Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 8, 2011
Luciano Pavarotti, the famous opera star, almost missed his calling. As a young man, he taught elementary school and sang only occasionally. But several people made the difference for him. One was his grandmother who, when he was a boy, would hold him in her lap and say,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 23, 2011
THE TENACITY OF EDISON AND LINCOLN
Look at the life of Thomas Edison. At 21, he patented his first major invention: the Electrical Vote Recorder (a device 100 years ahead of its time!). At 26, he invented the automatic telegraph and paraffin paper. At 30, the phonograph (earliest record player).
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 19, 2011
Not too long ago, a real estate listing in Dallas had the simple headline: "Converted Church." In other words, what had once been a church facility is now somebody's house.
The listing under the heading had this description: "The altar has been adapted for use as a
Contributed by Mark Hensley on Jun 27, 2001
“ If you were to ask Jesus today the one reason for his coming to earth, He would sum up his entire ministry in one statement: He came to seek and to save that which was
Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jun 7, 2001
There are some interesting facts about the sisal plant from which is made tough sisal twine. It grows in Yucatan, Mexico, in hard stony soil. Some Americans visited the area and decided that there might be good money to be made in growing it in richer soil under better conditions. So they started