Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Oct 28, 2014
Love eh, the most excellent way, how do we sum this up. What is the main point I’d like to make about love? Well it’s this, “Love is the pursuit of relationships.”
Well what would that look like?
Let me tell you about a couple of young men who were born in the same town back early in the last
Contributed by Dwight Clough on Dec 29, 2012
Imagine for a moment that you were a child in a super rich family. If you wanted a new car, it’s yours. If you wanted a week in Europe or in the South Pacific, no problem. For you, money is no object. Whatever you want is yours.
Most of us will never be in that situation. But, in reality, we are
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 18, 2012
DREAM BIG: GOOGLE'S FOUNDERS
In 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin picked the number one followed by 100 zeroes while they were still graduate students at Stanford University. That number in mathematical terms is called a googol, and that became the name of their new enterprise. Today, Google
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 16, 2011
PRAYER AND PRESIDENT LINCOLN
A clergyman from New York, during a call on President Lincoln at the White House, said: "I have not come to ask any favors of you, Mr. President; I have only come to say that the loyal people of the North are sustaining you and will continue to do so. We are giving
Contributed by Bret Toman on Jan 2, 2010
BRAVEHEART: "I DON'T WANT TO LOSE HEART"
Braveheart (2:12:34 - 2:14:30) is the story of Scotland’s pursuit of freedom from the tyranny of the English under the leadership of William Wallace, played by Mel Gibson. Leading up to this scene was a battle where Wallace and his men were fighting the
"ACCORDING TO THE POWER THAT WORKS WITHIN US:"
According to (kata) means in proportion
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 7, 2009
WHAT DO YOU SAY?
Winnie the Pooh and Piglet were walking along he road in companionable silence. Then Piglet asks Pooh: "When you wake up in the morning, what do you say?"
Pooh answered, "I say, ’What’s for breakfast?’ What do you say, Piglet?"
Piglet answers, "I say, ’I wonder what
Consumed with Consumerism
We Americans are CONSUMED with the CONSUMER mentality! We’re used to choosing whatever gives us the most "perks and bennies" at any given time.
We look for a restaurant with the best price and menu and atmosphere and location. We go to the clothing store that
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 2, 2008
FLAWED INDIVIDUALS ON A RESCUE MISSION
The author of the book entitled, "The Word and Power Church: What Happens When A Church Seeks All God Has to Offer," Doug Banister, writes, "The Spring of 1940 found Hitler’s panzer divisions mopping up French troops and preparing for a seige of Great
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
The Greatest Love of All
"For this reason I kneel before the Father... that Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power... to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love surpasses
Contributed by Richard Goble on Oct 30, 2007
As I was growing up with a younger brother and sister, one of our favorite games to play was baseball. We had a plastic bat and ball, and we would team up with some of the neighborhood kids and play ball in the back yard.
On one particular occasion my mom took our bat away from us because we were
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
So if the kingdom of heaven is so valuable, why doesn’t everybody do everything they can to be a part of it?
I think it’s because value is often in the eye of the beholder. What has value and what doesn’t is really up to personal interpretation. What some people think are valuable have no value at
Contributed by David Parks on Sep 18, 2006
NEVER GIVE UP
Haddon Robinson tells the following story. I hope you appreciate it as I did.
It was New Year’s Day, 1929, and Georgia Tech. and UCLA were battling it out in the Rose Bowl. Georgia Tech. fumbled the football late in the first half. Roy Riggles recovered for California. Picking up
Contributed by Steven Dow on Jun 29, 2005
You know when you buy toys for your kids or grandkids often times on the package in fine print are these words: “Batteries not included.” Do you know what that means? It means that you get the toy, but the power to make it work is not included.
That is not the kind of gift that God gives.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 22, 2005
OF ROYAL LINEAGE
People will pay big bucks to be royal.
A scrap book that once belonged to Britain’s Queen Victoria is now up for auction, and the current high bid is £53,400 (101,117.42 dollars).
One of the bidders is hoping to prove royal heritage through a hair that belonged to
Let’s play ‘Let’s Pretend’. Let’s pretend that you work for me. In fact, you are my executive assistant in a company that is growing rapidly. I’m the owner and I’m interested in expanding overseas. To pull this off, I make plans to travel abroad and stay there until a new branch office gets
Contributed by Ken Kersten on Jun 3, 2003
Ways to know your church is unfriendly.
When the sign out front says – For members only
When the parking lot has a sign that says – unauthorized vehicles will be towed at owners expense.
When the church lobby has a sign that says – no loitering
When you say “Praise the Lord”
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jan 3, 2003
IF I CAN'T BE GOOD ENOUGH...
Little Billy, caught in mischief, was asked by his mother, "How do you expect to get into heaven?"
He thought for a moment and then said, "Well, I’ll just run in and out and keep slamming the door until
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 1, 2002
Malcolm, a man with a terrible temper, was playing a round of golf with his pastor. After leaving three straight putts on the edge of the cup, Malcolm exploded. "I missed!" he screamed. "How could I miss?" With that he heaved his putter into a nearby lake, kicked a wheel on the golf cart and drove
Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 11, 2002
The mysterious formula for Coca-Cola
In 1925, the only written copy of its formula Coca-Cola admits to having was retrieved from a New York bank (where it had been held as collateral on a sugar loan) and reverently laid in safe deposit box in Woodruff’s Atlanta bank, the Trust Company of Georgia