Contributed by Joe Bertone on Aug 1, 2012
A student is taking a class in ornithology, the study of birds, and it’s a very difficult class with a very ornery professor. He walks in for the final, and he thinks he’s studied up for it, but there’s no paper and pencil questions, no little blue books. He looks above the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 21, 2010
Baptism of Paul Harvey
Paul Harvey wrote about his own baptism. He said that even though he had received almost every reward for his broadcasting ability that he still felt empty inside. One summer, however, he and his wife were vacationing in a place called Cave Creek, AZ. Sunday morning came and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 1, 2010
The Value of Water
Colonel Nick Rowe is not a name most of you have probably heard of before. He was a war hero, in a war that had so few heroes.
He was killed in the Philippines by an assassin. His funeral was one to be remembered. He is buried in Arlington national Cemetery. In all the history
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 11, 2009
Jimmy Carter On Evidence of Genuine Faith
In his book Living Faith Jimmy Carter writes: A group of Christian laymen involved in missionary work approached a small village near an Amish settlement. Seeking a possible convert, they confronted an Amish farmer and asked him, “Brother, are you a
An elementary school teacher was lecturing to her class on the dangers of not bundling up properly to face the winter cold. She told them a dramatic story about a naughty little boy who disobeyed his mother and went sledding one afternoon without his mittens, cap, and snow suit.
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 24, 2006
Robert Louis Stevenson wrote, Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde
"Stevenson’s man found a trick by which he could change himself into the person of another man, make an actual transformation of himself. He could change, not only his internal thoughts and feelings, but also his external looks and actions.
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Jan 4, 2006
A man named Russell Edward Herman left trillions of dollars to thousands of people he’d never met. What was the catch? Russell Edward Herman didn’t have trillions of dollars. He was just a simple, poor carpenter. While the wild, wild will of the late Russell Herman never paid off for his
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
How can we understand forgiveness if we haven’t recognized the depth of our