Sermon Illustrations

Years ago, when I was a youth minister, we offered a free trip to youth camp to any teenager who could decipher the new name of the Youth Newsletter: The W.E.E.L.Y.D.O.T.L.I.S.T. -- We got all kinds of guesses, but out of several hundred teenagers who tried, no one figured it out. Sure enough, on our first night at camp, one of the first things the teenagers wanted to find out about was what the real meaning was. I explained that the name was put together to always remember a very important truth: When Everyone Else Lets You Down, Only The Lord Is Still True. ... W.E.E.L.Y.D.O.T.L.I.S.T.