Back when I was about 12 years old, a new "snack shop" opened up in our neighborhood. It was a hamburger fast food business started by a local resident. The first day the shop was opened, food was on the house -- free. This was a way of getting attention and interesting the community in their product. This idea is not that different from what we see here in Acts.
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Contributed by Christian Cheong on May 4, 2004
George W. Truett, a well-known Texas preacher, was invited to dinner in the home of a very wealthy oilman. After the meal, the host led him to a place where they could get a good view of the surrounding area. Pointing to the oil wells and punctuating the landscape, he boasted, "Twenty-five ...read more