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  • Trust God With The Splinter

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Apr 28, 2018
     | 355 views

    Trouble is inevitable. It has spawned the counseling ministry. Therapist, psychologist, psychiatrist, support groups dedicate their lives to helping people deal with grief, addictions, abuse, and stress. There are many solutions offered. You can pop a pill or uncork a bottle or take a ...read more

  • Resurrection Reveille

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Apr 6, 2018
     | 99 views

    Before his death Winston Churchill became a follower of Jesus Christ. He made his own funeral arrangements. When they said the benediction, he had arranged for a bugler high in the dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral to play “Taps,” the universal signal of the day is over. After he finished there was a ...read more

  • Servant

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Mar 27, 2018
     | 189 views

    Nantucket, Massachusetts is located next to important shipping lanes running along the East Coast. Toward the end of the 1800s, sailing ships were in their heyday. Nantucket Island saw hundreds of vessels passing by each day—all navigating without the advantages of modern technology. Treacherous ...read more

  • What's Most Important To You?

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Mar 27, 2018
     | 193 views

    Next to Billy Graham, Rick Warren and Joel Osteen are probably to most recognizable ministers in America. Warren is the author of the top selling hardcover book of all time, The Purpose Driven Life. It sold 30 million copies. Speaking about his "purpose driven" success, in 2005 Warren told ...read more

  • Hush Puppies

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Aug 27, 2014
     | 1,621 views

    Are you familiar with the brush-suede shoe called Hush Puppies? It was popular when I was a kid. The brand was all but dead until late 1994. Sales were down to 30,000 pairs a year, mostly sold in backwoods outlets and small-town family stores. Wolverine, the company that makes Hush Puppies, was ...read more

  • Prayer Is Required

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Aug 27, 2014
     | 1,986 views

    Someone has said, “God had only one Son who lived without sin, but He has had no sons who have lived without prayer.” Jesus was constantly in prayer. He prayed before He ate, before great decisions, and in the Garden of Gethsemane before He went to the cross. Sometimes He prayed all night. ...read more

  • Where Are The Happiest Kids?

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Feb 7, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 600 views

    WHERE ARE THE HAPPIEST KIDS? Where do the happiest kids in the world live? A study released in 2012 titled "The New Definition of Childhood" produced by an agency headquartered in Chicago found that the happiest kids in the world live in Mexico--despite its many social ills and widespread ...read more

  • The Shoes From My Father

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jan 21, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 823 views

    THE SHOES FROM MY FATHER Roy Smith was a preacher of a past generation. In his book Tales I’ve Told Twice, he tells about being at a dress rehearsal for the school play. He was a freshman at the little junior college in the town where his family always lived. He didn’t know how but somehow ...read more

  • Our Greatest Need

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Dec 20, 2012
     | 678 views

    If we were to go out on the streets and ask people at random, “What is your greatest need?” we would probably get a number of different responses. We wouldn’t be surprised in this economy if we got several answers of people needing a job so they could provide for their home and family. If people ...read more

  • Billy Graham Told Of A Meeting He Had With ...

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Dec 18, 2012
     | 826 views

    Billy Graham told of a meeting he had with German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, former mayor of Cologne, imprisoned by Hitler for opposing the Nazi regime, and later chancellor of the West German Federal Republic. Adenauer truly deserves the title of "statesman" as he picked up the broken pieces of ...read more

  • The Jim Twins. ...

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Dec 18, 2012
     | 1,021 views

    Maybe you’ve heard the story of the Jim twins. Jim Springer and Jim Lewis were twin sons of a fourteen-year-old Italian girl. She gave birth to them in a small town in Ohio and then disappeared. They were adopted into two separate loving families, but after 39 years of life had never seen one ...read more

  • The Gravedigger's Cough

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Nov 29, 2012
     | 1,087 views

    English writer F.W. Boreham tells a story about an old gravedigger who had a terrible cough. A visitor to the cemetery expressed sympathy to the old man and his cough. The gravedigger motioned to the graves around him and said, “There’s plenty here who would be glad of my cough.” His point being ...read more

  • Right On The Edge

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jul 29, 2011
     | 613 views

    RIGHT ON THE EDGE A veteran Buffalo, N.Y. police officer found the handwritten note on the ice along with a brown wallet and a baseball cap with a pen stuck through it. The note was short and to the point, "Please tell my parents I'm sorry." A 48-year-old man in a thin blue jacket, on a cold, ...read more

  • The True Reference Point  PRO

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Apr 13, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 710 views

    THE TRUE REFERENCE POINT Nuclear submarines consist of some of the most amazing technology on the planet. These incredible military vessels can stay underwater for ninety days, but every ninety days the submarine must resurface to maintain proper alignment with the North Star. While ...read more

  • A Pastor Told Of A Woman In His Church That Had ...

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jul 8, 2010
     | 592 views

    A pastor told of a woman in his church that had the spiritual gift of service and mercy. Over and over she was used in situations that brought great honor to the Lord. There was a woman in the community with eight children. The terrible news came to this mother that her husband had been killed ...read more

  • The Gifts In The Fries

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jul 8, 2010
     | 661 views

    THE GIFTS IN THE FRIES If you have one or more of the gifts of service, you are critical to the work and glory of God. Do not think lightly of your place in God’s plan. A man goes to buy a hamburger for lunch. The young lady behind the counter asks, “Do you want fries with that?” The man ...read more

  • A Pastor Friend Was Telling Me About Two Men In ...

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jul 8, 2010
     | 391 views

    A pastor friend was telling me about two men in his church who are stricken with Alzheimer’s. One man is a retired pastor. He and his wife still attend church. Sometimes it takes this retired pastor longer than usual to say something. My friend spoke of being patient with him as they ...read more

  • True Lifesavers

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jun 30, 2010
     | 540 views

    Nantucket, Massachusetts is located next to important shipping lanes running along the East Coast. Toward the end of the 1800s sailing ships were in their heyday. Nantucket Island saw hundreds of vessels passing by each day—all navigating without the advantages of modern technology. Treacherous ...read more

  • Two Men Were Talking And One Said To The Other, ...

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jun 23, 2010
     | 512 views

    Two men were talking and one said to the other, “You’re having an anniversary soon, right?” The other replied, “Yes, a big one. 20 years.” “Wow,” said the other, “what are you going to get your wife for your anniversary?” The other replied, “A trip to Australia.” “Wow, Australia, that’s some ...read more

  • On Their 50th Wedding Anniversary, A Couple ...

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jun 23, 2010
     | 642 views

    On their 50th wedding anniversary, a couple summed up the reason for their long and happy marriage. The husband said, “I have tried never to be selfish. After all, there is no “I” in the word marriage.” The wife ...read more