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  • Is There Anyone Up There?

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on May 15, 2013

    IS THERE ANYONE UP THERE? There once was a tourist who came too close to the edge of the Grand Canyon, lost his footing and plunged over the side, clawing and scratching to save himself. After he disappeared out of sight; and, just before he fell into open space, he stumbled upon a scrubby bush more

  • The Story Of The Candy Cane

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 12, 2007

    The story of the candy cane • A Candy maker in Indiana wanted to make a candy that could be used as a witnessing tool, so he made the Christmas Candy Cane. • He incorporated several symbols for the birth, ministry, and death of Jesus. • He began with stick of pure white, hard candy. • White more

  • A Church Had An Unusual Ritual Every Sunday ...

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 10, 2007

    A church had an unusual ritual every Sunday morning. • Before the church sang the Doxology, they would stand up, • everyone would turn to the right and face a blank white wall, • and they would sang. • Every Sunday they did this • Finally a visitor to the church was confused and asked, more

  • A Lot Of You Have Probably Never Heard Of Kyle ...  PRO

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    A lot of you have probably never heard of Kyle McDonald, • Kyle’s mission was to trade one red paperclip for an entire house. • Before you say, “This guy is nuts,” you should know that he did it , he succeeded. • He started in July a few years ago. • He found someone who would trade in a more

  • I Was Reading An Article In Readers Digest By A ...  PRO

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    I was reading an article in readers digest by a man named Mark Smith • And in that article Mark Like many high school seniors, was filling out a college-scholarship application. • One form asked for any extracurricular activities. • He answered: more

  • Maybe You Have Been Hit With So Much Adversity ...

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 10, 2007
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    • Maybe you have been hit with so much adversity you feel like the little girl who was riding along on her bike when she bumped her head on the low hanging branch of a tree. • She ran into the house hollering, "Mom, Joey hit me!" • Her Mom looked up from what she was doing and said, "Sissy, more

  • Joseph M. Stowell Tells A Story About His ...

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 10, 2007

    Joseph M. Stowell tells a story about his childhood. • He says “Growing up in Hackensack, N.J., provided a variety of experiences for me. • One was going to school with some of the rough kids from the neighboring town of South Hackensack. • I recall one afternoon, playfully trading punches more

  • A Six-Year-Old Boy Came Home With A Note From ...

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 8, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    • A six-year-old boy came home with a note from his teacher in which it was suggested that he be taken out of school, as he was “too stupid to learn.” That boy was Thomas A. Edison. • Alfred Tennyson’s grandfather gave him 10 shillings for writing a eulogy for his grandmother. Handing it to the more

  • The Auction

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 7, 2007
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    Years ago, there was a very wealthy man • Who, along with his devoted son, shared a passion for art collecting. • Together they traveled around the world, adding only the finest art treasures to their collection. • Priceless works by Picasso, Van Gogh, Monet and many others adorned the walls more

  • Two Ladies On A Train  PRO

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 7, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Two Ladies on a Train • Years ago a man found himself on a train between two ladies. • And Unfortunately for him the two ladies were arguing constantly about whether the window should be open or shut. • The lady farthest from the window argued that she would die of heat stroke if it wasn’t more

  • Startling Statistics

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 7, 2007

    Startling Statistics Only eight percent of the time since the beginning of recorded history has the world been entirely at peace. In over 3,100 years, only 286 have been warless and 8,000 treaties have been broken in this time. Jesus Himself tells us in Mt 24:6 6 And you will hear of wars and more

  • A Few Years Ago In Kentucky There Was A Little ...

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 7, 2007

    • A few years ago in Kentucky there was a little boy who was being very disruptive during service • After a few minutes, his father who had put him under his arm carried him out. • No one in the congregation so much as raised an more

  • It Was A Few Weeks Before Christmas 1917. The ...

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 7, 2007

    It was a few weeks before Christmas 1917. The beautiful snowy landscapes of Europe were blackened by war. The trenches on one side held the Germans and on the other side the trenches were filled with Americans. It was World War I. The exchange of gunshots was intense. Separating them was a very more