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  • My Son Timothy Has Just Had His 13th Birthday ...

    Contributed by Andy Beech on Mar 29, 2008

    My son Timothy has just had his 13th Birthday last Monday, but when he was a toddler he was very taken with the Mr. Men series written by Roger Hargreaves. One of the books he particularly liked me to read to him was Mr. Topsy Turvy. [HOLD UP THE BOOK] Mr. Topsy Turvy is a chap who does ...read more

  • Edward Young Once Said That ‘procrastination Is ...

    Contributed by Andy Beech on Mar 29, 2008
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    Edward Young once said that ‘Procrastination is ...read more

  • There Is A Story Of A Farm Boy Who Accidentally ...

    Contributed by Andy Beech on Mar 29, 2008

    There is a story of a farm boy who accidentally overturned his wagonload of Corn in the road. The farmer who lived nearby came to investigate. "Hey, Willis," he called out, "forget your troubles for a spell and come on in and have dinner with us. Then I’ll help you get the wagon up." ...read more

  • My Child

    Contributed by Andy Beech on Mar 29, 2008

    My Child I would like to rejoice with the rest, Lord, But there’s a great big ache in my heart - For someone I love is suffering, Lord, And I don’t know how to start. Will you help me sing carols again, Lord? And make all my fears depart? Will you lead me safely to Bethlehem To worship ...read more

  • When I Was About 27 Years Old I Developed An ...

    Contributed by Andy Beech on Mar 29, 2008
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    When I was about 27 years old I developed an abscess in a rather embarrassing area of the body. Consequently I tried to keep quiet about it hoping it would go away by natural means. Eventually the abscess got to such a size that the pain was intense and I was finding it difficult to walk. So I ...read more

  • Terry Waite Spoke The Following Words At A ...

    Contributed by Andy Beech on Mar 29, 2008

    Terry Waite spoke the following words at a Christian Booksellers Convention held at Bournemouth in March 1993: "It is hard sometimes in prison to sit and to pray, and to read of those who were in prison, and to read of their prayer, and to how the prison door or roof cracked open, the chains were ...read more

  • Some Time Ago I Was Reading Michael Green's Book ...

    Contributed by Andy Beech on Mar 29, 2008

    Some time ago I was reading Michael Green’s book -’Evangelism in the Local Church’, and one phrase he used has really struck home with me. He said that: ’We have two ears and only one mouth - so why don’t we get our prayers into the same ratio - twice as much ...read more

  • John Wimber Likens The Saying Of Prayers To The ...

    Contributed by Andy Beech on Mar 29, 2008

    John Wimber likens the saying of prayers to the throwing of a ball from one person to another. If you throw a ball to a friend - you throw it so that they can catch it. If you throw the ball and the friend chooses not to catch it, or for some reason is unable to catch it, then there can be no ...read more

  • Chalmers Illustration

    Contributed by Andy Beech on Mar 2, 2006

    Chalmers Illustration The other day I was reading a story from Graham Twelftree’s book ‘Get the Point Across’ about two African chiefs who came to the missionary Chalmers and asked for Christian teachers for their villages, but he apologised saying he didn’t have anyone to send. Two years ...read more

  • The Evangelist David Pawson Tells A Story About A ...  PRO

    Contributed by Andy Beech on Nov 29, 2005
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    The evangelist David Pawson tells a story about a budgerigar that sang hymns. He belonged to an old lady in Cardiff and could sing a whole verse of ’What a friend we have in Jesus!’ And when visitors come to this old folks home they heard a little voice saying ’What a friend we have in Jesus,’ ...read more