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  • Spiritual Perfection

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 29, 2008
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    Spiritual Perfection A man once came up to C. H. Spurgeon, the great English preacher, at a Christian retreat, and said that he had reached a state of spiritual perfection. Without a word Spurgeon picked up a pitcher of ice-cold water and poured it on the man's head. When the man became angry ...read more

  • Ready For Resurrection Morning

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 29, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,872 views

    READY FOR RESURRECTION MORNING A true story is told about a distinguished man, the only white person buried in a Georgia cemetery reserved exclusively for blacks. He had lost his mother when he was just a baby. His father, who never married again, hired a black woman named Mandy to help raise ...read more

  • Laughter Resurrection  PRO

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 29, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,391 views

    Laughter Resurrection Bernard Martin, writes the following story in his book If God Does Not Die. One day a pastor was called from a children's party at the Sunday school to visit a young woman whose world had collapsed into an acute depression following the death of her husband in an auto ...read more

  • Shadowlands Is A Powerful ...

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 29, 2008
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    Shadowlands is a powerful movie Based on the life of C.S. Lewis. In one scene Lewis has just return from London to Oxford. Thru interesting circulmstances he met Joy Gresham, And American woman who was interested in his writings. Later on in the story Lewis marries Joy Gresham in a ...read more

  • Let Loose

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 29, 2008
     | 993 views

    LET LOOSE In his drama The Trial of Jesus, John Masefield has the centurion Longinus report to Pilate after the crucifixion of Jesus. Longinus had been the officer in charge of the execution, and after his official report, Pilate's wife calls the centurion to come and tell her how the prisoner ...read more

  • A Child's Father Kept Bringing Home Office Work ...  PRO

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 29, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,018 views

    A child's father kept bringing home office work just about every night. Finally his first-grader son asked why. Daddy explained that he had so much work, he couldn't finish it all during the day. The boy ...read more

  • Most Of You Probably Know That The Show "Friends" ...

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 26, 2008
     | 876 views

    Most of you probably know that the show "Friends" is one of the most watched sitcoms on TV. I have watched it many times, and some of the episodes are pretty funny. But, the show is also very revealing about the way our society and also many people in the church see friendships today. If we ...read more

  • The American Pianist, Composer, Author, Comedian ...  PRO

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 26, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 616 views

    The American pianist, composer, author, comedian and actor, Oscar Levant (1906 -- 1972), was ordered to appear before the draft-board examiner during World War II. The official asked him, "Do you think you can kill another ...read more

  • A Friend Like Pee Wee Reese

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 26, 2008
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    A Friend Like Pee Wee Reese Willie Morris says that gestures often speak more eloquently than words. In his first season with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Jackie Robinson, the first black man to play major league baseball, faced venom nearly everywhere he traveled -- fastballs were aimed at his ...read more

  • A Blessed Moment

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 26, 2008
     | 1,182 views

    A Blessed Moment I want to share a personal story with you that meant the world to me. I have seldom felt so loved and appreciated by my father as on our last trip visit our parents in Paraguay just a few months ago. I share this story because I want families. And, you might say that it is even ...read more

  • Kahlil Gibran, Writes The Following Poem On ...

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 26, 2008
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    Kahlil Gibran, writes the following poem On Children: Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you, You may give them your love but not your ...read more

  • Make Me Fit To Live With

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 26, 2008
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    Make Me Fit to Live With John Drescher, in his book, If I Were Starting My Family Again, says something really profound. He used to pray for his children, that they would become more obedient, pleasant, loving, and so on. And then he says: "... it struck me that this kind of praying myst ...read more

  • The Story Is Told That After Helen Keller's ...

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 26, 2008
     | 810 views

    The story is told that after Helen Keller’s teacher, Anne Sullivan, had given her the names of physical objects in sign language, Miss Sullivan attempted to explain God and tapped out the symbols for the name "God." Much to Miss Sullivan’s surprise, Helen spelled back, "Thank you for ...read more

  • I Want To Stay With You  PRO

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 26, 2008
    based on 13 ratings
     | 894 views

    I Want to Stay With You That reminds me of what happened one Sunday after a Child Dedication service. As a young family was driving away from church after the dedication of their baby, little Johnny, the older brother, cried all the way home in the back seat of the car. His mother asked him ...read more

  • In The Nineteenth ...

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 26, 2008
     | 562 views

    In the nineteenth century, lighthouses on the U.S. coasts were tended by lighthouse keepers and their families. If a man who tended the light became disabled, often the work was picked up by his wife or children. Such was the case of Hosea Lewis. In 1853 he became the keeper of the light ...read more

  • Last Sunday As We Were Driving To Church Our ...

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 26, 2008
     | 691 views

    Last Sunday as we were driving to church Our teenage son leaned over from the back seat gave his mother a kiss on the cheek and said, “Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!” My wife objected, “But it’s not Mother’s Day today – that’s ...read more