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  • Judgment Epidemic

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 22, 2010

    JUDGMENT EPIDEMIC At a recent gathering of seminary professors, one teacher reported that at his school the most damaging charge one student can lodge against another is that the person is being "judgmental." He found this pattern very upsetting. "You can’t get a good argument going in class more

  • Right And Wrong

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 22, 2010

    RIGHT AND WRONG Years ago, when I lived on South Holmes Street, I used the Super D pharmacy that was nearby. There was a young woman who worked there with whom I had occasional conversations. She told me that everyone in her family had had an abortion except her. She added that she did not judge more

  • Parable Story  PRO

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 22, 2010
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    PARABLE STORY Theological belief is sometimes a murky matter. A candidate for ordination as a minister was asked, "What part of the Bible do you like best?" He said: "I like the New Testament best." Then he was asked, "What Book in the New Testament is your favorite?" He answered, "The Book of more

  • To Hold Water  PRO

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 22, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    TO HOLD WATER There is no substitute for sound, biblical thinking. John Gardner: An excellent plumber is infinitely more admirable than an incompetent theologian. The society which scorns excellence in plumbing because plumbing is a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in theology more

  • Ask Questions Before Making Decisions

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 22, 2010

    ASK QUESTIONS BEFORE MAKING DECISIONS Author Bobb Biehl said he decided about twenty years ago to make a hobby of asking questions. He began collecting them and included an entire chapter of questions in his book, Increasing Your Leadership Confidence, in the chapter "Decision-Making." He urged more

  • Theologian, Writer, Speaker R. C. Sproul: ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 22, 2010

    Theologian, writer, speaker R. C. Sproul: “Truth is that which more

  • A Professor At Cornell University Wrote This ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 22, 2010

    A professor at Cornell University wrote this poem. I can’t decide if he were a disciple of Christ or an opponent. What was our trust, we trust not; What was our faith, we doubt. Whether we must or must not, We may debate about. The soul perhaps is a gust of gas, And more

  • Ravi Zacharias Is One Of The Most Prominent And ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 22, 2010

    Ravi Zacharias is one of the most prominent and effective Christian speakers and writers of our time. Once Ravi was doing a lecture at Ohio State U. As he was being driven to the auditorium, the driver went past the new Wexner Art Center. The driver said, "This is a brand new art building for more

  • In A Turning Point Daily Devotional, David ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 22, 2010

    In a Turning Point Daily Devotional, David Jeremiah related this story: During the mid-twentieth century, one of the most recognizable brand icons in America was a dog sitting in front of an old-time gramophone, head cocked, listening to the sound. That iconic image, owned by the RCA Victor record more

  • Back In 1830 George Wilson Was Convicted Of ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on May 6, 2010

    Back in 1830 George Wilson was convicted of robbing the U.S. Mail and was sentenced to be hanged. President Andrew Jackson issued a pardon for Wilson, but he refused to accept it. The matter went to Chief Justice Marshall, who concluded that Wilson would have to be executed. "A pardon is a more

  • George Gordon Liddy Was A Watergate Conspirator ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on May 6, 2010

    George Gordon Liddy was a Watergate conspirator serving under Pres. Richard Nixon. Upon his release from prison: "I have found within myself all I need and all I ever shall need. I am a man of great more

  • Dave Mcpherson Told This ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on May 6, 2010

    Dave McPherson told this story: A U.S. Air Force transport plane with its captain and 5 crew members was flying over Alaska in the mid-50s when they entered an unusually fierce snowstorm. The navigator contacted an air base only to be told that he had veered several hundred miles off course. more

  • Real Mothers

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on May 3, 2010

    REAL MOTHERS Real Mothers don't eat quiche; they don't have time to make it. Real Mothers know that their kitchen utensils are probably in the sandbox. Real Mothers often have sticky floors, filthy ovens and happy kids. Real Mothers know that dried Playdoh doesn't come out of shag more

  • Love In The Home

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on May 3, 2010
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    LOVE IN THE HOME If I live in a house of spotless beauty with everything in its place, but have not love, I am a housekeeper--not a homemaker. If I have time for waxing, polishing, and decorative achievements, but have not love, my children learn cleanliness--not godliness. Love leaves more

  • Tim Stafford Of "Christianity Today” ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on May 3, 2010

    Tim Stafford of “Christianity Today” magazine said (September 14, 1992, p. 36): A pastor I know, Stephey Belynskyj, starts each confirmation class with a jar full of beans. He asks his students to guess how many beans are in the jar, and on a big pad of paper writes down their estimates. Then, more

  • Some Years Ago I Was In A Discussion With A ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on May 3, 2010

    Some years ago I was in a discussion with a member of the so-called Unity Church of Christianity. He said he believed the same thing I did - Unity - Jesus is the Way-Shower. We follow His example of a good life. Christianity – Jesus is the Way to God. Jesus gives us new life by dying for our more

  • Way Back In January Of 2002 We Taught William ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on May 3, 2010

    Way back in January of 2002 we taught William Fay’s approach to sharing the gospel. It was called “Share Jesus Without Fear.” A part of those sessions dealt with handling objections. "There are many religions in the world. How can you know the right one?" Response: "All religions can be more

  • A Man Came Back From A Weekend Retreat Experience ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 28, 2010

    A man came back from a weekend retreat experience and, when a friend asked him how it was, he said, "I died!" The friend asked him what he meant. "You see," the man answered, "I went to this thing not knowing what to expect. But in the process of that long weekend, I discovered that I had spent more

  • I Just Want The Site

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 28, 2010

    "I JUST WANT THE SITE" London businessman Lindsay Clegg told the story of a warehouse property he was selling. The building had been empty for months and needed repairs. Vandals had damaged the doors, smashed the windows, and strewn trash all over the place. As he showed a prospective more

  • #8217;who Flew The ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 28, 2010

    ‘’Who Flew the Kite?’’ "I did," said the wind! "I did," said the paper! "I did," said the string! "I did," said the boy! But in reality they ALL flew the kite! If the wind had lulled, if the paper had torn, if the sticks had broken, if the tail had caught in more