Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 9, 2015
During the Great Depression a good man lost his job, exhausted his savings, and forfeited his home. His grief was multiplied by the sudden death of his young wife. The only thing he had left was his faith. One day as he combed the neighborhood looking for work he stopped to watch as men did
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 3, 2012
THE NEW STUDENT
Wendy has the typical dreams owned by the typical High School students. She wants to make friends, she wants to join some clubs, she wants to become a cheerleader, and ultimately wants to graduate and make a living for herself and her future family. There’s only one problem
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 10, 2011
I was at Boy Scout Camp when I discovered the terrible damage a fire storm could do to my life. It was a lazy afternoon very hot and dry. John and I were sent back to camp to start dinner for the guys. When I got back to camp, I discovered that the camp fire looked as if it had gone
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2008
IN A WYCLIFFE BIBLE TRANSLATORS PUBLICATION, THERE WAS A RECENT STORY ABOUT A WOMAN WHO SERVED AS A HOUSE-PARENT FOR MISSIONARIES’ CHILDREN IN THE PHILIPPINES. SHE LOVED BOOKS. THOUGH SHE LOANED OUT SOME, OTHERS SHE TREASURED IN A FOOTLOCKER. ONCE, IN THE QUIET OF THE NIGHT, SADIE HEARD A FAINT
Contributed by Glenn Durham on Feb 12, 2008
The story is told that John Wesley, a founder of Methodism, changed his view about church division after a dream in which he was first transported to the gates of Hell. He asked, “Are there any Presbyterians here?” “Yes,” was the reply. “Any Roman Catholics?” “Yes.” “Any Congregationalists?” “Yes.”
Contributed by Jim Kilson on May 6, 2006
A wealthy man before leaving on an extended vacation said to a contractor, "While I am away, I want you to build me a fine new home according to these plans. Be sure you work with extreme care, and use the best of everything. Tell me the cost as soon as you have it and I’ll send you a check."
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Nov 11, 2004
Billy Graham tells the story about a little child the was playing with a very valuable vase. He put his hand into it and could not withdraw it. His father too, tried his best to get it out, to no avail. They were thinking of breaking the vase when the father said, “Now my son, make one more try.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 2, 2004
ONE LITTLE PROBLEM
In 1174 the Italian architect Bonnano Pisano began work on what would become his most famous project: A separately standing eight-story bell tower for the Cathedral of the city of Pisa. The tower was to be eight-stories and 185-foot tall. There was just one "little" problem:
Contributed by Jason Cole on Feb 23, 2004
Martha Berry was a lady with a vision to help children. She began a school for poor children. She had no books, no building and no money. But she had a dream. She went to Henry Ford to ask for a donation. Mr. Ford reached into his pocket gave Martha Berry a dime. Most people would have been
Contributed by Eric Snyder on Oct 22, 2001
What are we to do? Daniel Webster offered excellent advice, saying, "If we work on marble it will perish. If we work on brass, time will efface it. If we rear temples, they will crumble to dust. But if we work on men’s immortal minds, if we imbue them with high principles, with just fear of God and
A vicar was retiring after 25 years in the parish. As he came to clear out his bedroom he found a small bowl with 5 eggs and £1,000 pounds in.
Baffled he called his wife and said: Darling, what is this little basket under the bed with five eggs and £1,000 in.
"Oh " she said " I must confess