Contributed by James Snyder on Aug 8, 2020
Some people say we are living in the "new normal." I'm not sure exactly what they mean, and I don't have the time to ask, nor the desire.
If the "new normal" is what I have been experiencing in the parsonage for the last several months, I'm all for it. Let it
My parents used to operate a true “Mom and Pop” grocery store before I started school. I still remember some of the good times—and some of the bad times, too, unfortunately—from those days gone by.
Some of the items they had for sale were plastic models. These were mostly Revell, Lindberg, or
Contributed by Davon Huss on May 31, 2014
Daniel Overdorf: One of my older sisters and her husband served for 12 years as missionaries to Haiti. Among various other ministries, such as church plants, a school and feeding programs, they discipled a few young men who today lead various churches and ministries.
One participant in this
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 21, 2013
GOLFERS HAVE A CHANGE OF HEART
When you willingly give Jesus all that you are and all that you have, you receive so much more in return.
I heard a story once about a group of guys who were returning from playing golf in rural Georgia. As they drove down a two-lane road they came up on a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 23, 2012
ARISTIDES ON CHRISTIANS
Writing in about 125 AD, a Christian philosopher by the name of Aristides looked at Christianity and said this:
"They walk in all humility and kindness, and falsehood is not found among them, and they love one another. They despise not the widow, and grieve not the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 26, 2009
THE BEST COMMENT ON FAITH IS ACTION
The Apostle Paul spoke of "faith working through love" (Gal. 5:6). The apostle John wrote "If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him? Dear Children, let us not love with words or
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Jun 10, 2005
I Don’t Want a ‘Shicken Sandich’! (06.13.05--The Tie That Binds--1 John 3:13-18)
“Well, what do you want?” The young frustrated mother blurted out to her little boy as he pouted in the fast food line. “We’ve been standing here for five minutes and I’ve told you everything on the menu. What is it
Contributed by David Asch on Jan 18, 2005
At the library a couple of weeks ago, where I often go to study, I saw a car with a bumper sticker. This car was parked in the first space, so it was unmistakable – you saw it the moment you pulled into the parking lot, and it confronted you as you walked to the parking lot from the library. It
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jan 3, 2003
IF I CAN'T BE GOOD ENOUGH...
Little Billy, caught in mischief, was asked by his mother, "How do you expect to get into heaven?"
He thought for a moment and then said, "Well, I’ll just run in and out and keep slamming the door until
Contributed by John Walls on Jan 31, 2001
A young man wrote this to his girlfriend. “Sweetheart, if this world was as hot as the Sahara desert, I would crawl on my knees through the burning sand to come to you. If the world would be like the Atlantic Ocean, I would swim through shark infested waters to come to you. I would