WOW! Do we know in 2016 there were 33,000 distinct denominations? It is estimated by 2025 there will be 55,000 denominations? Wow? You can’t get along with others? Just go out and start your own?
C.H. Spurgeon penned the words: The time will come when
WE NEED TO BELIEVE GOD TO BE CALLED OUT, SET ASIDE, TO HEAR THE CALL OF GOD TO BE FAITHFUL, A PECULIAR PEOPLE…
1 Peter 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his
Contributed by Matthew Redder on May 21, 2018
Have you ever shopped at Home Depot? Lowes? Or some other home repair-improvement type store?
If you have you've inevitably seen the piles of lumber tossed aside that are broken, cracked, warped, crooked, or just plain look bad. These piles of lumber go ignored as faithful builders go for the
Contributed by David Simpson on Apr 23, 2018
1 Peter 2:7-8 “Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. But to those who do not believe, ‘The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone, and, ‘A stone that causes men to stumble and a rock that makes them fall.’ They stumble because they disobey the message—which is also what they
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 12, 2011
ST. PATRICK: STONES SQUASHED IN THE MUD
As a young boy Patrick lived a comfortable life near an English coastal city where his father was a deacon in their church. But at the age of 16, all that came to an end. Irish pirates attacked his village, abducting Patrick and many of the household
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 9, 2011
GOD WANTS TO LIVE IN YOUR HOUSE
C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity: "Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to rebuild that house. At first, perhaps, you can understand what He is doing. He is getting the drains right and stopping the leaks in the roof and so on: you knew that those jobs
Contributed by Luis Marquez on Jun 10, 2008
Uno sabe que se esta poniendo viejo cuando:
- Todo duele, y lo que no duele, no trabaja.
- Tienes una fiesta en la casa y ni los vecinos se enteran.
- La libreta telefónica esta llena de contactos cuyos nombres empiezan con Dr.
- Se renuncia a esconder la barriga no importa quien este
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Sep 19, 2006
Stanley Hauerwas and William Willimon open their book Resident Aliens with the following:
Sometime between 1960 and 1980, an old, inadequately conceived world ended…and a new world began.
When and how did we change? Although it may sound trivial, one of us is tempted to date the shift sometime
Contributed by Jim Kane on Jul 11, 2002
WHAT A FATHER DOES
“What are the primary tasks of being a father? And how should we perform them? Fathers protect. Fathers teach. Fathers model. Fathers instill values. Fathers empower (or disempower), and Fathers are a child’s point of contact with the wider world. In particular, a father is
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jan 17, 2002
Zig Ziglar writes:
My brother, the late Judge Ziglar, loved to tell the story of the fellow who went next door to borrow his neighbor’s lawnmower.
The neighbor explained that he could not let him use the mower because all the flights had been canceled from New York to Los Angeles.
Contributed by Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
Some time ago I was reading about the 18th century German sculptor Johann Heinrich von Dannecker. His skills were impressive. He could bring stone to life with his tools. At the height of his powers, he wanted to do something special with his gifts -- he wanted to shape a statue of Christ that