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 Sermon Central on Aug 12, 2011
WHERE CAN I GET A HEART LIKE YOURS?
Bill White of Paramount, California talks about being in Compton, California, working with volunteers from several different churches on a Saturday doing projects to serve the city. At lunch time, he was headed down a narrow side street when he saw dozens of
Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Jul 19, 2011
Live in a Way That Glorifies God
Dan Blocker was my favorite character, Hoss, on the TV series Bonanza. When he died unexpectedly, Hoss died. The producers knew they could not replace him. The story was that woman was caught in a flood. Hoss held her above the water with one hand and held a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 17, 2009
STRANGE INSIDE AND OUT
In May 2008, scientists finally completed analyzing the DNA of the platypus, a creature native to Australia that defies categorization under bird, reptile or mammal. The platypus is so odd that when the first specimens were sent to Europe in the 19th century, scientists
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 13, 2009
75% of Americans identify colleagues from their church as the most important group or network in
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 Sermon Central on May 16, 2001
THEY DIED IN THE SERVICE
One Sunday morning the pastor noticed little Alex was staring up at the large plaque that hung in the foyer of the church. The plaque was covered with names, and small American flags were mounted on either side of it.
The seven-year-old had been staring at the