Contributed by Jim Butcher on Oct 16, 2018
Khris Davis is an outfielder for the Oakland Athletics in the majors.
In 2015, he batted .247 for the year.
In 2016, he batted .247 for the year.
In 2017, he batted .247 for the year.
And during the last season, in 2018, he batted . . . , you guessed it, .247 for the year.
He went 0-for-2 in
Contributed by Davon Huss on Jul 30, 2015
In a recent book, Presidential Praise: Our Presidents and Their Hymns authors C. Edward Spann and Michael E. Williams Sr. note that the title of President George W. Bush’s autobiography, A Charge to Keep, was drawn from Charles Wesley’s hymn.
The choice of this title is but one indication of
Contributed by Josh Hunt on Mar 24, 2012
AN AUTHENTIC VOICE
The world is waiting to hear an authentic voice, a voice from God--not an echo of what others are doing and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 12, 2011
YOU CAN MAKE HIM DRINK
Howard Hendricks, one of my professors at Dallas Theological Seminary, sometimes talked about his days when he was a student at the same seminary. In one of those stories, he tells about the time he was invited to preach in west Texas. "You've all heard of Nowhere? Well,"
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 14, 2009
SUIT OVER BIBLE "HATE" LANGUAGE
A Michigan man is suing Zondervan and Thomas Nelson, claiming biblical references to homosexuality as a sin violate his constitutional rights and have caused him emotional pain and mental instability. Bradley Fowler, 39, is seeking $60 million from Zondervan and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
LIFE BEGINS WHEN SHAKEN
Father Alfred Delp was a prisoner of the Nazis during World War II. He was charged with treason for true Christian preaching. From his jail cell he wrote about the meaning of Advent, the coming of Christ:
"Advent is a time for rousing. Human beings are shaken to the very
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
They did not deny that faith was an essential part of salvation, but they added to it (works, circumcision, & other rituals). Many do the same thing today they believe salvation is by grace + …
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., was ill with a staff infection of the throat. A new medicine called
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Jan 26, 2006
Take the story of young William Wilberforce. He was discouraged one night in the early 1790s after another defeat in his ten year battle against the slave trade in England. Tired and frustrated, he opened his Bible and began to leaf through it. A small piece of paper fell out and fluttered to the
Contributed by David Haun on May 27, 2004
In a former church I served, a mother started reading the Bible to her young son. A few weeks later they were reading from the Gospel of John. When she read John 3:16, her son commented, "Oh, I know this. This is an old one..." Being familiar with a Scripture can do that to us. We can "know"