Contributed by James Snyder on Aug 15, 2020
For some reason, this week, I had been thinking of my maternal grandfather. I was named after him, and therefore we had a connection.
I was thinking about him because this month I turned the same age as he was when he passed. I hope there's no connection there.
As a young boy, I would spend a
Contributed by Matthew Redder on Sep 21, 2018
I love this quote as I believe it is hard for the Christian artist to always understand their place in the church.
Truth be told, artists have an incredible gift and responsibility in the community to illuminate the realities of the Word and of this life we live. Wright puts it well:
What is the soil of your heart like? Is it growing and producing fruit for the Kingdom of Heaven – are you using your life for eternity?
1. Quote: “I will not waste my life! I will finish my course and finish it well. I will display the Gospel of the grace of God in all I do. I will run my race to
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 19, 2009
Integrity and Faithfulness in Work Yields Peace of Mind
The late great American Methodist clergyman and author, Rev. Charles Livingstone Allen (1913 - 2005), told this story in his sermon entitled "How To Sleep Well On A Windy Night:"
"A boy went to a farmer and asked to be given a job as a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 13, 2009
ON EXCELLENT WORK
A year or so ago, on the cover of the New York "Herald Tribune" Sunday magazine, I saw a picture of the Statue of Liberty taken from a helicopter. It showed the top of the statue’s head. I was amazed to see the detail there.
The sculptor had done a painstaking job with the
Contributed by Peter Loughman on Aug 12, 2008
BUILDING A DECK
I have been building a deck in my backyard this summer, right now I am placing the finishing touches on it. Before I built my deck, I looked through different deck plans, and compared the different kinds of deck materials and figured out pretty much what I needed. Then I went to
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
"Fathers, Serve With Intensity"
The Bible gives four Christian character traits that can build a lasting legacy for the Lord. The second is to live a life that serves with intensity. Colossians 3:23-24 says, "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not men,
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 28, 2008
IGNORING THE WARNINGS
Listen to this description of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in northern Ukraine:
"There were two electrical engineers in the control room that night, and the best thing that could be said for what they were doing is they were 'playing around' with the machine.
Contributed by Timothy Smith on Sep 3, 2005
Bill Hybels in, The Christian in the Marketplace, says, "Dignity is available to every person in every legitimate profession. The farmer who plows the straight furrow, the accountant whose books balance, the trucker who backs a 40’ rig into a narrow loading dock, the teacher who delivers a