Remember the good ole’ definition of the word TEAM?
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 20, 2014
THE POWER OF SNOWFLAKES
We can learn great lessons of unity and its power simply by observing the nature. For example a single snow flake that looks beautiful and innocent. If it remains on its own it can easily fly away or quickly melt away. On it's own it does no harm and poses no threat to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 15, 2012
PLAYING IN THE DIRT
If you see a baby playing in the dirt, the baby may be dirty but you pretty much don’t make a big deal about it because it’s understood that babies play in dirt. Babies try to eat dirt. Babies scrub themselves in dirt. Dirt is a toy to a baby. But if you see a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 11, 2012
WHAT KIND OF EXAMPLE ARE YOU?
It is said that for many years Monterey, a California coast town, was a pelican’s paradise. As the fishermen cleaned their fish, they flung the innards to the pelicans. The birds grew fat, lazy, and contented. Eventually, however the innards were utilized, and there
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 26, 2011
Unity is not simply an intellectual exercise. We can believe the same things, recite the same creeds, belong to the same denomination, but that does not mean we have unity.
In his book Soul Talk, Larry Crabb writes:
"Which is worse? A church program to build community that
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 21, 2011
CHURCH ASKS NON-PARTICIPANTS TO LEAVE
Just a few years ago, Larknews.com carried the following fictional piece of satire on its website. In the form of a news release, it reported:
Julie and Bob Clark were stunned to receive a letter from their church in July asking them to "participate in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 2, 2008
A man called a pastor’s office at a church one day to inquire into membership in the church. He stated that he would not be able to get involved or anything, but he felt it was important to have some religious affiliation. The pastor advised this man that the church he pastored might not be the
Information below taken from J.C. Willke’s book ABORTION AND SLAVERY:
Dred Scott 1857
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that black people were not legal persons, therefore they had no legal rights.
They were the property of the owner. They could choose to sell, buy
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2006
The Wall Separating Church And Economics is being breached. “More and more scholars have been using conventional economic methods to understand the way in which religion relates to the rest of society, and to the economy in particular,” says George Mason University professor Laurence R. Iannaccone.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2005
A few years ago psychologist Ruth W. Berenda and her associates carried out an interesting experiment with teenagers designed to show how a person handled group pressure. The plan was simple. They brought groups of ten adolescents into a room for a test.
Subsequently, each group of ten was
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 22, 2004
A FEW RESOLUTIONS
Here are a few less-serious resolutions:
“I have resolved not to do drugs anymore, because I get the same effect just standing up really fast.”
“I have resolved to live in my own little world, because at least they know me here.”
“I have resolved to stay married,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 16, 2004
The video "Transformations" made in 1999 shows stunning Revivals that are taking place mostly in third world countries (Africa, South America, etc) - Revivals that have literally TRANSFORMED ENTIRE TOWNS AND CITIES for Jesus.
It showed how in one Columbian city (notorious as a drug citadel),
Contributed by Karl Eckhoff on Feb 12, 2004
There once was a carpenter who visited one of two brothers who had recently grown embittered with each other over a misunderstanding over the farm they had managed together for the past 40 years. The carpenter was in need of work; or so he said, and he asked the one brother if there was anything
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Sep 1, 2001
We live in a strange community, where it is not uncommon to see bumper stickers that say things like, I am Light, or Due to circumstances within our control Armageddon has been cancelled. But the one that really gets me is the one that reads simply, I AM. Thank God, the I AM doesn’t drive a VW
Contributed by Andrew Schroer on Mar 12, 2001
Now, my dad once told me the story about a peculiar fisherman from Minnesota. You see, this fisherman was very well prepared. He knew how to fish. He had everything you need to be a good fisherman. He had poles, nets, bait, and even a really nice boat, but this fisherman had a problem. You
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 20, 2001
There he stood, in the midst of the Golden Corral restaurant, with Thousand Island dressing dripping from his hair, over his glasses, down his face, all over his jacket, pants, & shoes. And I’m not talking about a little bit of Thousand Island dressing, I’m talking about 2