SOMETIMES LIFE KNOWS WE NEED A PIT STOP ---
LIFE MAY GIVE US WHAT WE NEED --- NOT WHAT WE WANT...
Did you hear about the KING that loved his people so much? This KING loved his family.
The King had the most beautiful palace, and to protect his family he had a huge MOTE
dug around the palace.
Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 27, 2015
At the beginning of the school year during recess I was on the playground looking for some of my friends. I couldn’t find them. I had two boys come up to me and asked, “Do you need a friend? We want to be your friends?” I said, “No.” Was I mean? No, I just didn’t know them. Through time, we
Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 27, 2015
A contest was held in England to find the best definition of a friend. Thousands of answers were received but the one that received the prize was this: “A friend is the one who comes in when the world has gone out.” Can we
WOODEN LEGGED FRIEND
Two farmers were talking about their livestock when a pig walked by them that had a wooden leg. One farmer was amazed and said, "Is that your pig? Why does he have a wooden leg?"
The other farmer smiled and said, " That pig is my best friend! He saved my
Contributed by Davon Huss on Jul 17, 2013
Earl Wilson: "Today, there are three kinds of people: the have's, the have-not's, and the
Contributed by David Simpson on Jan 15, 2013
I will never forget being at church one Sunday playing "king of the hill" with my buddies, before church started. But our play stopped when a car pulled up to the sidewalk and, with help, out came a soldier, who had returned from Vietnam a few weeks earlier. But he came on crutches and he
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 28, 2012
The strength of sacrifice; in May 2002 Robert Bonadies and his fellow instructor Jim Olko were preparing to skydive, along with a novice - Cindy Hyland, in Connecticut. The jump was to be from 12000 ft, falling at 120 mph, which would take just 68 seconds with no parachute.
Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 29, 2011
THE LUKEWARM SHEEP
Now, for the sake of my illustration, I want to break a flock of sheep down into 3 groups.
1. The first group of sheep had DECIDED to look to Shepherd & follow Him wherever He leads.
These are the "Good sheep" who follow the "Good Shepherd. Jesus said: "My sheep hear my
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 18, 2011
I COULD HAVE DONE MORE
The film Schindler's List chronicled the heroic efforts of a German industrialist named Oskar Schindler. Through his unselfish activities, over a thousand Jews on the trains to Auschwitz were saved. After Schindler found out what was happening at Auschwitz, he began a
Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Aug 15, 2011
THE RIGHT NAME OPENS DOORS
Mark Roberts wrote of a time when he visited the Capitol as a guest of Congressman John Campbell. As long as he was with the congressman, he could walk freely around the Capitol, entering many areas that were reserved "for authorized personnel only," reserved for
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 6, 2011
BECAUSE SHE IS A MOTHER
Out of the French Revolution came a story of a mother who wandered through the woods for three days with her two children, trying to survive on roots and leaves. On the third day, she heard some soldiers approaching and quickly hid herself and the children behind some
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 19, 2011
Hathcock has one of the most impressive mission records of any sniper in the Marine corps. During the Vietnam War he amassed 93 confirmed kills, saving the lives of hundreds or even thousands of Marines. The Vietnam army put a $30,000 bounty on his life for killing so many of
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 13, 2011
A MOTHER'S MARRED HANDS
There was a teenager who didn’t want to be seen in public with her mother, because her mother’s arms were terribly disfigured. One day when her mother took her shopping and reached out her hand, a clerk looked horrified. Later, crying, the girl told her how embarrassed
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 29, 2011
THE CRAIGSLIST MURDER
When Charlene Sanders drove home from a routine day of work April 28, the last thing she expected was that she would be telling family of her husband's death later that night.
At about 9 p.m. on April 28, Jim Sanders invited a young man and women into his home to view a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 25, 2011
ALL BECAUSE OF ANGUS
In Ernest Gordon’s true account of life in a World War II Japanese prison camp, Through the Valley of the Kwai, there is a story that never fails to move me. It is about a man who through giving it all away literally transformed a whole camp of soldiers.
The man's name
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 23, 2011
THE DURER BROTHERS: NO ONE MAKES IT ALONE
Back in the fifteenth century, in a tiny village near Nuremberg, lived a family with eighteen children. Eighteen!
In order merely to keep food on the table for this big family, the father and head of the household, a goldsmith by profession, worked
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 22, 2011
JAMES VON MOLTKE: FOR WHAT A MIGHTY TASK
James von Moltke came from a long line of German warriors and soldiers. For two centuries the name Moltke resounded proudly in the history of the Prussians and Germans. But James would serve a different fate. He was just as brave and just as devoted but
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 6, 2011
In 1947, Thor Heyerdahl and five companions sailed from Peru on a crude boat made of balsa logs held together by hemp rope. Heyerdahl believed Polynesia was settled in pre-Columbian times by native South Americans. Using pictures drawn by Spanish Conquistadores, the Kon-Tiki
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 1, 2011
A GREATER HERO THAN YOU THINK
One summer morning as Ray Blankenship was preparing his breakfast, he gazed out the window, and saw a small girl being swept along in the rain-flooded drainage ditch beside his Andover, Ohio, home.
Blankenship knew that farther downstream, the ditch disappeared
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 28, 2010
WHEN LOVE REIGNS, GOD REIGNS
During the puritan OLIVER CROMWELL'S (1599-1658) reign as Lord Protector of England (1653-1658) a young soldier was sentenced to die. The girl to whom he was engaged pleaded with Cromwell to spare the life of her beloved, but to no avail. The young man was to be