Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Sep 19, 2011
JOSEPH SMITH: IF SOMEONE HAD SHARED GRACE...
Jesus was gracious to the woman taken in adultery. Sometimes, that is what reaches people. Sometimes, Christians are like the scribes and Pharisees, choosing to be judgmental instead of gracious.
In the 1820's, a young woman named Emma gave birth
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 7, 2011
CAPTURE AND CONTROL
Craig Larson talks about being at a lunch party on a warm, Chicago day in early September with a dozen of his fellow workers. The windows were left open, and soon a bee found its way in. After buzzing around for a while, it landed on some food on the table. Then someone took
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 6, 2010
A Professing Christian Justifies Her Adultery
Oprah Winfrey had a program with women who were having affairs with married men. When the women were challenged on the morality of their adultery, one woman said, “Wait a minute. I’m a Christian, but I want everyone to know that my personal life and my
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 10, 2010
Bible Leads Brazilian Prostitutes to Christ
"Pastor is it OK to sell a Bible to a prostitute?" You see Laura was a member of a small church in Brazil. She sold Avon products to supplement the family income. One of her weekly routes took her through the red light district. One day after asking her
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 14, 2009
Man Sentenced to Hang for Indian Massacre Pardoned
On March 22, 1824 an incident took place in Madison County, Indiana, which came to be known as the Fall Creek Massacre. Six white men murdered nine Seneca and Miami Indians and wounded another. Among the nine dead were three women and four
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 13, 2009
IN WHOSE PRESENCE YOU STAND
On March 22, 1824 an incident took place in Madison County, Indiana, which came to be known as the Fall Creek Massacre. Six white men murdered nine Seneca and Miami Indians and wounded another. Among the nine dead were three women and four children. The six men were
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
WITHOUT ONE PLEA
Charlotte Elliott was a sickly English woman who had developed a long history of refusing to do things she was asked to do because of her illness. Her brother, who was a pastor, had been particularly persistent in trying to get her out of herself, trying to get her involved in
Two men were flying to Orlando from California and met on an airplane. After exchanging pleasantries, conversation turned to the needs of their community.
One of them was a pastor who shared his vision for a soup kitchen just starting up in downtown Orlando. He also told of local churches
Contributed by Mike Wilkins on May 7, 2002
Nicky Gumbel tells this story in Alpha of two men who grew up as best friends, except that their lives took divergent paths. One became a judge, and the other a criminal. At one point the criminal ends up in the Judge’s court. He is obviously guilty, but he was the judge’s friend. If the judge
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Oct 11, 2001
ILL. A preacher recalls one such instance during the Sunday evening service. When he finished speaking, he asked, "Is there anyone else who would like to say something?"
At that, a rather dignified visitor stood up & said, "Yes, sir, I’d like to say something. This is the first time I’ve