Contributed by Paul Carlson on Jan 24, 2010
A Nation of Bible Illiterates
George Barna wrote The State of the Church in 2002. Barna conducted a survey of self-pronounced Christians and here’s what he found about their knowledge of the Bible. These are Christians.
• 48% could not name the four Gospels.
• 52% cannot identify more than two
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 5, 2011
SOMETHING IN THEIR EYES...
A prominent atheist named Matthew Parris wrote in a 2008 essay about a strange phenomenon that he had observed in Africa. Amazingly, as an atheist, he wrote an essay for The Times titled, "Why Africa Needs God." Although Parris made it clear that he does not believe in
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 26, 2011
MEMORY AND TRUTH
Two middle-aged couples were enjoying friendly conversation when one of the men asked the other, "Fred, how was the memory clinic you went to last month?"
"Outstanding," Fred replied. "They taught us all the latest psychological techniques, such as visualization, association and
Contributed by James Snyder on Nov 15, 2019
I cannot express how ecstatic I was when someone gave me a coupon for a free donut. Normally, I am not overly excited about “free.”
All I had to do was fill out a little survey online and they would send me a code that would guarantee me a free donut. In my “daily diary diet,” I have a whole
Contributed by James Snyder on Sep 4, 2020
It has been a busy week, more so than any other week. Just when I thought I was caught up, something else presented itself without my permission.
That seems to be what life is all about. I remember my father telling me when I complained to him how busy my life was and how my employer wanted me to
Contributed by James Snyder on Dec 17, 2021
I’ve had sort of a grudge with old Mr. Santa Claus. I was introduced to Santa Claus by my parents, who informed me that he was the one that brought all of my Christmas presents on Christmas day. And I believe my parents.
I remember on Christmas Eve we had to go to bed early to give Santa Claus
Contributed by B. D. B Moses on Mar 20, 2002
During the time of the Iranian Hostage Crisis, Greg Livingstone was asked to give a "missions minute" at a large evangelical church on the East Coast. Since he had only one minute to speak, he decided to ask them only two questions. The first one was, "How many of you are praying
Contributed by Loyd C. Taylor on Sep 29, 2023
Once a pastor was speaking on the topic of Spiritual Freedom. He began to wax poetical in his delivery as he repeated over, and over this phrase… “I’m free! I’m free! Praise God I’m free indeed!”
After service a little boy shook his hand and said, “Preacher, I’m free! I’m free! I’m free indeed!”