Contributed by Robert Harmon on Oct 4, 2014
How would you like to have the NFL as your moral compass? Last week, we were hammered by reports about Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson and how the NFL was responding (or not responding) to the allegations of abuse. Tabloids, Social Media, and ESPN have been overloaded with their stories and many
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 9, 2012
MASSIVE PILEUP AHEAD
In the 1950 Monaco Grand Prix, Juan Manuel Fangio was approaching a dangerous bend for the second time. As he rounded the bend, Fangio noticed that something was wrong. The faces of the spectators were all turned away from him. "If they are not looking at me," Fangio
Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 7, 2011
FIRE IN THE HOLE
Centralia was a small mining town in the eastern part of Pennsylvania with about 1000 residents making their income off of the coal dug just underneath the crust. The town had existed the same way for over a century when pre-Civil War settlers moved out to dig up the anthracite
Contributed by Charles Jones on Sep 3, 2011
JESUS IS COMING TO DINNER
One of the greatest compliments an individual can pay to another is to invite him/her home to dinner.
The Church reminds the world today that Jesus is coming again and the world should get its house in order, for the master of the universe is coming to dine in the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 18, 2011
THE ANGER OF KING HENRY II
King Henry II of England, back in around 1200, had a lot of power. He put an end to a long and bloody civil war, and ruled both England and a large chunk of France for many years. He was so famous that a movie was made about him, about 25 yrs ago, starring Richard
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 19, 2011
THE DEBBIE HATERS' CLUB
Bill White, of Paramount, California, talks about his friend, Greg, who recently put together a mini high school reunion when he went back home to Indiana to visit his parents. He hadn't seen many of his classmates in over 17 years; but when they got together, they had a
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 10, 2008
TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR SPOUSES
I. Thou shalt not wrap thy husband’s sandwiches in magazine articles about a man’s responsibility to love his wife.
II. Thou shalt not leave Scripture verses about submission taped to they wife’s hairdryer.
III. If thou teachest Sunday School, thou
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Feb 1, 2005
“Running Home to Mama!” Matthew 5:25-26 Key verse(s): 25:“‘Settle matters quickly with your adversary who is taking your to court.’”
There is a point of departure where disagreement becomes conflict. It’s that point of departure that is most critical in the process of making friends or
Contributed by Paul Decker on May 19, 2004
Jeremy Bassett’s 5-year-old niece, Olivia, and her best friend, Claire, were participating in a nativity play at school. Claire was playing Mary, and Olivia was an angel.
Before the show, a young boy was going around the dressing room repeating, "I’m a sheep, what are you?" Each child responded
God’s love is like a bridge that makes reconciliation possible. If you take away the bridge, the separation remains. George Herbert said, “He who cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass.” (T. T. Crabtree. Ed. The Zondervan 2001 Pastor’s Annual. Howard S. Kalb. “Forgiveness.”
Contributed by Michael Luke on Nov 3, 2001
Back during the days before automobiles, two preachers met in a certain town.
The first asked the second how he was doing. “Furious!” replied the second.
“Someone has stolen my bicycle and I think it’s one of my church members! I
Contributed by Alan Perkins on May 9, 2001
You’re probably familiar with the book "Moby Dick". Even if you’ve never read it, you know the story: Captain Ahab goes in search of a great while whale, and is finally killed when the whale attacks and destroys his ship. But you probably didn’t know that this scene in Herman Melville’s novel was