Contributed by Joe La Rue on Apr 28, 2008
EINSTEIN AND EMMY
When Einstein fled Nazi Germany, he came to America and bought an old two-story house within walking distance of Princeton University. There he entertained some of the most distinguished people of his day and discussed with them issues as far ranging as physics to human rights.
I saw the greatest rainbow ever coming home from work the other day. Often you see bits of a rainbow or both legs but this was a perfect bow that seemed to stretch from downtown Terrell to downtown Crandall. It was vivid as none before. I was awestruck. Yet, if you looked closely there was a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 8, 2009
SPRINGING INTO ACTION
On the day President Obama was inaugurated, Eliot Swainson happened to be in Washington, D.C. The city authorities had expected record numbers of people to attend the inauguration, so they asked for assistance from other cities to help with crowd control. Metro Officer
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jun 21, 2001
[Christian Contradictions, Citation: Joseph Roy, Leadership, Vol. 5, no. 4.]
A true Christian is a sign of contradiction--a living symbol of the Cross.
He or she is a person who believes the unbelievable, bears the unbearable, forgives the unforgivable, loves the unlovable, is perfectly happy
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Mar 22, 2002
Benjamin Franklin in remarks to the Continental Convention, June 28, 1787, says "I have lived, Sir, a long time [81 years-old], and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth—that God Governs in the affairs of men."
[as quoted in America’s
Contributed by Troy Borst on Aug 5, 2004
INTRODUCTION... The Clock that had a Nervous Breakdown, C. Swindoll
This new clock was ticking away on the shelf two ticks to the second as any good, self-respecting clock should tick when it began to think about how many times it was going to have to tick. “Two ticks to the second means 120
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 6, 2011
SECURE IN THE CROSSING
During World War II, a passenger ship set sail from Great Britian headed for port in New York City. The Captain of the ship being afraid of enemy vessels, sought the advice and guidance of the British Admiral. The Admiral calmly assured the captain that no matter what
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 5, 2012
A WOMAN, HER ATTACKER, AND THE BIBLE
Earlier this year, a North Carolina woman read the Bible to her attacker for an hour and a half after he slashed her throat before the man apologized and left.
Lindsay Wood, 32, of Shelby, N.C., had just arrived home from Bible study on Wednesday. Wood asked
Contributed by Trae Durden on Nov 11, 2014
“Life was no cakewalk for Jesus, and he didn’t promise it would be any easier for his followers. We shouldn’t be surprised by resistance and persecution. Yet most of us play it safe. We pursue comfort. We spend ourselves to get more stuff. And we prefer to be entertained. We are all tempted by the
One man started the bidding: “12 pieces of silver!”
“13!” Said Hosea.
“14 pieces of silver!”
Hosea’s bid was “15!”
The low bidders were beginning to drop out, but one man continued bidding: “15 pieces of silver and five bushels of barley!”
Hosea said, “15 pieces of silver, 5 bushels of barley and a