In a historic move to liberate themselves from 3,000 years of oppression, thousands of Dalits or “Untouchables” conveged on Dehli to renounce Hinduism.
Although Dehli authorities attempted to block the rally last November (2001) by withdrawing permission to use the planned
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 9, 2002
IS IT STILL ALIVE?
The Lundy-Smiths are a remarkable family from inner-city New Orleans. Susie Mae Lundy and husband, Willie J. Smith, a Baptist pastor, raised nine successful children. According to FORTUNE magazine, the parents set an entrepreneurial example built around commitment, faith and
Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 25, 2002
Before refrigerators, people used icehouses to preserve their food. Icehouses had thick walls, no windows, and a tightly fitted door. In winter, when streams and lakes were frozen, large blocks of ice were cut, hauled to the icehouses, and covered with sawdust. Often the ice would
"Still waters" as in Psalm 23 -- Sheep were not good swimmers, and it would be easy for sheep to be carried away with the current in a tumultuous river. The LORD brings us to drink from rivers
A POSITIVE STILLNESS
"The greater mystery, surpassing all words, summons us to silence. It must, of course, be a silence with content, not just the absence of speech and action. We should expect the liturgy to give us a positive stillness that will restore us. Such stillness will not be just
I CAN STILL DRIVE!!
At a nursing home in Florida, a resident group was discussing ailments: "My arms are so weak I can hardly lift this cup of coffee," said one. "Yes, I know, my cataracts are so bad I can’t even see my coffee," replied another. "I can’t turn my head because of the arthritis in
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 27, 2002
THE ENEMY STILL LIVES
PBS Special covering the events that led up to the "Battle of the Bulge" in WWII revealed some interesting insights. It was the autumn of 1944 and Germany had been beaten back behind its borders. The Nazi war machine was in tatters and repeated bombing raids by the Allies
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 9, 2006
“And there is still the more occasion for such an alarm, because worldly-mindedness so easily and craftily besets the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"Be still, and in the quiet moments, listen to the voice of your heavenly Father. His words can renew your spirit. No
Contributed by Bill Butsko on Jul 21, 2008
“He Still Loves Us”
It is said that one of the most distinguished statesmen of the times of the American Revolution was once a hopeless drunkard. He had been engaged to a beautiful girl, but his indulgence had compelled her to break the engagement and sever herself from his influence, which was
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 11, 2008
THE CHURCH CAN STILL STRIKE FEAR
In 1988, Wally Magdangal was pastoring an underground church in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He was a Filipino lay pastor of Christian foreign workers wishing to gather for worship. In 1992, soon after the conclusion of the Gulf War, the house church had grown to over
Contributed by Peter Loughman on Oct 20, 2008
FREE, BUT STILL ENSLAVED
William Knibb sailed for Jamaica in November of 1824. He traveled to replace his missionary brother Thomas, who had died just a few months before his departure from England.
His school in Jamaica dedicated to the children of slaves prospered. Slaves flocked from the
Contributed by Bill Butsko on May 14, 2009
OUR GOD IS STILL ABLE
An officer in the first World War gives this account of God’s willingness and ability to save men from shot and shell when they pray. A German machine gun crew had their gun trained on an angle of our trenches where troops frequently passed back and forth and the
Contributed by Rickey Bennett on Aug 19, 2009
But it is still possible to demonstrate submission even in those situations by the attitude with which she says no. John Piper describes it this way:
“Even where a Christian wife may have to stand with Christ against the sinful will of her husband, she can still have a spirit of submission – a
Contributed by Carl Greene on Jun 21, 2010
ARE YOU STILL CARRYING HER?
There is a story about two monks in Japan traveling together down a muddy road. A heavy rain was still falling. Coming around a bend, they met a lovely girl in a silk kimono and sash, unable to cross the intersection. "Come on, girl," said Tanzan at once. Lifting
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 23, 2011
CHRISTIANS STILL PERSECUTED
* Last year (July 2009), Catherina Cenzon-DeCarlo, a nurse at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City was told that she would help a doctor perform an abortion or be fired. Even though the hospital knew it was against her Christian values.
* In September of 2009 at
JEHOVAH IS STILL GOD
Gladys Aylward, missionary to China more than 50 years ago, was forced to flee when the Japanese invaded Yangcheng. But she couldn't leave her work behind. With only one assistant, she led a 100+ orphans over the mountains toward Free China.
During Gladys's harrowing