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  • 42% Of Formerly Churched People Consider ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2008

    42% of formerly churched people consider themselves "Christian, but not particularly more

  • You've Heard The Story. Jetblue Angered A Lot Of ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 14, 2008

    You’ve heard the story. JetBlue angered a lot of people when they cancelled a thousand flights in the course of a few days. Negative customer reaction was enough to make the average CEO want to hide. Instead, JetBlue CEO David Neeleman took the pilot’s seat and responded quickly with sincere more

  • Some Years Ago, When Earl Weaver Was Manager Of ...

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Apr 17, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Some years ago, when Earl Weaver was manager of the Baltimore Orioles, Pat Kelly, one of his outfielders, showed up late for practice. When Weaver asked him why he was late, Kelly, a born-again believer said, “I was in my quiet time with the Lord. You do want me to walk with the Lord, don't you?” more

  • It Was Also Said Of The French Pietist Francois ...  PRO

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on May 3, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    It was also said of the French pietist Francois Fenelon that his communion with God was such that his face shined with divine radiance. A religious skeptic who was compelled to spend the night in an inn with Fenelon hurried away the next morning, more

  • One Of Our Good Friends Had The Unique Experience ...

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on May 9, 2008

    One of our good friends had the unique experience of growing up as the son of a county sheriff. His father, who was the sheriff of Marlin County for many years, passed away last year. It was at this time that he told us of an incident which had happened many years before: A gentleman who had more

  • I Read A Parable Or Story Many Years Ago. The ...

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jun 6, 2008

    I read a parable or story many years ago. The first weather storm hit the area suddenly and the temperature dropped fast. A POISONOUS SNAKE was dying by the side of the road. A young teenage boy stopped and looked at the snake. The poisonous snake had a LURE to this young man. He picked up a more

  • We Can Have Water In Two Containers And One ...

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Jun 18, 2008

    We can have water in two containers and one higher than the other. But then if we put a tube connecting them, what happens? THEY LEVEL OUT. Yes, it is true that the lowest levels are raised but the HIGHEST more

  • Christian Code Of Conduct  PRO

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jul 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    CHRISTIAN CODE OF CONDUCT We should all commit ourselves to a code of conduct that glorifies the Lord no matter where we are at in life. Why? Because it will benefit those around us and make God look good. Here are few dimensions to the Christian Code of Conduct: (This code was adapted from a more

  • Laus Deo  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008
    based on 24 ratings

    LAUS DEO In the middle of Washington DC stands a monument--our national Monument, the Washington Monument. As a history lesson, there are some things you should know about this place. There can never be a building of greater height than the Washington Monument in the DC area. On the aluminum more

  • The Right Thing To Do

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008

    THE RIGHT THING TO DO HOW ABOUT INTEGRITY IN AMERICA? One man wrote: "A package arrived in our mailbox recently. My wife opened the package because it had our address on the package and she believed it could be one of the many sample products that she had signed up for. Inside the package was a more

  • Sacrificial Love

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008

    SACRIFICIAL LOVE March 2008. A Starbucks barista (server), 51-year-old Sandie Andersen, donated a kidney to a regular, longtime customer, in order to save her life. 55-year-old Annamarie Ausnes stated during a talk with Andersen that she needed a kidney transplant. The only problem was that her more

  • Chilling Hit-And-Run, June 6, 2008, Hartford, ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008

    Chilling hit-and-run, June 6, 2008, HARTFORD, CONN. And you probably saw this on the news! SHOCKING! -- A 78-year-old man was tossed like a rag doll in a hit-and-run and stayed there motionless on a busy street as car after car drove by. Pedestrians gawked but did nothing. One driver stopped more

  • The Flat Tire

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    THE FLAT TIRE Two students were taking organic chemistry at the university. Having done well in their work and labs, they were both going into the final exam with solid A's. So far, so good. Trouble was, they were so confident that they decided to party the night before the big test. It was a more

  • Dumb Crooks

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008

    DUMB CROOKS A Circle-K convenience store was patronized by man requesting change for a twenty dollar bill. As soon as the register drawer was opened, the man pulled a gun and demanded it contents. He fled with all dollars of it, but left his original twenty lying on the counter. A guy walked more

  • Lying

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 30, 2008
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    LYING Penn State researcher Dr. Nancy Darling reports 98% of teens reported lying to their parents in a recent study. They lied about what they spent their allowances on, whether they’d started dating, what clothes they put on away from the house, what movie they went to, and whom they went more

  • Divorce Fraud

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 5, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    In late July of 2008, this article appeared: KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - An Indian man who took an impersonator to court to get a divorce faces legal action after his real wife found out, lawyers said Friday. Sanjib Saha presented a woman as his wife in a lower court in the eastern city of more

  • We Need Fixing

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 11, 2008

    WE NEED FIXING There was a barber in a small local town who had been the only barber in town for years. Everyone went to this barber to get their hair cut. Then, one day a big hair salon franchise came to town and opened up shop. They advertised, "All Haircuts for $3.00" Slowly, the more

  • Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Blessed Are the Poor In Spirit Seldom in history have so few words been spoken with so much meaning. The Beatitudes of our Lord are powerful, holding before believers and unbelievers alike a descriptive picture of the true disciple of Christ. The Beatitudes cover the glorious hope and are a more

  • Blessed Are Those Who Mourn  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Blessed Are Those Who Mourn One of the greatest messages ever proclaimed was delivered by Jesus Christ and is referred to as the "Sermon on the Mount." His message is as relevant today as it was when it was first spoken. Our Lord opens this message not with a joke, but with the more

  • Blessed Are The Meek  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 21 ratings

    Blessed Are The Meek As you study the character traits described in the Beatitudes, you can't help but realize one thing; these qualities are by no means natural to the human spirit. They are very foreign. Poverty of spirit, true mourning over personal sins against God and meekness does more