Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 15, 2002
Rent-a-Kid" starring Leslie Nielson. The opening segment shows a dream sequence. Little Molly is an orphan who just gets adopted. Her new family is extremely wealthy and has everything a child could want materialistically speaking. They even have their own merry-go-round in the house. The new
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 3, 2001
ILL. Dave Galloway told of a soldier who had just returned from Viet Nam. His parents were socialites, very well-to-do. It was near Christmas, and they were getting ready to go out to the first of the round of parties of the Christmas season.
Just then the phone rang, & it was their son on
Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 26, 2002
On the last day of school, children were bringing gifts to their teacher. The florist’s son brought the teacher a bouquet. The candy storeowner’s son brought the teacher a pretty box of candy. Then the liquor storeowner’s son brought a big, heavy box. The teacher lifted it up and noticed that it
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 11, 2002
Three men waiting in the room for expectant fathers waited for word on the arrival of their infants.
Some while later a nurse comes in and announces to one of the men that his wife had just given birth to twins.
’that’s amazing he said - I play for the Minnesota Twins’ !
About twenty minutes
Contributed by Dana Chau on Nov 13, 2002
Zig Ziglar tells of the time after he gave his speech, a man came up to him and told him the following:
"When I was 10 or 11 years old, I told my parents I had homosexual feelings toward other boys. My parents said that they would support me in whatever I chose in life. Since then, I entered
Contributed by Gary Fuller on Dec 6, 2002
One day my daughter Emilee, age 1 1/2, came running up to me saying, "Bless you, bless you." Not knowing what I did to deserve a blessing, I just said, "Thank you." Emilee repeated, "Bless!" even more earnestly. I replied, "Thank you."
By now she had become and near tears. Because I couldn’t
Contributed by Victor Yap on Jan 8, 2003
Robert Fulghum in his wildly-popular book, “All I Really Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten,?spelled out how things learned as a child will shape the philosophy of an adult. These life-changing kindergarten rules, principles, and advice include: “Share everything. Play fair. Don’t hit people.
Contributed by Sean Smuts on Jan 15, 2003
The great soccer player Pele, was a smoker when he was younger. His father caught him one time and instead of getting angry, he called his son to the porch where they spoke his father saying, “Pele, you realize that if you continue smoking you will not play as well as you could.” Pele said “Yes,
Contributed by David Parks on Jan 30, 2003
Study: A Few Cigarettes Can Hook You For Life
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Scientists have confirmed a suspicion held by some smokers but never proven: It could take just a few cigarettes to become addicted. Some 12 and 13 year-olds showed evidence of addiction within days of their first
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 6, 2003
One day, after me, my wife, and our oldest boy had finished shopping. We started the journey home. It was 10 miles away. Like all parents do, we always tell our children to use the bathroom before we leave. Well, a few miles of driving and my boy explains painstakingly that he has to go #2. I
Contributed by Dan Steadman on Feb 14, 2003
It warms my heart to hear my kids co-operating on something—anything. It has not always been so. I remember sending two of our boys into their room to stay until they could emerge as friends. We heard some thumping and hollering, but pretty soon it changed to laughing, and they appeared with their
Contributed by Jonathan Busch on Feb 23, 2003
CAN'T BUY ME LOVE
A minister was speaking to the Sunday school about the things money can’t buy. “It can’t buy laughter and it can’t buy love” he told them.
Driving his point home he said, “What would you do if I offered you $1,000 not to love your mother and father?” Stunned
Contributed by Jonathan Busch on Feb 23, 2003
Illus The Air Craft Carrier
When a plain takes off from an aircraft carrier several things happen.
1) Point Aircraft Carrier into the Wind
2) Catapult the Plane down the deck
3) Planes are designed to respond to the laws
4) Pilot has ultimate control
The laws are designed to take affect if
Contributed by Truuke Ameigh on Mar 2, 2003
Today we are talking about prayer and I have a special demonstration for you that shows how prayer works.
First, I’m going to give each one of you a little bottle of food coloring. Be careful with it so we don’t stain the carpet or our clothes.
Now, do you see this jar of water
Contributed by Gary Huckaby on Mar 5, 2003
I am reminder here of a Church nursery, The Church had a speaker located in the nursery so the ladies could hear the preachers sermon, as they worked with the children. Often during the sermon, the preacher would raise his voice in a loud tone in order to get his message point across. In the
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Dec 22, 2000
ILL. I like the story of the grandfather who took his little grandson for a walk in the woods. As they were walking along they stopped for a moment & the grandfather asked, "Do you know where we are?" The little boy said, "No!"
The grandfather asked, "Do you know where we’re going?" And the
Contributed by Ryan Yandris on Mar 8, 2003
ORPHANED GIRL AND WOUNDED MOTHER
One day a little orphan girl who was about 5 years old had a visitor. The Nurse had pre warned the child that this wasn’t just any visitor. It was a lady who had severely crippled her back and her hands were withered. Her whole body was scared with deep wounds
Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 10, 2003
Dwight Moody- I wouldn’t give a snap of my finger for a religion that doesn’t begin at home and
Contributed by J T on Mar 24, 2003
"On Being A Daddy" James Tippins
My 3.5 year old daughter was used to me being home all the time. Being a business consultant in a home office was a luxury for my family. After a few years of part time ministry, I was called to serve as an excutive pastor at a church. This was a great time