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  • Connections

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on May 7, 2009
     | 1,918 views

    CONNECTIONS My truck would not start. I tried several things to fix it and even had the battery checked. I thought I was in for a big expense. I prayed for my truck. A friend told me to clean the terminals, which I already had done. But I cleaned them thoroughly again and the truck started ...read more

  • Loose Connections

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Mar 31, 2008
     | 1,463 views

    LOOSE CONNECTIONS In a seminary missions class, Herbert Jackson told how, as a new missionary, he was assigned a car that would not start without a push. After pondering his problem, he devised a plan. He went to the school near his home, got permission to take some children out of class, and ...read more

  • Recovery Is Connection

    Contributed by Bret Toman on Jan 3, 2011
     | 1,163 views

    RECOVERY IS CONNECTION Henry Cloud in How People Grow writes, "Virtually every emotional and psychological problem, from addictions to depression, has alienation or emotional isolation at its core or close to it. Recovery from these problems involves helping people get more connected to each ...read more

  • Connection Is Key

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 26, 2011
     | 1,717 views

    CONNECTION IS KEY Henry Cloud in How People Grow writes, "Virtually every emotional and psychological problem, from addictions to depression, has alienation or emotional isolation at its core or close to it. Recovery from these problems involves helping people get more connected to each other at ...read more

  • The Connected Life

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Apr 10, 2012
     | 1,118 views

    THE CONNECTED LIFE In his novel, Edge of Eternity, Randy Alcorn has the main character, Nick, reflect upon how different things are now that He has encountered the risen, reigning Lord Jesus Christ. "I remembered now why I'd stopped looking at the stars. They made me feel so lonely, so ...read more

  • Faith Connection  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 18, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,274 views

    FAITH CONNECTION Spurgeon use to tell a story about two men in a boat. They were caught in a very, very severe rapids and they were going to a place where there was a waterfall and even worse rapids and there was really no way, if they ever hit those rapids, that they would ever live. And they ...read more

  • Connected But Not Altered  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on May 6, 2002
    based on 177 ratings
     | 4,371 views

    CONNECTED BUT NOT ALTERED David Yarborough tells the story from one of Max Lucado’s books of a lady who had a small house on the seashore of Ireland at the turn of the century was quite wealthy but also quite frugal. The people were surprised, then, when she decided to be among the first to have ...read more

  • Making The Connection  PRO

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,111 views

    MAKING THE CONNECTION In a seminary missions class, Herbert Jackson told how, as a new missionary, he was assigned a car that would not start without a push. After pondering his problem, he devised a plan. He went to the school near his home, got permission to take some children out of class, ...read more

  • The Value Of Connecting

    Contributed by Bret Toman on Jun 15, 2009
     | 1,480 views

    THE VALUE OF CONNECTING Larry Crabb tells the story of a man he knew that attempted suicide. His injury was so severe that he should have died, but he recovered and sought out Dr. Crabb for therapy. The two had been meeting together for some time. They covered a lot of ground. Dr. Crabb ...read more

  • Significant Connections  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 13, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,660 views

    SIGNIFICANT CONNECTIONS 70% of American adults identify family or family members as their most significant connection. 33% gave their entire nuclear family this status while 22% conferred it up on their spouse and 17% their children. 29% of American adults say their church is their most ...read more

  • There Is Virtually No Connection Between The ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 25, 2008
     | 580 views

    There is virtually no connection between the Temple and modern church buildings. As we will see later in the series, it really isn’t right to call a church building "the House of the Lord." It is okay in a figurative sense, just as our praise is not an offering in the sense of killing and animal ...read more

  • Even Without A Documented Connection To A ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 16, 2009
     | 364 views

    "Even without a documented connection to a notable forebear, experts say the odds are virtually 100 percent that every person on Earth is descended from one royal personage or another." [quoted from ...read more

  • Connected To God's Love

    Contributed by Stephen Smarowsky on Apr 10, 2009
     | 2,617 views

    CONNECTED TO GOD'S LOVE A water pipe was designed to carry water. I have learned that when you hook the pipe to the water, and turn on the water, the water flows through the pipe and out of the other end. When ...read more

  • Connecting Mothers Day

    Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 26, 2011
     | 2,326 views

    CONNECTING MOTHERS DAY How do you connect an army of invading locusts to Mother’s Day? A colleague at a conference on Domestic Violence said, "That’s easy. It’s ...read more

  • Connecting With The Common Man

    Contributed by Perry Greene on May 17, 2012
     | 749 views

    CONNECTING WITH THE COMMON MAN Sam Walton was in the mid 90s named as one of the richest men in America. You'd never know it! He drove a pickup and lived like a regular person. Asked why he didn't drive a Rolls Royce, he replied, "Where would I put my dogs?" He was successful at least in part ...read more

  • After Connecting Deeply And Intimately With A ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 24, 2004
    based on 2 ratings
     | 768 views

    After connecting deeply and intimately with a friend who he’d only had a shallow relationship for years, the German poet Goethe wrote these words: The world is so empty if one only thinks of mountains, rivers, and cities; but to know someone who thinks and feels with me, and ...read more

  • Well, There Is A Christian Connection With All ...  PRO

    Contributed by Michael Tkachuk on Dec 21, 2004
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,014 views

    Well, there is a Christian connection with all of things we think about at Christmas including gift giving and Christ’s birthday. We give gifts because we attempt to humbly imitate God the Father who gave His Son as His gift to us on that first Christmas morning. Gifts were also brought by the ...read more

  • Never Really Connected  PRO

    Contributed by Ervin Kimrey on May 21, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,694 views

    NEVER REALLY CONNECTED One night I saw my 7 year old daughter walking around with a cell phone. She was talking away. She would ask questions, wait for a reply, and give answers to apparent questions: "Yes...no...maybe...I’ll have to check on that..." and so on. Finally, worried about the bill ...read more

  • There Was An Incident That Occurred In Connection ...  PRO

    Contributed by Paul Humphrey on Mar 19, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,065 views

    There was an incident that occurred in connection with an encampment of Shantung soldiers located at Shanghai. One day a dog came into their camp with some pages from a book in his mouth. The soldiers caught the dog and began to read the papers. They were pages from a Bible being printed in ...read more

  • Here Is A Persistent Legend In Connection With ...  PRO

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Apr 8, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 814 views

    here is a persistent legend in connection with the building of Solomon’s temple that perfectly illustrates this prophecy. The stones for the temple were prepared in advance in a nearby quarry. As they were needed, they were raised up to the building site. One day the workers in the quarry sent up a ...read more