Contributed by Jim Kane on Oct 3, 2002
A worried mother wondered where her daughter was on the rainy school day afternoon. She should have been home by now. The rain was heavy, the thunder loud, and the lightning was bright.
Finally, after a few anxious minutes she decided to put her coat on and look for her late child. Out the door
Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Oct 4, 2002
On Christmas Day 1968, the three astronauts of Apollo 8 circled the dark side of the moon and headed for home. Suddenly, over the horizon of the moon rose the blue and white Earth garlanded by the glistening light of the sun against the black void of space. Those sophisticated men, trained in
Contributed by Paul Decker on Oct 23, 2002
There was a group of scientists who got together one day and decided that man had come a long way and no longer needed God. So they picked one scientist to go and tell God that they were done with Him.
The scientist walked up to God and said, “God, we’ve decided that we no longer need you.
Contributed by Linda Hewett on May 14, 2001
LIFE IS A GIFT, NOT A RIGHT
Lord, help me remember that it is only by your power
and will that I am even alive;
and I can do nothing without you.
You breathed your breath of life in me and allowed
this speck of ’dust in the wind’ to exist.
You are the
Contributed by Mike Richardson on May 19, 2001
As some poet has written:
"Once I was a tadpole, beginning to begin; then I was a frog, with my tail tucked in. Then I was a monkey in a
Contributed by Brent Williams on Jun 1, 2001
The Bear and the Atheist
An atheist was walking through the woods looking at the beautiful trees and flower that had just bloomed. Because he was an atheist he couldn’t thank anyone for the beautiful landscape that he was witnessing. As he was gazing at the sky he saw a bear running toward
Contributed by Darren Ethier on Jul 11, 2001
The headline article in "The Saturday Star" for July 5, 1997 is about the latest milestone made in space when NASA’s Pathfinder successfully came to rest on the planet Mars Friday. Pathfinder established many firsts among which it was the first spacecraft to land on a planet without orbiting it; it
Contributed by Normand Cote on Aug 24, 2001
In early 1991, the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) satellite sent back information to Earth that caused a sensation in scientific circles. This satellite had been hurled into space to peer into the depths of the universe.
But what it eventually produced was far more than pictures and
Contributed by Brian Mavis on Aug 30, 2001
In 1964, Drs. Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson of Bell Labs encountered continuous static on certain microwave frequencies. Rotating their antenna in a vain attempt to remove the noise, they realized it was coming from
all directions -- permeating the universe. Physicists hailed this as the first
Story: An atheist was sitting under a tree one day smugly thinking:
"God, I know you don’t exist but if you do exist you must be really stupid.
Look at this huge oak tree. It’s got a little acorn on it. And look at this huge marrow carried by such a puny marrow plant.
Now, if I had been
Contributed by Dana Chau on Sep 3, 2001
Someone tells about the lady who walked into a hat store to buy a hat for a special night out on the town. She wanted something original, so she chose an emerald-colored ribbon and asked the weaver to make her a hat immediately. Within fifteen minutes, he made the most beautiful hat she had ever
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Sep 7, 2001
[The Miraculous Human Body, Citation: Jeff Arthurs; references Dr. John Medina, genetic engineer, University of Washington, in 1995 lecture at Multnomah Bible College, Portland, Oregon]
The average human heart pumps over 1,000 gallons a day, over 55 million gallons in a lifetime.
This is enough
Contributed by Jim Luthy on Sep 7, 2001
C.S. Lewis, in his classic book, Mere Christianity, said, "The whole purpose for which we exist is
Contributed by Jim Kane on Sep 23, 2001
I am reminded of the story of the discussion at church camp for children where one of the counselors was leading a discussion on the purpose of God has for all of his creation.
They began to find good reasons for the clouds and trees and rocks and rivers and animals and just about everything else
Contributed by Steve Malone on Sep 25, 2001
We need to understand that our world is a fast changing world.
Change is not necessary bad - if fact change is normal - Change is really a sign of life. Do you know, what the medical definition of death is? a body that does not change...
During my sermon your body is going to change
Contributed by Brian La Croix on Oct 21, 2001
The story is told of a certain bunch of scientists who came to God one day. They said, “Well, God, we’ve finally done it. We truly have no use for you anymore. We have figured out how to make man out of the dirt, just like you did.”
God said, “Really? What do you say we have a man-making
Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Oct 28, 2001
Satan argued with Jesus one time about who had the greater power! Satan said, ’I can do anything you can do only better.’ Jesus replied, ’Ok, prove it, go ahead and try creating a man.’ Satan said, ’No problem,’ as he reached down and picked up a handful of dirt and
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 6, 2001
Bob Evans was blind. For the first 51 years of his life he lived in a dark world filled with sounds, but not sight. Then delicate surgery was performed, & for the first time in his life, he could see.
He has written of his experience in seeing things for the very first time, He wrote, "I
Contributed by James O. Davis on Dec 5, 2001
Someone has said, “Christ dug deep the gorges, piled up the hills, and probed up the mountains with His will. The moon and the stars leaped on His arm. He did not have to write His signature on the corner of a sunrise because He is the creator. He did not have to place a laundry mark in the
Contributed by Johnny Creasong on May 11, 2002
In A View from the Zoo, Gary Richmond tells about the birth of a giraffe:
The first things to emerge are the baby giraffe’s front hooves and head. A few minutes later the plucky newborn is hurled forth, falls ten feet,
and lands on its back. Within seconds, he rolls to an upright position with