Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Aug 17, 2001
[Welcome and Do-Si-Do, Citation: Cartoonist Sandy Silverthorne in Leadership, Vol. 11, no. 4].
"And now here’s the point in our service where I’d like you all to rise, turn to the person on your right, shake hands, turn
Contributed by Neal Gray on Oct 10, 2001
One of my favorite movies of all time is one called, "Anne of Green Gables." The main character is a small girl who, through tragic circumstances, finds herself living in a foster home. The foster parents turn out to be a huge blessing to Anne, (that’s "Anne with an ’e’," if you please), but she
Contributed by Greg Waddell on Mar 5, 2001
Florencio Varela, Argentina is one of the poorest townships of the greater Buenos Aires, metropolitan area. The streets are unpaved and strewn with garbage and sleeping dogs. I approached the home of Raul, a young man who had attended our services a couple of times.
I was nervious. I had heard
Contributed by Bruce Emmert on May 29, 2001
One of the most touching moment in the Sydney Olympics was when Eric "The Swimmer" Moussambani of Equatorial Guinea swam in the 100-meter free style qualifying heat. The 22-year-old African had only learned to swim last January, had only practiced in a 20-meter pool without lane markers, and had
Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Feb 20, 2002
WHAT TO DO WITH LONELINESS
Lee Strobel writes: People today will admit any problem - drugs, divorce, alcoholism - "but there’s one admission that people are loath to make, whether they’re a star on television or someone who fixes televisions in a repair shop. It’s just too embarrassing. It
Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Feb 20, 2002
One weary wife, tired of career moves for her husband explained her loneliness and said, “I got so tired of saying
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 6, 2002
The lone Ranger and Tonto were travelling on a train. "Tonto, good
indian friend, loyal companion, would you get me a glass of
water?" Tonto goes off and returns after a few minutes with a
glass of water. "Thanks good indian pal, friend." The Lone Ranger
drinks the water. After a few
Serving as a missionary in Western Siberia, Russia, I had the privilege of sharing the gospel to 150 students in a Technical School in Chelyabinsk. The students were attentive but dubious. One young man asked a question that many were thinking. Nickolai said, "For seventy years we have lived under
Contributed by Ray Navarro on Dec 7, 2001
Animals can do some pretty amazing things.
For example, what happened one day in the state of Maryland.
Believe it or not, this is a true story.
The Atlantic Ocean converts into many rivers and streams that paint the state of Maryland much like a leaf of a palm tree that extends in many
Contributed by Dru Ashwell on Dec 16, 2001
Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside a dog it is too dark to read.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
We must hang together, gentlemen...else, we shall most assuredly hang
Contributed by Rick Stacy on Feb 5, 2001
I am told that when President Bush was governor of Texas he had to deal with a lot of conflict. According to the sources I heard on the news one night in December (I tried to check this our with different sources and was unable to confirm it.) He came into office with a legislature that was in the
Contributed by Randy Croft on Nov 14, 2002
Bill, a carpenter said, "A friend is someone who tells me the truth about me. I want to know when my work stinks or I’m being hurtful or
Contributed by Roger Nix on Jan 11, 2003
Recently there was an article in the September 19 edition of the Washington Times entitled Aboard Flight 564.
It reads: As it was at most US Airports, last Saturday was the first near normal day at Denver International since the terrorist attacks. On United Flight 564, the door had just been
Contributed by Jim Kane on Jan 28, 2003
A recent e-mail asked readers to reflect on the following questions: 1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world. 2. Name the last five heisman trophy winners. 3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America contest. 4. Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize. 5. Name the
Contributed by Gary Kins on Feb 7, 2003
1. The Bear & The Travelers - Aesop
Two travelers were on the road together, when a bear suddenly appeared on the scene. Before he observed them, one made for a tree at the side of the road, and climbed up into the branches and hid there. The other was not so nimble as his companion; and, as he
There are some people that we might consider to be a freak because of their disfigured appearance. Consider the story of John Merrick who was known more by his disfigured appearance and labeled as the "Elephant man". "John Merrick was born in Leicester, England in 1862. He suffered from a severe
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 4, 2003
Two friends were walking in the forest one day when suddenly they stumbled upon a large grizzly bear who decided that they looked like a good snack. The two started running away when all of the sudden one of them stopped. The other said, "What are you stopping for? Don’t you know the grizzly bear
"You are familiar with Albrecht Durer’s famous painting "The Praying Hands," but do you know the story behind it? The painting was inspired by the sacrificial, loving acts of a friend. Durer and an older friend were struggling to make a go as artists. Recognizing Durer’s talent, the older man took