Our transformed lives should drive us to want to do what is good in our lives. Christianity Today / Sports Spectrum an Article by Rick Weber notes:
Bob McNair the man responsible for Super Bowl 38 being hosted in Houston has this to say about his faith in Jesus Christ and unfinished
Contributed by Dana Visneskie on Feb 9, 2004
A Native American and his friend were in downtown New York City, walking near Times Square in Manhattan. It was during the noon lunch hour and the streets were filled with people. Cars were honking their horns, taxicabs were squealing around corners, sirens were wailing, and the sounds of the city
Contributed by Thomas Baird on Mar 1, 2004
Our daughter, little Kelsey, turned one year old a little over a week ago… and she is not walking yet…
All of our other kids were walking by her age… and Kelsey is not even trying.
I told Derek yesterday that I know why she is not trying…
Because we will take her wherever she wants
Contributed by Ezequiel Alaniz on Mar 23, 2004
Habia un soldado que no queria ser elegido para ir a la Guerra, entonces va y se quita los dientes y al momento de presentarse ante el reclutamiento military, pasa a su examen medico y el medico le dice,
Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on May 18, 2004
John Wesley had as his motto, "Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you
Marty Williams a Pastor of Family Ministries asks the question that we all must ask ourselves today, “Am I Teachable?” He has 12 thoughts to help us discover if we are teachable:
1. I am willing to listen more than talk.
2. I admit when I am mistaken.
3. I observe before acting on a
Video Illustration from “Men In Black” Start time 1:11:48 Scene is an old man and a dog at a booth. Jay and Kay are in a desperate race to track down the stolen galaxy. Searching for information, the Men in Black interrogate an alien (disguised as a dog), who is quick to point out just how limited
Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Jul 20, 2004
As Rick Warren says, “It’s not the duration of your life that counts it is the donation that your life makes.”
Rick Warren, Purpose
Bro. Robert Brozoski states, "God gave us today, to prepare us for eternity"! This thought sent by Bro. Robert is a sermon in only 9 words. Time is the same for all....Today is a gift for us to use as God intends. To prepare for the future and to
a. Tim LaHaye in his book Mind Siege notes this, “Ever since God first explained to Adam and Eve how to think so they could live successful, fulfilled, obedient, and happy lives, there has been a constant battle over who will control human thought
Contributed by W F on Sep 20, 2004
When airlines train their pilots they first test them in a simulator. The simulator is designed to present the pilot with a variety of potential problems so that they will be able to handle any emergency in the future. First the pilot is tested with simple challenges, which eventually build up to
Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 24, 2004
Spiritual maturity is marked not only in the knowledge of the truth but also by
Contributed by Stephen Wright on Oct 10, 2004
Years ago the gospel was preached to a number of tribes in Central Africa. Many people responded to the message and received new life in Christ. Since they had no church building where they could gather for a time of prayer, they cleared a central spot in the jungle for that purpose. Soon
Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 23, 2005
25 years ago a baby was born in a hospital. He weighed only a few pounds. He had to be pampered and coddled to enable him to live. Now he is 6’2" tall and weighs 200 pounds. There is a vast difference in the baby and the man. Yet the life he now has is the same life he had 25 years ago.
Contributed by Bruce Ball on Jul 12, 2005
We are like the lady who kept staring at the orange juice carton during breakfast. When her husband finally asked her why she was staring it at so long, and she said, “On the front, it says ‘CONCENTRATE’.”
We have been so blessed by
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Aug 31, 2005
Penguins and Eagles! (09.02.05--Sickness!--Psalm 4:3)
Soaring like eagles may sound good, but flopping around like a penguin can be a whole lot easier. Keeping our feet firmly planted on the ground may not always be the most glamorous of occupations, but it sure is safer and more accommodating
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 12, 2005
Several years ago, my wife was going to take our son, Ben, to the park. As with most children, Ben simply loved the park. But in order to get to the park, they would have to drive and Ben would need to be placed in his car seat. Ben was a stubborn two year old who was going through a phase in
Contributed by Brian La Croix on Nov 4, 2005
"You and I cannot stuff Jesus or our experience with Him into our old ways of thinking and living. Life with Jesus is a new and exciting thing. He Himself wants to fill us, to expand our personalities, and to reshape us to fit who He is. When Jesus, the Man with all power,
Contributed by Frank Jackson on Nov 12, 2005
The penetrating message was caught in a poem written by an unknown confederate soldier, who finally learned the lesson of the thorn.
I asked God for strength that I might achieve.
I was made weak that I might learn humbly to obey.
I asked God for health that I might do greater things.
Contributed by Gene Gregory on Nov 21, 2005
A Christian of years ago put it this way, “Many experience displeasure when they see others in possession of spiritual goods. They feel sensibly hurt because others surpass them on this road, and