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  • Helping The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 16, 2009

    HELPING THE POOR 67% of Americans (over half of whom attend church at least once a month) agreed or strongly agreed with the statement, "My church already does enough to help the poor in my community." Yet 42% said their church spends more money on itself than on the community, finds a World more

  • Helping People Help Themselves

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 24, 2019

    From Parade magazine comes the story of self-made millionaire Eugene Land, who greatly changed the lives of a sixth-grade class in East Harlem. Mr. Lang had been asked to speak to a class of 59 sixth-graders. What could he say to inspire these students, most of whom would drop out of school? He more

  • Now I'm A Fisherman And The First Rule Of Fishing ...  PRO

    Contributed by Ken Schlenker on Aug 7, 2002
    based on 49 ratings

    Now I’m a fisherman and the first rule of fishing is to stay afloat in your boat. I can’t begin to tell you how many times I would wake up and walk outside to take a deep breath and smell the air to catch an understanding of the humidity. I’d then look up at the horizon and I see how many clouds more

  • Help In The Garden  PRO

    Contributed by John Herrmann on Nov 14, 2008
    based on 19 ratings

    HELP IN THE GARDEN An old Italian lived alone in New Jersey. He wanted to plant his annual tomato garden, but it was very difficult work, as the ground was hard. His only son, Vincent, who used to help him, was in prison. The old man wrote a letter to his son and described his more

  • Helped Him ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 24, 2009

    HELPED HIM CRY Author and lecturer Leo Buscaglia once talked about a contest he was asked to judge. The purpose of the contest was to find the most caring child. The winner was a four-year-old child whose next-door neighbor was an elderly gentleman who had recently lost his wife. Upon seeing more

  • Punished For Helping

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 10, 2009

    PUNISHED FOR HELPING Thu Feb 26, AP/ DENVER -- A good Samaritan who helped push three people out of the path of a pickup truck before being struck and injured has gotten a strange reward for his good deed: A jaywalking ticket. Family members said 58-year-old bus driver Jim Moffett and another more

  • Helping The Fallen

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 25, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    HELPING THE FALLEN One of the most touching moments in NBA history took place in a 2003 playoff game between the Portland Trailblazers and the Dallas Mavericks. Actually, it happened before the game began. Natalie Gilbert was a 13-year-old 8th grader who had won the chance to sing the more

  • Not Much Help

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Jul 18, 2017

    In his Peanuts strip, Charles Schulz had an amazing talent for communicating truths like this in humorous, memorable ways. In one strip Charlie Brown rests his head in his hands while leaning on the wall and looking miserable. His friend, Lucy, approaches. “Discouraged again, eh, Charlie Brown?” more

  • Helping Others

    Contributed by Roy Fowler on Jun 19, 2020

    Years ago, my father coached a team of eight-year-olds. He had a few excellent players, and some who just couldn't get the hang of the game. Dad's team didn't win once all season. But in the last inning of the last game, his team was only down by a run. There was one boy who had never more

  • Helping Others

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jun 11, 2003

    A certain lady was celebrating her 85th birthday and was asked by a reporter what advice she would have for others. Here's what she said: "Stay busy helping others." Then she was asked what she more

  • Helping The Homeless  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 21, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    HELPING THE HOMELESS Bob Kraemer of Campus Crusade Canada tells this story: Over 1000 homeless people have now seen the movie, The Passion of the Christ, received evangelistic literature and a $5.00 voucher to McDonald’s through the ComePassion project in British Columbia’s lower mainland. more

  • The Help Of God

    Contributed by Rev. Duraimony Dickson on Nov 20, 2020

    Alex Haley, the author of "Roots," had an unusual picture hanging on his office wall. It was a picture of a turtle on top of a fence post. When asked, "Why is that there?" Alex Haley answered, "Every time I write something significant, every time I read my words and think more

  • Trying To Help  PRO

    Contributed by T. Brent Long on Mar 20, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    TRYING TO HELP An older man approached a young stranger in the post office and asked, "Sir, would you address this postcard and write a short note for me? I have such a difficult time writing these days." The younger man gladly did so, and when he was finished, he asked the older gentleman, more

  • Nowadays God Helps Those Who Help Themselves, ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007

    "Nowadays God helps those who help themselves, and the government more

  • Help Us Start Anew

    Contributed by Herman Abrahams on Aug 31, 2007

    Forgive us, Lord, for failures past, Then help us start anew With strength and courage to obey And closely follow more

  • Be Someone's Consistent Help  PRO

    Contributed by Paul Dietz on Sep 20, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Be Someone's Consistent Help Paul, in his letter to the Hebraic Christians, makes this point: "…exhort one another daily, while it is called Today, lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin." [Hebrews 3:13] I will be the first to admit that when it comes to the more

  • His Never Failing Help

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Dec 31, 2008

    HIS NEVER FAILING HELP While walking along the shores of the Dead Sea one day, a man lost his balance and fell into the water at a point where it was rather deep. Never having learned to swim, he was panic-stricken. In desperation he began to thrash about with his arms and legs, fearing he would more

  • I Will, With God's Help

    Contributed by Anne Benefield on Mar 5, 2009

    I WILL, WITH GOD'S HELP I read a marvelous story remembered by Reverend Mary Moore Roberson. She writes: "Some years ago, I served on the lay staff of my home parish under the supervision of the priest charged with pastoral care. Barbara took to appearing, first at the door to his office more

  • No One Stopped To Help  PRO

    Contributed by Anne Benefield on Mar 5, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    NO ONE STOPPED TO HELP This past week in DC, a frightening thing happened. In a bad neighborhood where drunkenness and drugs are wide spread. Three men got into an argument, probably about a bottle of beer. One man was punched. They called it a "sucker punch." The man fell backwards and hit more

  • On Helping Your Brother

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Apr 20, 2009

    ON HELPING YOUR BROTHER Every poor and distressed man had a claim on me for pity, and, if I can afford it, for active exertion and (financial) relief. But a poor Christian has a far stronger claim on my feelings, my labors, and my property. He is my brother, equally interested as myself in the more