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  • Humor Simultaneously Wounds And Heals, Indicts ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
     | 1,714 views

    "Humor simultaneously wounds and heals, indicts and pardons, diminishes and enlarges; it constitutes inner growth at the expense of outer gain, and those who possess and honestly practice it ...read more

  • Walking With God

    Contributed by Richard L. Brown on Oct 1, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 10,625 views

    “Walking with God” Sermon Opener (Humorous) Micah 6: 1-8 Years ago, in the small town of Catlettsburg Kentucky, there lived several town-drunks. These men where classic characters, each unique in his own way, and from time to time they found themselves arrested ...read more

  • As I Read Erwin Mcmanus' Book On The Church ...  PRO

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Sep 6, 2004
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,310 views

    As I read Erwin McManus’ book on the church entitled An Unstoppable Force, I have to say I was hit hard by a statement near the beginning, where he said: “The indictment that we must receive is that the Christian faith as we express it is no longer seen as a viable spiritual option. Masses gave ...read more

  • I Asked A Pastor Friend Who Is Native Pastor ...

    Contributed by Todd Pugh on Jan 14, 2008
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    I asked a pastor friend who is native pastor from India, "What do people in India think about America?" Because many people in the world truly despise us. So I asked him. He said, “People in India think America is heaven on the Earth.” Wow, what an indictment, I thought. They look at us and see ...read more

  • Some Years Ago The Minnesota Crime Commission ...  PRO

    Contributed by Glenn Hickey on Jan 25, 2008
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    Some years ago the Minnesota Crime Commission released a statement which said: ‘‘Every baby starts life as a little savage. He is completely selfish, and self-centered. He wants what he wants when he wants it –– his bottle, his mother’’s attention, his playmate’s toys, his uncle’s watch. Deny him ...read more

  • Bill Hybels States This About Prayer From His ...

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 25, 2009
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    Bill Hybels states this about prayer from his book Too Busy Not To Pray: “From birth we have been learning the rules of self-reliance as we strain and struggle to achieve self-sufficiency. Prayer flies in the face of those deep-seated values. It is an assault on human autonomy, an indictment of ...read more

  • Romeo Dallaire Wrote The Account Of His ...

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Feb 21, 2005
     | 1,679 views

    Romeo Dallaire wrote the account of his experiences in Rwanda in the book “Shake Hands With the Devil” Excerpt from Shake Hands with the Devil My story is not a strictly military account nor a clinical, academic study of the breakdown of Rwanda. It is not a simplistic indictment of the many ...read more

  • Be Warm And ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 7, 2009
     | 2,572 views

    BE WARM AND FILLED! What does it mean that God has placed Christ’s church in our hands? One of the most stirring indictments on the church ever penned was made by Charles Schultz many years ago. Snoopy is shivering out in a snowstorm beside an empty food dish. He was looking longingly, ...read more

  • Spinning A Web: Andy's Story

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 11, 2011
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    SPINNING A WEB: ANDY'S STORY Andy Fastow was a brilliant kid in the high school graduating class in New Providence, New Jersey. He was one of the really good kids. In fact, he was the student body president of his senior class. He went on to get a great education and a fantastic job. He climbed ...read more

  • We Live In A Culture That Breeds Dissatisfaction. ...

    Contributed by Chris Edmondson on May 26, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,220 views

    We live in a culture that breeds dissatisfaction. Henri Nouwen wrote a wonderful book entitled The Return of the Prodigal Son. It is a top 10. He made this statement. Many consumeristic economies stay afloat my manipulating the low self esteem of their consumers. By creating spiritual ...read more

  • Andy Fastow Was A Brilliant Kid In My High School ...

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Feb 17, 2009
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    Andy Fastow was a brilliant kid in my high school graduating class in New Providence New Jersey. He was one of the really good kids. In fact he was the student body president of my senior class. He went on to get a great education and a fantastic job. He climbed his way up the ladder until he ...read more

  • Some Years Ago The Minnesota Crime Commission ...  PRO

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Feb 25, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,869 views

    Some years ago the MINNESOTA CRIME COMMISSION released a statement more in line with what the Bible teaches about man’s basic nature. ‘Every baby starts life as a little savage. He is completely selfish, and self-centered. He wants what he wants when he wants it – his bottle, his mother’s ...read more

  • Parenting Social Degeneration  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 9, 2002
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,647 views

    PARENTING SOCIAL DEGENERATION Sheila Weller, in her book "Saint of Circumstances", reveals the untold story of Alex Kelley, who was convicted of rape in 1996. When Kelley was initially indicted he fled to Europe, spending more than eight years on the run, leading a comfortable ...read more

  • The Founder Of Ibm Thomas Watson Says: "The Way ...  PRO

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Nov 26, 2003
    based on 11 ratings
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    The founder of IBM Thomas Watson says: "The way to succeed is to double your failure rate." Or as Thomas Edison said "There is only one good idea in 100 so I want to discover the 99 failures as quick as possible."Here is a personal evaluation question: Do I view failure as an opportunity for growth ...read more

  • Andy Fastow Was A Brilliant Kid In My High ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Connelly on Jul 31, 2003
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,910 views

    Andy Fastow was a brilliant kid in my high school graduating class in New Providence New Jersey. He was one of the really good kids. In fact he was the student body president of my senior class. He went on to get a great education and a fantastic job. He climbed his way up the ladder until he ...read more

  • Man Overboard  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 8, 2013
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,327 views

    MAN OVERBOARD One day Hudson Taylor was traveling on a Chinese junk from Shanghai to Ningpo. He had been witnessing to a man named Peter who rejected the gospel but was under deep conviction. In the course of events, Peter fell overboard, but no one made any effort to save him. Taylor sprang to ...read more

  • Luther's Ink ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 1, 2010
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    LUTHER’S INK STAIN Some of you may know someone who has visited the WARTBURG CASTLE in Eisenach, German. The tour guide regularly points out to the black spot on one of the walls of the room which Luther occupied during his benevolently intended imprisonment. Let me share the legend connected ...read more

  • Skeletons In Our Closets

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 19, 2012
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    SKELETONS IN OUR CLOSETS The Rockefeller family is considered to be one of the most philanthropic families in the world, helping humanity globally in issues like economics, religion, education and environmental affairs. Yet the Rockefeller family tree is filled with many skeletons. William ...read more

  • Are You "Sharing"?

    Contributed by Danny Presswood on Jan 26, 2009
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    ARE YOU "SHARING"? One of the most stirring indictments on the church ever penned was made by Charles Schultz many years ago. Snoopy is shivering out in a snowstorm beside an empty food dish. He was looking longingly, expectantly, toward the house. Lucy came out and said, "Go in peace, be warmed ...read more

  • What Chain Letters, Many Multi-Level Marketers ...

    Contributed by Michael Gardner on Mar 2, 2006
     | 1,353 views

    What chain letters, many multi-level marketers and pyramid schemes have in common is this. They appeal to greed. It is the theology of Wall Street. In that film, Michael Douglas’ character, Gordon Gecko delivers this speech, “…greed -- for lack of a better word -- is good. Greed is right. ...read more