Contributed by Larry Kettle on Sep 6, 2011
The title of the Labor Day Holiday always intrigued me as a child. "I asked my mother once why they called it 'Labor Day' if everybody just took off from work?" She
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 4, 2012
LABOR DAY AND OUR DIVINE UNION
I’ve heard that Labor Day was first celebrated in Boston on Sept 5, 1882. It wasn’t until 1894 that it became a federal holiday. That was an effort encouraged by President Grover Cleveland to reconcile with the labor movement and prevent further violence.
Contributed by Jim Kane on Mar 10, 2002
Someone has written that there are four kinds of bones in the world.
The WISH BONES who spend their time wishing someone else would do the work;
The JAW BONES who do all the talking, but very little else;
The KNUCKLE BONES who knock everything that
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 29, 2002
DRAGGED THROUGH LIFE
We live in a very tense, uptight, and fast-paced world filled with hurry.
A Tahoma, Washington newspaper carried the story of Tattoo the basset hound a while back. Tattoo didn’t intend to go for an evening run, but when his owner shut the dog’s leash in the car door and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 28, 2004
THE REAL DEAL?
Reaching the end of a job interview, the Human Resources Person asked a young accountant who was fresh out of school, "What starting salary were you thinking about?" The Accountant said, "In the neighborhood of 100,000 a year, depending on the benefits package."
Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 2, 2013
A large company, feeling it was time for a shakeup, hired a new CEO. This new boss was determined to rid the company of all slackers. On a tour of the facilities, the CEO noticed a guy leaning on a wall. The room was full of workers and he wanted to let them know that he meant
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 1, 2002
GET SOME REST!
Our most notorious industrial accidents in recent years—Exxon Valdez, Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, the fatal navigational error of Korean Air Lines 007—all occurred in the middle of the night. When the USS Vincennes shot down an Iranian A300 airbus killing all 290 people aboard,
Contributed by Andrew Chan on Aug 29, 2002
A man in a hot air balloon realized he was lost. He reduced altitude and spotted a woman below. He descended a bit more and shouted, "Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don’t know where I am." The woman below replied, "You’re in a hot air balloon
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 25, 2002
THE ORIGINS OF GRANDPARENTS' DAY
In 1970, a West Virginia housewife, Marian Lucille Herndon McQuade, initiated a campaign to set aside a special day just for Grandparents. Through concerted efforts on the part of civic, business, church, and political leaders, this campaign expanded statewide.
Contributed by Tony Fox on Dec 12, 2000
ILL: This is an alleged New Year’s letter written from a church member to the pastor.
You often stress attendance at worship as being very important for a Christian, but I think a person has a right to miss now and then. I think every person ought to be excused for the following
What do Thanksgiving, Easter, Pentecost, Memorial Day, Labor Day, etc. have in common?
They are all holidays which fall not on a specific date, like, December 25 or July 4, but they fall on the “first Monday”, “fourth Thursday”, “fifty days after….”
You see what I mean?
Thanksgiving Day has a
Katrina: God's Judgment on America
The hurricane was an act of God upon a sin-loving and rebellious nation. It’s a warning--and a call to repent. (Source: by David Crowe, reprinted with permission of Restore America.)
All America watched with concern--wondering what the outcome would be--as