Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
A Father's Legacy
Jim Berg wrote about the state of the family: "The family, which should be the greatest refuge for the child, has become a domestic battlefield where a child is often caught in the crossfire of his parents' warfare. The time and energy that should be spent giving him the
Contributed by Dana Chau on Jul 18, 2002
LEAVING A LEGACY
Paul J. Meyer in his book "Unlocking Your Legacy" tells about the time his mother was found after having fallen in her home. She died a few days later in the hospital. The year was 1969.
Mr. Meyer writes, "In the apron she was wearing the day she fell, I found a note that
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 30, 2012
A FATHER’S LEGACY
Ken Hemphill tells the story of what took place at his church when he was pastor of FBC of Norfolk. He was out on the sidewalk welcoming people as they got out of their cars. About 3rd in line was a father & his teenage son. The father had a golf shirt on, and he evidently was
What is the soil of your heart like? Is it growing and producing fruit for the Kingdom of Heaven – are you using your life for eternity?
1. Quote: “I will not waste my life! I will finish my course and finish it well. I will display the Gospel of the grace of God in all I do. I will run my race to
Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Apr 26, 2009
LEGACY: THE AMAZING RANDI
How many of you have heard of "The Amazing Randi?" He was a stage magician, "mentalist," and escape artist (in the tradition of Houdini). He once escaped from a block of ice and once escaped from a straitjacket while hanging upside-down over Niagara Falls. He once broke
What is Your Legacy?
This week I had the extreme privilege of praying at a ceremony honoring the memory of Sandra Waugh Bradshaw, one of the heroic flight crew of 9/11's Flight 93. Sandy went to Grays Chapel and had ties to this community. I want to suggest to you that in the moment that brave
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2008
Self-sufficiency is an insufficient legacy.
Frankly, a lot of churches in the 1950s had to face this question. The people had just come out of the Great Depression and understood the value of having a lot of money. When the baby boom came, they were able to use that money to build bigger
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
"Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation, as presents
Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on Feb 24, 2013
WHAT WILL YOUR LEGACY BE?
I visited the home of Elvis in Graceland, Tennessee. After so many years after his death, I was amazed at the crowds of people that take the tour and listen to his life’s story. The sad thing is, the story will never change, because he has lived his life and what he has
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 28, 2010
LEON LETT: A LEGACY OF FAILURE
Leon Lett. Nice name. It has a bit of a ring to it. However, unless you are a true NFL football fan, it’s probably not a name that rings a bell for you. So let me fill you in on Leon.
Leon played in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys from 1991 to 2000 and the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 21, 2008
WHAT KIND OF LEGACY WILL YOU LEAVE?
Sir Nicholas Winton was a stockbroker in 1938 when Hitler’s troops began to march into Czechoslovakia. In his gut he knew that something evil was underfoot. He quit his job as a stockbroker and began to charter trains, raise money, and transport Jewish
Contributed by Milt Johnson on May 9, 2002
Leaving behind a godly legacy is a Long, and sometimes Difficult Process.
Let me try to explain this process through a simple illustration. If you have been around CBC for a while you have already seen this but I think that is worth repeating.
(Hold up a Helium filled Balloon)
When a child
U.S. DEBT: OUR LEGACY
- US National Debt = over $14 Trillion (over $175,000 per family)
- US Total Debt = over $55 Trillion (over
Back to one of David’s legacy’s his mighty men. The people are now saying, “Wow, have you seen David’s mighty men, talk about quality leaders and warriors. Hero’s who once where rift-raft and discontented, in debt, stressed out men and women’ Wow, how they are now “Mighty!” All because David
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
A Legacy Person is someone who has been in the same job 3 to 4 years or more. They tend to not be innovative because they are protecting systems and products they’ve helped create. Robert Herbold, author of The Fiefdom Syndrome, (Currency 2004), encourages managers to fight legacy thinking, break
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jun 15, 2001
["Mr. Holland’s Opus": Leaving a Legacy, Citation: Mr. Holland’s Opus, (Hollywood Pictures, 1995), rated PG, written by Patrick Sheane Duncan, directed by Stephen Herek; submitted by Greg Asimakoupoulos, Naperville, Illinois]
Mr. Holland’s Opus is a movie about a frustrated composer in Portland,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
The real legacy of my life was my biggest failurethat I was an ex-convict. My greatest humiliationbeing sent to prisonwas the beginning of Gods greatest use of my life; He chose
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
Phillip Yancey said, "There is hope, much of which comes in the name of Christ. One telling statistic reveals the fruit of two centuries of faithful mission work: of India’s 700 million people, only 2.7 % call themselves Christian, and yet Christians are responsible for more than 18% of the
My father was born in 1911. His older brother, his only sibling, had already died. His father died two years later.
In that era no government programs existed to provide for them, so his mother, an Irish immigrant, moved in with his paternal grandparents. His grandfather was a blacksmith, and