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  • Listen To The Expectations Of A Wife In The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Feb 22, 2005
    based on 3 ratings

    Listen to the expectations of a wife in the mid-50’s. This is entitled: “How to be a Good Wife” and was purportedly taken from a high school economics text book in 1954. Have dinner ready. Plan ahead, even the night before, to have a delicious meal, on time. Prepare Yourself. Take 15 minutes more

  • Just The Other Day A Mild Mannered Young Man Came ...  PRO

    Contributed by Georgina Pando-Connolly on Apr 30, 2004
    based on 12 ratings

    just the other day a mild mannered young man came into my office ready for a divorce. He complained that his bride was so bossy that she was driving him off the wall. He wanted things to change, immediately. I told him that he needed to build his self-esteem and that this would take time. Then I more

  • Some Years Ago Gladys And I Bought A Computer ...  PRO

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Oct 16, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    Some years ago Gladys and I bought a computer that was a display model. We used it for a number of years. As a matter of fact, Steve just finished rebuilding it so the church can use it while the church’s computer is being repaired. Now, that computer served us well and I was able to do a number more

  • Commitment

    Contributed by Steve Miller on Feb 11, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    COMMITTMENT: “A good marriage is like a casserole, only those responsible for it really more

  • Commitment

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on May 22, 2008

    COMMITMENT When the explorer, Cortez, landed in Mexico with his 500 men, he did a wise thing; he burned the ships. His men realized that they must be committed to staying and to succeeding here because there was no turning back. Families have to have that type of commitment… no holding back, no more

  • Commitment

    Contributed by Tim Smith on May 27, 2015

    Dave Hood tells the story of training to run a 5K run. Every time his wife and he would go running on their favorite trail, they’d walk a little faster, and with a little more gusto. One day, a half mile in and a young lady came at them sprinting towards them. They jumped out of the way so she more

  • Commitment

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 24, 2016

    Kenneth Bailey tells the story of teaching some short courses at the Lutheran Church of Latvia. While there, he observed the interviewing of prospective students and inquired of the interviews what questions they asked. They said, “The most important question is ‘When were you baptized?’ And he more

  • Commit The Golden Rule To Memorynow Commit It To ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007

    Commit the Golden Rule to memorynow more

  • A Large Majority Of Men--Married And Single--Say ...

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on May 27, 2005
    based on 1 rating

    A large majority of men--married and single--say they wouldn’t have an affair, even if they were certain their loved one would never find out, says a Gallup poll commissioned by Self magazine, in the June (1992) issue. Of 500 men surveyed, 67% of married men and 60% of unmarried men say an affair more

  • Jack Benny Was Rather Shy When He Was Young. One ...  PRO

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 21, 2001
    based on 181 ratings

    Jack Benny was rather shy when he was young. One day at work he saw a young lady that greatly attracted his attention. But he was too shy to speak to her. So he went to the florist & ordered one red rose to be sent to her without any card enclosed. And every day he repeated that order. Well, more

  • Marriage ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 16, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    MARRIAGE SAVERS A study published in the 6/08 Journal of Marriage and Family found that strong faith in God by itself won’t protect against marital infidelity. But a study by Fuller Seminary researchers David Atkins and Deborah Kessel found that regular church attendance does make a difference. more

  • Marriage

    Contributed by Don Berry-Graham on Feb 28, 2016

    A story from Warsaw, Ohio, is catching some attention today (August 13, 2014). It seems the dancers at Foxhole nightclub decided to picket a church that had been hassling them for years. Apparently the members and pastor of New Beginnings Ministries felt called by God to try to rid their community more

  • Unqualified Commitment

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007

    Unqualified commitment A college man walked into a photography studio with a framed picture of his girlfriend. He wanted the picture duplicated. This involved removing it from the frame. In doing this, the studio owner noticed the inscription on the back of the photograph: “My dearest Tom, I love more

  • Commitment Or Contentment?

    Contributed by Don Jones on Mar 9, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    COMMITMENT OR CONTENTMENT? Four masked men came in with assault rifles screaming at the preacher and members during the worship service. They said that anyone who would deny their faith could leave safely, but the pastor had to stay and face the outcome. Silence fill the church, and finally, more

  • Chameleon Commitment  PRO

    Contributed by Neal Gracey on Dec 12, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    CHAMELEON COMMITMENT Studdert Kennedy tells of an explorer who brought back a chameleon which his household affectionately named Billy the Lizard. The explorer left Billy in the charge of his butler, who showed him to his many friends and associates. When the explorer returned, he asked how Billy more

  • Committed To Christ  PRO

    Contributed by David Fox on Nov 11, 2001
    based on 119 ratings

    George Gallup reports: Less than 10 % of Americans are deeply committed Christians. These committed Christians are far, far happier than the rest of the population. Committed Christians are more accepting of others than the average American, more involved in charitable activities, and are more

  • Commitment Or Convenient?

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Oct 13, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    COMMITMENT OR CONVENIENT? Deacon Wives author Diana Davis writes about Angie and her commitment. Let’s take a look at Angie. She loves her church and is committed to its ministry. She considers herself to be a faithful worshipper. If you take a careful look, however, you’ll find a few gaps in more

  • What Commitment?

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Jun 30, 2012

    WHAT COMMITMENT? When I was in my first year of ministry, I walked into our District preachers meeting at the same time as Bobbie Potter, who was pastor of Munholland UMC in Old Metairie. He asked if I preach last Sunday which I did. Then he asked, "What did you ask them to commit to?" I said I more

  • Unqualified Commitment  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 26, 2004
    based on 15 ratings

    UNQUALIFIED COMMITMENT A college man walked into a photography studio with a framed picture of his girlfriend. He wanted the picture duplicated. This involved removing it from the frame. In doing this, the studio owner noticed the inscription on the back of the photograph: “My dearest Tom, I love more

  • Fully Committed  PRO

    Contributed by J Spurling on Jan 28, 2003
    based on 9 ratings

    FULLY COMMITTED “This is it guys!” he shouted as the Piper bounced onto the beach. They’re on their way!” Lunch over, the men busied themselves fixing up a miniature “jungle” and model house in the sand, with the intention of demonstrating to the savages how to build an airstrip, should they be more