Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
Serious Video Games are gaining momentum against the shoot-em up variety. Eventually, “serious games will take over the world” of gaming, predicts Jason Della Rocca, executive director of the International Game Developers Assn. People will use video games for learning so easily and so often that
Contributed by Jeeva Sam on Mar 20, 2001
Several years ago the Peanuts comic strip had Lucy and Charlie Brown practicing football. Lucy would hold the ball for Charlie’s placekicking and then Charlie would kick the ball. But every time Lucy had ever held the ball for Charlie, he would approach the ball and kick with all his might. At the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"A rolling stone gathers no moss, but the rolling stone doesnt care. Momentum
Contributed by Brian La Croix on Jan 4, 2008
You are probably aware that Corrie ten Boom, along with her sister and father, were sent to Ravensbruck, a Nazi concentration camp, for hiding Jews.
Her sister and father died there, but Corrie was released, due to a “clerical error.” And the Kingdom of God is better off for it.
Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Jan 26, 2010
Back to the Future
Most of us may remember a movie by this same title. In fact there were several "Back to the Future" sequels. In the movie starring Michael J. Fox and Claudia Wells, after traveling back in time, they found that the only way to return to the future was to recreate the system
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
A friend of chewing gum magnate, Wrigley, was sitting by him on a plane. He asked Wrigley why he continued to advertise so extensively when his business was already so successful. The astute businessman responded, “For the same reason the pilot of this airplane keeps the engines running when we are
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
Male Bashing Ads Are today’s men incompetent, bumbling idiots? Judging by portrayals in some advertising, the answer seems to be yes. The “man as a dope” imagery has gathered momentum over the last decade, and critics say that it has spiraled out of control. It is nearly impossible, they say, to
Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Aug 11, 2009
I have a friend who is a surfer. He grew up at the beach in North Carolina and has surfed all his life.
He is a skilled surfer. He knows when the waves are good for surfing he knows what equipment he needs and how to properly use it.
He is a skilled surfer.
However, there is one thing my
Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Aug 27, 2008
Coming in Last
Discouragement cramps our momentum; the heat-stroke of opposition can drain our stamina and motivation. Running into obstacles that drive our faces in the asphalt of reality make it hard to get back up.
Our stories are not unlike Felicians Hopfner-Hibb's or Simon Whitfield's.
Contributed by Art Good on Jul 26, 2007
A friend in Erie who had a huge Irish Setter. Truman was not very discriminating when it came to chasing after female dogs. He didn’t much care what kind of dog she was, he was interested.
Truman was getting himself in trouble so my friend put in one of those invisible fences. Collar on dog.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2008
Illus. A friend in Erie who had a huge Irish Setter. Truman was not very discriminating when it came to chasing after female dogs. He didn’t much care what kind of dog she was, he was interested.
Truman was getting himself in trouble so my friend put in one of those invisible fences. Collar on
I can remember in my very early Bible college days, how that a love for the Word of God begin to develop within my own life. I had one particular instructor, Kelsey Griffin, who really turned me on to the power of the Word of God.
I can remember sitting up night and night and poring over
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Oct 1, 2010
Australia is in the middle of GRAND FINAL FEVER with the NRL - THE DRAGONS VS THE ROOSTERS. What are the characteristics needed for those chosen to be the warriors of this battle? What is it that will win the game and bring victory? What will provide the competitive edge that guarantees success in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 4, 2011
WE CAN STILL BE CLUELESS
A recent advertisement by Cars.com tells the fictional story of a wonder child named Timothy Richman. From his earliest years, Timothy displayed an amazing level of confidence, and his confidence came from knowledge.
As a toddler in his high chair, he saw a pan of
Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
“I live in Charlotte, North Carolina, 200 miles from the coast. And yet our local Wal-Mart has a random smattering of seagulls that soar overhead and eat French fries and other debris from neighboring fast food restaurants. The truth is the seagulls are lost. They’ve taken a wrong turn. And instead
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009
"ANYONE CAN DO THAT..."
There was a man named Doug Nichols who went to India to be a missionary. While he was just starting to study the language, he became infected with tuberculosis and had to be put in a sanitarium.
It was not a very good place to be. It was not very clean and conditions
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 Paul Fritz on Jul 17, 2002
Vital Statistics From Operation World (6th Edition, 2001, Patrick Johnstone, and Jason Mandryk) Paternoster, Waynesboro, GA
1. 15-25% of the population of the world is yet to hear a clear presentation of the gospel so that they can personally place saving faith in Christ for salvation.
** IS THE CHURCH ON THE ENDANGERED LIST?
Many Americans are on a spiritual quest. This should be good news
for the church. But, according to researchers, many of them are
choosing noninstitutional forms of religion. A recent poll by Gallup
shows that weekly church attendance is holding steady
Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Nov 19, 2006
Over the Edge
The Adirondack Mountains make a breathtaking backdrop for wilderness canoeing. Two friends and I had taken vacation time to get away from it all and live out of our canoes for a week. Each day we would take a new direction to explore the area. One day we took one