Contributed by David Parks on Jan 30, 2003
A PERFECT PREACHER
After hundreds of years, a model preacher has been found to suit everyone. He preaches exactly 20 minutes and then sits down. He condemns sin but never hurts anyone.
He works from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. In every type of work from preaching to custodial service. He makes $60.00
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
There was a Baptist preacher who just finished his sermon for the day and proceeded toward the back of the church for his usual greetings and handshaking.
After shaking a few hands he came upon the seven year old son of one of the Deacons. "Good morning, young man," the preacher
Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 19, 2011
REVOLUTION BY PREACHERS
Resistance to England during the Revolution became a sacred duty to a people who were, on the whole, highly a religious people. And they were led--in their resistance to the tyranny of England--by their preachers.
* It was a preacher named Jonathan Mayhew who observed
A pastor went out visiting his church members on a Saturday afternoon. At one house, it was obvious that someone was home, but nobody came to the door even though the preacher knocked several times. Finally, the minister took out his church business card and wrote out "Revelation 3:20" on the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 5, 2011
THE PREACHER AND THE FARMER
Years ago, a young man had just gotten out of Bible College where he’d spent several years learning all the theological terminology that he thought would make him a successful preacher. He’d just been hired at a country church and he was determined to begin bringing
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Oct 10, 2001
A preacher’s family had started putting up a nativity scene in their front yard. All of them were carrying out the little statues to put in the nativity scene. Finally everything was in place - Mary & Joseph & the manger & the baby, & angels & shepherds & all the barnyard animals.
Contributed by Guy Caley on Apr 27, 2003
The great preacher and pastor of Chicago’s famous Moody Church, A.C. Dixon declared, "When we rely upon organization, we get what organization can do; when we rely upon education, we get what education can do; when we rely upon eloquence, we get what eloquence can do, and so on. Nor am I disposed
From Stories for Preachers: The pastor of a local church decided to take drastic action on stewardship: he hired an electrician to wire the pews. The next Sunday he said, "Today is Stewardship Day. We will be making our pledges publicly, in church, this morning. Who will pledge $50 a week?" As he
Contributed by Charles Salmon on Aug 17, 2003
I was traveling with another preacher to a meeting. Our group met in a restaurant in a large mall in Chicago. After the meeting, we left the mall and could not locate our car. We split up and searched the lot row by row. No car. We decided to call the police and report the car stolen. "First," I
Contributed by Tom Lovorn on Jun 9, 2003
A preacher was requested by family members to visit a man in a mental institution who thought he was Jesus. When the preacher introduced himself, the man replied, "Bless you, my son." The preacher asked if he were Jesus and he replied that he was. So, the preacher excused himself and said he
Contributed by James Chandler on Feb 1, 2007
It is not the preacher that should get glory. It is the God of the message.
A basketball costs anywhere from $5 - $50.
But what is the worth of a basketball signed by Michael Jordan?
A sleeve of golf balls cost around $10.
But what is the worth of a golf ball hit by Tiger Woods?
Contributed by Fred Sigle on Feb 13, 2007
There was a large PREACHERS’ convention held in Nashville, Tennessee. And during the BREAK, several of the PREACHERS ran across the street from the CONVENTION CENTER to purchase some SNACKS from a CONVENIENT STORE.
The STORE CLERK started CHECKING out the PREACHERS one by one—CHIPS,
Contributed by Fred Sigle on Oct 9, 2006
There was young rookie preacher asked to officiate a WEDDING for the first time. He was rather NERVOUS about it. So he decided to seek out HELP from a more EXPERIENCED minister. The older MINISTER told him, “Don’t worry about it. Just RECITE any APPROPRIATE Bible Scripture and everything will
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
"Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors that they are
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Nov 29, 2001
THE BEST PREACHER IN THE FAMILY
G. Campbell Morgan, a profound British preacher whose four sons all became pastors, influenced millions with his preaching, teaching and writing.
One day, when his young son Howard finished preached, a reporter asked him, "Since you have five Pastors in your
Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 14, 2001
It’s reported that a preacher in Redrock, Mississippi prayed this sermon: “Oh Lord, give Thy servant this mornin’ the eyes of the eagle and the wisdom of the owl; connect his soul with the gospel telephone in the central skies; ‘luminate his brow with the Sun of heaven; possess his mind with love
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Aug 4, 2001
Illus.: Four Preachers Confess
Four preachers met for a friendly gathering. During the conversation one preacher said, “Our people come to us and pour out their hears, confess certain sins and needs. Let’s do the same. Confession is good for the soul.” In due time all agree. One of them said
Contributed by Evie Megginson on Aug 7, 2001
John Wesley was a great preacher, but not everybody, of course, liked him. One day as Mr. Wesley was out walking, he was on a narrow path when he met a man who didn’t like him. One of the men would have to step aside to allow the other to pass. The man came charging
Contributed by Martin Wiles on May 5, 2002
The young preacher was shocked to hear the well-known evangelist utter the words; “Yes, I have spent some of the happiest moments of my life in the arms of another man’s wife.” Then, following a pause, the evangelist added, “That woman was my mother.” A few weeks later as the young pastor was