Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"Problems breed problems; but problems also are the main breeding ground for success. Seldom does real success,
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 26, 2003
THE PROBLEM OF GOODNESS
"The simple fact is that for all our moral hesitation and stuttering, many people know goodness and excellence when they see it and they are overwhelmed by the magnetism of goodness. Goodness attracts. Goodness is proclaimed so that the circle of adulation can widen. So
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 23, 2010
NO MICROSCOPE, NO PROBLEM
A tribe in the jungle were all falling sick. A missionary doctor went into the village to try and help them. He suspected and soon discovered that it was the contaminated water they were drinking that caused their sickness. To show the natives the missionary set up a
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jun 22, 2011
THE WEDDING PROBLEM
Mary Campbell of Elgin, Illinois that had to say "I do" three times at three different weddings before she finally became Mrs. Randy Peterson. The couple took out their wedding license in Kane County and made all the arrangements for their wedding at a church in Ontarioville.
Contributed by Ronald Franklin on Dec 28, 2012
Dr. Herbert Jackson was a missionary to the Philippines. He tells a story about something that happened to him when he was just getting started on the mission field. He was given a car that wouldn't start without a push, so he quickly devised different ways of getting that car started without him
We used to live in a very nice house which had some live plants near the driveway. One of those plants in particular was a “volunteer elm” and we absolutely hated it. Sure enough, we saw that thing getting bigger—but we didn’t want that to happen. It was out of place!
Somehow, I obtained a can of
A middle-aged man was distraught over his wife’s stubborn refusal to admit she had a hearing problem. One day he asked his family doctor for advice how to convince his wife that she has this problem.
The doctor promptly told him that when he got home he was to confirm the
Immanuel Kant. “Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no
Contributed by Jim Butcher on Apr 11, 2018
Henry Blackaby: “Moderate success in ministry is a spiritual hazard. It can make us content to live
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 6, 2003
A little old lady was amazed at how nice the young man was next door. Every day he would help her gather things from her car or help her in her yard. One day, the old lady finally ask the young man, "Son, how did you become such a fine young man?"
The young man replied, "Well,
Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 7, 2011
A mouse looked out through a crack in a farmhouse wall and was distraught to discover a mousetrap. When he went to tell his buddies, the chicken said, "Sorry, pal, not my problem." The pig said, "I'll pray for you." The cow was busy and said, "Come back later." Dejected, the
Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Aug 15, 2012
A woman went to court and told the judge she wanted a divorce. "Do you have any grounds?" the judge asked.
"Just two acres," she replied.
"That's not it, lady. I mean, do you have a grudge?"
"No, we park the car in the front of the house."
Contributed by Larry Moyer on Aug 5, 2009
Now frankly, you know as well as I do when we want to solve a problem, we are not always the best at it, and sometimes by trying to solve a problem we just create another one.
I love the story Reader’s Digest told of some men who were laying carpet in a woman’s living room.
WHAT IS THE BIGGEST PROBLEM IN THE CHURCH?
Relevant Magazine, in their May-June 2008 issue, asked a bunch of church leaders this question: "Faith: What is the biggest problem facing the church today?" Here are some of their response from pages 73, 74:
a. Shane Claiborne: "One of the most
Contributed by Jay Winters on Jun 28, 2008
There is a problem, however. Buglers are not common musicians anymore. It’s hard to find someone to fulfill this role given as a “right” to veterans. In order to allow the bill to continue being fulfilled, a new “bugle” has been developed. This bugle is actually no bugle at all, but an mp3 player
Contributed by David Ibeleme on Jun 28, 2008
The major problem in marriage is disrespect for one another, however, this primarily or mainly manifests in
Contributed by Harold White on Jan 5, 2001
In the fifties the major discipline problems in our public schools were cigarette smoking,skipping class, running in the halls, spit balls, chewing gum, and whispering in class.
Today - the major problems are deadly weapons - kids carrying guns, knifes, and even assault weapons. This is followed
Contributed by Cary Paulk on Mar 14, 2002
The problem is that the church that fails to change fails to impact the culture of change. It becomes a dinosaur, a memorial to a world that no longer exists. So, on the one hand, while it protects those within its walls from overwhelming stress, on the other hand, it becomes biblically and
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on May 30, 2002
A Problem Becomes a Solution
I stood dismayed in the kitchen of our newly acquired country home--I had accidentally submerged my left foot in a tray of fresh wall paint.
A few minutes later, as I took off my comfortable, hole-in-the-toe painting sneakers, I regretted that I hadn’t brought