Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"Problems breed problems; but problems also are the main breeding ground for success. Seldom does real success,
Contributed by Sermoncentral 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 Sermoncentral 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
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
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 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 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 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 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
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 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.
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 Jeffrey Sackett on Jan 24, 2003
The problem with not coming to church is that you’re like the radio operator on the USS California. They called the ship unsinkable. They claimed it was the safest ship on the Seas. But as the night of April 14th gave way to dawn of the 15th the British ocean liner, the Titanic, of the White Star
CLOSER THAN OUR PROBLEMS
In reflecting on Handel’s Messiah, Joseph E. McCabe wrote:
“Never again are we to look at the stars, as we did when we were children, and wonder how far it is to God. A being outside our world would be a spectator, looking on but taking no part in this life, where we
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
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 Davon Huss on Oct 7, 2002
The real problem in this country is that we are not good followers. Problem in all facets of our society. George Barna- "Even though less that 1/5th of the population describe themselves as leaders, few people are willing to follow the vision, the plans, the methods, or the exhortations of
Contributed by Bill Johnson on May 13, 2004
There are churches that have parking problems and others that don’t. Some churches have kids running around making a lot of noise, and some churches tend to be very quiet. Some churches usually have more expenses than money, and then there are other’s who don’t need to spend much money because not
Contributed by Herman Abrahams on Jun 11, 2004
One of the key problems in communicating is making yourself understood. A placard frequently seen posted on office walls reads:
“I know you believe you understand what you think I said, but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is