Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Jun 6, 2010
In the 1940’s there was race, a race to get the mightiest weapon this world had yet seen. The United States had the Manhattan Project. Hitler had his heavy water experiments. After the war it was learned that Hitler was much farther away from developing the atomic bomb than some had feared. But
Contributed by Charles Wallis on May 7, 2009
IN THE RACE TOGETHER
Team Hoyt runs in marathons and triatholons. Dick Hoyt pushes his son Rick, who has cerebal palsy, in a wheelchair, rides him on a bike, and pulls him in a boat, but they both experience the thrill of a race.
We have a loving Father who carries us through our trials,
Contributed by Peter Loughman on Mar 3, 2010
RUNNING THE RACE
Many of you know that I have fairly poor eyesight. However, my eyesight today is far better than it was when I was a child. The Lord has given me much better eyesight today than I have ever had I my life. When I was a kid, however, my eyesight was terrible.
So as I was
Contributed by Chris Supper on Nov 3, 2010
FINISHING THE RACE
August 1992. Derrick Redmond from Great Britain was favored to win the 400-meter race during the summer Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain, but as he powered around the backstretch, his hamstring snapped. Redmond tried desperately to finish the race, but he still had half the
THE THREE RACES
A boy realised that God had made him fast. He wanted to have a race in his village to prove his speed. People from his village and the surrounding villages were invited, either as competitors or spectators. A wise man came to watch the race, which the boy won easily. Everyone
Contributed by Paul Steen on Jul 12, 2014
My wife and I watched as Danny, our youngest son, competed in the Carnival of Champions back when he was in elementary school. He was entered in the half-mile race. It was two laps around the track.
When the starting gun sounded, he quickly leapt ahead of everyone and built a sizable lead. He
Contributed by Rick Bezanson on Jul 29, 2008
JUST STAY IN THE RACE
Charlton Heston had to learn how to drive a chariot with four horses for his part in the movie Ben Hur. After many weeks of chariot lessons he told the director, "I think I can drive the chariot all right, but I'm not at all sure I can actually
Contributed by C Vincent on Feb 13, 2009
Illustration: Children’s Talk: Running a race. Share what you have in life with others. Pass the baton to the next person.
God started this race and was at the
START OF THE HUMAN RACE
A little girl asked her mother, "How did the human race start?"
The mother answered, "God made Adam and Eve and they had children, and so all mankind was made."
Two days later, the girl asked her father the same question. The father answered, "Many years ago, there
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 16, 2011
RUNNING THE RACE GOD'S WAY
Joni Eareckson Tada recently told a story commenting on Romans 15:1-2: "We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves. Each of us should please his neighbor for his good, to build him up."
She writes, "My husband, Ken,
Contributed by Paul Barreca on Mar 31, 2013
THE LIGHT RACING TO SAVE US
One of the most tragic stories of WW2 involves the tale of the survivors of the sunken USS Indianapolis. The ship went down in the last days of the war and the survivors remained unaccounted for five days. Many were in the water for that time with nothing more than
Contributed by Shawn Miller on Jul 4, 2014
May 29, 2011 it looked like it was destiny, the day Dale Earnhardt Jr. was rounding the last lap of the Charlotte Motor Speedway. You could just imagine the script that was being set; it was memorial day, he was being sponsored by the national guard, and He was going to finally win for the first
Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 8, 2009
FINISHING THE RACE TOGETHER
Several years ago, five handicapped finalists gathered at the starting line for the Special Olympics. They had all trained hard for this day. Hearts were pounding. And each one wanted to win. The starter’s gun discharged and the athletes exploded from their crouched
Contributed by David Ward on Dec 30, 2007
During the filming of the big chariot race in the movie "Ben Hur," Charlton Heston kept losing his footing and slipping out of the chariot. After several ruined takes, director William Wyler asked Charlton what the problem was. Heston explained that while trying to act as though he was winning
Contributed by Paul Carlson on Feb 17, 2009
The death of the NASCAR racing legend Dale Earhardt at the 2001 Daytona 500 was tragic indeed. On the final lap of the race, he crashed into the wall at a speed of around 180 miles per hour after being tapped from behind. It seemed his death was not his fault but the result of the other driver
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2005
The Greeks had a race in their Olympic games that was unique. The winner was not the runner who finished first. It was the runner who finished with his torch still lit. I want to run all the way with the flame of my
Contributed by John Shearhart on Jun 9, 2006
The Greeks had a race in their Olympic games that was unique. The winner was not the runner who finished first. It was the runner who finished with his torch still lit. I want to run all the way with the flame of my torch
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Sep 20, 2006
In the Nascar racing circles a DNF is about the worse thing that can follow your name. It means you Did not finish the race. Forty three cars begin the race but only those that finish have a chance of