Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 23, 2004
Good cell phone reception is dependent upon not getting too far away from the cell phone tower. We’ve all been driving around and suddenly lost a call due to the signal being lost. In a little while, we can see the phone has reaquirred a signal and we can place the call again. Christians maintain
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 30, 2001
"I recently read a moving story that David Jeremiah wrote about the founder of World Vision, the international Christian relief agency. Bob Pierce had advanced leukemia, but he went to visit a colleague in Indonesia before he died. As they were walking through a small village, they came upon a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"What peace it brings to the Christians heart to realize that our Heavenly Father never differs from Himself. In coming to Him at any time, we need not wonder whether we shall find Him in a receptive mood. He is always receptive to misery and need, as well as to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2008
Four out of 10 unchurched people are open and receptive to the Gospel and to the local
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
"Publishing is a very mysterious business. It is hard to predict what kind of sale or reception a book will have, and
Let the one who would worship God open his mouth in praise, his heart in receptivity, his mind in contemplation, his purse
A.W. Tozer writes in the Pursuit of God: "Why do some persons find God in a way that others do not? Why does God manifest His presence to some and let multitudes of others struggle along in the half-light of imperfect Christian experience? Of course the will of God is the same for all. He has no
Contributed by Daniel Harman on Mar 5, 2008
" Teamwork is the FUEL that allows Common People To Produce Uncommon Results!"
"True teamwork is a two way street: Reaching out to help colleagues And also being open and receptive to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"The more the years go by, the less I know. But if you give explanations and understand everything, then nothing can happen. What helps me go forward is
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 6, 2008
Bernard Goldstein tells this story:
One of my pet peeves as a musician in a symphony orchestra is trying to follow the unpredictable beat of famous guest conductors. I didn’t realize how strongly the rest of the musicians felt until we were talking to someone from a university physics department
Contributed by Jason Duhon on Nov 5, 2007
As a young boy, I can remember AM radio, and how few stations we could receive back then. Tuning in usually required a good antenna, a good radio, and a steady hand. Our ears were anticipating the music, as we carefully turn the knob in hopes of a good reception.
When we await the voice of
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 25, 2008
My friend Agnes is an accomplished harpist who frequently plays for weddings, receptions, parties and other such events. She is also blond and has an appropriately cherubic face. She was on her way to an engagement at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, and stepped into an elevator with her large golden
Illustration from Stories for Preachers: Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, though sometimes it hurts when they express it. In 1975 country singer Charlie Rich had been picked to announce the Country Artist of the Year at the CMA Awards show. The award went to John Denver, who had not
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 19, 2003
ILL: Franklin Roosevelt, who often endured long receiving lines at the White House complained that no one really paid any attention to what was said.
One day, during a reception, he decided to try an experiment. To each person who passed down the line and shook his hand, he murmured, "I
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Mar 30, 2001
Illus.: ¡§Churchill Weeps¡¨
During WWII, Winston Churchill was in conference with officials in Downing Street when an air raid occurred. They heard a bomb drop and explode nearby. It had clearly fallen in one of the poorer sections of London. At once, Churchill ordered his car to take him to
Contributed by Dru Ashwell on Dec 16, 2001
A friend lost her mate several years ago and recently developed a friendship with a man who had also lost his spouse. They seemed a perfect match, and all their children agreed they should get married. While they were excited about the upcoming nuptials, they didn’t need more crystal vases,
Contributed by Brian La Croix on May 30, 2006
Listen to this quote by British Justice Peter Smith, that I found on Foxnews.com:
"Merely because an author describes matters as being factually correct does not mean that they are factually correct. It is a way of blending fact and fiction together to create that well known model ’faction.’ The
Contributed by Thomas Cash on Jan 29, 2013
MAKE YOUR RESERVATION
Is your name written in the book of life?
Ruthanna Metzgar, a professional singer, tells a story that illustrates the importance of having our names written in the book of life. Several years ago, she was asked to sing at the wedding of a very wealthy man. According to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
Good News on the Evangelism Front:
Reg Bibby is a Canadian sociologist from the University of Lethbridge, and easily the foremost expert on the sociology of religion in Canada. He has done extensive surveying of the Canadian population over the last almost 30 years. The results of his most recent
Contributed by Peter Loughman on Mar 31, 2009
STARTING IS THE EASY PART-------------------
Katie and I got married a little over 21 years ago.
We wanted a simple wedding ceremony, a simple reception - a few friends, some family, a little cake, some punch and that was it. But then, the relatives got involved. Sound familiar?