Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 21, 2008
You’ve probably heard the expression "red herring." This term was coined from a method of training hunting dogs to follow the scent of their prey. Once the dogs were following the proper scent, their trainers would drag red herrings (a stinky fish) across their paths. Initially, the
Contributed by Chester Harris on Dec 4, 2008
THE RED GLOVE
It was one of those rare wintry days on the campus of Asbury Seminary with snow drifting over the sidewalks and students slipping and sliding, intentionally and without serious intent! I needed to mail a letter and decided to trek the extra distance to the Wilmore post office,
HOLINESS AND RED BUTTONS
In studying holiness as a prayer key, I got bogged down with trying to understand it. I had an even harder time trying to explain it. I felt like the Red Buttons character in the movie, "Hatari."
In that movie, John Wayne led a team of hunters in Africa capturing
Contributed by Tim Hinrichs on Sep 13, 2012
THE BLUE AND RED SPIGOTS
John Michael Cussick (Surfing for God, 104) took out two brass spigots. One has a red knob and the other has a blue knob. The red knob represents how we often look at the Christian life. The assumption is that the source from which the water flows is a cesspool and so we
THE RED BARON AND TEMPTATION
Manfred, Freiherr von Richthofen was a famous German First World War fighter pilot.
He was better known as the Red Baron because he flew a distinctive a red Fokker aircraft.
He shot down more combat planes than any one else on either side in the first World
Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
“Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it.” - Doug Larson
The house looked like a fairy tale come true. Though my friend had a nagging feeling about the owners, she ignored it and went to inspect the house. It was spacious and full of sunshine with a
Contributed by Kent Lenard on Jun 29, 2002
As a schoolboy, one of Red Skelton’s teachers explained the words and meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance to his class. Skelton later wrote down, and eventually recorded, his recollection of this lecture. It’s followed by an observation of his own.
I - - Me; an individual; a committee of
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jul 19, 2001
[Education in the Red-Light District, Citation: Joseph Aldrich, "How to Be a Redemptive Person," Preaching Today, Tape No. 113.]
When my wife and I went to Dallas Seminary, we decided we wouldn’t live in the "cemetery" housing.
Instead, we lived in the high-class, red-light district.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 19, 2003
This happened to a red headed model who was being baptized. She came out in a white robe and entered the baptistry. As she came up from the water I noticed something floating next to my leg, which was a surprize. It seemed to be moving, as I looked at her I realized she had lost her beautiful red
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
In 1951 comedian Red Skelton and a party of friends flew to Europe, where Skelton was to appear at the London Palladium. As they were flying over the Swiss Alps, three of the airplane’s engines failed. The situation looked very grave and the passengers began to pray. Skelton went into one of his
Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Aug 22, 2007
Mothers get the red carpet treatment on their day, with fabulous brunches and beautiful bouquets. For the fathers, however, retailers have cleverly priced almost everything under $9.99!
Case in point: the Talking Fly Swatter. It’s a lime-green fly swatter with a little speaker that says
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2008
The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Christmas campaign mobilized Americans to contribute a record-breaking $117 million, up 5.4% from
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 20, 2012
HENRI DUNANT, FOUNDER OF THE RED CROSS
Henri Dunant was a wealthy 19th century Swiss banker when the Swiss government sent him to Paris to work on a business deal with Napoleon. When he got to Paris, they told him that Napoleon was off fighting a war against the Austrians in Solferino, Italy. So
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 10, 2004
Our congregation hosted a Red Cross blood drive on a recent Sunday morning that started before and continued during our various assemblies. I tried to give blood before the worship assembly. They rejected my offer! I had to answer a long series of questions about personal health, relationships,
Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Nov 16, 2004
Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, was reminded one day of a vicious deed that someone had done to her years before. But she acted as if she had never even heard of the incident. "Don’t you remember it?" her
Contributed by Steve Malone on Dec 15, 2004
NOW – you may be wondering what the red cups on the stage are all about… NO – they’re not Christmas decorations… I brought them here to illustrate how rich we really are when compared to billions of people in this world…
CHECKOUT – the statistics on the screen…
World-Wide Income… (6.2
The words in red in many Bibles are neither more nor less important than the words in black. Jesus said to the seventy: "He that heareth you heareth me" (Luke 10:16). This was his position concerning every divinely inspired writer or speaker. While millions read the Bible daily, few know why some
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
Red States And Blue States really differ when it comes to marriage reports the Census Bureau. Generally, men and women in the Northeast marry later than those in Midwest, West or South. In the Northeast the median age of first marriage is 29 for men and 27 for women, about 4 years later than other
Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jan 9, 2001
"I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.. ...I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jan 30, 2008
"The annual cost of running red lights (in medical bills and car repairs) is 7 billion dollars? And, for all of our hurry, the average amount of