Contributed by Aldy Duque on Nov 13, 2003
In an interview with an African Safari guide, he was asked, “Is it true that jungle animals won’t harm you if you carry a torch?” The guide
Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jan 28, 2008
A well dressed woman was on an African Safari that stopped in a leper hospital. The air was humid and sticky. Flies buzzed in frenzy. The woman noticed a nurse bending toward a patient, attending a leper’s pus-filled sores. The woman said, “I wouldn’t
Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Sep 11, 2008
Two explorers were on a jungle safari when suddenly a ferocious lion jumped in front of them. "Keep calm" the first explorer whispered. "Remember what we read in that book on wild animals? If you stand perfectly still and look the lion in the eye, he will turn and run." "Sure,"
Contributed by Brian Bolton on May 11, 2006
Philip Yancey tells about an African safari he was on where he saw an old momma giraffe taking care of her offspring. Shortly after he was born, she went over & kicked her offspring, and it looked like she was really hurting her baby. Then she did it again.
Each time, the little giraffe would
Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jul 22, 2003
In a speech made in 1863, Abraham Lincoln said, "We have been the receipients of the choicest bounties of heaven; we have been preserved these many years in peace and prospertiy; we have grown in numbers, wealth, and power as no other nation has ever grown. But we have forgotten God. We have
Contributed by Sean Harder on Feb 17, 2010
You know, when we were in Florida we went on a little safari and saw elephants, and I remembered that an elephant’s trunk can uproot a huge tree, pick up a peanut, and hold an egg without breaking it.
And I don’t know why, but the thought of God came to my mind.
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Mar 20, 2011
THE LION AND THE BOOK
Two explorers were on a jungle safari when suddenly a ferocious lion jumped in front of them.
"Keep calm," the first explorer whispered. "Remember what we read in that book on wild animals? If you stand perfectly still and look the lion in the eye, he will turn and
Contributed by Timothy Craver on Nov 9, 2009
A $100 bill, a $20 bill and a $1 bill meet up at the shredder at the end of their lives. The 100 says, “I’ve seen the whole world during my lifetime. Why, I’ve been on cruises in the Caribbean, safaris in Africa and vacations in Europe.”
The 20 says, “Well, I haven’t done quite as well, but I have
Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Mar 2, 2009
I will never forget what Missionary Bill Lewis told me on my last night in Tanzania in 1963. The national pastor, in whose hut we had been staying while on this particular mission safari, had killed his only pig and had used all the remaining rice in his storage bin to provide our supper that
Contributed by Timothy Smith on Sep 3, 2005
Several years ago at a Promise Keepers conference, Dennis Rainey placed animal traps on stage. They were big ones too. Bear traps and even an African safari large animal trap that took two men to open. There were a dozen or so traps, and he set or opened them all. Then Dennis Rainey had a father
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 25, 2002
IT REALLY SEEMS TO HURT
Philip Yancey tells about an African safari he was on where he saw an old momma giraffe taking care of her offspring. Shortly after he was born, she went over & kicked her offspring, & it looked like she was really hurting her baby. Then she did it again.
Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Jan 2, 2008
I’ll never forget my brother Ken’s 1971 Pontiac Safari station wagon. Besides being dark brown colored and handling like a boat, it had an exhaust leak so it made some very interesting sounds. It just wasn’t a “chick magnet” kind of car. Well, when you’re a freshman in college, you’re happy just
A couple named Curt and Jerrie went on an African safari. They learned a lesson about following the instructions of the guide. One day the guide took them out to find an elephant herd. But he made them promise in advance to obey his rules before they even went out. He gave them some very
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 4, 2011
WE CAN STILL BE CLUELESS
A recent advertisement by Cars.com tells the fictional story of a wonder child named Timothy Richman. From his earliest years, Timothy displayed an amazing level of confidence, and his confidence came from knowledge.
As a toddler in his high chair, he saw a pan of
Contributed by Kent Lenard on May 30, 2004
That’s why Paul tells us to rejoice IN the Lord. He is cautioning us about what we fixate on in life. Because what the we focus on will determine what our life is like.
There is a story about a man had fixation for the power of ‘CRAZY GLUE’:
While visiting the Eagle’s Rock African Safari Zoo
i-Phone apps and the Mind of Christ:
Some of you may be aware that I have just succumbed to a sickness shared by several of you here today. I just purchased my first Apple I-phone. I supposedly did it for the purpose of gaining internet access, texting, and e-mails … along with using it as an
Contributed by Steve Stewart on Feb 14, 2004
The following incident won the runner-up prize in the 1999 Darwin Awards:
A Vermont native, Ronald Demuth, found himself in a difficult position. While touring the Eagle’s Rock African Safari (Zoo) with a group of thespians from St. Petersburg, Russia, Mr. Demuth went overboard to show them