Contributed by Jim Mazzulla on Apr 6, 2004
I am personally big on friendship evangelism - loving those who do not know Jesus without snubbing my nose at them. If you want to see hearts open to the gospel, treat them with Christ’s love. Oh, some will not respond, but what a
Contributed by Vicki Edwards on Apr 13, 2004
My name is Vicki, and I am addicted. I am not attempting at this time to recover, though I am growing more aware of my neediness daily. I’ll tell you of this obsession, which began in my childhood. My mother knew the same dependence, though I feel she is not as addicted as I am today. I wish she
Contributed by Dan Steadman on Jun 11, 2004
Brad Bright, son of Bill Bright, said that his dad didn’t have the gift of evangelism, but he loved God so much that he talked about Him everywhere he went to anyone who would listen. Actually, Bill Bright was rather reserved, and he had to overcome the shyness to share with others. Even on
Contributed by Evie Megginson on Jul 30, 2004
Sue’s parents were very wealthy. They attended no church. A friend of Sue invited her to a church service. She accepted the Lord. When telling her parents, they told her if she attended this church again, she would have to leave home. Being only 16 years old, it was a hard decision. Sue went to
Contributed by Jeff Simms on Sep 8, 2004
Pastor Greg Laurie tells the story about a barber who went to attend a meeting one night where the speaker was stressing the need to share Christ with others. The barber was determined after that meeting that he would share Jesus with the first person he met that next morning in his chair. As
Nona Freeman, the great missionary, once related this story about something that happened in Ghana:
A student from a college in Carbondale, Illinois gave another student from Ghana a tract. In Ghana when a student goes away to college everyone in their tribe contributes something but when
A missionary sat on the patio watching a black ant crawl up a table leg until it reached some spilled sugar. It seemed to eat, then crawled back down the table leg. Soon the two black ants crawled up the table leg to the sugar. They ate and left. Soon a steady steam of black ants moved up and
Contributed by Martin Kim on Oct 5, 2004
A dialog from the once-popular sitcom, Seinfield. The dialog takes place between Elaine and her boyfriend.
Elaine asks, “Do you believe in God??
“Yes,?her boyfriend replies.
Elaine asks, “Is it a problem that I’m not religious??
“Not for me,?her boyfriend
An elderly widow, restricted in her activities, was eager to serve Christ. After praying about this, she realized that she could bless others by playing the piano. The next day she placed this small ad in the Oakland Tribune: "Pianist will play hymns by phone daily for those who are sick and
Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Oct 20, 2004
"One of the first verses of Scripture that Dawson Trotman, founder of the Navigators, encouraged me to memorize was 2 Timothy 2:2. This is like a mathematical formula for spreading the gospel and enlarging the church. Paul taught Timothy; Timothy shared what he knew with faithful men; these
Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Oct 20, 2004
"The work of evangelism is never complete until the one evangelized becomes an
What are you like when you come back from church, Moses shone after his encounters with God so much so that he was asked to cover up all that reflected glory. how about you, will you shine like
Christian History Issue 20 stated, “Charles Grandison Finney is considered America’s greatest past revivalist. Church roles swelled in the wake of Finney’s revivals. Though it is hard to gather accurate statistics, he is often directly, or indirectly credited with conversions of around 500,000.”
Contributed by Ezequiel Alaniz on Jan 10, 2005
Pastor encuentra 5 huevos en una caja de zapatos con $10,000.00 pide explicación a su esposa y ella le dice yo me propuse poner un huevo por cada mal sermón que dieras automáticamente el pastor piensa que los billetes eran por todos los Buenos sermones y para reafirmar su sentimiento de presunción
Contributed by Troy Borst on Feb 2, 2005
Quote from Jerry Vines, http://elbourne.org/sermons/index.mv?illustration+2567
“Our churches are in serious trouble today. There is virtually no difference between the average church member and the person who is not a Christian. God meant for the Christian to be different, to live a different
Contributed by David Parks on Feb 24, 2005
The Message of the King
The year was 1930, and it was the year of the Naval Confer¬ence in London. King George was to address the opening session. Radio was in its infancy, but through this media the king’s message was to be carried around the world. Just before the king was to go on the air,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 22, 2005
Avivamiento es muchas veces mal entendida entre la gente de la iglesia. He aquí algunas ideas de lo que la gente cree es un avivamiento.
1. Un Evento en el calendario.
2. Música rítmica.
3. Traer un Predicador de fama.
4. Emociones profundas.
Aunque eso puede incluirse en el programa de
Contributed by Steven W on Mar 26, 2005
Once on a ship liner on a journey through the Atlantic Ocean, the apostle Smith Wigglesworth was in the Great Banquet Hall where all the guests and ship staff gathered together to have a gala time. And everyone was having a jolly good time getting drunk and making merry. (Sounds like our present
Contributed by Fred Sigle on Apr 20, 2005
Several years ago while going home from work, Giles Tate, a brother in Christ from Amarillo, Texas, saw two children playing in a vacant lot. They were dirty, ragged, and hungry looking. He stopped his car and asked where they lived. They pointed to an old abandonded school bus standing near
Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jun 12, 2005
The story goes that Mark Twain loved to go fishing, but he hated to catch fish. The problem was he went fishing to relax, and catching fish ruined his relaxation, since he had to take the fish off the hook and do something with it. When he wanted to relax by doing nothing, people thought he was