Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 18, 2002
The motor home has allowed us to put all the conveniences of home on wheels. A camper no longer needs to contend with sleeping in a sleeping bag, cooking over a fire, or hauling water from a stream. Now he can park a fully equipped home on a cement slab in the midst of a few pine
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 28, 2010
Once upon a time, there was a prince who fell in love with a fair maiden. But his enemy captured the fair maiden and held her captive in a tower. Now the prince had a plan to rescue her, so he recruited the help of two small creatures to send a message to the maiden.
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on May 24, 2002
Transformed by an Elevator
A family from a remote area was making their first visit to a big city.
They checked in to a grand hotel and stood in amazement at the impressive sight.
Leaving the reception desk they came to the elevator entrance.
They’d never seen an elevator before, and just
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
“Jesus transformed a mountainside into a Bible conference; a fishing boat into an evangelistic platform; a wellside into a counseling room; and, the shadows of evening into an opportunity to lead Nicodemus into the experience of the new birth. He preached the Word
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
.- A woman testified to the transformation in her life that had resulted through her experience in conversion. She declared, "I’m so glad I got religion. I have an uncle I used to hate so much I vowed I’d
Contributed by Tom Papez on Jul 27, 2009
THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF SACRIFICIAL LOVE
In "The Christian Leader," Don Ratzlaff retells a story Vernon Grounds came across in Ernest Gordon’s Miracle on the River Kwai. The Scottish soldiers, forced by their Japanese captors to labor on a jungle railroad, had degenerated to barbarous
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Feb 27, 2003
[Transformed by an Elevator, Citation: Owen Bourgaize, Castel, Guernsey, United Kingdom]
A family from a remote area was making their first visit to a big city. They checked in to a grand hotel and stood in amazement at the impressive sight. Leaving the reception desk they came to the elevator
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 5, 2013
TRANSFORMED VERSUS CONFORMED -- THE CASE OF THE JAPANESE WATERMELON
Farmers in Zentsuji, Japan, are preparing full-grown watermelons for shipment -- only these are no ordinary melons: they're square! They were placed in tempered-glass cubes while they were still growing. Why would anyone want a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 27, 2011
PRAYER TRANSFORMS A WORKPLACE
Brandon A. Bradley told his story in Pray! Magazine some time back about an opportunity in his life:
"I am a surgical assistant--the surgeon's right-hand man. At one point in my career, I lost my passion. I wanted a job with spiritual significance, and I prayed
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 18, 2012
CHRIST TRANSFORMS A PRISONER
Chuck Colson tells story after story of men in prison who had committed crimes, but who came to Christ and were thoroughly converted. No one would have guessed that some of these men would be devout followers of Christ one day.
One such story was the account of a
Contributed by Darren Ethier on May 9, 2002
A woman testified to the transformation in her life that had resulted through her experience in conversion. She declared, "I’m so glad I got religion. I have an uncle I used to hate so much I vowed I’d never go to his funeral. But now,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 14, 2012
JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER’S TRANSFORMATION
John D. Rockefeller, Sr., was strong and husky when he was a youth. He early determined to earn money and drove himself to the limit. At age 33, he earned his first million dollars. At age 43, he controlled the biggest company in the world. At age 53, he was
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 26, 2010
Medical Volunteer Transforms Life of Man Previously Thought To Be In A Vegetative State
The simple point to what God is reminding us of is, “The Extra Mile” can change a life and win a soul to Jesus. To me that makes the pain of going the extra mile a pleasure.
I listened to an interview on
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 16, 2004
The video "Transformations" made in 1999 shows stunning Revivals that are taking place mostly in third world countries (Africa, South America, etc) - Revivals that have literally TRANSFORMED ENTIRE TOWNS AND CITIES for Jesus.
It showed how in one Columbian city (notorious as a drug citadel),
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 19, 2009
God’s Grace Is Like Lightning and Transforms Whoever it Strikes
Martin Luther found that out. Walking through the forest one day, praying and working through spiritual torment, literally, the lightning did strike close by. And he felt that as the summons of God. Luther came closer, and when God
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
Only love can transform calculating justice into creative justice. Love makes justice just.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 26, 2009
We can transform our lives--even when it is no longer possible to receive our parents' blessing.
(Source: John Trent and Gary Smalley, "The Blessing". From a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 17, 2009
Nine year-old Girl Transformed by Liver Transplant and Change of Blood Type
Demi-Lee Brennan had a liver transplant at age 9. She faced a life on anti-rejection drugs like every other transplant patient. Nine months later, however, her red blood cells were being attacked by her own white blood
Our transformed lives should drive us to want to do what is good in our lives. Christianity Today / Sports Spectrum an Article by Rick Weber notes:
Bob McNair the man responsible for Super Bowl 38 being hosted in Houston has this to say about his faith in Jesus Christ and unfinished