Contributed on Sep 4, 2007
Without Faith, it’s impossible to please God... but how did such a religious community as Nazareth misplace its faith?
OPEN: A man named Gregory P. Elder told of growing up on the Atlantic Coast. And what he loved to do as a child was to spend his time down at the beach. For hours each day, he’d sit on the sand and build castles and intricate cities. But one year his joy in these creations was threatened by ...read more
Contributed on Sep 9, 2007
Why would John repeatedly confront Herod about his sin? Why not just leave well enough alone?
OPEN: The philosophy final at U.C.L.A had many blank pages for the answer to one question: “What is courage?” Most of the students wrote frantically, giving examples, expounding on theories. But one of the classmates turned in his essay with just two words on it to describe what courage was. ...read more
Contributed on Sep 16, 2007
Jesus didn’t need the 5 loaves and 2 fish to feed the multitude. So, why did He tell His disciples to feed the 5000 with food they didn’t have?
OPEN: An English teacher and her class were studying well known Proverbs. One day she gave them a test to see well they were understanding what she taught. She would state the first half of a proverb and then asked the students to come up with the rest of what it said. These were some of the ...read more
Contributed on Sep 24, 2007
Did the Disciples just happen to be out on the sea when Jesus walked by? No. Jesus sent them there. Find out why.
OPEN: A Scotsman, was taking a trip to the Holy Land, and when he got to the Sea of Galilee he was aghast when he found it would cost fifty dollars an hour to rent a boat to go out on the water. "Hoot mon," he said, "in Scotland I could ha got a boat for about $20." "That might be true," said ...read more