Contributed on Sep 1, 2002
The most efficient form of government is a benevolent dictatorship. It’s totally efficicent, totally logical, and totally without human error. But Jesus didn’t set up His kingdom that way. Why not?
OPEN: In the 1970’s Andrew Richardson, a Liverpool postal worker, declared his semi-detached flat to be the independent nation of Granbia. After a while, however, Richardson lost interest, and the apartment reverted to England by default. In 1964, Leicester Hemingway, the little brother of ...read more
Contributed on Sep 15, 2002
Priscilla and Aquila had the most magical of marriages. It was a rare quality that all Christians couples should strive for. What was it?
OPEN: A traveler was driving along one day and had an accident. He drove his car into a ditch in a desolate area. Luckily, a local farmer came by to help with his horse named Buddy. Well, the farmer hitched Buddy up to the car and yelled, "Pull, Nellie, pull!" Buddy didn’t move. Once more the ...read more
Contributed on Sep 22, 2002
Antioch was a booming church with great potential. But they lacked one thing that would make them great.
TITLE: Avoiding Short Cuts OPEN: Several years ago the Chattanooga Free Press told the story of a woman who had decided to take a short cut to cleaning the birdcage that housed her favorite canary Chippie. Having a busy schedule that day, she decided to clean the cage with the vacuum cleaner. ...read more