Contributed on Apr 24, 2016
His name had been Saul, but that - along with his entire life - was changed when he met Jesus. What changed him and what can we learn from his experience?
OPEN: There is a story about a little girl who proudly wore a shiny cross on a chain around her neck. One day her preacher noticed how proud she seemed to be of her pretty cross, and said to her, “Honey, don't you know that the cross Jesus died on wasn't beautiful like the one you're ...read more
Contributed on Apr 17, 2016
Who was this young man who ran away into the night? What's his story and what can it teach us?
OPEN: When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high. And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit -- Rest if you must, but don't you quit. ...read more
Contributed on Apr 10, 2016
Why would Jesus have breakfast with Peter on the seashore? And why would He ask Peter 3 times if he loved Him?
OPEN: About 25 years ago I went my parents up to have a vacation in Canada at a place called Rice Lake. It was a great place. Beautiful lake, rustic cabin, and there was the fishing. (I showed a picture of myself baiting my hook with a very unexcited look on my face) This is me fishing. Do ...read more
Contributed on Apr 3, 2016
The dead don't come back. That's what the world believes, and that was what the men on the road to Emmaus thought. But is that true?
OPEN: Years ago the producers of Sesame Street faced a dilemma. Will Lee, the actor who played Mr. Hooper, passed away, and the producers were faced with how to communicate the concept of death to the 10 million children (most of whom are under 6 years of age) who watched the show. Child ...read more