God Must Love Giggles

A second-grade school teacher observing her little charges on the playground thought, “God must love giggles.” He wants us to be joyful.  As Christians, we have so much to...

It Was Right There All The Time

 An old Eastern parable titled “The Wealth Is Nearer to You Than You Think,” relates the story of a rich merchant who took a journey to a distant land.  As the businessman traveled, he met...

Random Kindness

According to the Associated Press, Chuck Wall, a human relations instructor at Bakersfield College in California, was watching the news one day when a cliché from a from a broadcaster stuck in his mind: “Another random act of senseless violence.”
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Five Bible Pictures of Hope

The Bible uses five pictures to help us understand hope. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then five pictures are worth a whole sermon full of words.  Hope is light—to help us see...

I Am Thankful For . . .

I am thankful for . . . the wife who says it’s hot dogs tonight because she is home with me and not out with someone else. the husband who is on the sofa being...

Gratitude

Gratitude Years ago, a woman living on a farm in Germany brought to her minister about $10, which was a lot at the time. She explained, “In former years, I have had to pay about this...

Three Arguments for the Existence of God

Evolution has fashioned gods of its own design and named them Mother Nature and Father Time. James Hewitt tells of a family of mice who lived in a large piano.  In their piano-world came the music...

10 Phrases to Avoid

Oh be careful little mouth what you say...

Beatitudes for Teachers

Blessed are the teachers who set a good example before their students in all things: for they are worthy members of a great calling Blessed are the teachers who know their subject: for their students...

Should One Believe the Bible?

Clearly a lot of people don’t believe it is reliable. What are the facts?