Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 1, 2016)

We Drank . . . We drank for happiness and became unhappy. We drank for sociability and became argumentative. We drank for friendship and made enemies. We drank for sleep and awakened tired. We...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (November 2, 2017)

A Cracked Pot A water bearer in India had two large pots, each hung on one end of a pole that he carried across his neck. One pot had a crack in it. The other...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 16, 2016)

Fishing from the Asphalt Herb Miller, in his book Fishing on the Asphalt*, writes that the average church member has listened to 6,000 sermons, heard 8,000 prayers, sung 20,000 hymns over and over, and asked zero...

Glad Tiding of Good Things (July 21, 2016)

Ten Commandments for Teens Don’t let your parents down; they brought you up (Ephesians 6:1–3). Stop and think before you drink (Proverbs 20:1). Be smart; obey. You yourself will give orders someday (Romans 13:1–5). ...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 06, 2017)

What Brought You Here? On Sunday, church buildings across our nation filled up with people gathering together for different reasons. For some, it was the social interaction. For some, it was to check the “go to...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 20, 2017)

Rate Yourself “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you are disqualified” (2 Corinthians 13:5). Rate yourself 1–10 (ten...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (October 20, 2016)

Disguised Pat Moore is twenty-six. She lives in New York City and is a designer and manufacturer of special aids for senior citizens. Recently Pat was invited to speak to a special conference of professionals...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 29, 2016)

The Hare and the Tortoise The Hare once boasted of his speed before the other animals. “I have never yet been beaten,” said he, “when I put forth my full speed. I challenge any one...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (January 18, 2018)

What Would You Do for $10,000,000? This question was once asked in a poll. People were given several options and then instructed to indicate all that they would be willing to do. Here were the...

Glad Tiding of Good Things (July 14, 2016)

$86,000 I had a crazy uncle. He was rich. I liked him a lot. He was rather odd, but still I thought he was great. He had some unusual ideas. As president of a big...