Glad Tidings of Good Things (February 1, 2018)

Religion Begins at Home I ran into a stranger as he passed by, “Oh, excuse me, please,” was my reply. He said, “Please excuse me, too; I wasn’t watching for you.” We were very polite, this stranger...

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 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 (June 23, 2016)

Loaded with Blessings Daniel Defoe gave good advice through his fictitious character Robinson Crusoe. The first thing that Crusoe did when he found himself on a deserted island was to make a list. On one side of...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 7, 2018)

Avoid Coverups Centuries before the time of Christ, near the Greek city of Sparta, a young boy saw his teacher approaching on the path ahead. Fear gripped him. At the age of seven, the boy had...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 19, 2017)

Five Things Elders Need to Hear Regularly When things are going well, we just assume the elders know we appreciate it. Here are five things that elders need to hear from each member on a...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (May 5, 2016)

Articles to make you laugh and learn.

Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 15, 2017)

Punching Holes in the Darkness A young boy with his face to the window watched with fascination as an old lamplighter came down the street. One by one he was lighting the old-fashioned gas street lamps....

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 (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...