Author Archives: jesustrek

Believe in Prayer

When a nightclub opened on Main Street, the only church in that small town organized an all-night prayer meeting. The members of the church asked God to burn down the club. Within a few minutes, lightning struck the club, and … Continue reading

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Power Source

On Wednesday, October 11, 1994, NASA’s Magellan space explorer fell silent. The Magellan had circled Venus more than fifteen thousand times since arriving at the planet in 1990, but on this day NASA scientists intentionally changed the satellite’s course and … Continue reading

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Most Sincerely Dead

In The Wizard of Oz, when the house landed on the wicked witch of the East, the coroner was called to the scene. After examining the body, he famously proclaimed, “She’s not only merely dead, she’s really most sincerely dead!” … Continue reading

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Unafraid of Death

In 100 Meditations on Hope Wayne A. Lamb writes: In the midst of a storm, a little bird was clinging to the limb of a tree, seemingly calm and unafraid. As the wind tore at the limbs of the tree, … Continue reading

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Window of Opportunity

Sometimes you can be late and get away with it; sometimes you can’t. According to the Associated Press, near midnight on the evening of June 30, 1997, United Airlines flight 728 from Chicago was bound for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and as … Continue reading

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Talking to Strangers

Sometimes we get the idea that it is of no use to try to initiate a conversation about Jesus with someone we have just met. We have come to believe that we need to develop a long-term relationship with someone … Continue reading

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Evangelism Plan

There is a story told about a fellow who was involved in one of those get-rich-quick multi-level marketing programs. He was so excited about the concept that he tried to apply this business model to the evangelistic efforts in his … Continue reading

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Giving Them What They Want

A former business associate of President Donald Trump says that Trump was successful in business because of his strategy. Trump explains it this way–“I see what people want, and I give it to them.” That may be a great philosophy … Continue reading

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Dangerous Snake!

I just read about a 73-year-old woman who noticed a snake on the patio of her apartment. Investigating the serpent more closely, she saw the unmistakable hood that let her know that the snake she was dealing with was a … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Reasons It’s Great to Be a Church Usher

10. You get to wear a cool badge. 9. You don’t have to sit on a hard pew for the whole service. 8. You can slip out to the restroom if you need to, and nobody notices. 7. You get … Continue reading

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