Category Archives: Christian Living

What You Don’t Know

Years ago a friendly exterminator patrolled some neighborhoods in Chicago, peddling what he called “the Mississippi stuff.” The Mississippi stuff was a pesticide he had bought hundreds of gallons of in the South, and it really did the trick on … Continue reading

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Loyalty of the Architect

When it was built for an international exposition years ago, the structure was called monstrous by the citizens of the city, who demanded it be torn down as soon as the exposition was over. Yet from the moment its architect … Continue reading

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Destructive Power

A computer virus on the loose is a computer user’s worst nightmare. Once a computer is infected, the damage can be devastating. A virus can destroy everything in a computer’s memory. It may take some time for the destructive power … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions!

A husband who had been married a long time shared the secret of their successful marriage. He said, “When we first got married my wife told me that she would handle all of the little decisions in our marriage and … Continue reading

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Becoming a Mighty Warrior

Before David became king, he fell out of favor with King Saul and had to flee for his life. At that time he began to gather some men around him. The description of his followers is interesting—“All those who were … Continue reading

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Preach the Word!

The word “preaching” has some negative connotations in our culture today. When one spouse nags the other, or when a parent chastises a child, they are said to be “preaching”. “Preaching” is a word sometimes used when someone goes off … Continue reading

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Skipping Work

A hospital worker in Italy has been accused of skipping work…for 15 years…with full pay! It seems that this “worker” started ditching work. Then his manager retired and his ongoing absence was never noticed by her successor, nor by human … Continue reading

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Patience

I recently saw a public service advertisement on television that featured a middle-aged man down on his hands and knees, putting the finishing touches on a freshly poured concrete sidewalk. Suddenly, the man noticed that a young boy, perhaps four … Continue reading

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Standing on Holy Ground

The life of Moses is divided up into three parts. The first forty years he spent growing up in Pharoah’s household and enjoying all the privileges that lifestyle provided. The next forty years he spent tending sheep in Midian, which … Continue reading

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Diplomatic

A knight was once called into the presence of the king to give an account of his recent activities. The knight reported, “I have been looting and pillaging among your enemies to the east, your majesty.” The king replied, “But … Continue reading

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