Category Archives: Church

Musical Variety

I recently found a local radio station that plays an interesting mix of music. You might hear an old, old country song that is followed by a fairly recent pop/rock song. For example, I heard a song by the Bay … Continue reading

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Don’t Shoot!

On a recent road trip my attention was drawn to a couple of horses in a field. They were wearing bright orange vests. It had been deer season, and apparently the owner of the horses was concerned enough about their … Continue reading

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Priorities

A couple of weeks ago I was on the campus of our local high school for an event that was open to the public. Before the program started, a student asked me enthusiastically, “Are you ready for tomorrow?” Seeing the … Continue reading

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The “Nays” Have It

A story is told about a church that hosted a birthday celebration for one of its members who had reached the age of 100. One of the newer members of the church approached the guest of honor and said, “You … Continue reading

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Career Choice

For years, my friend Paul Snoddy wanted to be a medical doctor. However, when he grew up Paul became a preacher, and he has had quite a successful career. Weighing in on this career choice, Paul’s son said, “Dad, just … Continue reading

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Soft or Tough?

Talking about political leadership, William Bennett recently said, “Sometimes you need Mother Teresa and sometimes you need Dirty Harry.” He was trying to get across the point that some situations call for soft, tender leadership, but at other times you … Continue reading

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Teamwork

A sea captain and his chief engineer were arguing over who was most important to the ship. To prove their point to each other, they decided to swap places. The chief engineer ascended to the bridge, and the captain went … Continue reading

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If You Can’t

Someone once said, “If you can’t stand to be with Christian people for a couple of hours each Sunday, never fear. Our loving God would never force you to be with them at all in eternity.” Many people know that … Continue reading

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The Wrong Stuff

In Never Have Your Dog Stuffed, Alan Alda talks about how he had a beloved pet dog when he was eight years old. When the dog died, Alda was so sad about burying it that his father decided to have … Continue reading

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Special Request

A minister ended his sermon by asking people to come to the front of the auditorium if they had a public decision to make, such as accepting Jesus Christ as their savior or transferring their church membership. He also said … Continue reading

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