Category Archives: Church

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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Nurture and Protect

One of the things my wife and I enjoy about living in the country is that we see various kinds of wildlife on a regular basis. Early this morning, I turned into our lane and saw a coyote in the field … Continue reading

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Busy as a Bee

I just read that a typical bee hive can have 90,000 bees living in it. Just like people, bees have different jobs, with specialized roles to play. Some bees travel around collecting the nectar that eventually becomes honey. Other bees … Continue reading

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A Question of Salvation

The leaders of a certain church decided that they wanted to reach out to the poor people in their community. So they designed programs to benefit the needy, and eventually many of them, including some homeless people, were attending the … Continue reading

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