Category Archives: Humor

May I Speak with the Owner?

Churches are not exempt from getting telephone calls from solicitors. These callers often do not know that they have dialed the number of a church, and their standard sales pitch does not quite fit the situation. Just the other day, … Continue reading

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Powerful Performance

Last week my elbow suddenly swelled, and I was diagnosed with bursitis. My doctor prescribed a round of steroids, and the swelling soon subsided. This is just background information that leads me to say this: Yesterday was the first Sunday … Continue reading

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Singing From the Heart

Here is a cute story passed along by Barbara McKeever: As a lady in our church was singing a solo, my four-year-old grandson tugged at my sleeve. “Nana,” he said, “she can’t sing very well, can she?” Knowing the deep … Continue reading

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Bad Results

A recent cartoon of Dennis the Menace pictured the mischievous young fellow kneeing at his bedside for his nightly prayers. As usual, he had some confessing to do—“It was an honest mistake with bad results.” Some of our sins are … Continue reading

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Real Love

A certain man was always telling his neighbor how much he loved the children in the neighborhood. One day this man had a new sidewalk poured in front of his house. Before the cement had hardened, some of the neighborhood … Continue reading

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The Two are Related

A couple of young classmates were having a discussion on their first day of school after summer vacation. “How did you spend your summer?” one asked. The other kid responded, “I spent half the summer doing what I wanted, and … Continue reading

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Keeping the Faith

A little boy rode the church bus to the morning worship service. In Sunday school he made a card that read, “Have Faith in God!” As he was riding home the card slipped from his hand and flew out the … Continue reading

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Sacrificial Giving

Someone once pointed out that you can look at your breakfast of bacon and eggs to see a good example of the difference between commitment and sacrifice. The chicken was committed to providing for your breakfast. However, the pig was … Continue reading

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Actually Helping

In these days when practically everyone has a phone with camera capabilities with them at all times, we see more recordings of rescue efforts. It is rare that some type of emergency situation unfolds without someone there to record it … Continue reading

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No Need for Change!

A little boy was overheard praying, “Lord, don’t change me too much. I’m pretty happy the way I am!” Few adults would ever utter such a prayer, but many betray a similar attitude with their actions. They seem to be … Continue reading

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