Tag Archives: body of Christ

Assessing Your Talent

When I attended the University of Kentucky in the mid-1980s, the men’s basketball program had an interesting tradition. Every year they would schedule an open tryout for any students who wanted to try to earn a spot on the team’s … Continue reading

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Gifted to Serve

A talking horse showed up at a major league baseball park and asked the manager if he could try out for the team. This team was struggling to win games, and the manager was in danger of being fired, so … Continue reading

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Only the Best

A friend of mine used to get great cell phone service at his house. This was to be expected since he could literally stand in his yard and see the tower that provided his service. Then he noticed that his … Continue reading

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Gifted Differently

We like to say that we are all created equal, but we aren’t. Not really. Some people are so naturally beautiful that they could be actors or models. Others of us look like we fell out of the ugly tree … 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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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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Participation

A couple of preachers were talking to one another about their churches. “How many members do you have?” asked the first one. “We have 200”, came the reply. “Do they all participate?” “Oh, yes! Half of them participate with me … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Role

Peyton Manning, despite his declining physical skills that go with being a 39-year-old quarterback, led the Denver Broncos to a victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. He did not look like the Manning of old, who would take … Continue reading

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Bearing the Burden

I recently saw a semi-truck pulling an empty trailer. I noticed that two of the tires on the trailer had blown out. However, the other tires on the trailer were more than able to carry the weight. The trucker was … Continue reading

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Variety

Last year’s inductions into the Baseball Hall of Fame included 6-foot-10 Randy Johnson and 5-foot-11 Pedro Martinez. This year’s inductees represent a different kind of contrast. Ken Griffey Jr. was the number 1 overall pick in the draft, while Mike … Continue reading

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