Tag Archives: Great Commission

Catching Fish

A man was returning home from an unsuccessful fishing trip when he stopped at a fish market. He told the person working behind the counter, “Toss me two of your biggest fish.” “Excuse me?” the confused worker replied. “I said … Continue reading

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Obedience

James Isenberg remembers teaching a lesson to a group of Boy Scouts one evening. The topic was the Ten Commandments. James asked the scouts if they could name any of them. They began to call out answers—some right, some wrong. … Continue reading

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Go

Pokemon Go is the latest craze to sweep the nation. This is a game that people play on their phones, searching for animated creatures in real-world places. The game has gotten some people into trouble. Several have been asked to … Continue reading

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Sad Sight

I attended the Kentucky State Ministers Retreat at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park this week. As usual, it was a refreshing and inspiring couple of days. The preaching, worship, fellowship and food were all delightful. Sometimes I extend my stay … Continue reading

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More of Us

Birds keep trying to build a nest in a hanging basket on our front porch. My wife doesn’t want a bird’s nest in her hanging basket on our front porch. So she keeps running the birds off. And they keep … Continue reading

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Keep Your Focus

In his book When God Builds a Church, Bob Russell remembers a time when he visited a restaurant called The Pancake Factory. He says that the luncheon special that day was a grilled chicken sandwich with spicy Mexican sauce. He … Continue reading

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Helping to Find Them

A family recently got lost in a seven-acre corn maze in Massachusetts. They decided to call 911, taking advantage of the local police department’s motto: “We Want to Be Bothered”. A police officer soon showed up, and he entered the … Continue reading

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Getting Past the Comma

“May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine upon us, that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations.”—Psalm 67:1-2. Many Christians are content to stay in verse one of … Continue reading

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