Tag Archives: serving the Lord

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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Nothing but the Best

My wife and I once spent a couple of nights at a motel that provided a complimentary breakfast. I remember that the lady who was in charge of the breakfast buffet was quite picky about the food that was served. … Continue reading

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Important Job

Charlie Plumb was a U.S. Navy pilot during the Vietnam War. After flying 75 successful combat missions, Plumb’s plane was hit by an enemy missile, forcing him to eject and parachute into enemy territory. He spent 6 years as a … 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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Working Together

Two men were riding a bicycle built for two when they came to a hill that was very long and steep. It took a great deal of struggle for the men to complete what proved to be a very difficult … 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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Powerful!

This past offseason the New York Yankees acquired power hitter Giancarlo Stanton in a trade. Stanton led the major leagues last season when he blasted 59 home runs for the Florida Marlins. Stanton will beef up an already powerful Yankee … Continue reading

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New Ways

I don’t put much stock in the predictions of Chinese fortune cookies, but I usually read mine to see what it says. At my most recent stop at a Chinese restaurant, my fortune cookie said, “You will be asked to … Continue reading

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Questionable Gift

Last year someone brought an unusual donation to a food bank in Wales. It was a can of soup. “What is so unusual about that?” you might ask. This particular can of soup was at least 46 years old! The price … Continue reading

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On the Move

A recent Garfield cartoon had the ever optimistic Jon proclaiming, “Nothing can stop me!” To which the lethargic Garfield replied, “Nothing can start me!” This seems to describe two different types of church members you find in most congregations. On … Continue reading

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