Tag Archives: witnessing

Overhearing the Gospel

Yesterday I wrote about how my family and friends worshiped together on a Sunday morning while on a 7-day cruise. What I didn’t tell you was that we were on a balcony that was off of one couple’s room. It … Continue reading

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To Tell or Not to Tell?

In the first chapter of Mark’s gospel, Jesus heals a man with leprosy and says, “See that you don’t tell this to anyone…” (v.44). However, v.45 says, “Instead he went out and began to talk freely, spreading the news. As … Continue reading

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Seasoned

I usually put cinnamon on my breakfast cereal. The spice gives it a little extra flavor, and cinnamon reportedly helps keep your blood sugar regulated. Recently I grabbed the wrong spice to put on my cereal. It turns out that … Continue reading

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All She Wanted to Talk About

On the ride home from church one Sunday, a father asked his young daughter, “How was Sunday School class today?” “It was fine.” “Who was your teacher?” “I don’t remember her name, but she must have been Jesus’ grandmother because … Continue reading

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Warning Signal

The railroad crossing about a mile from my house has a warning signal with flashing lights and mechanical arms that come down when a train is approaching. This warning signal malfunctioned recently. The lights were flashing and the arms were … Continue reading

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Proclaiming Jesus

I remember hearing a minister talk about the time he was asked to preach the funeral of a famous baseball player. At first he was intimidated by the task, knowing that the funeral would be attended by many great baseball … Continue reading

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Unlikely Spokesperson

In 2013, Bill Hader was hired to be the commercial voice of “Mr. Peanut”. Ironically, Hader was chosen for the role despite having a severe peanut allergy! To say the least, he was an unlikely spokesperson for peanuts. God has … Continue reading

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Big, Big Cross

One of the largest crosses in the world is located on Bald Knob in southern Illinois. It towers 111 feet high and can be seen for miles in every direction. However, the cross of Jesus towers even higher. It towers … Continue reading

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Timing Is Right

A lady once called the office of her church and asked to speak to one of the ministers. When she got one of the pastors on the phone she asked him if he or one of the pastoral staff could … Continue reading

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He Who Hesitates

An overly cautious driver hesitated as he attempted to merge with traffic on a busy freeway, finally coming to a complete stop on the ramp. The traffic thinned out a bit, but the driver still waited, hoping for a better … Continue reading

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