Tag Archives: working for the Lord

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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No Experience Necessary

The human resources director was interviewing a prospective employee when she noticed that the applicant had written down an enormous figure as a salary request. “You certainly expect to be compensated well for someone who has no previous experience in … 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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Just Sitting There

In a nearby town, an abandoned car sits in the parking lot of a convenience store at the corner of a busy intersection. Every day, cars pass by, on their way to various destinations, their drivers with urgent matters to … Continue reading

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I Love a Parade!

Several teenagers in our church participate in the high school marching band. They had a busy weekend recently, as the band participated in three Christmas parades in a 24-hour period. One girl was tired and sore from carrying a bass drum … Continue reading

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Scoring Points for the Lord

I recently saw a video of a boy playing an arcade game that consisted of shooting small basketballs into a goal. I have tried this before, so I know how difficult it is to score. However, this young man was … Continue reading

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More than a Nod

A farmer once complained that he owned the laziest rooster that ever existed. He said that the rooster was too lazy to even crow when the sun came up in the morning. He simply waited until some other rooster crowed—and … Continue reading

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Assignment from God

God told Noah to build an ark about the size of a football field. He had Abraham move without giving him a forwarding address. The Lord gave Moses the thankless 40-year job of leading the unappreciative Israelites to the Promised … Continue reading

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