Resource Library

Thursday
Dec182014

How to avoid spiritual distractions

A tale is told of a gifted bloodhound in England that started a hunt by chasing a full-grown male deer. During the chase, a fox crossed his path, so he began to chase the fox...

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Tuesday
Dec162014

How to live above the ordinary year-round

A Massachusetts lottery ad appeared in a newspaper several years ago. Here’s how it read...

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Tuesday
Dec162014

The best place to have a God encounter

In the 1940s, the pastor of a tiny church in a rural town ordered a sign for their outdoor manger scene. The sign company was in another city, and needed to know the dimensions...

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Tuesday
Dec162014

What if Jesus hadn’t come?

One Christmas Eve, little Bobby was reading with his daddy about why Jesus had to come. When the story was done, he kissed his daddy, turned off the lights, and fell asleep...

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Tuesday
Dec162014

The first confirmation that Jesus is God

Long-time television show host Larry King was once asked by a reporter, “If you could interview only one person in history, who would it be...?”

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Tuesday
Dec162014

The place where your future begins

The international scene was tumultuous in 1809. Napoleon was sweeping through Austria and blood was flowing freely. The very foundation of Europe was being shaken...

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Monday
Dec082014

Trusting in life-change over experience

One popular play and movie many people enjoy watching this time of year is 'A Christmas Carol', based on the story by Charles Dickens. In it, there is one scene that’s very interesting...

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Monday
Dec082014

Why many leave Jesus behind at Christmas

Two women were having lunch in an elegant hotel when their jovialness was noticed by the waiter. So he walked up and said, “Hello, ladies..."

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Monday
Dec082014

Is Christ in your Christmas?

A television interviewer was walking the streets of Tokyo at Christmastime. Much like America, Christmas shopping is a big commercial success in Japan...

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Monday
Dec082014

Your greatest encouragement in hard times

When Pope Julius I authorized December 25 to be celebrated as the birthday of Jesus in A.D. 353, who would’ve ever thought it would become what it is today...?

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Monday
Dec082014

The kind of King you have in Jesus

Long ago, a wise and good king ruled in Persia. He loved his people, so he wanted to know how they lived and about the hardships they faced...

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Wednesday
Dec032014

Is honesty really the best policy?

Coming from a big city, David wasn’t prepared for the approach rural businessmen took toward their customers. Shortly after David moved to the countryside, he rented a rototiller to do some work around his new home...

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Wednesday
Dec032014

The right way to speak truth into others’ lives

A mother recounts how her kids won four free goldfish at a school carnival. So she went out and bought a used 10-gallon aquarium for a mere $5. Of course, it was dirty...

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Wednesday
Dec032014

Seeing your eternity in light of the temporary

The great preacher W. B. Hinson one day received the news that he had an illness from which he would never recover. In fact, the doctor told him he had only a year at best to live...

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Wednesday
Dec032014

The value of a faithful friend

A 10-year-old boy was picking through a bucket of dirt near a commercial gem mine in North Carolina when he found an interesting rock. He liked the shape of it, so he took it home...

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Monday
Nov102014

How long until Christ returns?

On May 19, 1780, the skies over Hartford, Connecticut, quickly turned from blue to gray. By mid-afternoon, they had blackened over so densely that, in that religious age, men fell on their knees...

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Monday
Nov102014

What can you learn from your mistakes?

Several years ago in Ypsilanti, Michigan, a man walked into a Burger King restaurant early one morning and pulled a gun on the clerk. He demanded the cash register be emptied...

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Monday
Nov102014

Maintaining unity in the body of Christ

A seminary professor used to begin every semester by bringing in a large jar full of beans. He would then ask his students to guess how many beans were in the jar...

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Monday
Nov102014

How to have victory against your spiritual enemy

One famous and effective tactic thieves often use to rob a store is to distract. They enter the store as a group. Then, one or two separate themselves from the group...

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Monday
Nov102014

How to live a counterintuitive life

A story is told of a holy man who was engaged in his morning meditation under a tree whose roots stretched out over the riverbank. During his meditation, he noticed the river was rising...

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