Resource Library

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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Friday
Oct312014

What to do when you discover you’re wrong

A man awoke very early one morning to find a puddle of water in the middle of his king-size bed. In order to fix the puncture, he rolled the heavy mattress outside...

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Friday
Oct312014

Struggling with thankfulness

Scottish minister Alexander Whyte was known for his uplifting prayers in the pulpit. That’s because he always found something for which to be grateful...

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Friday
Oct312014

Making teamwork work in the body of Christ

People can learn a good amount from nature. One way we can learn about teamwork is by looking at bees. On a hot day, about half the bees in a hive stay inside...

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Friday
Oct312014

How you can grow a generous heart

A man was walking one day when he heard a woman screaming hysterically. He looked over to see she was kneeling in front of her child...

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Friday
Oct312014

The key to having those tough talks

President James Madison suffered from many ailments in his old age that required him to take a variety of medicines. A longtime friend sent him a box of vegetable pills...

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Friday
Oct312014

How to avoid spiritual deception

An article years ago in 'U.S. News & World Report' brought to light a very sneaky practice by some manufacturers of common household goods. In an effort to save costs, these companies were reducing the amount of product in their packaging...

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Friday
Oct312014

How are we to treat the lost?

The great scientist Isaac Newton once performed an experiment that required him to stare at the image of the sun in a mirror. The brightness burned into his retina...

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Friday
Oct312014

What’s the greatest hope of heaven?

New Testament scholar A.M. Hunter relates a story in one of his books about a dying man who asked his Christian doctor to tell him about the place he was heading...

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Friday
Oct312014

The key to lasting happiness

Dennis Wholey, author of a book called 'Are You Happy?', reports that according to experts, only about 20% of Americans today are happy...

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Friday
Oct312014

You can be a hero

Something was different about the little village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon in France. Unlike most communities across the country, this town hid their Jews from the Nazis...

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Thursday
Oct302014

How to serve God through any limitation

An elderly widow was eager to serve Christ, but was severely limited in her activities. So she talked to her pastor who told her, “Find what you love to do and do it for Jesus..."

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Thursday
Oct302014

How to know if you’re really living for Jesus

A lady answered a knock at her door one day to find a man with a very downcast look on his face. Concerned, she asked, “Can I help you...?"

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Thursday
Oct302014

Are you ready to soar?

If you ever get a glimpse inside the nest of an eagle, you’ll see something fascinating. A mother eagle starts building with thorns, broken branches, sharp rocks, and other items that seem entirely unsuitable for the project...

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Thursday
Oct302014

Where do you find your joy?

A thief broke into the apartment of an aspiring writer one night. Trying to avoid waking him, the intruder quietly picked the lock on his desk. Suddenly, the silence was broken...

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Wednesday
Oct292014

Avoiding the trap of want

A fly was buzzing around one day when he saw a large crowd of flies dancing below him on a piece of brown paper. Intrigued, he flew in for a closer look...

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