What to do when life knocks you down

A story is told that Andrew Jackson’s boyhood friends just couldn’t understand how he became a famous general and then President of the United States…

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Remaining faithful through persecution

In 1857, archaeologists digging in the remains of a boarding school in Rome found a picture dating from the third century. It shows a boy standing…

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Finding perfect peace in a chaotic world

An art contest was held to find the perfect picture of peace. The challenge stirred the imagination of artists everywhere, and paintings arrived from far and wide…

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Finding supernatural patience as you wait on God

Some of the greatest missionaries in the history of our faith were firmly devoted to spreading the seed of God’s Word, and yet had to wait long periods before seeing the fruit of their efforts…

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The impact of your actions on others

An old dentist recounts a story about his very busy dental office years ago. Apparently, he had one particular patient who was constantly late to his appointments…

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How God can use you to do anything

Here are a few interesting facts you may not have known about some very famous people…

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Keeping the main thing the main thing

Flight 401 was bound for Miami from New York City with a load of holiday passengers on the night of December 29, 1972. As the huge aircraft approached the Miami Airport…

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How to persevere in obedience

The great poet and educator, Archibald Rutledge, wrote about how he once met a man whose dog had just been killed in a forest fire. Heartbroken, the man explained…

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Putting knowledge into action

Imagine that you are the president of a company and find it necessary to travel out of the country and spend extended time abroad. So you tell your employees, “Manage things while I’m away…”

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Living beyond your circumstances through the resurrection

A little boy named Philip with Down Syndrome attended a third-grade Sunday school class with several eight-year-old boys and girls. Typical of that age, the children did not readily accept Philip…

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