What does it mean to be free in Christ?

A little boy had fallen ill and stayed home from school one afternoon. His mother was concerned he’d get behind, so she taught him the lesson for the day at home…

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Overcoming the lure of worldly things

One day a mother was trying to teach her daughter a lesson about giving. So she gave the little girl a quarter and a dollar bill before going to church and told her…

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How strong is your spiritual foundation?

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is slowly leaning more and more. Scientists travel yearly to measure the slow descent. They report that the 179-foot tower moves about a twentieth of an inch every year, and is now 17 feet out of plumb…

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What to do when you feel forgotten

A man from the city was visiting relatives out on a farm. He watched as his uncle whistled at his dog and his dog herded cattle into the corral. Then, the dog latched the gate with her paw…

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What Christ’s return will do for you

A music composer had a mischievous son who used to love to get under his father’s skin. Often, he would come in late at night when his father and mother were in bed. Before going to his room, he would…

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What it means to live a life of integrity

A man went fishing one day without catching a single fish. So, he packed up his gear, went to the market, and picked out three fat fish to take home to his family…

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How you can live free from fear

At one point during World War II, General George Patton met with a high-ranking allied official in Sicily. The man praised Patton for his courage and bravery. But Patton told him…

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The power of persistence in sharing Christ

A young boy was invited to Vacation Bible School by some kids in his neighborhood. He loved it. And for 400 Sundays after that, he went back to the very same church for Sunday School class…

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Turning your mistakes into spiritual maturity

As a young entertainer, Will Rogers’ stage specialty used to be rope tricks. One day, on stage, in the middle of his act, he became tangled in his lariat. But instead of becoming frustrated, Rogers laughed and…

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How God uses your weakness for His glory

A man lay seasick in his bunk one stormy night, during a long voyage across the Atlantic. He could hardly move from the severe discomfort. All of a sudden, he heard a cry of “Man overboard!” from the deck above…

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