Can anyone be a good leader?

A rich businessman once held a dinner party to which Calvin Coolidge had been invited. After Coolidge left, the man remarked that he thought Coolidge would one day make a good president of the United States…

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Do your words and actions honor Christ?

One day, a pig was fervently eating acorns under an oak tree. When the supply started waning, the pig became so enamored with finding more acorns that he began rooting around in the dirt, exposing the roots of the tree…

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Avoiding the cancer of concealed sin

Robert Wood Johnson, former chairman of Johnson & Johnson, had a reputation for being especially stringent when he inspected his manufacturing plants. One day…

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How to handle disagreements among the body

Veteran American League baseball umpire Bill Guthrie was working behind the plate one afternoon, and the catcher for the visiting team was repeatedly protesting his calls. Guthrie endured this for a number of innings, and then he spoke up…

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The eternal significance of your short life

Lady Nancy Astor was the first woman ever to be seated in the British House of Commons. She predictably encountered a good amount of male antagonism, but she was also capable of giving it back in turn…

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How you can promote unity in the Body

A man and his wife were walking through a park in Miami one afternoon when they saw a Cuban family enjoying a picnic…

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How to increase your spiritual endurance

Dick Wade, a sportswriter in Kansas City, wanted to find out how much “action” really occurred in a regular baseball game. So he took a stopwatch to a game and counted the time it took…

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What growing older really means for you

A new member of the bridge club showed up one afternoon wearing a beautiful gold locket. Another player approached her and said…

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Is superstition ever okay for Christians?

For centuries, well-educated and literate people thought it to be of the utmost importance to get out of bed on the right side. The thought was that to get out of bed on the left side provided easy access for evil spirits…

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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?” Larry responded, “Jesus Christ.”…

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