How to live out your faith in front of others

To curtail petty theft, Soviet authorities put up guards around the factories to search the workers when they left. At one timber works in Leningrad, the guard knew the workers in the factory very well…

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The one who gave it all

Shel Silverstein is known for his children’s stories that often carry a deep meaning for people of all ages. One of his more popular stories was a poem called The Giving Tree, about a tree who…

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Why you need biblical community

A severe rash prompted a man from a rural area to come to town to be examined by a local doctor. After the usual history-taking followed by a series of tests, the physician advised the patient that he would have to…

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How to be one in Christ

In 1986, remnants of a hurricane dumped more than two feet of water in parts of Oklahoma, causing the Arkansas River to flood and devastating large parts…

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A legacy of faith

During the American Revolutionary War, there were outstanding heroic women who helped bring about the emancipation of the United States from Britain…

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How to live with a heavenly perspective

Former Senator Dwight W. Morrow was on a train to New York City when the conductor walked by and said, “Excuse me, Mr. Senator, may I see your ticket please?” Mr. Morrow searched and…

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How to avoid falling into bad doctrine

Africa’s Victoria Falls produces a cloud of mist that is often heavy enough to impair visibility. Once a man was walking the path that skirts the giant gorge, and he noticed a sign on the rim but could not make it out…

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Why no task is menial

A tourist was visiting Italy years ago and decided to take a tour of several old churches. He came across one that was undergoing major renovations. Much of it had been…

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The importance of dealing with bitterness

Underneath the ground of Belgium’s Flanders Field, one of the deadliest battlefields of World War I, a very dangerous and deadly secret lies. It’s so deadly, in fact, that…

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Are you loving others well?

Douglas MacArthur II, nephew of the great General Douglas MacArthur, was an American statesman who served as Counselor to the State Department under Secretary of State John Foster Dulles…

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