The Wooden Bowl

The Wooden Bowl

The Wooden Bowl A frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law and four-year-old grandson. The old man’s hand trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered. The family ate together at the table. But the elderly grandfather’s shaky  hands and failing eyesight made eating difficult. Peas rolled off his spoon onto […]

Good sermon illustrations for preaching

Every preacher can use a few extra sermon illustrations for their sermons. Here are a few illustrations you may be able to make use of in your preaching. 10 Reasons Not To Take A Bath Right in the Middle of Forgiveness When the Church Works Together Just Suppose The Day The Sun Didn’t Rise Vegetarians […]

Important thing for preachers in three stages of life

Jesse P. Sewell told preaching students over 50 years ago: “While you are young and able to memorize and can spend hours in this library in research, there is one important thing to do-study. When you are older and churches are making great demands of you and your time, there is still just one important […]

A life of sacrifice

One Sunday during worship services, the collection plate came around to a little girl, who promptly took the plate out into the aisle, placed it on the floor, and stood in it. One of the bewildered servers approached her and said, “What are you doing?” The little girl responded, “In Bible class I learned that […]

Quotes about love…

“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.” ― Alfred Tennyson “It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.” ― Vincent […]

Handprints aren’t so bad, after all…

The bags were packed, goodbye’s were said, and the children were excited as they prepared to go with their grandparents for a few days to Tennessee. My wife and I do not take a lot of overnight trips where we’ll be apart, but on this occasion she and the kids had an opportunity to spend […]