Illustrations

Almost Worthless

Did you watch the Kentucky Derby Saturday? If you did, or didn’t, there is a great lesson to learn from the winner, Medina Spirit. You see, Medina Spirit was born to a dam that was unable to produce milk for

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Jesus is Watching You

Late one night, a burglar broke into a house that he thought was empty. He tiptoed through the living room but suddenly froze in his tracks when he heard a loud voice say, “Jesus is watching you.” Silence returned to

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Why Are We Here?

In a “Peanuts” cartoon, Lucy asks Charlie Brown, “Why are we here on Earth?” Charlie replied, “To make other people happy.” Lucy replied, “Then why are they here?”

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Looking Good in Filthy Rags

Medical missionary, Dr. Paul White, served in East Africa. He told the story of one Christmas Eve on the mission field when all the national Christians had come to the hospital to use the ironing board, wanting to press their

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Don’t Forget the Main Thing!

I came across a story about Grandma Ruby who decided that buying presents for all of her family and friends was a bit much at Christmas now that she was in her 90’s. So this year she wrote out checks

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Recent Sermons

Almost Worthless

Did you watch the Kentucky Derby Saturday? If you did, or didn’t, there is a great lesson to learn from the winner, Medina Spirit. You see, Medina Spirit was born to a dam that was unable to produce milk for him initially. Less than a year after he was foaled, he was sold for the minimum $1,000 (meaning he only received a single bid) at the Ocala Breeder’s Sale. He eventually ended up with Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, not with

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The Three R’s of a Devotional Life

Introduction Dr. David L. Olford, Stephen Olford professor of expository preaching at Union University, shares, “Just after the Second World War, sensing a deep spiritual

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