Illustrations

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Hands Together in a Huddle

Service | Servant’s Heart

In a recent edition of his Turning Point newsletter, David Jeremiah writes: “Ronald Dembner, an elderly veteran, didn’t have anyone to drive him home after his hospital stay, so attendants called Uber. Lauren Mulvihill showed up and ...

Children Tired or Asleep at Desks

Worship | Church

A Sunday school teacher asked the children in her class, as they were preparing to go to the worship service, “Why is it necessary to be quiet in church?” One perceptive little girl replied, “Because people are sleeping.”...

Reserved Parking Spot

Preachers | Crowds

The pastor served two smaller churches, preaching at the 9:30 service of one, then driving ten miles to the 11:00 service at the second church., Unfortunately, the second church had limited parking, and by the time the pastor arrived he ...

Sad Child Being Comforted by Mother

Helping | Parents

Because Harold Wilke was born without arms, he learned at an early age to trust his mother. Harold recalls sitting on the bedroom floor while trying to put on a shirt and having a very difficult time. “I was grunting and sweating, and my...

Football player being tackled

Recruiting | Finding the Right One

Coach Shug Jordan at Auburn University asked his former Linebacker Mike Kollin, who was then playing for the Miami Dolphins, if he would help his alma mater do some recruiting. Mike said, “Sure, coach. What kind of player are you looking...

Lord’s Supper | Communion

Sam O’Neal recalls the first time his entire family took communion together in a Baptist church where they were visiting: “After receiving the elements, we children tried our best to sit patiently and listen as the pastor described t...

Creation | Wife

In Sunday School, they were teaching how God created everything, including human beings. Little Johnny seemed especially intent when they told him how Eve was created out of one of Adam’s ribs. Later in the week, his mother noticed him l...

Directions | Asking the Right Person

Robert was thinking about buying a new house in the country and wanted to drive out and look at it. He found the town but couldn’t locate the road. He drove over to city hall and asked around, but no one had heard of the road. Even the p...

Small Old Shack

Eternal Investment | Stewardship

A miserly old man died and presented himself at the Pearly Gates. St. Peter greeted and escorted him to his new heavenly home. They walked past many elegant mansions until finally they arrived at a broken-down shack at the end of the str...