Mostly Christian

When we go to the ballpark, it’s almost a requirement to get a burger or hotdog. Sure, the taste might carry an odd resemblance to cardboard (especially if you let it get cold at all). Yeah, you can almost feel the grease instantly transforming into fat around your waist. We even understand that eating this…

“A Religion Worth Having”

A young man came up to the preacher after the lesson: “Preacher, you really stepped on my toes with that lesson. See, I’ve actually been stealing a little bit from my boss. It’s nothing huge, but we use expensive copper nails on the boats we build. I’ve been taking some home and building my own…

Getting Serious

Accomplished gymnast Mary Lou Retton once explained, “Here’s what it takes to be a complete gymnast. Someone should be able to sneak up and drag you out at midnight, push you out on some strange floor, and you should be able to do your entire routine sound asleep in your pajamas. Without one mistake. That’s…

Not Lost, Given

A man was speaking to a soldier on a cot in a hospital. “You have lost an arm for a great cause,” he said. “No,” said the soldier with a smile. “I didn’t lose it–I gave it.” So many great sacrifices have been made for incredible causes. The men and women who serve in our…

Mowing The Lawn During A Tornado

Meet Theunis Wessels of Alberta, Canada. No, this picture hasn’t been photoshopped. He is actually mowing his lawn as a terrifying tornado wreaks havoc behind him. Just a few moments before this picture was captured, Theunis’ wife, Cecilia, was taking a nap. Their 9-year-old daughter came racing in and woke her up. She was upset…

Get In The Water!

In the late 1970’s, Kim Lineham, an 18-year-old young lady, was putting an enormous amount of work into her swimming career. On August 19, 1979, at the AAU Nationals, Kim broke the world record for the women’s 1500-meter freestyle. How did she achieve this success? Her coach, Paul Bergen, stated that Lineham did endless exercises…

My Run-In With Shoplifters

I stepped out of Home Depot just like I have done hundreds of times over the past few months. Before I even reached the parking lot, three guys and a girl came sprinting out of the store. At first glance, it was hard to understand what was happening. I thought these were just some teenagers…