Monthly Archive

2004

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 502 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Peggie's Den
Pastor Tim
4323

Dear Dad

Down the Path to the Well--a thought to remember along the way I'm not a bookshelf-maker, except for today and the rest of this week. No hammer, nails or wood necessary--this one is make-believe...ou... read more..

Guest Authors
Pastor Tim
5365

Who says God Is Good?

Sometimes the simplest questions?questions that seem so basic we never expect them to be asked? can stop us in our tracks if we're not equipped to engage them. For example, central to the Gospel is t... read more..

Dr. Harold McNabb
Dr. Harold McNabb
4326

God's Cement Factory - Romans 5:1-5

I enjoy "top ten" lists. Whether its "ten deadliest things that bite" or "ten best places to order chili", I just think they are fun and am a sucker for them. I am sure there have been attempts at " read more..

Hall of Flames
Pastor Tim
8241

Popeye Is Not God

In Response to the following CleanQuote: Great philosophical sayings: "Know Thyself." - Plato "I yam what I yam." - Popeye K.H. wrote, Dear Pastor Tim: No disrespect but your quote by Popey... read more..

Sandra Boyte
Pastor Tim
7567

The Game

I look at the cards that I've been dealt, And often, to my shame, I slap my hand to the table And want to call the game.   I say that its not fair at all To have to play this hand When I s... read more..

Laughable
Pastor Tim
5751

"I Yam" Expounded

Dear Pastor Tim, I read the letter you mentioned (http://www.cybersaltshaker.org/content/view/77/62/).  Interesting.  I like your well stated reply. With the Popeye "I yam what I yam," quo... read more..

Barb's Mantle
Pastor Tim
7162

Power In That Name

Have you ever been in a tight spot where you needed someone immediately to help you out? Or have you been in situations where you thought nobody could possibly help you? From life experiences we fin... read more..

Testimonies
Pastor Tim
5473

The Magnitude of His Grace

Note from Pastor Tim:  This testimony is the powerful and gripping story of the difference Jesus Christ has made, and is making, in the life of the man who's story it is.  All reading it wil... read more..

Sandra Boyte
Pastor Tim
7442

Not Buying It

This old world is gonna try And sell you all kinda stuff No matter how much you got They say it's not good enough. You gotta buy and barter Or you will never be whole. Sometimes they want your m... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2602

Kitchen Cry

Howard came home from work one evening and there was his wife Miriam in the kitchen crying out loud."What's the matter, darling?" he asked her."I just don't know what to do," said Miriam. "Because we... read more..

The Spur
Pastor Tim
4145

The Scandal of Moral Failure

{mosimage}When the scandal hit, most people caught their breath in shock. Each day the headlines were worse. The pictures made us all cringe in disgust. Politicians expressed outrage and the military ... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2596

Eat This Up

Several American nurses were training at a hospital in Liverpool, England. These nurses had little money for meals, so they ate the awful food provided at the hospital complex, and sometimes kindly v... read more..

Diane Davis
Pastor Tim
19281

Invisible Man

I had stopped for a treat on that downtown streetHeading back to the wall for a quiet retreatAbout to enjoy my first food of the dayI was startled by a man blocking my way He stood in the shadows... read more..

Melva's Devotions
Pastor Tim
5470

It Is Well With Your Soul

"?I know that it is well with your soul."III John:2 (RSV) Opening my eyes, I looked at the clock by my bed. It read 4:00 a.m. In that early morning hour my spirit was singing the well-loved hymn, "It read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2659

Newlywed Repairs

A man came home from the office and found his new bride sobbing convulsively. "I feel terrible," she told him. "I was pressing your suit and I burned a big hole in the seat of your trousers.""Oh, ju... read more..

Laughable
Pastor Tim
5841

Are You Bill Gates' Pastor?

A list member, who recently asked for instructions on how to manage her Cybersalt list subscriptions recently sent me this very humorous response to the detailed instructions I sent her.  Please ... read more..

Barb's Mantle
Pastor Tim
4182

Become As A Little Child

Watching my grandchildren on the playground, I began to register the actions of the children playing. There were little ones ranging from age one to about age ten. They all seemed to be having a great... read more..

Dr. Harold McNabb
Dr. Harold McNabb
12735

The Hope, The Blessing And The Power

Luke 24:44-53 Ephesians 1:15-23 When we come back from visiting interesting places, most of us bring  gifts and souvenirs which we then give to family and friends. I know because whenever we go... read more..

Peggie's Den
Pastor Tim
3880

Memories...the Corners of My Mind!

Down the Path to the Well--a thought to remember along the way. Brains...we've all got them, believe it or not--and scientists allege that we use but 10 percent of their capacity! Now I am not a m... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2580

Looking For Mike

After directory assistance gave Glenda her boyfriend's new telephone number, she dialed him - and got a woman."Is Mike there?" Glenda asked."He's in the shower," she responded."Please tell him his gir... read more..

Peggie's Den
Pastor Tim
4119

Remember Me!

A Hurting Word... Memorial Day USA--backyard picnics, Main Street parades, and back to work the next day! A passing reprieve in the busy schedule of life--the significance of the day almost outdone ... read more..

Hall of Flames
Pastor Tim
7322

What's Your Religion?

In response to following joke on the PearlyGates list (which features clean, theologically incorrect jokes) I received the flame immediately after it – after which I have included my reply. &nbs... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
6905

Ugly Baby

A woman got on a bus holding a baby.  The bus driver said, "That's the ugliest baby I've ever seen." In a huff, the woman slammed her fare into the fare box and took an aisle... read more..

Sandra Boyte
Pastor Tim
6067

Behold

Behold the buzzing of the bee As it flits from bough to bud Its entire being testifies To the wonder of God's love.   Behold the singing of the lark As it soars up in the sky It joyfully r... read more..

Peggie's Den
Pastor Tim
4663

Help! I'm On Overload

No, it's not the dryer you've overloaded, nor the computer your husband's overloaded; it's not the travel bag that's full to capacity, nor the tummy that's yielded to too much ice cream....it's YOU...... read more..

The Spur
Pastor Tim
4212

Just a Little Weed

{mosimage}It began slowly, a small patch of weed on the edge of the Sepik River in Papua New Guinea. Able to double its mass within a few days, the plant, called salvinia molesta, spread rapidly. Vi read more..

Sandra Boyte
Pastor Tim
4997

His Touch

One touch of Your hands And the blind can see One touch of Your hands And the prisoner is free With just one touch You calm the sea Reach out, Dear Lord Touch me.One touch of Your hands And t... read more..

Missions
Pastor Tim
6396

Indonesian Seminary Directory and Student Martyred

(Note from Pastor Tim:  I met Septer Sanabuky - pictured on the right with his wife - when he and a group of singers from Indonesia ministered at our church in February of 2000.  I have fo read more..

Dr. Harold McNabb
Dr. Harold McNabb
24743

Our God is Not A Distant God

"Our God is not a distant God" Hosea 1:1-11 In our recent visit to the Grand Canyon we found various view points with views of the Colorado River nearly a mile below the rim. The river looks like a read more..

Dr. Harold McNabb
Dr. Harold McNabb
5220

"The Lord of the Redeemed"

"The Lord of the Redeemed" Hosea 11:1-11 In one of the BC comic strips, there are two ants; a big ant and a little ant. Little ant: "Dad, what mysterious force keeps me from being flung off into o read more..