Monthly Archive

2005

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 975 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Totally Tim
Pastor Tim
4761

Christmas Greetings

Dear list members, First of all I apologize for the multiple copies of this that those of you on more than one of my lists will receive. Where I am, the calendar has just changed to December 24th.&n... read more..

Rev. Spence Laycock
Rev. Spence Laycock
3751

The Extraordinary Grace of God

It was Donald Grey Barnhouse who once said, ?Love that reaches up is adoration, love that reaches across is affection, but love that reaches down is grace.? God has given each of us numerous opportuni... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2757

Lost in Bookstore

A friend and her young son, Reid, were browsing in a large bookstore. Engrossed in making a selection, my friend had lost sight of her child."Reid!" she called out, racing through the aisles. "Reid!"J... read more..

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Pastor Tim
3395

Holiday Merger

MAJOR HOLIDAY MERGER ANNOUNCED Continuing the current trend of large-scale mergers and acquisitions, It was announced today at a press conference that Christmas and Chanukah will merge.  An ind... read more..

The Spur
Marcia Lee Laycock
3466

Some Thoughts on Christmas Kitsch

I sat at the table for five hours watching people walk by. Every now and then someone would stop and pick up one of my books. I'd chat with them, telling them the book was a collection of devotionals.... read more..

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Pastor Tim
2750

Delivery Suspicion

There was an unexpected knock on my door, and like I always do I first opened the peephole and asked, "Who's there?""Parcel post, ma'am. I have a package that needs a signature.""Where's the package?"... read more..

Dr. Harold McNabb
Dr. Harold McNabb
3835

We Wait In Hope

It's December 24, 1914. The day has dawned bright and sunny, if cold, instead of the miserable rain which made life more miserable in the stinking mud of the Western Front of WW1. Along a 27 mile fron... read more..

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Pastor Tim
4781

The Company Car

The Company Car...1. It accelerates at a phenomenal rate.2. It has a much shorter braking distance than the private car.3. It can take speed humps at twice the speed of private cars.4. The battery , r... read more..

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Pastor Tim
2685

New Boots

My first grade daughter and her friend both needed new boots as winter approached. The friend got in the car one morning and finally had gotten her boots. "Beth," I commented, "I see you got new boots... read more..

Wonders of Creation
3270

Wonders of Creation - Persuasion

How often has someone convinced you to say yes to something when you really did not want to?  There are some very clever ploys at large, which can persuade even the toughest individuals to change... read more..

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Pastor Tim
2950

Turning Left

My teenaged niece Elizabeth was nervous as she took the wheel for her first driving lesson. As she was pulling out of the parking lot, the instructor said, "Turn left here, and don't forget to let the... read more..

Rev. Spence Laycock
Rev. Spence Laycock
3630

The Peculiar Survival of Gibeon

I remember a time when I was about 8 years old and was having a lot of problems with my teeth. It was at that time in my life that I developed my first great fear, the fear of sitting in a dentists ch... read more..

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Pastor Tim
2401

Picture Favor

Dining out one evening, I noticed six teenagers boisterously celebrating some event at a nearby table. Toward their end of their meal, one of them got up and produced a camera."Hey, wait a minute," on... read more..

Guest Authors
Pastor Tim
6553

Love Is Meeting Each Other's Needs

My wife, Pat, and I have been married for more than 30 years, and every day I thank God I married her! We're different in many ways, but we complement each other. Pat is a levelheaded thinker, while I... read more..

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Pastor Tim
2530

Ride To Church

A teenager who had just received her learner's permit offered to drive her parents to church. After a hair-raising ride, they finally reached their destination.The mother got out of the car and said, ... read more..

Guest Authors
Pastor Tim
5284

America's Unchristian Beginnings?

There has been a lot of confusion on the issue of whether or not we? re a Christian nation, and I'm not exactly sure why. But it is hotly debated in our culture right now. The reason I say I'm not sur... read more..

God's Penman
Rev. James L. Snyder
3716

Too Much Turkey And Not Enough Gravy

This time of the year, my thoughts rove back to memories of my maternal grandmother. The Thanksgiving season brought all her special talents to the forefront. To me, my grandmother reigned as queen of... read more..

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Pastor Tim
2967

Farewell Luncheon

The staff at the office where my wife works was hosting a farewell luncheon for a retiring colleague.As the group prepared to go to the restaurant, they found that they couldn't fit the giant balloon ... read more..

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Pastor Tim
4083

Watch Your Step

Ol' Fred had been a faithful Christian and was in the hospital, near death. The family called their preacher to stand with them. As the preacher stood next to the bed, Ol' Fred's condition appeared t... read more..

Rev. Spence Laycock
Rev. Spence Laycock
3432

Understanding Ai

I'd like you to imagine for a minute a great chalk board or blackboard. On one corner is written the equation, 1+1= blue. In another corner appears the equation, 1+1=3, down at the bottom appears 1+1=... read more..

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Pastor Tim
3824

Roughing It

A friend and his wife were considering traveling to Alaska for a trip that the husband had long dreamed of taking. He kept talking about how great it would be to stay in a log cabin without electricit... read more..

God's Penman
Rev. James L. Snyder
3964

Why Pray When You Can Worry?

There is nothing more satisfying than a good session of worrying. Yes, I said worrying. Nothing is more delectable than getting into a good stew. The reason worrying has received such a bad rap is tha... read more..

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Pastor Tim
3579

Y2K Backup System

While we believe we will be fully Y2K compliant by January 1, 2000, and most of our subsidiary units and contractors claim they will also be fully compliant, we obviously need to make some preparation... read more..

Wonders of Creation
4066

Wonders of Creation - Water

Water. We drink it, we generate electricity with it, we soak our crops in it, and we crack it to produce hydrogen and oxygen. Its uses are almost uncountable. The history of Mankind begins with water,... read more..

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Pastor Tim
3124

Pillar Interruption

The Sunday School teacher described how Lot's wife looked back at Sodom and was turned into a pillar of salt.Suddenly Jimmy interrupted. "My mom looked back once while she was driving," he announced t... read more..

Dr. Harold McNabb
Dr. Harold McNabb
3724

Possessed By Grace

In a small Jewish town in Russia, there is a rabbi who disappears each Friday morning for several hours. His devoted disciples boast that during those hours their rabbi goes up to heaven and talks to ... read more..

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Pastor Tim
2540

Message Puzzle

April was puzzled recently by the odd messages she kept getting on her voice mail. Day after day, all she'd hear, from friends, family, and customers alike, would be their message and then they'd ALL ... read more..

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Pastor Tim
3681

Carrier Landings

Any naval aviator will tell you that landing a plane on an aircraft carrier is THE most dangerous thing to do.  First you've got to find an airport that is moving from place to place all the ti... read more..

Peggie's Den
Peggie Bohanon
4274

An A to Z COUNTING Exercise!?!

Now, if YOU are the Thanksgiving chef, I know you have a lot more to do today than sit here and practice your counting and reciting skills. But it IS time to pause for a moment and thank God for our b... read more..

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Pastor Tim
4029

Successful Ice Fishing

Two men have been sitting out on a lake all day long ice fishing.  One has been having no luck at all and the other has been pulling fish after fish out of his hole in the ice.  The man havi... read more..