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.
Barb's Mantle
Barbara Sanders
4546

Thanks Giving

Notice - the title is separated. In other words, Giving Thanks -this Thanksgiving, is more important than Thanksgiving itself. When we think of Thanksgiving, we quickly conjure up a picture of a big, ... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2542

Captain Comeback

I worked in the biology department at Buffalo State College in New York. The Great Lakes Laboratory, also stationed at the college, employed a licensed boat captain to man its research vessel. It was ... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
5544

Goober Quotes

I got some bad news today. You know the money you get from those ATM machines? It comes from *your* account!Sharon Grubb I don't care how much you and your cat love each other, if you were one inch s... read more..

Wonders of Creation
3257

Wonders of Creation - Bio Diversity

Have you ever followed a bee around the garden, watching it enter flowers and lick up the nectar? Many flowers need bees for pollination, and bees need the flowers for nectar. These two creatures, pla... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
3031

Grandma and Computer

The computer's swallowed grandmaYes' honestly' its true.She pressed 'control' and 'enter'And disappeared from view.Its devoured her completelyThe thought just makes me squirm.Maybe she's caught a viru... read more..

Guest Authors
Pastor Tim
4890

Evil as Evidence for God

The presence of evil in the world is considered by some to be solid evidence against the existence of God. I think it proves just the opposite. The entire objection hinges on the observation that true... read more..

Christmas Jokes
Pastor Tim
3971

Have Yourself a Microsoft Christmas

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, except Papa's mouse. The computer was humming, the icons were hopping, as Papa did last-minute Internet shoppi read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2832

Compliments to the Chef

I have a reputation for not being a fantastic cook. One evening I worked particularly hard on a new recipe, and once again it didn't turn out as well as I'd hoped.My son, always sweet and conscious of... read more..

Guest Authors
Pastor Tim
13913

Forgiving an Absent Dad

Apart from the power of Jesus Christ, I don't know how anyone can forgive a parent who has abandoned his or her family. Yet I do know that forgiveness is a prerequisite for finding personal peace. And... read more..

Christmas Jokes
Pastor Tim
4201

Top Ten Y2K Books For Christmas

10."Candlelight Critters-- the Lost Art of Shadow Puppetry"9."The Horders & Hunters Almanac"8."Condo Cooking with Wood--How To Feed Your Family Without Burning Down Your Investment!"7."SPAM-O-RIFF read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2525

Arrangements

It was a difficult subject to bring before his aged mother, but John felt that he must: "Mom, you're no longer a spring chicken and you do need to think ahead of what'll happen in the future. Why don'... read more..

Peggie's Den
Peggie Bohanon
4515

Let's Rake Leaves

There's a big beautiful oak tree in our back yard, its boughs heavy-laden with leaves--well, not any more! They will soon be falling--leaf by leaf--and covering the ground, crying out, "Residents--RAK... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2709

Classmate Reunion

While waiting for my first appointment in the reception room of a new dentist, I noticed his certificate, which bore his full name.Suddenly, I remembered that a tall, handsome boy with the same name h... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
6715

Gifts for Men

Buying gifts for men is not nearly as complicated as it is for women.  Follow these rules and you should have no problems. Rule #1:When in doubt - buy him a cordless drill. It does not matter if... read more..

Wonders of Creation
3151

Wonders of Creation - Origin of Life

Where did life come from? There are only two main views: the Biblical (Creationist) view and the ?natural? view (Naturalism or Evolutionism). The Biblical explanation describes just the ?bare bones? o... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2866

Empty Nest Craft

I am a first-grade teacher and a new empty-nester. One night I was trying out an art project: making a person with simple materials. I took a coat hanger, attached a paper-plate face, put a shirt on ... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
3760

Little Tim's Goldfish

Little Tim was in the garden filling in a hole when his neighbor peered over the fence.  Interested in what the cheeky-faced youngster was up to, he politely asked, "Whatcha doing, Tim?" "My gol... read more..

Melva's Devotions
Melva Cooper
4824

A Thanksgiving Psalm

"I give you thanks, O Lord, with all my heart."Psalm 138:1 (NLT) The Thanksgiving holiday is a good time to focus on our blessings and declare our gratitude to God. In 1621, following harvest, the p read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2563

Golf Hole

A young minister and Mr. Sims, an elderly parishioner, were playing golf. The minister's game was off and the old man was beating him quite badly.At the end of the game, the Mr. Sims tried to console ... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2828

100GB bug

Experts warned today of a new and deadly threat to our beleaguered civilization: the 100GB Bug. As most people know, McDonald's restaurant signs show the number of hamburgers the giant chain has sold.... read more..

Guest Authors
Pastor Tim
5022

Passport , Passport, Passport . . . Anyone?

While doing business in the Post Office one day I noticed a rack holding PASSPORT application forms. Thinking that this was the beginning, or a first step to a long held dream of visiting a foreign co... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2710

Church Visit

My grandson, Justin, returned from his first time in church and was asked how it went.He said, "The music was nice, but the commercial was too long."... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
3766

Y2K - Not so Bad

January 1, 2000 Re: Vacation Pay Dear Valued Employee: Our records indicate that you have not used any vacation time over the past 100 year(s).  As I'm sure you are aware, employees are granted ... read more..

Peggie's Den
Peggie Bohanon
4689

Celebrate . . . or Vegetate?

There's a week-long celebration this week in Branson, Missouri, when this tiny town, made famous with its family-friendly entertainment, rolls out the red carpet for Veterans Day--to honor and revere ... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
3734

The Night Before Y2K

'Twas the night before New Year,and all through the nation,We awaited Y2K,the millennium sensation.The chips were replaced in computers with care,In hopes that "Ol' Bugsy" wouldn't stop there.While so read more..

The Spur
Marcia Lee Laycock
4005

Do We Need Another Remembrance Day?

We've been seeing the familiar red poppies pinned on lapels and collars for some time now. Today is Remembrance Day, here in Canada. Schools are closed, as are many businesses. At eleven o?clock on th... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2516

Marrying Young

My sister, went to the department store to check out the bridal registry of our niece whose wedding was coming up soon. When my sister returned from the store, she tossed the gift list on a table and... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
3894

Y1K Problem

Canterbury, England.  AD 999. An atmosphere close to panic prevails today throughout Europe as the millennial year 1000 approaches, bringing with it the so-called "Y1K Bug," a menace which, unti... read more..

Cybersalt Shaker
Pastor Tim
5171

PTMYG

BIRD FLU! BIRD FLU! BIRD FLU! There, now I've gone on and on and on about it too. The world is all aflutter about the possibly coming bird flu pandemic that threatens to make humanity sicker than man... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
3519

Ball Markers

A Golfer walks into the pro shop at the local course and asks the golf pro if they sell ball markers.The golf pro says, "Yes, they are just $1.00 each. "The guy gives the golf pro a dollar and says h... read more..