Monthly Archive

2009

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 258 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
General News
Pastor Tim
2935

Pastor Appreciation Day 2009

Today my church (Westside Bible Church) had a Pastor Appreciation event after the morning service.  Part of the festivities was the following video which both appreciates and roasts me.  The heavy bee... read more..

God's Penman
Rev. James L. Snyder
1739

One Man's Vegetable is Another Man's Heartburn

The wonderful world of vegetables and Yours Truly have come to a rather affable decision. I will point out that it has been a long time in coming, but finally, we have reached a point of harmony. All... read more..

Sermons
Pastor Tim
1382

The Meaninglessness of Life

Without Jesus, life by itself is meaningless. {audio}podcast/sm20091018.mp3{/audio} ... read more..

God's Penman
Rev. James L. Snyder
3991

I Dedicate This Ice Cream Sundae To Thee

Sitting in a small café in Manila, Philippines, a thought invaded the corridors of my mind with such terrific force I had to pay attention to it. Thoughts are usually a welcomed visitor to my mind eve... read more..

Thanksgiving
Pastor Tim
1827

Thanksgiving Leads to Relationship

When we give thanks, we acknowledge and enter deeper into relationship with God. Listen Online: {audio}podcast/sm20091011.mp3{/audio} ... read more..

God's Penman
Rev. James L. Snyder
1768

The Sweet Savor of Revenge

Under normal circumstances I am calm, cool and collected harboring no thoughts of revenge for anybody. That is just the kind of person I am. I simply do not have the energy to get all worked up about ... read more..

God's Penman
Rev. James L. Snyder
1919

Having a “Rice” Time in the Philippines

As a traveler, I’m certainly not first class. Even coach is a little rough for me. It is not that I do not travel well; I’m just not a happy traveler. Whenever I am on the road, as they say, I am plag... read more..

Sermons
Pastor Tim
1556

Abraham's Eulogy

Abraham's eulogy inspires us to strive for a good finish. {audio}podcast/sm20090927.mp3{/audio} ... read more..

God's Penman
Rev. James L. Snyder
1873

Grief is My Traveling Companion

I am not a very happy camper when I am traveling. Personally, I would rather stay home and just enjoy the home surroundings. There is plenty to do at home; I do not need to go traipsing all over the w... read more..

Funny Pictures
Pastor Tim
18987

Flight Manual

"Congratulations . . . You've taken off in your new jet! In the next few pages we'll go over a few of the other controls you see before you."   read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
4263

Toy Advice

A woman, on meeting a psychologist at a party, made a pitch for some free professional advice. "What kind of toy would you suggest giving a little boy on his third birthday?" she asked."First I'd have... read more..

FunBlog
Pastor Tim
3084

Bulldog Rollover

Red rover, red rover, we tipped your dog over! ... read more..

Funny Pictures
Pastor Tim
20180

Time Travel

I get the feeling I've been here some day to come.   read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
5352

Dirty Hands in Class

A teacher sees a student entering the classroom, his hands are very dirty.She stopped him and said, "John, please wash your hands. My goodness, what would you say if I came into the room with hands li... read more..

Funny Pictures
Pastor Tim
39089

Swine Flu Panic

Swine flu panic is on the increase. ... read more..

Funny Pictures
Pastor Tim
24363

Swine Flu Mirror

If you look like this, you might have the H1N1 swine flu. ... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
5908

A Bear, a Lion and a Pig

A bear, a lion, and a pig meet. I know what your thinking they eat the PIG...NOThe bear says, "If I  roar in the forest, the entire forest is shivering with fear."The lion says, "If I roar in the jung... read more..

FunBlog
Pastor Tim
3863

David After Dentist

Many of us have gone through the stress of having to take our kids for beyond-basic medical or dental care. Here's one man's camera phone video of his son after a trip to the dentist - or in this cas... read more..

Sermons
Pastor Tim
1670

Faithful and Successful Service

Abraham's servant displayed a number of principles we can build into our lives so our service of God is faithful and successful. {audio}podcast/sm20090920.mp3" title="Listent to this message" class="... read more..

God's Penman
Rev. James L. Snyder
2172

Now That I'm Older, I'm Still Not Wiser

Now that summer is over and the children are back in school I found myself indulging in a little bit of retrospective thinking. It took some doing but I was able to think all the back to when I was a ... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
4408

No Gun Hunting

There's this guy who shows up at a cabin where these hunters have gathered to hunt bear. Only he shows up without a gun. The other hunters are very curious. "How you gonna get a bear without a gun?" ... read more..

FunBlog
Pastor Tim
3841

Bear Release

Having not released any bears in my lifetime, I am not sure if these pictures depict a good, bad or average bear releasing day.  Whichever it is, I am sure this story is told at their Christmas party ... read more..

God's Penman
Rev. James L. Snyder
3082

If it Wasn't for Grandparents

Some jobs carry a lot of prestige, glamour and worldwide recognition. A few, however, are not too interested in those sorts of things. We do not care who knows what we do, as long as we know what we a... read more..

Sermons
Pastor Tim
1759

"Helping" God's Will in Others

God does not need our help, but there are some principles we can follow to appropriately help His will happen in the lives of others. {audio}podcast/sm20090913.mp3{/audio} ... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
4277

New Pet

A man was driving down a country road when he saw a baby pig along side the road. He stopped and picked it up and headed home to the city with his new found pet.  As the man drove home, the piglet jum... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
9068

Valedictorian

At the beginning of the school year, one seventh grader was reflecting on his chance at being the 8th grade valedictorian.He said his dad was valedictorian, his mom was valedictorian, and his sister w... read more..

Guest Authors
Pastor Tim
13330

Makes you think about a Penny!

You always hear the usual stories of pennies on the sidewalk being good luck, gifts from angels, etc. This is the first time I've ever heard this twist on the story. Gives you something to think about... read more..

FunBlog
Pastor Tim
2622

Block Pile

Sorry for the false alarm.  I had been hoping to show a flash file here but I could not get it to resize to fit on the page nicely.  I'll find something new for here soon.... read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
9705

Chopsticks

A man having lunch at a Chinese restaurant noticed that the table had been set with forks, not chopsticks.  He asked why. The waiter said "Chopsticks were provided only on request.""But," the man coun... read more..

Sermons
Pastor Tim
1842

Working for the Lord

Life has all kinds of work for us to do.  Do it all for the Lord. {audio}podcast/sm20090906.mp3{/audio} ... read more..