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My “Elijah Experience” On Mount Carmel

Jeff Stride tells a great  story about a young man who joined the military and had just entered boot camp.
On the first morning, the unit was awakened early,  dragged out of bed, and  made to assemble outside by the drill sergeant.  Seeking to instill fear in the recruits, the sergeant stood in front of soldiers and snarled at them: “My name’s Sergeant Jackson. Is there anyone here thinks he can whip me?”
Incredibility a young man raised his hand!!!
The Sergeant walked right over to the new recruit. And there stood the private.  All 6′ 5′ and  280 pounds of him.  The drill sergeant  looked him dead in the eye and with all the malice he could muster repeated “So you think you can whip me, soldier?” Continue reading


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An Important Word From Moses

Tuesday I was Moses. Yes, Moses in the Old Testament!  At least I played the role of Moses for our Vacation Bible School students.  I have been selected to dress and act the part of a different Bible character every day.  One little girl went home on Monday and told her mother that Noah was very tall!  Well, so was Moses!  Continue reading


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Jesus Loves the Little Children

You’ve heard of Children’s letters to God?  Someone has collected letters and notes from  children written to the preacher. 

Dear Preacher, I know God loves everybody but He never met my sister. Yours sincerely,  Arnold. Age 8, Nashville.  Continue reading

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