Monthly Archives: October 2010

WHEN I NEED A BLESSING – October 28

People think preachers are never discouraged…after all, they are preachers! Not true. Preachers are no different than everyone else. Sometimes I get discouraged. When I need to hear a word of encouragement I often times will pick up the hymnbook … Continue reading

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THANK-YOU – October 26

I am so proud of our church.  Even during difficult financial times, you have stayed faithful in giving undesignated tithes and offerings to the General Budget of Mt. Airy Baptist Church.  Additionally, you have given record missions offerings, participated in … Continue reading

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LISTENING – October 22

An eighty year-old grandfather went to his daughter’s home for Sunday dinner.  When the meal was over, he announced he was going to take a walk through the neighborhood.  “I’ll be back in fifteen minutes,” he said.  Two hours passed … Continue reading

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LOVING MONEY – October 19

In 1988, William Post won the Pennsylvania Lottery Jackpot of 16.2 million dollars. On September 26, 1996, he auctioned off the remaining $4.9 million dollars to get out of debt and kiss his bad luck goodbye. Post told Judge Judith … Continue reading

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HOW TO HAVE A GOOD MARRIAGE – October 14

In a 2007 interview, actor Denzel Washington was asked about the secret to a successful marriage in relationally-volatile Hollywood. The Academy Award winning actor, who married Pauletta Pearson in 1983, said his recipe for marital success is simple:”Do whatever your … Continue reading

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COMPASSION – October 12

On a six week mission project to Los Angeles, students spent part of their time at a run-down, inner city convalescent home.  Some of the senior adults were unresponsive, some were disinterested in the students’ presence, and a few were … Continue reading

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THE BIBLE – October 7

On August 5, 2010, 33 miners became trapped a half mile below the surface in the San Jose Gold and Copper Mine in northern Chile. To the surprise of many, they were discovered alive 2 ½ weeks later when rescue … Continue reading

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