Monthly Archives: October 2011

WE ARE FREE

An old Glasgow professor named MacDonald and a Scottish chaplain were POWs together in a German prison camp. One was sent to the American barracks and the other was sent to the British barracks. The Germans did not allow much … Continue reading

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TROUBLES

In one of his books, Dr. Seuss tells us how he deals with life’s troubles. He says, “I have heard there are troubles Of more than one kind. Some come from ahead And some come from behind. But I’ve bought … Continue reading

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CAN YOU BE TRUSTED?

The story is told of a small group of believers in the former Soviet Union. Their house church had to be extremely careful not to arouse the suspicions of the secret police, also known as the KGB. One Sunday these … Continue reading

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DADDY, AM I GOING TO DIE?

You’ve been there. It was the middle of the night. A father took his sick son’s temperature. It was 102.5. Out came the Children’s Advil. The son slugged down a dose, and 45 minutes later it was back down to … Continue reading

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HABITS

There is a little village in France known as Le Chambon. The town’s people, unlike others in France, became known for their hiding of Jews from the Nazis in World War II. Author Philip Haille went there, wondering what sort … Continue reading

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RESIST THE DEVIL

Like many sheep ranchers in the West, Lexy Fowler had tried just about everything to stop crafty coyotes from killing her sheep. She had used odor sprays, electric fences, and scare coyotes. She had slept with her lambs during the … Continue reading

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SHARPENING YOUR SKILLS

Quarterback Tony Rice led Notre Dame’s football team to a national championship in 1988. Before the season began, sportswriters wondered whether Notre Dame could beat the tough teams on their schedule with a quarterback whose passing had often been inaccurate. … Continue reading

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