Monthly Archives: November 2014

Why cheerful givers are cheerful (11/23/2014)

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Read 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 Did you know that at one time generosity was illegal in Santa Cruz, California? It was illegal for someone to put money in other people’s parking meters without their permission. The practice called “plugging coins” was … Continue reading

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Unimaginable Treasure (11/16/2014)

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Read Matthew 25:14-30 You are a teacher, and the school board gives you $500,000. Or you are a construction worker, and your foreman gives you $500,000. Or, you work some other kind of job and your boss gives you $500, … Continue reading

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Offer yourself (11/09/2014)

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Read Matthew 19:16-26 (I’ve told this story before, but with the cold weather coming our way it seems to fit.) There was a Minnesota couple who decided to go to Florida to thaw out during an icy winter. They planned … Continue reading

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When the wait is over (11/02/2014)

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Read Revelation 7:9-17 An older sci-fi movie that I really enjoy is a 1997 movie called “Contact.” As the movie begins, the audience sees a girl named Eleanor learning how to use a ham radio. Nicknamed “Sparks” by her father, … Continue reading

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Wait for the Lord

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Read 1 Kings 11:41-12:19 I heard about a young boy who was standing at the bottom of a department store escalator, staring at the handrail as it moved along. A salesclerk finally asked, “Are you lost?” “Nope,” the boy said, … Continue reading

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