Stories

The Oil Lamp

The Oil Lamp

We need to learn to save the first place in our hearts and lives and time for Jesus. We belong to Him first of all, and the first place must belong to Him–for rest and prayer and fellowship with... Read More »

Why Struggle?

Why Struggle?

Robert G. LeTourneau (1888-1969) invented and manufactured the world’s first large earthmoving equipment. He was also a dedicated Christian. One evening he needed to design a piece of machinery ... Read More »

The Master’s Hand

The Master’s Hand

A mother once took her young son, who was just beginning to learn to play the piano, to hear the world-famous pianist Jan Paderewski in concert. After an usher had shown them their seats, the mother s... Read More »

The Matchless Pearl, a Story about Salvation

The Matchless Pearl, a Story about Salvation

Years ago, while an American named David Morse was living and working in India, he met and became friends with a pearl diver, Rambhau. Morse spent many evenings in Rambhau’s cabin, reading to hi... Read More »

The Big Rocks

The Big Rocks

An expert on the subject of time management was speaking to a group of business students. He stood in front of these high-powered overachievers, pulled out a one-gallon, wide-mouthed Mason jar, and se... Read More »

One Mistake I Don’t Regret

One Mistake I Don’t Regret

By P.G., Colombia: One Saturday I was pulled over by the traffic police for a routine check. To my chagrin, I had carelessly let some of my paperwork expire. I was taken directly to jail. Since it was... Read More »

Confessions of a Workaholic

Confessions of a Workaholic

By Dan Roselle I grew up with a strong work ethic, and from an early age was accomplishment oriented. I got my first job when I was 10 years old, and kept it until I was 17. At first the income was to... Read More »

Salvation at Sea

Salvation at Sea

During World War II, a young man who knew nothing about God or prayer and cared even less, suddenly found himself swimming for dear life. The ship he had been on had been torpedoed. There were other s... Read More »

Change the World

Change the World

In 1913, a young man about twenty years old took a walking tour in the rural province of Provence (pronounced Prô-vâhnce), in southern France. A walking tour is when you hike through the countryside w... Read More »

Small World, Big God

Small World, Big God

By Michael Lanagan As I was about to pass an elderly gentleman on the street, I felt a sudden urge from the Lord to speak with him. “Hello, I’m Michael,” I said as our eyes met. R... Read More »

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