Category Archives: short story

Pecans in the Cemetery….

Pecans in the Cemetery On the outskirts of a small town, there was a big, old pecan tree just inside the cemetery fence. One day, two boys filled up a bucketful of nuts and sat down by the tree, out of sight, and began dividing … Continue reading

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Sometimes you need to do the hard thing

sometimes you need to do the hard thing. study for your test even if it’s boring and you want to avoid it. get up an hour early to exercise even if you feel like death. go out of your way … Continue reading

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is your HUT burning…..

IS YOUR HUT BURNING? The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him, and every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming. Exhausted, … Continue reading

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A Moses funny….

Nine-year-old Joey was asked by his mother what he had learned at Sunday school. “Well, Mom, our teacher told us how God sent Moses behind enemy lines on a rescue mission to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. When he … Continue reading

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Come as you are, No jacket required…

COME AS YOU ARE. NO JACKET REQUIRED I shook my head in disbelief. This couldn’t be the right place. After all, I couldn’t possibly be welcome here. I had been given an invitation several times, by several different people, and … Continue reading

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Unanswered Letters

UNANSWERED LETTERS There are many times when we begin a certain task that God lays on our hearts and because we think our efforts are minimal and not making a difference, we quit the job that God told us to … Continue reading

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No Excuse Sunday…

NO EXCUSE SUNDAY To make it possible for everyone to attend church next Sunday, we are going to have a special “No Excuse Sunday”. Cots will be placed in the foyer for those who say, “Sunday is my only day … Continue reading

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a date with the other woman…..

A DATE WITH THE OTHER WOMAN After 21 years of marriage, I discovered a new way of keeping alive the spark of love. A little while ago I started to go out with another woman. It was really my wife’s … Continue reading

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the first Adam and the last Adam

One failed and brought death on all His descendants. The other was faithful, bringing life through His death and resurrection. And if we take the time to read Scripture more carefully, we see how deeply the parallels run. The ways … Continue reading

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full or empty ??

FULL OR EMPTY? By Heather Spears Kallus There are many people in our world.  Yes, and people can be so very different in their views, temperaments, attitudes, and personalities.  Some of us can be easy-going, flexible, and upbeat, while others … Continue reading

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