Sermon illustrations: Family

Divorce Statistics

One-third (35 percent) of Americans today say they have been through a breakup at least once in...

An Ungrateful Son

In 1978, Thomas Hansen of Boulder Colorado, sued his parents for $350,000 on grounds of “...

A Mother’s Salary

Salary.com conducted a survey in 2010 that attempted to place a monetary value on the work of a...

A Christian Home?

After the dedication of his baby brother in church, little Johnny sobbed all the way home in the...

Stressful Vacations

Who can ever forget Winston Churchill’s immortal words: “We shall fight on the beaches, we shall...

Thanksgiving Fights

Dwayne frantically turned to his wife and muffled the phone’s mouthpiece. With an ashen face...

Tug-of-War With an Alligator

On a hot summer day in south Florida a little boy decided to go for a swim in the old swimming hole...

The Family Is the Core of Society

The evidence is convincing that the better our relationships are at home, the more effective we are...

The Stockholm Syndrome

“The term Stockholm Syndrome first occurred in 1973 at an attempted bank robbery in...

Prisoner of His Appetite

During the fourteenth century Raynald III, was a duke in what is now Belgium. As the result of a...

What Every Boy Wants

“It may be hard on some fathers not to have a son, but it is so much harder on a boy not to have a...

Worshipping the Children

Debbie's family means everything to her. Her son and cute little daughter play sports, take music...

Worshipping a House

Janice is very proud of her home. She spends hours each day cleaning, vacuuming, and dusting. It...

Finishing the Race

Derek Redmond was a great runner, but he was an even greater finisher. Derek will be forever...

TV and Grades

The A.C. Nielson Co., which measures television audiences and their behavior, revealed that in...

Overtime and Family

A New York Times article on people who are sick of too many hours at work tells the story of Diane...