Five-year-old Brian had a pivotal verse to recite in an Easter program: “He is not here, he is risen” (Luke 24:6). Unfortunately, he could
not remember what to say, and the director had to quietly remind him of his
line. He then...
The story is told of two men riding a tandem bicycle up a
steep hill. After much effort, they finally made it to the top of the hill. The
front rider said, “That was a tough ride.” To which the second rider replied, “Sure
was, and if I hadn...
In a Peanuts strip Lucy once grumbled to poor Charlie Brown about the awful New Year she was having. She complained that problems abounded, and she felt that difficulties were around every corner. Then she said, “I don’t think this is a...
Your standard man, at this point in the Christmas season, has purchased
zero gifts. He has not yet gotten around to purchasing an acceptable
gift for his wife for last Christmas. He did give her something last
year, but he could tell by her...
At a tea for officers and their wives, the commanding general of a base
delivered a seemingly endless oration. A young lieutenant grumbled to the woman
sitting beside him, “What a pompous and unbearable old windbag that slob is!”
The story is told about a
pastor that got up in the pulpit and apologized for the Band-Aid on his face.
He said “I was thinking about my sermon while shaving and cut my face.”
Afterward the treasurer found a note in the collection plate, “Next...