Illustrations

Stewardship Goes to Church

We confess with our money what our priorities are.

The Power of the Tongue

It's often said words can harm or heal. Are you using your tongue to steer others toward destruction or health?

Illustration: Patience

As the patient sat down in the dentist’s chair complaining of his aching tooth, he said, “Doc, how long will it take to pull this thing?”

Illustration: Real, Authentic

There are ways to tell the artificial from the real...

Illustration: Forgetting, Lost Love

Tennessee Williams tells a story of young couple, Jacob and Lila. When Jacob took over his father's bookstore. Lila thought she wanted more out of life...

Illustration: Thankful again

A young pastor sat down to dinner with his new bride and was about to say grace when he opened the casserole dish...

Illustration: Family, On the Same Team

"These two men had many more reasons to get along than to have a toxic relationship. Consider all the reasons they had to be friends...:

Illustration: Finances, Discounts

The policeman was interviewing the man whose clothing shop had just been burglarized.The shop owner said, “It's not as bad as it could have been if he'd robbed me yesterday...”

Illustration: Marriage, Are We Compatible?

"Oh, come on now--surely you have met at least one girl that you wanted to marry."

Illustraton: Honor

During the 1924 Summer Olympics, runner Eric Liddell withdrew from the 100-meter because he didn’t want to run on the Lord’s Day...

Illustration: Driving & Prayer

Soon after 16-year-old Barry received his learner's permit, he offered to drive his mom to church...

Illustration: Pornography

America’s leading news sources seem to finally recognize that pornography is an unprecedented public health crisis.