Does Low Cost Mean Better Value?

It’s tough to buy an apartment in the ritzy neighborhood of Knightsbridge in London, but one building owner made global headlines by offering a room for sale that was available for anyone who wanted it. The int...

Timing

“We often confuse God's timing with ours. A country newspaper had been running a series of articles on the value of church attendance. One day, a letter to the editor was received in the newspaper office. It re...

Bible; God’s Word

In his Turning Point Daily Devotional for October 3, David Jeremiah writes: “Aleister Crowley was an early-twentieth-century British artist, novelist, and occultist. He founded a religion he called Thelema and ...

Self-Control

As the hard-fought Little League game was underway, the coach paused to say to one of his players, "Do you understand what cooperation is? What a team is?" The little boy nodded yes. "Do you understand that ...

Recognition

Bob volunteered to perform a parachute jump for charity. On his first day of training, the instructor made an important point about preparing for landing at 300 feet. "How do you know when you're at 300 feet...

Illustration: Need for Rest

Rick Ezell writes: “In the Challenger space shuttle disaster, key NASA officials made the ill-fated decision to go ahead with the launch after working twenty hours straight and getting only two to three hours o...

Illustration: On Mission

An inner city church, located in an area of the downtown where there were few residents, was forced to a decision. A large corporation was offering them a great deal of money for their site, on which the corpor...

Illustration: Biblical Illiteracy

“Not quite half of the public can identify the names of the first four books of the New Testament, known as the Gospels. A large share believes that john the Baptist was one of Jesus’ apostles. Almost half cont...

Planning

In the August 24 Turning Point devotional David Jeremiah writes: “Poor Donald Pugh. He was very upset over the unflattering photograph of him released by the Lima, Ohio, police. He appeared overweight and puffy...

Illustration: Growth of the Church; China

In a recent Breakpoint commentary, Eric Metaxas writes: “You’ve probably heard a lot about China in the news lately: How it’s threatening peace in the Pacific by building military bases on artificial islands. Y...