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God Gives Hope

My grandmother canned her own peach preserves and stored them in an underground cellar. It was a deep hole with wooden steps and a musty smell. As a youngster, I’d climb in, close the door and see how long I could last in the darkness. Not even a slit of light entered that underground hole. I’d sit…

My sheep hear my voice, and I…

"My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand. I and the Father are…

If only...

Stop trusting in man, who has but a breath in his nostrils. Of what account is he? Isaiah 2:22 Thought "If only I had a friend." "If only my father hadn't left." "If only she was more supportive." "If only..." People can fail us, but we still pin so many of our hopes on them. They are fallible and…

Inspirational Stories


The shadow of…

A young man who had been raised as an atheist was training to be an Olympic diver. The only religious influence in his life came from his outspoken Christian friend. The young…

Are You Ready?

As a pastor, I’m often called upon when life “vanishes like a mist.” One of the most powerful examples I’ve seen of this was Stan Gerlach, a successful businessman who was well…

God’s Powerful…

Many years ago, when our children were still in school, Cynthia stayed home with them while I flew to Canada for a full week of ministry. I was exhausted by Friday night, so I…

Connected For Life

Do you find yourself pulling away from others, especially if you've experienced a crisis…

Sing praise to the Lord!

Untitled Document I heard about a congregation where the preacher and the song leader…

The Pessimist and The Optimist

A family had twin boys whose only resemblance to each other was their looks. If one felt…

God and the spider

Spider Web
During World War II, a US marine was separated from his unit on a Pacific island. The…

The Whipping

This is a story of a school with a class of students that no teacher had been able to…

Obedience-Based Decisions Versus Skill and Ability

As soon as you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, move out to…

Afrikaanse Artikels

Signs and…

The whole assembly became silent as they listened to Barnabas and Paul telling about the miraculous signs and wonders God had done among the Gentiles through them. - Acts 15:12 "I…

An Unearthly…

Your goodness can’t win God’s love. Nor can your badness lose it. But you can resist it. We tend to do so honestly. Having been rejected so often, we fear God may reject us as…

Things I Wish I'd Known

Someone (author unknown) has composed this list of "Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Went…
Newspaper add

Are You Feeling Lucky?

The following were reported to be actually taken from newspapers:Free puppies: ½ cocker…

Planning ahead

The story is told of Morris, a Russian man, who saved his rubles for twenty years to buy…

Moenie dat verwerping jou stop nie

Soms beteken die woord "nee" eenvoudig "nie nou nie, maar vra later weer". Moet dus nie…


Bill Bright was die stigter van Campus Crusade. Sy 'Vier Geestelike Wette' traktaatjie en…

Artikels deur Johann de Jager


As jy my liefhet…

Anders as waar die betekenis van hierdie opskrif ‘n voorwaarde vervat dat jy iets sal doen om jou liefde te bewys, het ek oor die jare geleer watter verantwoordelik ek teenoor Zelda het wat my liefde vir haar betref. So raak mens maklik gewoond aan…

Los uit!

Een van ons besigheid se grootste omwentelinge het een aand ons pad gekruis toe ek in 'n gastehuis in Johannesburg op my skootrekenaar sit en werk het en ek praat met 'n boeta en hy vertel my hoe lekker hy nou vanaf sy huis op sy rekenaar by sy werk…

Net een ding

"Gaan jy met hom praat of ek?" Ek sit 'n hanetree van die dokter en die suster af. Hulle staan met hulle rûe na my en hulle skinder van my. "Rede vir u besoek, Mnr de Jager?" Ek en my jongste, Jonè, staan en kyk vir mekaar. "U's gestuur vir 'n…

Nasionale Diensplig

Watter verpestelike gedagte was hierdie darem nie vir seker maar die meeste van ons nie. Hier van Grd 8 af het jy geweet daar kom 'n dag waaroor jy nie veel seggenskap het nie. Jy het altyd stories gehoor by die jonger seuns wat broers gehad het en…

Nie onderhandelbaar

As daar nou een ding waaroor ek nie argumenteer, meriete oorweeg, motiveer, bepeins of wat ook al nie, dan is dit elektrisiteit. Nie die wat die TV, ketel, rekenaar ens aandryf nie, maar 'n oop draad. Die soort waar jy 'n elektriese prop moet aansit…


Golden Gate - Oos Vrystaat Jare gelede het ons een naweek Golden Gate in die Oos Vrystaat besoek. Daar is die lekkerste voetpaadjies wat ‘n mens kan volg. Een van hulle en as jy tyd het (dalk moed ook inbring) is om oor die berg te loop. Dit is…



Humor 12/08/13

Field Test My father, an Army major, was conducting a field test when communications went dead. Immediately, he jumped into a jeep and ordered a sergeant to speed to the command…

Honesty and…

Honesty and Accuracy A fellow was walking along a country road when he came upon a farmer working in his field. The man called out to the farmer, "How long will it take me to get…

"Prison Joke Book"…

"Prison Joke Book" It was Mickey's first night in the penitentiary. All of the inmates were in their cells and he was trying to become a bit more comfortable with his meager…

Picnic Passions, Directions, The Congregation Replied

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Picnic Passions A Jewish rabbi and a Catholic priest met at the town's annual 4th of July…

"Apprehension" / Late Rent / Jogging Shoes

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"Apprehension" As a new employee for a discount brokerage firm, I went for a month of…

Humor 28/07/13

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Talking Clock While proudly showing off his new apartment to friends, a university…

Utensil Rejection, Repair costs, King of the Jungle

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Utensil Rejection My friend Ann and I were eating at a Chinese restaurant. When an…

Humor 10/06/13

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Investigating Two dogs were walking down the street. The one dog says to the other, "Wait…

Humor 06/05/13

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Carpet Tacks A guy was driving on the highway when a box dropped from the truck in front…

Big Sale / A Military Career / Will?

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Big Sale The department store was having a fantastic sale on sweaters, and the sportswear…

Humor 17/02/14

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Valentine’s Gift Jim asked Tony if he'd gotten his wife anything for Valentine's Day.…

Cookie problem, Directions, Name Please

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Cookie problem A calorie-conscious woman drove past a bakery and saw some gorgeous…

Peter Howe (A Novel and Testimony)


The Target takes snippets and highlighted events from the Howe family's lives. Following a time line, it illustrates the challenges, trials and tragedies they faced, including the death of their two sons. This book gives a commentary of how the earthly and heavenly realms affect each other.Peter however, weaves Christian fiction into the different aspects of his own true personal journey.

Their faith developed and grew throughout all the tragedies they experienced, and blossomed into the life they now live serving God and ministering to others.


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Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom

Lê jou daarop toe om jou tot beskikking van God te stel as 'n arbeider wat die goedkeuring van God wegdra, 'n arbeider wat hom vir sy werk nie hoef te skaam nie, wat die woord van die waarheid suiwer verkondig. (2 Timoteus 2:15 Afr83)


Die arm van die Here is nie te kort om te help nie en sy oor is nie te doof om te hoor nie. JESAJA 59:1

Inspirational Quote

Inspirational Quote

"The Holy Scriptures are our letters from home." St. Augustine of Hippo

Inspirational Quote

"Salt, when dissolved in water, may disappear, but it does not cease to exist. We can be sure of its presence by tasting the water. Likewise, the indwelling Christ, though unseen, will be made evident to others from the love which he imparts to us." — Sadhu Sundar Singh

Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts

Ottors sleep while holding hands (paws)

Interesting Facts #946

You cannot think of an English word to rhyme with the word “month” because there isn’t one.

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Humor Quotes

Humor Quote

On your birthday, send a thank you card to your mom.

Valentines day

If it is not Valentines day and you see a man in a flower shop, you can probably start up a conversation by asking, 'What did you do?'