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Do You Trust Him?

The sky is dark. Sudden waves of water tilt up our sailing vessel until we see nothing but sky and then downward until we see nothing but blue. I learned this about sailing: there is nothing swell about a swell! Eyes turned first to the thunderclouds, then to the captain. We looked to him. He was…

Moral Absolutes

When I was nine years old, I complimented a friend’s model airplane. He said, “I stole it!” He could tell I was stunned because he asked, “Do you think that was wrong?” When I told him I did, he answered simply, “It may be wrong for you, but it’s not wrong for me. I know the owner. He’s rich…I’m…

We Are All Beggars

We are all beggars in need of bread. “Give us this day our daily bread,” we pray. (Matthew 6:11). You may prefer, “We are all hungry, in need of bread.” Such a phrase certainly has more dignity than the word beggar. Who wants to be called a beggar? After all, didn’t you create the ground in which…



Op Oujaarsaand 2011 ontaard ’n lekker familiebraai in ’n skokkende nagmerrie toe ’n bottel vuuraanstekerjel in ’n pa se hande ontplof en op sy dogtertjie beland. Met 80% brandwonde gee dokters vir die 2½-jarige Pippie Kruger net ’n 10% kans op oorlewing. Pippie vertel op hartroerende wyse van die…

Onder ewige vlerke

Onder ewige vlerke bevat die laaste oordenkings wat Izak de Villiers oor sy geliefde Psalms geskryf het. Gebede, gedigte, ander wyshede uit sy vorige boeke, asook huldeblyke en foto's uit sy persoonlike fotoalbum maak hierdie bundel 'n merkwaardige afsluiting van die lewe van 'n merkwaardige…

God was daar

God was daar
’n Mens vra so maklik: “Waar is God?” Veral wanneerjy seer het, of bang of paniekerig voel ... En dikwels besef mense eers agtená: “Maar God wasregtig dáár!”God was dáár ... is saamgestel deur bekende TV- en radio-persoonlikheid Benescke Janse van Rensburg. In hierdie inspirerende boek sal lesers…

Inspirational Stories


Keep On Singing

Like any good mother, when Karen found out that another baby was on the way, she did what she could to help her 3-year-old son, Michael, prepare for a new sibling. They found out…


Pawhuska, Oklahoma - Sometime between midnight and 1:30 in the morning on October 3, Tracy (Ali) Tuller, 23-month-old daughter of Shanna and Robert Tuller, crawled out of her bed…
Blood of Jesus

Precious Blood…

One night, during a church service, a young woman felt the tug of God at her heart. She responded to God’s call and accepted Jesus as her Lord and Saviour. The young woman had…

What To Do With A Dead Horse

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The tribal wisdom of the Dakota Indians, passed on from one generation to the next, says…

What do you make?

The dinner guests were sitting around the table discussing life. A CEO decided to explain…

The gifts of age

I love young people. I feel the same way as Archbishop Desmond Tutu who once said, "I…

Werk aan die innerlike jy (2)

God het die profeet Samuel gestuur om Israel se volgende koning te soek. Samuel het 'n…

How much are you worth?

The story is told of a man who computed his taxes for 1998 and discovered that he owed…

Look at the score

A young man named Steve Walker walked into Zig Ziglar's office years ago. A friend of his…

Afrikaanse Artikels


Verhoudings tel

Vreugde kom in klein porsies — soos in daardie koffie wat jy saam met 'n vriend drink. Of in 'n onbeplande kuier saam met iemand wat jy onverwags raakloop. Die lewe gaan oor…

In Our Weakness

"'But Lord,' Gideon asked, 'how can I save Israel? My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my family.'" - Judges 6:15 Once when he was to preach at the…


Hippies het almal blommetjies en VW Beetles vir vervoer, bergklimmers het berge en toue,…

Revenge of the Bread

You're going to think I'm making this up, but it really happened. We had a party and had…

Confessing sin

I heard a story about a husband who came home drunk late one night and snuck up the…

Bulhonde en poedels

Op 'n dag het 'n bulhond en 'n poedel hewig baklei. Die bulhond het die poedel gespot en…

Training disciples

Some time ago the youths wore bracelets with the letters “W W J D” standing for “What…

Artikels deur Johann de Jager


Hoe reageer jy?

‘n Paar jaar gelede kry ek vroegoggend, nog voor werk, ‘n oproep van iemand wat seker 10 jaar tevore vir my en Zelda sleg tenagekom het. Wat hy destyds gedoen het, is nie regtig belangrik nie. Hierdie persoon, het ons reeds lankal daarvoor vergewe,…

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…
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The best motivation

Something that really made me think today comes from one our our latest inspirational stories; I am learning that the best motivation, whether we want to accomplish a task, go back to school, start something new or kick a habit, usually comes from…

Oor ‘n Koppie Koffie (08/10/2008)

En toe raak ons net weg… En die e-posse kom in… Met een sentrale tema; “Is alles oraait?” Alles is (nou weer) oraait en jammer dat ons nie net ten minste ‘n epos uitgekry het om jou net in te lig nie. Ek en Zelda waardeer regtig elke persoon se…

Maak hulle dors.

Watter onseker tyd moes dit nie vir die vroeë kerk in Korinte gewees het nie. Nie net moes hulle 'n nuwe geestelike perspektief kry nie, maar hulle moes ook wegbreek uit die kultuur en die algemene leefwyse van daardie tyd. G'n wonder dat hulle 'n…

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…



Job application,…

Job application After I applied for jobs at both a library and a shoe store, my husband said he hoped that I'd get the one at the store. "It would be nice to have employee…

Midterm Exam /…

Midterm Exam The professor of a graduate-school class of gifted students included a HUGE amount of material on the midterm exam.Tension in the room built, people were sighing and…

"Kid Wisdom" /…

"Kid Wisdom" When your dad is mad and asks you, 'Do I look stupid?' Don't answer. Never tell your Mom her diet's not working. Stay away from prunes. Don't pull Dad's finger when…

Togetherness? / Flea / Gladys Dunn

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Togetherness? A Kansas tornado hit a farmhouse just before dawn one morning. It lifted…

Humor 07/11/12

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Proud Mom Mitchell, a kindergartener, practiced spelling with magnetic letters on the…

Prenatal Visit, No I can’t swim, Wallpapering Jobs

Humor and Cartoons 373 Super User
"Prenatal Visit" A couple was making their first visit to Dr. Mike Wilson prior to the…

Humor 20/02/13

Humor and Cartoons 439 Super User
Pizza delivery Pizza Delivery Kid: "Here's your pizza, sir!" Grouchy Customer: "What's…

Humor 28/07/13

Humor and Cartoons 359 Super User
Talking Clock While proudly showing off his new apartment to friends, a university…

Laziest Man / Sobriety Tests? / So Comforting!

Humor and Cartoons 487 Super User
Laziest Man A site foreman, displeased with the motivation of the men working for him,…

Two sides

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An English professor wrote the words, "woman without her man is nothing" on the…

"Horse Looking " / "Football Signals" / Not telling the truth

Humor and Cartoons 475 Super User
"Horse Looking " One day a man passed by a farm and saw a beautiful horse. Hoping to buy…

Helping Dad, Delivery, Bank account

Humor and Cartoons 416 Super User
Helping Dad Little Johnny to his mother: "Can I go outside and help Daddy put snow chains…

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)

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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?'