Weekly Bulletin


January 09, 2011

What For?

Alan Smith recalls seeing a body builder who appeared on the Merv Griffin show a number of years ago. When he got on stage, the body builder stepped forward and flexed a series of well-defined...


January 02, 2011

He Died For Them

David Nanney planned to return home to Baltimore, Maryland, on December 18 to spend the holidays with his family and friends, but he didn’t make it. Nanney had come to Denver to attend the Colorado...


December 19, 2010

The Secret

“Tom Harken had a secret,” writes Keith Wishum. “An embarrassing one that he’d kept hidden for decades – even from his own children.” By almost anyone’s standards, Harken was successful. Happily married with a family,...


December 12, 2010

The Giving Pledge

The Giving Pledge is a philanthropic campaign led by two billionaires, investor Warren Buffett and Microsoft founder Bill Gates, in which other billionaires are asked to give away at least half their wealth during their...


December 06, 2010

With My Whole Heart

David said, “With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments” (Psa. 119:10). Many religious folks talk about “heart-felt” faith and about seeking after God “with all my...


November 21, 2010

The Amazing Unity of the Bible

Imagine asking an actress from Hollywood, a farmer from Oklahoma, and a restaurant manager from Alabama to write an essay about the causes of the Civil War. Even though they would all write at the...


November 14, 2010

Miserable Millionaire

An Austrian millionaire decided to get rid of his millions. Karl Rabeder owned a $2.2 million lakeside villa in the Alps, a farmhouse on 42 acres in France, 6 gliders, and an Audi A8. But...


November 07, 2010

Giving Thanks

On Friday evenings about sunset, on a lonely stretch along the eastern Florida seacoast, one could regularly see an old man walking — white-haired, bushy eye-browed, slightly bent.  Each and every Friday night, until his...


October 31, 2010

Congregations, Banks and Interest

“We have a member in the congregation who thinks we cannot scripturally accept interest from the bank on money in the church bank (checking) account. Can you comment on this matter, please?” (Tennessee) Money DOES...


October 24, 2010

First Things First

Keeping our priorities in their proper order is difficult. (Marilyn, for example, does not understand that some ball games are more important yard work.) In business, some matters take precedence over others. The same is...


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