Category Archives: Communication

The Power of a Word of Praise

Benjamin West was a famous British artist in the 1700s. He also served as the president of the prestigious Royal Academy of Arts. He was especially known for his paintings of historical scenes. West first become aware of his artistic … Continue reading

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Let Me Illustrate

All these things Jesus spoke to the multitude in parables, and without a parable He did not speak to them… (Matthew 13:34) Yesterday I was once again reminded of the power of sermon illustrations. At the close of a funeral … Continue reading

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The Danger of Silence

There are a lot of old legends out there, stories that did or didn’t happen. One of them is the account of the destruction of an ancient city. In those days, the cities were surrounded by walls, and watchmen kept … Continue reading

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How to Recite the 23rd Psalm

Back in the day when orators were highly esteemed, a banquet was held for such a man. Following the banquet, he was asked to recite something for the pleasure of the guests. He agreed to do so and asked if … Continue reading

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Words

Kent Crockett tells the following story: “Years ago my wife and I recorded many of our family highlights using an 8mm home movie camera. We collected years of precious memories in numerous spools of film, which became antiquated after the … Continue reading

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Putting Out A Fire

Proverbs 26:20 is a verse that has rung true since the days of Solomon, the man who wrote it under the inspiration of God. As a matter of fact, it has rung true since the days of Adam and Eve. It says: “Where … Continue reading

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The Incredible Power of Showing Kindness

Dr. Caroline Geisel of the Kellogg Sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan tells the following story: “There came to the building where we lived and worked the cutest little pup I ever saw. We all fell in love with him. He … Continue reading

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Slander

Ray Donovan was the Secretary of Labor under President Reagan. His time in office was marked by a highly publicized case in which Donovan and six others were tried in New York on charges of larceny and fraud. Donovan and … Continue reading

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What About Communication in Marriage?

“Marriage” series: (post #7) It’s been said that problems in a marriage don’t become catastrophic until the couple can’t talk about them. It’s also been said that the most frightening sound in marriage is silence. The Bible certainly gives us … Continue reading

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