Change

Prayer Produces Life Change (illustration)

“To pray is to change. Prayer is the central avenue God uses to transform us. If we are unwilling to change, we will abandon prayer as a noticeable characteristic of our lives. The closer we come to the heartbeat of God the more we see our need and the more we desire to be …

When Railroads Were First Introduced (illustration)

When the railroads were first introduced to the U.S., some folks feared that they’d be the downfall of the nation! Here’s an excerpt from a letter to then President Jackson dated January 31, 1829: As you may know, Mr. President, ‘railroad’ carriages are pulled at the enormo …

An Old Woman Gets on An Elevator (illustration)

An old man from the back mountains of Tennessee found himself one day in a large city, for the first time standing outside an elevator. He watched as an old, haggard woman hobbled on, and the doors closed. A few minutes later the doors opened and a young, attractive woman marched …

Prayer Changes The One Who is Praying (illustration)

Prayer to God has the power and the ability to set things in motion in the spiritual realm. But more often than not the prayers to God have the power to change the one who is praying. We pray and our eyes are opened to the spiritual dimension and we get a spiritually renewe …

How Ivy League Princeton Apostasized (illustration)

How Ivy League Princeton Apostasized - In its charter it insisted faculty be “convinced of the necessity of a religious experience for salvation.” But it was not required of students. How did they yield? Not by the presidents; every president from its 1746 founding to …

Do You Want to Be More Like Jesus? (illustration)

Mike was a leader among students. He had everything: a contagious personality, athletic ability, good looks, and natural appeal. Everybody wanted to be around Mike. But a few years after college, Mike suffered a brain hemorrhage, and, as a result, he lost everything: his handsome …