Category Archives: words for the week

Instant Messaging: What the Kids Type and Mean

Do you know what your kids or grandkids are saying when they use instant messaging? Of course not! They have a code that’s intended to leave you in the dark. This is an old list from Kim Komando, but for … Continue reading

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Measuring Success

This week’s Words for the Week are from Brett Blair, founder and owner of Sermons.com which has the largest subscriber base of any sermon and worship prep service in the world. The website offers annual memberships and clergy from all … Continue reading

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Changing the Standard

Our Words for the Week this time around come from Alan Smith and his Thought For The Day. Conductor to orchestra at the beginning of a rehearsal: “Please get your pencils out … we have some marking to do on … Continue reading

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Crowning Himself

Words for the Week to ponder. It is said Napoleon, after bringing much of Europe to his knees, proclaimed himself emperor. He ordered Pope Pius VII to be present to present the crown. However, his pride was so great he … Continue reading

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Excellence

Our words to share this week come from John William Gardner, 1912-2002, psychologist, U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare. Some people have greatness thrust upon them. Few have excellence thrust upon them — they achieve it. They do not … Continue reading

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Less Than a Second

Here’s some words for the week to ponder. As a high school basketball coach, John Wooden created a “thank you” rule for his players. Every time a player scored, he was required to acknowledge the person on the team who’d … Continue reading

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How Small/Big Is Your God?

Dick Innes of Acts International provides us with this week’s Words for the Week. Many people write to Acts International needing counseling for personal problems. Many, too, are seeking answers to questions about God that many of us struggle with … Continue reading

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