Michelle Crouch — When I was a new minister…

When I was a new minister, a seasoned minister came into my office. She said, “How’s your day going?” I said, “I am so frustrated. I have the newsletter to work on, my sermon to write, and all these other things to do- but people keep calling with all these interruptions.” She said, “The interruptions are your ministry. The rest is just paperwork.”
Michelle Crouch


Unknown — As the minister stepped up to the pulpit…

As the minister stepped up to the pulpit he discovered to his chagrin that he had forgotten his sermon notes. As it was too late to send someone for them, he turned to the congregation and said, by way of apology, that this morning he should have to depend upon the Lord for what he might say, but that for the evening service, he would be better prepared.

Unknown

Soren Kierkegaard — Every Sunday…

Every Sunday the ducks waddle out of their houses and waddle down Main Street to their church. They waddle into the sanctuary and squat in their proper pews. The duck choir waddles in and takes its place, then the duck minister comes forward and opens the duck Bible. He reads to them: “Ducks! God has given you wings! With wings you can fly! With wings you can mount up and soar like eagles. No walls can confine you! No fences can hold you! You have wings. God has given you wings and you can fly like birds!” All the ducks shouted, “Amen!” And they all waddled home.
Soren Kierkegaard

D. L. Moody — One day a lady criticized D. L. Moody…

One day a lady criticized D. L. Moody for his methods of evangelism in attempting to win people to the Lord.  Moody’s reply was “I agree with you.  I don’t like the way I do it either.  Tell me, how do you do it?”  The lady replied, “I don’t do it.”  Moody retorted, “Then I like my way of doing it better than your way of not doing it.”
D. L. Moody