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Contentment Sermon Illustrations Work

The Discontented Pig

Long, long ago a pig lived in a house at the edge of a village, and every day he worked in his garden. His was a most magnificent garden, and every year he won awards for producing the finest vegetables in the entire kingdom. However, after many years of tending his garden in good weather […]

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Contentment Honouring God Humility Sermon Illustrations Vocation Work

I Love My Garbage Man

I had been working much too long on this job. I guess things could have been worse. I certainly wasn’t doing hard labor. But going door to door asking questions as a representative of the federal government wasn’t the most satisfying position either. It was August. It was hot. I had to wear a tie. […]

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Boundaries Family Parenting Priorities Sermon Illustrations Work

Can I Buy Some of Your Time

A businessman who worked very long hours arrived home one evening to find his 7 year old son waiting for him at the door. “Daddy?” “Yeah?” replied the man. “Daddy, how much money do you make an hour? “Well son, I don’t really think that’s any business of yours” the man said. “Please daddy, please […]