STUCK IN YESTERDAY
February 1st, 2023
The Upward Look, by Jon ForrestStuck in YesterdayShe may have missed the point of New Year’s Resolutions. With an eagerness to make some changes in the area of financial habits, the lady called her cr...
A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
January 24th, 2023
The Upward Look, by Jon ForrestA LIGHT IN THE DARKNESSIn the September of 2002 issue of Focus on the Family Magazine, the following article was included titled "A Light in the Darkness" by Christin Di...
THE COAT OF CHRIST
January 18th, 2023
The Upward Look, by Jon ForrestWEARING HIS COATMany years ago, an evangelist by the name of Jakov arrived at a village in Serbia. He met an elderly man there named Cimmerman, and Jakov began to talk t...
January 11th, 2023
The Upward Look, by Jon ForrestPORCUPINE LOVEThe woodland creature known as the porcupine weighs 15-20 pounds. This primarily nocturnal animal gets its name from the Latin word for pig and the French ...
January 4th, 2023
The Upward Look, by Jon ForrestMISSION POSSIBLEA man was stumbling through the woods, totally drunk, when he came upon a preacher baptizing people in the river. He proceeded to walk into the water and...
December 21st, 2022
The Upward Look, by Jon ForrestEnduring HopeThere is a story about how the caverns north of Yellowstone National Park were discovered. As the story goes, one of the original explorers was walking alon...
TAKE JESUS WITH YOU
December 13th, 2022
The Upward Look, by Jon ForrestTake Jesus With You It was the day after Christmas at a church in San Francisco. Pastor Mike was looking at the nativity scene outside when he noticed the baby Jesus was...
THE LIGHT OF HOPE
December 7th, 2022
The Upward Look, by Jon ForrestThe Light of HopeThe night Jesus was born, Luke tells us that there were shepherd’s watching their flocks by night. You can’t imagine how dark it was on that hillside on...
AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY
November 22nd, 2022
The Upward Look, by Jon ForrestAn American Tragedy & ThanksgivingOn this day, November 22, 1963, my second-grade class at Fletcher Elementary School in Fletcher, Oklahoma was returning from recess on ...
November 16th, 2022
The Upward Look, by Jon ForrestThanksgiving HumorA lady purchased a parrot whose previous owner had taught him profanity and decided that she would reform him. The parrot learned a number of Christian...
CONNECTED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT
November 9th, 2022
The Upward Look, by Jon ForrestConnected by the Holy SpiritA man was out on walk when he saw another man about to throw himself from a bridge into the river. He ran over to save him. "Why do you want ...
BREATH OF GOD
November 1st, 2022
The Upward Look, by Jon ForrestBreath of GodA pastor was visiting a congregation in California. He found a stirring red and orange banner on the wall. "Come Holy Spirit. Hallelujah!" it declared in wo...