perspective of hope, encouragement and exhortation.
IDEAS THAT WORK!
my adult life I have dealt with allergies and nasal congestion. When I
get a cold I tend to get all blocked up and can't breathe through my
Several years ago I tried the nasal strips and found they helped me breathe better at night. This is a
band-aid type strip that when placed on the exterior of the nose opens
the nasal passage up to relieve congestion. These are the same strips now seen
on many football players and other athletes, presumably to help them as
they physically exert themselves.
This got me pondering as to whether there might be other uses for the strips and I came up with these suggestions. The following is humor and is not to be taken
Perhaps they would be helpful for the preacher and
give greater liberty and power in preaching. Some may even determine it leads to a greater anointing.
- Musicians may use the strips and the church's music ministry would
improve. Perhaps purchase color-coordinated ones to match the choir robes.
- Encourage those who tend to fall asleep in church to use the strips,
particularly those that are prone to snoring, especially the double
Include the nasal strip in the visitor’s packet. People may very
well appreciate it more than the customary pen that is so often
Due to volume buying you may be able to purchase the strips with your
church name on
them and this will remind your guests that your church really does
using the strips as a witnessing aid using the WWJD theme. Why
hide your faith on a sissified bracelet under your sleeve when you
can boldly proclaim it right on your nose!
- For a more humorous use, in very small letters, proclaim on the strip,
“In case of rapture this nose will disappear.”
- Those of us
with larger noses may actually have ones with Scripture verses on
them upside down so that we can read them through the day and as an aid to memorizing Scripture.
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