Posts Tagged ‘Encouragement’

Be A Blessing

June 21, 2017

There is an old chorus “Make Me A Blessing”. When you are a blessing to others by a phone call, text message, email, note or visit, you will find that not only do you give a blessing but you are the one who has been greatly blessed. The most wonderful blessing you can give anyone is to lead that person to Jesus.

Hebrews 13:16 But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

Out in the highways and byways of life,

  Many are weary and sad;

Carry the sunshine where darkness is rife,

  Making the sorrowing glad.


 Make me a blessing, make me a blessing,

Out of my life may Jesus shine;

Make me a blessing, O Savior, I pray,

  Make me a blessing to someone today.


Tell the sweet story of Christ and His love,

  Tell of His pow’r to forgive;

Others will trust Him if only you prove

  True, every moment you live.


Give as ’twas given to you in your need,

  Love as the Master loved you;

Be to the helpless a helper indeed,

  Unto your mission be true.

The Cross

June 16, 2017

1 Corinthians 1:18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.

Are You Humble?

June 11, 2017

James 4:10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

God Answers Prayer

February 28, 2017

God answers prayer. When you pray do you expect God to answer? Have you been obedient to His word? Do you take time with Him daily?

God loves you if you are born again into His family, He will answer.  We love to give gifts to our children. He loves to give to us, as long as we pray in His will. When the answer comes give Him the Praise and Glory.

If you have something that you would like the staff of SOS Events staff to pray for send the request to and we will pray for you.

Jeremiah 33:3 Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.

Defeat or Victory

February 23, 2017

Sometime things don’t work out as we plan. First, yesterday, the SOS Events van would not start and 3 of us were waiting for several hours for a tow truck in a shopping center when we were supposed to be decorating the Strawberry Festival booth. The van is now in a repair shop and the booth still needs to be finished. Then there was a training at a church and we were promised a room to train in but when we arrived the room was not available as promised. The only place left was the cafeteria where people came to eat the Wednesday night meal. So we set up in a corner of that noisy filled room and trained 6 people in spite of the confusion. We now have several new soul winners to work the Festival. The enemy tries to discourage but the Lord brings the victory if we keep on doing what He wants us to do no matter what the circumstances.

1 Corinthians 15:57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Love One Another

June 2, 2016

1 John 3:23 And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.

Everyday With Jesus

February 23, 2016

There is a short little song that can lift your spirits and help you realize how sweet it is to walk with Jesus everyday. He has saved us, is keeping us and is coming again to take us to be with Him forever. 

Every day with Jesus

Is sweeter than the day before

Every day with Jesus

I love Him more and more.

Jesus saves and keeps me

And He’s the one I’m waiting for

Every day with Jesus

Is sweeter than the day before

Acts 1:11 Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.


May 13, 2015

Do you have joy in your life? There is a recipe that does not fail.

JESUS first. OTHERS second. YOU last. JOY……

Sometimes we are tempted to complain and feel sorry for ourselves. The past 5 days have been spent in the hospital as Tom waits to be healed of an infection in his leg. What a great opportunity to practice the recipe for joy. He has had 4 roommates in these 5 days. Every one has been witnessed to and prayed for. 

All the nurses have been given tracts. One of them, Roxanne prayed to recieve JESUS as her Savior. Another sweet nurse, Gladys, is so excited to take information to her pastor. All eight doctors have heard Tom’s amazing testimony and have been given a tract.

Instead of long sad countenance each person who comes into the room is greeted with a smile from both Tom and Carolyn. Spreading joy brings joy.

Acts 20:24  But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.

Reason for Rejoicing

March 26, 2015

Rejoice! 18 more people will be in Heaven because God blesses faithful witnesses. Plant City Flea Market is bustling this time of year on Wednesday mornings. SOS Events volunteers are there just as the sun is coming up. Yesterday, eighteen people walked by the SOS booth, stopped, heard the gospel and trusted JESUS as their Savior.

There is rejoicing. The new converts are joyful, the soul winner is thrilled and even the Angels in Heaven rejoice also. God gives the increase. One sure cure for discouragement is to win someone to Christ.

Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain. Philippians 2:16

101 Salvation Stories

March 20, 2015

If you enjoy the salvation stories on this blog, you can purchase a copy of the book 101 Salvation Stories by Tom and Carolyn Curtis. The stories will encourage you to witness, make wonderful examples for sermons or Sunday School lessons. Most stories can be read or told in less than 2 minutes.

To get your copy for a donation of $10.00 contact SOS office. 813-494-7512 or email 

1 John 1:4    And these things write we unto you, that your joy may be full.