These stories are used with permission from Signs Publishing Company. More of these stories can be found in these collections: Ordinary People—Extraordinary God, Ordinary People—Faithful God, and Ordinary People—Generous God
However, as the months progressed, he became disillusioned and began to consider whether he wanted to continue working in heavy industry. Over the years, an interest in computers had been sparked by the operation of Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) machinery and he had enhanced his knowledge of computers by taking classes in his own time.
It was during the Depression that a young pastor by the name of Tom Bradley knocked on the door of a farmhouse, about 12 kilometres from Parkes in New South Wales. Tom was wearing the typical garb of the pastor during the depression years--a well-worn dark suit, whitish shirt and tattered tie.
I have had more than my fair share of "miracles" or seemingly "impossible coincidences," and they are certainly amazing--but the things that are harder to explain are the miracles that are intangible and hard to quantify. These intangibles are probably more common in all our lives and are vastly important.