Sermon Illustrations

Home > Sermon Illustrations

"A Beautiful Mind": Loving the Unlovable

The movie A Beautiful Mind tells the story of John Nash, a brilliant mathematician whose career and life were crippled by schizophrenia. Nash taught at MIT and went on to win the Nobel Prize for his theory of the dynamics of human conflict as it relates to economics.

WLRN Public Radio and Television wrote in a press release:

At the height of his career, after a decade of remarkable mathematical accomplishments, Nash suffered a breakdown. The 30-year-old MIT professor interrupted a lecture to announce he was on the cover of Life magazine—disguised as the pope. He claimed that foreign governments were communicating with him through ...

sermon illustration Preview

This sermon illustration is available to members only.

To continue reading:

Rating & Reviews

Average User Rating: Not rated

No comments

Please to rate and review this sermon illustration. Or subscribe now for full access.

Related Sermon Illustrations

"Fireproof": Being Christ-like to Our Spouses

Fireproof is the story of Caleb and Kathryn Holt, a couple that is considering divorce after seven years of marriage. In one last attempt to salvage their marriage, Caleb's father ...

[ Read More ]
Dealing with the Cow-pie-ridden Fields of Marriage

Dealing with the Cow-pie-ridden Fields of Marriage

In his book This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence, pastor and author John Piper offers a memorable analogy for dealing with the highs and lows of marriage:

Picture your marriage ...
[ Read More ]

More Sermon illustrations

Related videos

There are currently no related videos.

More videos

Print this pageShopping CartHelpMy Account