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Sermons View all 67 sermons

Jeff Strite avatar
The Food Of Faith
Shared by: Jeff Strite on Sep, 2007
Summary: Jesus didn’t need the 5 loaves and 2 fish to feed the multitude. So, why did He tell His disciples to feed the 5000 with food they didn’t have?
based on 94 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 14:14-21
Views: 13,283
Michael Deutsch avatar
Caged or Uncaged
Shared by: Michael Deutsch on Feb, 2009
Summary: Have we become tamed and placed within a cage? Or are we willing to risk and move beyond our comfort zones?
Scripture: Mark 10:17-22
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 749
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Sent Out
Shared by: Kevin Ruffcorn on Jul, 2010
Summary: Jesus sends his followers out into the plentiful harvest. We along with the early disciples are called to prepare the way for Jesus and to carry out his ministry on earth--and in the United States.
Series: Pentcost
Scripture: Luke 10:1-20
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 1,065
Joseph Smith avatar
The Father: Reaching Into the Pockets
Shared by: Joseph Smith on Aug, 2010
Summary: The waiting father reaches deep into the reservoirs of love, extending compassion to his wayward son. So we also as parents must seek not to control but to guide and then be ready for forgiveness.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Luke 15:11-32
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 525
Joseph Smith avatar
If You Want Joy
Shared by: Joseph Smith on Mar, 2010
Summary: Genuine joy comes after we do what Christ bids us do, and is grounded in our relationship to Him. In fact, the real issue is not our joy but His.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Luke 10:1-21
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,360

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Missing the Circus
Shared By: Ryan Johnson on Mar 6, 2002
Summary: MISSING THE CIRCUS A little boy who lived far out in the country in the late 1800s had reached the age of twelve and had never in all his life seen a circus. You can imagine his excitement, when one day a poster went up at school announcing that ...
Category: Humor
based on 303 ratings
Scripture: John 10:1-10
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The Emperor and the Seed
Shared By: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 18, 2002
Summary: THE EMPEROR AND THE SEED Once there was an emperor in the Far East who was growing old and knew it was coming time to choose his successor. Instead of choosing one of his assistants or one of his own children, he decided to do something different...
Category: Stories
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Leaders and Followers
Shared By: Darren Ethier on May 7, 2002
Summary: LEADERS AND FOLLOWERS S. I. McMillen, in his book "None of These Diseases," tells a story of a young woman who wanted to go to college, but her heart sank when she read the question on the application blank that asked, "Are you a leader?" Being b...
Category: Humor
based on 206 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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The Law of the Pendulum
Shared By: Steven Dow on Jul 17, 2002
Summary: THE LAW OF THE PENDULUM In college a student was asked to prepare a lesson to teach his speech class. He was to be graded on creativity and ability to drive home a point in a memorable way. The title of his talk was, “The Law of the Pendulum.” ...
Category: Stories
based on 188 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
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The African Impala Can Jump To A Height Of Over ...
Shared By: Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: The African impala can jump to a height of over 10 feet and cover a distance of greater than 30 feet. Yet these magnificent creatures can be kept in an enclosure in any zoo with a 3-foot wall. The animals will not jump if they cannot see where their...
Category: Quotes
based on 100 ratings
Scripture: none

Articles View all 2 articles

preaching article John Piper: God Doesn't Take Risks
John Piper: God Doesn't Take Risks
Shared By: John Piper on September 17, 2011
Summary: "It is hard to exaggerate how important it is for the mission of the church...to have a fully biblical vision of the greatness and the sovereignty and the glory of God."
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:31
preaching article 8 Reasons Why Some Churches Never Grow
8 Reasons Why Some Churches Never Grow
Shared By: Perry Noble on January 15, 2014
Summary: A New Year's checklist of what not to do.

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media The Threshold
The Threshold
Type: Video Illustration
Shared By: Journey Box Media on April 11, 2014
Summary: Each of us can think of a time when we were faced with an important choice. ‘The Threshold’ connects with those moments of indecision and, using John 5:24, encourages viewers to follow Jesus with all of their hearts, as well as their steps.
media Maybe We're Supposed to Run
Maybe We're Supposed to Run
Type: Video Illustration
Shared By: Tim Kressin on January 15, 2014
Summary: Is this really what Christianity is about? Are we really all supposed to be walking around? Maybe we need to get passionate, and be on fire. Maybe we are supposed to be radical. Maybe we are supposed to run. This is a good conversation starter for anyone looking to talk about outreach, about Christianity basics, about how to be a Christian, and how the Church should be.
media Routine
Type: Video Illustration
Shared By: Tim Kressin on January 15, 2014
Summary: A simple video that can be used as a conversation starter about how God wants us to live our life. How fulfilling is our day to day routine? Is it what God would want our routine to be? Should we focus on changing it up, living more passionately and getting more from each and every day?
media Endless Possibilities
Endless Possibilities
Type: Video Illustration
Shared By: Floodgate Productions on December 23, 2013
Summary: Whether last year was a good or bad one, what if we refused to let it define us?! When we place our trust in God, endless possibilities await for the new year.
media Leaving The Comfort Zone
Leaving The Comfort Zone
Type: PowerPoint Template
Shared By: SermonCentral on August 1, 2012
Summary: Encourage your congregation to take risks for the sake of the kingdom.