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  • Allen James

    Contributing sermons since Oct 19, 2009
Allen's church

West Bradenton Baptist Church
Bradenton, Florida 34209
941-748-6926

About Allen
  • Education: B.A. 1994 - Memphis State University, Memphis, Tennessee M.Div 2008 - Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth Texas
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: The goal is not to enhance Scripture - it speaks for itself.
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  • Lukewarm Living

    Contributed on Sep 29, 2011
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    Part 7 of 7 in our summer series exploring the letters to the 7 churches in Revelation 2-3. Today's final message in the series examines the letter to the Church at Laodicea.

    OPENING: Approach text with humility bc parts of our text VERY familiar. Pray today is that familiarity will not lead us to contentment. BC I believe God has a WORD for each of us today! READ REVELATION 3:14-22. BACKGROUND: Laodicea was located in the Lycus River Valley. Really was a ...read more

  • Hold On!

    Contributed on Sep 29, 2011
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    Part 6 of 7 in our summer series exploring the letters to the 7 churches in Revelation 2-3. Today's message examines the letter to the Church at Philadelphia.

    Opening: On the top of your notes... How many doors are in this room/sanctuary portion of the building? Don’t turn and count... just take a guess... write it down. (WB ~ 20/NR ~ 12). How do you know that? I’m told ppl who are bored w/ sermons count all types of things... pews... ...read more

  • A Comfortable Church

    Contributed on Sep 29, 2011
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    Part 5 of 7 in our summer series exploring the letters to the 7 churches in Revelation 2-3. Today's message examines the letter to the Church at Sardis.

    INTRODUCTION: Churches today are filled with people of all ages who assume the church exists primarily to HELP them. Consequently, most churches are concerned only with those who attend being “OKAY”. I. Christ’s CONNECTION with the Comfortable Church (v 1a) II. The ...read more

  • The Tragedy Of Tolerance

    Contributed on Sep 29, 2011
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    Part 4 of 7 in our summer series exploring the letters to the 7 churches in Revelation 2-3. Today's message examines the letter to the Church at Thyatira.

    Longest of 7 letters... written to church in smallest & prob least imp town. READ TEXT OPENING: What do you value? Americans values... individual freedom... a choice in education... the family... privacy... different in other cultures... INTRODUCTION: The values of GOD are not the values ...read more

  • Dangerous Times

    Contributed on Sep 29, 2011
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    Part 3 of 7 in our summer series exploring the letters to the 7 churches in Revelation 2-3. This message takes a deeper look at the church at Pergamum.

    OPENING: 3 middling churches - not bad/great - mid road. ea has faithful remnant w dec infl INTRODUCTION: The majority of American churches are not lacking for MORAL and SPIRITUAL instruction. We are lacking in our ability (note typo) to remain UNCONTAMINATED by the world as a church family. ...read more

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