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Contributed on May 10, 2021
I read an article recently about church planting and the author talked about all of the humanitarian things that result from doing so. It got me to thinking: is church planting what Jesus really wants if it’s going to following the humanitarian model?
The message today is titled “Why we are here.” I’m not asking a question, as you can see, but making a statement of purpose. Now I’m not talking about why we are here at this church. Well, at least not directly. I’m talking about why those of us who call ourselves Christian, who are born again and ...read more
Contributed on Apr 7, 2021
This is not a message about homosexuality. This message is much broader than that. It’s about a false doctrine or belief in the Body of Christ that is a lie. Part of the message is personal and you can also personalize it from your life experiences.
Is God your co-pilot? – Part 3 Several years ago I watched an episode of ESPN’s 30-30, a program that looks at the history of collegiate and professional athletics. This particular episode looked at college football in the 1980s. If you are not a college football fan, then the name Marcus DuPree ...read more
Contributed on Mar 9, 2021
Many times we face unexpected disappointments, especially when we have been praying and it seems like our prayers are not being answered. What should be our response now?
Tonight, we’re going to look at a familiar passage of scripture – Jeremiah 29. And the message tonight has three parts. The first part will be encouragement. The second part is going to be a reminder. And the third part is going to be a challenge. In Jeremiah 29 we know the background for this ...read more
Contributed on Mar 1, 2021
This is the second message in the series that looks at what Christians say about issues and then compares them to what God says about them in scripture.
Would you please open your bibles to John 5:30? Jesus says “I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.” Now turn to Ephesians 5:1. Paul writes “Be ye therefore followers of God, as ...read more
Contributed on Feb 15, 2021
This message is the first in a series that will provide line upon line teaching that address issues and questions in which the body of Christ should be in complete agreement but are not.
Would you please open your bibles to Mark 10? This is where we will start. But first, let me introduce you to our subject for today. Robert L. Scott was a fighter pilot back in World War II. But, at the start of the war, he piloted transport planes that delivered freight over The Hump into ...read more
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Contributed on Jul 25, 2018
As a child, before my brothers and sisters and I would sit down for breakfast, we would ask our father what we could do to please him so that he would let us eat breakfast. He’d tell us. If we wanted lunch money for school we would ask our father what would please him. He’d tell us. At supper time, ...read more
Contributed on Jul 1, 2018
One Saturday morning a minister was busily trying to prepare his sermon under the most difficult conditions. It was a rainy day, and his young son was restless and bored, with little to do. Finally, in desperation, the minister picked up an old magazine and thumbed through it until he came to a ...read more
Contributed on Jun 25, 2018
Whenever a city was conquered in the ancient world, the type of animal the victorious king would ride as he entered a defeated town would make all the difference in the world to the people. If he was seated on a horse, the city was doomed; it was a sign that he had come in war, riding his ...read more
Contributed on Jun 22, 2018
A little girl was walking through the hallway of her home and she came to the place where they had a cellar door, It was one of those trapdoors on hinges, and it was open. She looked down into the darkness, heard a noise down there, and said, “Who’s down there?” And her daddy said, “It’s me, ...read more