Benny's church

Guiding Light Community Church
N. Ft. Myers, Florida 33903

About Benny
  • Education: Florida Baptist Theological College (Now Baptist College of FL-Bachelor’s Degree Andersonville Baptist Seminary-Master’s Degree St. Luke’s Evangelical School of Biblical Studies-Doctorate Degrees in Biblical Studies, Ministry, and Divinity
  • Experience: I am an ordained Southern Baptist Pastor, but I currently serve as Associate Pastor of a United Methodist Church.
  • Family: Married-Wife (Cyndi) Children (3) - Lisa, Jerry, & Danny (all grown and gone) 6 Grandchildren
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She is very supportive, but if I have a bad one...she tells me!
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Be Brief, Baby, Be Brief (the 5 B’s of preaching)
  • Books that have had an impact: Anything by Max Lucado
  • Hobbies: Reading
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Newest Sermons

  • God Empowers You

    Contributed on May 29, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    This is a Chrysalis sermon that can be given to both boys and girls. The talk is about the empowering of God in our lives. There are various texts used throughout.

    The word empower means to give authority to, to authorize, or to allow. So you can say that God allows, authorizes, or gives us the authority to live a Christ like life. Good morning, I’m Pastor Benny Anthony, and the title of this talk is “God Empowers You.” In the God Designed You talk we more

  • God's Gift To You

    Contributed on May 8, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    This is a Chrysalis Clergy Talk. It is used for both the boys & girls flight.

    How many of you like to receive gifts? I’m sure we all do. Today I would like to talk with you about some of the ways we celebrate the gift of God’s presence with us. Hello my name is Rev. Benny Anthony, and the title of this talk is “God’s Gift to You.” What was the best gift that you ever more

  • Prevenient Grace

    Contributed on May 8, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    This is a Walk to Emmaus Clergy Talk.

    Please turn to page 52 in your Worship Book and join me in the Prayer to the Holy Spirit. Good morning, my name is Benny Anthony, and I took Gulf Coast Emmaus Walk #67, where I sat at the table of Peter. I worship and serve at NFMUMC. The title of this talk is Prevenient Grace. If you have more

  • Obstacles To Grace

    Contributed on May 8, 2007
    based on 14 ratings

    This is a Walk to Emmaus Sermon that I gave at a Men’s Walk. Various texts used throughout.

    As I was preparing this talk I was reminded of someone who truly had great obstacles to grace. How many of you know who John Newton was? Well, let me tell you something about him. He was born in the summer of 1725, in the city of London, England. His mother was a devout member of the more

  • God Loves You

    Contributed on May 8, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    This is a Chrysalis Clergy Talk. The Scripture references are varied throughout the talk.

    In Max Lucado’s book No Wonder They Call Him Savior, he tells this story. Longing to leave her poor Brazilian neighborhood, Christina wanted to see the world. Discontent at home only on a pallet on the floor, a washbasin, and a wood burning stove, she dreamed of a better life in the city. One more