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  • Bo Dunford

    Contributing sermons since Dec 5, 2000
Bo's church

Cross Hill Community Church
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303

About Bo
  • Education: I have a Bachelor of Theology after attending the Beaver Creek Bible Institute for four years. I graduated March, 2001.
  • Experience: I pastored my First Church in Kinston, NC for 4 years, 1983-1987. I left there and came back home and pastored Trinity FWB Church from 1987-1988 and then moved to Simpsonville, SC and pastored the First FWB Church there from 1988-1990. I left there and went back to work until the Lord laid on my heart to start a work in 1995, the Faith FWB Church. We later changed our name to Cross Hill Community Church.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Hope they bless them as much as they have me!
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: "Get In Your Place" by Pastor David Carter of Valley Falls FWB Church. God used him to help me get in God’s will!
  • One of my favorite illustrations: I’ve got too many favorites to type them all down.
  • Family: I am married to my beautiful wife, Libby. We have 7 children and 28 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren. We praise the Lord for all His blessings.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: Both my parents are waiting in heaven on me.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She always tells me that they bless her and help her, but she is also my best critic. Thank God for that.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Preach it straight with a whole lot of love.
  • Books that have had an impact: The Prayer Of Jabez, Paul, A Man Of Grace And Grit
  • Hobbies: Reading, Golf and Fishing
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: # 1 - I’d assure my family that I am saved. # 2 - I’d share with everybody where I’ll live forever, in heaven # 3 - I’d appeal to the lost to get saved
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: I preached a whole sermon with my "fly" open.
  • What I want on my tombstone: I Love Jesus
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  • I Choose To Forgive - Part 4

    Contributed on Jan 11, 2020

    Life's Choices

    MATTHEW 6:14-15 “I CHOOSE TO FORGIVE – PART 4” A) We are the followers of Christ, and our Lord has commanded us to stay busy in this matter of forgiveness. * Look at a quick review of Jesus’ teaching on the subject – Jesus on Forgiveness ....... * Mark 11:25 ....... Luke 6:37 ....... more

  • I Choose To Forgive - Part 3

    Contributed on Jan 11, 2020

    Life's Choices

    MATTHEW 6:14-15 “I CHOOSE TO FORGIVE – PART 3” A) If you’re wondering how to heal the past and get some forward momentum going, the answer is without a doubt, forgiveness. * I know you’ve heard that word before, but don’t knock it until you have really tried it according to the more

  • I Choose To Forgive - Part 2

    Contributed on Jan 11, 2020

    Life's Choices

    MATTHEW 6:14-15 “I CHOOSE TO FORGIVE – PART 2” A) Let me remind you of something that is very important in this message, and that is, if I am ever to forgive someone, I have to make a decision – It’s a choice. * It is not our human nature to forgive someone who has deeply hurt us. * We have more

  • I Choose To Forgive - Part 1

    Contributed on Jan 11, 2020

    Life's Choices

    A) What I want to talk about this morning is something that I have had a hard time admitting, and that is, I have a limited capacity – I’ve made a list ....... * I cannot do it all ... I can’t say it all ... I can’t be it all ... I can’t fix it all ... I can’t solve it all ... I can’t more

  • Addicted To God

    Contributed on Jan 11, 2020

    The word that I want to focus on is the word addicted.

    1 CORINTHIANS 16:15 “ADDICTED TO GOD” A) The word that I want to focus on tonight is the word addicted. * The Greek word is “etaxan” (e’-tax-an) and means to devote or to give of oneself ... Webster: Unable to give up a habit, strongly inclined. B) When you think about being an addict, then more

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  • A) A Wealthy Man Was Moving Into A New House And ...

    Contributed on Jan 21, 2009

    A) A wealthy man was moving into a new house and his next door neighbor just happened to be a Quaker … The Quakers, as you know, believe in simplicity and plainness of life! * The Quaker neighbor watched as the movers carted in numerous pieces of furniture, a great deal of clothing, and more

  • I Read A Story Of A Soldier In Wwi Who Was So ...

    Contributed on Jan 21, 2009

    *I read a story of a soldier in WWI who was so distraught with the war that he deserted! * Tried to find his way to the coast so he could catch a boat, make his way back home to England. * In the darkness of the night he stumbled on a road sign. * It was so dark and he was so lost, he had more

  • I've Learned The Meaning Of A Few Words That ...

    Contributed on Jan 15, 2007
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    * I’ve learned the meaning of a few words that women use from time to time. * For instance ... The word “Fine.” * This is the word women use to end an argument when they are right and you need to shut up. C) “Five Minutes.” * If she is getting dressed, this is half an hour! * Five more

  • An Anonymous Story Which I Have Read Several ...

    Contributed on Jan 25, 2006
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    An anonymous story which I have read several times is a supreme example of sacrifice! * It has challenged me and blessed my life and I’d like to pass it on to you to close this message. B) In a very large city there was a little newspaper boy, whose name was Johnny! * Early one chilly spring more

  • A Wife Went With Her Friend To The Police Station ...

    Contributed on Apr 15, 2005
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    A wife went with her friend to the police station to report that her husband was missing! * When the policeman asked for a description, she said, “He’s 6 foot 2, has deep blue eyes, dark wavy hair, athletic build, well-groomed and sharply dressed, weighs 185 pounds .......” * “He’s more