Contributors
  • Bob Hager

    Contributing sermons since Apr 5, 2001
Bob's church

First United Methodist Church
Marked Tree, Arkansas 72365
870-358-2991

About Bob
  • Education: B.A. Pan American University M.Div Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • Experience: Served as United Methodist Pastor for 23 years serving congregations in Scranton, PA, Rogers, Greenbrier, Hoxie, Norphlet and Marked Tree, Arkansas.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Separate the wheat from the chaff
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Series of sermons on the stewardship of our lives
  • Family: Wife, Carol Three sons; Jeff, Mark and Justin
  • What my parents think of my sermons: no longer living
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: Endures them
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Preaching is truth through personality
  • Books that have had an impact: Mere Christianity Life Together Wounded Healer Pastoral Theology
  • Hobbies: computers photography golfing
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: It’s all about grace
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: Forgot to bring my Bible to vesper service on the lake and had to borrow a Catholic version of one of the campers.
  • What I want on my tombstone: He loved people
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  • When The Body Moves The Funerals Over

    Contributed on Mar 30, 2002
    based on 67 ratings
     | 2,533 views

    The resurrection is a past event with continuing effects on the present and future.

    A letter came from Health and Human Services to a resident of Greenville County, South Carolina: "Your food stamps will be stopped, effective March 1992, because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if your circumstances change." In a business meeting we were ...read more

  • Whats Love Got To Do With It?

    Contributed on May 20, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 13,654 views

    Love is primarily an action not a feeling

    A man looked up from his hospital bed and said to his wife: "You’ve always been with me when I have had trouble. When I lost my shirt in a poor investment you were there. When I had the car accident you were with me. I got fired and you were there. I’ve come to the conclusion, that you’re bad ...read more

  • The So What Of The Resurrection

    Contributed on Apr 26, 2001
    based on 127 ratings
     | 3,297 views

    Belief in the resurrection carries with it implicastions for the way we live out our lives.

    The Call to Worship had just been pronounced starting Easter Sunday Morning service in an East Texas church. The choir started its processional, singing "Up from the Grave He Arose" as they marched in perfect step down the center aisle to the front of the church. The last lady was wearing shoes ...read more

  • From Doubt To Faith

    Contributed on Apr 26, 2001
    based on 106 ratings
     | 3,832 views

    Highlights the difference between a healthy skepticism and cynicism

    If I were to mention the names of certain Biblical characters to you and asked you to write down the first word that comes into your mind, it is doubtful that many of you would come up with similar words. If I were to mention the name of Judas many of you would write down the word betray or ...read more

  • Skepticism Or Cynicism

    Contributed on Apr 26, 2001
    based on 77 ratings
     | 1,620 views

    Our doubts can lead us to faith or away from faith.

    If I were to mention the names of certain Biblical characters to you and asked you to write down the first word that comes into your mind, it is doubtful that many of you would come up with similar words. If I were to mention the name of Judas many of you would write down the word betray or ...read more

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