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  • As I Have Loved You Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,608 views

    Meeting the Need for Affection

    As I Have Loved You (Meeting the Need for Affection) Text: John 15:9-14 In his memoir, Education of a Wandering Man, the western writer Louis L’Amour repeats a charming story about two stage actresses of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. He tells how Sarah Bernhardt, the ...read more

  • The Third Voice Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,049 views

    Setting the vision for a new church

    The Third Voice Scripture Reading: John 6:1-15 Good morning. My name is Bob Hostetler, and I’ve been married for twenty-three years. That’s not an admission of a problem, mind you-- It’s not like saying, “I’m Bob and I’m an alcoholic.” No, I just mention it because it’s important ...read more

  • The Main Thing Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 153 ratings
     | 17,053 views

    Asserting the mission of a new church

    The Main Thing Scripture Reading: Luke 4:14-21 It was early on the morning of the sabbath. Bearded men in long robes passed behind and between rows of pillars as they took their seats in the room, which was lit by a clutter of low-hanging lamps. In the center of the room was ...read more

  • Your True Colors Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 4,679 views

    Detailing the values of a new church

    Your True Colors Scripture Reading: Matthew 5:1-12 Good morning. My name is Bob Hostetler, and I’d like you to play a game with me, a game that almost everyone in the room can play-- maybe not Aidan Oglesbee but certainly Kyla; AS A MATTER OF FACT, even Graham Crain can play this ...read more

  • Come To The Table

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 80 ratings
     | 3,808 views

    A parable of communion

    Come to the Table Scripture Reading: 1 Cor. 11:23-29 INTRO: Once upon a time: there was a certain young man who had a nice fast car. • Picked up a friend for school function, • En route, driver went a little too fast, lost control • Car careened off road into tree; • ...read more

  • A Fitting Memorial

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,863 views

    A communion message following September 11, 2001

    A Time to Remember Scripture Reading: Luke 22:15-20     IT’S a painful question while thousands of victims remain buried in the rubble of the World Trade Towers, but it’s already being asked: What will take the place of the World Trade Center once the wreckage is cleared? ...read more

  • Aunt Bee's Medicine Man Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 38 ratings
     | 2,300 views

    This was a short message given following a video episode of The Andy Griffith Show as part of an unorthodox summer outreach message series

    Mayberry Moments: Aunt Bee’s Medicine Man Scripture Reading: 1 Cor. 10:12-13 Well, maybe you’ve never bought a bottle of Colonel Harvey’s elixir, but my guess is that every one of us here has been deceived a time or two, and that’s what I want to take a few minutes to talk about, ...read more

  • Opie And The Spoiled Kid Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,913 views

    This was a short message given following a video episode of The Andy Griffith Show as part of an unorthodox summer outreach message series

    Mayberry Moments: Opie & the Spoiled Kid Scripture Reading: Col. 3:23-24 Wow... Twenty-seven cents a week, eh? Andy’s a big spender, isn’t he? Just to set the record straight, my kids got THIRTY CENTS a week! And Opie’s got a lot to learn about how to throw a temper ...read more

  • Rafe Hollister Sings Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 1,623 views

    The first of a series of short messages after an unorthodox outreach series incorporating episodes from The Andy Griffith Show

    Mayberry Moments: Rafe Hollister Sings Scripture Reading: 1 Sam. 16:7c If you know it, join me--[whistle theme song] Those characters we just watched-- Andy, Barney, Opie, and the others-- are now a piece of Americana, and they’ve won such a place in our hearts ...read more

  • A Wife For Andy Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,369 views

    This was a short message given following a video episode of The Andy Griffith Show as part of an unorthodox summer outreach message series

    The Virtue of Patience Introduction: There once was a man who prided himself on being extremely punctual. He followed a very precise routine every morning. His alarm went off at 6:30 a.m. He rose, shaved, showered, ate his breakfast, brushed his teeth, grabbed his briefcase, drove to ...read more

  • Finding Your Passion Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 9,638 views

    Part of a series on the keys to joyful service in the church

    Service with a Smile: Finding Your Passion Scripture Reading: Gal. 1:11-24 [Tigger video depicting a cartoon character who displays passion] I don’t care who you are, I don’t care how smart you are, whether you’re young or old, whether you’re tall or short, as beautiful ...read more

  • Finding Your Spiritual Gifts Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 137 ratings
     | 15,756 views

    Part of a series on the keys to joyful service in the church

    Service with a Smile: Finding Your Spiritual Gifts Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 [Show Fantasia video, segment one] A vast orchestra, composed of stringed instruments, brass instruments, percussion instruments, and woodwinds . . . All joining together, ...read more

  • Finding Your Place Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 5,454 views

    Part of a series on the keys to joyful service in the church

    Service with a Smile: Finding Your Place Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 [Show Antz video, pre-title segment] There is within each of us, a longing to be useful, to be needed, to contribute to the lives of others in a meaningful way, a desire to know that ...read more

  • Passing The Baton

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 274 ratings
     | 40,914 views

    A discipling challenge to parents

    Passing the Baton Have you ever watched a relay race? As the lead sprinter on each team runs the first leg of the race, the next runner gets set. He anxiously times his teammate’s arrival, and begins running before the lead man overtakes him. Then, the crucial moment arrives, and the ...read more

  • The Bible (The Movie) Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 1,075 views

    The first of a series that presents "what the Bible teaches, how Hollywood treats it, and how you can learn from it to improve your life."

    The Gospel According to . . . Hollywood? The Bible Scripture: Genesis 3:1-24 Today is Father’s Day, and as a way of honoring our fathers, I thought we should all just take a few moments to reflect on all the things we’ve learned from our dads. Okay? I think that was plenty of time, don’t ...read more