Contributing sermons since Oct 18, 2000
Contributed on May 4, 2014
Sometimes God give me visions --shows me images and speaks at the same time. This one was humorous and self-deprecating --about rising from the death of our failures and sins to the life and calling God has for us.
TITLE: Visualize Your Resurrection 04-28-2014 Read Romans 6:1-11 in in its entirety as the service begins TEXT: 1 Corinthians 11:1 1Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ. Romans 6:1-11 Well then, should we keep on sinning so that God can show us more and more of his wonderful ...read more
Contributed on May 4, 2014
Easter Resurrection (With Some Humor) Presenting Jesus resurrection as the most important world event of all time.
TITLE: This Changes Everything 04-15-2014 TEXT: Matthew 28:1-10 Start the service by reading the resurrection story from the Bible Luke 24:1-12 I. I REMEMBER WHEN THAT HAPPENED! A. There are significant discoveries, inventions, and events down through history of which have shook the world. ...read more
Contributed on Apr 7, 2014
The blood that Jesus Shed for me, Way back on Calvary; The blood that Gives me strength From day to day, It will never Lose its power. Chorus: It reaches to The highest mountain, It flows to The lowest valley; The blood that Gives me strength From da
TITLE: The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power 04-13-2014 TEXT: Matthew 26:27, 28 27 And he took a cup of wine and gave thanks to God for it. He gave it to them and said, “Each of you drink from it, 28 for this is my blood, which confirms the covenant between God and his people. It is ...read more
Contributed on Apr 5, 2014
Two major themes of Jesus mission were authority and freeing those oppressed by the devil. We now have the authority to use His name to continue His mission to free the oppressed.
AUTHORITY: Who’s In Charge Around Here Anyway? 03-31-2013 TEXT: Luke 12:5-9 I. SLAVERY ISN’T PRETTY A. Jesus continues on His way to Jerusalem to fulfill His purpose on this Earth. 1. The word says Luke 12:5-6 The apostles said to the Lord, “Show us how to increase our ...read more
Contributed on Feb 10, 2014
An encouragement for those on the brink of giving up hope.
TITLE: Never Subtract The Supernatural From Your Life’s Equation! 02-10-2014 TEXT: Psalm 121 I survey my life. Nothing but problems –the cares of this world; --sickness in my family; --financial difficulties;--family problems of every stripe; --failure in almost every endeavor; ...read more
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Contributed on Mar 3, 2014
Reminds me of the time I was asked to speak at some Cemetery by some Civil War group in Arkansas. I was still fresh out of California and about 25. I don’t know if I wasn’t paying attention or what. I had prepared a very stirring speech with lots of quotes, mostly from Abe Lincoln and other notable ...read more
Contributed on Aug 5, 2013
Letter home from a W VA farm kid enduring Marine Basic Training on Paris Island. Dear Ma and Pa, I am well. Hope you are. Tell Brother Walt and Brother Elmer the Marine Corps beats working for old man Minch by a mile. Tell them to join up quick before all of the places are filled. // I was ...read more
Contributed on Jun 3, 2013
"HE TOLD ME SO" If you have ever clung to a child near death you know the dramatic fork in the road. You either give in almost totally to despair, fear, hopelessness, knowing death is eminent, realizing no miracle cure is coming, you are fighting a losing battle. --Or...you believe there is ...read more
Contributed on Aug 27, 2012
ILL. Dad was dying of something similar to Alzheimer’s. He was very violent, dangerous and in a great deal of trouble in his home town where he had been Fire Chief. The County didn't want to, but left with no other option committed him to a lock-down unit where he would remain for the rest of his ...read more