• Charles Holt

    Contributing sermons since Nov 3, 2000
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Charles W. Holt Ministries Inc.
Orange, Texas 77632-4562
(409) 886-0768

About Charles
  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas MA from Houston Graduate School of Theology. Board Certified counselor with Therapon Institute PhD from Pacific Western University
  • Experience: Sixty years in pastoral ministry. Presently serving as the pastor of Community of Grace church in Vinton, Louisiana.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: If you find encouragement and hope in what you read then I have achieved my goal.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: A series on Elijah the Tishbite that began as a Bible study and turned into a book. If you would like information about this book please contact me at
  • Family: Married 56-years to Virginia (nee Plotts). We have six grown children and 14 grandchildren.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: If you haven’t struck oil after 30 minutes, stop boring!
  • Books that have had an impact: I enjoy anything written by Philip Yancey.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: God is faithful . . . trust Him!
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  • Sower + Seed + Soil

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2008
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    Emphasixes the value of God’s Word -- The Bible -- and the need for serious Bible reading and understanding. The Bible is the most purchased but least read of all books.

    Charles W. Holt Community of Grace "An Assemblies of God Fellowship" September 28, 2008 SOWER + SEED + SOIL Text: Matthew 13:3-23 (NKJV) (See also Mark 4:1-20 and Luke 8:4-14) INTRODUCTION It is a well-known fact that the Bible is probably the best-selling book in more

  • How To Deal With Mean, Ugly, Back-Stabbing People

    Contributed on Jul 2, 2008
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    King David’s experience with his son Absolom and his counselor Ahithophel from Psalm 55 provide the backdrop for this message.

    Charles W. Holt Community of Grace Church (An Assemblies of God Fellowship) HOW TO DEAL WITH MEAN, UGLY, BACK-STABBING PEOPLE Psalm 55 I want to begin with a trivia question. Question: Who was Spike Jones and the City Slickers? I remember them as a musical more

  • Fruitfulness

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2008
    based on 16 ratings

    We all know the Psalm 1 and John 15 passages on fruitfulness but Jesus gives us a deeper insight on this subject from a dynamic parable in Luke.

    Charles W. Holt Community of Grace Vinton, LA Feb. 17, 2008 FRUITFULNESS (A definition: fruit·ful ( fr›t“f…l) adj. 1. a. Producing fruit. 2. Producing something in abundance;. 3. Producing results; profitable. See note at fertile (American Heritage Dictionary) I want more

  • Inside The Whale's Belly

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2008
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    The purpose of adversities in life and how faith deals with them.

    Charles W. Holt Your comments are appreciated Community of Grace Vinton, LA 3-2-08 INSIDE THE WHALE’S BELLY Jonah 1:3,17 Let me define what I mean when I use the phrase Inside the Whale’s Belly. If you immediately think of the prophet Jonah, whose story is found in the Old more

  • Now We See Through A Glass Darkly

    Contributed on Aug 15, 2007
    based on 20 ratings

    Everyone searches for answers to life’s WHY? qustions. This message is an attempt to shed some light on what are known as The Mysteries of Life.

    Charles W. Holt Community of Grace An Assemblies of God Fellowship NOW WE SEE THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY "For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known." 1 Cor. 13:12 (KJV) Let’s focus on the first eight words more

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  • In 1838 And 1839, As Part Of President Andrew ...

    Contributed on Jul 7, 2007

    In 1838 and 1839, as part of President Andrew Jackson’s Indian removal policy, the Cherokee nation was forced to give up its lands east of the Mississippi River and to migrate to an area in present-day Oklahoma. They were driven from their homes, herded into internment camps, and moved by force to more