Charles's church

Christian Education Ministries
Tacoma, Washington 98405

About Charles
  • Education: "School of Hard Knocks"; many classes, workshops, training sessions at Denominational level and statewide interdenominational events; training by the three Pastors who have taught me the most and have had the greatest personal impact upon my life and development: Pastor Keith LaGesse, Pastor Elden Kirschman, Pastor Ivory Crittendon.
  • Experience: 20 years + as: Sunday School Teacher of all ages; Christian Education Director; Sunday School Superintendent; Minister of Christian Education.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: "I Don’t Want to Go to Hell", Dr. E. V. Hill. "Confronting Casual Christianity", Pastor Elden Kirschman.
  • Family: Married to a beautiful, godly woman, Diane. Son, Charles IV, much smarter, more imaginative than I ever was. Daughter, Margaret Ann Louise, compassionate, loving, caring, gentle, patient. Four incredibly wonderful grandchildren, Jacob, Amanda, Hannah, Andrew.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: "When you’ve got a word from God to speak out, stand up and speak it plainly and boldly, and when you’ve done that, then immediately shut up and sit down."
  • Books that have had an impact: A Savior Worth Having, Dr. E. V. Hill.
  • Hobbies: Reading, natural history, raising pet lizards.
  • What I want on my tombstone: As it was said of Abraham in James 2:23, He was the friend of God.
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  • Communion 2 -- What Happens After Supper?

    Contributed on Apr 17, 2005
    based on 56 ratings

    Communion, The Lord’s Supper, the Eucharist. Ordinance, fellowship, sacrament. Communion means something different to each one of us and to all of us together. But what about after supper?

    COMMUNION 2 -- AFTER SUPPER Introduction: The celebration of Communion or the Eucharist as some refer to the practice of commemorating what is also called the Lord’s Supper, has different meanings in the spiritual lives of each one of us. It is a personal experience of sitting at the supper more

  • Thinking Biblically About Freedom - The Vote

    Contributed on Oct 16, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    With so many candidates and issues demanding our support today, how can we make biblical decisions about today’s social and political issues?

    THINKING BIBLICALLY ABOUT FREEDOM: THE FREEDOM, THE RIGHT AND THE RESPONSIBILITY TO VOTE. -- The freedom to vote. -- The right and responsibility to vote. -- The necessity (obligation) to vote rightly (righteously) and responsibly. Text: Proverbs 29:2; Isaiah 10:1. When the more

  • Keep On Doing All The Good You Can

    Contributed on Jul 17, 2004
    based on 74 ratings

    An encouragement to be faithful and persistent in following the example of Jesus Christ in doing good, doing all the good we can.

    DO ALL THE GOOD YOU CAN Text: Galatians 6:9-10 9 And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. 10 As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith. I. WE BECOME WEARY, more

  • Thinking Biblically About Your Mind

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2004
    based on 8 ratings

    A lesson based on notes from Chapter 2 (by Richard Mayhue) of Thinking Biblically! ed. by John MacArthur.

    THINKING BIBLICALLY ABOUT YOUR MIND Text: Romans 10:1-5 KJV 1 Brethren, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved. 2 For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. 3 For they being ignorant of God’s more

  • Do You Have A Biblical Worldview?

    Contributed on Mar 27, 2004
    based on 20 ratings

    Whether you view the world through its own eyes or through the eyes of God will make all the difference, in this life and for all eternity.

    DO YOU HAVE A BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW? Text: Matthew 22:29 Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the Scriptures, nor the power of God. KJV Jesus replied, “You are in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God. NIV Jesus answered and said to them, more

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