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  • God Has A Plan

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,282 views

    An Easter Sunday message including a clear presentation of the plan of salvation. (Significant content for this message taken from Max Lucado’s "He Choose the Nails")

    (Launched message with “God Has a Plan” Video) We were down by 8 points. Just 3 minutes left to play. The other team had pretty much dominated us all night, but we still had a slim, small, slight chance. So I called a time out. And the boys ran over to me, got in a huddle, looked to me for ...read more

  • Posting The Watch

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,345 views

    A sermon on the imperative need for a consistant prayer life in the spiritual disciplines of a believer.

    Message begins with a tie in to the previous message: Last week Matthew 21:12-13 (read) - Jesus in the temple not happy with what it had become, and what it wasn’t - The Next Day – Jesus curses a fig tree, and spends some time teaching in parables - He is challenged by the Pharisees and the ...read more

  • A Real Oil Crisis

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,582 views

    An exploration of maintaining a deep spiritual commitment while awaiting the return of Christ.

    Recap of where we have been: Two weeks ago – Jesus crying out with the prophet Isaiah that God’s house will be a house of prayer. Last week – We dove into Jesus preparatory teaching to His disciples that as time winds down, and the consummation of the kingdom approaches, it is critical that we ...read more

  • A Pastor And His Purpose

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Sep 27, 2007
    based on 16 ratings
     | 10,309 views

    This message explores and attempts to dispell some myths regarding what a pastor should be about the ministry of doing.

    (Opened with the "MeChurch" video - available from SermonSpice.com) Everyone has their own idea of what church should look like. What church should be like. How church should minister to their needs and the needs of those around them. So from time to time it is important to ask, what is ...read more

  • Who Cares...when I'm Struggling With Lust And Pornogrphy? Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Aug 26, 2007
    based on 16 ratings
     | 4,858 views

    Tenth in a series exploring life crisis, based on the promotional materials provided by Outreach in their "Who Cares" campaign. This message explores the life challenge of lust and pornography.

    (Extensive inspiration for the sermons in this series derived from the sermon samples in the "Who Cares" promotional series by Outreach Ministries.) Children’s Church Dismissal & Disclaimer (for this message we expanded our children’s church through 5th grade. It is a very blunt, and frank ...read more

  • Who Cares...when I Have A Sudden Loss? Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Jul 26, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,152 views

    Fourth in a series exploring life crisis, based on the promotional materials provided by Outreach in their "Who Cares" campaign. This message explores sudden losses in life.

    (This message extensively based on the sermon starters provided in the "Who Cares" package materials from Outreach.) Show "Who Cares" Video Clip from Outreach tools. In an instance, life can change. You are cruising along through your day. Maybe heading out to church. Maybe attending a ...read more

  • Who Cares...when I Am Stressed And Depressed? Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Jul 24, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,665 views

    Third in a series exploring life crisis, inspired by the Outreach materials for the "Who Cares" campaign. This message explores stress and depression.

    (This message extensively based on the sermon starters provided in the "Who Cares" package materials from Outreach.) He is believed to have been one of England’s finest preachers, C.H. Spurgeon. Some may know that he was referred to in many circles, and is still known today as the Prince of ...read more

  • A Fruitful Advantage Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Apr 11, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,087 views

    This is the final in a series exploring the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, and the "advantage" Jesus said He would be leaving with us. This message explores the fruit of the Spirit.

    (For this sermon, a very large bowl of fruit was placed front and center on the stage. Large enough that it was noticed immediately when people came in for worship. It was utilized as an ’active’ prop during the message.) The words of John 16 should be familiar to you by now. Jesus is sharing ...read more

  • How Good Are You At Gettin'? Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Apr 5, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 587 views

    Fifth in a series of teachings on the doctrine of the Holy Spirit. The Helper that Jesus said was to our "advantage" that He leave so that the Holy Spirit might come. This message explores the work of the Holy Spirit in giving spiritual gifts.

    (This sermon began with an illustration where I shared frustrations over receiving a toaster for my birthday from my wife. . .which I didn’t actually receive. . .but provides illustrative points to how we handle the spiritual gifts we receive when the Holy Spirit enters our life.) Opening ...read more

  • We've Got The Who. . .now For The What Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Mar 26, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,641 views

    Third in a series of teachings on the doctrine of the Holy Spirit. The Helper that Jesus said was to our "advantage" that He leave so that the Holy Spirit might come. This message explores the work of the Holy Spirit throughout God’s Word.

    (Intro: The last two weeks we have been examining the who of the Holy Spirit. . .this week the what, while continuing to break false stigmas about Him.) One such stigma, or a common thought – whether conscious or subconscious – is that the arrival of the Holy Spirit occurs at Pentecost. So if ...read more

  • A Little R & R. . .and R Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Mar 26, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,598 views

    Fourth in a series of teachings on the doctrine of the Holy Spirit. The Helper that Jesus said was to our "advantage" that He leave so that the Holy Spirit might come. This message explores the work of the Holy Spirit in bringing about refreshing and rest

    Intro: Growing up liking to watch M*A*S*H – Going to Tokyo for some R & R In the midst of all the power, there is another work that the Holy Spirit actively desires to do in our lives. He desires to provide us with a little R&R. . .and R. Not Rest and Relaxation, but Repentance and ...read more

  • Being Where You Are

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Mar 15, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,687 views

    The message reflects on how often we are physically in one place, by mentally and emotionally somewhere else. It calls us to actually be, where we are.

    (The following message was incubated at a seminar conducted by Richard Foster, author of Celebration of Discipline. At that seminar, he reflected on discussions that he and Dallas Willard had shared regarding learning to actually be at the place that we physically are. Rather than a full ...read more

  • Who Is This Holy Spirit? Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Mar 15, 2007
    based on 21 ratings
     | 4,288 views

    Second in a series of teachings on the doctrine of the Holy Spirit. The Helper that Jesus said was to our "advantage" that He leave so that the Holy Spirit might come.

    The following was written in “Christian Life” magazine: “In many Christian circles the Holy Spirit is either neglected, forgotten, or misunderstood. The One given to unite the body of Christ is the center of controversy. So often Christian work is so rigidly programmed that it seems we need no ...read more

  • Reclaiming The Truth Of The Holy Spirit Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Mar 15, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,478 views

    This series explores the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, based on Jesus words that it was to our "advantage" that He go away so that the Helper could come.

    Reading of the article that initiated thoughts towards this series: “If you want to declare your beliefs to the world, you probably won’t find a more effective public forum than YouTube. Is everyone familiar with YouTube? Describe – a global media outlet for the common man “If you ...read more

  • Defeating Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Feb 22, 2007
    based on 23 ratings
     | 6,305 views

    Fifth in a series exploring how to grab hold of true freedom and victory in the Christian walk. This message explores the challenge of discouragement.

    (Extensive inspiration for this message, and this series taken from Francis Frangipane’s "This Day We Fight".) (Video Clip – Bob Lujano, from “Murderball” available at ScreenVue.com) Bob Lujano. As he said, he contracted a very rare form of meningitis at age nine. Lost most of his arms, ...read more