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  • Chris Sparkman

    Contributing sermons since Jul 17, 2001
Chris's church

Eastwood Baptist
Cookeville, Tennessee 38501
(931) 526-2587

About Chris
  • Education: Midwestern Baptist College Tennessee Temple University...BS in Biblical Studies Caring for People God’s Way...Certificate
  • Experience: I have been a youth pastor for the past four years, to include the last year of my life as a pastor. I have participated in many youth camps, conferences, and crusades. Currently, I am in the process of starting the Word of GOd Revival Ministries!
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Thank you for taking the time to view these sermons. Crude as they may be, I believe that they are from God, and I want to give Him all the honor and glory for calling me to such a wonderful field of service. May God bless you!
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: The greatest sermon I have ever heard was by Jack Hyles. He preached on "duty". It was there that I went forward, and I surrendered my life to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • One of my favorite illustrations: About a circus that was coming to town. The boy got all excited, he ran to town and here it came! All the lions, tigers, elephants and clowns. This was the most exciting thing he had ever seen. When it was over, he left and went home. What he did not realize is that he just witnessed the parade, the circus had not come yet. Application: Great things are happening all over for God, but don’t leave just yet, the circus is still to come!
  • Family: My wife Sherri, and our son to be adopted son from Russia!!!!
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Be honest with your congregation, and always tell them the truth through God’s word. If you do nothing else...preach the Word!
  • Books that have had an impact: The Prayer of Jabez...little book, great message God Chasers Of Course the greatest impact of my life has come through the Bible!
  • Hobbies: I love to read and to play basketball, and to run!
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Do not ever give up or lose sight of God. He loves you, and He cares for you. All that you have gone through has been done to simply bring you closer to Christ. Do you know Him as Savior? If not, make that decision today!
  • What I want on my tombstone: Faithful to the End
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  • Seek Those Things Above

    Contributed on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 115 ratings
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    Many times it is necessary for us to get back to the basics, we do that here by learning to first of all, seek those things above!

    Basic Principles of the Christian Life Part I Seek Those Things Above Colossians 3:1-4 Throughout Chapter 2 of the book of Colossians, Paul talked about different dangers that threaten to pull us away from Christ. These dangers led to believers only demonstrating an outward ...read more

  • Surviving With Christ

    Contributed on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,688 views

    Many times we face difficulties in life. Jesus Christ is there for each of us, He never fails, and He will lead you through!

    Surviving with Christ 2 Corinthians 4:7-12 As we take our journey that begins at the cradle and ends upon this earth when we enter our grave. We will often times experience circumstances that we do not fully understand. Things will take place in our lives that we do not want to accept. In ...read more

  • Faith That Presses On

    Contributed on Aug 9, 2001
    based on 98 ratings
     | 10,242 views

    Do you have the faith to press on through the crowd, to come into the presence of Jesus, and be changed forever?

    Faith that Presses On Matt 9:20-22 As always, in order for us to get the whole account of what is going on in an event in the life of Christ, it is often necessary for us to travel to the other gospels for help. You can find this story in the gospel of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Jesus was ...read more

  • Returning The Glory

    Contributed on Jul 17, 2001
    based on 21 ratings
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    Strengthening our faith by trusting in God

    Returning the Glory Psalms 34:11-20 In I Samuel 21, we see Saul adamantly pursuing David. David at this juncture in his life is continuing to flee. He is hiding in one cave after another, hoping that Saul will not overtake him in the night. Our passage of scripture looks to when David was ...read more

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