• Darrell Coats

    Contributing sermons since Sep 17, 2006
Darrell's church

First UMC of Lucas
Allen, Texas 75002

About Darrell
  • Education: BA Religion and Philosophy, McMurray College MTh Perkins School of Theology, SMU Doctor of Ministry in Homiletics, Perkins School of Theology, SMU
  • Experience: 20 years + in local church pastoral ministry
  • Family: Married for 34 years, two children
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Never use notes.
  • Hobbies: Reading, amateur astronomy, snow skiing, frisbee golf, walking, computer
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: My mind went completely blank while preaching without notes.
  • What I want on my tombstone: Pepperoni with extra cheese ;-)
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  • The Incognito Christ

    Contributed on Apr 18, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Christ comes to us today in the guise of the poor.

    The Incognito Christ Matthew 25:31- 46 Introduction: The point of our scripture reading for today reminds me of an ancient legend about one of the early saints. St. Lawrence was one of more

  • A Change In Leadership

    Contributed on Aug 5, 2009
    based on 9 ratings

    A sermon designed for pastors who are leaving a church and trying to prepare the congregation for the new pastor. An ideal sermon for an interim minister.

    A Change of Leadership Deuteronomy 34:1-9 Introduction: A few weeks ago, Cathy and I were driving in the Houston area when we came across a bumper sticker that read, “I’ll keep my money, you keep the more

  • The Secret In You

    Contributed on May 14, 2008
    based on 24 ratings

    A sermon exploring the greatest secret that God kept hidden from the ages but which has now been revealed within the Christian.

    The Secret in You Colossians 1:25-27 Introduction: A couple of years ago, Prime Time Productions produced a self-help video that flooded the internet and became a sensation. The video’s a documentary that consists of a series of interviews that more

  • The Sacrifice Of Motherhood

    Contributed on May 7, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    A Mother’s Day sermon, based on the story of Hannah that briefly makes three observations about motherhood.

    The Sacrifice of Motherhood 1 Samuel 1 Introduction: No one deserves a special day all to herself more than today’s Mom. A cartoon showed a psychologist talking to his patient: “Let’s see,” he said, “‘You spend 50 percent of your energy on your job, 50 percent more

  • Honest Doubt

    Contributed on Mar 25, 2008
    based on 14 ratings

    Sermon designed to reveal the place that doubt can have in relation to faith.

    Honest Doubt John 20:19-31 Introduction: When Neil Armstrong landed on the moon in 1969 and sent back televised pictures of the earth, Britain’s Flat Earth Society continued to stick staunchly to its more

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