Dave's church

Grace Ministries
Jamaica, New York 11416
718 874 3510

About Dave
  • Education: Graduate of NYACK College Manhattan Campus - Pastoral Ministry
  • Experience: Involved in some ministry or the other since I was five; in formal ministry since 1985. In 1998 founded Grace Ministries in Queens NY, have been the pastor there since then. Two self-published books: The Parable of the Trees and Walking with Jesus - a 40 Day Journal.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: You should hear me preach it...
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: "Success Matters" series "Move Forward"
  • One of my favorite illustrations: From John Maxwell: Henry David Thoreau once once submerged himself in a pond down to eye level to see the world through the eyes of a frog...who cares how the world looks to a frog...but isn’t that what Jesu did by coming to see our world through our eyes? (Not verbatim, but you get the idea).
  • Family: One wife: Bonnie; One daughter: Carissa 16
  • What my parents think of my sermons: I’ll have to ask my mom when I get to dad I’m not sure where he is...but I hope he’s up there with her.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: You’ll have to ask her...although she tells me that she has been blessed... at times!
  • Hobbies: Art and design;
  • What I want on my tombstone: Pepperoni and sausages (Pizza right?)
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  • If You Build It

    Contributed on Jan 19, 2007
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    This sermon is based on the theme of the movie: Field of Dreams.It was preached to encourage the church as we embarked on a building program

    INTRODUCTION: In 1989 the movie – The Field of Dreams – was released. It starred Kevin Costner as Ray Kinsella, an idealistic city boy and ex-hippie turned Iowa corn farmer. Standing in the middle of his corn field, Ray hears the ghostly voice of a dead baseball player – Shoeless Joe Jackson – more

  • Is There Not A Cause?

    Contributed on Jan 19, 2007
    based on 24 ratings

    There are giants stalking the land and many people are too afraid to take up the challenge to stand and fight. David faced a giant one day and while everyone cowered and his brothers berated him, David asked: "Is there not a Cause?"

    BIG IDEA: Giants are stalking the land but the church seems to be burying its head in the sand. We must get up and fight because there is a cause. Introduction: David was the youngest of the eight sons of Jesse. Three of his brothers served in Saul’s army. There names were Eliab who was the more

  • Five Smooth Stones

    Contributed on Jan 19, 2007
    based on 40 ratings

    On his way to face the giant Goliath, David picked up five smooth stones from a brook. But David stood up to Goliath with more than just simple weapons; he defeated Golliath with F-A-I-T-H and trust in God.

    Introduction: Daisy Cutters, Bunker Buster, Smart Bombs…maybe you have heard about them! These are some of the modern weapons technology that US armed forces have used in the fight against terrorism in Afghanistan and elsewhere. Today’s battles are fought with a dizzying array of weaponry that was more

  • A Complaint To God

    Contributed on Nov 19, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    A sermon on communicating vision. This sermon was designed to reinforce the vision of the ministry of Grace at a time when we were contemplating moving to a larger facility.

    Introduction: I remember quite vividly the early days of this ministry (Grace Evangelistic Ministries, Qns NY). Some of you who have been with us over the years, no doubt remember how it used to be. I have always maintained, and I guess I always will, that this ministry was birthed as an act of more

  • Traveling Companions

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    Believers must be confident in their walk with Jesus because He has promised not to leave or forsake us.

    Introduction: For three days the body of Jesus lay in a stone cold tomb. On the Sunday morning after his death, the disciples find that his body is missing. Something inexplicable had happened; something unexplainable. There was some talk that Jesus was alive but they were not quite certain. We more

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