"Double Blessing challenges us to reframe our perception of blessing, seeing God's gifts as opportunities for increased generosity." —Pastor Louie Giglio

  • David Mende

    Contributing sermons since Jul 8, 2009
David's church

El-Shaddai Assembly of God Church
Hyderabad, *Province/Other

About David
  • Education: Dr. David Mende has completed Masters in Computer Science from Osmania University, Hyderabad. After receiving God's call, he went on to complete Master of Divinity from Southern Asia Bible College (SABC), Bangalore. He has a doctorate (DMin) from South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS), Bangalore.
  • Experience: Pastor David Mende has been into full-time ministry for since February 2002. He has ministered among the youth through Campus Crusade for Christ. He has been pastoring El-Shaddai Assembly of God Church since 2006. He taught in a theological institute called Trinity Christian College as a faculty member from 2006 to 2013. From 2013, he has been teaching at Southern Asia Bible College.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Please give your valuable feedback on these sermons.
  • Family: Pastor David Mende is married to Sudha Susan Vasa, who is also actively involved in ministry and missions.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Never preach without the anointing of the Holy Spirit.
  • Books that have had an impact: Why Revival Tarries, Desiring God
  • Hobbies: Reading Books
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: That Jesus is the greatest Treasure and we need to seek Him with all our being rather than merely seeking His blessings.
  • What I want on my tombstone: For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain (Philippians 1:21).
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  • Father's Day: Fathers Who Imitate The Son

    Contributed on Jun 15, 2019
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    This world desperately needs fathers who imitate Jesus. This sermon describes seven ways in which earthly fathers must imitate Jesus. I would be delighted if you could rate this sermon and give brief feedback.

    PRAY before starting the sermon. ILLUSTRATION: {A young boy was asked, "What's special about Mother's Day?" The boy retorted that "It's a day when mothers are treated like queens. They get a break from cooking as Dads take the family to a restaurant. And the mothers even ...read more

  • The Blessings Of Speaking In Tongues

    Contributed on Apr 29, 2019
    based on 4 ratings

    Even many Spirit-filled Christians miss out on the spiritual blessings of speaking in tongues. In this sermon, discover the seven blessings of speaking in tongues. I would be delighted if you could rate this sermon and give brief feedback.

    Introduction: A few months ago, I read an article on a website of The Guardian, a British daily newspaper. The article mentions that the chief leader of the Church of England (which has about 85 million members), Justin Welby, speaks in tongues every day as part of his 5 am prayer. When I read that ...read more

  • The Abuse And Mockery Of Christ

    Contributed on Apr 16, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    Though Jesus was mocked for claiming to be the King of the Jews, he is truly the King of kings and the Lord of lords and he is worthy to be worshipped as such. I would be delighted if you could rate this sermon and give brief feedback.

    Introduction The term ‘war crimes’ refer to the crimes that violate the laws of war. Examples of war crimes include the willful killing of civilians or prisoners, torture, taking hostages, rape, sexual slavery, using child soldiers, etc. In 1474, the Roman Empire held the first international war ...read more

  • The Battle In Gethsemane

    Contributed on Apr 15, 2019
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    We must be eternally grateful to Christ because he submitted to the Father’s will in Gethsemane so that we can be saved. I would be delighted if you could rate this sermon and give brief feedback.

    Introduction: Can you imagine the most painful situation that you faced in your life? We all experience agony and pain in our lives. People who lived during the Bible times also faced painful situations. Imagine the pain that Abraham went through as he prepared to offer his son, Isaac as a ...read more

  • Will You Leave Jesus?

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2019
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    What will you do when you face trials, temptations, and persecution? Will you leave Jesus or will you remain faithful to him? I would be delighted if you could rate this sermon and give brief feedback.

    INTRODUCTION (SECURE ATTENTION) & BACKGROUND OF THE PASSAGE: PRAY before starting the sermon. Attrition among Christians is a common problem faced by several pastors and missionaries. For instance, according to Pew Research Center, in 2007, 78% of the American adults in the US considered ...read more