• David Robb

    Contributing sermons since Mar 14, 2008
David's church

Philly Deaf
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19145

About David
  • Education: Double BA in Bible and Deaf Ministries Central Bible College, Springfield, Missouri
  • Experience: Military: Army 6 1/2 years (3 yrs active, 2 yrs NG, 1 yr Res.) Carpentry: Prev. work with Electrical and General Building Contractor. Deaf Ministries: -Sign Language Interpreter (Free-Lance & Agency) -Adjunct Faculty at Valley Forge Christian College (American Sign Language)
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I preach at a Deaf Church, sometimes my sermons are a singly point that is attacked from several different perspectives. It tends to be more effective and easier to remember for application.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: "Principles of Giving" by Dave Johnson, Christian Missionary Alliance in Minneapolis, MN
  • Family: -Wife, 3 children -Homeschooled -We sponsor a monthly chess club that is hosted by our local library. -Live inner-city Philly
  • What my parents think of my sermons: They’re amazed that I’m still a christian based on my background!
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She enjoys those that have spoken deepest to my heart
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Replicate the ministry of Jesus and tell stories to make the point. It brings the message alive.
  • Books that have had an impact: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The Cost of Discipleship (classic) Mark Patterson: In A Pit with A Lion on a Snowy Day (contemp)
  • Hobbies: Building Chess
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: America is not exempt from judgement. We might trust in our "temples" as the jews did; but we call our temples, "the Pentagon," and "The White House," and "Wall Street." Yet, nothing, aside from grace and the supernatural intervention of of the hand of God will sway judgment on America for her contempt for the holiness; and even less, the reality of God.
  • What I want on my tombstone: Of all that he has done, he is best remembered as one who was faithul
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  • Empty And Broken

    Contributed on Aug 7, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    ...he who has been forgiven much, loves much! Only the broken are useful for His purposes.

    Empty and Broken The road of my life is pocked with “empty and broken” moments, as I’m sure many of your lives have been. Growing up in a broken family afforded me ‘the opportunity to travel.” “See the world! …traveling back and forth between mom and dad, Chicago and Tulsa on a greyhound bus.” more

  • Building An Altar Or A House

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    A contrasting look at Abraham and Lot’s response upon parting company in the land of Canaan.

    Building an ALTAR or a HOUSE Genesis 12:1, 13:1-18 Abram and Lot Separate (Gen 13:12 NIV) Abram lived in the land of Canaan, while Lot lived among the cities of the plain and pitched his tents near Sodom. (Gen 13:18 NIV) So Abram moved his tents and went to live near the great trees more

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  • Broken Vessels Wanted

    Contributed on Jun 1, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    Broken Vessels Wanted (David Robb) My tears of weeping are pleasing to the Lord. My cries of emptiness are a song to His heart. He is pleased with me when I am broken, because, what He desires most of me is a broken spirit and a humble heart. He desires that of me because, with a broken more