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  • Life Swap – Part 1 Series

    Contributed by David Derry on Oct 25, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,629 views

    This is the first in a series of sermons in which I discuss some of the many changes that take place when a person becomes a believer. According to scripture, when a person makes the choice to become a follower of Christ, they experience a life swap, as

    Today at TLC we’re beginning a new series called “Life Swap”. Whether you’ve seen the show or not, most of you have probably heard of the show “wife swap”. On the show, two moms swap families for two weeks. And they always make sure to choose two houses with totally different rules, and ...read more

  • 20 Essential Building Blocks Of Vision - Part 1 Series

    Contributed by David Derry on Apr 17, 2003
    based on 363 ratings
     | 64,325 views

    How to determine and follow God’s vision

    This sermon series is based on the book “visioneering” by Andy Stanley. Parts of this sermon are taken directly from the material contained in his book. Vision – Part 1 March 16, 2003 Life is a journey and every journey has a destination. Everybody ends up somewhere in life. A few people ...read more

  • 20 Essential Building Blocks Of Vision - Part 2 Series

    Contributed by David Derry on Apr 17, 2003
    based on 321 ratings
     | 36,679 views

    how to discover and fulfill God’s vision for your life, family, church, or vocation.

    This sermon series was inspired by the book “visioneering” by Andy Stanley. Parts of this sermon are taken directly from the material in his book. 20 Essential Building Blocks of Vision – Part 2 March 23, 2003 Nehemiah 1:1-2:18 Video clip “baby steps” from What about Bob? Last week we ...read more

  • 20 Essential Building Blocks For Vision - Part 3 Series

    Contributed by David Derry on Apr 17, 2003
    based on 185 ratings
     | 20,756 views

    discovering and fulfilling the vision God gives you.

    This sermon series was inspired by the book “visioneering” by Andy Stanley. Parts of this sermon are taken directly from the material in his book. 20 Essential Building Blocks for Vision – Part 3 March 30, 2003 The past 2 weeks we have been talking about vision and the building blocks that ...read more

  • 20 Essential Building Blocks Of Vision - Part 4 Series

    Contributed by David Derry on Apr 17, 2003
    based on 167 ratings
     | 14,264 views

    finding and following God’s vision.

    This sermon series was inspired by the book “visioneering” by Andy Stanley. Parts of this sermon are taken directly from the material in his book. 20 Essential Building Blocks of Vision – Part 4 April 6, 2003 Today we are concluding our series on 20 essential building blocks of vision. ...read more

  • Counting The Cost (Part 1)

    Contributed by David Derry on Jan 21, 2003
    based on 278 ratings
     | 18,842 views

    Have we really counted the cost of following Christ? He requires us to surrender everything to be His follower.

    Counting the Cost – Part 1 January 12, 2003 Today we will be talking about being a disciple or follower of Christ. Do we fully understand what that means? The following are actual responses from comment cards given to staff members of a wilderness recreation area… 1. trails need to be ...read more

  • Counting The Cost (Part 2)

    Contributed by David Derry on Jan 21, 2003
    based on 98 ratings
     | 6,787 views

    God does not expect His followers to be perfect. Otherwise He would not have chosen the 12 disciples that He did. They were not perfect, but they were willing to follow, and learn. Are we willing to follow Christ completely?

    Counting the Cost – Part 2 January 19, 2003 Here are some actual maintenance complaints submitted by US Air Force pilots and the replies from the maintenance crews: Problem: Left inside main tire almost needs replaced. Solution: Almost replaced left inside main tire. Problem: Something ...read more

  • Loving On Purpose

    Contributed by David Derry on Dec 26, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 5,819 views

    God demonstrated His love for us on purpose. Can can we in turn love Him and others on purpose?

    Loving on Purpose December 22, 2002 As we continue our series of “living on purpose”, today’s topic is “loving on purpose”. We’ll be focusing on a verse that is well known to most of us. (John 3:16) 16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in ...read more

  • Giving On Purpose

    Contributed by David Derry on Dec 16, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,329 views

    Giving our time, talents and treasure on purpose. We give them to something, because we never have any left over, but do we really give on purpose?

    Giving on Purpose – December 15 We’ve spend the past couple of weeks talking about the purpose that God has for our lives. The next couple of weeks we will continue looking at some specific areas in our lives in relation to God’s purpose. Today we are talking about “giving on purpose.” When ...read more

  • Praying On Purpose

    Contributed by David Derry on Dec 9, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,730 views

    Praying on purpose and how it relates to Living on Purpose

    Praying on Purpose December 8, 2002 Last week we talked about “living on purpose” and knowing God’s purpose for our lives. For the next several weeks we will be looking at some specific areas of our lives that relate to purpose. Today we will be talking about “praying on purpose”. If we’re ...read more

  • Living On Purpose

    Contributed by David Derry on Dec 4, 2002
    based on 221 ratings
     | 15,210 views

    How to know your purpose in life and live it out.

    Living on Purpose December 1, 2002 Today’s sermon is entitled “living on purpose” Do you know what your purpose is? Do you know what drives you? As you think about that question, you may be picturing a certain aspect of your life. For example: · Home life · Spiritual life · Work ...read more

  • Living A Focused Life - Part 4 Series

    Contributed by David Derry on Nov 24, 2002
    based on 75 ratings
     | 5,523 views

    Focusing on being thankful - looking at the good instead of the bad - Paul

    Living a focused life – Part 4 Today we will conclude the sermon series “living a focused life”. Over the past three weeks, we have talked about… · Keeping our focus, even when we fall. (Peter) · Staying focused when temptations come our way. (Joseph and David) · Focusing our time on what’s ...read more

  • Living A Focused Life Part 1 Series

    Contributed by David Derry on Nov 22, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 5,622 views

    Keep focused and keep pressing on - Peter

    November 3, 2002 Living a focused life – part 1 Show video clip from Runaway Bride (…focus on Maggie…focus on your eggs) Today we are beginning our discussion on “living a focused life”. As is demonstrated in the video clip we just say, it’s easy for some of us to become distracted and ...read more

  • Living A Focused Life - Part 2 Series

    Contributed by David Derry on Nov 22, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 3,118 views

    How to stay focused when tempted - Joseph vs. David

    Living a Focused Life – Part 2 November 10, 2002 This week as we continue our series, living a focused life, we will be talking about how to focus on what can’t be seen. Read about the Titanic from pages 1-2 of “Beneath the Surface”. Just as the sinking of the Titanic is reality, sadly ...read more

  • Our God Is Able...and He Will

    Contributed by David Derry on Nov 22, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,770 views

    The God we serve is able - don’t limit Him

    Turn to Daniel Chapter 3 This morning we will be talking about faith and in particular the faith of three men in Daniel chapter 3. Daniel 3:1-30 This is a familiar story to most of you - you may have even heard it in Sunday School or Vacation Bible School when you were growing up as a ...read more