• Edward Hardee

    Contributing sermons since Jun 8, 2006
Edward's church

Langley Church of God
, South Carolina

About Edward
  • Education: Associates in Business Management at Aiken Technical College Bachelors in Pastoral Ministry at Holmes Bible College Graduate MIP 1994 Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Experience: Pastoring over 28 years. Youth pastor before that.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: The sermons are designed to be sermon starters. My goal is not to write a sermon for someone but to inspire a spark that helps people build better sermons.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Going Deep.
  • One of my favorite illustrations: "whenever you knock over a jug, whatever is in it will come out"
  • Family: My wife is the love of my life. We have four children whom we spend a lot of purposable time with, Kai, Rebekah, Leah and Hannah
  • What my parents think of my sermons: My mother was always respectful of my ministry even though she was a believer. Thank the Lord she became a believer 6 years before her passing. I pastored in another town.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She appreciates them more now than when I first started. Great encourager and helpmate.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Always remember I am still learning and most of it is done behind the pulpit when God is giving me what to say.
  • Books that have had an impact: Leadership books by John Maxwell, Bill Hybels, Rick Warren Church growth books
  • Hobbies: Computers, sports,
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Live for the Lord because your family needs to see you do it.
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: My grandmother who has Alzheimers interrupting me while I am preaching.
  • What I want on my tombstone: He loved God, his wife and his family
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  • Bless: Sharing Your Story

    Contributed on Nov 25, 2023

    Message from John 9 about sharing the story of Christ and how He changed our lives.

    Title: Who is He? Theme: To show the importance of sharing our story Text: John 9 John 9:35 Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and when He had found him, He said to him, "Do you believe in the Son of God?" 36 He answered and said, "Who is He, Lord, that I may believe in more

  • Trusting God's Promises

    Contributed on Nov 25, 2023

    A message about trusting God's promises from Romans 8:28 -29

    Title: God’s Promises are true Theme: To show that no matter the circumstances God’s promises are true. Text: Romans 8:28 – 29 Note: Thanks to Brent for notes and help on the sermon. Romans 8:28-29 And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the more

  • Bless: Listen And Eat

    Contributed on Aug 30, 2023

    The importance of listening and eating with people to build the relationship. The goal is to share your story.

    Title: Listen & Eat With Them Theme: To show the importance of fellowship & eating with people to build a relationship. Text: Mark 2:13 – 17, Luke 19:1 - 10 Resources Used: sermon series on Bless purchased from Community Christian Church Mark 2:13-17 Then He went out again by the sea; and more

  • Bless: B-Begin With Prayer

    Contributed on Aug 20, 2023

    Second message on how to BLESS our neighbors. This week we talk about the importance of prayer.

    Title: Begin with Prayer Theme: To show that when witnessing or anything in life we must begin with prayer. Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Resources Used: Pray First by Chris Hodge & sermon series on Bless by Community Christian Church Introduction - intentional In 1 Thessalonians 5 Paul deals more

  • Pastor Appreciation: Letting Your Pastor Pray

    Contributed on Aug 13, 2023
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    Message from Exodus 17 showing the importance of letting the pastor pray and intercede for the people. This is ministry.

    Title: The Power of Pastoral Intercession - Pastor Appreciation for David and Karen Flanders Theme: To show the importance of Pastoral prayer for the church. Text: Exodus 17:8-16 Exodus 17:8-16 Now Amalek came and fought with Israel in Rephidim. (9) And Moses said to Joshua, "Choose us more

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  • Make Sure Your Ax Is Sharpen

    Contributed on Feb 16, 2023

    When we were young we did not have central heating and air. As a matter of fact I do not remember us having a window unit. What we had was a fireplace in the winter time and a screen door in the summer. I remember that old fire place. If it was real cold we would put a blanket over the door more

  • Telemarketers

    Contributed on Aug 28, 2017

    IRS Spam Call - I wanted to share an experience that I just had on the phone. I got that dreaded spam call from the IRS. I knew it was false but I felt like I wanted to talk to a person about it. So I called the number. A young lady answered. She gave me a name and told me I owed $4800 on my more

  • What Are You Holding Onto?

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2016

    Props: trophies, on large nice trophy for the main story. These are some nice trophies. This one was earned by my daughter through playing softball. She was so proud as they called her name up to receive this trophy. This is from a contest that one of them had worked hard for. This large more

  • As I Was Reading The Newspaper The Other Day I ...

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2007
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    As I was reading the newspaper the other day I came across a letter that had been written to dear Abby. It was from a young man named Paul. It reads like this, "Dear Abby: When I was in law school, I shared an apartment with three other graduate students who like me, held part-time jobs and has more

  • The Secure Man's 23rd Psalm Says…

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2006
    based on 26 ratings

    The secure man’s 23rd Psalm says… I am my provider, I shall not be in want I have stored up hay if the grass is not green in the valley I have a big canteen just incase the waters are dried up I have a map so I can find the right path Even if I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I more