• Elmer Towns

    Contributing sermons since Jun 13, 2002
Elmer's church

Thomas Road Baptist Church/ Liberty University
Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

About Elmer
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern College, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1954. Master of Arts, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1958. Master of Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas, 1958. Master of Religious Education, Garrett Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois, 1970. Doctor of Ministry, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California, 1983.
  • Experience: He was President of Winnipeg Bible College for five years, leading it to receive American Accreditation and Provincial authority to offer degrees (1960-1965). He taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, in greater Chicago, Illinois, in the field of Religious Education and Evangelism (1965-1971). He is Vice President and co-founder of Liberty University, with Jerry Falwell, in 1971, and was the only full-time teacher in the first year of Liberty‚Äôs existence. Today, the University has
  • Hobbies: Loves to golf.
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  • Samuel Lesson 8

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2019

    When grandchildren are pushed into ministry.

    A. WHEN GRANDCHILDREN ARE PUSHED INTO MINISTRY “Now it came to pass when Samuel was old that he made his sons judges over Israel. The name of his firstborn was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judges in Beersheba. But his sons did not walk in his ways; they turned aside after more

  • Asa Lesson 3

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2019

    A revival grandson came from an ungodly grandmother.

    A REVIVAL GRANDSON CAME FROM AN UNGODLY GRANDMOTHER “In the twentieth year of Jeroboam king of Israel, Asa became king over Judah. And he reigned forty-one years in Jerusalem. His grandmother's name was Maachah the granddaughter of Absalom. Asa did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, as more

  • Naomi Lesson 2

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2019

    A compromising mother becomes a godly grandmother.

    A COMPROMISING MOTHER BECOMES A GODLY GRANDMOTHER A. HOW NAOMI COMPROMISED 1. She compromised her spiritual priorities. a. Did not continue in difficulties. “A famine in the land” (Ruth 1:1). b. Enticed by the well-watered plains of Moab (1:1). c. Left the Promised Land. “Ephrathites of more

  • Jacob The Spiritual Giver Lesson 1

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2019

    How to bless children.

    A. INTRODUCTION: GENESIS 48:1-22 1. What can a “poor” grandfather give to a son who has everything? 2. What can an absentee grandfather give to children he seldom sees? 3. What can a physically weak grandfather give to his grandchildren? 4. What can a grandfather give, who has nothing left to more

  • Leaders Are Chosen Lesson 38

    Contributed on Mar 11, 2019

    Purity always brings power and progress.

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. Growth phases. The new church was growing. (Note the church growth term from arithmetic). 120 – praying in the Upper Room (Acts 1:15) 3000 – baptized (Acts 2:14) 5000 – men added (Acts 4:4) More added. “Believers were increasingly added” (Acts 5:14). Multiplied. “. . . the more

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