• Eric Ferguson

    Contributing sermons since Apr 24, 2008
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  • Waiting

    Contributed on Nov 10, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    So many times we get tired of waiting on God to fulfull his promise to us. Whether it’s waiting on His return, or waiting for an answer, Peter gives us four key principles to help us while waiting on God.

    Good opener video from YouTube: (available upon request) ---------------------------------- Story Illustration Opener A group of travelers were being made to wait on their airplane, which was late due to another flight being canceled. The crowd more

  • Keeping Up Appearances

    Contributed on Aug 22, 2008
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    Sometimes the urge to blend in socially as Christ followers effects the level of our commitment. Eventually, you may end up compromising your commitment that will soon affect your character and the way others will begin to see you. Discover why we hide wh

    Start with wearing themask in darkness and shining the light on it... Read “In The Dark” story: A young soldier and his commanding officer got on a train together. The only available seats were across from an attractive young lady who was traveling with her grandmother. As the four more

  • Servanthood

    Contributed on Aug 13, 2008
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    In Christ, as opposed to the world, the servant is greatest of all. Yet in most churches, it is the least of all gifts utilized.

    Servanthood Scripture Base: Matthew 20:26-28; 22:39b; john 15: 12-13; Philippians 2: 1-11 The Point: In Christ, as opposed to the world, the servant is greatest of all. Stuff You’ll Need: TV and VCR, the movie Sister Act (Touchstone Pictures), nails, tape Preparation: Before the more

  • Expectations: Are You Swimming Or Sinking?

    Contributed on Aug 13, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Sometimes our EXPECTATION of something is due to our frantic pace, we don’t notice sin creeping into the back seat of our lives, putting us at great risk. Thank God that he’s always on the lookout for us, and that at times he uses setbacks to rescue us f

    Expectations: Are You Swimming or Sinking? Jonah1:1 – 4:7 OPENER: Get a roll of toilet paper (individual is better) that is pre-wrapped. Carefully undo the wrapping and tape a $10 bill inside the roll and close the packaging. Tell teens that inside the paper bag is: Something that is very more

  • Proof Of Purchase

    Contributed on Aug 5, 2008
    based on 10 ratings

    Explore the message that the early Christians recieved to give them hope while facing Nero’s insane persecution. Discover the three proofs of faith which can help you truly know if you are developing as a follower of Christ.

    Opening Skit: Stamped For Eternity (available upon request) VIDEO INTRO: PROOF (available upon request) Introduction: We struggle to believe what we cannot see, but we cannot see, because we are not really looking. We all hope for the best most of the time. Even when the odds aren’t quite more

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  • Sleeping Through The Storm

    Contributed on Nov 10, 2008
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    SLEEPING THROUGH THE STORM Years ago a farmer owned land along the Atlantic seacoast. He constantly advertised for hired hands. Most people were reluctant to work on farms along the Atlantic. They dreaded the awful storms that raged across the Atlantic, wreaking havoc on the buildings and more

  • The Telegraph

    Contributed on Nov 10, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    THE TELEGRAPH Back when the telegraph was the fastest means of long-distance communication, there was a story about a young man who applied for a job as a Morse code operator. Answering an ad in the newspaper, he went to the address that was listed. When he arrived, he entered a large, noisy more

  • Story: Baboons On The ...

    Contributed on Aug 22, 2008

    Story: Baboons On The Loose In eastern Africa a troop of about 50 baboons made themselves at home right next to a farm. The baboons were amusing at first but soon wore out their welcome. Before long they were ravaging the corn and other crops and helping themselves to anything they could more

  • Old ...

    Contributed on Aug 22, 2008

    Old Habits The French Revolution was tough on nobility. For years the people with money and power in France ignored and humiliated the common people, forcing them to suffer and starve while the noblemen lived in luxury. With the revolution came payback. The guillotine was the method of more

  • The ...

    Contributed on Aug 22, 2008

    The Mirror Author Robert Fulghum tells this story of one of his professors, a wise man whose name was Alexander Papaderos: At the last session on the last morning of a two-week seminar on Greek culture, Dr. Papaderos turned and made the ritual gesture: "Are there any questions?" Quiet more