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  • Et Tapper

    Contributing sermons since Feb 9, 2009
ET's church

View Ridge Community Church
Everett, Washington 98203
4252522188

About ET
  • Education: Bachelors Degree in Marketing and Management from LSU. Jimmy Swaggart Bible College and Barean Bible College.
  • Experience: 25 years of full time ministry experience as youth, associate and senior pastor.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Preach with passion and conviction.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: The emotionally healthy church.
  • Family: Wife and 5 children
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She loves them more and more every time.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Be yourself.
  • Books that have had an impact: How People Grow
  • Hobbies: Sports of all kinds.
  • What I want on my tombstone: He Loved God, Loved others, and loved himself.
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  • The Power Of Appreciation

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 24,002 views

    This message is about the power of being appreciative to God, others, and ourselves.

    THE POWER OF APPRECIATION (A THANKSGIVING MESSAGE) Part 2 INTRODUCTION: Ex – Some things to be thankful for; Show email. Luke 19: 1-10 – Read 1 Thessalonians 5:16 – 19 Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus ...read more

  • Baptism Of Repentance

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,527 views

    This sermon helps people understand about true repentance and salvation and the life changing power of Jesus.

    Baptism of Repentance (Freedom) INTRODUCTION: VIDEO – BAPTISM - SHOW MATT 3:1-11 Matt 28:19-20 ROMANS 6:1 - 23 BAPTISM – DEFINE – DESCRIBE WATER BAPTISM IS A SYMBOL OF THE BELIEVER’S UNION WITH CHRITST IN HIS DEATH, BURIAL AND RESURRECTION. V1 – SOME MIGHT CLAIM THAT IF BY ...read more

  • Miracles Happen Part 2

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,508 views

    How to believe and pray for miracles in our lives.

    MIRACLES HAPPEN PT2 INTRODUCTION: MATT 17:14-20 God has a way for getting your need met, your problem solved. That way is rooted in your faith’s becoming a SEED When you plant a seed, God changes the nature of that seed so that it becomes a plant, and the power of life surges in that ...read more

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  • In A Recent Experiment, Psychologists Asked ...

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 878 views

    In a recent experiment, psychologists asked undergraduates to complete a survey that included a happiness scale and measures of gratitude and thankfulness. Then over the next six weeks, the participants wrote down, once a week, five things for which they were grateful. It had a dramatic effect ...read more

  • I'm Reminded Of The Story Of Two Men Who Were ...

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2009
     | 589 views

    I’m reminded of the story of two men who were walking through a field one day and spotted an enraged bull. Instantly, the darted toward the nearest fence. The storming bull followed in hot pursuit, and it was soon apparent that they wouldn’t make it. Terrified, one of the men shouted to the other, ...read more

  • Never Said Thanks

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2009
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,201 views

    NEVER SAID THANKS Edward Spencer was a ministerial student in Evanston, Illinois, and also a member of a life-saving squad during his school years. In 1860, a ship went aground on the shore of Lake Michigan near Evanston, and Spencer waded again and again into the frigid waters to rescue ...read more

  • An Old Lady Went To A Tombstone-Cutter's Office ...

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2009
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    An old lady went to a tombstone-cutter's office to order a stone for her husband's grave. After explaining that all she wanted was a small one with no frills, she told him to put the words, "To My Husband" in a suitable place. When the stone was delivered, ...read more

  • Ex – A Man With A Nagging Secret Was Unable To ...

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2009
     | 536 views

    Ex – A MAN WITH A NAGGING SECRET WAS UNABLE TO KEEP IT ANY LONGER. HE WENT TO CONFESSIONAL AND ADMITTED THAT FOR YEARS HE HAD BEEN STEALING BUILDING SUPPLIES FROM THE LUMBERYARD WHERE HE WORKED. “HOW MUCH LUMBER DID YOU TAK?” THE PRIEST ASKED. “I TOOK ENOUGH TO BUILD MY HOME NAD ENOUGH FOR MY ...read more