• Francis Camacho

    Contributing sermons since Apr 13, 2002
Francis's church

Hillview Christian Church
Oakland, California 94605

About Francis
  • Education: BS Computer Science, San Jose State University; Master of Divinity, Western Seminary (San Jose)
  • Experience: 9 years experience in Software Quality Assurance Engineering. I was managing a group of engineers the last 2 years before we entered fulltime ministry... This is our first year in our first pastorate. God blessed the church by doubling her size from 35 to 70 in our 6 months.
  • Family: Theresa Camacho, wife of 8 years; Matthew, age 6; Rebekah, age 3;
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Keyword method is the best method to preach a sermon.... God can even use a donkey to deliver his message, so he can use this donkey (me).
  • Books that have had an impact: "Justification by Faith" by Alister McGrath; "Understanding the Trinity" by Alister McGrath; "Case for Christ" by Lee Strobel; "Case for Faith" by Lee Strobel;
  • Hobbies: Chess, chess, chess!!!
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  • Abuse? Then Make God Your R.e.f.u.g.e.

    Contributed on Feb 12, 2003
    based on 44 ratings

    When we are being abused, we can be fully assured that God is our protection and our sufficiency when you follow R.E.F.U.G.E

    Abuse? Then make God your R.E.F.U.G.E. 6 Steps In Dealing With An Abuse Psalm 142 A maskil of David, when he was in the cave. 1 To the Lord I cry out; to the Lord I plead for mercy. 2 I pour out my lament before him; I tell him about my troubles. 3 Even when my strength leaves me, you watch more

  • Consider Jesus

    Contributed on Jul 10, 2002
    based on 7 ratings

    5 Steps to Humility. Based on Jesus example on the Kenosis passage. There are many Greek words in this outline which are needed to prove the eternality and deity of Jesus Christ, the prime example of humility.

    Consider Jesus Five Steps to Humility Philippians 2: 5-11 5 Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, 7 but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in more

  • Going Thru God's Discipline

    Contributed on Jul 10, 2002
    based on 20 ratings

    Many times God disciplines. Here are 3 actions you need to take to go thru God’s discipline.

    Going Thru God’s Discipline Jeremiah 29:10-14 10 This is what the LORD says: When seventy years are completed for Babylon, I will come to you and fulfill my gracious promise to bring you back to this place. 11 “For I know the plans I have for you”, declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and more

  • Growing By Doing The Unpopular

    Contributed on Jul 10, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    We could grow and rise beyond our situation when we do the unpopular. Based on the example of Mary, the sister of Lazarus, we can do these 4 actions so we can grow.

    Growing by Doing the Unpopular Matthew 26:6-13 6 Now while Jesus was in Bethany at the house of Simon the leper, 7 a woman came to him with an alabaster jar of expensive perfumed oil, and she poured it on his head as he was at the table. 8 When the disciples saw this, they became indignant and more

  • Growing By Running The Race Of Life

    Contributed on Jul 10, 2002
    based on 21 ratings

    3 Actions to take to run the Race of Life based on Hebrews 12: 1-3

    Growing by Running the Race of Life Hebrews 12: 1-3 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, we must get rid of every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and run with endurance the race set out for us, 2 keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus, the pioneer and more