• Fred W. Penney

    Contributing sermons since Jan 8, 2001
Fred W.'s church

Elim Pentecostal
St.John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador A1W 2H2

About Fred W.
  • Education: Doctor of Ministry. D.Min
  • Experience: 32 years preaching
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Gardner Taylor once told me: "Words are the weapons of our warfare." Haddon Robinson once told me: "Your big idea is the arrow and the sermon purpose is the target."
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  • "god So Loved The World...those O So Famous Words"

    Contributed on Feb 26, 2019

    read the passage in John 3... the sermon will be preached in the first person. Nicodemus will tell his story and give his testimony.

    Title: those o so famous words… John 3: 1Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a member of the Jewish ruling council. 2He came to Jesus at night and said, “Rabbi, we know you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the miraculous signs you are doing if God more

  • Unsinkable!

    Contributed on Feb 26, 2019

    Tell the story of a storm while fishing

    “Title: “Unsinkable” Mark 4:35-41 Subject: What does the calming of the storm teach us about Jesus? Complement: His kingdom is going to flourish, endure and thrive! Big idea: Jesus calls us to an unsinkable kingdom! Preaching idea ? there is only one unsinkable ship – it's the kingdom of more

  • The Story Of Jerusalem

    Contributed on Dec 28, 2018

    The first advent anticipates the second

    The story of Jerusalem – City of David, City of God Texts: Genesis 12 and Revelation 21:3 and 22:5 Introduction: December 2018 - Advent message Great cities of the world include… NYC… Paris…London… Beijing…Rio De Janerio… San Francisco…Washington DC… Toronto…New Deli (Mumbai) (India)… Cairo… more

  • I Am Gabriel

    Contributed on Dec 28, 2018

    The Christmas story told from the perspective of the angel Gabriel. First person narrative sermon.

    “I am Gabriel - I stand in the presence of God.” Move #1 – read text – Luke 2:1-14 Introduction: Allow me to introduce myself. I am Gabriel. I’m an angel. Now I don’t wish to boast but some people even consider me angelic. Where I come from, “Star Wars” is small potatoes… I find those movies it a more

  • Joseph - Husband Of Mary - In First Person Narrative

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2016

    Christmas or Advent message about the birth of Jesus

    You Believe in Miracles?” Joseph-- {Eyewitness of his Majesty} “My name is Joseph; you know my wife better; she is much more famous than I. I’m the lesser half some might say. We were very average people--at least in the beginning, until all the attention. We were from a small tribe lived in a more

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  • Peter Pan

    Contributed on Mar 2, 2019

    Peter Pan and The Hope Of Heaven… St. John’s is the oldest of all the cities in North America. Embedded in this 400-year-old city are many stories. Bowering Park is one of the oldest parks in St. John’s. It was established by a grant of land from the Bowering family in 1911 on the 100th more

  • Evolution?

    Contributed on Feb 27, 2019

    An atheist was walking through the woods, admiring all the "accidents" that evolution had created. "What majestic trees! What powerful rivers! What beautiful animals!", he said to himself. As he was walking alongside the river he heard a rustling in the bushes behind him. more

  • Is God Still Relevant?

    Contributed on Feb 27, 2019

    “Is the Christ of the gospels, loved within the dimensions of the Mediterranean world, still capable of forming the center of our prodigiously expanded universe? Is not the world in the process of becoming more vast, more dazzling than (even) God? Will it not burst our faith asunder and eclipse more

  • A Silent Kindness

    Contributed on Feb 27, 2019

    Sir Nicholas George Winton – “A Silent Kindness” Nicholas Winton’s parents were German Jews who had moved to London two years before his birth. The family name was Wertheim, but was changed to Winton, they also converted to Christianity, and had Nicholas baptised. Nicholas Winton became a banker more

  • Parable Of The Lost Brother

    Contributed on Dec 31, 2018

    A Modern Parable of the Lost Brother (As interviewed on CBC radio Toronto, Metro Morning, by host Matt Galloway. February 7, 2017) Anton Pilipa of Toronto suffers from mental illness. Five years ago, feeling he wanted his space, he moved into his own apartment. A few short days later, without any more