Gary's church

Retired Christian Educator / Pastor
Evansville, Indiana 47714

About Gary
  • Education: I attended Moody Bible Institute and received by BA from Siena Heights College in Adrian, Michigan. I pursued graduate work at Huntington College in Indiana and received my graduate degrees, Th.M. and DMin. from Christian Bible College in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
  • Experience: I have served in pastorates either full time or bivocationally for a total of 25 years and I have been involved in Christian education for a total of 20 years. The two ministries have been concurrent at times. I am currently retired and doing volunteer work with academically and emotionally struggling middle school students in our area public school.
  • Family: I am married with four grown children nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Stand up, speak up, and then shut up.
  • Hobbies: I am an avid bicyclist and computer user.
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  • Voices

    Contributed on Apr 12, 2003
    based on 69 ratings

    This sermon is a consideration of the voices in the Palm Sunday text of Luke 19

    Voices Luke 19:28-48 Introduction Every day there are many voices trying to convince us about how to live our lives. Those voices do not always offer wise counsel. Illustration: Here are instructions on how to react to hungry pythons, as given to Peace Corpsmen serving in Brazil more

  • Going On A Little Further

    Contributed on Mar 16, 2002
    based on 69 ratings

    Using Jesus Gethsemane experience of "going on a little further" He is seen as going further in compassion, commitment and courage.

    Going on a Little Further Matthew 26:39 Introduction Illustration: Gordon MacDonald said, “You can tell whether you are becoming a servant by how you act when people treat you like one.” How do you react when you are treated like a servant? I must confess that my reaction isn’t always a more

  • God's Guidelines For Graduates

    Contributed on Jun 4, 2001
    based on 136 ratings

    A sermon to graduates (any graduates) with three guidelines for success as faithful Christians. Message is appropriate for challenging any Christians. Based on II Timothy 1:7; Philippians 3:13-14; and Hebrews 12:1-3

    Guidelines For Graduates II Timothy 1:7; Philippians 3:13-14; Hebrews 12:1-3 Introduction Illustration: Going down the highway a bumper sticker was observed that said, "I’m a Pearl Harbor survivor." The unique thing about this bumper sticker was that is was on the back of a Toyota truck. more

  • The Glorious Appearing Of Christ

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 45 ratings

    The past, present, and future activity of Christ on behalf of mankind. Good for use at Easter or on a study of the ministry of Christ.

    Illustration: Dr. E. Stanley Jones, the famous missionary, wrote in his autobiography a story about a friend, who was called upon to conduct a funeral service. This friend wanted to do the funeral exactly as it should be, so he turned to the New Testament to see how Jesus conducted a funeral. What more

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