Contributing sermons since Jul 1, 2004
Contributed on Mar 25, 2020
After Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead there was quite a stir in Jerusalem. The Chief Priests and Pharisees called a meeting of the ruling council and asked, "What do we do now?" How about today? How do we answer the covid-19 crisis?
The Question Everyone Is Asking Text: John 11:45-57 Many of the Jews therefore, who had come with Mary and had seen what he did, believed in him, 46 but some of them went to the Pharisees and told them what Jesus had done. 47 So the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered the council ...read more
Contributed on Jul 16, 2018
Abram and Sarai are desperate for an heir. So desperate, in fact, that they are willing to try anything...and, do. As life spins out of control the impact of their poor choices affects more than just their own relationship. But, God shows up as a searching and seeking God.
A Runaway Is Found, A Poor Decision Is Exposed, And Faithful People are Tested. Text: Genesis 16: 1-16 16 Sarai, Abram’s wife, hadn’t yet produced a child. She had an Egyptian maid named Hagar. Sarai said to Abram, “God has not seen fit to let me have a child. Sleep with my maid. Maybe I can ...read more
Contributed on Sep 14, 2017
Men in general…and, Christian men in particular…have a need to look good. We need to appear to be in control. But, in truth we are very much like ducks gliding along on a pond…we look serene…and calm…but, underneath we are paddling like mad.
Father’s Day June 2016 How To Be A Champion With God Introduction: !. Thank people for the kind acceptance they have extended to us. 2. Father’s Day story about my Dad. (The time he confronted some street gang in church). A Foreword to what I am going to share with you: Men ...read more
Contributed on Feb 20, 2017
Our society values inclusiveness and acceptance. But sometimes the Bible presents us with a God that divides and separates. James 4:1=12 seems to be one of these passages. Or, is it?
In our society one of the worst things that can be said of us is, “They are so divisive”. Our society is all about inclusiveness. We are all about acceptance; all about respecting differences; all about making room for all. That is what makes preaching from James 4:1-12 difficult. It is so ...read more
Contributed on Jul 4, 2004
This is a "Great Commission" message that I have preached in the USA this year to congregations ranging from 700 to 2500 in Attendance. It has a bit of a post-modern twist to it.
The Three “D’s” of Purpose Introduction: Of course some people here might we wondering, “WHY did pastor have a MISSIONARY come and speak here this MORNING/EVENING?” Illus: My Dad had a schoolmate from Bible College and he was known as the missionary who always preached the RIGHT length ...read more
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Contributed on Sep 27, 2017
At the age of 3 years old, our family lived with my maternal grandparents while my father was in seminary. One day the kid living next-door to us came up to me and said, “Greg Fisher I am going to give you a bloody nose.” The next thing that happened—when he did, in fact, punch me in the ...read more
Contributed on Jul 1, 2004
When I lived in Ghana I remember hearing about a certain man. He lived in a village near Kumasi that is known for the production of kinte cloth. You know these Ghanaians dress very smartly in their kinte cloth. This particular man was very talented at cloth weaving, and designed and wove a very ...read more
Contributed on Jul 1, 2004
Zanzibar is an old city in East Africa. A city with an unfortunate past. It is filled with ornate architecture, and it is the home of the Swahili Institute, the official guardians of the Kiswahili language. But, for nearly 300 years it was the home of something else. It was the home of one of ...read more