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Ish Engle

Contributor since: Feb 22, 2004
Denomination: Disciples of Christ

About Ish Engle

Education: BS - Operations Research and Systems Analysis, USMA, 1993

Comment to those looking at my sermons: Please feel free to contact me with your advice, opinions, etc.

One of my favorite illustrations: Preach the Gospel at all times, if necessary, use words. St. Francis.

Family: I have a wonderful wife, Susan, and two beautiful daughters. Misty, our oldest, is living in LA with her husband and my three AWESOME grandkids, and Lysa, our youngest, is in school here in Frederick.

What my parents think of my sermons: I think their both amazed that I actually deliver sermons.

What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: Half the time -- GOOD JOB! The other half, not so much!

Best advice given to me about preaching: Stick to the point

Books that have had an impact: A Generous Orthodoxy by Brian McLaren The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis Christianity ReDiscovered by Vincent Donovan Thinking the Faith by Douglas John Hall

Hobbies: I like football, fantasy football, and sudoku.

Something funny that happened while preaching: I was using a radio to show that we need to "tune in" to God. I was talking about how the Holy Spirit gives us the "power" to do that, and that when the connection is broken, we cannot listen anymore. Someone had put batteries in the radio, and so when I unplugged it, it kept playing!

What I want on my tombstone: Sausage and mushrooms