• James Dorman

    Contributing sermons since Apr 28, 2014
James's church

Craft Baptist Church
, Texas

About James
  • Education: A.S. in Psychology Jacksonville College, Jacksonville, TX B.S. in Psychology Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX M.A. in Religion B.M.A. Theological Seminary, Jacksonville TX P.B.I.C. from Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX
  • Experience: I have been preaching for 30 years. I have served as pastor of worship, youth, church planter, and senior pastor.
  • Family: I am blessed to have a wife who has served with me for 26 years and 2 children.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: My grandfather who was a pastor always told my cousins and I (2 of them are also pastors) to preach, "Get right, do right, stay right!"
  • Books that have had an impact: Building Sermons to Meet People's Needs by Harold Bryson
  • Hobbies: Community Theater, Computers, Camping
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: One morning, a dear lady in our church on the back row tried to get out a collapsible fan. It got away from her as it sprung out and flew over several heads to land in the center aisle. I think only us 2 knew what happened!
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Newest Sermons

  • Acts: Christ Builds His Church

    Contributed on May 11, 2017

    An introduction to the book of Acts.

    Intro: AG: Exerpt from Billy Graham 1955 sermon: The story of “The Chess Master and the Painting” “There is a picture of a chess game hanging in Paris. On one side of the painting is the Devil, and on the other side is a lad about sixteen years of age. They are playing chess. The Devil has a more

  • Follower Of Christ And Leader Of Others

    Contributed on May 9, 2017

    This sermon was preached at a Galilean (by Discipleguide) initiation and explores their motto.

    Textual Segment:Tonight, Joshua was inducted into the Gallileans. I want to examine their motto more closely. Their 2 key verses are great life verses for us all. Their motto: Follower of Christ, leader of others, is based on 1 Peter 2:21 NKJV For to this you were called, because Christ more

  • Stop Covetting And Be Content

    Contributed on May 3, 2017

    A study in the 10th commandment.

    INTRO: AG: It was the middle of the night. Keith Richards, guitarist for the Rolling Stones, had a musical riff playing in his head. He woke up, grabbed his guitar and a tape recorder, recorded the tune and then went back to sleep. Their front man, Mick Jagger, wrote lyrics to go with the tune. more

  • Speak Only The Truth

    Contributed on May 3, 2017

    A look at the commandment to stop lying.

    INTRO: AG: A pastor announced one Sunday that next Sunday he was going to preach on lying. And as preparation for the message he wanted the congregation to read the 17th chapter of Mark. The next Sunday the preacher began by asking those who read the 17th chapter of Mark to raise their hands. more

  • Stop Thief!

    Contributed on May 3, 2017

    A sermon on the prohibition against theft.

    Stop thief! Exodus 20:15; Ephesians 4:28 INTRODUCTION AG: A Sunday school teacher was teaching her class about the difference between right and wrong. "All right children, let’s take another example," she said. "If I were to get into a man’s pocket and take his billfold with all his money, more

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Newest Sermon Illustrations

  • The Intruder

    Contributed on May 11, 2017

    One night I was certain that I was about to become the victim of a home invasion. Something had awakened me. I heard a strange noise and became even more alert. As I slowly looked around with my heart thumping I saw him! He was standing there looking at me. I wasn’t sure what to do. I more

  • Save My Boot!

    Contributed on May 11, 2017

    As an elementary age kid I received a present which made my life complete. I finally had my very own set of cowboy boots! I was so proud of them, I would have slept in them if my mom would have allowed it. I have 2 cousins who were born the same year as me. When our families got together, more