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  • James Hayford Sr.

    Contributing sermons since Nov 15, 2000
James's church

Eastside Foursquare Church
Bothell, Washington 98041

About James
  • Education: B.Th L.I.F.E. Bible College, San Dimas, California, Masters work at University of California, Santa Barbara, California. Currently D.Min. candidate at A.T.G.S. (Asia Theological Graduate School, Manila, Philippines
  • Experience: Infull-time ministry since 1966. 1966-74 Youth Ministry; 1974-current Senior Pastor: Glendale, CA, Danville, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, Bothell, WA. Served also as National Director of Leadeship Development & Church Growth for Fousquare Church - North America (94-96)
  • Family: Jim has been married to Betsey since 1964. They have three grown children and eight grandchildren.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Keep it simple stupid!
  • Books that have had an impact: "Love, Acceptance And Forgiveness" Jerry Cook, Regal "The Jesus Style", Gayle Erwwin, Regal
  • Hobbies: Golf
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Jesus loves you whether you believe it or not!
  • What I want on my tombstone: He worked himself out of a job. His kids love Jesus.
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  • A Young Man's Question

    Contributed on Jul 6, 2001
    based on 56 ratings

    Jesus is confronted by a rich young man who wants to be His disciple.

    A Young Man’s Question” Third message in the series: “Conversations With Christ” Mark 10:17-31 LET’S LOOK AT OUR TEXT: 17 As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his knees before him. "Good teacher," he asked, "what must I do to inherit eternal more

  • A Woman With A Past

    Contributed on Jul 6, 2001
    based on 115 ratings

    A discussion Jesus had with a Samaritan woman.

    A Woman With A Past Fifth in a series: “Conversations With Christ” John 4:4-19 The text this morning is lengthy, but it important that week look at it in it’s entirety to get the full impact of this conversation a women had with Jesus. So, get close to a Bible and let’s look at more

  • A Night Visitor's Inquiry

    Contributed on Jul 6, 2001
    based on 93 ratings

    Discussion of Jesus’s conversation with Nicodemus

    A NIGHT VISITOR’S INQUIRY Sixth in the Series: “Conversations With Christ” John 3:1-18 Back in 1976, JIMMY CARTER was running against President Gerald Ford. And you might recall Jimmy Carter caused a bit of a sensation. Because during HIS campaign, Jimmy Carter said publicly he was a more

  • A Mother's Request

    Contributed on Nov 15, 2000
    based on 24 ratings

    Jesus talks with the mother of two of His disciples about being a servant.

    A MOTHER’S REQUEST” Fourth In The Series: “Conversations With Christ” Matthew 20:20-28 LET’S LOOK AT OUR TEXT: 20 Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons came to Jesus with her sons and, kneeling down, asked a favor of him. 21 "What is it you want?" he asked. She said, more

  • A Centurion's Faith

    Contributed on Nov 15, 2000
    based on 207 ratings

    Jesus talks with a Roman soldier whose servant is seriously ill commending him for his faith.

    A Centurion’s Faith Second In The Series “Conversations With Christ Matthew 8:5-13 5 When Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, asking for help. 6 "Lord," he said, "my servant lies at home paralyzed and in terrible suffering." 7 more