James's church

Faithfulness Ministries Church
Baytown, Texas 77520

About James
  • Education: San Jacinto Jr. College Baptist Bible College Andersonville Baptist Seminary
  • Experience: - Started a mission church in Pasadena Texas that resulted in 137 visitors, mostly non-churched during a 1.5 year span. Church was merged into a local established church. - Started a succesful online cell-group church called "The24hourchurch". - Encouraged what is now a growing Hispanic church in South Houston Texas. - Gave guidance and help to a struggling church in Houston Texas effected by devistating floods. - Currently assisting a church with a terminally ill pastor.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I don’t claim to bring you anything new here. But as the Lord inspires me, I hope these are a blessing to you, and that you can take what I have written here, and blend/change it to meet what you feel the Holy Spirit is leading you to say....
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Bro. Mike Marcellus (Austin Texas) and his sermons on Joshua. Series on Nehemiah 1999 at Real Life Christian Fellowship Houston Texas
  • One of my favorite illustrations: The story of Billy Graham’s Sunday School teacher. It shows the importance of being faithful, you never know the impact in the heavenly’s.
  • Family: Mirna (35-wife) - A gifted writer and the love of my life! Corey (10=son) Rachel (8-daughter)
  • What my parents think of my sermons: I don’t believe that they have heard me preach before...
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: When I asked her this, she started laughing.. Not a good sign! She commented that I am very good at putting the children to sleep! She has a great sense of humor! (I hope it was humor...)
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: 1) Be brief 2) Be real 3) Be practical 4) Be relevant 5) Be honest
  • Books that have had an impact: "Prayers That Avail Much" series by Germain Copeland "Capture Your Call" by Terry-Anne Preston(Golko) "Public Praise" by John Hendrick "Heresy Hunters" by James R. Spencer "The Cell Church" by Larry Stocksdale" "The Bible for Palm OS" - Laridian Software
  • Hobbies: Musician - Trumpet, keyboards and vocals. Song writing, specifically worship music. Computer technology.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Be faithful to what God has called you to do. No matter how great, or small it might be.
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: Often I have totally forgotten good friends names!
  • What I want on my tombstone: Current Occupation: 2nd Chair Trumpet in the Universe’s Best Band
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  • Jesus's Simple Plan For Evangelism And Church Planting

    Contributed on Nov 19, 2001
    based on 110 ratings

    This is a sermon based on my testimony of how the Lord called me to start a church, and our biblical pattern for ministry & evangelism. Practical points are made on how we are called, how God fullfills that calling, and suggestions for church planting.

    Introduction: It’s funny how the Lord has us in the palm of His hand. How he knows what we can do, and plans the future for us. Some times this even involves what seems like catastrophe. We were in the middle of a cell group barbecue at our friends the Grants. The children are playing, the more

  • What We Can Learn From The Life Of Jonah

    Contributed on Nov 19, 2001
    based on 45 ratings

    An outline with chronology and practical points on the life of Jonah. The sermon breaks the chapters down with a master conclusion, with focus on following the will of God for our life.

    What We Can Learn from Jonah Chapter 1 Possible excuses for not going to Nineveh · It was a dangerous journey · He feared the wickedness and the people · He might have lacked finances · Fear of the unknown · Maybe he doubted his prophetic ability · Wondered of it would make a more

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