• Jeff Kolk

    Contributing sermons since Oct 26, 2000
Jeff's church

Cross Road Baptist Church
Lufkin, Texas 75904

About Jeff
  • Education: 1982 Grad. - Mira Mesa High School, San Diego, CA; 1986 BS - Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; 1990 MDIV - Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX; DMin in Progress Started July 2007 Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX
  • Experience: Since 1991 I have pastored churches in California, Mississippi and now in Texas. I have also worked as a Minister of Education in Mississippi. During by college years I was very involved in Baptist Student Union (a Christian campus ministry). I have been to Canada and the Philippines and India on mission trips. Our church has adopted an unreached people group in West Bengal India.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I am always interested in improving. If you have a comment or illustration that would help me please let me know.
  • Family: I was born into a Christian home and raise in San Diego, CA. I am married to a wonderful Mississippi girl. My wife is a nurse at a local hospital and I have 2 wonderful children.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Study. Stay true to the text. Find and use relevant illustrations. Make direct application to present day life.
  • Books that have had an impact: The Bible; The Purpose Driven Church - Rick Warren; The Forgotten Ways - Alan Hirsch Answers to Prayer - George Mueller; The Pursuit of God - A.W. Tozer
  • Hobbies: Computers, Racquetball
  • What I want on my tombstone: I want to see you in heaven! - Receive Jesus - John 1:12
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  • The Most Happy People

    Contributed on Aug 4, 2001
    based on 195 ratings

    The most happy people are those content in the fact that God is in control.

    The Most Happy People Phil. 4:10-13 Jeff Kolk - Cross Road Baptist Church - Lufkin, TX INTRODUCTION: Who are the most happy people? The rich? - No, both rich and poor suffer from discontentment. I would say the most happy people are the content people. Let’s see what Paul says to the more

  • Stuck Or Seeking?

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2001
    based on 107 ratings

    Are you "stuck" in life or "seeking" God’s will for you?

    Stuck or Seeking? Mark 10:46-52 INTRODUCTION: Pastor Steve Heartsill shares a story of A young man, who had worked for years on the railroad, wanted a job as a signalman for the railroad. For his interview, he was told to meet the inspector at the signal box. The inspector asked him, "What more

  • Good Intentions Are Not Enough

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2000
    based on 127 ratings

    Good intentions need Godly action to benefit the kingdom of God

    "Good Intentions Are Not Enough" Proverbs 16:1-3 INTRODUCTION: + In the 18th Century James Boswell is said, "Hell is paved with good intentions." Actions must be taken and followed through in order for the intention to become a reality. Boswell’s quote is a summary of human nature not to more

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