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  • Jim Martin

    Contributing sermons since Nov 19, 2012
Jim's church

International Justice Mission
Washington, District of Columbia 20037
7034655495

About Jim
  • Experience: I've been in ministry of over 20 years. Currently I'm a regular conference speaker, an author (The Just Church, Tyndale Momentum 2012), and in my day job, I have the privilege of directing the church mobilization efforts of International Justice Mission.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: I participated on a team that preached a series on the book of Jeremiah. It was a fantastic experience for the teachers and, I believe, for the church. My favorite moment was getting the assignment to preach on Jeremiah 19 where the prophet is instructed to smash a clay pot in front of the leaders of Israel. Powerful passage, but difficult to convey to a modern congregation. I'll post the result soon...
  • One of my favorite illustrations: That time I almost blew up an outhouse in rural El Salvador...
  • Family: Jim lives in the Washington D.C. area with is wife Jenna and their three kids.
  • Books that have had an impact: The Mission of God, Christopher J. H. Wright Interior Castle, Teresa of Avila Good News About Injustice, Gary Haugen
  • Hobbies: I love to work with my hands. Gardening, woodworking, cooking, knitting... you name it.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: It turns out that, in the end, God really can be trusted... with everything.
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  • Jeremiah's Performance Review

    Contributed on Nov 20, 2012
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    In Jeremiah 19 there is the climactic scene where Jeremiah is instructed to smash at the gate of the city in front of the leaders of Jerusalem. The clash of worldviews and the significant emotional cargo of this passage seemed difficult to render to a mod

    Jeremiah’s Performance Review by Jim Martin The River Church Community Sunday, November 18th, 2007 The River Church Community ACT I Scene 1 The intro has to set up that the book of Jeremiah and this story arc in the OT are all about God trying to warn his people that if they ...read more

  • Worship Fully - Escape The Noise

    Contributed on Nov 19, 2012
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    This sermon is the first of a four sermon series for a church that is supporting International Justice Mission through Advent Conspiracy. This sermon elaborates on the topic of Worshipping Fully in the Advent season by exploring sciptures in Isaiah, encou

    Worship Fully — Escape the Noise Isaiah 58 This sermon is one in a four-part series encouraging congregations as they join the Advent Conspiracy and Give More, Spend Less, Worship Fully and Love All. For the remainder of the sermon series, visit www.IJM.org/adventconspiracy. 1. Introduction ...read more

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