• Joe W. Theus

    Contributing sermons since Dec 30, 2015
Joe's church

Canaan Missionary First
San Antonio, Texas 78220

About Joe
  • Education: I have studied at Texas Southern University in Houston, Boyce Bible College, Guadalupe Seminary in Victoria, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Extension in Houston and receive a Bachelor and Master's degree from Faith Evangelical college and Seminary in Tacoma Washington
  • Experience: I served as Youth Pastor at The Greater Rose Hill Baptist Church, Houston Texas under the late Rev. F.A.Allen, Youth Moderator in Southwest Central District Association under Rev. F.A.Allen. Organizer of Baptist Training Union at Mt. Olive Baptist Church under the late Pastor Woodrow Alford. Teacher, worship and Arts with Missionary General Baptist Convention of Texas Inc. Youth advisor with Missionary General Baptist Convention of Texas, Inc.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I hope and pray they will discern my sincerity
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Sermons about Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Christmas, Discipleship, Stewardship, Worship, Youth, Family, Leadership, Vision
  • One of my favorite illustrations: The role of parents
  • Family: I am married to Lela Jo (Sullivan) Theus now for 16 years with 3 children and 6 grandchildren.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: My mother liked them
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She thinks I am a good dedicated preacher
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Be sincere from the late Dr. Gardner C. Taylor and Dr, Crawford Kimble
  • Books that have had an impact: Leading with a limp, Dan B. Allender, PHD; The Holy Spirit, Arthur W. Pink ;A Public Faith, Ivor J. Davidson; New Testament Theology, Frank Stagg
  • Hobbies: Listening to music, playing Basketball, writing
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Be true to the text
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: A lady sleeping and shouts out, amen
  • What I want on my tombstone: He loved God , his family and preaching
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Newest Sermons

  • That's A Song To Sing

    Contributed on Dec 30, 2015

    Seeking comfort at times may come through singing songs you like. It is a part of the African American history to sing when frustrated, depressed, or even seeking decisions for life's quest

    This idea was prompted by a song of the world, as we would call it, "Only the strong Survive" by the late Jerry Butler. He talks about a love affair that went wrong and concludes that only the strong survive bad relationships. Of course, I agree and so, that's a song to sing. This Psalm by David more

  • What A Time To Sing

    Contributed on Dec 30, 2015

    It was the Passover and Jesus instituted the Lord's Supper and out of all that happened that Thursday evening at the table, they went out singing a hymn.

    The scene is the last supper on Thursday evening; Calvary is next on the agenda; supper being over, Jesus said, "I will not drink henceforth of the fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my father's kingdom, verse 29: And when they had sung a hymn, they went out into the more