• Jonathan Powell

    Contributing sermons since Nov 7, 2006
Jonathan's church

Union Grove Baptist Church
Albertville, Alabama 35951
256 558-6052

About Jonathan
  • Education: BSE - Jacksonville State University (1997) M Min - Covington Theological Seminary (2009) D Min - Covington Theological Seminary (2010) Th. D - Covington Theological Seminary (2013)
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: "Under Construction" - series out of Nehemiah "Living the Christian Life" - series out of James "Christmas Worship Series" - Characters of Christmas
  • Family: My wife Jeniffer and I have been married for 16 years, we have two daughters - Jaelie-Grace and Josian-Faith.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Be bold - preach the Word - not your opinions!
  • Books that have had an impact: "Confessions of a Pastor", "The Art of Personal Evangelism" - Will McRaney, "The Heart of a Great Pastor" - HD London Jr.
  • Hobbies: Golf, Fishing, Arranging Music
  • What I want on my tombstone: Oh may all who walk behind us Find us Faithful!
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  • For Every Problem, There's A Solution

    Contributed on Mar 28, 2013
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    Simple sermon from various Scripture to illustrate how for every problem there is a solution in life. Within the Christian walk, the solution is not a self-help book, it is Christ Jesus!

    For Every Problem, There's a Solution Romans 10:13 Illustration: How Coca-Cola is used to clean battery acid How 409 is used to clean up messes How WD 40 is used for anything Etc. and so on "For Every problem, there is a solution - let's look at our problem and see if there's a more

  • Forgiveness

    Contributed on Mar 28, 2013
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    A look at the life of Joseph - how God used his circumstances to provide an example of "How to forgive one another"

    After 36 years of life, I have come to the conclusion of the following: if we as Christians would forgive one another as Christ Jesus has forgiven each one of us, the Body of Christ could move forward as a mighty army - and not limp in neutral as a wounded/divided militia! Forgiveness is more

  • Be Encouraged

    Contributed on Mar 26, 2013
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    Sermon that focuses on Encouragement

    Encouraging Others 1 Thessalonians 3:1-8 I. The Need for Encouragement Each person in this room today is in need of some type of encouragement. Just this week, a person close to our family has fallen into sin. We are crushed and disappointed that this has happened – but what are we more

  • Be Holy

    Contributed on Mar 26, 2013
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    Continuation of 1 Thessalonians series, "Be Holy"

    Be Holy 1 Thessalonians Series 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 – February 20, 2011 Throughout the book of 1 Thessalonians – up to this point – we’ve seen Paul challenge the church to be strong and continue the work of the ministry of the gospel. We’ve seen Paul challenge more

  • Challenges

    Contributed on Mar 26, 2013

    Challenges by Paul to the church

    Challenges – Are we ready to step up to Paul’s Challenges? 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18 I. Challenge to Churches (12-13) a. We are to Respect, Recognize, and Honor our Leaders 1. Senior Pastor 2. Youth Pastor 3. Deacon Leadership aa. Pray for Them • Prayerless more

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  • Is This The Nfl Or The Nba?" - From An E-Mail ...

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    "Is this the NFL or the NBA?" - from an e-mail received February 2009 36 have been accused of spousal abuse 7 have been arrested for fraud 19 have been accused of writing bad checks 117 have directly or indirectly bankrupted at least 2 businesses 3 have done time for assault 71, repeat more