Lloyd's church

Southside Christian
Ottawa, Illinois 61350

About Lloyd
  • Education: Lloyd holds an A.B. in Bible-Ministries from Manhattan Christian College in Manhattan, Kansas; a Master of Arts in Old Testament and a Master of Divinity in New Testament from Lincoln Christian Seminary in Lincoln, Illinos; and Master of Theology and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Covenant Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Experience: Lloyd has been in the preaching ministry since 1980. He also taught New Testament Greek at Lincoln Christian College from 1984 to 1989. He has written numerous articles for publication in the Christian Standard journal.
  • Family: Lloyd is a native of Omaha, Nebraska. He met and married his wife Pam in Lincoln, Illinois. Lloyd and Pam have three grown children.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Be yourself.
  • Books that have had an impact: Writings by Frances Schaeffer, C.S. Lewis, John Stott, and Max Lucado.
  • Hobbies: Computers, reading, various sports. Lloyd is a Nebraska Cornhusker football fan and enjoys watching ice hockey.
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Newest Sermons

  • Living In God's Steadfast Love: Ruth

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    This sermon examines how the Book of Ruth reveals God’s that God’s love for his people is steadfast even in the darkest ot times.

    "BIG IDEA"One family’s story in the Book of Ruth shows us that God’s love for his people is steadfast even in the darkest of times. NOTE: Also used in preparing this sermon is a chapel message delivered by Dr. Zach Eswine at Covenant Seminary in St. Louis [BEGIN SERMON SHOWING PICURES OF more

  • Living Gracefully: Letting Go

    Contributed on Jan 18, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    This message addressed a question asked by my Sermon Planning Group about how to understand and respond to memories of past sin once we come to live in the grip of grace

    "BIG IDEA":Paul’s heartfelt words in 2 Corinthians 7 help us avoid the destruction of haunting regret (in ourselves and others) by suggesting three differences between worldly sorrow and Godly Sorrow. NOTE: Also used in preparing this sermon is a chapel message delivered by Dr. Zach Eswine at more

  • Living Gracefully: Grace Is Like That

    Contributed on Jan 15, 2007

    This sermon seeks to help us visualize some important truths about Grace. I used it as a "Grace 101" type of message.

    NOTE: I preached this sermon for the first time a few years ago. I have tried to track down A SOURCE (even if it wasn’t’ the original source) for the illustrations used "BIG IDEA": Passages like Ephesians 2 and Luke 14 remind us that God freely and continually gives His Saving Grace to anyone more

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  • The Gold Watch- Lucille Wales' Husband Henry ...

    Contributed on Jan 15, 2007

    The Gold Watch- Lucille Wales’ husband Henry retired from his job as a mechanic at the local Ford dealership he was given a gold watch inscribed with his name. Henry was so proud it became his greatest treasure. "Now I have something special I can leave to our son" he would tell his wife. But more