• Lou Bartet

    Contributing sermons since Jun 22, 2001
Lou's church

Point Assembly of God
Downsville Louisiana , 71234
(318) 982-7440

About Lou
  • Education: Doctorate in the school of hard knocks.
  • Experience: 30 plus years as a pastor of two congregations
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I know nothing as I ought, so please bear with the incompleteness of my thoughts.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Attitudes That Changed The World, by Dr. Sam Sasser
  • Family: Married 30 years Father of 6 girls Grandfather of 13
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: You’ll have to ask her.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Be real, be relevant, be reachable
  • Books that have had an impact: Ragman And Other Cries of Faith, by Walter Wangerin
  • Hobbies: Computers and People
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Quit waiting for some brighter moment and live where you are!
  • What I want on my tombstone: God’s grace was sufficient!
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  • The Blessed Man: His Journey

    Contributed on Aug 30, 2016
    based on 2 ratings

    With a passion for the presence of God burning in his heart and the clarity of his objective in mind, the author of this Psalm describes his pilgrimage to the place of God's presence.

    THE BLESSED MAN: His Journey Psalm 84 (with emphasis on verses 5-7) The author of Psalm 84 expresses the yearnings and prayers of a pilgrim journeying to the dwelling place of God in Jerusalem. His entire being yearns for the presence of God. In his observations, he has observed the sparrow more

  • The Heart Of Authentic Worship

    Contributed on May 21, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    We often mistake the means of worship for worship itself!

    WORSHIP: The Heart of Authentic Worship CORE VALUE: Worship is always worship! While there are a variety of fish, a fish is always a fish. Biologically, a fish is never a tree. A fish is never an insect. It doesn’t matter if it’s caught in a lake in Africa or a bayou in more

  • Whitewashed Or Washed White

    Contributed on Oct 15, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    The cost of maintaining religious appearances is high.

    Whitewashed or Washed White Matthew 23:25-26, 27-28 “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence. Blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup and dish, and then the more

  • Approved And Affirmed

    Contributed on Aug 29, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Paul’s battle to preserve the Gospel of Grace!

    SERIES TITLE: GALATIANS - A STUDY IN BASIC CHRISTIANITY SERMON TITLE: Approved and Affirmed (Lesson Four) SERMON TEXT: Galatians 2:1-10 1 Then after an interval of fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, taking Titus along also. 2 And it was because of a revelation that I more

  • Blessed To Be A Blessing

    Contributed on Aug 29, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    Paul commands us to "walk worthy," but what does the "worthy walk" look like?

    THE CHURCH Blessed To Be A Blessing Ephesians 4:1-6 1 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. 3 Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit more

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  • On The Morning Of October 2, 2006, A Troubled ...

    Contributed on Aug 29, 2007

    On the morning of October 2, 2006, a troubled milkman named Charles Carl Roberts barricaded himself inside the West Nickel Mine Amish School, ultimately murdering five young girls and wounding six others. Roberts committed suicide when police arrived on the scene. It was a dark day for the Amish more

  • Boudreaux And Dufrene Were Drinking A Few Beers ...

    Contributed on Apr 27, 2003

    Boudreaux and Dufrene were drinking a few beers while driving around, when Boudreaux saw a roadblock ahead. He couldn’t turn around, so he told Dufrene, "peel the label off your bottle and put in on your forehead." "Are you crazy," Dufrene responded? "No! Just do it and let me do the more

  • In The 1999 Movie "Instinct," Anthony Hopkins ...

    Contributed on Mar 16, 2003
    based on 5 ratings

    In the 1999 movie "Instinct," Anthony Hopkins plays an anthropologist and primatologist, Ethan Powel, who is being held in a maximum security prison for the critically insane. Cuba Gooding’s character is an ambitious psychiatrist, Dr. Theo Caulder, who is asked to evaluate Powel. At one point in more

  • We Dare Not Confine Theology To Seminary Coffee ...

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 80 ratings

    We dare not confine theology to seminary coffee shops where professors and students play mental badminton. It affects all of us. Some people lose their faith because of a sharp sense of disappointment with God. They expect God to act a certain way, and God "lets them down." Others may not lose more