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  • How To Deal With The Giant Of Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Jun 6, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,775 views

    going to talk this morning on discouragement (the leukemia of the soul).

    INTRO: A man joined a monastery, and to join this monastery you can only say two words in ten years. After ten years was up he came in the monsignor’s office and said, “Bed hard.” He went back and served another ten years of silence and came to the monsignor’s office and said, “Food cold.” Went ...read more

  • The Giant Of The Journey Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Jun 6, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,156 views

    Facing the Giants in your life over a long period of time.

    INTRO: In the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, Ben Johnson of Canada won the 100-meter dash, setting a new Olympic record and a new world record. Our American contender, Carl Lewis, came in second and most were shocked that he hadn’t won the gold. After the race, the judges learned ...read more

  • The Giant Of Deception Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Jun 6, 2008
     | 2,510 views

    I’m going to talk about 3 things about deception.

    INTRO: There is a story about a woman who had been trying for years to persuade her egotistical husband to put an end to the idea that he and he alone was number one. This man was obsessed with being number one. He never stopped talking about being first in sales at the office, and first on ...read more

  • The Giant Of Religion Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Jun 6, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,226 views

    Today we are going to look at a very cruel giant, the giant of religion

    INTRO: A young girl became a Christian in an exciting revival at her church and was baptized the closing Sunday morning. That afternoon she ran through the house singing and dancing. Her sour grandfather rebuked her with these words, “You ought to be ashamed of yourself. You just joined the ...read more

  • Facing Your Giants Of Fear Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Jun 6, 2008
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,202 views

    We all face fear at one time or another. One person writes that fear is the oldest and strongest emotion of mankind.

    INTRO: I read this week that at least 322 unique phobias have been identified. Phobia comes from the Greek word for fear, and refers to a panic that is completely out of proportion to the perceived threat behind it. Extreme cases of a phobia can result in escalated anxiety and a full-fledged ...read more

  • Beauty And The Beast Pt.2 Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Apr 19, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,084 views

    We have looking at financial fairy tales 2nd myth we will look at: "Character really does not matter when it comes to money".

    INTRO: One day a certain old, rich man of a miserable disposition visited a rabbi, who took the rich man by the hand and led him to a window. "Look out there," he said. The rich man looked into the street, "What do you see?" asked the rabbi. "I see men, women, and children," answered the rich ...read more

  • Beauty And The Beast Pt.3 Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Apr 19, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,232 views

    The 3rd fairy tale we will look at: "Possessions are powerless."

    INTRO: Thought: How many possessions does a man need? Tolstoy writes a story about a man who lived in Russia who worked for and finally accumulated 1300 acres. His passion was to accumulate land. A stranger came by one day and told him about land in the East where you could have what you could ...read more

  • Beauty And The Beast Pt.1 Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Apr 19, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,206 views

    Financial fairy tales we will be looking at this morning: We are going to look at the concept more will be enough.

    INTRO: It’s amazing to hear about the salaries and endorsements the professional athletes make. I heard someone discuss the earnings of Michael Jordan, the famous basketball player, when his earnings were at the peak. Question: How much is enough income for a year? Listen to some of these ...read more

  • Beauty And The Beast Pt.5 Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Apr 19, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 880 views

    The last lie we are going to look at is "Money has nothing to do with spirituality."

    INTRO: A little girl was given two dollars by her father. He told her that she could do anything she wanted with one and the other was to be given to God on Sunday at church. The girl nodded in agreement and asked if she could go to the candy store. With visions of all that she could buy with her ...read more

  • Beauty And The Beast Pt.4 Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Apr 19, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 898 views

    The myth we are going to look at today is "Giving Means Subtracting".

    INTRO: How many of us liked math when we were growing up? I remember in college, before being called into the ministry, I was going to get a math degree. But I realized I could not make it through Calculus 3. I just could not understand it. It’s like today living in a society that teaches us one ...read more

  • What Every Christian Should Know Pt.3 Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 11,785 views

    We will continue our look at the Pharisee Syndrome.

    INTRO: STAY FERVENT IN LOVE. Fervent is a word that speaks of intensity and determination. It is an athletic term for stretching to reach the tape. Have you watched the fellows and gals who run the dash? When they come around that last turn and they’re pressing for the tape, they’ll get right to ...read more

  • Relationship Busters Pt.5 Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,145 views

    We are going to look at the foundation of what this house stands on and it’s self.

    INTRO: In a 2001 Times Magazine cover article entitled, "Power Struggle—Who’s in Charge", a vivid example of a somewhat epidemic was given. It reads: Here is a parenting parable for our age. Carla Wagner, 17, of Coral Gables, Florida, spent the afternoon drinking the tequila she charged on her ...read more

  • What Every Christian Should Know Pt.2 Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,389 views

    We’ve begun a series of sermons that deal with the "Pharisee Syndrome."

    INTRO: Two cars were waiting at a stoplight. The light turned green, but the man didn’t notice it. A woman in the car behind him is watching traffic pass around them. The woman begins pounding on her steering wheel and yelling at the man to move. The man doesn’t move. The woman is going ballistic ...read more

  • What Every Christian Should Know Pt.1 Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,217 views

    We are going to look at the "Pharisee Syndrome"

    INTRO: A while back I was watching a show on the greenback (American dollar) and how it has endured over the years. In the last couple of years there has been a huge push to modernize the greenback because there is so much counterfeiting going on. Hundreds of millions of dollars are lost each year ...read more

  • Relationship Builders Pt.2 Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on Apr 3, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 973 views

    The second pillar to healthy relationships is loyalty

    INTRO: In the December 31, 1989 Chicago Tribune, the editors printed their photos of the decade. One of them, by Michael Fryer, captured a grim fireman and paramedic carrying a fire victim away from the scene. The blaze, which happened in Chicago in December 1984, at first seemed routine. But then ...read more