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  • Michael Bell

    Contributing sermons since Oct 18, 2000
Michael's church

Corinth Baptist Church
New Ellenton, South Carolina 29809
(803)652-2101

About Michael
  • Education: Masters of Divinity in Biblical Studies from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 1994. Batchelor of Business Administration from North Georgia College in Dahlonega, GA 1981
  • Experience: Pastor, Corinth Baptist Church, New Ellenton, SC. 2010-present Pastor, Rich Hill Baptist Church, Heath Springs, SC. 2006-2009. Pastor, Cheohee Baptist Church, Tamassee, SC. 2003-2006 Pastor, Cross Roads Baptist Church, Carnesville, GA. 1996-2003 Pastor, Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Gordon, GA. Nov. 1990-1995 Ordained at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, GA. 1990
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: If my sermon fits in your pistol, feel free to shoot it! They aren’t fully annotated so you’d have to supply your own meat. My sermons aren’t copyrighted, they come from God. Why shouldn’t you use them?
  • Family: I have a beautiful wife Kathy & 3 great children.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Lessons I’ve learned as a preacher for 19 years (in no particular order): 1.) Never enter the pulpit angry or blow your stack during a sermon. “The fruit of the Spirit is self-control” 2.) Remember, when attacked or criticized right before a service from whom that criticism really comes. Never counter attack. I’ve never lost my temper & later felt good about it. 3.) If it FEELS really good to say, you probably shouldn’t say it. 4.) You are never as good as people say that you are. “Nice
  • Books that have had an impact: Anything written by D. A. Carson, John Piper, Millard Erickson, Charles Spurgeon, Max Lucado or R. C. Sproul. John MacArthur - The Gospel According To Jesus C. S. Lewis - Mere Christianity Harold Bryson & James Taylor - Building Sermons To Meet People’s Needs Josh McDowell - Evidence That Demands A Verdict Rick Warren - The Purpose Driven Church A. W. Tozer - The Knowledge of the Holy
  • Hobbies: Writing, Artwork & Computer graphics work
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  • "Avoiding A Counterfeit Revival”

    Contributed on Sep 6, 2001
    based on 193 ratings
     | 6,287 views

    In REVIVAL, JESUS DOES NOT JUST “PATCH-UP” YOUR OLD LIFE. HE MAKES ALL THINGS NEW!

    I¶ - I brought with me this morning some of my little boy Jack’s jeans...hole in the knee...What do you expect? A pastor’s kid ought to have “holy jeans” should he not? Oddly enough, from what I understand, the more full of holes & rugged looking a pair of jeans are, the “cooler” they’re supposed ...read more

  • The Problem Behind The Problem

    Contributed on May 24, 2001
    based on 66 ratings
     | 2,073 views

    This message demonstrates that IT IS NEVER RIGHT TO DO WRONG TO DO RIGHT!

    {INTRO}-Many of you will remember the Los Angeles Riots in the aftermath of the Rodney King trial... Wrong verdict...people took law into their own hands... They were justifiably angry, but their actions were unjustifiable...rioting & killing...What we saw was a perfect example of a much deeper ...read more

  • Who Put Jesus On The Cross?

    Contributed on Apr 15, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,929 views

    GOD WOULD HAVE YOU SOLVE THE MOST IMPORTANT MURDER MYSTERY OF ALL TIME - that is, the MURDER of Jesus Christ.

    INTRO ¶ - There is no FREEDOM of the PRESS in China. Most if not all of us have followed the continuing saga of the airplane collision & the subsequent detaining of 24 military personnel...The governmentally controlled Chinese media’s officially sanctioned story has been that we took aggressive ...read more

  • Hidden Reefs In The Love Feast

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2001
    based on 88 ratings
     | 2,979 views

    God’s word reveals the types of sins we are to repent of lest we become “hidden reefs” in the Love Feast.

    INTRO: 2 kinds of heresy have always threatened the church: 1.) Heresy of DOCTRINE. 2.) Heresy of HEART. Jude is enjoining Christians to fight against heresy - of both kinds. The false teachers that Jude = dealing with were guilty of BOTH...we tend to focus on defending against ...read more

  • The Nettles Of God's Love

    Contributed on Feb 22, 2001
    based on 72 ratings
     | 1,628 views

    This sermon answers the question: HOW ARE WE AS BELIEVERS TO HANDLE THE DISAPPOINTMENTS & DIFFICULTIES OF CLOSED DOORS IN OUR LIFE?

    INTRO: Vance Havner in his book IT IS TOWARDS EVENING tells the story about a town where the living of most came through farming cotton. Then the Boll Weevil invaded...devastated the cotton crop - the very source of their income - threatening to put everyone in poor house. THE DOOR TO A ...read more