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Michael Bolin

Contributor since: May 16, 2009
Denomination: United Methodist

Michael's church

Wheatley / Salem UMC

Black Rock Arkansas , 72415

About Michael Bolin

Education: Arkansas State University Memphis Theological Seminary

Comment to those looking at my sermons: I milk a lot of cows but churn my own butter. There is no original thought. If it inspires you; it will inspire others. If you use something I've printed, don't give me credit; give God credit!

Sermon or series that made a difference: The 15 talks in a three day experience called "Emmaus" and/or "Kiaros"

One of my favorite illustrations: Tony Campolo's story of Agnes's' birthday party.

Family: I Am married with 1 child. I love my family and they play a major part with me in following Christ's ministry.

What my parents think of my sermons: Their okay.

What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She says she likes my preaching better than others.

Best advice given to me about preaching: It's not about the people. Worship is about GOD!!!

Books that have had an impact: Heaven is for real The Shack Invisible War How to be Pentecostal without speaking in Tongues

Hobbies: Riding Horses Playing Golf Looking to have worship experiences in untraditional settings.

If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Repent for the Kingdom Of God is at hand. This was John the Baptist message and it was Jesus' message! Live today like this is the Day He returns!

Something funny that happened while preaching: During a baptismal service, I was giving a sermon at the Baptist church, in front of my church members and theirs, when my cell phone went off to a specific ring tone set for my mother.

What I want on my tombstone: Forgiven. I'll be waiting by the gate to meet you there.