Contributors
  • Michael Deutsch

    Contributing sermons since Jul 17, 2001
Michael's church

First Baptist Church
Alexandria, Indiana 46001
765-724-2457

About Michael
  • Education: M. Div. - Northern Baptist Seminary D. Min. - Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • Books that have had an impact: Deep Change by Robert Quinn; Managing Transitions by William Bridges
  • Hobbies: Family, coaching, working out, music, reading
  • What I want on my tombstone: He made a difference
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  • God With Us In The Wilderness

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2021
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    Part 2 of 4 - God is with us in the wilderness times.

    God With Us - Wilderness December 5, 2021 Matthew 1:23 We’re in part two of a series that's called God With Us. We’re looking at the different ways that we can experience the presence of God in our lives. We’re using one main text for this series and building off that text. Our verse comes ...read more

  • God With Us . . . In The Valleys

    Contributed on Nov 26, 2021
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    An advent series focused on Matthew 1:23, God is always with us, especially in the difficult times.

    God With Us - Valleys November 28, 2021 Matthew 1:23 Today we're starting an advent series called God With Us. I’m hoping to use one main scripture which will guide us for the next 4 weeks, which culminates in our Christmas Eve celebration. We're going to look at the power of the ...read more

  • Put On God's Armor

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2021
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    Final message in this series instructs us to put on the WHOLE armor of God.

    Putting On God’s Armor Ephesians 6:10-18 November 14, 2021 Do you believe that satan is real? Yup, a week off and we come back hitting it hard. This is the last day of this series, and we need to get after it. And an advent plug . . . since I think I have a needed series for advent. It’s about ...read more

  • After The Beginning: The Consequences Of The First Sin

    Contributed on Oct 28, 2021
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    A look at the consequences of our sinfulness in Genesis 3

    Spiritual Warfare - 4 Genesis 3:1-13 October 31, 2021 For the past few weeks we’ve been talking about spiritual warfare. I believe it’s real and it’s all around us. Just look at the news and you can see that we are in a spiritual battle. Is the world coming to an end? Yes, it is. When? I ...read more

  • In The Beginning!

    Contributed on Oct 16, 2021
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    Part 3 of a look at spiritual warfare. Looking back to the Fall in Genesis 3 to learn from Adam and Eve.

    Spiritual Warfare - 3 In the Beginning October 17, 2021 For the past 2 messages we’ve been looking at spiritual warfare. We looked at the fact that we’re in a war, that satan is out to destroy us, if we allow him. Then we looked at the start of it all, the fall of satan, some of the reasons and ...read more

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  • The Power Of Silence

    Contributed on Jun 4, 2016
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    They say silence is golden – but is it possible that too much silence is not such a good thing? There’s a room in the United States that’s so quiet it becomes unbearable after a short time. The longest anyone has survived in the ‘anechoic chamber’ at Orfield Laboratories in South Minneapolis is ...read more

  • What Are You Afraid Of? The Barney Story

    Contributed on Sep 11, 2012
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    WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF? THE BARNEY STORY A few years ago, a church in Seattle, Washington was having a big kick-off Sunday. They wanted to do something for their children's programs. So they brought in Barney the Dinosaur. They learned, Kids like Barney when he’s on TV or in a stuffed animal. ...read more

  • Covet Vs. Content

    Contributed on Jul 6, 2009
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    COVET VS. CONTENT Imagine Thanksgiving dinner, surrounded by turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, vegetables, rolls, pecan pies, pumpkin pies, cakes, cookies, and more. You sit down at that meal and you eat your share of the food, but you don't over eat, you eat just the right ...read more

  • Honesty Matters

    Contributed on Jul 6, 2009
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    HONESTY MATTERS I read about a high school golfer, Chelsee Richard, of Bloomingdale High School in Brandon, Florida. She lost her chance to win the 2004 state championship — by being honest. In the qualifier for the state finals, Chelsee hit her tee shot on the second hole into the rough. ...read more

  • The Skeleton At The End Of The Feast

    Contributed on Nov 19, 2008
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    To lick our wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past, to roll over your tongue the prospect of bitter confrontations still to come, to savor to the last toothsome morsel both the pain you are given and the pain you are giving back -- in many ways, it is a feast for a king. The chief ...read more