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's Omnipotence

    Contributed on Jan 15, 2021
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    Understanding the attributes of God helps us in our faith journey. Looking at God's omnipotence today

    God’s OMNI-Attributes January 17, 2021 When we think about God . . . how would you describe God? What words and phrases would you use? If you were asked what are God’s character and attributes, what would you say they are . . . What would that list comprise? That’s part of what we started ...read more

  • God's Character - Eternal And Infinite

    Contributed on Jan 8, 2021
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    A 4 week series on God's character

    God’s Character Various Scriptures January 10, 2021 Well, I have to admit I thought about today’s message, had a plan of action about 2 weeks ago, then changed my mind about the direction, then changed my mind again, and then again! Exhausting! That’s what it is! As I sat down to write this ...read more

  • The Ending!

    Contributed on Dec 29, 2020
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    Looking at a parable from Jesus to encourage to begin the year with the end in mind.

    Begin with the End in Mind Matthew 25:14-30 January 3, 2021 When you have a large family meal and the food is finally ready . . . maybe it’s the turkey or a ham or whatever you eat at big gatherings . . . it’s all ready, and every one is called into the room to eat, but there’s one problem . . . ...read more

  • Waiting For Jesus

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2020
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    A final look at the Characters in the first Christmas story. Today we look at Simeon!

    Simeon - Waiting for Jesus Luke 2:21-35 December 27, 2020 Have you ever heard about a famous person who was coming to town and you wanted to get their autograph. Maybe if it was an athlete, you put on their jersey and you hoped to see them in real life. Then you have to wait and wait in line to ...read more

  • He Has Come

    Contributed on Dec 21, 2020
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    On Christmas Eve, a look at Jesus coming into the world to seek and save the lost.

    Christmas Eve December 24, 2020 As I was thinking about tonight’s worship, I was thinking about what do I say on a Christmas Eve when you are at home . . . and we are not together celebrating, hugging, shaking hands as we announce the birth of Jesus. In a normal year, there is still the tension ...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