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  • 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: Coaching, Family, Music, Reading
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  • Part 1 - It's My Time?

    Contributed on Sep 14, 2018
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    A introductory sermon looking at managing our time and resources.

    It's My Time? Ephesians 5:15-17 September 16, 2018 We would like to believe that my time is simply that . . . my time. We believe we control our time. And if that is true, then why are so many people feeling OVERWHELMED, OVERSCHEDULED, and EXHAUSTED. It seems too many people are overwhelmed, ...read more

  • Labor Day 2018

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2018
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    A look at our call to work for the Lord in all we do.

    Labor Day 2018 September 2, 2018 Colossians 3:23-34 I have a theological dilemma on my hands and frankly I don’t know how to solve it. It all arises from an amazingly popular song. Experts are torn about what the words really, really are. Now, I’m going to play a snippet of the song for you and ...read more

  • Praising God!

    Contributed on Aug 25, 2018
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    A look at Psalm 150 telling us to Praise the Lord!

    Praising God Psalm 150 August 26, 2018 Since today is the last Sunday I’m preaching on the Psalms, I thought we would look at the last of the Psalms, Psalm 150. This psalm is all about praising God. It’s all about recognizing who God is in our lives so that we can praise Him. It’s all about ...read more

  • The Process To Integrity

    Contributed on Aug 18, 2018
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    A short series looking at how to become people of integrity

    The Process to Integrity Psalm 119:33-40 August 19, 2018 This past week I read about a candidate for the Florida Legislature who said she had a college degree that she didn't complete. Se said he plans to stay in the race and “will lead by example from now on.” She actually posted a ...read more

  • The Path To Integrity

    Contributed on Aug 10, 2018
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    A short series from Psalms helping us to grow in integrity

    The Path to Integrity Psalm 119:1-8 August 12, 2018 In many respects, your reputation is the only thing you can take with you throughout your life, and maintaining integrity allows you to cultivate and build that reputation. Far too many people are willing to sacrifice their integrity for a ...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