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: Coaching, Family, Music, Reading
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  • 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

  • A Person Of Integrity

    Contributed on Aug 4, 2018
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    A quick series looking at what it means to have integrity in life

    A Person of Integrity Psalm 112:1-10 August 5, 2018 For the next few weeks we are going to be looking at a couple of Psalms to see what they have to say about integrity! Integrity is a difficult word, because to so many people it has different meanings, as we’re about to see. Ultimately, we ...read more

  • Salvation Belongs To The Lord

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2018
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    A look at Psalm 3 and the battle for faith for David in the midst of running from his son.

    Salvation Belongs to the Lord Psalms 3:1-8 July 29, 2018 Last week we focused on one verse, Psalm 23:4 ~ in the most famous of Psalms, David wrote, Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me, your rod and your staff, they comfort ...read more

  • In The Valley

    Contributed on Jul 21, 2018
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    looking at the presence of God when we are in the valley

    In the Valley Psalm 23:4 July 22, 2018 I would like to say I’m a really tough dude! OK . . . I’ll say it, I’m a really tough dude! There I said it. But, there are some things I am afraid of. Maybe they’re phobias, maybe they’re irrational, but I will admit, I have some. I’ll tell you ...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