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  • Nickolas Kooi

    Contributing sermons since May 25, 2017
Nickolas's church

Emmaus
Minnesota

About Nickolas
  • Education: Pre-seminary Studies Major at Concordia University Wisconsin with a Biblical languages minor. Later I received a Masters in Divinity from Concordia University Wisconsin
  • Experience: I just started as a pastor in 2016, but have preached for the last four years.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Reed Lessing's Singing with the Exiles was helping in teaching me how to preach and apply texts.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: They like them, and they aren't shy about sharing their thoughts
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She says that she likes them, but she is a nice lady :)
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: "Just preach the Gospel"
  • Hobbies: Watching hockey, reading, video games, soccer, coaching, walks, volleyball, family, and translating
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: Someone fainted during my first time preaching at my vicarage church
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  • The Joy Of A Pb And J

    Contributed on Sep 14, 2017
     | 808 views

    In the Christian congregations at Rome, some believers still kept these things. Others did not. The “weak,” those who don’t realize or understand their full freedom in Jesus, still continued to abide by these things. These believers were cautious with these food laws, and just ate vegetables to ...read more

  • Car Keys

    Contributed on Sep 7, 2017
     | 742 views

    “You shall not steal,” the Seventh Commandment. Not only do we not take what is not ours, we actually help to improve and protect the possessions and income of other people. I had this done to me a few weeks. I was finishing up something at home on a Friday, and Dawn came to pick me up in the ...read more

  • The Houston Hero

    Contributed on Aug 30, 2017
     | 846 views

    Abe Minor, a man nicknamed “The Houston Hero,” has been rescuing people all week. He started by being sent by his wife to rescue her friend’s family, which included four kids, one of which was an infant. As he was going there, others called out for his help as they saw him with his boat. He said ...read more

  • Mom, That Was For You!

    Contributed on Aug 30, 2017
     | 1,134 views

    A pastor went to the hospital to visit Maggy, one of his members. She was in the last stages of her life because of cancer, and was heavily medicated, and unresponsive. He went to support her family, who was taking it hard. When he got there, he was surprised with what he saw. Her daughter, ...read more

  • Overcoming Evil With Good; David, Saul, And God

    Contributed on Aug 30, 2017
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    King Saul tried to kill David numerous times. When Saul would be in David’s hand, David would refrain from showing him evil. Instead, he would spare Saul. He showed respect for his office of king, which led him to showing the mercy that Saul didn’t deserve. Sometimes, this led Saul to seeing ...read more