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  • Otis Mcmillan

    Contributing sermons since Jul 19, 2007
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The Department of Church Growth & Development of the AME Zion Church
Charlotte, North Carolina 28269
704 599 4630 ext 2174

About Otis
  • Education: Pastor McMillan has earned a Bachelor and Master of Theology degree, Master of Divinity and a Doctor of Ministry degree.
  • Experience: Pastor McMillan has served as an active pastor in the AME Zion Church for40 years. He has traveled extensively through the United States and around the world sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ. He has published seven books, numerous music Cds, and thousands of teaching tapes and Cds each year.
  • Family: Our first family, Pastor Otis and Sister Barbara McMillan had been married 51 years and are the proud parents of five adult children and fifteen grandchildren and two great grand children.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: "Good preacher needs five things: purpose, perseverance, preparation, purity, and piety..." (Quote from Rev. W.E. Turner, my grandfather, a AME Zion Pastor for 55 years)
  • Books that have had an impact: Money Really Matters
  • Hobbies: fishing, traveling
  • What I want on my tombstone: He lived a life that mattered
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  • A Biblical Answer To The Pandemic Of Racism - Our New Identity In Christ

    Contributed on Apr 29, 2021
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    We need a biblical vaccine! Somehow in the body of Christ, there seems to be little difference between our attitude towards race as those who do not yet know the Lord. Have ever took a close look at how race relations were dealt with in the Scriptures?

    Ga 2:11 But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed. 12 For before that certain came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles: but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing them which were of the circumcision. 13 And the other ...read more

  • Joyful Expectations Beyond Covid 19

    Contributed on Apr 27, 2021
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    Covid 19 has so many despondent and hopeless. The discovery of a vaccine has been a source of encouragement, but the journey has been long and hard. Yet, this psalm gives us a hope of a great turnaround.

    Psalm 126 is called an ascension Psalm is psalms filled expectation and hope. It was one the song sang as the children of Israel went up to worship at Jerusalem. Some associate this psalm with the time after Israel was released from the Babylonian Captivity. Israel’s history is filled with ...read more

  • In Hot Pursuit - What Are You Running After?

    Contributed on Apr 6, 2021
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    You can tell a lot about a person by what they are running after and what they are running from. Christians have a godly assignment even in a pandemic. .

    Paul, who is the writer of our text, provides instructions for the Philippian Church as they move forward to become the best that they could be for Christ. Rather than be complacent with where they were, they needed to set their sights higher. The Apostle Paul gives this church his personal ...read more

  • The Day Jesus Wept - The Day Of Visitation

    Contributed on Mar 30, 2021
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    What a tragedy it is when God visits His people and many of them miss His visitation! Take advantage of the move of God during this difficult season. God is still speaking!

    Introduction: The Christmas carol ask the question, Do you see what I see?, Said the shepherd boy to the mighty king, Do you know what I know?, In your palace wall mighty king, Do you know what I know?, A child, a child Shivers in the cold, Let us bring him silver and gold, Let us bring him silver ...read more

  • A Solid Word In Shaky Times

    Contributed on Mar 23, 2021
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    The prophet Habakkuk lived in a time when he did not understand the world anymore – and more importantly he did not understand God anymore. As you read this, I encourage you to prayerfully read the entire book of Habakkuk

    The days we live in are truly challenging times. The year 2021 started out with more worrisome news: new mutations of COVID-19, talk of an economic meltdown, and disturbing scenes from the Capitol building of the United States. It seems that indeed everything that can be shaken is being shaken. The ...read more

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  • Back To The Future

    Contributed on Jan 26, 2010
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    Back to the Future Most of us may remember a movie by this same title. In fact there were several "Back to the Future" sequels. In the movie starring Michael J. Fox and Claudia Wells, after traveling back in time, they found that the only way to return to the future was to recreate the system ...read more

  • The Good Outcast: Longhaired Biker

    Contributed on Dec 16, 2009
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    THE GOOD OUTCAST-LONGHAIR-BIKER Now it came to pass that a certain man was traveling Lonesome Street, a lonely and dark road from Tom's Tavern to Bill's Bar. After many visits to this bar, the consumption of liquor got a hold of him, stripped him of all his goods and left him destitute and dying ...read more