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  • Otis Mcmillan

    Contributing sermons since Jul 19, 2007
Otis's church

The Bureau of Evangelism of the AME Zion Church
Spring Lake, North Carolina 28390
704 599 4630

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 for 27 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 thirty-nine years and are the proud parents of five adult children and thirteen grandchildren.
  • 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: Tears of a Clown
  • Hobbies: fishing, traveling
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  • Embracing The Future

    Contributed on Jan 15, 2019
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    After the difficulties of the past and the drudgery of the present, God calls on Israel to embrace their future. For each of us embracing the future can be a great challenge, a new thing is on the way!.

    Subject: Embracing the Future Text: Isaiah 43: 14-21 “Thus saith the LORD, your redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; For your sake I have sent to Babylon, and have brought down all their nobles, and the Chaldeans, whose cry is in the ships. 15 I am the LORD, your Holy One, the creator of Israel, your ...read more

  • Do You Want To Get Well?

    Contributed on Jan 11, 2019

    “Do I really want to be changed.” Jesus asked a very serious question. Let's discover why!

    Sermon “Do you want to be made well?” John 5:1-14 Introduction: Sir Isaac Newton’s “First Law of Motion” states “Everything continues in a state of rest unless it is compelled to change by forces impressed upon it!” At different times, I think we all recognize within ourselves the need for change. ...read more

  • Five Pressing Desires In Christian Living

    Contributed on Jan 10, 2019

    Paul gets a clear vision of Christ and abandon all that he was for (1) a Personal Knowledge of Christ (2) a Personal Position in Christ (3) the Personal Power of Christ (4) a Personal Perfection in Christ (5) a Personal Possession of Christ.

    Subject: Five Pressing Desires Text: Philippians 3:1-15 Introduction: Paul, who is the writer of our text, provides a plan for the Philippians 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 ...read more

  • Keeping Focused In Ordinary Days

    Contributed on Jan 10, 2019

    What do you expect to accomplish in your ministry now? What will capture your attention as you begin this new year? How will you carry out what has God called you to do? How will you maintain your focus in the face of discouragement?

    Subject: "Keeping Focused in Ordinary Days" Text: John 21:1-23 Introduction: What do you expect to accomplish in your ministry now? What will capture your attention as you begin this new year? How will you carry out what has God called you to do? How will you maintain your focus in the ...read more

  • Give Mutual Acceptance To The Body Of Christ

    Contributed on Feb 2, 2010
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    Most Christians understand how we are supposed to live in the world. We are lights in a dark world. We are Christ’s ambassadors, His personal representatives in a foreign land. Yet, sometimes we struggle to live peaceable with fellow believers. The princi

    Give Mutual Acceptance to the Body of Christ Romans 14 and 15 As I bring the last message in this Series of messages from Romans, the Apostle Paul continues his teaching on how Christians ought to behave. In Romans 12, we are invited to present ourselves to God as living sacrifices. How do we ...read more

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  • Back To The Future

    Contributed on Jan 26, 2010

    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

    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