• Pat Damiani

    Contributing sermons since Dec 1, 2005
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Thornydale Family Church
Tucson Arizona , 85742
(520) 744-9419

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  • It Can't Be All About Me

    Contributed on Jun 4, 2018

    If I want to love others like God loves me I can’t make life all about me

    ENGAGE I have occasionally been known to drive a few miles an hour over the speed limit – especially on the section of Oracle Road that I drive almost every day where the speed limit is 55. In my mind, I have a very good reason for doing that, claiming that if I don’t, I’ll get run over by all more

  • Jonah's Mulligan

    Contributed on May 28, 2018

    My second chances often become someone else’s first chance to experience God’s mercy

    ENGAGE I occasionally play golf with a group of friends which includes another pastor. Since we’re all average golfers at best, we play “grace golf” which means that we have our own modifications to the official rules of golf that are intended to make our frequent poor shots less punitive than more

  • When I Need God Most

    Contributed on May 23, 2018

    When I deserve Him the least and need Him most God is there for me.

    General George S. Patton once said: I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom. After what we saw in Jonah chapter 1 last week, I think Jonah certainly would have been encouraged by those words. After all, it’s hard to imagine that more

  • God Never Gives Up

    Contributed on May 23, 2018
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    Because of His relentless love, God does not give up on us even when we give up on Him

    ENGAGE Show clip from “Taken”. This gripping scene is from the 2008 film “Taken”. In that movie, retired CIA agent Bryan Mills, played by Liam Neeson, has only 96 hours to find his daughter, who has been kidnapped. Early in the movie we learn that Mills’ relationship with his daughter hasn’t more

  • Doesn't Science Contradict Faith?

    Contributed on May 15, 2018

    Final sermon in a five part series that answers hard questions about God, the Bible and faith.

    ENGAGE Because we live in a culture that is rapidly becoming more secular, we have often been subjected to a myth that I am going to deal with this morning. That myth has been advocated by those considered to be among the most brilliant minds in the world today. And here is just a sample of some more

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  • This Week I Heard About A Couple Who Was Having A ...

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2006
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    This week I heard about a couple who was having a lot of conflict over balancing the checkbook. Tired of having to balance his wife’s checkbook, the husband made a deal with her; he would look at it, but only after she had spent a few hours trying to wrestle it into shape. The following night, more

  • On January 1, 1929, The California Bears Faced ...

    Contributed on Oct 17, 2006

    On January 1, 1929, the California Bears faced the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Midway through the second quarter, Roy Riegels, who played center, picked up a fumble by Tech’s Jack "Stumpy" Thomason. Just 30 yards away from the Yellow Jackets’ end zone, more

  • Walking Up To A Department Store's Fabric ...

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2006
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    Walking up to a department store’s fabric counter, an attractive young woman said, "I want to buy this material for a new dress. How much does it cost?" "Only one kiss per yard," replied the smirking male clerk. Not to be taken back by the harassment, the woman said, "That’s fine! I’ll take ten more

  • Two Men Were Marooned On An Island. One Man Paced ...

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2006
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    Two men were marooned on an Island. One man paced back and forth worried and scared while the other man sat back and was sunning himself. The first man said to the second man, "aren’t you afraid we are about to die." "No," said the second man, "I make more

  • A Little Boy Wanted $100 Very Badly. He Prayed ...

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2006
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    A little boy wanted $100 very badly. He prayed for weeks, but nothing happened. So, he decided to write a letter to God requesting $100. When the postal authorities received the letter to "God, USA", they decided to send it to the President. The President was so amused that he instructed his more