• Selvan John

    Contributing sermons since Mar 27, 2006
Selvan's church

Christian Community Church
Chennai , Tamilnadu 600087

About Selvan
  • Education: B.Sc.,Zoology M.A. Social Work (Medical and Psychiatry) M.A. Psychology M.A. Christian Ministry M.Phil. Christian Studies D. Min Pastoral Care & Counseling
  • Experience: Worked as a Psychiatric Counselor with the Richmond Fellowship Society, then worked with a Research agency as a Research Supervisor - pressed by the call of God joined service as an Associate Pastor with the New Life Assembly of God, India and served as a pastor-in-charge of the English Service Sunday School. Simultaneously was lecturing in the Madras Assemblies of God Bible as a lecturer and was in charge as a chaplain for a couple of years. Presently moved to the Christian Community Center to take up as the Lead Pastor and Assistant Director of Love India.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Copyrights not reserved can be duplicated if God’s Kingdom could be advanced. God alone be glorified.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Burning the Bridges by John Daniel Disciplines of a Godly Man by Ravi Zacharias
  • Family: Wife - Hannah Marcus, Deputy General Manager, Ophthalmic Hospital. Daughters - Tovia John, in College, Saranya John, working @ Ophthalmic Centre Son - Timothy John, in XI Std
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: If a little kid in the congregation can listen attentively to you, you have made it in your was told to me by my Hermeneutics Professor Dr. Paul Hawkes
  • Books that have had an impact: Spiritual Leadership - Oswald Sanders The Purpose Driven Church - Rick Warren The Purpose Driven Life - Rick Warren Cries of the Heart - Ravi Zacharias Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make - Finzel How to Prepare Bible Messages - James Braga 180` Christian - Carter Conlon Can Man Live Without God - Ravi Zacharias
  • Hobbies: Reading motivational and popular writings and also academic and research papers on various topics.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: It is grace of God and the victory on the Cross is the source of inspiration, Jesus Christ is the ultimatum.
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: One day while preaching a mosquito went in and had to manage the little insect and still preach.
  • What I want on my tombstone: Marc the arc of Love, lived God aloud.
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  • Unfinished Work - What's My Excuse?

    Contributed on Nov 3, 2017

    A sermon that helps in knowing why we need to share the gospel of Christ to the lost world.

    Jesus Christ died on the cross for the sins of all mankind and He declared, “It is finished.” However the work He wanted us to do is unfinished. The work of sharing the gospel to the unheard. We love God without a doubt, but our desire to love others and lead them to the Lord is rather bleak. The more

  • Religiosity Or Spirituality

    Contributed on Nov 8, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    To clarify the confusion between being religious and being spiritual.

    We are very religious but not too sure, if we are spiritual, what is the difference? Are they the same? On the other hand, do they have different meanings to convey? We often confuse with both the terms, they have very different meaning to convey. In order to understand them better let us first more

  • Never Give Up...

    Contributed on Mar 11, 2010
    based on 35 ratings

    Why we give up and how not to give up...

    Never Give Up… Many of us quit, half way through with what we have started and we have enough reasons why we do it. Years ago I joined a college to do my Masters in Divinity course while I was working in a church as a pastor of the children’s ministry. After enrolling for the course more

  • Inevitable Problems Unexpected Solutions

    Contributed on Mar 10, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Problems are common to all, but how do we overcome our problems successfully.

    I want to share a story with you this morning, it is a story about a man who had fascinating life and suddenly everything came crumbling down. He was very qualified man, honest and faithful that led him above all his peers. He became the director of his organization, a people training centre. more

  • Pressure Proves...

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Pressures of life is the factor that would prove whether we stand firm for God or compromise.

    Pressure Proves… Greetings in Jesus name! This morning I want to share something important and very relevant and that every one of us go through every day and that is PRESSURE. Our lives are full of pressure – pressure from work, pressure from family, pressure from friends, pressure from more

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  • Truth – Have You Found It…

    Contributed on Apr 2, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Truth – have you found it… Truth is contemplated, says Plato Truth is reasoned, says Aristotle Truth is variable, says the Contextualists Truth is real, says the Realist Truth could be real, says the Skeptic Truth is inevitable, says the Investigator Truth is subconscious, says more