Contributing sermons since Jul 6, 2011
Contributed on Apr 13, 2018
This is a re-working of a previous message on what it takes to be a great commission church.
“The Great Commission Mission Church” Acts 13:1-3 Acts 13:1 Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. 2 As they ...read more
Contributed on Apr 6, 2018
An update to a previous message preached on Easter.
“His Coronation in Glory” Luke 24:50-53 Luke 24:50 And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them. 51 And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven. 52 And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem ...read more
Contributed on Feb 4, 2018
A message on the need for salvation.
Have you ever seen any of those “man on the street,” interviews? There is a fellow on Fox News named Jesse Watters who does these things and he introduces himself by saying, “Welcome to Watter’s world.” Some of the questions he asks get some very strange answers. For instance, Who won the ...read more
Contributed on Jan 3, 2018
church health is more important than church growth.
“Anatomy of a Healthy Church” Acts 11:19-30, 13:1-3 Introduction: Welcome to this last worship service of 2017. As I begin my preaching and teaching ministry here at Thayer Church my prayer is that that Lord will use me to be a blessing to you and your family. Sis. Judy and I are excited about ...read more
Contributed on Dec 23, 2017
I used this as farewell sermon upon leaving a pastorate.
"The Measure of a Ministry" Acts 20:17-38 Introduction: Let's see what is revealed in the text: I. Paul's Tenure Two things standout; First, is his longevity and second is his labor. Paul spent more time in Asia Minor and Ephesus in particular than any other place of ministry. Verse 31 tells ...read more
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Contributed on Aug 28, 2011
ON THE WAY TO THE FAIR A man was going to the county fair one day with a pig under one arm and a chicken under one arm, and a basket on his head. He came to a crossroads and didn’t know which way to turn. While he stood there deciding, an attractive young woman approached him, heading the same ...read more
Contributed on Jul 6, 2011
LOVE OF A DISCIPLE Tertullian, an early Christian author, reported that the Romans would exclaim, "See how they love one another," and Justin Martyr, a Greek-speaking Christian apologist, sketched Christian love this way: "We who used to value the acquisition of wealth and possessions more ...read more