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Stephen Smarowsky

Contributor since: Dec 10, 2007
Denomination: Baptist

About Stephen Smarowsky

Education: Working towards my B.A in Church Ministries / Pastoral Track

Comment to those looking at my sermons: I am a human being who will make mistakes. My goal is to deliver Biblical messages to transform peoples lives and to give all the glory to God.

Sermon or series that made a difference: Under Construction- Pastor Jeff Perish

One of my favorite illustrations: There are three types of Christians- A ROW BOAT Cristian is those who rely on their own rowing power;they rest for a little while;the current pushes them right back to were they started. A SAIL BOAT Christian is those who let the wind do all the work;they enjoy the high moments, but what happen when the dodldrums come? A STEAM BOAT Christian is those who take the water of the world and combine it with fire of the Holy Spirit and there is a constant power no matter what the conditions.

Family: I am happily married. We don’t have any kids yet. We are very family oriented.

What my parents think of my sermons: They enjoy them.

What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She loves them...at least thats what she tells me.

Best advice given to me about preaching: Preach God’s word. The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing- Dr. Charlie Martin

Books that have had an impact: The Gift of Forgiveness/Charles Stanley, The Glorious Pursuit/Gary Thomas, Purpose Driven Life/Rick Warren, Mere Christianity/C.S. Lewis, Screwtape Letters/C.S. Lewis

Hobbies: Spending time with my wife and family,reading, people person, disciplship, cooking

If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Depends on if I was preaching to believers or non-believers. Not all fish can be caught with the same bait.

What I want on my tombstone: I have to consult my wife....