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  • Steve Ely

    Contributing sermons since Oct 1, 2008
Steve's church

Passion Church
Bethany Oklahoma , 73008
405-210-7754

About Steve
  • Education: Master of Ministry from Southwestern Christian University
  • Experience: Served as youth pastor for 8 1/2 years. Served as a campus pastor for 2 years. Served as the National Youth Director for the IPHC for 7 years. Planted Passion Church in August of 2007.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I believe in trying to be creative. I strive for solid but catchy titles and content.
  • Family: Wife - Julie Kids - Tal and Devin
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Preach the Word and you will always have a place to preach.
  • Books that have had an impact: Where Eagles Soar Simple Church Anything by Max Lucado
  • Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, golf
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: Shot a hole in the ceiling of the church.
  • What I want on my tombstone: He was great husband and dad. He lived what he preached.
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  • It Takes A Thief!

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2018
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    To catch a thief you have to think like a thief. What has the thief taken stolen from you? How can you stop him?

    It Takes A Thief I. Introduction ?The stars were Matt Johnston (who actually lived in Weatherford, OK for a period) and Jon Rainey. Both burglarized homes and businesses, including a police station and stealing Corvettes from a Miss America Pageant, as young men. In 2005, Discovery Channel ...read more

  • Tune In - Pt. 5 - Fine Tuning

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2018
     | 535 views

    Dead air. Static. Interference. All keep us from tuning in and being able to hear. However, hearing is essential. Lean in and tune in this year!

    Tune In Pt. 5 - Fine Tuning I. Introduction ?We have talked about tuning in to hear God this year. We have dealt with the feeling of facing dead air or silence, the static or interference we sometimes experience, the fact that God broadcasts, and the need for an amplifier to push the signal. ...read more

  • Tune In - Pt. 4 - Amplifier

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2018
     | 719 views

    Dead air. Static. Interference. All keep us from tuning in and being able to hear. However, hearing is essential. Lean in and tune in this year!

    Tune In Pt. 4 - Amplifier I. Introduction ?I have noticed over the last few years that hearing is not as easy as it once was. I am not saying Julie is getting old but I find myself saying “Huh” or “I can’t hear you” more often! As I think back over my life, although I have become more ...read more

  • Tune In - Pt. 2 - Broadcast

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2018
     | 1,166 views

    Dead air. Static. Interference. All keep us from tuning in and being able to hear. However, hearing is essential. Lean in and tune in this year!

    Tune In Pt. 2 - Broadcast I. Introduction ?The last time I was with you was the last Sunday of 2017. I started this series because, like for many of you, 2017 was a quite year. Scripture makes it clear that God is speaking. We are told that we are to live on every word that is proceeding out ...read more

  • Tune In - Pt. 3 - Static

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2018
     | 656 views

    Dead air. Static. Interference. All keep us from tuning in and being able to hear. However, hearing is essential. Lean in and tune in this year!

    Tune In Pt. 3 - Static I. Introduction ?I don’t know about you but one of the most frustrating things in life is trying to listen to the radio when there is static! This is especially true when you are on the road when there is an important ball game on and you carefully scroll through the ...read more

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  • His Son Gave His Life On 911

    Contributed on Sep 22, 2010
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    Lee Lelpi is a retired firefighter, a New York City firefighter. He gave 26 years to the city. But on September 11th, 2001 he gave much more. He gave his son, Jonathan. His son was a firefighter as well. When the Twin Towers fell, Jonathan was there. Firefighters are a loyal clan. When one ...read more

  • Just As Scared Of You

    Contributed on Apr 3, 2009
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    JUST AS SCARED OF YOU The great musician Louis Armstrong told the story about the old lady who sent him to spring with a bucket to get water. When Armstrong got there, he saw the eyes of an alligator, and in fear he drops the bucket and runs back to the lady. She asks him where her water is, and ...read more

  • A.w. Tozer, Wrote About Humility: "A Humble Man ...

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2008
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    A.W. Tozer, wrote about humility: “A humble man is not a human mouse afflicted with a sense of his own inferiority. He has accepted God’s estimate of his own life. He knows he is weak and helpless as God declared him to be, but paradoxically, he knows at the same time he is in ...read more

  • The Children Worked Long And Hard On Their Own ...

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2008
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    The children worked long and hard on their own little cardboard shack. It was to be a special spot; a clubhouse where they could meet in solemn assembly or just laugh, play games, and fool around. As they thought long and hard about their rules, they came up with three rather ...read more

  • William James Said, "The Greatest Discovery Of ...

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2008
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    William James said, "The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives ...read more