Contributing sermons since Jul 19, 2006
Contributed on Oct 17, 2006
An overview of some characteristics of the Holy Spirit and His role for the believer.
Today, I would like to introduce you to the Holy Spirit. Now whenever that is said, people begin to get nervous. We often times have so many different ideas about the Holy Spirit that any discussion of the Holy Spirit becomes a nerve racking ordeal. Before I begin the introduction, however, I would ...read more
Contributed on Aug 17, 2006
Understanding Spiritual Gifts and how we trust and need the giver of the gift,The Holy Spirit has given you something that you are to give to everyone else.
What is your Spiritual Gift? That is a question that I have been asked almost my entire life. It is a question that when I first got here I asked many of you. We want people to serve in the area of their “giftedness” and so we can spend a great deal of time, energy, and resources helping ...read more
Contributed on Aug 3, 2006
Describes questions that we can ask to deal with answering whether or not it is okay to do something.
Making Decisions and Getting Them Right New Friendship Baptist Church July 31, 2006 1 Corinthians 10:23-33 Being a minister, I get asked a number of questions that other people do not get asked. One of the questions I get asked the most, right behind “Will you say the blessing so we can eat?” ...read more
Contributed on Jul 20, 2006
We must be willing to give up our rights, and discipline our bodies to see that we are not an obstacle to the gospel.
Rights, Rewards, and Responsibilities 1 Corinthians 9 In America we are told that we should value our rights above almost everything else. To be an American is to be free. To be free is to be able to speak freely, write freely, and worship freely. It is a true blessing to be free. We believe in ...read more
Contributed on Jul 19, 2006
Used at the ordination of Warren Kellum as deacon of our church.
The word “deacon” means servant. Nothing fancy. Nothing extra-ordinary. A deacon is a servant. Now believe it or not, that can lead to some confusion. Because when a group of people calls someone to be their servant, they begin to take the attitude that while the servant serves, they are to sit and ...read more