• Steve Wilson

    Contributing sermons since Apr 9, 2012
Steve's church

First Baptist Church
China Grove, North Carolina 28023

About Steve
  • Education: BS from United States Naval Academy [1972] MDiv from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary [1980]
  • Experience: Ordained in 1977 - now pastoring fourth Southern Baptist church in North Carolina
  • Family: In June 2016 my wife Lucy and I will celebrate 44 years of marriage. We have been blessed with two sons, 2 daughter-in-laws and 5 grandchildren.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Stay close to God. Stay close to His Word. Stay close to His people.
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Newest Sermons

  • Funeral For A Christian Teacher

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2016
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    Funeral for an 80 year old man (I call him George) who died suddenly. The sermon is weaved around the verses of the song "Because He Lives"

    Coming out of the 1960’s and into the 1970’s our country was going through some great turmoil with the height of the drug culture and the peak of the Vietnam War. The whole “God is Dead” theory was running wild in our country. It was not the best of times. In those days a more

  • Funeral For A Child

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2016
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    Funeral message for an 11 year old girl (called Sherry in the message), who died from gall bladder complications.

    When C. S. Lewis’ wife died, he explained to his friends that the pain of her loss was not localized in one particular area of his life but that it made everything about his life different. You who are members of Sherry’s family know what C. S. Lewis meant, for you too have gone through more

  • Finishing His Work

    Contributed on Mar 16, 2016
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    Jesus spoke about you on Resurrection Sunday when He said to His disciples, ”Because you have seen Me, you believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed” It iis a blessing beyond description to know the Resurrected Lord.

    Introduction Read John 19:30 Today is Resurrection Sunday. Have you let the Resurrected Lord change your life? Then Jesus spoke about you on Resurrection Sunday so many years ago when He said to His disciples, ”Because you have seen Me, you believed; blessed are those who have not seen more

  • It Dawned On Me

    Contributed on Mar 16, 2016
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    Have you ever thought what it might have been like for the disciples to experience the death of the One they gave up everything to follow? Try to visualize one of those disciples coming to meet with us here on Resurrection Day.

    Introduction Read Luke 24:1-9 Easter! What a glorious day for Christians. It means everything to us. In fact we worship on the first day of the week, Sunday, every week because Jesus came out of the tomb on that day. I hope none of us takes for granted what Christ’s resurrection means. more

  • It's All Happening So Fast

    Contributed on Mar 16, 2016

    The crucifixion must have been devastating to Jesus' followers and the resurrection…well…that must have been scary and exhilarating at the same time. And it all happened so fast! It didn’t give them much time to process in their minds what was happening.

    Introduction Read 1 Corinthians 15:3-8 So many of us are overly comfortable with the story of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection that we have a hard time understanding what it was like for those who experienced it as it was happening. How would you have liked to have been one of more

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Newest Sermon Illustrations

  • A 33-Year-Old Great

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2012
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    A 33-YEAR-OLD GREAT About 2,300 years ago Alexander the Great marched his army from Greece to India. Though the distance was long, his army was unstoppable. The only reason he stopped was that his men became homesick and wanted to return to Greece. That march had long ranging influence. The more