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Living Hope Christian Chruch
Gaston, Indiana 46952
1(765) 662-0362

About Tad
  • Experience: Youth Pastor: Huntsville Community Church, Huntsville IN Youth Pastor: Mounds Baptist Church, Anderson IN Sr. Pastor: Shiloh Friends Church, Elwood IN Youth Pastor: South Anderson UMC, Anderson IN Youth Pastor: Grace Community Church, Anderson IN Sr. Pastor: Living Hope Christian Church, Gaston IN
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I am not the deepest preacher, I am not the smartest preacher, I am not the most entertaining preacher, but, I hope and pray I am truthful to God’s Word.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: Well, they are my parents...what do you think they think?
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: ...the same thing every Sunday in the car leaving the parking lot, "it was ok."
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: The brain can only hold what the backside can put up with.
  • Hobbies: I love music, all kinds. From the Kingsmen to T-bone and KJ52.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Fear God and serve Him only, everything else is secondary
  • What I want on my tombstone: An arrow point up.
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Newest Sermons

  • Count Your Blessings

    Contributed on Nov 19, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 32,660 views

    A Thanksgiving Sermon based on Psalm 65

    Count Your Blessings, Name Them One By One I love that old hymn "Count Your Blessings" it’s one of my favorites. When upon life’s billows you are tempest tossed, when you are discouraged, thinking all is lost, Count your many blessings, name them one by one, And it will surprise you ...read more

  • Pimp My Ride

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2005
    based on 84 ratings
     | 5,519 views

    The T.V. show "Pimp My Ride" take old beat up cars and makes them new. Jesus takes old beat up lives and makes them new.

    Pimp My Ride “Jesus Change My Life” I don’t watch MTV! I find the VAST majority of what on MTV to be absolute trash. But, I have to admit, there is one show that I do enjoy watching when it’s on. The show’s title is somewhat misleading to us “older folks”. It’s called “Pimp My Ride”. It ...read more

  • Give God What's Right, Not What's Left

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2004
    based on 64 ratings
     | 6,532 views

    We need to give God all of ourselves.

    Malachi 1:6-13 Rev. 3:15-17 ILLUSTRATION: Pick someone out of the congregation who you know will be "grossed out" by this. Take a “Snickers” bar, hold it up and say: “This morning I want to give away this Snickers Candy Bar”. Then walk over to that person and say: “Ok, this candy ...read more

  • The Church And The Bar

    Contributed on Jan 26, 2004
    based on 72 ratings
     | 2,222 views

    The bar is almost like a counterfeit church.

    THE CHURCH AND THE BAR “I Love this Bar” by Toby Keith was a big #1 hit in Country Music. Why do people go to bars? 1 Fellowship 2 Support 3 Acceptance A bar is the closest thing to a church the world has. The TV Show “Cheers” was set in the friendliest bar you’ve ever seen. ...read more

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Newest Sermon Illustrations

  • Snickers Bar

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 766 views

    ILLUSTRATION: Pick someone out of the congregation who you know will be “grossed out by this”. Take a “Snickers” bar, hold it up and say: “This morning I want to give away this Snickers Candy Bar”. Then walk over to that person and say: “Ok, this candy bar is for you. I want you to ...read more

  • A Bar Is The Closest Thing To A Church The World ...

    Contributed on Jan 26, 2004
    based on 40 ratings
     | 1,030 views

    A bar is the closest thing to a church the world has. The TV Show “Cheers” was set in the friendliest bar you’ve ever seen. Sam was like the pastor The bartenders like were the deacons Waitresses were like the greeters and ushers It’s almost like a counterfeit church. “Where ...read more