• Tammy Garrison

    Contributing sermons since Apr 6, 2001
Tammy's church

Crosspoint United Methodist
Conway, Arkansas 72034

About Tammy
  • Education: B.S. in English & Speech and Theater Arts M.A. in Speech Pathology Currently seeking M. Div. at Memphis Theological Seminary
  • Experience: Grace is my first appointment. I am the Associate Pastor. My responsibilities include Newcomer Ministries and Small Groups, and Program Staff Coordinator. I have been here for 4 years and am beginning my 5th year.
  • One of my favorite illustrations: I love movies and children’s stories. They are such great parables of life. Movies such as: Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (which is also a children’s story), The Shawshank Redemption, Places In The Heart, Back To The Future,& the Wizard of Oz. Children’s stories like: Harry The Dirty Dog, I’ll Love You Forever, & Petunia. If you’re wondering what it is in them I see as illustrations, read them or watch them sometime and maybe you’ll discover it too.
  • Family: Husband: Mike Children: Joey - 11; Nicky - 9
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Be the story teller that you are.
  • Books that have had an impact: Les Miserable
  • Hobbies: my kids, reading, painting, crafts, old movies
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: God loves you & I more than we can possibly ever know.
  • What I want on my tombstone: I’ve kept my fork - cause I know desert is coming!
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  • Not Neglecting To Gather Together

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2002
    based on 37 ratings

    This sermon explores a commitment to faithful worship attendance and why we should do that.

    In 1725 a young man named John reached a turning point in his career. Recently graduated from college, John was entering the ministry as a preacher in the Church of England, but John was ironically at one of the low points in his life. He has participated in the fun-loving college life as a more

  • And They Will Know We Are Christians By Our Love

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2002
    based on 45 ratings

    What we believe - our faith - is acted out in service to others.

    I want to ask you a couple of questions and then I want to present you with a challenge. The questions are these: Do you love the Lord? Have you accepted Jesus as the rescuer and guide of your life? Do you want to be a disciple of Jesus and follow him? Then here’s your challenge: Put your more

  • Springtime & Harvest

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2002
    based on 44 ratings

    This is a stewardship sermon that looks at how we reap what we sow

    bibliography: Shenandoah Almost exactly 10 years ago, a group of people began meeting at the Wesley Foundation on the University of Central Arkansas Campus. They came together as fellow Christians. They came together for the purpose of a mission. They came to form a new church in Conway to more

  • Body Language

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2002
    based on 35 ratings

    The nonverbal communication that we are Christians comes in the form of service that we do for others.

    Bonnie Brechill tells a story about her 5 year old daughter Crystal, who recently met an Amish girl her age. Within minutes they were off, hand-in-hand, to play. “I caught glimpses of them chattering and giggling,” Bonnie says. “Even though Sylvia, the Amish girl, spoke a Pennsylvania Dutch more

  • Imagine

    Contributed on Oct 9, 2002
    based on 41 ratings

    How you read the Bible - what you put into it and what you desire from it - determines how scripture impacts you.

    bibliography: notes from Revelation class; story of the exile; Cloister Walk, by Kathleen Norris; Practicing our Faith by Dorothy Bass I want to tell you a couple of stories. The first comes from a class I am in on the Book of Revelation, where the teacher of the class invited us to - of all more

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  • Not Everything Is Gone

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2010

    NOT EVERYTHING IS GONE As I was putting this message together his past Monday evening, I got a phone call. It was the police department. I serve as one of their chaplains, and they called me to respond to a house fire. A woman was found dead inside, and her husband had just arrived on the scene, more