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  • Tammy Garrison

    Contributing sermons since Apr 6, 2001
Tammy's church

Crosspoint United Methodist
Conway, Arkansas 72034
501-472-9814

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
     | 3,136 views

    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 ...read more

  • And They Will Know We Are Christians By Our Love

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 6,453 views

    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 ...read more

  • Springtime & Harvest

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,951 views

    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 ...read more

  • Body Language

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,194 views

    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 ...read more

  • Imagine

    Contributed on Oct 9, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 1,996 views

    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 ...read more

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  • Not Everything Is Gone

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2010
     | 642 views

    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, ...read more