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  • Only God Knows Her Name Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Oct 31, 2016
     | 6,565 views

    A sermon based upon the little Jewish servant girl who told Naaman where he could find help for his leprosy and the events of the story.

    INTRODUCTION: 1. It was the day before Thanksgiving when an elderly man in Phoenix called his son in New York and said to him, “I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother & I are getting a divorce. Forty-five years of misery is enough. We’re sick of each other, & ...read more

  • The Unity We Share In Christ Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 5, 2014
     | 3,074 views

    Paul goes over the things it's time for in the church at Corinth and by implication, the things that should be our priority as well.

    Introduction: 1. A pastor was retiring after 25 years in his church. As he was clearing out the bedroom in the parsonage he found a small bowl containing 5 eggs and $1,000. Baffled he asked his wife, “Darling, what is this little basket under the bed with the 5 eggs and $1,000 in ...read more

  • God And His Power In Us Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 5, 2014
     | 2,802 views

    We all ultimately rely upon God and need Him if we are to fulfill His will in our lives. This message deals with those priorities.

    Introduction: Cell #1— I Corinthians 4 is on page 872 of the Bible in your pew. 1. There are stories in history that really catch our attention, but sometimes they are more than interesting, they make important points that can also teach us significant lessons. There’s a story of ...read more

  • Dealing With Ungodliness In You And Me Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 5, 2014
     | 2,897 views

    This message deals with what Paul teaches about Church discipline.

    Introduction: 1. Willie Nelson once owned a golf course. He said the great thing about owning a golf course was that he could decide what par for each hole. He pointed out one hole and said, “See that hole there? It’s a par 47. I birdied it yesterday.” 9 2. The truth is that ...read more

  • Living With Higher Priorities Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 5, 2014
     | 2,877 views

    Paul shared rules for godly living with the Corinthians that relate well for us today as well.

    Introduction: 1. According to an Associated Press report from May 17, 2001 student led prayer was going to be allowed at the Washington Community High School graduation in 2001 until the ACLU & senior valedictorian, Natasha Appenheimer, filed a law suit against the district. They won an ...read more

  • The Foolishness Of Life Without God Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Aug 9, 2014
     | 2,805 views

    The messages focuses on what we are called to be as God's church.

    Introduction: 1. Russell Christoff is not a familiar name. He was an unknown actor and model whose only success in the modeling industry was his image years ago on cans of Taster’s Choice instant coffee. He was the guy smelling the aroma. If you’re old enough you probably remember the ...read more

  • God's Strength In Human Weakness Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Aug 9, 2014
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,832 views

    This message focuses on God's message and how we are to hear it and share it.

    Introduction: 1. Many years ago, a young man who had just got out of Bible College where he’d spent several years learning all the theological words he thought would make him a successful preacher. He was hired by a country church & was determined to bringing new people to Christ. So he set ...read more

  • Keep Your Eye On The Prize Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Oct 20, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,617 views

    Sermon 2 in a series on Elisha. This sermon focuses on living out our priorities.

    Introduction: 1. In case you haven’t heard it well known former football coach and present day broadcaster, John Madden, is being inducted in the Pro-Football Hall of Fame. I saw part of an interview with him this week. He talked about how as a coach he used to work 18 hour days and travel 6 ...read more

  • The Kind Of Person God Uses Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Oct 20, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 7,762 views

    Sermon #1 in a series on the life of Elisha. This sermon challenges us to be the men and women God wants us to be.

    Introduction: 1. A wealthy man went on a safari to Africa and took his faithful dog along for company. One day the dog starts chasing butterflies and soon discovers that he’s lost. Before long he notices a leopard heading rapidly in his direction with the obvious intention of having him for ...read more

  • Hell: The Place To Avoid At All Costs Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 5, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,056 views

    The second in a series on gaining an eternal perspective on life.

    Introduction: 1. The famous preacher John Killinger & his wife attended a small country funeral where the pastor got up & for most of the 15 minute sermon talked about the horrors of hell & how tragic it was that the deceased was probably there at that very moment. When they left John ...read more

  • Heaven: The Place You Can Call Home Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 5, 2005
    based on 39 ratings
     | 7,839 views

    The first sermon in a four part series on gaining an eternal perspective on life.

    Introduction: 1. I’ve been in the church since I was just a baby. I attended church for the first time when I was less than two weeks old. There have been very few weeks since then when I haven’t been in church. Many things that others have to learn about as adults, I grew up at least knowing ...read more

  • Life Is Like A Box Of Chocolates Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 5, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 8,651 views

    The 3rd sermon in a series on gaining an eternal perspective on life.

    Introduction: 1. A few years ago one of the biggest movies of the year was "Forest Gump." Actor Tom Hanks played the role of a handicapped man whose mother believed in him to the extent that he was willing to try anything. He would often quote one of his mother’s favorite lines. "My mother says ...read more

  • What Happens When You Die? Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 5, 2005
    based on 41 ratings
     | 6,625 views

    The final sermon in a four part series on gaining an eternal perspective on life.

    Introduction: 1. Take out your pencil and paper & answer the questions in this pop quiz I’ve prepared for you. Ah, you thought you had left tests behind back in your school days didn’t you? I think you’ll find this multiple choice test interesting about what scientist have discovered about our ...read more

  • Lessons I Learned From Abraham Lincoln

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Jul 7, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 4,812 views

    A July 4th sermon about spiritual lessons I learned from an in depth study of Abraham Lincoln.

    Introduction: 1. This morning as I begin my sermon on the lessons I learned from Abraham Lincoln I want to share a series of 5 questions about former presidents. They may or may not be about Abraham Lincoln. I will tell you that at least one of them will have Abraham Lincoln as the correct ...read more

  • The Importance Of Not Jumping To Conclusions Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Jul 7, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 12,330 views

    The 9th sermon in a series on Joshua which focuses on the dangers of jumping to conclusions before we know the facts.

    Introduction: 1. I want to begin this morning by assuring you that I am not a closet alcoholic as the skit suggestsed. The skit was written to introduce this morning’s sermon because though not jumping to conclusions isn’t something we talk about often, it really is important. 2. Have you ever ...read more