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  • I Have A Dream!

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Jan 4, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,079 views

    Examine three qualities that should be a part of every churches dream strategy.

    One of America’s great leaders, Martin Luther King, once stood before an audience and made a pronouncement. He said "I have a dream." That statement reflected a dream and sparked a revolution for African American people. Dreams are powerful forces. They can shape the future. Even so, there are ...read more

  • Keeping Christ In Christmas (Part 3) Series

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Dec 28, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,485 views

    Study the lives of Joseph and Mary to learn how to keep Christ at the center of Christmas.

    Has there ever been a time when you had to make room in your life, for someone or something? When Judy and I first got married we lived in a 12’ x 60’ mobile home. When we first moved into that home we felt like we were living in a castle. We had an abundance of room. We did not have a lot of ...read more

  • Keeping Christ In Christ (Part 2)

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Dec 14, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,399 views

    Even as the wise men kept Christ at the center of their lives, we can keep Christ at the center of Christmas, and our lives.

    Last week we began a series entitled “Keeping Christ In Christmas.” This series is based on the controversy swirling around our society concerning the word Christmas. There are some who would just as soon remove the word Christ from Christmas. They prefer to say merry Xmas. There are others who get ...read more

  • Keeping Christ In Christmas (Part I)

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Dec 7, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,613 views

    Consider what it means to keep Christ at the forefront of your Christmas.

    When you see the word “XMAS”, what do you notice to be missing? Obviously the word “Christ” is missing. For some, this is more than an oversight. There are some in our society who prefer to leave Christ out of Christmas. Jeremiah Films has done a compilation of news stories concerning this ...read more

  • Beat The Bushes

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Nov 30, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,193 views

    This study considers the command to go into the highways and hedges and compel people to God.

    Have you ever heard or used the phrase “beat the bushes?” Beat the bushes refers to searching diligently for someone or something. The word etymology is based on the hunting practice of having someone hit bushes with a stick in order to force birds to fly up into the air to be shot. We have ...read more

  • Do Not Lose Heart! (Part 2)

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Nov 10, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,000 views

    This sermon offers resources for coping with discouragement and help in overcoming despair.

  • Do Not Lose Heart (Part I)

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Nov 4, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,331 views

    This sermon offers resources for coping with discouragement and help in overcoming despair.

    Have you ever seen someone lose heart? Maybe today you are struggling with issues and are on the verge of losing heart. Maybe you have already lost heart. I will share a few examples I have observed. When I was a boy there was a man I idolized. His name was Jim Ryun. Jim Ryun was one of the ...read more

  • Moving Beyond Kodak Moments

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Oct 26, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 5,142 views

    This sermon helps us move beyond clinging to worldly things and helps us grasp eternal truth.

  • Watch Your Step!

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Oct 13, 2009
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,750 views

    This sermon teaches principles of conduct for Christians living in a tough environment.

    Introduction: Have you ever been around when someone dropped a contact lens? When that happens everyone is careful in where they step. Nobody wants to crush another person’s contact lense. Even so, we believers should be careful where we step. We do not want to step on another person’s soul. Paul ...read more

  • Conditioned For A God Event (Part 2)

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Oct 8, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,357 views

    This sermon examines some of the conditions that open the way to a God event.

    Last week we examined some conditions that open the way to a God event. Throughout history we have heard and read accounts of significant God events. - It was a God event when Moses led the Israelite people out of Egypt. - It was a God event when Moses was used of God to part the waters of the ...read more

  • When Things Happen To You

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Sep 30, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,465 views

    This sermon explains how to cope when bad things happen to you.

    How do you respond when bad things happen to you? Sometimes we are depressed. Sometimes we are destroyed. Sometimes we prosper. God gives us a model for handling bad things. This model was displayed by the apostle Paul. It is found in Philippians 1:12. "The things which happened to me have actually ...read more

  • When Little Is Big

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Sep 21, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,457 views

    In this sermon you will see how Jesus takes small things and multiplies them into significant things.

  • Prepared For Spiritual Growth

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Aug 17, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,287 views

    This sermon helps us evaluate our preparedness and understanding of spiritual growth.

    Introduction: Do you remember, as a child, the anticipation of growing taller? I remember my brother and I would stand beside a doorframe in our home and use a ruler to mark our growth. We would mark a spot above our heads and then measure down to get our height. I do not know that we had any ...read more

  • The Encouraging Difference

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Aug 9, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,850 views

    See how we can make a difference in people’s lives as we encourage them in the faith.

    (This sermon was introduced by showing a video clip. The clip contained a series of short interviews in which people were asked the question. "For what do you wish to be remembered?" The last interviewee said "I want to be remembered as someone who made a difference." That is my desire! With that ...read more

  • Staying Focused Amid Challenges

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Jul 27, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,323 views

    This sermon teaches us how to stay focused in the midst of challenges.

    Do you have trouble staying focused when challenges raise their ugly head? This is true of individuals! This is true of churches! This is true of marriages! This is true of businesses! Joke: I heard about a bride who was nervous before her wedding. It was time for the wedding and she wasn’t ...read more