• Ty Tamasaka

    Contributing sermons since Jul 19, 2011
Ty's church

Journey Church Hawaii
Kapolei, Hawaii 96707
808 294-8448

About Ty
  • Education: Master of Arts Degree in Christian Ministry at Pacific Rim Christian University, 2014 Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Religious Studies from the University of Hawaii at Hilo, 1998
  • Experience: Ty Tamasaka holds a Master of Arts Degree in Christian Ministry from Pacific Rim Christian University in addition to Bachelor Degrees in both Psychology and Religious Studies from the University of Hawaii at Hilo. He authored of two books including, Starting Fresh: Following Jesus on the Adventure of a Lifetime, and More than a Conqueror: 5 Pathways to Personal Revival both of which can be found on his website along with life-devotions, leadership articles, and a teaching podcast. Ty has served as a Lead Pastor, Youth Pastor, and Teaching Pastor, in Hilo and Honolulu, and serves on the faculty at the Bible Institute of Hawaii. Ty also serves on the teaching faculty at Pacific Rim Christian University with a heart to bring Biblical encouragement for life, love, and leadership..
  • Hobbies: Love spending time with my beautiful wife Laura and the most awesome kids in the world, Josiah and Gracie. Also enjoy playing my guitar to worship Jesus and riding my Harley Davidson.
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  • Does Jesus Understand Me?

    Contributed on Apr 30, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    In this sermon for youth, we learn about how judgment is when we wet what we deserve, mercy is when we don't get what we deserve, and grace is when we get what we don't deserve.

    Sticky Situations Does Jesus Understand Me? JUDGEMENT, MERCY, and GRACE Some of you are Christians.  You’ve learned the importance of putting your faith and trust in Jesus Christ.  I want to ask you a hard question. Let’s say that you helped a small group of people to more

  • Peace Be Still

    Contributed on Apr 13, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    Jesus, in His mercy, cared enough to leave heaven behind and come to earth to communicate with us on how we can have a relationship with God. JESUS BECAME A MAN TO SHOW US HOW TO HAVE PEACE WITH GOD!!!

    Reflecting on “Being Still” Colossians 3:15, And let the peace that comes from God rule in your heart. This was a hard teaching for me to work on guys. I remember in school there was a bully that I had to deal with. His name was Patrick, and Patrick was one of those guys more

  • Lessons From The Empty Easter Egg

    Contributed on Apr 13, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    We watch TV and go on the internet, and the advertisements tell us that we can be happy, sexy, rich, or famous, if we only buy a certain product. I remember buying the Ab Isolater that was going to give me washboard abs. Power 90 is going to make me los

    Lesson from the Empty Easter Egg I recently came across this story, it was told by “Dear Abby”. A young man from a wealthy family was about to graduate from high school. It was the custom in that wealthy neighborhood for the parents to give the graduate a car. "Bill’ more

  • Dropping The F (Forgiveness) Bomb

    Contributed on Apr 13, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    We often think that forgiveness is for the one who offended us. In this lesson we learn that we need to drop the forgiveness bomb on other because it frees us from bitterness and anger.

    Dropping the F-Bomb! How many of you know that when you receive Jesus to be your Lord and Savior, you receive forgiveness of your sin? If we are going to learn to be more forgiving and to forgive others, we need to first know that Jesus has forgiven us. When I was younger, I remember more

  • Celebrating The Savior

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2012
    based on 10 ratings

    In the Old Testament (1 Kings 7:15-22), Solomon built the temple and named the pillars Jakin (He shall establish) and Boaz (In Him in strength) so that the people would remember not to be casual worshippers, but to draw near to Him, so He would draw near

    Central truth: If you draw near to God, He will draw near to you. IF YOU DRAW NEAR TO GOD, HE WILL DRAW NEAR TO YOU. INTRODUCTION: A few years ago, my family and I stayed at the Hilton Waikoloa Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii It is our favorite hotel because of a boat and a tram that takes more

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  • The Parable Of The Fig Tree

    Contributed on Jul 26, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    THE PARABLE OF THE FIG TREE 6 "Then Jesus told this story: 'A man planted a fig tree in his garden and came again and again to see if there was any fruit on it, but he was always disappointed. 7 Finally, he said to his gardener, 'I’ve waited three years, and there hasn’t been a single fig! Cut more

  • Biting The Hand That Feeds You

    Contributed on Jul 26, 2011
    based on 8 ratings

    BITING THE HAND THAT FEEDS YOU The other week, Laura and I were watching the Animal Planet. On the show we were watching was a dog that was rescued from a neglectful family. The poor animal had a big chain collar embedded into its neck. It had been a long time since the large animal had more

  • Admirer Or Follower?

    Contributed on Jul 19, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    ADMIRER OR FOLLOWER? Recently I heard that in Scotland, a voluntary survey was given to law enforcement officers of their religious affiliations. That may not sound very interesting, but what caught my attention was that 8 of the officers claimed their religious affiliation to be "Jedi". I more