• Vonnie Elisha James

    Contributing sermons since Apr 30, 2007
Vonnie Elisha's church

Grenada Baptist Association
St.George's,Grenada, *Province/Other

About Vonnie Elisha
  • Education: DMin (Pending) MA in Theological Studies MDiv Theology & Journalism Four-Year Diploma in Ministerial Studies (MDiv Equ) B.A. in Theological Studies Certificate In Langham Preaching Level 3
  • Experience: He has been preaching and teaching since 2002
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Rev. Vonnie E. James is a Public Theologian, a Grenada Baptist Association Pastor, Religious Columnist, and Social Justice Advocate who mixes faith with intellect and 'Intercourse' theology with journalism to address social, political, and theological issues. Vonnie is a former President of the Grenada Baptist Association (GBA) and the former Chair (Ag) of the Conference of Churches in Grenada (CCG).
  • One of my favorite illustrations: The Gospel is like H20. It must be contextually shared. Otherwise, it will freeze when sharing as liquid water to those in cold areas and melt when sharing as solid ice to those in the tropics.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: Provocative
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Keep it short.Stick to the script. Do not abuse the pulpit.
  • Books that have had an impact: The Bible. John Maxwell. Miles Munroe.
  • Hobbies: Reading, Researching, Writing/Blogging.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Jesus is Lord. Reflect on the implications of this for your lives.
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: A little child came up...wanted to take the mic...
  • What I want on my tombstone: Micah 6:8 (ESV) He obeyed; He served the church and wider society diligently. He sought justice, loved kindness, and walked humbly.
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  • For Nearly 30 Years, India And Bangladesh Have ...

    Contributed on Mar 25, 2010

    For nearly 30 years, India and Bangladesh have argued over control of a tiny rock island in the Bay of Bengal. Now rising sea levels have resolved the dispute for them: the island’s gone. New Moore Island in the Sunderbans has been completely submerged, said oceanographer Sugata Hazra, a professor more

  • Salvation Brings Forgiveness...for You And For ...

    Contributed on Mar 21, 2010

    SALVATION BRINGS FORGIVENESS...FOR YOU AND FOR OTHERS This person was working in a certain company for may years. However for whatever reason, he was unable to get along well with the Supervisor. The relationship was like trying to stick adhesive tape on a bottle covered with grease. He never more

  • Today It A Wonderful Day For Many Of Us Here In ...

    Contributed on Mar 21, 2010

    Today is a wonderful day for many of us here in Grenada and elsewhere in the world, while many over are suffering and are going through trials and time of testing. We look at the Haiti situation where just a some time ago, that 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated the Capital, city more

  • The Famous Young Man Who Died In A Car Crash A ...

    Contributed on Oct 13, 2008
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    The famous young man who died in a car crash a week or so ago was nicknamed "Kaution". He drank of the fountain of idolatry –for it is said that he washed his car three times a day and treated it like God. Noticed both he and the thing he worshiped were destroyed. This morning God is reminding more

  • Adapted From Don ...

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2008

    Illustration: adapted from Don Fortner ________________________________________ Picture this: You are passing through an alley in St.George’s.It is dark. A man (an X PRA) suddenly leak in front of you without warning from the dark alley. He has a machine gun in his hands, ammunition belts more