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  • Donald Gary Barnhouse Was A Powerful Preacher ...

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Nov 23, 2009

    Donald Gary Barnhouse was a powerful preacher with a mind like a steel trap. One New Year’s Eve, back in the late forties or fifties, at the church’s watch night service, Barnhouse was administering a communion service when there was a noisy disturbance outside. A group of loud, drunken voices ...read more

  • On Drinking

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Jan 15, 2010

    ON DRINKING I’ve never been drunk and don’t ever want to be. I have seen enough senseless and depraved activity conducted because of alcohol that I no longer want to be associated even with drinking wine at a meal. I have counselled women who have been raped after a night of alcohol at a ...read more

  • The Drinks Are On Me...?

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jan 15, 2011

    THE DRINKS ARE ON ME...? In the summer of 2010 I was hanging on every word of Steve Chalke as he preached at the New Wine Summer Conference. He was talking about Jesus being the one who transforms people and transforms situations; and he was calling the Church to once again become fully involved ...read more

  • Lucado On Alcoholism

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 23, 2011

    LUCADO ON ALCOHOLISM Max Lucado, one of America's great Christian leaders, found that out earlier in his ministry. He once said, "I come from a family of alcoholism. If there's anything about this DNA stuff, I've got it." For more than 20 years, drinking was not a major issue for Lucado, but ...read more

  • The Authority Of The Body

    Contributed by Mayor Gerardo Balmori on Apr 2, 2011

    THE AUTHORITY OF THE BODY When Preacher John Wesley was a student at Oxford Unversity, he was shocked by the amount of drinking done by the students. (Wonder what he would think about college students today?) After writing to his mother, Susanna Wesley, for her counsel, he received the ...read more

  • The Spirit Of The Law

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 9, 2011

    THE SPIRIT OF THE LAW I knew a woman who stopped for a few drinks every night after work to let traffic die down, then drove home, about a 45 minute drive in lower mainland traffic. She would say, "I'm fine, I've never had an accident and there are never any roadblocks on my route home. It's not ...read more

  • Touched By The Lord

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Sep 29, 2011

    TOUCHED BY THE LORD In the Welsh Revival of 1901, under the ministry of Robert Murray McCheyne, so great was the revival that every tavern and pub in Wales went broke. How many anti-alcohol sermons did McCheyne deliver? None. How many tirades against taverns? ...read more

  • Alcohol Use

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 12, 2012

    ALCOHOL USE According to MSNBC, “Alcohol abuse kills some 75,000 Americans each year and shortens the lives of these people by an average of 30 years, a U.S. government study suggested Thursday. Excessive alcohol consumption is the third leading cause of preventable death in the United ...read more

  • Fear Of Flying?

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 4, 2012

    FEAR OF FLYING? A man is sitting in the coach section of a flight from New York to Chicago, biting his fingernails and sweating profusely. Noticing his disturbed expression, a flight attendant walks over and says, "Sir, can I get you something from the bar to calm you down?" The man gives a ...read more

  • Alcohol Statistics

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 12, 2012

    ALCOHOL STATISTICS "By the time they are high school seniors, 80% have used alcohol and 62% have been drunk. In the United States, roughly 50,000 cases of alcohol poisoning are reported each year and approximately once every week, someone dies from this preventable condition. Approximately 14 ...read more

  • Statistics On Alcohol Use

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 24, 2012

    STATISTICS ON ALCOHOL USE The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports that per capita consumption of alcohol by Americans age 14 and older has dropped from 2.75 gallons in 1980 to 2.31 in 2007. Good news but consider the number who are addicted to drugs. Drug abuse continues ...read more

  • How Do You Do That? I Have A Perfect ...

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Dec 1, 2006

    How do you do that? I have a perfect illustration from my favorite book next to the Bible THE JOURNEY HOME by Orthodox Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein. I’ve shared excerpts from his book with you in the past. Although it is classified as fiction, it is based on authentic events and a genuine friendship ...read more

  • Jesus Is A Special Delivery From Heaven A ...

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Dec 12, 2007

    Jesus is a special delivery from heaven a parcel of love being delivered to your home with your name upon it for salvation and nothing in the world could stop the arrival of His parcel of love - not the world - not Satan - not death - not hell because it was signed sealed and delivered ...read more

  • John Wesley Did Not Have The Assurance The Jesus ...

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Dec 17, 2007

    John Wesley did not have the assurance the Jesus had saved him from his sins until he was nearly 35 years old. He was a good moral person but not a Christian even though he was an Anglican priest and missionary to Georgia. Wesley shares his encounter with a Moravian Christian August Gottlieb ...read more

  • Wine Consumption Increased 4% In '07, While ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2008

    Wine Consumption increased 4% in '07, while distilled spirits were up 3.2% and beer 1.2%. Distilled spirits sales reached more than 182 million nine-liter cases (their 10th straight year of growth) and wine sales reached 294.4 million cases, the 14th consecutive growth year. After declining sales ...read more

  • A Long Time Ago, I Was On My Knees Saying, ...

    Contributed by Allan Kircher on Jun 5, 2008

    A long time ago, I was on my knees saying, "Jesus, I have leprosy today, alcohol, bitterness, anger, nicotine, if ...read more

  • Stories & Stats On Alcohol  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    STORIES & STATS ON ALCOHOL A pastor was preaching on alcohol one Sunday, and to finish up his sermon with some passion he said, "If I had all the beer in the world, I would throw it into the river!" Then with a little more passion and fire he said, "And if I had all the wine in the world I would ...read more

  • Dr. Adolph Lorenz, A Famous Surgeon, Refused A ...

    Contributed by Curtis Rowe on Aug 4, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Dr. Adolph Lorenz, a famous surgeon, refused a drink at a banquet. He was asked "Are you a tee-totaler?" He responded, "Yes, my success depends upon my brains being clear, my muscles firm, and my nerves steady. No one can take alcoholic liquor without blunting these physical powers, which must be ...read more

  • An Emergency-Room Doctor Wrote, "Recently We Saw ...

    Contributed by Curtis Rowe on Aug 4, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    An Emergency-room doctor wrote, "Recently we saw another preview of hell in the Parkland Hospital in Dallas. A woman struck down by a drunken driver. A college student lying semi-conscious following a head on collision with another drunk driver who himself was critically injured. The drunk's ...read more

  • Abe Lincoln Said That Alcohol Has Many Defenders, ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 9, 2008

    Abe Lincoln said that alcohol has many defenders, but has no defense. With so many defenders telling you why you should drink let me stand up here this morning and tell you that you should not drink. PROVERBS 23:31 says to not even look at alcohol! How much stronger can you tell someone to stay ...read more