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  • Tom White's Story

    Contributed by Deborah Westbrook on Aug 13, 2008
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    TOM WHITE'S STORY Sometimes there are great revelations that come out of our storms. Let me tell you about a man named Tom White. In the 1970’s when America was full of protest marches and flower power, stories began coming out of Castro’s Cuba of terrible torture and imprisonment of ...read more

  • Dedicated Recruits Only  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 2, 2008
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    DEDICATED RECRUITS ONLY Giuseppe Garibaldi, an Italian military leader called "The Hero of the Two Worlds" had an incredibly committed volunteer army. He would appeal for recruits in these terms: “I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor provisions; I offer hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles ...read more

  • Consistent Christians

    Contributed by Paul Dietz on Sep 20, 2008
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    Consistent Christians I was getting ready to do some research for my weekly sermon so I entered my office and flipped the light switch to the "on" position. It seemed that as soon as I had touched the toggle there was an instantaneous burst of bright light from the light bulb for a millionth of ...read more

  • Soren Kierkegaard Once Said "To Become An ...  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Sep 27, 2008
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    Soren Kierkegaard once said "To become an 'admirer of Jesus' is much easier ...read more

  • Checking On Himself

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Oct 24, 2008
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    CHECKING ON HIMSELF I’m reminded of a story of a grocery store owner who overheard a young boy using the pay phone at the entrance of his store. You know how telephone conversations are; you usually hear only one side of the conversation. The young boy was talking and the store manager was ...read more

  • The Great American Evangelist Of The 19th Century ...

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Oct 25, 2008
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    The great American evangelist of the 19th Century D.L. Moody was challenged by a minister in a prayer meeting in Bristol, England who said: "The world has not ...read more

  • An Angel Inside

    Contributed by Samuel Wilder on Nov 10, 2008
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    AN ANGEL INSIDE I’ve read that Michelangelo, the great sculptor and painter, was pushing a heavy rock up a small incline to his work area so that he could do some sculpting. A neighbor watched him for over an hour as he worked to get this rock in place. Finally he asked, "Michelangelo, why do ...read more

  • Ideas Of Other People

    Contributed by Samuel Wilder on Nov 10, 2008
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    IDEAS OF OTHER PEOPLE Thomas A. Edison, the great inventor, was talking one day with the governor of North Carolina, and the governor complimented him on his inventive genius. "I am not a great inventor," said Edison. "But you have over a thousand patents to your credit, haven’t you?" asked ...read more

  • God Summons Us To Seek Our Best Creative ...

    Contributed by Samuel Wilder on Nov 10, 2008
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    "God summons us to seek our best creative selves. He calls us to become artists of life, seers of truth, creators of new possibilities, and innovative problem solvers. Perhaps by looking at Jesus' life and seeing His creative spirit at work, we can begin to awaken ...read more

  • A Death Blow To Self-Centered False Gospels

    Contributed by Michael Wiley on Nov 12, 2008
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    John MacArthur writes: This passage...strikes a death blow to the self-centered false gospels that are so popular in contemporary Christianity. It leaves no room for the gospel of getting, in which God is considered a type of utilitarian genie who jumps to provide a believer's every whim. It ...read more

  • Fair-Weather Christians  PRO

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Dec 9, 2008
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    FAIR-WEATHER CHRISTIANS During the American Revolution, farmers who joined the Continental Army during the spring and summer went AWOL in the fall and winter. They were known as "summer soldiers". They signed up with the Army after their crops were planted, they fought the British over the ...read more

  • I Love Bumper Sticker Theology. It May Not ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 11, 2008
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    I love bumper sticker theology. It may not always be the most sound theological statements, but they generally at least have the ability to make you think. The one in particular that I am thinking about said, "God is my Co-pilot." Do you remember the sticker? It took a great deal of heat. Perhaps ...read more

  • Vacation: Willing To Follow

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 11, 2008
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    VACATION: WILLING TO FOLLOW In a movie classic - National Lampoon's Vacation - Chevy Chase - otherwise known as Clark Griswold - leads his family across the country to their dream vacation at Wally World. Along the way, Clark gets lost several times. One time happened to be in St. Louis. As time ...read more

  • The Person God Blesses

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
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    THE PERSON GOD BLESSES First, what do we notice about the Person God blesses. A. The person God blesses has had a conversion to God's ways. Where do I get this concept? I get it from Abram’s name change. When we first meet him he is known as "Abram." After an encounter with God (Gen. 17:5) he ...read more

  • The Quartz Hill Football Team Won The Cif ...

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Dec 15, 2008
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    The Quartz Hill football team won the CIF Championship. The head coach, Pat Degnan, told his team all year, "Its not the X's and the O, but the Jimmy's and the Joe's." In other words, plays don't win football games; players do. In the same way, church doctrines and programs do ...read more

  • Howard Snyder, Former Pastor And Missionary, ...

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Dec 15, 2008
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    Howard Snyder, former pastor and missionary, seminary professor, wrote: "Church growth enthusiasts sometimes neglect to ask what the church really is…in two thousand years the church has not noticeably improved on the gospel or the Biblical picture of ...read more

  • Macarthur Told About A Time That He And His ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2008
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    MacArthur told about a time that he and his family came back from vacation to find a large giant sunflower plant growing right in the middle of their garden, but he said they never even had the thought, that it came from any other seed than a giant sunflower seed. "You sow a thought and you ...read more

  • I Love Bumper Sticker Theology. It May Not Always ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2008
     | 250 views

    I love bumper sticker theology. It may not always be the most sound theological statements, but they generally at least have the ability to make you think. The one in particular that I am thinking about said, "God is my Co-pilot." Do you remember the sticker? It took a great deal of heat. Perhaps ...read more

  • Didn't You Get My Letters?

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2008
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    DIDN'T YOU GET MY LETTERS? Let's play “Let's Pretend". Let's pretend that you work for me. In fact, you are my executive assistant in a company that is growing rapidly. I'm the owner and I’m interested in expanding overseas. To pull this off, I make plans to travel abroad and stay there until a ...read more

  • A.d. 110. Ignatius, Overseer Of The Church In ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2008
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    A.D. 110. Ignatius, overseer of the church in Antioch, was arrested and sent to Rome for preaching Christ. Facing martyrdom, he wrote this to the church at Rome. "Now I begin to be a disciple. I care for nothing of visible or invisible things so that I may but win Christ. Let fire and the cross, ...read more