Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 22, 2010
Former Convict and Judge Together at Communion
A large prosperous city church had three mission churches under its care that it had started. On the first Sunday of the New Year all the members of the mission churches came to the city church for a combined Communion service.
In those mission
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2010
BRANDED AS CHRIST'S DISCIPLE
Two Texans were trying to impress each other with the size of their ranches. One asked the other, "What's the name of your ranch?"
He replied, "The Rocking R, ABC, Flying W Circle C, Bar U, Staple Four, Box D, Rolling M, Rainbow's End, Silver Spur Ranch."
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 26, 2007
When we give our lives to Christ and become His follower we will want to hold on loosely to the things of this world.
Back in 1987 on a commuter flight from Portland, Maine, to Boston the pilot, Henry Dempsey, heard an unusual noise near the rear of the plane. Dempsey turned the controls over to
Contributed by John Shearhart on Sep 10, 2006
“[16 year old] Nathan Johnson dreamed of starting a revolution for Christ. [He wrote in his diary, “God’s] will for me is to radically impact my school for Him." But before he could see the revolution become a reality, Johnson’s life was cut short by an automobile accident [after] striking a
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 19, 2004
Evangelism Quotes and Illustrations
1. Paul Harvey said, "Too many Christians are no longer fishers of men but keepers of the aquarium."
2. Paul Little in his book "How to Give Away Your Faith" defines witnessing: "Witnessing is that deep-seated conviction that the greatest favor I can do
Contributed by Guy Glass on Sep 2, 2003
A Young man approached the foreman of a logging crew and asked for a job. “That depends,” replied the foreman. “let’s see you fell this tree.” The young man stepped forward and skillfully felled a great ree. Impressed, the foreman said, “Start Monday.”
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 12, 2002
If God had Voice Mail
Most of us have now learned to live with "voice mail" as a necessary
part of our daily lives. But have you ever wondered what it would be
like if God decided to install voice mail?
Imagine praying and hearing the
Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 5, 2001
Writer & speaker Joni Erickson Tada was paralyzed from the neck down in a diving accident. In her book Secret Strength, Joni wrote about facing temptation.
I was in my late 20’s, single, and with every prospect of remaining so. Sometimes lust or a bit of fantasizing would seem so inviting and
Contributed by David Simmons on Jan 18, 2001
Why would God go to all the trouble to endure our bad choices and our flagrant sinning in order to have relationship with us? Hear the story of the lost son from the modern setting as told by Philip Yancey in his book What’s so Amazing about Grace.
Yancey tells the story of a prodigal daughter