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  • Work With It!" Romans 12: 1-8: Key Verse(S): 6 ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on Aug 10, 2004
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,259 views

    “Work With It!” Romans 12: 1-8: Key verse(s): 6 “We have different gifts, according to the grace given us.” “All things being equal!” Where that may be the rallying cry of today’s philosophical democratically-driven culture, it wasn’t the impetus for justice in the Brunner household as I was ...read more

  • Unfinished Business  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on Dec 12, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,837 views

    John Quincy Adams held more important offices than anyone else in the history of the U.S. He served with distinction as president, senator, congressman, minister to major European powers, and participated in various capacities in the American Revolution, the War of 1812, and events leading to the ...read more

  • When You First Met "J.e.", You Could Tell He Was ...  PRO

    Contributed by Bruce Willis on Dec 29, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,989 views

    When you first met “J.E.”, you could tell he was a very angry man. In fact, at age 54 he’d been an angry person for many years. In a Bible study that night, many questions had been raised in his mind. Talking with the leader afterward, J.E. said, “I asked Jesus to be my Savior when I was 9 years ...read more

  • Fame Is An Illusive Thing Here Today, Gone ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
     | 1,400 views

    "Fame is an illusive thing here today, gone tomorrow. The fickle, shallow mob raises its heroes to the pinnacle of approval today and hurls them into oblivion tomorrow at the slightest whim; ...read more

  • He's No ...

    Contributed by Loyd Taylor on Oct 29, 2008
     | 2,841 views

    HE’S NO STRANGER He’s the wisest man in the church There’s nothing he can’t do If you turn down your ministry He’ll be there to do it for you. He’s also a very faithful member And shows up right on time If you don’t honor your commitment He’ll cover you every time. He’s obviously ...read more

  • The Reason Behind An Unusual Hymn Singing ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 8, 2009
     | 1,679 views

    The Reason Behind an Unusual Hymn Singing Practice is Discovered Sometime in the last decade of twentieth century, a young pastor who was a fresh graduate from a renowned seminary was assigned to shepherd an old church in a remote village. The church was founded and built sometime in the late ...read more

  • A Flattered Pastor Becomes ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 14, 2009
     | 1,939 views

    A Flattered Pastor Becomes Proud A pastor received a Christmas card with a note in it, from a lady in his congregation. He said she was very complimentary about his preaching and compared him with Chuck Swindoll. She finished by writing, "I think you are one of the really great preachers of all ...read more

  • C.s. Lewis On A Right Understanding Of ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 31, 2010
     | 1,303 views

    C.S. Lewis on a Right Understanding of Self C. S. Lewis put it this way: When a man is getting better, he understands more and more clearly the evil that is still left in him. When a man is getting worse, he understands his own badness less and less. (Leadership, Vol. ...read more

  • Cookie Ingredients And Kids

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 30, 2010
     | 2,300 views

    COOKIE INGREDIENTS AND KIDS One time a preacher had a minute with the children before the sermon. He called them up front and he spoke about the ingredients required to make up a church, using a chocolate chip cookie as an example. He explained to the children that, as with a cookie requiring ...read more

  • Biting The Hand That Feeds You  PRO

    Contributed by Ty Tamasaka on Jul 26, 2011
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,606 views

    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 ...read more

  • Bill Hybels: Why People Are Lonely

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 14, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,453 views

    BILL HYBELS: WHY PEOPLE ARE LONELY Why do we have a sense of loneliness today? Bill Hybels explains it this way: "It is a "me-first” mind-set. This mind-set says indulge yourself, fulfill your desires, satiate your appetites, pursue pleasure, take off all restraints. As much as we might want ...read more

  • Loneliness And Belonging

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 16, 2011
     | 3,382 views

    LONELINESS AND BELONGING Chip Ingram notes: "In his landmark book Bowling Alone, Robert Putman makes the case that loneliness is America’s new epidemic. People are searching for a place to belong. In the 1970s, it wasn’t uncommon for someone to leave a job that paid well and go off into the ...read more

  • A Salesman Meets The Inventor

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 17, 2012
     | 2,347 views

    A SALESMAN MEETS THE INVENTOR In 1969, in a science lab in New Jersey, Canadian physicist Willard Boyle and his colleagues invented the concept of an electronic eye. Using their knowledge of mathematics and the behavior of light, they provided the science behind digital cameras known as a ...read more

  • Conformity

    Contributed by Don Berry-Graham on Feb 29, 2016
     | 4,471 views

    I first noticed this in leading people to Christ. They were beautiful before they were “church broke.” Great young converts often start out as radiant Christians and end up only as carbon-copy Baptists. Great young ministers start out as adorable mavericks, but after a business meeting or two and a ...read more

  • Wrong Reasons For Study Of Bible

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Jan 21, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,171 views

    At the village church in Kalonovka, Russia, attendance at Sunday school picked up after the priest started handing out candy to the peasant children. One of the most faithful was a pug-nosed, lad who recited his Scriptures with proper piety, pocketed his reward, then fled into the fields to munch ...read more

  • George Barna On Leadership

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2011
     | 1,683 views

    GEORGE BARNA ON LEADERSHIP "Leadership is the ability to put the plans into practice, and to accomplish the specified objectives through the skilful management of people, time, and tangible resources. A good leader is one who is able to motivate people; one who is capable of making good ...read more

  • Americans: Flabby Faith  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 16, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,078 views

    AMERICANS: FLABBY FAITH A dozen or so years ago, a Romanian pastor came to visit the church I belonged to. He had gotten to know my pastor, John Vawter, who had been involved in a Bible-smuggling ministry when the Iron Curtain was still up. John asked him what he thought of our country, and of ...read more