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  • Weird Christians  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 12, 2009
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    WEIRD CHRISTIANS Unchurched Americans think Christians are weird, but it’s not for the reason you might think. Fifty-seven percent of the unchurched wonder why Christian friends and neighbors never talk with them about spiritual matters. To the majority of those outside the church, believers are more

  • Everyone Can Win Someone  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 16, 2009
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    EVERYONE CAN WIN SOMEONE George W. Truett was the beloved pastor of Dallas’ First Baptist Church for more than 60 years. He tells of a woman who came to him after a service. She was a poverty stricken widow with several children. She said, "Pastor, I have never known you to be unfair -- yet you more

  • Light The Night

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jun 17, 2009

    LIGHT THE NIGHT Years ago the mayor of Toronto launched a campaign called, "Light the Night." The ideal was for residents to leave their lights burning over-night in order to discourage crime. Every believer is to be involved in God’s "Light the Night" campaign. So then, my beloved, just more

  • Those Strong Urges

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 14, 2009

    THOSE STRONG URGES Gary Dougherty, a co-worker at RBC Ministries, was walking home from church one evening when he saw a young man coming from the opposite direction. A strong urge came over Gary to talk with him about becoming a Christian. He hesitated at first, but then he said to this total more

  • Office Worker Reads Bible In Secret At ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 6, 2009

    Office Worker Reads Bible In Secret at Work When I was a college student I worked for a time in a government office. I noticed after a while in that office that one of the engineers whose desk was back-to-back with mine would perform a little lunch hour ritual involving something in his desk more

  • Skunks And Evangelists

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jun 7, 2010

    SKUNKS AND EVANGELISTS Don Posterski is an Albertan-born Canadian, living in Ontario. He served as a pastor but is more widely known for his writings and research. One of his books is called "True to You – Living our Faith in our Multi-minded World." He speaks of "emerging cultural more

  • Risk Of Preaching Christ

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jun 7, 2010

    RISK OF PREACHING CHRIST Dr Mark L. Y. Chan, PhD in Hermeneutics and Christology (University of Nottingham) is a Lecturer in Theology at the Trinity Theological College, Singapore. He rightly notes, "Christians who persist in proclaiming Christ as more

  • In Trying To Evangelize, We Confront Powerful ...

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jul 31, 2010

    "In trying to evangelize, we confront powerful cultural pressures towards religious relativism; the dominant idea today is that ‘any one religion is as good as any other’ and that people should keep their religious beliefs to themselves." (Source: Archbishop Jose omez on more

  • The Lack Of Evangelism

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 6, 2011

    THE LACK OF EVANGELISM (Evangelism Statistics from Michael Parrot, Acts Evangelism, Spokane, WA, 1993, pp. 9-11.) • Ninety-five percent of all Christians have never won a soul to Christ. • Eighty percent of all Christians do not consistently witness for Christ. • Less than two percent more

  • The Risk Of Fishing For Souls  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 3, 2011
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    THE RISK OF FISHING FOR SOULS A little more than 10 years ago (2000), a movie called The Perfect Storm was released, which graphically portrayed the dangers of the fishing industry even in modern times. The movie is about the crew of the Andrea Gail, a fishing boat out of Gloucester, more

  • Afghan Spiritual Harvest

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 16, 2011

    AFGHAN SPIRITUAL HARVEST In his book What Good Is God?, Philip Yancey writes: "This is a true story from Afghanistan that took place in the early 1970s, before the Russian occupation or the Taliban regime. At the time, the government allowed a small Christian church to service internationals more

  • Fear Of Witnessing

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 31, 2011

    FEAR OF WITNESSING Leighton Ford, Good News is for Sharing, 1977, David C. Cook Publishing Co., Page 15: In preparing for this book, I have talked to a lot of people, and the fear issue comes up front again and again. What makes people hesitate to share their faith? Here are some of the more

  • Even Billy Graham Doesn’t Win Them All. ...

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Dec 18, 2012

    Even Billy Graham doesn’t win them all. There’s a story about Billy Graham when he was visiting a city for one of his crusades. He had written a letter to his wife and was looking for a place to mail it. Outside the lobby of his hotel, he came across a young boy. He asked the boy if he knew how to more

  • Kitty Gennovese. You May Not Recall The Name, ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 8, 2002
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    Kitty Gennovese. You may not recall the name, but most of you probably know the story concerning this young lady. In 1964 Kitty Gennovese was brutally attacked as she returned to her Queens apartment late one night. She screamed and hollered as she fought for her life for 30 minutes. As she more

  • There Is A Story Of Billy Graham When He Was ...  PRO

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on May 19, 2002
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    There is a story of Billy Graham when he was visiting a city for one of his crusades. He had finished writing a letter and began to look for a place to mail it. Walking around the city for a while, he came across a young boy. He asked the boy if he knew how to get to the post office. The boy more

  • David Berkwitz Of Newsweek Asked The Question In ...

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Sep 24, 2002
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    David Berkwitz of Newsweek asked the question in a web article on 12/22, “What Would Jesus Do About Bin Laden?” He asked different religious leaders their opinions but the only “Jesus” he could find that he agreed with was Jesus (hey-soos) Ayala of Brooklyn who said: “We should kill him and more

  • Islam Is One Of The World's Fastest Growing ...  PRO

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Sep 24, 2002
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    Islam is one of the world’s fastest growing religions. It is estimated that there are 2 billion followers of Islam, (Muslims) worldwide and that there are close to 6 million converts in the U.S. I’ve listed for you some of the main differences between Islam and Christianity. (1) Christians believe more

  • Here's The Story Of Rusty Woomer. Rusty Was Also ...  PRO

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Sep 24, 2002
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    Here’s the story of Rusty Woomer. Rusty was also a cold blooded killer. In one of South Carolina’s most notorious murder sprees he killed four innocent people and sat on death row for them. In 1990 Bob McAlister, a Christian and Prison Fellowship volunteer met Rusty. What happened between them more

  • Somebody Else  PRO

    Contributed by Richard White on Sep 25, 2002
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    There was a clever young guy named Somebody Else There was nothing this can’t do He is busy from morning till late at night Substituting for you You’re asked to do this or do that And what is your ready reply Get Somebody Else to do that job He’ll do it much better than I SO much to do in more

  • In The Clint Eastwood Movie "High Plains ...  PRO

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 3, 2003
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    "In the Clint Eastwood movie "High Plains Difter", Clint was coming up against a whole town of people who had a dark secret they thought they had safely hidden, but he knew their secret and was about to expose them. A woman he was with warned him that the people were afraid, and she said, “that more