Contributed by Scott Jensen on May 15, 2008
Through my travels, I have encountered numerous Christian people from various cultures and various languages. Many of them have spoken about having a feeling that they should do something. About 10 years ago, I had such an experience. My wife, Lina, and I had been trying to have a child for over
Contributed by Scott Epperson on Jul 1, 2007
"The work of evangelism is never complete until the one evangelized becomes an
As disciples of Jesus, we are to become by the Holy Spirit like our Master as He Himself tells us in Matthew 10:25, “It is enough for the student to be like His Teacher, and the servant like His master.” By the power of the Holy Spirit working in us, may we this Advent become more like Jesus who
Contributed by Jess Bousa on Jan 2, 2005
In South America, I think Peru, an evangelist was holding a crusade which lasts a couple days and on the day before the last day of the crusade he said to the audience that he wants each person under the sound of his voice to ask somebody to come to the crusade tomorrow. So this little girl who
What are you like when you come back from church, Moses shone after his encounters with God so much so that he was asked to cover up all that reflected glory. how about you, will you shine like
Christian History Issue 20 stated, “Charles Grandison Finney is considered America’s greatest past revivalist. Church roles swelled in the wake of Finney’s revivals. Though it is hard to gather accurate statistics, he is often directly, or indirectly credited with conversions of around 500,000.”
Contributed by Ezequiel Alaniz on Jan 10, 2005
Pastor encuentra 5 huevos en una caja de zapatos con $10,000.00 pide explicación a su esposa y ella le dice yo me propuse poner un huevo por cada mal sermón que dieras automáticamente el pastor piensa que los billetes eran por todos los Buenos sermones y para reafirmar su sentimiento de presunción
Last week some of us made a new covenant with the Lord and pledged to serve Him wholeheartedly. I reviewed this video this week and was encouraged at what happens to a place when they make a new covenant with the Lord and repent of their sins. Look at what happened to this nation in Africa.
Opening Illustration: From the Quickening
Our clip illustrates from history and current day stories the power of revival to transform individual people and who in turn then help transform an entire nation from ungodly nations to godly nations.
Clip is 35 minutes long covers the history of
Contributed by Troy Borst on Feb 2, 2005
Quote from Jerry Vines, http://elbourne.org/sermons/index.mv?illustration+2567
“Our churches are in serious trouble today. There is virtually no difference between the average church member and the person who is not a Christian. God meant for the Christian to be different, to live a different
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 16, 2005
Our witnessing hour had concluded and I was passing through the Rec-room, on my way back to my Barricks, and then I noticed him. It wasen’t hard to take notice, for his beer smeared cloth’s permiated the room.
As I was about to pass him by, the Holy
Spirit gave me a nudge--stop and speak to him.
Contributed by David Parks on Feb 24, 2005
The Message of the King
The year was 1930, and it was the year of the Naval Confer¬ence in London. King George was to address the opening session. Radio was in its infancy, but through this media the king’s message was to be carried around the world. Just before the king was to go on the air,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 22, 2005
Avivamiento es muchas veces mal entendida entre la gente de la iglesia. He aquí algunas ideas de lo que la gente cree es un avivamiento.
1. Un Evento en el calendario.
2. Música rítmica.
3. Traer un Predicador de fama.
4. Emociones profundas.
Aunque eso puede incluirse en el programa de
Contributed by Steven W on Mar 26, 2005
Once on a ship liner on a journey through the Atlantic Ocean, the apostle Smith Wigglesworth was in the Great Banquet Hall where all the guests and ship staff gathered together to have a gala time. And everyone was having a jolly good time getting drunk and making merry. (Sounds like our present
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Apr 5, 2005
Pastoring is like being on the weather channel. When I definitely want to hear the weather I turn there. When dangerous weather occurs the weather bulletins are on multiple channels. It is too important of news to limit to one station.
God didn’t limit the gospel to one station, people should
Contributed by Fred Sigle on Apr 20, 2005
Several years ago while going home from work, Giles Tate, a brother in Christ from Amarillo, Texas, saw two children playing in a vacant lot. They were dirty, ragged, and hungry looking. He stopped his car and asked where they lived. They pointed to an old abandonded school bus standing near
Contributed by Mark Connelly on Jul 31, 2003
This past week I was getting my oil changed and I had a chance to present the gospel to the guy in the waiting room with me. For me, waiting rooms are the best places for evangelism because the people are sitting there with nothing to do. The oil change waiting room has been particularly fruitful
Contributed by Mark Connelly on Jul 31, 2003
I’ll tell you what I’ve seen some pretty lousy gospel presentations that people respond to. I’ve done it myself. There have been times when I’ve presented the gospel so poorly that I was boring myself, but the person responded in faith. There have been other times when I’ve answered every
Contributed by Sean Smuts on Aug 4, 2003
A faithful Christian soldier went to his chaplain for advice. “Last night,” he said, “when I knelt by my bed and prayed, the fellows began to ridicule me and throw shoes at me. What should I do?” “Well,” said the chaplain, “why don’t you stop kneeling down? Just lie down in bed and lift your heart
Contributed by Brian La Croix on Aug 5, 2003
Hudson Taylor, the famous missionary to China, was successful because he dressed in Chinese clothing and even wore a fake pony-tail so he could more easily interact with the Chinese. The respect he