Sermon Series
  • 1. A Christian Is... A Brother And Sister

    Contributed on Aug 17, 2015
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    How does God want us to treat our brothers and sisters in Christ? (Material adapted from Bob Tinsky's book, A Christian Is... God's Answer to Man's Question, chapter 4, pgs. 55-65)

    HoHum: On the playground one day, some girls were insulting an adopted girl. Finally, the adopted girl responded and said, “My parents chose me. Your parents got stuck with you." WBTU: Many of us have brothers and sisters. We did not choose them. They became our brothers and sisters ...read more

  • 2. A Christian Is... A Disciple

    Contributed on Aug 11, 2015
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    Some commandments true disciples obey (Material adapted from Bob Tinsky's book, A Christian Is... God's Answer to Man's Question, chapter 2, pgs. 25-34)

    HoHum: Brian Jones tells the story of one elderly gentleman who came forward and was baptized. This older gentleman lived alone. After one service Brian and his family invited this elderly man out to eat. Turns out that this elderly man was soon going on vacation to Florida. The man was ...read more

  • 3. A Christian Is... A Friend

    Contributed on Aug 27, 2015
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    A Christian is a friend of Jesus (Material adapted from Bob Tinsky's book, A Christian Is... God's Answer to Man's Question, chapter 6, pgs. 91-98)

    HoHum: A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked- Bernard Meltzer WBTU: I had several friends when I was in grade school. We played Monopoly, fished in the pond, played hide and seek in the cornfields and woods, terrorized ...read more

  • 4. A Christian Is... An Alien And A Stranger

    Contributed on Sep 5, 2015
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    A Christian Is... An Alien and a Stranger Thesis: As Christians We are to be Different (Material adapted from Bob Tinsky's book, A Christian Is, Chapter 7, Pgs. 105-118)

    HoHum: In the Ice Age movies a squirrel is on a never ending quest for the acorn. He tries and he tries to get that acorn, and meets with a variety of misadventures along the way. He never succeeds in getting the acorn. In one of these movies, the squirrel has a "near death" experience, and finds ...read more

  • 5. I Am A Soldier

    Contributed on Nov 19, 2015
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    A Bible study on 2 Timothy and A CHRISTIAN IS... a soldier in the Lord's army (Material adapted from Alger Fitch in his book, Reading Between the Lines, and Bob Tinsky's book, A Christian Is...) Preached for Veteran's Day

    HoHum: Object: A flag Today we celebrate a special holiday. - It isn't Thanksgiving, even though that is getting close - It isn't Independence Day or Valentine's Day The holiday we celebrate today is called Veterans Day. This holiday is celebrated in many countries around the world. In some ...read more

  • 6. A Christian Is... A Servant

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2015
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    Two questions: 1) Who should be servants? 2) How are they to be servants? (Material adapted from Bob Tinsky's book, A Christian Is..., chapter 3, pgs. 41-49; and Rick Warren's book, A Purpose Driven Life, Day 33, pgs. 257- 264)

    Introduction: A minister was approached one Sunday by a man who expressed a desire to be a member of the church where he preached. In his conversation with the preacher he said: “I want you to understand that I am a very busy man and don’t want to be called on for any service such as ...read more

  • 7. A Christian Is... An Imitator

    Contributed on Oct 9, 2015
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    Jesus is our example suggests 3 facts (Material adapted from Bob Tinsky's book, A Christian Is..., Chapter 8, pgs. 121- 131; Outline taken from Earl Kimbrough at: http://www.truthmagazine.com/archives/volume38/GOT038302.html)

    HoHum: Have children come up front and do Children’s Minute with them: Have you ever watched the original Disney “Peter Pan” movie? In the movie, the children sing a song and play a game called "Following the Leader." Following the leader, the leader, the leader
We're ...read more

  • 8. A Christian Is... A Church Member

    Contributed on Oct 9, 2015
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    Some of the benefits of being active in a local church (Material adapted from LeRoy Lawson's booklet, The Family of God, Chapter 1, When You Become a Christian, pgs. 9-14)

    HoHum: There are four main bones in every organization including the church. The wish-bones: Wishing somebody would do something about the problem. The jaw-bones: Doing all the talking but very little else. The knuckle-bones: Those who knock everything. The back-bones: Those who carry the ...read more

  • 9. A Christian Is... A Saint

    Contributed on Oct 9, 2015
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    Several questions about a Christian Is... a Saint (Material adapted from Bob Tinsky's book, A Christian Is..., Chapter 9, pgs. 133- 143)

    HoHum: Two brothers were convicted of stealing sheep many years ago in England. In accordance with the punishment of those days, they were branded in the forehead with the letters “ST” for sheep thief. One brother, unable to bear the stigma, fled to a foreign country where he died ...read more

  • 10. A Christian Is... A Fruit Bearer

    Contributed on Oct 9, 2015
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    What kind of fruit lasts? (Material adapted from Bob Tinsky's book, A Christian Is..., Chapter 13, pgs. 183- 194)

    HoHum: What would we think if we planted a fruit tree but it never bore any fruit? At best we would be disappointed. At worst we would probably be thinking, “Now where is that axe?!” Fruit trees are supposed to bear fruit, and those that don’t fail to fulfill their intended ...read more

  • 11. A Christian Is... A Priest

    Contributed on Oct 9, 2015
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    What are spiritual sacrifices we offer today? (Outline and material from Bob Tinsky's book, A Christian Is..., Chapter 12, pgs. 171- 180)

    HoHum: R. Paul Stevens: Christian priesthood is not a matter of being religious and Mr. Goody two shoes but of serving God and God’s purposes in the nitty gritty everydayness of life in the world, not a matter of sacred times and sacred places but ordinary times and ordinary places, not a ...read more

  • 12. A Christian Is... A Living Stone

    Contributed on Oct 9, 2015
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    Let's talk about the builder, the work that has been done and the work that is being done (Material adapted from Bob Tinsky's book, A Christian Is..., Chapter 10, pgs. 145- 157; Outline from David Taylor, a college classmate)

    HoHum: Clinker bricks are bricks that didn’t make it. For some reason or another, they come out of the kiln misshapen or deformed. There is a church building in New York State that is intentionally built of clinker bricks. Apparently, the congregation wanted to send a message, so they build ...read more

  • 13. A Christian Is... A Believer

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2015
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    Let’s talk about those beliefs that should be held by all those who call themselves Christians (Adapted from Bob Tinsky's book, A Christian Is... God's Answer to Man's Question, Introduction and Chapter 1, pgs. 3-21)

    HoHum: A little boy came home from Vacation Bible School one day, ran into the living room, and asked his dad, “What is a Christian?” The dad said, “Son, a Christian is one who has confessed his faith in Jesus Christ. He has repented of his sins and has been baptized. He is ...read more