Sermon Series
  • 1. Three Messages

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2015
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    This message was preached for the funeral of a Christian woman who died after a year-long battle with cancer. It takes from 1 Thessalonians 4 three statements that the woman would like to have shared with those gathered for her funeral.

    On behalf of the family of Loretta *****, I want to thank everyone for joining us in this home going memorial celebration for Loretta … and though today can be a difficult day, I believe Loretta would encourage us to begin with our thoughts directed heavenward, recognizing our reliance on the ...read more

  • 2. Strong Arm Faith

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2015
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    This message was for a long standing leader of the church. He was sometimes misunderstood, but always admired for his passion for the church. It was based on his wife's favorite verse about God's sustaining power in the midst of difficult circumstances.

    Message The most important thing that I can say personally about Max **** is that he has made me a better minister and a better man. Let me share two reasons for that assessment: There was more to Max than first impressions. When I visited FCC for an interview weekend, nearly 19 years ago, I ...read more

  • 3. Remember Your Creator

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2015
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    This message was for the funeral of a older woman who found success in life, but rediscovered what was missing late in life -- a relationship with her Creator.

    It is a pleasure to hear your personal thoughts and memories of Ms. Olean. I must admit, I did not know her well. I only became acquainted with her on the few Sundays that she has attended church here with her daughter, Yvette. She was already older, and had lost much of the vitality of her youth. ...read more

  • 4. God's Answer For Troubled Times

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2015
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    This message was from the funeral of a Christian young person who died unexpectedly. It does not seek to answer all of the questions of their death, but point us to the one with the answers.

    MESSAGE - God’s Answer For Troubled Times There are times that test the soul. This is one of those times. It is at times like this that we wonder if anyone has ever experienced pain and loneliness so intently. This is the moment that that one pivotal question swirls unanswered and ...read more

  • 5. Three Words

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2015
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    This message is designed for someone that the preacher knows fairly well so they can fill in details of their life in the middle section. It is a celebration of their life that ends with a turn toward eternity.

    Message As we’ve come to this service, we embark on that march that David describes as the “walk through the valley of the shadow of death.” What do you do when you are hit with the hard reality of life and death? How do you continue to put one foot in front of the other when ...read more

  • 6. A Life Well Lived

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2015
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    This message was for the funeral of an elderly Christian woman who was actively involved in ministry into late life.

    “For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time has come for my departure. I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on ...read more