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  • God's Plan For Financial Freedom

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Apr 2, 2003
    based on 195 ratings
     | 31,856 views

    Much of the material used in this sermon was gleaned from Larry Burkett’s teaching on finances. Two thirds of the parables that Christ used in teaching deal specifically with finances.

    GOD’S PLAN FOR FINANCIAL FREEDOM (Note: Much of the material used in this sermon was gleaned from Larry Burkett’s teaching on finances. Crown Ministries has more material available for further study.) Shortly after his death, someone asked John D. Rockefeller Jr’s chief financial advisor, “He ...read more

  • Membership Is Not An Option

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Apr 2, 2003
    based on 58 ratings
     | 3,163 views

    “Lost people” have done a cost-benefits analysis and have determined that they do not get enough positive benefits from church participation to merit their continued involvement.

    MEMBERSHIP IS NOT AN OPTION Why do some people who have grown up in the church or having started out so well after being saved as adults run aground or drift away from the Lord? What lures them away? What compels them to leave the church? And why is it the Church in America is having difficulty ...read more

  • Welcome To The Lord's Table

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Apr 2, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 4,522 views

    The historical Biblical backdrop for communion is the Passover.

    Welcome to The Lord’s Table (You may dress casual, but don’t come as you are) The Bible doctrines and principles on which we base our faith have important backgrounds. They didn’t just appear overnight, but were developed over time. An example is our doctrine of baptism by water. It ...read more

  • What's In A Name?

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Apr 2, 2003
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,309 views

    God has been preparing you for a unique role in ministry all your life – what is it He has called you to do? If you don’t know you need to find out. You do that through prayer.

    What’s in a Name? When I say the name “Mark McGuire” most of you immediately recognize him because he established a new home-run record. When I say the name “Kristi Yamaguchi” you would recognize her as figure skating superstar. Say the name “Troy Aikman” and people immediately associate ...read more

  • In His Service

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Apr 2, 2003
    based on 96 ratings
     | 6,906 views

    I don’t know about you, but when I die, I want to be able to stand in the presence of Jesus and look back over my life and see that it counted for something.

    IN HIS SERVICE When you die, what do you want your tombstone to say? Do you want it to say, “He died with the most toys?” Do you want it to say, “She had a street named after her?” Do you want it to say, “She came to church every week?” Do you want it to say, “He accomplished much in ...read more

  • Christian Toolbox Basics

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Apr 2, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 5,723 views

    I like to think that every Christian is born again with a spiritual toolbox. In your Christian toolbox are some basic tools. We all need to become experts in using these tools if we want to become mature Christians.

    CHRISTIAN TOOLBOX BASICS Let me see the hands of everyone who has a toolbox. (interview people “What do you have in your toolbox?” - (next person) “Do you have anything different in your toolbox?” “Why do you have a toolbox?” “What would your life be like without your tools?”) I like ...read more

  • Preparing Revival

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Apr 2, 2003
    based on 139 ratings
     | 14,897 views

    Examines the six principals of revival in 2 Kings 23

    PREPARING REVIVAL The text for this sermon is 2 Kings chapters 22 & 23. This is the true story of young King Josiah: Josiah was raised in an ungodly home. His evil and idolatrous father King Amon was assassinated when Josiah was 8 years old. So Josiah inherited the throne when he ...read more

  • Don't Forget To Say Thank You!

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Apr 2, 2003
    based on 84 ratings
     | 17,418 views

    A Thanksgiving service complete with sermon.

    Call To Worship Call to worship: Psalm 100 KJV 1 Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all you lands. 2 Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. 3 Know that the LORD He is God: it is He that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are His people, and the sheep of his ...read more

  • Revival Must Come!

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Apr 2, 2003
    based on 64 ratings
     | 3,710 views

    We see a pattern of revival emerge: Obedience to Christ, Group Prayer, Unity, Personal Revival, Empowerment, Evangelism, Conversions, Discipleship, Church Growth.

    REVIVAL MUST COME! The Church in America is losing influence and members faster than any other major institution in the nation. If a massive spiritual revival doesn’t come within the next few years America will experience total moral anarchy. (From George Barna’s book The Second Coming of the ...read more

  • When You're Down To Nothing, God Is Up To Something

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Apr 2, 2003
    based on 364 ratings
     | 101,768 views

    When your heart is anchored to the heart of God you will withstand all the storms of life, and there will be storms! Because WHEN YOU’RE DOWN TO NOTHIN, GOD IS UP TO SOMETHIN!

    WHEN YOU’RE DOWN TO NOTHING, GOD IS UP TO SOMETHING How many of you have ever run out of gas? How many of you have ever prayed that you would be able to make it to the next gas station? We all know what it means to be out of gas, to be out of our own resources and be down to nothing. How many of ...read more

  • Meditating On The Psalms

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Mar 26, 2003
    based on 46 ratings
     | 6,353 views

    What does it mean to find refuge in God?

    A (your town name) trolley driver and a preacher were standing in line to get into heaven. When the trolley driver approached the gate the angel said, “Welcome, I understand you were a (your town name) trolley driver. Since I’m in charge of housing I’m giving you that great big mansion over the ...read more

  • Lighten Your Load

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Mar 26, 2003
    based on 61 ratings
     | 4,593 views

    Every sailor knows that you can’t ride out a storm with an overburdened ship. You’ll take on excess water and sink. The same goes for us, when we carry useless burdens around and a storm comes up – we’ll be in danger of sinking.

    Many of you came in here today carrying a burden, a load of care. The good news is that you can lighten your load, you can even get rid of your load altogether. Relax, you’re in the Lord’s house now, and I’ve got a feel’en everything’s gonna be alright! Amen! Our sermon comes from the Book ...read more

  • On Whom Are You Depending?

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Mar 26, 2003
    based on 108 ratings
     | 12,439 views

    We all depend on something or someone in life. The question is, who do you ultimately rely on? Yourself? Your family? Your Church? Your government? Your bank account? Your friends? Or do you rely on God?

    Someone asked a Sunday School teacher, “What are sins of omission?” After some thought she said, “They’re the sins we should have committed but didn’t get around to.” A man asked his doctor if there was anything that could be done for his snoring. The doctor asked if it disturbed his wife. ...read more

  • When Fathers Fail Nations Fall

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Mar 26, 2003
    based on 215 ratings
     | 7,488 views

    Across the board American fathers have failed. They have failed their children by being absent from the lives of their children. The Bible shows us that when fathers fail nations fail. America is in danger of failing

    I heard that a man once had this conversation with God: "God, why did you make woman so beautiful?" God said: "So you would love her, marry her and be a father." "OK God, but why did you make her so illogical?" God said: "So she would love you, marry you and have your children." I suggested ...read more

  • Practicing The Presence Of God

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Mar 26, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 8,126 views

    2nd Samuel chapter 6 where King David decides to bring the Ark of the Covenant to Israel’s new capitol of Jerusalem.

    My personal prayer time always includes this prayer, “Please make the presence of Christ real to me and my congregation.” Our scriptural text for the sermon today is taken from Wednesday’s reading of 2nd Samuel chapter 6 where King David decides to bring the Ark of the Covenant to Israel’s new ...read more