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  • Jesus Is The Son Of God. True Or False Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Mar 19, 2004
    based on 51 ratings

    I want to thank Brian Mavis for his inspiration for this series and Josh McDowell for his great book on Evidences. This is the first of 4

    INTRODUCTION • Mel Gibson’s new movie, “The Passion of The Christ” has stirred up a lot of controversy. The movie has also touched the lives of many people in a profound way. • The focus of this movie is the last twelve hours of the life of Jesus. The last twelve hours of the life of Jesus ...read more

  • Responding To Critisism

    Contributed by James Powell on Dec 24, 2006

    Maintaining our Christian Character when criticis m is given.

    Responding “Christianly” to Criticism By Brian Mavis James 1:19-20 Have you ever been criticized for something that you said (or didn’t say? Have you ever been criticized for something you have done (or didn’t do)? Have you ever been criticized for just being who you are (or not someone else)? ...read more

  • Who Is Jesus Of Nazareth? Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jun 23, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    What claims have been made about Jesus? Is Jesus really the Son of God?

    CSI: Easter 2 of 5 in series Who is Jesus of Nazareth? INTRODUCTION Last week we examined the evidence surrounding Easter. We looked at 1. Biblical Evidence 2. Historical Evidence and 3. Medical Evidence. We considered the different "theories" concerning Jesus’ death and resurrection 1. ...read more

  • Want A Better Husband? Be A Better Wife!

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jun 11, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Ladies, do you want a better husband? Be a better wife. God’s Word shows you how.

    Want a Better Husband? Be a Better Wife! 1 Peter 3:1-7 Sermon by Rick Crandall - June 10, 2007 *Brian Mavis asks couples, “Do you remember the first time you knew there was chemistry? You thought ‘Oooo - I like this person. . .’ *Do you remember when you knew you were in love? When you knew ...read more

  • Advent #3: How Long Do I Have To Wait??

    Contributed by Joe Harding on May 21, 2005
    based on 13 ratings


    ADVENT #3: HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO WAIT?? JAMES 5: 7-11 DECEMBER 12, 2004 PM SERVICE INTRODUCTION: Christmas Survey What do people believe about the birth of Christ? A few days ago Newsweek Magazine conducted a poll asking some questions about Christ and His birth.* Here are some of the ...read more

  • Train With A Workout Partner Series

    Contributed by W F on Feb 3, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    Calorie counting and exercise are important but the road to health starts much deeper.

    You can’t achieve any significant thing in this life without the help of other people. We need each other. This is the way God has wired the universe. God has arranged the universe so that life goes better when it is done with other people. And he spells this out for us in the Bible … Two are ...read more

  • With Great Joy Comes Great Celebration! Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pablo on Dec 23, 2017

    This season is the most wonderful and glorious time of the year. Christians ought to celebrate the celebrant. Luke 2:8-11

    INTRO. 1. A Blessed Christmas to everyone! 2. This season is the most wonderful and glorious time of the year. ? CHRISTMAS SURVEY: • 67% - believe that the entire story of Christmas is historically accurate. • 24% - believe the story of Christmas is a theological invention. • If Jesus had ...read more

  • Jesus Is The Only Way To God - True Or False Series

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Apr 3, 2004
    based on 96 ratings

    Just as the Bible teaches there is no other way to God but Jesus!

    Jesus is the Only Way to God – True or False? John 14:1-6 March 28, 2004 This message has been based on a series idea from Outreach marketing and the outline is based on partial material found in a message written by Brian Mavis. Introduction The most authentic portrayal I have ever seen ...read more

  • Jesus Is Alive - True Or False Series

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Apr 19, 2004
    based on 18 ratings

    Not only is it reasonable to believe that Jesus is alive it is the best possible explanation for the empty tomb

    Jesus is Alive – True or False John 20:1-10 April 11, 2004 – Easter Sunday The idea for this message came from a series shown in Outreach Magazine and additional ideas were taken from the Jesus is Alive message by Brian Mavis. Introduction Over the past several weeks we have been exploring ...read more

  • Coup De Moi Series

    Contributed by Joel Smith on Jul 13, 2009

    If you want to know if you’ve truly been born again answer the question: "Who is your spiritual daddy?"

    I guess it’s a sign of the times in which we live, but a couple of years ago I saw a billboard on I-85 in Charlotte that said, “Who’s the daddy?” There was a picture of a baby and an ad for a genetic testing lab beneath the picture. It’s sad that young folks are so promiscuous they have to have a ...read more

  • Plight Of The Living Dead Series

    Contributed by Joel Smith on May 13, 2009

    "I see dead people."

    One of my all-time favorite movies is The Sixth Sense. It stars Bruce Willis as a child psychiatrist working with a young boy played by Haley Joel Osment who claims to be able to see dead people. The kid figured out that the dead people, who he alone can see and converse with, don’t know that ...read more

  • Mercy Me: Cultivating The Gift Of Compassion

    Contributed by Brian Mavis on Oct 30, 2000
    based on 443 ratings

    We can develop compassion by seeing, touching and serving people the way Jesus did.

    7-18-99 MERCY ME: CULTIVATING THE GIFT OF COMPASSION You know that feeling you get in your stomach when you are going down the first drop of a roller coaster. It’s the same feeling when you hear horrible news. Your stomach feels like it has just been kicked in. The New Testament has a Greek ...read more

  • Sample Wedding Vows

    Contributed by Brian Mavis on Oct 26, 2000
    based on 607 ratings

    10 Sample Wedding Vows

    VOWS #1 I _______, take thee, _______, to be my lawful wedded (wife/husband). To love and to cherish, to have and to hold. I promise, forsaking all others, to cleave to you and to you only so long as we both shall live. #2 I, _______, in becoming your (husband/wife), promise ...read more

  • Paul: A High Impact Person, Moving From Success To Significance

    Contributed by Brian Mavis on Oct 27, 2000
    based on 189 ratings

    We all can learn from Biblical characters/scoundrels because they were all thoroughly changed when they encountered God. From the example of Paul we can see how God can change and use us to be "High-Impact People" for Him.

    "Paul: A High Impact Person, Moving From Success to Significance" Philippians 3:4-4:1 INTRODUCTION: Remember when you were young, pretending to be someone you admired? I always did this when I played sports. Neighborhood kids would get together, and after we would choose sides, we would then ...read more

  • Protein Shakes For The Soul - Getting In Spiritual Shape

    Contributed by Brian Mavis on Oct 30, 2000
    based on 155 ratings

    We are to train for godliness like we train our bodies in the gym. I use the analogy of physical training to explain spiritual training.

    [Note to pastors: This sermon started a new ministry. In this sermon I invited people to share in a ?distance devotional program.? See point 8. I had over 400 families sign up for this!] ------------------------------------------------------- Can you believe it is the last Sunday of 1998? There ...read more