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  • Take The Checkered Flag Series

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Jan 6, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,363 views

    The final sermon in this NASCAR series that uses Parable leading to Textual Exposition to call people to generous living.

    Bible Text: 1 Timothy 6:3-19 Series: NASCAR Comes To Church Title: Take the Checkered Flag Topic: Christian Living / Stewardship Theme: Purposeful Growth in Christian Living / Stewardship of What We Have Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness calling God’s people in my care to commit ...read more

  • Finish Line 7: Reaching The Checkered Flag Series

    Contributed by Geoff Baggett on Aug 1, 2005
    based on 127 ratings
     | 43,341 views

    This is the seventh and final message in my NASCAR-themed "Finish Line" series, focusing upon living a faithful life and finishing a life of faith. (06-05-05)

  • In A Pit With A Lion

    Contributed by Matthew Morine on Oct 31, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 7,205 views

    Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. The

    IN A PIT WITH A LION THEME: GOD ENABLES US TO CHASE OUR DREAMS. TEXT: 2 SAMUEL 23:20-21 Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in ...read more

  • A Scandalous Love Affair With Broken People Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 19, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,606 views

    There are skeletons in every closet: embarrassing family members with a checkered past who have missed the mark in God’s eyes. But while some may have fallen short of God’s will for their lives, no one is beyond redemption. And the Bible reminds us that n

    A Scandalous Love Affair: With Broken People Matthew 1 The Rockefeller family is considered to be one of the most philanthropic families in the world, helping humanity globally in issues like economics, religion, education and environmental affairs. Yet the Rockefeller family tree is filled with ...read more

  • The Game Of Mutually Assured Destruction Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 11, 2015
    based on 19 ratings
     | 14,866 views

    It's one game board, but two games. Checkers and Chess are not only played differently, but they illustrate for me the difference between how the world deals with conflict and how God would have us do so. Do you know the difference?

  • Stoking The Coals Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jun 10, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,064 views

    A nugget of discovery in this lesson shows us that heaping coals of fire on an enemy's head is actually bringing the presence of God to his life.

    1. [Checker/Chess Board a. Checkers -- Mutually Assured Destruction -- you jump my checker, I jump yours; Strategies -- "Double Master Opening; Fife Opening; Spider Web; Zorro;" etc.; Some openings are illegal in Tournament Play because if accomplished they give too much advantage b. Chess -- ...read more

  • Journey Of Love Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 4, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,083 views

    God tells us that Joseph was a "just man" because he was "unwilling to put (Mary) to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly." What does that mean? And what does difference can it make to our faith?

    OPEN: (We began the service with a clip from the movie "The Star" that showed Mary and Joseph at their wedding party just before Mary is going to tell Joseph that she's pregnant with the Christ Child) There’s a true story about a grade school class that was putting on a Christmas which ...read more

  • Why Do We Worship Each Week? Series

    Contributed by Brent Baker on Sep 20, 2005
    based on 29 ratings
     | 5,008 views

    If we love God then we will want to worship Him!

    Why Do We Do What We Do? Why Do We Worship God Each Week? Psalms 100 1-5 & John 4:19-24 This week in our Why do We Do What We Do series, we are talking about Why do we spend time worshipping God each week? I shared that title with someone this week and they said to me well the answer to that ...read more

  • Start Well / Finish First Series

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Dec 30, 2004
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,881 views

    This is the second sermon in a series that brings NASCAR along side spiritual truths in order to help us understand God and his PATTERN FOR LIFE.

    Bible Text: 2 Timothy 2:15, 20-21 Series: NASCAR Comes To Church Title: Start Well / Finish First Topic: Christian Living Theme: Purpose & Power for Christian Living Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness challenging God’s people in my care to determine to live out God’s purpose in ...read more

  • You Can't Outsmart Jesus

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on Jul 6, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,993 views

    When a lawyer tries to entrap Jesus, he falls into his own trap.

    TITLE: You Can't Outsmart Jesus TEXT: Luke 10:25-37 INTRO: Again, we look at another passage contained only in Luke. Remember, this incident took place on the other side of the cross, before coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. So it was during the Dispensation of the Law, not of Grace. The ...read more

  • Be A Loser At The Game Of Life

    Contributed by Beth Garrod-Logsdon on Mar 9, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,391 views

    To win at the "Game of Life" board game one must amass a fortune. But to win in God’s game of life we must lose our worldliness.

    Being A Loser at the Game of Life Mark 8:31-38 NOTE: The general concept for this sermon was adapted from a children’s sermon idea found at sermons4kids.com In 1860, Milton Bradley created his first game. The game, originally called The Checkered Game of Life, was basically a modified ...read more

  • Connect Four Series

    Contributed by Nate Barbour on Feb 2, 2004
    based on 33 ratings
     | 3,533 views

    Learn the first steps to making a "friend" connection in this sermon about fellowship.

    Connect Four How to Make a “Friend” Connection 11/05/03 I. Introduction Ever wonder why geese fly in a V formation? Scientists at Cal Tech did. They put their computers and flight simulators to work and discovered the answer—flocks of geese form this pattern because it’s the easiest way to ...read more

  • The Race Is On

    Contributed by Tim Larrimore on Sep 17, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,862 views

    THE CHRISTIAN LIFE IS A RACE

    THE RACE IS ON TEXT: ECC.9:10&HEB.12:1&2 GET A SET OF REAL RACE FLAGS AND WAVE AS YOU PREACH 1. Green Flag - This means the race is either beginning or resuming. It lets the driver know the track is safe and clear. The driver can then move to the starting line. 2. Yellow Flag - This lets ...read more

  • The Team Is Vital Series

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Jan 1, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,577 views

    Fourth message in a series using NASCAR prinicples as a series of parables to encourage people to follow God’s pattern for life.

    Bible Text: 1 Timothy 5:1-6:2 Series: NASCAR Comes To Church Title: The Team is Vital Topic: Christian Living / Relationships Theme: Christian Living in Relationships Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness calling God’s people in my care to respect others and to develop pure ...read more

  • Design Is Crucial Series

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Dec 31, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,055 views

    This is the third sermon in a series that brings NASCAR along side spiritual truths in order to challenge God’s people in my care to live holy lives on purpose and by design.

    Bible Text: 1 Timothy 4:9-16 Series: NASCAR Comes To Church Title: Design Is Crucial Topic: Christian Living Theme: Holy Christian Living Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness challenging God’s people in my care to live holy lives on purpose and by design Response: Individuals ...read more