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  • Detours

    Contributed by John Beehler on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 31 ratings

    When you run into the cross, don’t look for a detour because you’re right where you’re supposed to be.

    Detours The 2002 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest National Challenge was to select, raise, and wave a national flag…in twenty or more steps! The idea of this contest is that groups of students are given an elementary challenge: something as simple as peeling an apple, sharpening more

  • Detours Series

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Aug 28, 2012
    based on 16 ratings

    Detours send us on unfamiliar routes that require us to trust the sign makers.

  • Detour Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Sep 27, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    2nd in 5 part series. This is an all church campaign/study put out by Zondervan in order for us not to just go to church but be the church.

    DETOUR Faith In Action - Week 2 LUKE 10:25-37 INTRODUCTION: How do you feel when you see this sign? (Detour sign) I doubt that there is anyone in this room that says when they see this sign, “Alright! I get to take a detour!” Instead you might feel a little anxious because you’re not more

  • Detours - Pt. 1 - Detour Decisions Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Dec 4, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    A wandering from a direct route. A different path. Unexpected turns and obstacles. What do you do when your life takes you down a path for which you didn’t plan?

  • Detours - Pt. 3 - Detour Deliverance Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Dec 18, 2012

    A wandering from a direct route. A different path. Unexpected turns and obstacles. What do you do when your life takes you down a path for which you didn't plan?

  • Detours - Pt. 2 - Detour Details Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Dec 18, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    A wandering from a direct route. A different path. Unexpected turns and obstacles. What do you do when your life takes you down a path for which you didn't plan?

  • Beware Of Detours!

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 18, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    Hagar & Ishmael. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email:

    Ill: A man opened a new business and his best friend sent him a floral arrangement: • When the friend popped in to see him a few days later; • He was shocked to see that the shop had sent a card saying; “Rest in peace”. • When he called the florist to complain. • The florist more

  • Be A Conduit Not A Detour Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Nov 4, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    We should do our best to lead others to Christ and not around him.

    Be A Conduit Not A Detour Text: Acts 15:1-21 Introduction 1. Illustration: Recently, I was having a phone conversation with my brother, and he was telling me about a detour to get to his house. He told me that when I come to his house, rather than turning where I normally turn and cross a more

  • Dangerous Detours Series

    Contributed by David Scudder on Apr 21, 2008

    God is not glorified when we are not fully committed to Christ. This text teaches us that only a full commitment to Jesus Christ is acceptable to God. Almost, as they say, is only good enough for horseshoes and hand grenades. You either love Christ with a

    Dangerous Detours Hebrews 6:6-8 Purpose: To highlight the difference between real and false professions of faith in Christ. Aim: I want the listener to fear the possibility of ever insulting Christ’s work on the Cross. INTRODUCTION: God is not glorified when we are not fully committed to more

  • Dangerous Detours

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Aug 16, 2007
    based on 13 ratings

    We are all on a spiritual journey. The detours we take on that journey can destroy our spiritual life.

  • #1 - In Delays And Detours Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on Aug 19, 2015

    Following God is not always easy, sometimes we have to wait awhile before we see prayers answered.

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  • Gods Seeming Detour Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 27, 2015

    We should humbly appreciate that we were snatched out of the fire and put in the spiritual limelight by God’s grace. Let us appreciate and glory in being part of God’s church!

    God’s Seeming Detour (Isaiah 65:1-16) 1. Suppose you loved covered bridges & planned a vacation around them. 2. God had your interest at heart; the main road was blocked by a detour sign. After grumbling, you find yourself on an enchanting county road — and there it is — the most amazing more

  • God Is In The Detours Too

    Contributed by John Gaston on Feb 9, 2015

    Life is full of surprises. With observation, we see that the Holy Spirit is as much in the detours as He is in the plans we carefully map out. Two passages in the New Testament & one in the Old demonstrate the truth of this insight.

    GOD IS IN THE DETOURS TOO Prov. 3:5 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: DECISIONS 1. Harry and Kitty are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. 2. Max and Betty said, “You must let us in on your secret - how have you managed to stay married for so long?" 3. Harry turns to Kitty and asks, more

  • Detours Off The Straight And Narrow

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 13, 2000
    based on 66 ratings

    Isaiah warns us of several pitfalls into which the people of Judah fell and into which we can fall! Let’s look at some of these pitfalls, and then look at the way to come out of them. So let’s look at the negative, and then the positive.

    Detours off the Straight and Narrow Isaiah 29-30 Intro 1. Life has many problems... 2. Some people seem to attract trouble 3. All of us, though, fight a constant battle, continuing to grow in the Lord.... It is easy to get stagnant. 4. There is no once and for all fix, outside of more

  • Donkeys, Detours & Divine Direction

    Contributed by Wayde Wilson on Feb 13, 2002
    based on 295 ratings

    Most of us have good intentions about serving God. But when it comes to sin and the subject of obedience, good intentions don’t cut it.

    TEXT: Numbers 22:1-38 (READ) INTRO: How many of you would agree with me that God’s ways are best? OK…How many of you that agree God’s ways are best can also say with me that knowing God’s ways are best hasn’t always meant you chose God’s way over your own way? (Even tho you would admit God’s way more