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  • Detours

    Contributed by John Beehler on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,750 views

    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 ...read more

  • Detour Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Sep 27, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,496 views

    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 ...read more

  • Detours Series

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Aug 28, 2012
    based on 16 ratings
     | 11,589 views

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

    Detours PPT 1 Series Title Slide PPT 2 (Image change ahead, and definition of a detour) A detour is an unexpected event that changes the course of your life. Today I want to talk about God's involvement in the detours of life. There are many, many examples we could use from scripture but I ...read more

  • Detours - Pt. 1 - Detour Decisions Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Dec 4, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,504 views

    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. 1 – Detour Decisions I know we all have pet peeves. There are certain things that push your buttons and cause your perfect day to become your worst day. I have buttons! I am an ordered person. In other words, I like to travel the same route every day. I don’t like to alter from that ...read more

  • Detours - Pt. 2 - Detour Details Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Dec 18, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,890 views

    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?

    Pt. 2 – Detour Details Interruption. A cancelation. A meeting moved. A delay. A different route. Sickness. Lack. Brokenness. All of these things have one thing in common . . . they are detours. They knock us off our intended and preferred route. They force us to adjust and go a different ...read more

  • Detours - Pt. 3 - Detour Deliverance Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Dec 18, 2012
     | 2,467 views

    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?

    Pt. 3 – Detour Deliverance Detours are despised by every path loving, calendar driven, time conscious people worldwide. However, as deeply as we despise detours they continue to be a part or our life and as we have seen over the last two weeks God is involved in the detours that we face. ...read more

  • Dangerous Detours

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Aug 16, 2007
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,471 views

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

    We live in a noisy world with many voices calling us in many different directions. We want to be on the path that God sets before us, if we’re honest, we’ve all taken some detours along the way. Some of them have gone into destructive paths that have been very costly to us. Some of the detours have ...read more

  • Dangerous Detours Series

    Contributed by David Scudder on Apr 21, 2008
     | 1,792 views

    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 ...read more

  • Be A Conduit Not A Detour Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Nov 4, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,048 views

    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 ...read more

  • Beware Of Detours!

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 18, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,597 views

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

    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 ...read more

  • Detours Off Of The Road To Hell!

    Contributed by Tony Abram on May 19, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,568 views

    I believe that in all of our lives that God has detours on the broad way that leads to death to the narrow way that leads to life. In this outline we list a few of the detours God places along the way to get us from the road to hell to the road that event

    Detours off of the Road to Hell! I believe that in all of our lives that God has detours on the broad way that leads to death to the narrow way that leads to life. In this outline we list a few of the detours God places along the way to get us from the road to hell to the road that eventually ...read more

  • Detouring Us Off The Freeway Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Mar 17, 2004
    based on 54 ratings
     | 3,514 views

    This is the first message in an Easter series. the message deals with the "Divine Detour" provided to us through the cross.

    OUR ROAD TO VICTORY IN CHRIST Detouring Us Off The Freeway “Foolishness made Christ our curse before He could be our Redeemer” Galatians 3:1-14 -- Matthew 7:13-14 INTRODUCTION: Easter is marked by many changes. This time of year brings the tempering of the weather and the daffodils bursting ...read more

  • Life's Detours And Disruptions Series

    Contributed by James Hardy on Feb 3, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 5,655 views

    So often in our lives we hit a bump in the road. We answer the phone and on the other end there’s bad news. Ever happen to you?

    Has it ever happed to you? The phone rings and on the other end there’s bad news. You go to the mailbox and there’s a letter from the IRS or a past due notice, more bad news. You go to the doctor and he gives it to you, bad news. There’s a knock on your door, bad news. Sure, we have all had ...read more

  • Road Blocks Or Detours?

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Aug 10, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 7,114 views

    Learn a new perspective on why we should take God’s detour around the road blocks in our lives.

    AS YOU ALL MAY KNOW, IN 1935, THE HOOVER DAM WAS BUILT ON THE COLORADO RIVER IN THE BLACK CANYON, BETWEEN ARIZONA AND NEVADA. IT STILL IS RECOGNIZED TODAY AS ONE OF THE NATION’S CIVIL ENGINEERING WONDERS. WHAT MAKES THE HOOVER DAM SO UNIQUE IS THAT IT IS AN ARCH-GRAVITY DAM; THAT IS, IT IS AN ...read more

  • Donkeys, Detours & Divine Direction

    Contributed by Wayde Wilson on Feb 13, 2002
    based on 295 ratings
     | 25,923 views

    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 ...read more