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  • Detours

    Contributed by John Beehler on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,337 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
     | 7,073 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
     | 8,974 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 3 ratings
     | 3,357 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
     | 2,724 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
     | 1,871 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
     | 2,995 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

  • Be A Conduit Not A Detour Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Nov 4, 2015
     | 4,124 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

  • Dangerous Detours Series

    Contributed by David Scudder on Apr 21, 2008
     | 1,384 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

  • Beware Of Detours!

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 18, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,782 views

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

  • Detours Off The Straight And Narrow

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 13, 2000
    based on 66 ratings
     | 2,406 views

    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 ...read more

  • Life's Detours And Disruptions Series

    Contributed by James Hardy on Feb 3, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,558 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

  • Finding The Will Of God: The Detour Sign Series

    Contributed by Dan Morrison on Sep 18, 2002
    based on 38 ratings
     | 4,390 views

    This signpost is one of the hardest for us to accept but as I have studied I have found it to one of the most important. None of us really like detours, when we want to get somewhere, we want to get there, and we don’t want to be bothered with all of thi

    Finding God’s Will The Detour Sign March 24th 2002 This signpost is one of the hardest for us to accept but as I have studied I have found it to one of the most important. None of us really like detours, when we want to get somewhere, we want to get there, and we don’t want to be bothered with ...read more

  • Detouring Us Off The Freeway Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Mar 17, 2004
    based on 53 ratings
     | 3,051 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

  • God Is In The Detours Too

    Contributed by John Gaston on Feb 9, 2015
     | 3,893 views

    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, ...read more