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  • Empty Nest

    Contributed by Michael Bolin on Sep 11, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,201 views

    looking at the different times during life at loneliness

  • Avoiding Loss Or Becoming A Champion? Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 2, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,138 views

    God wants to transform us from loss-avoiders to champions.

    Avoiding Loss or Becoming a Champion? (Judges 6:1-32) 1. Loss aversion means instead of playing to win, we play not to lose. We get much more misery from losing $100 than we get joy from being given $100. One authority writes; 2. “For example, ever wonder why retail clothing stores have ...read more

  • Seven Supplements For A Holy Life #2 Series

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Jul 14, 2006
    based on 34 ratings
     | 8,139 views

    Series No. 2: Because we are redeemed children of God, we are to live holy lives.

    SEVEN SUPPLEMENTS FOR A HOLY LIFE 2 Peter 1 :5-8 A fouryear-old girl asked her mother, "Mom, how long is it until my birthday?" The mother responded, "Not very long, dear." To which the child responded, "Is it time for me to start being a good girl?" The little girl was being charmingly real, ...read more

  • Man Vs. Wild Series

    Contributed by Ryan Akers on Oct 8, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,181 views

    Man vs. Wild looks at how to overcome ourselves in order to discover how God gives us what we need to survive in the wild.

    Man versus Wild Part 1- Intro Pastor Ryan Akers Me- Have you ever seen the TV show Man vs. Wild? It is a show about surviving extreme conditions with only a knife and survival knowledge. Bear gets tired, exhausted, wants to quit a lot. He would say, "I could go for a steak." Or, "I could go ...read more

  • What Do You Sing About?

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Nov 29, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,954 views

    God has rescued Israel from Egyptian bondage with a mighty hand at the Red Sea as they cross over on dry land and the Egyptian army drowns in the Sea. Israel has something to sing about and Moses teaches them the first song in the Bible.

    Exodus 15:1-21 What do you sing about? In his book "Psalms of the Heart," George Sweeting tells of two Moody Bible Institute graduates, John and Elaine Beekman, who, in 1951, began missionary work among the Chol Indians of southern Mexico. Sweeting reports that they rode mules and traveled by ...read more

  • Connections: The Believer, Church, Holy Spirit And Great Commission Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 9, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,902 views

    If we want to be in the center of God's plan for us, we must seek Him individually and we must be in deep connection with an individual church that is faithful to the Word.

    Connections: The Believer, Church, Holy Spirit and Great Commission (Acts 12:24-13:3) Transitions can be hard to make; we have recently transitioned to an empty nest, the lost of dear family members, and a host of other adjustments based upon changes in our society, as you also have had to do. ...read more

  • Putting Grace In The Generation Gap Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Aug 7, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,710 views

    This is the third in a series of sermons based on Paul’s letter to Timothy as a guide to how the church should behave. This message explores the generation gap in churches.

    Tomorrow is the birthday of my lovely wife of 16 years. A difficult time in the Monck household as Debbie rapidly approaches the big 4-0. Reminds me of the story where Johnny asked his grandmother how old she was, and she said, "I’m 39 and holding." Johnny thought about that for a minute, ...read more

  • The Surprising Path To A Life Of Impact In The Age Of Facebook And Twitter Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jun 27, 2013
     | 3,582 views

    This message focuses on the need to impact lives with small acts of love. Doing that is compared to the idea of living a life of impact because someone has 1,500 Facebook friends.

    LIVES THAT HAVE IMPACT: Today many define impact in terms of Facebook friends, Twitter followers, and YouTube hits. - There is a presumption within many in our society today that having 1,500 friends on Facebook, a million followers on Twitter, or a YouTube video with 100,000 hits is evidence of ...read more

  • Complications: The Need For A Meandering Church Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 6, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,561 views

    The church must hold true to the fundamentals of the faith, but she needs to constantly adapt, meander, and reinvent herself.

    Complications: The Need for A Meandering Church (Acts 5:12-18) 1. Bernard Goldstein tells this story: One of my pet peeves as a musician in a symphony orchestra is trying to follow the unpredictable beat of famous guest conductors. I didn’t realize how strongly the rest of the musicians felt ...read more

  • Genesis 37 Series

    Contributed by Tom Owen on Aug 6, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,726 views

    verse-by-verse

    We’re now at a point in the book of Genesis where the differences between Isaac’s sons Esau and Jacob are highlighted. Remember how we saw that from birth the Lord had declared their differences in person and in purpose. Then we saw how Jacob gained his older brother’s birthright by taking ...read more

  • Will The Real Mom Please Stand Up?

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on May 5, 2001
    based on 1,357 ratings
     | 189,597 views

    The infamous illustration of Solomon’s wisdom depicts the MORALS OF MOTHERHOOD.

    Now this is not your usual Mother’s Day text so please pay close attention: 1 Kings 3:16-28 (NIV) Now two prostitutes came to the king (Solomon) and stood before him. One of them said, "My lord, this woman and I live in the same house. I had a baby while she was there with me. The third ...read more

  • Free Slave

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Dec 31, 2014
     | 2,307 views

    God’s Word tells us: If you FREE yourself from obeying God, you will be a SLAVE to sin. You can deny it, fight it, reject it – do whatever you wish - it’s still going to be true. If you are not a servant of God’s, you will be a servant to sin.

    Free Slave Romans 6:16-23 The bible says: When I was a child I thought like a child… How do children think? They think that true happiness is out there in the future when they can leave their parents’ house and rules and control. They see those rules as chains They think ...read more

  • Modern Family - Pt. 3 - Arranged Marriages Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 23, 2012
     | 1,546 views

    We are a long ways from the days of "Leave it to Beaver"and "The Brady Bunch"! What does God have to say to the "Modern Family"?

    Modern Family
Pt. 3 – Arranged Marriages The Partridge Family ain’t singing no more. Family Affairs has a whole new meaning now that Mr. French would have never imagined. We will never be able to go back to yesterday. We must learn to deal with today and tomorrow. However, even ...read more

  • Outnumbered? Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Oct 20, 2000
    based on 118 ratings
     | 3,010 views

    How to have faith when you're overwhelmed

    Outnumbered? (Message #11of the Series: View From God’s Mountaintops) 1 Kings 18 October 8, 2000 Have you ever been so overwhelmed by life that you wished to die? Or perhaps just go to sleep – or start over again, as a new person? Life has been known to put that on people. Perhaps life ...read more

  • The Resurrection - The Real Reason For Hope And Optimism

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Mar 27, 2002
    based on 243 ratings
     | 13,147 views

    What makes you hopeful and optimistic? Only one thing really works, and here it is.

    John 20:10-18: THE RESURRECTION: THE REAL REASON FOR HOPE AND OPTIMISM This past week there was a major earthquake in Afghanistan – the death toll is pretty high, and it continues to rise. Earthquakes always mean trouble. But not always. On Easter morning, the Bible tells us that there ...read more