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  • Source Of Encouragement

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on May 31, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,472 views

    Where do Christians find energy and direction...the vine. The connection based on a divine relationship.

    Source of Encouragement John 15:1-17 Look at this limb…withered leaves compared to the rest of the branch that I cut off of the bush. Broken right there by the trunk. If this were still on the bush it would not be long before it just dried up and fell on off on its own or Bobby and tony might ...read more

  • United In Love Series

    Contributed by Mark Armstrong on Jun 2, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,584 views

    Setting a purpose for Christian living.

    Christians without goals are a little like Alice in the fairy tale ‘Alice in Wonderland’. In a conversation between her and the Cheshire Cat, Alice asked, ‘Would you tell me please, which way I ought to go from here’? ‘That depends a good deal on where you want to get to’, said the cat. ‘I don’t ...read more

  • Pressure Proves... Series

    Contributed by Selvan John on Jun 7, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,915 views

    Pressures of life is the factor that would prove whether we stand firm for God or compromise.

    Pressure Proves… Greetings in Jesus name! This morning I want to share something important and very relevant and that every one of us go through every day and that is PRESSURE. Our lives are full of pressure – pressure from work, pressure from family, pressure from friends, pressure from ...read more

  • Don't Strike Out!!!

    Contributed by Sherman Gordon on Jun 14, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,296 views

    AS A CHILD GROWING UP I LOVED CHARLIE BROWN. I RECALL ONE EPISODE WHERE IT WAS THE LAST INNING OF THE GAME WITH CHARLIE BROWN’S TEAM TRAILING BY ONE HAVING THE BASES LOADED AND TWO OUTS. AS FATE WOULD HAVE IT, IT’S CHARLIE BROWN’S TURN AT BAT. THE CROWD

    DON’T STRIKE OUT NUMBERS 20:2-13 FAVORITE CARTOON . . . CHARLIE BROWN EPISODE – CHARLIE BROWN – BASEBALL GAME CHARLIE BROWN – BAT – COUNTLESS TIMES AFTER COUNTLESS TIMES – STRUCK OUT. BUT, NOW HERE IT IS, THE LAST INNING OF THE GAME – CHARLIE BROWN’S TEAM TRAILS BY ONE WITH THE BASES LOADED ...read more

  • Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now!

    Contributed by John Butler on Jun 25, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,131 views

    An Illustrative Sermon Using Peter’s Great Confession & A 70’s Disco Song To Drive Home One Of The Promises Of Jesus Concerning The Church!

    *******SERMON OUTLINE********* Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now! I. Stopping Short... Praise the Lord!!! Turn with me in your Bibles this morning to Matthew 16:13-18. How many in here this morning has ever set a goal in your life, and you stopped short of completing your goal? You ...read more

  • What Is Driving My Life - #1 Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Jul 6, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,071 views

    God has placed us here for specific reasons. This message speaks to the impetus for our life. (Thanks to Rick Warren for the inspiration)

    What is Driving My Life? Philippians 3:1-11 A friend sent us these motivational slogans: * Doing a job RIGHT the first time gets the job done. Doing the job WRONG fourteen times gives you job security. * Artificial Intelligence is no match for Natural Stupidity. * If you can stay calm, ...read more

  • Training Wheels

    Contributed by Robert Drake on Jul 7, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,786 views

    As Christians, we know that as we travel through life that our heavenly father is always there to help us. If we fall, he’ll pick us up. If we stumble, he’ll catch us. Our goal is to move through life with the full knowledge that God loves us and is al

    Do you remember learning to ride a bicycle? Did your bike have training wheels? Did someone run along beside you to get you going? One of the great challenges of youth, after learning to walk, is learning to ride a bicycle. It requires balance and a sense of self confidence. To assist in this ...read more

  • Things We Ought To Lament

    Contributed by Anthony Perry on Apr 26, 2009
     | 2,324 views

    This sermon finds a connection with the current condition of the United States with the condition of Jeremiah’s Judah. It also teache sus to respond with lament and hope as Jeremiah did for his people and nation.

    A Lament of Our Own Scripture: Lamentations 3:18-26 Before we get into this scripture and how it applies to our lives today it might be good to identify the author of Lamentations and learn a little about his background. Knowing these details will help us better understand what the writer is ...read more

  • Sticks And Stones Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Apr 28, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,947 views

    Just as a tiny spark has the power to start a devastating fire, one word has the power to devastate lives, homes, churches and communities. Words can tear down but they also can build up. How do you think the Lord would have us use our words?

    http://brushforkbanner.blogspot.com/ We have all either heard or used the phrase, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” Is that true? We’ve had kids all over this church who have broken bones in the past year or so. Things like that happen. People get hurt. ...read more

  • "In The Begining . . ." Series

    Contributed by Emile Wolfaardt on May 1, 2009
     | 1,546 views

    (PowerPoint Slides and Cell Study Notes freely available by emailing Emile@Wolfaardt.com) Discovering the phenomenal truth that from everlasting to everlasting, the eternal sovereign God had you on His mind.

    Journeying With John “In the Beginning” John 1:1a I want to welcome you to the start of the one of most profound journeys you have ever taken in your life. I have asked God that this journey will be the most Jesus revealing, truth establishing, perspective shaping, ministry empowering and life ...read more

  • Dealing With Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on May 5, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,262 views

    Have you ever been discouraged? Are you discouraged now? You don’t have to be. As we examine our passage today, we will discover the causes of discouragement. But more than that, we will find the cure.

    http://brushforkbanner.blogspot.com You know how much I love to watch college football. How many times have you seen a huge underdog go into the home stadium of a football powerhouse and play them very close the first half? It seems like it happens every Saturday during college football ...read more

  • An Expectancy Of God

    Contributed by Ned Bartlebaugh on May 7, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,420 views

    Consecrate yourselves, set yourself apart to God, and expect God to do great and mighty things in you and through you.

    Introduction: There was once a jockey who had an unbelievable winning record. Just before the end of any race, the jockey would lean way over and seemingly speak to the horse and then almost instantly the horse would have a sudden burst of energy and win the race. A reporter asked the jockey ...read more

  • We Should All Be "Mom"

    Contributed by Mark Cooney on May 7, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,073 views

    One of the greatest characteristics of a MOM is their willingness to Make Others Matter. That is a characteristic we all should choose.

    Philippians 2:1-4 WE SHOULD ALL BE “MOM” A little useless trivia regarding the title “Mom” straight from Wikipedia… Abbreviations for "MOM": Management Object Model, in High Level Architecture (simulation) parlance Marketing Operations Management, a vision of end to end marketing ...read more

  • Have I Seen You Before?

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on May 7, 2009
     | 1,302 views

    Easter comes and goes too fast...The culture moves on to the next celebration instead of experiencing Easter in a full way.

    Have I seen you before? John 20:19-31 We are picking up the Easter story again this week. For us Easter is pretty much over. The stores have the clearance tables filled with chocolate bunnies, peeps, Easter baskets and stuffed animals. They are clearing off the shelves for new stuff; I guess ...read more

  • The Positive Power Of Encouragement - Part 1

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on May 12, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,713 views

    Over the next two weeks we are going to talk about encouragement. Next week we will look in God’s Word to find some very specific ways we can encourage people. But tonight we are going to focus on the amazing power of your encouragement.

    The Positive Power of Encouragement - Part 1 Acts 11:19-26 Sermon by Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church - May 6, 2009 *Can you remember the last time someone encouraged you? -- Going out the door Sunday, a couple of people told me they love me. Now, that was encouraging! I know you love ...read more