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  • Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 9, 2004
    based on 50 ratings
     | 3,276 views

    Discover how biblical forgiveness restores hope for marriage.

    This morning we continue with our third message in the series: Restoring Hope for Marriage. No one I know goes into marriage planning to fail or to be miserable. Most go into marriage with great hopes and dreams. But over time, misunderstandings, selfishness, unmet expectations, violation of ...read more

  • The Prodigal Son

    Contributed by Rick Kallstrom on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 9,022 views

    This is a story of a son’s repentance and a father’s great love and forgiveness. I hope that in hearing this familiar scripture that your hearts will, once again, be filled with the type of joy and happiness that only God can provide.

    This morning God has laid it on my heart to deliver a message from the gospel according to Luke. This is a parable that you have likely heard many times before, and surely will again. It is a story of a son’s repentance and a father’s great love and forgiveness. I hope that in hearing this ...read more

  • An Offer Too Good To Refuse Series

    Contributed by David Asch on Oct 12, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,616 views

    Int his text Jesus says come to me for compassion, forgiveness, and hope. Jesus says bring me your pain, your unhelathiness, and I will cleanse you. Come to me with your sins and I will forgive you.

    AN OFFER TOO GOOD TO REFUSE Mark 1:40-2:17 INTRO: I’m a sucker for offers “you can’t refuse.” Examples: Bad tie, knife sharpeners, Bamix, Golf swing video, pocket PC (it should have been no surprise).. I’ve had to learn not to believe such offers. Even churches make such offers... Prev: ...read more

  • So You Wanna Do "It" Series

    Contributed by Randy Harp on Feb 6, 2002
    based on 81 ratings
     | 2,946 views

    Part four of Dating 101 (Guidelines for Dating)

    Dating 101 So You Wanna Do “IT” Five Sexual Lies From the World Lie # 1 Sex is no BIG DEAL Lie # 2 Sex is purely PHYSICAL Lie # 3 God is DOWN on sex Lie # 4 Everyone is DOING IT Lie # 5 It’s impossible to be PURE Three Truths About the Creator of Sex Truth # 1 God isn’t ...read more

  • God Is In The Fathering Of Families

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Jul 23, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 962 views

    The fourth of a four part series on family life.

    Today marks five years since we first met. I am still glad to be your pastor and I look forward to more years together. Last year I shared three top ten father’s lists from fathers.com. Does anyone remember what they were? One list was “Top Ten Dinner Dishes When Mom’s Away and Dad’s “Cooking,” ...read more

  • Thers's Something Missing

    Contributed by Richard Oliver on Jul 19, 2002
    based on 16 ratings
     | 5,109 views

    Our relationship with God is only part of the equation.

    There¡¦s Something Missing Mark 10:17-22 17Now as He was going out on the road, one came running, knelt before Him, and asked Him, ¡§Good Teacher, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?¡¨ 18So Jesus said to him, ¡§Why do you call Me good? No one is good but One, that is, God. 19You ...read more

  • Forgiveness: Making A New Start

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 249 ratings
     | 5,521 views

    Thesis: Forgiveness is the creation of a new start. Intro.: 1. If anybody ever had a right to hold a grudge--it was probably Joseph! a. You know the story (Gen. 37-50). 1) Most favored of Jacob's 12 sons (special coat). 2) Brothers hated him because of it (tattletale, dreams). 3) ...read more

  • Do You Need An Extreme Makeover?

    Contributed by James Lowe on Oct 17, 2006
    based on 144 ratings
     | 16,006 views

    God can change your life.

    you need an extreme makeover? 2 Cor. 5:17 “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” Most of you have seen the television program called “Extreme Makeover.” It’s where they take these people who aren’t happy with ...read more

  • The Whole World Stinks?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 28, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,665 views

    We study attitudes and choices.

    THE WHOLE WORLD STINKS By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr Kyfingers@aol.com TEXT: I love Hebrews 11:36 -- trials/cruel mockings/scourgings/bonds/imprisonments/ stoned/ sawn asunder/ tempted/ slain with swords/ afflicted/ tormented/ lived in deserts and caves --- Heb. 11:38 OF WHOM THE WORLD WAS ...read more

  • Never A Man Spoke Like Jesus

    Contributed by David Seeley on Apr 24, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 5,416 views

    The word of Christ was so amazing to the hearers that they were amazed. Christ has something to say to us today as well.

    Never a Man Spake Like Christ John 7:32 The Pharisees heard that the people murmured such things concerning him; and the Pharisees and the chief priests sent officers to take him. Then said Jesus unto them, Yet a little while am I with you, and then I go unto him that sent me. Ye shall ...read more

  • Ordinary People

    Contributed by Paul Zwarich on May 28, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,025 views

    God has chosen unlikely people to do impossible tasks and has called ordinary people to be his presence in the world.

    Lectionary 11 Matthew 9:35 – 10:8 (9-23) A father, tired after Church one Sunday morning, pretended to be asleep in his chair in front of the T.V. as his kids tried their best to wake him from his Sunday nap to join them in the back yard. Finally, after several attempts to wake him his ...read more

  • A God Who Still Moves Stones - An Easter Resurrection Message

    Contributed by Ken Kersten on Jan 22, 2004
    based on 809 ratings
     | 151,510 views

    Does God still move stones in our lives? Does the Resurrection of a man 2000 years ago really affect the day to day decisions in our lives today? Let’s explore some answers.

    A God Who Still Moves Stones John 20:10-18 This being Easter our leadership met and decided, "You know, we want to get a really special speaker. Why don’t we call the best preacher in the world and ask him to speak." And they did and he said "No". So they said, "Well if we can’t have ...read more

  • Jesus Weeps Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 21, 2007
    based on 49 ratings
     | 9,752 views

    This picture, much less this statement, surprises a lot of people. Some people think a deity ought to behave differently. Gods, so the popular image goes, sit far off, throw lightning bolts, or send angels. What kind of god would get so close to his su

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Jesus Wept John 11:25-27; 33-36 Just two little words. In fact it’s the shortest verse in the Bible. That alone gets our attention. Just two little words. But it’s not just the brevity of the statement ...read more

  • Dead-End Detours Along The Road To Forgiveness

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jul 10, 2002
    based on 127 ratings
     | 3,979 views

    This message unpacks 4 of the common reasons that people do not persevere on the journey of forgiveness.

    Text: Galatians 6:1, 7, 9. - Our text sets the stage for what we want to discuss today. - Verse 1 places before us the call to forgiveness. This passage actually can be used in a much broader way, but given our immediate context this morning we’re dealing with the way this text ...read more

  • The Last Appeal

    Contributed by Robert Kerr on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 81 ratings
     | 3,325 views

    Text: Rev 22:17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And le

    Text: Rev 22:17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely. We attach great significance to the last words of men – but we should give particular heed to the ...read more