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  • The V-Formation: The Conduit Of Encouragement To Victory

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Jan 30, 2020

    We must learn how important ENCOURAGEMENT is to the family and the church. Let us learn what the V-FORMATION of Geese in flight illustrates... VICTORY comes by the gift of ENCOURAGEMENT. Be honest do we practice ENCOURAGEMENT.

    THE V-FORMATION--- CONDUIT OF ENCOURAGEMENT TO VICTORY… By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. A LITTLE MOUNTAIN COMMON SENSE: Once you pickle a cucumber you can never un-pickle it? NEVER BE INTIMIDATED, BE ENCOURAGED: GOD HAS A PLAN. GOD IS GREATER… 2 Chronicles 32:6 And he set more

  • We Are Like Geese

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Jan 29, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    communities, like Canadian geese, are there to support each other

    Fall is here – you can see the leaves turning and there is a nip in the air. But I also know Fall is here because I have seen. . . and heard the honking of a gaggle of Canadian geese beginning their migration south. I am sure most of you have noticed that Canadian geese fly in a ‘V’ formation. more

  • Joy Of Community

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on May 12, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Paul shares three important aspects of community

    Intro: being a military brat growing up was a life on the move. For many the thought of re-location can be a scary proposition. Being in a Christian family made these transitions easier, because when you moved to a new base, there was always a church family waiting for you to arrive. Knowing that more

  • What The Church Can Learn From Geese

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on May 6, 2001
    based on 574 ratings

    What can the Church learn from Geese? My thought for this message came from John Maxwell’s book developing Leaders Around you”.

    INTRODUCTION  Sometimes it is fun to just look around and see what we can learn.  I remember watching cartoons when I was a kid. I learned a lot from watching the Road Runner. (GIVE EXAMPLES)  Sometimes we can learn some lessons from some interesting places. If we would more

  • What The Church Can Learn From Geese. (Pp)

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 27, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    This is a revamp from a 2001 message. This one is set up with PowerPoints.

    INTRODUCTION  SLIDE #1  Sometimes it is fun to just look around and see what we can learn.  I remember watching cartoons when I was a kid. I learned a lot from watching the Road Runner. (GIVE EXAMPLES)  Sometimes we can learn some lessons from some interesting more

  • Spiritual Formations: First Things First

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Jul 23, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    Three of the key spiritual formations are abiding in Jesus in prayer, abiding in the Word, and abiding in His love.

    SPIRITUAL FORMATIONS #4: FIRST THINGS FIRST SPIRITUAL FORMATIONS QUOTE: “To live the spiritual life and to let God’s presence fill us takes constant prayer, and to move from our illusions and isolation back to that place in the heart where God continues to form us in the likeness of more

  • Standing In The Freedom Of The Gospel: Spiritual Formation Is A Community Pr

    Contributed by David Taylor on Jan 23, 2014

    Standing in the Freedom of the Gospel: Spiritual Formation is a Community Project

    Standing in the Freedom of the Gospel: Spiritual Formation is a Community Project Galatians 4:12-20 Do you ever feel like you are not experiencing change, growth, being shaped by Christ? Worse yet, do you ever feel that you or people you care about are veering off the road, making decisions that more

  • Family Ties Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jul 21, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    9th in long series on Joshua, 2nd of 2 on mass circumcision in ch.5. This deals with being a part of a family, using the well-used illustration of a flock of geese.

    Joshua 5:1-9 – Family Ties (Nowheres near an original thought, but good nonetheless...) Today I’d like to do something different. Today’s a bit different from most, so I’m putting a twist on my scripture today, out of the ordinary for me anyway. Let’s read Joshua 5:1-9. So the Israelites more

  • Four Amazing Little Evangelists 3. The Locust Series

    Contributed by Jerry Martak on Nov 5, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    Think about this! If the locust could be united without a king how much more should people with a king be united?

    Ants, Conies, locusts, and spiders. Four of the most amazing little evangelist’s heaven ever employed to deliver a very personal and eternal message to all of us here. Proverbs 30:24-28 (NKJ) There are four things which are little on the earth, But they are exceedingly wise: The ants are a people more

  • A New Vision Of Christ

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser on Feb 25, 2017

    A commitment to spiritual formation leads to a new vision of Christ, that allows us to say with absolute conviction, “I have seen the face of the pilot, and he smiled at me. He is at the helm. All is well.”

    Robert Louis Stevenson tells of a ship, tossed by a violent storm, which threatened to drive it and its passengers to destruction along a rocky coast. In the midst of the terror, one daring man, contrary to orders, went to the main deck, making a dangerous passage to the pilothouse. He looked more

  • Training Leaders

    Contributed by Patrick Berthalon on Jul 2, 2006
    based on 1 rating


    LA FORMATION INTRODUCTION : DEFINITIONS : Formation • formation en alternance • formation sur le tas • suivre une formation • la formation professionnelle Synonymes : instruction, éducation, culture, connaissance, savoir, ordre, discipline, dressage, directive 1. enseignement destiné à donner more

  • Part 2 Prayer Of Relinquishment And Formation Prayer Series

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 3, 2020

    This is part 2 of my Lenten Course on Prayer based on Richard Foster's brilliant book entitled Prayer

    Story: In the early 60’s, a young Church of England ordinand went on a week’s silent retreat at Ampleforth. In those days the rules were strict – and between meals and services (which started at 4 am in the morning) the ordinands on the retreat were expected to be in their rooms praying. All more

  • God Doesn't Expect Us To Do Everything Ourselves

    Contributed by David Haun on May 15, 2004
    based on 29 ratings

    F"olk often face the frustration of feeling they must do everything themselves and at the same time feeling that they often are the only one who can. This sermon attempts clarify leadership and our responsibility as Christ’s leaders.

    GOD DOESN’T EXPECT US TO DO EVERYTHING OURSELVES Exodus 18:13-24, I Cor. 12:14-27, Matt. 9:1-38, Acts 6:1-7 Dr. David L. Haun Hope Christian Church, May 9, 2004 Have you ever had an inspector climb down from your attic or up from the foundation of your house with the dreaded news, “You’re more

  • Becoming A Community Church Series

    Contributed by Charles Mims on Jan 10, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    Building a church community within our neighborhood

    Becoming a Community Church January 16, 2010 Romans 15:1-4 1Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of those without strength and not just please ourselves. 2Each of us is to please his neighbor for his good, to his edification. 3For even (D)Christ did not please Himself; but as it more

  • Freedom’s Measure (2015)-1

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Jul 6, 2015

    1 of ? Paul exhorted the Galatian Christians to prioritize their freedom in Christ. But if you do not know what freedom is then you cannot prioritize it!...So... How can Christians measure their freedom? Freedom is measured by your...

    FREEDOM’S MEASURE—Galatians 4:19—5:6 OR...CAST OFF THE YOKE Read ‘The Declaration of Independence’ transcription(minus the 18 ‘Facts’—specific grievances listed—& minus 56 signers)—18 grievances...27 total[9 of which are sub-categories to more