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  • Give Yourself A Break

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 22, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,105 views

    With statistics concerning sociological changes in America this sermon discusses the stress Christians are experiencing. Movie clip from "Cheaper by the Dozen" provides an illustration.

    Give Yourself a Break Eccl. 4:6-12[1] 6-20-04 Intro I want to begin this morning with a clip from the movie, Cheaper by the Dozen.[2] In this movie Coach Tom (played by Steve Martin) and his wife Kate (Bonnie Hart) have twelve kids. They are doing fine until opportunity knocks—an ...read more

  • Bold Ways To Give Yourself To God

    Contributed by John Baggett on Sep 15, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 4,721 views

    Bold Ways that believers can give themselves to God’s Kingdom and to the church. As A Leader, Follower, Mover & Shaker, and Loving Boldly

    BOLD WAYS TO GIVE YOURSELF Turn to Nehemiah 2 What comes to your mind when you think about boldness. One story is told of a very bold woman. An elderly lady was well-known in the community for her faith and for her boldness in talking about it. She would stand on her front porch and shout ...read more

  • A Bag Of Rice

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Feb 22, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,572 views

    We keep putting off until "later" embracing the marks of discipleship -- prayer, Bible study, tithing...

    (The pastor takes a bag of rice, and carefully counts out aloud ten measures of the rice placing each measure into a pot. Then taking back a single measure from the pot of rice, places that single measure on the Lord’s Table. The pot stays on the pulpit as the pastor reads the New Testament ...read more

  • The Faithful Steward

    Contributed by Peter Balogun on Nov 23, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 9,310 views

    This teaching aims at showing the believer how to be a faithful stewards since that’s who we’re supposed to be unto the Lord.

    THE FAITHFUL STEWARD TEXT: LUKE 12:42 Who is a steward? From the Greek word ‘oikonomos’, steward means someone that is made an house distributor or overseer, a manager or a treasurer. The bottom line of it all is that one is working for the interest of another. Proverbs 25:13 To be ...read more

  • Managing Your Time Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on Nov 23, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,065 views

    Time is so short these days, isn’t it? "With all that I’m doing, sometimes I just want to get off the treadmill." If you’ve felt like that, here’s a sermon on managing time for effectiveness. *HANDOUT INCLUDED*

    Managing Time Ecclesiastes 3:1 “To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven.” The Bible clearly indicates that for every one of us, there is enough time to accomplish what must be done. However, if you want this to happen, you’ve got to take the initiative to ...read more

  • Heartily And Orderly

    Contributed by Grady Henley on Dec 31, 2004
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,735 views

    Take your ministry seriously. Do it heartily and orderly

    Heartily and Orderly Grady (Doc) Henley 4 Jan. 2002 INTRODUCTION: Prov. 10:26 As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him. Have you ever worked with or attempted to work an employee that was a sluggard by nature? Such a soul will indeed set ...read more

  • A Biblical Pattern For Missions

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Dec 30, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,792 views

    DOING IT GOD’S WAY.

    A BIBLICAL PATTERN FOR MISSIONS EXODUS 25:9, 40; HEB. 8:5 I. INTRODUCTION THE SOVEREIGN GOD HAS A PATTERN FOR ALL THAT HE DOES. GOD NEVER DOES ANYTHING AIMLESSLY OR HAPHAZARDLY. NOTICE IF YOU WILL THAT HE HAS A PATTERN FOR EVERY SNOWFLAKE THAT FALLS TO THE GROUND, HE HAS A PATTERN FOR EVERY ...read more

  • Prosper In All Things, It's God's Desire! Series

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on Dec 30, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 7,076 views

    What is true Biblical prosperity and what are the important steps to achieving all that God has for His people for the New Year. These are the questions that this series will answer in order to take God?s people to a new level.

    15 "Now listen! Today I am giving you a choice between prosperity and disaster, between life and death. 16 I have commanded you today to love the LORD your God and to keep his commands, laws, and regulations by walking in his ways. If you do this, you will live and become a great nation, and ...read more

  • The Shady Deal Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Feb 14, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,324 views

    The story of the shrewd manager presents contrasts in persons, amount, stewardship, and ownership to show the responisiility we have to use God’s gifts in His service.

    THE PARABLE OF THE SHADY DEAL LUKE 16:1-12 INTRO.: Where did the expression "shady deal" come from? Maybe because it is a business deal consummated in the shadows. Maybe because wrong is black and right is white and a shady deal is something between. For whatever reason, we call a questionable ...read more

  • Catching More Than They Could Carry

    Contributed by Ivan Casteel on Feb 16, 2005
    based on 54 ratings
     | 5,383 views

    Submitting our talents and possessions to the Lord.

    PP0549 DATE CATCHING MORE THAN YOU CAN CARRY! Luke 5:1-11 Lu 5:1 And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret, 2 And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their ...read more

  • The Four Letter Word Series

    Contributed by Rob Brown on Feb 17, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,033 views

    A look at a generation who has lost their desire to work

    THE FOUR LETTER WORD “Flow with the Holy Spirit Rob” What a weekend we had last week. It was awesome to see God moving with the young people. It was great to see almost 700 people come through these doors as we had the opportunity to host the city. Tonight we are going top look at a ...read more

  • What's Really Important In Life

    Contributed by David Watters on Mar 1, 2005
    based on 151 ratings
     | 20,304 views

    Searching for Real Wealth. A Study of the scripture - Luke 12: 13-21

    Sermon: What is Really Important in Life? Or Getting vs. Giving Scripture: Luke 12: 13-21 This week I read a little prayer… “Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray my Cuisinart to keep. I pray my stocks are on the rise, and that my analyst is wise. That all the wine I sip is ...read more

  • Busy, Busy, Busy

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Nov 12, 2004
    based on 69 ratings
     | 8,758 views

    In the Great Commandments, Jesus shows us how to prioritize our busy lives.

    Busy, Busy, Busy Montreal/Cornwall October 16, 2004 “Busy” is the hallmark of our times. I don’t know how many times I ask people, “How are you doing?” and the answer, more commonly than not, is “Busy”. It has become somewhat of a ‘badge of honour’ to wear, it seems. I’m not asking people how ...read more

  • Christian Stewardship - Part Two Series

    Contributed by Donald Stevens on Nov 19, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,962 views

    Second in a series of four messages on Christian Stewardship. Based on UM congregatinal pledge and UM "Guidelines"

    Christian Stewardship Part 2 Mark 12:41-44 Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts. But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a ...read more

  • Christian Stewardship - Part Four Series

    Contributed by Donald Stevens on Nov 19, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,700 views

    Fourth of four messages on stewardship. Based on UM congregational pledge and UM "Guidelines"

    2 Samuel 24:18-25 On that day Gad went to David and said to him, "Go up and build an altar to the LORD on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite." So David went up, as the LORD had commanded through Gad. When Araunah looked and saw the king and his men coming toward him, he went out and bowed ...read more