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  • What Jesus Taught Us About Handling Trials

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Mar 16, 2005
    based on 18 ratings

    Sermon preached Easter weekend in the first person - pastor dressed in period costume as Pontius Pilate - and members of the congregation interacting as characters in the Easter story.

    Allow me to introduce myself to you. My name is Pontius Pilate. You probably know me as the Roman official who presided over the trial that ended with the sentence of crucifixion for Jesus the Christ. Being the governor of an out-of-the-way and insignificant Roman province like Judea was not ...read more

  • Discipleship Ii: Four Basic Habits Of A Disciple” Series

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 20, 2002
    based on 98 ratings

    Four habits that must be developed to grow spiritually.

    1. The habit of time with God’s Word (John 8:31-32). This will provide you with perspective. In a spiritual sense, it means seeing life from God’s point of view. In the Bible, the words understanding, wisdom, and discernment all have to do with perspective. The opposite of perspective is ...read more

  • When Trouble Comes

    Contributed by Mark Hiehle on Jul 19, 2001
    based on 83 ratings

    When adversity comes your way, how do you handle it? This message tells you how.

    James 1:1-12 "When Trouble Comes" By Pastor Mark Hiehle Some time ago, I heard Pastor Tony Evans reminisce about growing up and having his favorite shows interrupted by a test. When I heard him say that, I thought of my time during and after college when I ...read more

  • When It's Almost More Than You Can Bear

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Jun 9, 2005
    based on 18 ratings

    A study of grief from the life of Job.

    As a minister I have conducted quite a few funerals and have witnessed hundreds of people grieving over the loss of a loved one. It is especially difficult to conduct a funeral for a member of your own family who has passed away. I remember when my mother passed away unexpectedly she had ...read more

  • Turning Trials Into Triumphs Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 5, 2001
    based on 114 ratings

    In the message James the half brother of Jesus will teach us we CAN turn our trials into triumphs. (Real Faith For The Real World - prt one)

    "Turning Trials Into Triumphs" TEXT: JAMES 1:1-12 Today we begin a study of the book of James. But before we begin our study I think it would be good for us to do a little background about this great book in God’s Word. Now, one thing that often adds a great deal of insight to the ...read more

  • Conquering Storms Of Life Series

    Contributed by Dave Martin on May 7, 2001
    based on 114 ratings

    How can I be a conqueror over the storms of life? When the winds of adversity blows, how will you stand?

    "Conquering Storms of Life!" "More than a SURVIVOR" series part 2 of 4 Text: Job 1:1-2:10 & Selected Cross Creek Community Church Pastor Dave Martin - May 6, 2001 www.crosscreekcc.org God’s Word is Powerful, Relevant, and Life Changing! Thursday night we saw who was the ultimate ...read more

  • Fortifying Your Faith Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on Nov 17, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    Why was this early church SO powerful? It had discovered it could help its members not stop with HAVING faith, but fortifying their faith! What could this focus do for you? *HANDOUT INCLUDED*

    Let me ask you: Why is the church here? (By ‘the church’, I don’t mean this building, I mean the group of people that makes up the church.) I’m looking for your feedback – *DON’T RESPOND if you’ve attended this church for over 1 year.* Don’t you wish you belonged to a church like that? - A ...read more

  • Where Can I Find My Strength In Suffering? Series

    Contributed by Ross Anderson on Oct 25, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    God does not always remove affliction, but uses it to reveal his power as we embrace our weakness.

    We’ve been talking this month about suffering, because I know how many of you have been going through difficult things in recent times. (Let me say that if you want a copy of these 7 messages on “Making Sense of Suffering,” sign up on the tape request form on that little desk in the back corner.) ...read more

  • How Should I Behave In Worship? Series

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Jul 1, 2002
    based on 27 ratings

    Worship is the way we live everyday—that we do here on Sunday morning is only practice—it is only the warm-up to way life is to be lived in relationship with God and other people in the everyday world.

    (Main ideas in this message from Ed Young of Fellowship Church) Today I am concluding this series of talks on worship. I thought about calling today’s message--www.godon-line.com. The www stands for the wonderful world of worship. Because this series has been about connecting with the Lord. ...read more