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  • Understanding Marriage On Four Levels Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Feb 14, 2006
    based on 73 ratings

    Do bad marriages come from unmet needs? What if the solution isn’t to have every need met, but to allow God to make us less needy?

    Understanding Marriage on Four Levels Life After the Wedding, part 4 Wildwind Community Church February 12, 2006 David Flowers We’re continuing on through our marriage series. Here’s what we’ve looked at so far: 1. God wants marriages to be healthy. 2. A good marriage takes two, but ...read more

  • Profanity

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jul 18, 2013

    Profanity Results In ... 1. Ridiculing obedience ... 2. Rejecting God’s Word ... 3. Rebellion against God ... 4. Refusing to give God the glory He deserves ... 5. Renounce the gospel

    "Jesus Christ" in a fit of rage is profanity; saying "sh--" is a vulgarity; "f---" is an obscenity – using excrement or sex 1. The average person swears quite a bit. - TIME 4/10/13 About 0.7% of the words a person uses in the course of a day are swear words, which may not sound ...read more

  • Photo’s From A Wedding Series

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Dec 7, 2011

    I. Marriage is for Companionship II. Marriage is for Enjoyment III. Marriage is for Growth

    Jn 2:1-11 July 29, 1981 Called the "wedding of the century," the wedding of Lady Diana Frances Spencer to Charles, Prince of Wales - Marriage problems in 1990’s – Divorced Aug. 1996 - Died Aug. 1997 It was estimated 2 billion viewers -- about a third of the world's population ...read more

  • Fathering God's Way Part Two

    Contributed by Robert Odle on May 30, 2002
    based on 68 ratings

    Father’s Day Sermon - Part Two

    Fathering God’s Way, Part Two Yeah But How? (Deuteronomy 6:1-9) Theme: God is the originator of Fatherhood; therefore, He is the source for how to do it properly. Purpose: After I preach this sermon, I want the fathers in the audience to see that there is an abundance of help available ...read more

  • Fight Fair Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 2, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    Whether married or single, relating well to people includes conflict, so you may as well learn to fight well and to fight fair.

    Fight Fair 1. • My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met. —Rodney Dangerfield 2. Soon after our last child left home for college, my husband was resting next to me on the couch with his head in my lap. I carefully removed his glasses. “You know, honey,” I said sweetly, “without ...read more

  • How To Have A Relationship That Works Series

    Contributed by Allen Patterson on Aug 21, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    How to have a healthy relationship - scriptural principles of interaction, with bulletin/sermon notes.

    Sunday, August 13, 2006 Marriage: How to Have a Relationship That Works Ephesians 4:25-32 Also see Colossians 3:12-13; Phil 4:8; Prov 17:9; Prov 25:12; 18:13; 23:12 A husband expressed his frustration by saying, “Mary, you’re not the woman I thought I married!” She looked at him with a ...read more

  • Real Help For Families-Obstructions

    Contributed by Jeremy Poling on Mar 21, 2011

    Real help for families.

    Php 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice. Php 4:5 Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. Php 4:6 Be careful (anxious) for nothing; but in every thing by prayer (earnest worship prayer) and supplication (asking) with thanksgiving let your requests ...read more

  • More Than Cheerleaders Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 27, 2015
    based on 18 ratings

    This is the gift that greases the gears of the church. Without this gift a congregation becomes lifeless and empty. What is this gift, and why is it so important to God's church family.

    OPEN: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnVuqfXohxc I’ve been waiting months to use that clip. It’s clever. It’s cute. And whether you realize it or not – it is deeply theological. Think about it… what did it show? It showed lot of animals that don’t ...read more

  • God's Design And Desire For Marital Intimacy Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Jun 11, 2009
    based on 10 ratings

    And today I want to help us consider the goodness of marital physical intimacy.

    As we continue in our series ‘Restoring the Gift of Our Sexuality’… I thought you might appreciate knowing a little more how the choice to do this series came about. This little video kind of fills it in… [VIDEO: VCF SEXUALITY SHORT (by Nate Torrence) ] Well… needless to say… I got the ...read more

  • Marriage And Divorce

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Nov 3, 2013

    This marriage deals with divorce and how to be a Christian

    Marriage and Divorce Matthew 19: 1-12 The last few weeks we’ve been focusing on the book of Genesis and the beginning of relationships. Last week, the message was on love and marriage. But what happens when the love is apparently gone? One of the misunderstandings in marriage is that love ...read more

  • Looking Beyond The Faults And Mistakes Of Others Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Nov 11, 2005
    based on 56 ratings

    How "love covers a multitude of sins."

    Last week we began the series on teamwork and we covered "How to Show Love to Others." We looked at 1 Peter 4:8a – "Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other." Today we’re going to cover the last part of 1 Peter 4:8: "For love covers a multitude of sins." That’s it, ...read more

  • Narnia: Believing The Incredible Series

    Contributed by Lee Johnson on Dec 9, 2005
    based on 17 ratings

    Lucy’s opening of the wardrobe into a new world can symbolize the opportunity for our hearts to connect with God. No matter what our situation, trial, or need, God is only a blink away. Open the door . . . see the light.

    Title: “Believing the Incredible” Is it possible that someone can open a door and enter into a new world? The truth about our existence is that there is another world near us. And this world is not so visible, but it is the one that we’ve always hoped for, where life-purpose and adventure are ...read more

  • Love That Endures Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 16, 2008

    Marriage is an invitation to move beyond yourself and focus on another. Marriage is a ministry. It’s not about getting your needs met but serving the need of your spouse. God called us to love one another not because of our feelings for them but in spite

    A Love That Endures Genesis 2:18-25 There’s the story of a husband who placed an ad in the Rocky Mountain News just prior to a Super Bowl a few years ago. Will trade my non-cooking and non-shopping wife with attitude problem
for one Super Bowl ticket. No Indian givers. Call so-and-so at ...read more

  • The Joy Of Love Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Feb 12, 2016

    Do you want to find joy in your relationships? It starts when you open up your heart to receive God’s love for yourself. Then, in the context of that grace and love, feel the same; think the same; and do the same, promoting others above yourself.

    A couple had been married for 60 years, and throughout their life they had shared everything. They loved each other deeply. They had not kept any secrets from one another, except for a small shoe box that the wife kept in the top shelf of her closet. When they got married, she put the box there and ...read more

  • Ways To Submit (For Women And Men), Prt. 1

    Contributed by David Flowers on Apr 12, 2010

    Part 1 in 2-part mini-series, Dave and Christy Flowers examine needs three and four on Willard Harley’s list of the top needs for men and women, and shows that meeting needs for our spouses is simply a concrete way of practicing the Biblical call to submi

    Ways to Submit (for women AND men), prt. 1 Joint Lecture w/ Christy Flowers, M.A. Wildwind Community Church David Flowers March 21, 2010 About six years ago Christy and I did a joint sermon based on the book His Needs, Her Needs, by Willard Harley. We got a lot of positive feedback on ...read more