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  • Guarding Against Spiritual Obesity

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Nov 12, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Being fed in church is fine, but if all we do is eat and not put our faith into action, all we get is spiritual obesity.

    Guarding Against Spiritual Obesity Mark 10:35-45 November 11, 2007 We are coming to the end of our autumn stewardship emphasis. Next week is Consecration Sunday when we will present our Estimate of Giving cards to God’s work through Calvary church. Throughout the last few weeks, we have been ...read more

  • Life Source Series

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Nov 3, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    “North America is spiritually obese.” (Norm Cheng, Ontario Bible League) The irony is the alarming numbers of people in Canada who have no room for God.

    Norm Cheng, this district’s Area Director for Ontario for the Bible League, spoke at the Christian Business Ministries dinner last week. He made a comment in his presentation that perked my ears up. He said, “North America is spiritually obese.” I agree with his comment. We have more forms of ...read more

  • Taking The Super Out Of Supersize Series

    Contributed by James Stewart Jr. on Dec 17, 2003
    based on 54 ratings

    This Message deals with Gluttony. It is the seventh message in the Seven Deadly Sins Series.

    Proverbs 20:1 (NKJV) 20 Wine is a mocker, Strong drink is a brawler, And whoever is led astray by it is not wise. The Bible describes this style of living as wanton living, living in the land of excess. We are that type of people; enough is never enough. Gluttony is taking ...read more

  • A Church In Training Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Jan 14, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    From the early Christians, we see what it means to be transformed by the cross of Christ and the filling of the Holy Spirit. These Christians adopted a life style of spiritual discipline and generosity and are examples to us today.

    Acts 2:42-47 “A Church in Training” INTRODUCTION The United States is a nation that is out of shape. • 58 Million Overweight; 40 Million Obese; 3 Million morbidly Obese • Eight out of 10 over 25’s Overweight • 78% of American’s not meeting basic activity level recommendations ...read more

  • Practice Makes Perfect Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 25, 2003
    based on 29 ratings

    What are some things that Jesus wants us to put into practice (Matthew 7:24) so that we can present attractive bait?

    Sermon for 8/24/2003 Matthew 7:24-27 Practice Makes Perfect Introduction: A. I play basketball on Monday nights with Dean. I am not a great player. I do it to keep my figure. B. This past Monday we started out with 30 guys. Some of them got frustrated and left. We began at 6:45 and at ...read more

  • True Potential

    Contributed by Steven Spillman on Mar 1, 2008
    based on 24 ratings

    True Potential? What’s That Supposed to Mean?

    You want to be happy. You want to succeed. You want a sense of fulfillment. You want that warm fuzzy feeling that tells you everything’s okay. You’ve got an inkling that your life should somehow mean something, that there should be some purpose to your existence. You want to be happy and you want ...read more

  • Avoiding Temple Desecration Series

    Contributed by Ely Lambert on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 17 ratings

    It is a sin to desecrate the Lord’s temple, and we must learn to everything possible to avoid desecrating his holy shrine.

    Lessons in Temple Building Lesson #5 - Avoiding Temple Desecration Duct tape is an amazing creation of man. The armed forces created it, used for the waterproofing of equipment. They quickly learned the enormous amount of uses. Even today, a few people have created television shows to ...read more

  • Supersize Me

    Contributed by J. Curtis Goforth, O.s.l. on Jul 30, 2005
    based on 34 ratings

    A Sermon on the feeding of the 5,000 that concentrates on the significance of the Eucharist in the spiritual lives of Christians.

    “Supersize Me” Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 Ordinary 18-A / Pentecost +11-A July 31, 2005 There are some things in this world that compel us to do things we might not ordinarily do. I spent two summers in Israel when I was in college, and I toured all over Israel while I was there. It was a ...read more

  • Escaping The Buffet Mentality: Feast On The Word Not The World

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Aug 20, 2004
    based on 20 ratings

    We as a church are bellying up to the buffet of the world much more often than we feed ourselves on the healthy and holy food of God’s word.

    Escaping the Buffet Mentality “Americans are getting fatter” - - “and the south is leading the way.’ So says World News Digest by the Canadian press. What is the problem why are we as Americans getting fatter or having an excess of body fat. Some say it is genetics, choice, targeted ...read more

  • Love Yourself

    Contributed by Steve Gladwell on Oct 20, 2002
    based on 45 ratings

    Why should we love ourselves? Are we worth loving?

    As yourself! How many of you remember the stories about Narnia? I have learnt about them again fairly recently as my son has become interested in the series. We are reading the Magicians Nephew together at the moment, and Thomas has recently been watching the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe on ...read more

  • Diet And Exercise: A Spiritual Perspective – Part I

    Contributed by Johann Neethling on Oct 10, 2005
    based on 25 ratings

    A sermon in 2 parts - how to keep the Body of Christ fit and healthy - applying spiritual lessons from our need for diet and exercise.

    DIET AND EXERCISE: A Spiritual Perspective – Part I Daniel 1: 3-16; John 4: 4-14; 7:37-39 1. We have just completed a 4 week study entitled Christian A&P 101 where we reflected on the Apostle Paul’s favorite description of the Church as the Body of Christ. We examined 4 main aspects of our ...read more

  • You Too Must Stand Ready

    Contributed by William Baeta on Jul 15, 2004
    based on 15 ratings

    “Therefore you also be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect” Luke 12:40.

    Theme: You too must stand ready Text: Deut. 6:20-25; Heb. 11:2, 8-9; Lk. 12:35-48 This week is ‘Health Sunday’ and a good time for us to look at various common health issues with the attention they deserve. This is because many people pay very little attention to their health. The prevalent ...read more

  • Are We Having Fun Yet?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jun 9, 2007
    based on 11 ratings

    Some look for great joy when they reach their final destination. GOD’S PLAN IS TO LOVE THE JOURNEY AS WE GO. IF WE LOVE THE JOURNEY WE WILL LOVE THE DESTINATION. You don’t need a change of position, you need a change of heart, a change of attitudes to fin

    ARE WE HAVING FUN YET? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I do this in two parts. Your life can become so mundane that it seems like an endless trap. If you have lost the joy in your family and home, hard times lie ahead. We must search God’s word and see the value of joy and seek ...read more

  • Got Integrity?

    Contributed by Paul Kaiwi on Oct 16, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    This sermon allows christians to explore our integrity, and how our lives measure up to what we preach.

    Aloha I Ke Akua Christian Fellowship Sunday Morning Service Senior Pastor Paul A. Kaiwi, Jr. MD Helene Hall, Hana, Hawaii October 8, 2006 GOT INTEGRITY? Introduction: Do we have integrity? What are we willing to do for $10,000,000? In the United States of ...read more

  • Staying Out Of The Lions

    Contributed by Ken Sowers on Nov 11, 2002
    based on 17 ratings

    Study in the life of Daniel

    Fear dominates us with a need for security Media sells fear Fear learned early - eyeballs freeze that way - poke your eye out with a stick Dreams and hopes are dissolved by fear - (experiment here?) Why Worry? 59 Million suffer heart disease, 53 million migraines, 25 million ...read more