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  • Playing Monopoly With God Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 4, 2015
    based on 24 ratings
     | 28,181 views

    Christ warned about the mindset of Monopoly, but all board games have some way to measure success: determining how you win or lose. How do measure success in how we live for Christ? How do we know whether we've actually stored up treasures in heaven?

    Lead-in with the following video: http://discoverychurch.com/messages/actually-win-losing/ (first 24 seconds) How many of you have ever played Monopoly? (ask for a show of hands). Me too. I hate the game. I never win. However, Monopoly is one of the THE most popular games in the ...read more

  • Purposeful Generosity Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on May 18, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,819 views

    Tithing is a touchy subject in churches, but the reason for tithing is it is commanded in scripture, it reflects the values of your heart, and the work of the church requires money.

    Purposeful Generosity May 22,2005 Intro: Today we are going to be talking about a subject that makes many people uncomfortable. We are not talking about sex or divorce or gossip. Instead, we are talking about the issue of money. For many people, the thought is the church is always after ...read more

  • The Crisis Of Belief

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,132 views

    Without faith it is impossible to please God.

    The Crisis Of Belief Hebrews 11:6 6And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. Hebrews 11:6 This is the third week of our "Sharing the Gifts" stewardship focus for this year. I ...read more

  • Is God's Hand Shortened?

    Contributed by Wes Richard on Mar 11, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,888 views

    Urges believers to focus on God’s provisions rather than human complaints.

    Is the Lord’s power limited? Numbers 11:16-23 On Ash Wednesday we began our 40-day journey toward the cross and the resurrection. We were reminded of God’s amazing grace on the one hand and of our own sin on the other. We nailed our sins to the cross. We admonished each other to turn away ...read more

  • Need A Friend?

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Oct 16, 2002
    based on 209 ratings
     | 29,469 views

    JESUS IS OUR FRIEND!

    NEED A FRIEND? JOHN 15: 1-17 OCTOBER 13 INTRODUCTION: I am told about this newspaper in England giving a reward for the best definition of what is a friend? Thousands answered, the winner? "A FRIEND IS ONE THAT COMES WHEN EVERYONE ELSE GOES.” JACKIE ROBINSON was the first African American ...read more

  • Cheerfully Bringing To The Storehouse Series

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Jun 5, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,858 views

    Giving is a tough topic to speak about. It is also one that God addresses as part of our faith walk. Giving is a heart attitude and is a indicator of where we are spiritually.

    Cheerfully bringing to the storehouse Malachi chapter 3:6-18 Introduction- I will be here 5 years in July and this is the first message I will give on giving or tithing. What it means to give an offering. Noone can ever accuse me of always asking for ...read more

  • The Jesus Lifestyle - Serving Others

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on May 2, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 11,183 views

    What can you expect when you decide to follow Jesus?

    17As for us, brothers and sisters, when, for a short time, we were made orphans by being separated from you—in person, not in heart—we longed with great eagerness to see you face to face. 18For we wanted to come to you—certainly I, Paul, wanted to again and again—but Satan ...read more

  • The Jesus Lifestyle - Loving Others

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Apr 29, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,167 views

    What can you expect if you decided to follow Jesus?

    17As for us, brothers and sisters, when, for a short time, we were made orphans by being separated from you—in person, not in heart—we longed with great eagerness to see you face to face. 18For we wanted to come to you—certainly I, Paul, wanted to again and again—but Satan ...read more

  • Let The Adventure Begin

    Contributed by Paul Decker on May 30, 2006
    based on 27 ratings
     | 4,078 views

    We need to encourage new believers.

    LET THE ADVENTURE BEGIN Acts 9.19-31 S: Discipleship C: Purpose of the Community Th: A People with Purpose Pr: WE NEED TO ENCOURAGE NEW BELIEVERS. TS: Our study today will focus on the new adventure that Saul begins as a new believer in Jesus. Type: Inductive I. CHANGE ...read more

  • God Smells Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Aug 5, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,785 views

    5 of 5 messages on God Senses. This message is on how we can be a sweet smelling fragrance to God.

    7/29/07 – God Smells Three Sweet Fragrances Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit lives in you? 1 Corinthians 3:16 This is the last message in our series on the God Senses. One of the most profound of truths revealed to us through God’s word is that we are ...read more

  • Prayer Of Jabez #3 - Series

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on May 15, 2002
    based on 77 ratings
     | 7,510 views

    Discussion of the second petition of Jabez’s prayer.

    Note: some of the illustrations in this series are not acknowledged - this is due to loss of my notes, and not out of a desire to deny the sources. Thank you! The Prayer of Jabez #3 – “…Enlarge My Territory!” 1 Chronicles 4:9-10 (January 13, 2002) Introduction Today is our third ...read more

  • Donation: The Reward Of A Succesful Steward Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Sep 24, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,888 views

    It is not our duration of life but our donation to life that counts. Giving has nothing to do with assets. Giving has everything to do with attitude.

    Scripture Today we come to the conclusion of a series of messages on The ABCs of Stewardship. For the past four weeks we have been talking about stewardship, and today I want to talk about “Donation: The Reward of a Successful Steward.” The material for this message comes from Dr. John Maxwell. ...read more

  • The Trial Of The Ages

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 13, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,092 views

    This sermon focuses on the reasonaleness of living by faith and introduces a series on Hebrews 11.

    November 4, 2001 Hebrews 11:1-3,6 “The trial of the ages…opening arguments” INTRODUCTION During the latter weeks of August and early September, the news headlines were very different then they are today. Back then, the focus of the news reporters was on two little baby girls ...read more

  • That We Might Know Christ

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Mar 5, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,012 views

    THis sermon is preached by my wife and I myself as we celebrated our 13th anniversary as pastors of the church. It’s a history of what God has done in and through the lives of the people during that period of time.

    That We May Know Christ 3/3/2002 Jeremiah 29:10-14 Philippians 2:1-11 Rick Saints it was 686 Sundays ago that we marched down the aisle at 11:00 am to begin the morning worship service as the newly elected pastors of the church. For 13 years we have continued coming down the ...read more

  • Closing The Generation Gap Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Dec 3, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 23,336 views

    A principle for how to close the generation gap and application of that principle to one specific group in the church.

    Every generation throughout human history has struggled with its own version of the generation gap between the young and the old. I can picture Adam and Eve complaining about the next generation, predicting the demise of the human race because of the values of their children and grandchildren. I ...read more