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  • Trying Times - "Increase" Series

    Contributed by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid on Jun 22, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,955 views

    A personal BEST story fitted against the pitfalls of greed, in reflection the presence of God and the salvation history of woman.

    Trying Times - “INCREASE” by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid (5/29/2013, 6/1/2013, 6/15/2013, 6/18/2013, 6/22/2013) “Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer” (Psalms 19:14, KJV ...read more

  • Practice Makes Perfect

    Contributed by David Crank on Sep 12, 2011
    based on 15 ratings
     | 7,309 views

    Your personal best requires that you take on the mindset of an athlete. An athlete runs to win. They exercise disciplines for the win when the door opens for opportunity. They sacrifice for what they believe in.

    Everyone has heard the phrase “Practice makes perfect” or at least I think they have. It’s such an old adage, I’m not sure if anyone knows who said it first. Regardless of who coined the phrase, the Bible is full of wisdom concerning this very notion of practice and results. ...read more

  • Keeping Your Eyes On The Prize Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 8, 2018
    based on 4 ratings
     | 10,753 views

    The primary purpose of the church is win people to Jesus, baptize them into Christ and teach them what Jesus wants them to know. But how do we, as individual Christians go about doing that?

  • Finishing Pretty Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 15, 2018
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,836 views

    It doesn't matter whether we finish first in this race, but it does matter that we "finish pretty." Do you know what that means and what it takes to "look good" when we cross the finish line?

  • Faith Or Fear

    Contributed by Mark Kang on Mar 26, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 5,845 views

    Where there is fear there is no faith

    Everybody is afraid of something. Fear steals our faith. Where there is fear there is no faith, fear is the absence of faith. "Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might destroy him who holds the power of death that is the devil and ...read more

  • Everyone Is Someone In Gods Kingdom

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Jun 13, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,344 views

    If you are someone who has been waiting for your ship to come in or for your opportunity to shine then this message is for you. God does indeed have His eye on you.

    Everybody is Somebody in Gods Kingdom Scripture Text Romans 5:4 NIV we [c] also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 And hope does not put us to shame, because Gods love has been poured out into our ...read more

  • The Race

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Aug 12, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,177 views

    Paul teaches us that we are all in a race..there are no spectators.

    The Race - 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 From time to time as I prepare for our Sunday Worship sermon time, God tells me that I need to reveal little secrets about myself. The problems is that sometimes I am afraid that since we are still getting to know each other it might give some of you an ...read more

  • The Good Samaritan

    Contributed by Nigel Heath on Jun 28, 2011
     | 1,552 views

    Is it is always right to give to those who ask without asking questions? Is there ever a time when it is right to pass by on the other side? Do we have the courage to be honest with ourselves when our beliefs and practise are in conflict with each other

    6.2.11 GOOD SAMARITAN Lk 10:25-37 INTRO Afghanistan: Recently we heard the story of how Private Martin Bell, 24, of 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, was fatally wounded as he attempted to reach a comrade who had been injured in an explosion. He was killed in a separate blast from an ...read more

  • Surprise! Surprise! Surprise! Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 5, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,967 views

    Acts 10 is a pivotal chapter in Scripture. From this point on the church exploded in growth. In this story there are 3 groups of people who were "surprised" by what they saw. Why were they surprised, and what difference does that mean to us?

    (Before reading the Scripture I noted that Acts 10 is a pivotal chapter in Scripture. It was after this event at Cornelius’ house that the Church exploded with growth and numerous churches were set up throughout the known world). (After the Scripture reading and prayer, we showed the following ...read more

  • Living Above The Bar

    Contributed by Dennis Lee on Sep 25, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,799 views

    This sermon is about living abundant lives and how we can live over the top lives.

    Living Above The Bar John 10:10 This morning my goal is to help us learn how to live an over the top life, and to stop living below God’s desire and His calling upon our lives. So here’s my question, “Are we living the abundant life?” Unfortunately most are living and doing just enough ...read more

  • The Purpose Of The Church- Service Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Aug 1, 2003
    based on 353 ratings
     | 45,156 views

    Are we supposed to serve or be served?

    INTRODUCTION As we have looked at the question “What is the Purpose of the Church, thus far we have identified three areas of that should be included in the purpose of the church, worship, fellowship, discipleship. Today I want to look at an area that a lot of churches struggle with. It is ...read more

  • The Differing Gifts Series

    Contributed by David Johnston on Apr 17, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,815 views

    This series takes an in-depth look at Spiritual Gifts and whether they have been overlooked in our churches or even abused.

    Gifts of the Spirit – Part 1 (Note: All scripture used has been taken from the King James Version Bible. Much of this material is from Bill Gothard’s notes on Gifts http://www.bcbsr.com/topics/gifts.html) The Differing Gifts 1Pe 4:10 As every man hath received the gift, [even so] minister ...read more

  • Meaning Of Righteousness Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Ken Mowery on Jul 6, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 887 views

    Jesus teaches about the real meaning of righteousness in the light of sexual purity.

    What Is The Meaning Of Righteousness? Jesus’ teaching makes it clear that sin, just like righteousness, if first of all an internal thing. God’s evaluation of us takes place in the heart. God judges the source and origin of sin. Proverbs 23:7 For as he thinks within himself, so is he In ...read more

  • On The Road To Emmaus

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Apr 14, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,705 views

    This is an Easter message using the Text from Luke 24 about Jesus’ encounter with the two disciples "On the Road to Emmaus."

    On the Road to Emmaus --Luke 24:13-35 I relate well to the story of “The Walk to Emmaus.” On Saturday, May 9, 1992, I ran the 12 K or 7.46 mile Arts Fest Run from Henderson, Kentucky, to downtown Evansville, Indiana, in a time of 56:56.38. That’s a pace of 7:37.96 per mile and was my ...read more

  • "The People Factor" Series

    Contributed by Lance Hostetter on Apr 8, 2013
     | 1,470 views

    This sermon is part of a series that looks at how Jesus prepared his church for his ascension. Most of the text will focus on the early days prior to and directly after the ascenion.

    Series How Jesus Grew the Kingdom of God Title: The People Factor Text: John 20:17-18; 21:15-20 Introduce the Series: In the next six weeks we are going to at the days between the resurrection and. the ascension to heaven. It is during this time that Jesus lays the ground work for his ...read more