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  • Foundational Thoughts Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Mar 12, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,038 views

    We all know Christ is coming. This series deals with what we should be doing in anticipation of His return.

    PREPARING NOW FOR OUR FUTURE WITH CHRIST Foundational Thoughts Joshua 24:14-16; 1 Thess 5:2 Joshua 24:14-16 "Now fear the LORD and serve him with all faithfulness. Throw away the gods your forefathers worshiped beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the LORD. 15 But if serving the LORD ...read more

  • The Ultimate Family Reunion Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Sep 6, 2010
    based on 14 ratings
     | 32,461 views

    Joseph's reunion with his family is a good illustration of the reunion we will someday have in heaven.

    Introduction: A. How many of you have regular family reunions? 1. They can be interesting times, right? All the relatives in one place - telling the family stories and the family secrets. 2. Here are a few family reunion pictures I thought you might enjoy. 3. Picture: Transporting everyone to ...read more

  • Advent: Slow Down! Sharpen Your Axe.

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Nov 28, 2010
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,979 views

    A short talk for the start of the busy Advent season. This talk uses one of may favourite stories to encourage people to rest, stop, slow down in the midst of a busy time to rest.

    Jesus said, “Come with me … to a quiet place and get some rest” (Mark 6:31). One of my favourite stories is about the world wood chopping competition. Now the champion was a bit older than he used to be – well, who isn’t – but he was still the champion. ...read more

  • Preparing For The End Series

    Contributed by J.d. Tutell on Dec 2, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,507 views

    In Paul's trip to Jerusalem we see that when God sends you a hardship He also prepares you to go through it.

    (The open illustration was taken from Sermon Centrals Illustrations database) Tony Campolo tells about the time he was asked to speak at a Pentecostal college. Before the service, eight men had him kneel so they could place their hands on his head and pray. Tony was glad to have the prayer, but ...read more

  • Be Ready For The Lord's Return

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Apr 20, 2011
    based on 8 ratings
     | 8,787 views

    Last Judgment (A) - Mankind needs to be ready for the Lord's return on the Last Day. Those dwelling in darkness face destruction. Those living in light have deliverance.

    BE READY FOR THE LORD’S RETURN (Outline) November 7, 2010 - Last Judgment - 1 THESSALONIANS 5:1-11 INTRO: Are you ready? How often do you hear or say these words each day? Every day we get ready for one thing or another. We wake up and get ready to greet the day. We get ...read more

  • The Wise And The Foolish:

    Contributed by William D. Brown on Apr 14, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,154 views

    Jesus described the next end time event in the program for Israel following His return to earth, also referred to as the Second Advent, namely, judgment on living Israel in order to separate the saved from the unsaved.

    The Wise & the Foolish: Today I want to talk for a little while to do with this parable in Matt. 25: its important for us to understand who Jesus is talking about. The Parable of the Ten Virgins explains the place of Israel’s true converts of the Tribulation Period. Chapters 24-25 ...read more

  • Survivorman Part 1

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 2, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,442 views

    Livin’ Thru The Dry Times. Learn survival lessons and tips.

    SurvivorMan Pt. 1 No one likes to talk about the dry times. At least that is true most of the time. Les Stroud who stars in SurvivorMan not only talks about it he films it and profits from dry times. We prefer that everyone would believe that we are always living the good life. That ...read more

  • Survivorman Part 2

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 2, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,378 views

    Livin’ Thru The Dry Times. Learn survival lessons and tips.

    SurvivorMan Pt. 2 I. Introduction One of the lessons that I won’t spend any time on but want to mention to you after that clip is that are times in the dry moments of your life that you have to do things you wouldn’t normally do. There is a flip side to that as well. There are times in the ...read more

  • Survivorman Part 3

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 2, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,102 views

    Livin’ Thru The Dry Times. Learn survival lessons and tips.

    SurvivorMan Pt. 3 I. Introduction One of the lessons that I won’t spend any time on but want to mention to you after that clip is that are times in the dry moments of your life that you have to do things you wouldn’t normally do. There is a flip side to that as well. There are times in the ...read more

  • Survivorman Part 4

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 2, 2008
     | 1,033 views

    Livin’ Thru The Dry Times. Learn survival lessons and tips.

    SurvivorMan Pt. 4 I. Introduction We have been talking about how to survive the dry times for three weeks. I hope I haven’t preached you into a dry time during this. What I do hope is that you have learned the lessons necessary to make it through the dry times productively. I know some of ...read more

  • Prepare For Christ

    Contributed by John Herrmann on Nov 7, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,346 views

    As the wise bridesmaids were well prepared for Christ’s return -- unlike the foolish ones, so the church is called to prepare by making Provision, Protection and Praise.

    Pentecost 26a Prepare for Christ Mt. 25:1-13 11/9/08 These stained glass windows on the west side of the Sanctuary come from our old church, erected here in the forties during WW II. Among them is the image of a lamp with a flame emerging from it. The University of California has ...read more

  • Ready Or Not!

    Contributed by Scott Jensen on Nov 12, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,974 views

    There is no time like the present to prepare for the future. We don’t always have time to cram for the celebration that is sure to come.

    Ready or Not! Matthew 25:1-13 Introduction A young man applied for a job as a farm-hand. When asked for his qualifications, he said, "I can sleep when the wind blows." This puzzled the farmer, but he took a liking to the young man and hired him. A few days later, the farmer ...read more

  • Firm Foundation/ Quicksand

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Jun 20, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,637 views

    Advent message that allows us to apply the principal of building on a firm foundation

    SC 6/20/08 FIRM FOUNDATION/ QUICK SAND MATTHEW 7:24-29 INTRO- THE CHRISTMAS SEASON IS A HECTIC TIME THERE ARE DEADLINES ...read more

  • The Need For Preparation

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,365 views

    In our impatient world we do many things on the "spur of the moment", even in our churches. This message is about God’s expectation of being prepared as his servants.

    THE NEED FOR PREPARATION Luke 12:47 INTRO: There is a great need today for preparation. We do many things with out first preparing to do them. Today, we want to look at some of these things and see if we can find the need to prepare. I. PREPARATION FOR ...read more

  • Good Ol' Summertime

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Jul 29, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,468 views

    It’s a time for resting and relaxing, a time for the cabin and the campground, a time to bask in the surf, sun, and sand; but... does God have any plans for us this summer?

    Dakota Community Church July 27, 2008 Good Ol’ Summertime Ah the glory that is the Winnipeg summer, the bright sunshine, the long evenings, the campgrounds and cabins bustling with anxious activity after the long shut in, everywhere you look life is inexplicably pushing to the surface … I ...read more