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  • Blinded By Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 21, 2023
    based on 2 ratings

    There are times when discouragement can rob us of our courage and hope. How did Joseph avoid being blinded by his despair and what can it teach us?

    About 75 years ago, there was a woman named Florence Chadwick who was the 1st woman swim the English Channel BOTH WAYS. Then, in 1952, she decided to swim from Catalina Island, to the shore of California, a distance of about 22 miles. The day she chose to swim turned foggy and chilly as she more

  • The Day Of Reckoning Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 28, 2017
    based on 6 ratings

    The story of the "handwriting on the wall" is God's way of reminding us that there will be a day of judgment. What can we learn from God's warning to this King?

    In 1883, the greatest volcanic explosion in modern history took place. Krakatoa, a volcano in Indonesia, exploded and shot 6 cubic miles of debris 24 miles up into the stratosphere. Its shock wave traveled around the world 7 times, and its debris fell more than 2000 miles away. The official more

  • The Point Of Phineas

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jul 1, 2013

    Phineas (Pinchas in Hebrew) made a significant "point" in his jealousy for God. He took initiative to honor Him.

    1. [Doors of Opportunity Video Clip ( 2. We Have the Opportunity to Become the Model for Someone "In 1926, a wealthy Toronto lawyer named Charles Vance Millar died; leaving behind him a will that amused and electrified the citizens of his Canadian province. Millar, a bachelor more

  • It Is Easter Today, And Next Sunday

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Mar 17, 2008
    based on 27 ratings

    An Easter Sunday Sermon

    Easter Sunday Matthew 28:1-10 It is Easter today, and next Sunday 1* ¶ Now after the sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the sepulcher. 2* And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven more

  • It Will Work Out In God's Time

    Contributed by Leslie Lawson on Mar 26, 2023

    It will all work out in the end... If it doesn't work out, it isn't the end!

    It will work out By Russ Lawson Aim: To help folks take a different view of the things that happen in life. Theme: Learning to trust God…till the end... Main Text: Romans 8:28 Introduction: You may or may not know that I am a fan of Science Fiction/Adventure books, movies, etc. I was reading a more

  • We Are Walking Through With Him

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on May 15, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    We go through a valley but God is with us.

    We are walking through with HIM Psalm 23:4 “yes; though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for you are with me; Even though I walk through the dark valley of death, because you are with me, I fear no harm.” Let us see THE IMPORTANCE OF living right more

  • The Good Shepherd Makes Me To Lie Down

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Mar 7, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Over coming fear

    KNOWING IS GOD REAL: Have you ever had one of those moments where you questioned whether God is real or not? It seems that lots of folks do in our world. You can do an Internet search and literally find thousands of articles that address both sides of the thought. So, if you have ever had one of more

  • Finishing Well

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 11, 2004
    based on 30 ratings

    Sermon from Russ Blowers on Finishing Well

    Evening Service for 10/10/2004 Tell the story of Russ Blowers. Retired in 1995 to tend to his wife. 1 Timothy 6:6-16 Jesus said, “It is finished.” 33 years old, he never allowed anything to hinder his doing of the will of the Father. “For this purpose I came into the world.” John 17- I more

  • The Rock Of Remembrance Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 24, 2009
    based on 66 ratings

    For 20 years God’s judgment had been on Israel. He was trying to get them to remember something... but what?

    OPEN: The story’s told of an old Navajo Indian who had had the good fortune to have oil discovered on his land. He became a very wealthy man as a result, but wealth did not change him. He went on living just as he was before. In the meantime, the money piled up in the bank. But every now and then more

  • To Be Or Not To Be

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 13, 2021

    To succeed, to live, to love, and to serve we must... (Material adapted from LeRoy Lawson in his book, The Lord of Love, Chapter 9 with same title as sermon)

    HoHum: To be, or not to be; that is the question- whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing, end them? Few lines of Shakespeare are better known that these. If I had understood Shakespeare, I’d more

  • The Image Of Liberty Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 31, 2015
    based on 24 ratings

    Israel was trapped, and afraid. And yet God had one simple message was: "Be still and trust me." But how could that kind of reaction help solve their problem? And how can it solve our problems as well?

    OPEN: (we showed the following video from the 10 Commandments with Heston and Yul Brenner) (Beginning at 2:43 running till 4:09) The year was 1856. Artist Auguste Bartholdi was vacationing in Egypt and he was overwhelmed by what he saw. The grandeur more

  • God And Community

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Feb 1, 2016

    God's case has 3 basic ideas (Outline and material adapted from Bill Donahue and Russ Robinson's book, Building a Church of Small Groups, Chapter 1, In the Beginning, God: The Theological Evidence)

    HoHum: In his book, “Imagine Your Life Without Fear” Max Lucado gives some significant insight when he says,"Questions can make hermits out of us, driving us into hiding. Yet the cave has no answers. Christ distributes courage through community; he dissipates doubts through fellowship. more

  • A Christian Is... A Church Member Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 9, 2015

    Some of the benefits of being active in a local church (Material adapted from LeRoy Lawson's booklet, The Family of God, Chapter 1, When You Become a Christian, pgs. 9-14)

    HoHum: There are four main bones in every organization including the church. The wish-bones: Wishing somebody would do something about the problem. The jaw-bones: Doing all the talking but very little else. The knuckle-bones: Those who knock everything. The back-bones: Those who carry the brunt more

  • Reflections Of The Heart

    Contributed by Terry Barnhill on Apr 16, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Your personal identity resides in your soul. As John Lawson once said, if your soul is stolen, that’s the ultimate “identity theft.” The most dangerous thief of all isn’t out to steal your worldly goods. After all, possessions can be replaced, but your s

    A few years ago, when the new Volkswagen Beetle was introduced, one feature that received lots of attention was the claim to be burglarproof. Volkswagen bragged there was no way anybody could steal their car. To demonstrate their point, VW hired a highly skilled burglar and called a news more

  • Nothing Shall Stand Against You Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 1, 2019
    based on 5 ratings

    Even the 1960 movie "Inherit The Wind" mocked this miracle. Skeptics have long maintained that the world would be torn apart if the earth stopped rotating and the Sun stood still. Find out why those skeptics were wrong.

    The U.S. Civil War was the most devastating in American history. From 1861 to 1865 – the War dragged on for four long years. Part of the reason it lasted so long was that Union Generals would delay and postpone and stall, saying that they were so outnumbered they needed more time to prepare. more