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  • The Sacred Cow

    Contributed by John A. Peck on Nov 4, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,661 views

    We don’t have high regard for cows in our culture. Even the term, sacred cow, is funny to us. However, God has given cows a special place in the Holy Scriptures.

    One of my favorite Far Side cartoons shows a herd of cattle standing at a fence, facing a leader. In the background is a large urban city in flames. In the caption, the leader cow is saying, “Evidently, Agent (some number) has accomplished her mission.” Cows. Even the word is funny. We ...read more

  • How To Be A Vibrant Church Series

    Contributed by Chris Kelly on Oct 27, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,668 views

    A study on the 7 model churches as described by Jesus in the book of Revelation. Learn why the church is so important, and your part in what He’s up to in these last days.

    How to Be a Vibrant Church Series: Will the Real Church Please Stand Up? October 8, 2006 READ Rev.3:1-6 The ache in the chest wasn’t particularly bad. It wasn’t the fierce, crushing pain that usually signals a heart attack, (like in the movies)… but it was bad enough to wake me up from a deep ...read more

  • Because I Said So

    Contributed by Shawn Kelly on Jul 19, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,986 views

    Four words that will drive a kid nuts. Use them!

    I thought it would be nice if DJ & Bailey had a Job description to go along with today’s baby dedication. In fact, all of us could use this job description. JOB DESCRIPTION FOR PARENTS POSITION : Mom, Mommy, Mama, Ma Dad, Daddy, Dada, Pa JOB DESCRIPTION : Long term, team players ...read more

  • #11divine Possibilities: Kill The Sacred Cow? Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Aug 17, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,521 views

    We study Divine Possibilities, are we willing to kill our sacred cows as a sacrifice to release the move of God? We can stay the same and expect things differently?

    #11--- DIVINE POSSIBILITIES: KILL THE SACRED COW? LEAVING YOUR COMFORT ZONE? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com We are studying Divine Possibilities: 1. Climb into God’s Envelope; 2. Accept the Mantle; 3. Starving at a feast; 4. Let God! 5. When an unforgiving preacher ...read more

  • Because I Said So

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 59 ratings
     | 6,922 views

    Don’t let your “sacred cows” keep you from experiencing all that God has for you.

    When you were a kid, didn’t you hate it when your parents said "no" to something – and when you asked "why?" they just replied: "because I said so." "Well, who died and made you God?" you thought, but never dared utter. As a parent I have tried to always give a reason – however lame it might be ...read more

  • The Certain Decision Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Jul 28, 2009
     | 3,214 views

    This is week 4 of a 7 week series based on the book, the Traveler’s Gift. This week is the Certain Decision and looks at the disappoitment felt by Joshua and Caleb.

    Have you ever been disappointed with the way things are turning out but still certain of where you are supposed to be going? Joshua and Caleb followed Moses out of Egypt along with the rest of the people of Israel and during that time they had watched God provide for them time and time again. It ...read more

  • Extravagant Love

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 19, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,277 views

    What this woman does stands in stark contrast to all of the other players. When we read of her deed side by side with Jesus’ hate-filled adversaries, the treacherous Judas, and the confused and misguided disciples, we can’t help but ask ourselves, where

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Extravagant Love Matthew 26:6-13 According to businesses, Valentine’s Day is the third biggest day of the year for buying gifts. Christmas is first. Mother’s Day is second. I am not sure Father’s Day made ...read more

  • Jesus Is In The House

    Contributed by Orvel Barker on Aug 4, 2003
    based on 67 ratings
     | 5,271 views

    Jesus is looking for a place to minister. If you’ll give him place He’ll minister in your house.

    Introduction: Throughout the ministry of Jesus He went about preaching and healing the sick on the hillsides and by the sea. But now the Word says He was in a house, ministering in a more confined area. I. Jesus was in the house. A. Why was Jesus in the house? 1. The last verse of ...read more

  • God's Plan For Restoration

    Contributed by Terry Owens on Apr 11, 2001
    based on 90 ratings
     | 5,548 views

    The book of Nehemiah gives us insight into what it will take for the Power of God to be restored in your city.

    The walls of the city of Jerusalem lay in ruins for more than a century. A city wall in ruins was a bad thing in those days. Not only did it leave the city open to attack, but it also prompted ridicule from neighboring powers. With Jerusalem, the un-repaired wall also gave foreigners a reason to ...read more

  • Dead Cows And Burnt Plows

    Contributed by Craig Benner on May 24, 2011
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,338 views

    A message expalining what it means to follow the call of God without reservations.

    Dead Cows and Burnt Plows 1 Kings 19:19-21 When Elisha accepted that God had another plan for his life; he did't have to think twice; he turned his back on his former life, destroyed all that was related to his past, and yielded everything to God. Elijah knew ahead of time that Elisha was ...read more

  • Plan For Action

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Feb 16, 2003
    based on 46 ratings
     | 1,690 views

    A message on growing in the Christian life.

    PLAN FOR ACTION Acts 2:42-47 INTRO: “He who fails to plan plans to fail.” God has a plan for us. Once we know God’s plan for us, we are free to pursue His plan of action as we seek to accomplish His purpose. God’s people ought to expect growth as a normal part of the Christian life. We ...read more

  • Marks Of Effective Ministry

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 12, 2001
    based on 48 ratings
     | 2,782 views

    Peter reveals the patterns for effective, life changing and life giving ministry

    Marks of Effective Ministry Acts 9.32-43 July 6, 1997 Evening Service Introduction 1. People taking time with me to help make the adjustment 2. Ministry is all about making time: Jesus made time for the sick, Annias took time to minister to Saul, Paul took the time to train Timothy and to ...read more

  • Satan Declares War On Man Series

    Contributed by Robbie Parsons on Apr 28, 2003
    based on 58 ratings
     | 2,201 views

    Second in the series on spiritual warfare, "THIS MEANS WAR!" This sermon explores why and how Satan wants to destroy our testimony, if not us.

    Can I let you in on a secret? SATAN HATES US! He once had a prominent place and authority in God’s realm. Ezekiel 28 describes him as having the seal of perfection, perfect in beauty, an anointed being, covered with precious stones and being on the holy mount of God. But Lucifer sinned. ...read more

  • Creating A Dynamic Spiritual Life

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Jun 29, 2008
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,646 views

    If the body of Christ will do one thing right before doing other things she will see Christ get invovled in what gets done!

    Creating a Dynamic Spiritual Life Text: Proverbs 6:6-8, 30:24-25 6 Go to the ant, you sluggard! Consider her ways and be wise, 7 Which, having no captain, Overseer or ruler, 8 Provides her supplies in the summer, And gathers her food in the harvest. Proverbs 30: 24-25 There are four things ...read more

  • Dead Cows & Burned Plows

    Contributed by Toby Powers on Apr 2, 2008
    based on 29 ratings
     | 6,125 views

    Elisha was so determined to follow the plan of God for his life that he killed his cows and burned his plows completely doing away with his old life. Will you commit to the same?

    From the Desk of Pastor Toby Powers Truth Baptist Church Bremen, GA www.trumpetoftruthonline.org DEAD COWS AND BURNT PLOWS I KINGS 19:19-21 Intro: In our text Elijah fled in fear from the face of Jezebel after the episode of fire on the altar at Mount Carmel. Yet, the Lord ministered to ...read more