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  • The Cross Part 3: The Cost Series

    Contributed by Rob Culler on May 1, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,375 views

    There is no free ride in following Jesus. The journey will cost us.

    The Cost of the Cross I. Introduction Play a game with grocery items. Each ‘contestant’ will have a designated amount of money to spend. They will need to spend as much money as possible without going over their allotted amount. The illustration is that the game is tough when you ...read more

  • Sin, Saliva And Sight Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Feb 9, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,647 views

    A series exploring the seven miracles, and seven "I Am" statements in the Gospel of John. This message reflects on Jesus healing of the man blind since birth.

    I’ve got some bad news for you today. As we look at our next miracle, one of seven, around which the Gospel of John is focused, we find ourselves coming upon some tough teaching. If you are looking for three points and a poem today, the news is not good. Not only are there six points. . .but ...read more

  • Teflon Christians Series

    Contributed by Joseph Mcculley on Dec 28, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,546 views

    Christians are different from the world and it should not surprise them to be teated different by the world. We need to learn to let those things slide off of us.

    1 Peter 2:11-12 Teflon Christians Introduction: History of Teflon® (Taken from Dupont’s Web site) It all began April 6, 1938, at a Laboratory in New Jersey. Dr. Roy J. Plunkett was working with gases related to Freon® refrigerants. Upon ...read more

  • There Is No God Like Our God Series

    Contributed by Jake Kircher on Apr 10, 2006
    based on 36 ratings
     | 14,182 views

    As we live our lives we need to remember who it is that we are calling out to and in relationship with. Nothing else even comes close to matching the God that we know!

    Since it’s been a few weeks since we have looked at Acts together I want to quickly recap what has been happening to put everything in context. If you remember, Luke opens up the book of Acts by telling the story of Jesus’ return to heaven as the disciples stood and watched. An angel appears to ...read more

  • Grace For The Humble

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 98 ratings
     | 5,673 views

    Introductory Comments 1. The Christian life is a deep struggle as we face a big dilemna. Even though we are believers we still struggle with sin. We have one foot in the world and one foot in God’s kigdom. We try to live a holy life but we succumb to sin time and time again. How can we become ...read more

  • God's Wisdom Works Series

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Dec 10, 2001
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,955 views

    Everyone who puts Jesus’ words into practice builds a great life.

    September 30, 2001 The Doorway to Heaven – Part 3 INTRODUCTION Who would have guessed that a series of books “…for Dummies” would sell more than 35 million copies? You’re probably familiar with these big yellow self-education books. People a lot like you and me purchase them to help ...read more

  • Women: Silent In The Church

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on May 23, 2005
    based on 61 ratings
     | 2,802 views

    What does this really mean and why we must accept it.

    God’s Glorious Church Women: Silent in the Church 1 Timothy 2:8-15 Woodlawn Baptist Church May 22, 2005 Introduction “I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting. In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with ...read more

  • Get In Where You Fit In

    Contributed by Shane Burney on Sep 13, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,741 views

    Sermon on women’s role in the church.

    “Get In Where You Fit In” 1 Timothy 2:8-14 • Honor & Reverence. *I ask you today that you pray for me and pray with me, as I attempt to deliver the Word of God to you. Today is very difficult for me, considering the present situation of the church. Years ago, when I began preaching, a wise ...read more

  • A Home For All God's Children

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Aug 29, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,549 views

    We all need shelter for the body. Even more, we need shelter for our souls.

    A Home for All God’s Children John 6:47-69 August 27, 2006 During the second week of June, Toni accompanied a group of 25 youth from her church to New Orleans to work toward restoring some homes that had been destroyed by the hurricane and flood of last year. When she came back, she told me ...read more

  • The Poor Economics Of Sowing

    Contributed by Jim Cunningham on Sep 2, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,994 views

    Looking at the Parable of the Sower as a true parable, rather than an allegory.

    We are a bit past the growing season here in NJ. But the farmers’ markets are still booming with the harvest of seeds that were planted back in the spring. We have had extreme weather this year – first wet, then dry, with a miserable heat wave in the middle. I’m not sure it has been a bumper ...read more

  • Servant Songs Of Isaiah #3: Obedience Of Servant Series

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on Feb 27, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
     | 5,317 views

    This is #3 of the 5 Servant Songs in Isaiah. This sermon focuses on the obedience of the Servant (Jesus). Obedience in: 1. Speaking 2. Listening 3. Suffering 4. Purpose

    February 29, 2004 Title: Servant Songs #3: Obedience of the Servant Text: Isaiah 50:4-9 Introduction 1. Today is the first Sunday during the Lenton season. But, actually, Sundays aren’t counted as part of the season of Lent... Lent consists of the 40 days leading up to Easter...minus ...read more

  • C. S. Lewis' The Problem Of Pain Series

    Contributed by Jeff Cheadle on Dec 20, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 7,735 views

    C. S. Lewis’ offers his insight on the problem of evil: "How can a wise, loving, and all-powerful God allow his creatures to suffer?"

    The Life & Legacy of C. S. Lewis #6 “The Problem of Pain” Romans 8.18-28 I’ve always been intrigued by the opening lines of books. (There is Charles Dickens’ “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” Rick Warren begins The Purpose-Friven Life with “It’s not about you.” M. Scott ...read more

  • The Wonder Of Christmas Series

    Contributed by Aaron Burgess on Dec 29, 2001
    based on 189 ratings
     | 16,297 views

    The coming of Jesus to this world immediately began to change the lives of those around him.

    The Wonder of Christmas Luke 2:1-20 A ninety year old couple sat on the front porch one night. The old man was overcome with the romance of the evening and he said to his hard of hearing wife, “I’m proud of you.” “Huh,” she said. “I’m proud of you.” “I’m tired of you too,” she said. More ...read more

  • More Words To Thessalonica Series

    Contributed by Doug Henry on Dec 30, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,133 views

    A ton of instructions for this church that are still relevant for the church today.

    Warnings, Exaltations, & Instructions: More Words to Thessalonica 1 Thessalonians 5:16-22 I want to take a poll this morning as we get started. How many of you like to talk on the phone? How many of you don’t like talking on the phone? I fall somewhere in the middle of the two extremes – it ...read more

  • Further Words To Ephesus Series

    Contributed by Doug Henry on Dec 29, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,115 views

    More lessons to learn from the church in Ephesus.

    Warnings, Exaltations & Instructions: Further Words for Ephesus Ephesians 1:15-16; 4:1-3 Have you noticed something that has changed recently in life? If you buy any new product in a store and compare it to what it used to look like, you will notice several things. First of all the packaging ...read more