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  • “how Is Your Vision?”

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 12, 2016

    How is your vision? I wear glasses, not because they make me look awesome but so I can see what’s on my plate.

    “How is Your Vision?” Nehemiah 1:1-11 How is your vision? I wear glasses, not because they make me look awesome but so I can see what’s on my plate. If you take my glasses and set a plate of mashed potatoes, green beans and liver in from of me; I might think it was a plate of ...read more

  • Learn To Maximize Your Focus

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec 8, 2014

    Understand the role of a PLUMMET? Start a new work right? Negative situations are great opportunities if we handle them right.

    LEARN TO MAXIMIZE YOUR FOCUS... By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I have a PLUMMET in my hand... Proverbs 29:18 Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he. I. WHAT DO YOU SEE? A PLUMMET IN THE HAND OF GOD'S MAN... I SEE THE GOD ...read more

  • “a Vision That Changed The World” Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 4, 2015
    based on 4 ratings

    I would like to thank Pastor Jerry Shirley for sharing this series on Acts. It has been a blessing as well as a great help. I have used these for our church, as I spend my days caring for my dying father.

    “A Vision that Changed the World” Acts 10:1-33 God called the people of Israel to a special relationship with Him. They were to be His people, His witnesses and His missionaries to the rest of the world. But somewhere along the way they forgot their purpose and began to create ...read more

  • The Vision Is Jesus

    Contributed by David Simpson on Jan 18, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    A message focusing on the Vision of growing the local church, moving on from the past and embracing the vision of obeying Christ and investing in his leadership for the future.

    Sermon Lanier Christian Church June 26, 2011 David Simpson The Vision is Jesus Hebrews 12:2 Ten years ago our water fountain (in the church hallway) sprung a leak and flooded the building, I came in to find my old office area covered with ...read more

  • The Neccessity Of A God Given Vision For The Local Church

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson Sr., on Jun 25, 2003
    based on 249 ratings

    This sermon reminds us that the survival and growth of the church is predicated upon the knowledge of its God-given vision.

    Introduction: No organization will survive without vision. Apart from vision, individuals will perish. Without vision our children will perish. Without vision, communities will perish. Without vision, churches will perish. Without vision, societies will perish. Without vision, lost souls will ...read more

  • Consider The Price Of The Comfort Zone...

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on May 18, 2016

    How easy is it to lose sight of your goal and start seeing the obstacles? We study Jonah's love of the comfort zone and the cost of stubborn will.

    CONSIDER THE PRICE OF THE COMFORT ZONE By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com SEEMS LIKE IT IS VERY DIFFICULT TO STAY FOCUSED IN LIFE --- EVERYTHING CAN BECOME A DISTRATION --- AND YOU LOSE SIGHT OF THE GOAL... Have you ever been driving down the road and get ...read more

  • A Vision Beyond Jerusalem

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Sep 25, 2015
    based on 27 ratings

    To establish the church must look beyond its doors, its city, and its state, if it is to fulfill the Great Commission. This lesson discusses the expansion of the gospel of Christ beyond Jerusalem into the Gentile nations, by men of color.

    INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. The Commission of Barnabas 2. The Consolation of Barnabas 3. The Character of Barnabas Remarks. 1. After the conversion of Cornelius and the persecution that arose as of the result of Stephen's Stoning, the gospel had reached other cities beyond Jerusalem. Men ...read more

  • Now That's Living!

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 17, 2001
    based on 51 ratings

    Funeral service for Margaret Waddy, retired social worker and community ministry volunteer who, in dementia, became concerned about the depletion of her finances.

    I don’t know anybody who has all they really want. Not really. Not everything. Oh, some of you will piously pretend to be satisfied, but, in my experience, all of us fantasize about having more. Occasionally I watch “Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?” and I will shout answers at a deaf TV screen, ...read more

  • Investing Your Life In The King's Service

    Contributed by David Cook on Mar 19, 2010
    based on 7 ratings

    God has invested gifts, talents in our lives and we must use those in His kingdom service.

    Elvis Presley is known as the “King of Rock-n-Roll.” Perhaps there’s been no greater music entertainer in the past 100 years that has used his talents to shake up the crowd, like Elvis. Thinking over the latter years of Elvis’ life and his drug overdose, do you think he ...read more

  • I Refuse To Grow Up

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 4, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Jesus’ admonition to become like a child blends with Proverbs solemn command to get wisdom. Refuse to become bland and careful; to be closed to new truth; to be cynical.

    Without question the clowns were the hits of our Vacation Bible School a month or so ago. Fonzie the clown got things off to a rollicking start on Monday night, and the kids cackled at his fright wig and squealed with astonishment at all the wonders of his brown paper bag. Every joke was hilarious, ...read more

  • Refreshing Your Vision For God

    Contributed by Randy Bataanon on Dec 30, 2009
    based on 107 ratings

    No matter how good our start, there may be time of discouragement that we need to recharge our strenght and renew our vision for God.

    REFRESHING OUR VISION FOR NEW YEAR 2TIM. 1:3-8 He is a newly graduate Bachelor of Theology majoring in Missions under the careful watch of his mentor and dean who is holding a doctorate in law and philosophy by the name of Dr. Paul. His heart and mind is full of visions and dreams for his ...read more

  • Missing A Chance To Be Together

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on May 19, 2003
    based on 35 ratings

    Are we loosing the art of being together? God would like us to BE TOGETHER!

    HEAR THE INVITATION TO BE ---- WITH /TOGETHER/  knit together! By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr.  Kyfingers@aol.com MISSING A CHANCE TO BE TOGETHER? Matthew 23:37 O, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, HOW OFTEN WOULD I HAVE GATHERED THY ...read more

  • Marks Of A Contagious Church Series

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Feb 15, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Last in a series on encouraging the local church to remember Christ’s call to spread the gospel. This sermon asks what a church looks like that is willing to be Christ’s beacon in our dark world.

    MARKS OF A CONTAGIOUS CHURCH There is a story told about a hunter walking through the African jungle who found a huge dead elephant with pygmy standing beside it. Amazed, he asked, “Did you kill that elephant?” The pygmy said, “Yes.” The hunter asked, “How could a little bloke like you kill a ...read more

  • Would God's Vision Help Us?

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Sep 29, 2005
    based on 37 ratings

    After preaching this sermon, 21 people came forward at invitation.

    A couple of weeks ago, in an elders meeting, I asked each elder to give me his vision for this church. I was surprised. Most churches never communicate their vision, hence most elders are unfocused as to any unified vision at all. Each of our elders, however, had a vision and were pretty much ...read more

  • Pray Like Jabez

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Sep 12, 2006
    based on 26 ratings

    A 4-point sermon explaining how and why we need to apply this short prayer to our lives, both as Christians and as the body of Christ.

    Everybody wants to know what purpose they have. Does God really have a plan for each one of us? The Bible says God knew us even before we were born and that He has a unique and distinct plan for each one of us. JEREMIAH 29:11 says, ‘I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord. Plans to ...read more