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Building Healthy Leaders

It’s no secret that no one improves by accident and nothing drifts towards excellence! It’s also no secret that no one in ministry is healthy by chance. John Ortberg said, “If we don’t take care of our own souls, no one else will.” Parker Palmer wrote, “Self-care is never a selfish act.” Since only a…

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Encouraging Words

“Encouraging Words” For The Heart The Day That Worry Died – Mark 16:1-7 What the stone rolled away teaches us all An Offended Free Heart – Hebrews 12:15 How Satan tempted Judas and won What Really Matters – Matthew 5:17-20 Righteousness from the inside out A Higher Level Of Living – Psalm 84:1-12 Surviving the…

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Without Me

A Series on Prayer “The Lord is close to all who call upon Him, to all who call on Him sincerely.” (Psalm 145:18) I remember well how my grandmother prayed! How she laid her hands on me when I was in the hospital with Rheumatic Fever. How she prevailed day in and day out while…

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Living Worry Free – Matthew 6:25-34

How is it possible to enjoy the journey and not be anxious in your heart and mind? Jesus gives the answer in Matthew 6. What does Jesus say that changes our perspective? He tells us to look at the birds, look at yourself, look at the lilies and look at the heathen. Blessed reading as…

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1-150 Messages

Below are 150 messages on a variety of topics. Why make them available? Because Jesus said it is truth that frees us from ourselves so that we can reach our fullest potential. Click on titles of sermons to download .pdf files When Chains Fall Off  Acts 12:1-7 The Day That Worry Died  Mark 16:1-7 The Double Portion  II…

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Champions of God

52 Character Studies That Build Your Spiritual Man Ever wonder how God could use ordinary people with all kinds of limitations, frailties and weaknesses? Ever wonder how God could use Rahab the harlot, Gideon the scared farmer, Jephthah the son of a prostitute, Lydia the business woman, Leah in deep pain or Jeremiah in all…

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Lamps Are Going Out – Matthew 25:1-13

“Give us your oil, for our lamps are going out.” It’s a powerful statement and confession. It’s a reality in life. It’s a condition to be aware of. Let the parable of Jesus prepare your heart for the long haul! Download Sermon #70. Lamps Are Going Out – Matthew 25:1-13 from 1-150 Messages

The Rest of the Story – Matthew 11:28

I love how Jesus ministers to us.  I love how He speaks to us specifically! I love how Jesus knows what He’s talking about! “If you’re heavy laden, I’ll give you rest.” “My yoke is easy.” “My burden is light.” Allow the truth to free you from self-imposed weights and burdens. Download Sermon #62. The…

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The Spiritual Leader’s Series

The Spiritual Leader Series is a list of 25 messages for leaders on the front lines of battle. We share several of these in leader’s retreats to encourage your heart and equip your hands. Click on titles of sermons to download .pdf files The Leader’s Encouragement – Luke 13 The Leader’s Seasons – Psalm 105 The…

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Books of the Bible Message Series

Take your congregation through in depth studies on specific books of the Bible.      

Sermon On The Mount Series – Matthew 5

I love the principles taught in the Sermon on The Mount. Why? Because it’s Jesus addressing the matters of the heart; it’s Jesus getting under our skin; it’s Jesus showing us how to be whole, content, hungry and satisfied. It’s Jesus revealing to us that the greatest joy in life is having nothing to prove…

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Praying in Agreement – Matthew 18:11-20

I’ve often said, one snowflake isn’t much by itself, but it takes a bulldozer to move them when they cooperate. That’s what Jesus teaches in Matthew 18. That’s what He promises! That’s why praying alone is fine, but praying together adds force to our praying. In prayer “together” we have authority, power and confidence. Lord, teach…

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What Really Matters – Matthew 5:17-20

Recently, I was hunting and saw a huge tree on the ground. As I approached the tree, I noticed why the tree had fallen; it had rotted from the inside out. The following message is about being healthy from the inside out! It’s about what’s really important and what really matters. It’s about Jesus dealing…

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