Monthly Archives: October 2011

Let Me Illustrate

You can probably recall the last two sermon illustrations that you heard quicker than you can the point of the sermon. Why might this be? Stories paint mental pictures that connect with our attitudes and feelings as well as our … Continue reading

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Up a tree

We all know the story of Zachaeus.  He was short.  He was corrupt.  He was creative.  Climing a tree wasn’t appropriate for a wealthy businessman but he did it anyway. But it resulted in a divine appointment. This story gives us … Continue reading

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Are you happy with your present results?

Are you getting the results you want in evangelism for your church? Please stop for a moment in your busy schedule and ask yourself this question.  What do you aspire to accomplish?  If we’re honest with ourselves, there is always … Continue reading

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The power of one

There are times when “fewer” is better than “many.”  The classic illustration of that is Gideon.  You know the story well. Another stark example is Jesus and His twelve disciples. He trained individuals, not crowds.  It is intriguing to notice … Continue reading

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