Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Compassion Center, prayer and humility

I am blessed to work with a group of believers in Duncan, Oklahoma who take very seriously the Lord’s example to care for the poor, the sick and the needy. One of the ways our community is served is through … Continue reading

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Sometimes, as a dad, I think I am doing things right. Jennifer and I have been ever since the girls were newborn, have prayed and sung with and to them. I really believe that if you raise a child up … Continue reading

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Be a Dorcas…

A word from the Word: Read Acts 9 “36 In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (in Greek her name is Dorcas); she was always doing good and helping the poor.” Food for Thought: Be a Dorcas This past week, … Continue reading

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Not a fan series # 5: Jn 6:22-69 “Is Jesus Enough?”

Recently we preached a series titled “Not a fan,” based on a book by Kyle Idelman with the same name. His book is excellent. It will force you to reevaluate your walk. A fan is an enthusiastic admirer, but a … Continue reading

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Sermon Outline from several weeks ago: From our Not a Fan Series (Luke 7:36-50)

Fans know about Jesus, followers “know” Jesus The Story and the Characters: (Luke 7:36-50) 1. Simon the Pharisee: A. Why would he have invited Jesus to dinner? B. Simon didn’t display customary hospitality practices to Jesus C. Simon was not … Continue reading

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From Wed 9/28/11: A God who knows my name, and speaks my language

Open: Story (weird phrases from the around the world) Joke: A Swiss man, looking for directions, pulls up at a bus stop where two Americans are waiting. “Entschuldigung, koennen Sie Deutsch sprechen?” he asks. The two Americans just stare at … Continue reading

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There’s An App For That (last Wednesday night’s devotional)

Lesson: Acts 16:16-31; Proverbs 3:5-6; Mark 1:1-3: Open:  Cell Phones are great… Do you any of ya’ll have a smart phone? Let me see them? (Ok, raise them up). Cell phones are great aren’t they? Especially smart phones. Think about … Continue reading

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