Tagged: “Sermon Follow-Up”


The Starting Points

Before we worry about God’s specific calling on our lives and the slice of the Great Commission He’s calling us to pursue, let’s make sure we are engaging in the essential disciplines of a Great Commission Christian.

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The Great Imbalance

It is estimated that by the year 2030, 85% of the followers of Jesus worldwide will be found in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The only thing that will diminish this celebration would be to know that 40% of the world remains unreached.

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The Siege of Jerusalem

The story of the siege of Jerusalem is not the most familiar story in the Bible. Not by a long shot.

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I Promise!

“I promise.” Those are words you rarely hear from my mouth, and my upbringing has everything to do with it. My parents placed a premium on the truth. Lying was not tolerated. A promise was sacred and not to be spoken casually.

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He is a Gentle Servant

About 750 years before Jesus came to earth, the prophet Isaiah anticipates the savior’s coming. Isaiah 42 presents Jesus as a gentle savior.

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The Wrong Sermon Title?

Sometimes the most difficult element in preparing the outline is creating the sermon title. The title, at least in theory, represents the essence of the sermon, hopefully in some catchy or creative way.

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In ALL Circumstances

A funny thing happens when you are feeling near death (whether my feelings were unfounded or not, I was scared): the things you take for granted are greatly appreciated.

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It Always Makes Me Sad

Friends, please don’t sit on the sidelines when it comes to your spiritual family, the church. You lose more than anyone. Give yourself away!

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The Extraordinary Mission for Ordinary People

God has designed us to use His proclaimed Gospel, not just from a platform, but in personal conversations to change the lives of people far off from Him. This is not for extraordinary people, but ordinary people like you and me.

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Unencumbered Joy

There’s joy in walking, unencumbered, toward the heav’nly prize—
The deepest peace in Jesus Christ, on whom we fix our eyes.

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