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Sermon Hits Home

A preacher once delivered a powerful sermon against the evils of betting, only to find out later that one of the men in his church was a serious gambler. The preacher called the man and explained that his sermon was … Continue reading

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Trying to Identify

Many preachers intentionally dress a certain way when they preach in order to enhance the message they are trying to get across. Some preachers make different decisions than others. Some preachers change their mind over time about how they should … Continue reading

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Need Some Help!

A minister was conducting a graveside service at a cemetery on the top of a steep hill. It was a cold, wintry day, and snow covered the ground. As the preacher was reading from the Bible, the casket began to … Continue reading

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Hard to Be Humble

H.A. Ironside, who preached in the early 20th century, noticed that he was becoming proud of himself. His church was doing well, his messages were well-received and people were even recognizing him on the street. Realizing that he needed to … Continue reading

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Three Stages of Ministry

It has been said that there are three stages of ministry for a preacher in a local church, and a verse of Scripture that goes along with each stage. First comes the honeymoon phase. The preacher is new and exciting. … Continue reading

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What’s Your Story?

Fred Craddock Fred Craddock says that his mother took him to church when he was growing up; his father wouldn’t go. When asked about going to church, his father would always say, “Church doesn’t care about me. Church wants another … Continue reading

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