free funeral sermon

Free Funeral Sermon

Preaching a funeral is one of the greatest responsibilities of being a pastor. In this time of grief, you must honor the deceased, comfort their family and friends, help people mourn, and ultimately share the good news of the hope we have in Jesus Christ for eternal life after death. When I was called upon […]

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Find the Pony

Faith and optimism are closely linked. When you have faith in God, you know that He is in control. One way or another—in this life or the next—He will make all things right.e When you have faith, you have hope. When you lack faith, you have despair. Consider the following joke by Lee Strobel: It’s […]

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unexpected path

Embrace The Unexpected Path

God must have a sense of humor. Because years ago, if you had told me I would be doing this, I would never have believed you. I had to do something this week that I never imagined in my wildest dreams that I would ever do. But before I get into that, first, you need to […]

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audacious prayer

The Audacious Prayer of an Orphan Girl

We should not hesitate to pray audacious prayers if we truly believe in an all-knowing, all-powerful God. The following is a true story from Helen Roseveare, who served as a missionary doctor in Zaire, Africa for 20 years: One night Helen worked to help a mother in labor. She did all she could, but the woman […]

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What Does Your Podium Preach?

Like it or not, before you ever say a word your audience will make a judgment about you based on appearance alone. Right or wrong, it is simply human nature. People who have been in your church for a long time may get used to the way things are and begin to overlook appearance. But […]

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best mic for preaching

The Best Microphone for Preaching

What is the best microphone for preaching? I once preached a sermon that I thought was one of my best yet. But then I watched the recording. I was horrified! My mic popped and hissed throughout the entire message. It was distracting and embarrassing. Has this ever happened to you? A great sermon can be […]

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