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Church of Christ
Liverpool, New York 13090
315-652-3195

About David
  • Education: Northeastern Christian Junior College - Associate of Arts Harding University - Bachelor of Arts Harding Graduate School of Religion - Master of Arts in Religion
  • Family: Married with three daughters.
  • Hobbies: Basketball, Football, Soccer, and Hiking.
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  • What's A Preacher To Do?

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2022
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    After Paul's customary, brief introduction, he moved right into the challenges facing Timothy in his ministry in Ephesus. We can distill Paul's advice to Timothy down into four directives.

    Introduction: A. Ministry can be a challenge for ministers and for members – How’s that for an understatement? B. But imagine seeing this “want ad” for a preacher: 1. “Must have experience as a shepherd, CEO, office manager, educator, salesman, diplomat, referee, writer, theologian, politician, ...read more

  • Church Matters

    Contributed on Jun 13, 2022
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    In this introductory sermon to a series on 1 Timothy, we explore the relationship between Paul and Timothy and the reason that Paul wrote him this letter. Paul wanted to remind him of the way people should conduct themselves in God's household.

    Introduction: A. How many of you like to watch home improvement shows on television, like Fixer Upper, Property Brothers, or Home Town? 1. We like to watch those shows in our household. 2. It’s amazing to see the home renovation those folks are able do with $100,000! Right? 3. But you know, ...read more

  • Trusting God On Life's Journey

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2022
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    In this final sermon in the Ruth series, God's favor finally breaks through for Naomi and Ruth. Boaz redeems Ruth and becomes her husband and God blesses them with a son. Through that son, God not only blessed them, but blessed Israel and all humanity. Lesson: trust God on Life's Journey.

    A. Have you ever heard of the saying: “You can’t get there from here?” 1. Apparently the saying began in Maine and was used in response to a person asking for directions to a distant location that cannot be accessed without extensive, complicated directions. 2. I guess it has something to do with ...read more

  • Making A Decent Proposal

    Contributed on May 30, 2022
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    In this sermon on Ruth chapter 3, Naomi encourages Ruth to make a bold and decent proposal to Boaz. From Naomi, Ruth and Boaz we learn the importance of stepping out in faith and doing the right things the right way.

    A. Today, as we return to the story of Ruth, we will witness an unusual marriage proposal, so I thought it would be fun to start with a few funny marriage proposals I found on the internet. 1. This first picture shows the importance of getting things in the right position when making a successful ...read more

  • Experiencing God's Favor

    Contributed on May 23, 2022
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    After experiencing hardship and heartbreak in Ruth chapter 1, Naomi and Ruth began to experience God's favor in Ruth chapter 2. Their reaction to God's favor is a good example for us to follow.

    A. I like the story told of the father wanted to read a magazine one day, but was being interrupted numerous times by his little daughter. 1. Finally, he tore a sheet out of the magazine that had a map of the world printed on it. 2. He tore the picture of the world into small pieces and gave it ...read more

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  • Heed The Commands

    Contributed on Jul 18, 2011
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    HEED THE COMMANDS In July of 1976, Israeli commandos made a daring raid at an airport in Uganda, in which 103 Jewish hostages were freed. In less than 15 minutes, the soldiers had killed all 7 of the kidnappers and set the captives free. As successful as the rescue was, however, three of the ...read more

  • Engaging God's Power

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2011
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    ENGAGING GOD'S POWER Spiritual growth and success is a partnership with God. Paul captured this idea in Philippians 2:12-13, where he wrote: "continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, 13 for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose." We ...read more

  • Do You Remember Jesus’ Radical Prescription ...

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2010
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    Do you remember Jesus’ radical prescription for avoiding temptation? In Matthew 5:27-30, He suggested that we should cut out or cut off whatever it is that leads us into sin. In the news this week was the story of Hartford, CT resident Jonathan Metz, a single man, who lived alone, who while ...read more

  • The Story Is Told Of A 10-Year-Old Boy Who ...

    Contributed on May 17, 2010
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    The story is told of a 10-year-old boy who decided to study Judo despite the fact that he had lost his left arm in a devastating car accident. 1. The boy began lessons with an old Japanese Judo master. 2. The boy was doing well, but he couldn't understand why, after three months of training the ...read more

  • Rawlins Kept U.s. Grant On His Horse

    Contributed on Oct 19, 2009
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    RAWLINS KEPT U.S. GRANT ON HIS HORSE Ulysses S. Grant was a 4 star general of the union forces during the Civil War and became the 18th President of the United States. John A. Rawlins was Grant’s friend and fellow general, who became Grant’s chief of staff. During the Civil War, no one was ...read more