David's church

Church of Christ
Liverpool, New York 13090

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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  • Fear-Full Or Faith-Full

    Contributed on May 22, 2023

    In the incident of the furious storm on the Sea of Galilee, the disciples learn something about dealing with fear through faith. Who is Jesus? He is God and is Lord of the storm.

    Introduction: A. Let’s begin with two questions: Have you ever been really afraid of something? What is the scariest situation you have ever experienced? B. Let me share a terrifying experience that took place when I was very young, probably 14 or 15. 1. It wasn’t funny at the time, but our more

  • Miracle Grow For The Kingdom

    Contributed on May 15, 2023

    In Mark 4, Mark continues to record Jesus' short parables about the growth of God's kingdom. In this sermon, we learn four "miracle grow" principles for kingdom growth.

    Introduction: A. Let’s begin with a question: How many of you like to garden? 1. Let’s ask a follow-up question: How many of you consider yourselves good gardeners? 2. There is a difference between liking to garden and being good at it, right? 3. I don’t consider myself a gardener, but let me more

  • You Gotta Have Heart

    Contributed on May 8, 2023

    In Mark 4, Jesus taught the parable of the sower, and then explained it. The parable challenges us to sow the word of God and to cultivate our hearts so that we can be the good soil that produces a great harvest.

    A. Once there was a man who was having serious heart trouble, so he went to the doctor to see what his options were. 1. His doctor recommended that he have a heart transplant. 2. The patient asked if there were any hearts immediately available and told the doctor that he could pay whatever amount more

  • Labeling Jesus

    Contributed on May 1, 2023

    In this section, Mark sandwiched an incident with Jesus' family and an incident with the Jewish religious leaders to show the judgments people were making about Jesus. In the end, Jesus can only be one of three possibilities: Lord, liar or lunatic.

    A. You’ve heard the old joke: “You can call me anything you want, just don’t call me late for dinner.” 1. Have you ever had someone call you a name that hurt you? We all have, right? 2. Some people call us names to deliberately hurt us, but others sometimes call us names in jest, and yet those more

  • Jesus Stayed The Course

    Contributed on Apr 24, 2023

    In today's segment from the Gospel of Mark, we witness how Jesus handled the popularity of the crowd and how He moved away from the crowd in order to appoint the twelve apostles. As we watch Jesus stay the course, we learn how to focus on the mission of making disciples.

    A. You all are very familiar with the Beatles. Right? 1. By 1966, the Beatles had become international stars and had achieved unprecedented levels of critical and commercial success. 2. Their popularity caused John Lennon, the 26 year-old member of the Beatles to tell a London reporter: 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 more

  • Engaging God's Power

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2011

    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 more

  • Do You Remember Jesus’ Radical Prescription ...

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2010

    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 more

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

    Contributed on May 17, 2010

    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 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 more