Ely's church

Northeast Church of Christ
Eastpointe, Michigan 48021

About Ely
  • Education: Associates in Pre-Engineering from Rend Lake Community College, Ina, IL Bachelors in Ministry from Harding University, Searcy, AR Certificate of Completion from Harding School of Biblical Studies Pursuing a MDIV degree from Harding Graduate School of Religion
  • Experience: 4 Door to Door Campaigns 1 Oversea Campaign (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) 1 Part time Pulpit Ministry (Stuttgart, AR) 1 Part time Youth Ministry (Salina, KS) 4yrs Full time Ministry (Laurel, DE) 1yr Full Time ministry (Eastpointe, MI)
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: The Luke Warm Church in Revelation
  • Family: I have been married since October 25, 1996 to my loving wife, Rebecca Lynn Lambert. We have two young boys: Duncan Elijah (12/29/01) and Gavin Elisha (8/28/03)
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: "Be Yourself and let God work through you." "Never take your work so seriously that you cannot laugh at yourself."
  • Books that have had an impact: Bible Go Ye Means Go Me - Ivan Stewart Discovering The Pearl of Great Price - Eldred Echols Preaching - Craddock The Dirt On Learning - Group Publishing Building A Contagious Church - Mark Mittelberg Everyday Evangelism - Randy Becton Summoned to Lead - Leonard Sweet Wild at Heart - Eldredge Come to the Table - John Mark Hicks
  • Hobbies: Hunting Golfing Reading
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: The Lord has given us all a privilege to live this one day and this one day only. Never expect to be given tomorrow. Make for sure your soul is right with God. Study His Word. Jesus came and died for every person that lives in this world. He said he was the only way to heaven, so begin by believing in him. Then commit your life to him by forsaking sin and repenting from it. Confess Him as your Lord and Savior. Then be baptized and added to the Lord’s Body. Walk day by day for the Lord seeking and doing his will. The by the Grace of God you will be blessed to be with him for eternity.
  • What I want on my tombstone: Here lies a faithful and passionate follower of Christ
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  • Restoring Proper Worship

    Contributed on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 48 ratings

    Christendom is struggling with what is true worship, and just how we are to worship the Living God. Ezra gives some great insight into this subject.

    Restoring Proper Worship Ezra 3 Preached at the Laurel Church of Christ On March 2, 2003 Introduction: I. “After attending church one Sunday morning, a little boy knelt at his bedside that night and prayed, “Dear God, we had a good time at church today – but I wish you had been more

  • Avoiding Temple Desecration

    Contributed on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 17 ratings

    It is a sin to desecrate the Lord’s temple, and we must learn to everything possible to avoid desecrating his holy shrine.

    Lessons in Temple Building Lesson #5 - Avoiding Temple Desecration Duct tape is an amazing creation of man. The armed forces created it, used for the waterproofing of equipment. They quickly learned the enormous amount of uses. Even today, a few people have created television shows to more

  • Temple Dedication

    Contributed on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 85 ratings

    Sometimes what is missing is full dedication to our God. We are called to be committed disciples of Christ, and the dedication of the temple reminds of this fact.

    Lessons in Temple Building Lesson #4 Preached at the Laurel Church of Christ On May 25, 2003 The concept of building is nothing new. Seeing a structure begin with the foundation and rise to become a building is commonplace. A short drive of ten minutes would show an immense amount of more

  • Assessment For Restoration

    Contributed on Feb 27, 2003
    based on 46 ratings

    In order to continue with restoring the Lord’s people to his will, Ezra shows an important assessment one must consider.

    Assessment for Restoration Ezra 2 Preached at the Laurel Church of Christ On February 16, 2002 Introduction: I. Joe Wright is the minister of Central Christian Church in Wichita, KS. On January 23, 1996, He was asked to be the guest chaplain for the Kansas State House in Topeka. He prayed more

  • The Inner State Of Forgiveness

    Contributed on Feb 12, 2003
    based on 10 ratings

    This is the final lesson of four that finalizes the concept of forgiving others as God would want us to. This is a narrative sermon.

    The Inner State of Forgiveness Acts 15:36-41 Preached at the Laurel Church of Christ On January 26 2002 Introduction: I. Divorced Life – Contributed by: Sermon Central Pro A. Divorced life is not being there when your little girl is crying from a bad dream and wants her daddy but you’re not more

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  • The Little Boy And The Circus

    Contributed on Aug 26, 2002
    based on 3 ratings

    The Little Boy and the Circus A little boy who lived far out in the country in the late 1800s had reached the age of twelve and had never in all his life seen a circus. You can imagine his excitement, when one day a poster went up at school announcing that on the next Saturday a traveling circus more

  • The Room

    Contributed on Aug 19, 2002
    based on 7 ratings

    The Room In that place between wakefulness and dreams, I found myself in the room. There were no distinguishing features save for the one wall covered with small index card files. They were like the ones in libraries that list titles by author or subject in alphabetical order. But these files, more