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  • Michael Deutsch

    Contributing sermons since Jul 17, 2001
Michael's church

First Baptist Church
Alexandria Indiana , 46001
765-724-2457

About Michael
  • Education: M. Div. - Northern Baptist Seminary D. Min. - Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • Books that have had an impact: Deep Change by Robert Quinn Managing Transitions by William Bridges
  • Hobbies: Coaching, Family, Music, Reading
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  • The Great Adventure - Lust?

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2018
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    As we seek to draw closer to Christ, we discover our sinfulness, and ways to overcome them by drawing closer to Christ.

    The Great Adventure? The 7 Deadly Sins February 11, 2018 Have you ever asked the question . . . “What's wrong with me?” It's a question we all ask ourselves from time to time. When we blow up at our kids or at our spouse, we wonder - - - what's wrong with me? When we come home from the ...read more

  • The S Word

    Contributed on Feb 2, 2018
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    In order to grow in Christ to reach our full potential, we must admit our sinfulness.

    That S Word Romans (Various) February 4, 2018 Today we’re going to talk about a 3 letter word that nobody really likes to talk about in church. It makes us uncomfortable, it makes us squirm in our seats and we really want to hold our ears so we don’t have to listen to what’s being said. ...read more

  • Connecting With God!

    Contributed on Jan 28, 2018
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    How to we draw closer to God so we can reach our Full Potential when He calls us.

    Connecting with God! The Great Adventure James 4:6-10 January 28, 2018 Two weeks ago, I told you my hope, my goal and vision for the year is that we would move closer to reaching our FULL POTENTIAL. That idea came from a quote by Kobe Bryant. He said ~ My deepest fear is not using what ...read more

  • The Great Adventure

    Contributed on Jan 13, 2018
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    Christ calls us to follow Him on the Great Adventure in life.

    The Great Adventure Matthew 4:18-25 January 7, 2017 In his book, The Island of Lost Maps, author Miles Harvey shared something I think many of us can relate to. He wrote ~ In my 30's I spent a great deal of time at the Kopi [a travelers' café in Chicago] whose walls were adorned with ...read more

  • Connecting With God!

    Contributed on Jan 13, 2018
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    We connect with God and seek to follow Him by being humble.

    Connecting with God! James 4:6-10 January 14, 2018 I’ve said it before, I don’t make new year’s resolutions. And I still don’t . . . but I’m kinda sorta making an exception, maybe making a little change. Maybe this will become an annual event for me. I’m not sure, we’ll just see how this ...read more

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  • The Power Of Silence

    Contributed on Jun 4, 2016
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    They say silence is golden – but is it possible that too much silence is not such a good thing? There’s a room in the United States that’s so quiet it becomes unbearable after a short time. The longest anyone has survived in the ‘anechoic chamber’ at Orfield Laboratories in South Minneapolis is ...read more

  • What Are You Afraid Of? The Barney Story

    Contributed on Sep 11, 2012
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    WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF? THE BARNEY STORY A few years ago, a church in Seattle, Washington was having a big kick-off Sunday. They wanted to do something for their children's programs. So they brought in Barney the Dinosaur. They learned, Kids like Barney when he’s on TV or in a stuffed animal. ...read more

  • Covet Vs. Content

    Contributed on Jul 6, 2009
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    COVET VS. CONTENT Imagine Thanksgiving dinner, surrounded by turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, vegetables, rolls, pecan pies, pumpkin pies, cakes, cookies, and more. You sit down at that meal and you eat your share of the food, but you don't over eat, you eat just the right ...read more

  • Honesty Matters

    Contributed on Jul 6, 2009
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    HONESTY MATTERS I read about a high school golfer, Chelsee Richard, of Bloomingdale High School in Brandon, Florida. She lost her chance to win the 2004 state championship — by being honest. In the qualifier for the state finals, Chelsee hit her tee shot on the second hole into the rough. ...read more

  • The Skeleton At The End Of The Feast

    Contributed on Nov 19, 2008
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    To lick our wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past, to roll over your tongue the prospect of bitter confrontations still to come, to savor to the last toothsome morsel both the pain you are given and the pain you are giving back -- in many ways, it is a feast for a king. The chief ...read more