Sermon Notes: God’s Antidote for Your Christmas Blues

Photo of a Brown Pinecone beside Candle Lantern used for Sermon Notes on 2 Timothy 4:9-12 for Christmas 2020

Introduction

A blessed Christmas to all of you! By no stretch of the imagination, this year has been an easy one. Still, we are gathered here today in celebration of the birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, for God has been gracious to us. There are many religious holidays around the world. Still, Christmas is unique because it’s the only celebration in the entire year that brings people together, regardless of their gender, beliefs, sexual orientation, nationality, ethnicity, language and, social status.

Sermon Notes: Avoiding Costly Mistakes

Photo of a man stepping on a Banana Peel for Sermon Notes on Avoiding Costly Mistakes.

Introduction

Mistakes! How interesting? CNBC (Consumer News and Business Channel) once published the story of James Howells. Howells had mistakenly discarded a hard disk with a large sum of bitcoins in it. It was too late when he realized what happened. The hard disk ended up in a garbage dump getting buried underneath tons of waste. Retrieval was not only impossible but illegal. That mistake cost Howell a whopping 127 million dollars in bitcoins! He never saw the hard drive or his precious bitcoins again.

Sermon Notes: How to Finish Well?

Image of three newly graduated girls used in the sermon notes titled how to finish based on 2 Timothy 4:7-8

Introduction

Since ‘How to Finish Well?’ is the title of my message I believe it’s fitting, to begin with, a word about ‘Last Words’. Last words can be very sentimental. ‘I’ll finally get to see Marilyn’ were the last words of Joe DiMaggio. They inspire sorrow sometimes. ‘Oh, God. What’s happened?’ were the last words of Princess Diana. The last words of Edward H. Rulloff, convicted serial killer surely strikes terror into our hearts. His last words were ‘I’d like to be in hell in time for dinner.’

Sermon Notes: The Role of a Godly Father

Picture of a Father touching a child for Sermon Notes for the Year 2020 Fathers' Day.

Introduction

Today is Fathers’ Day, and I want to start my message by congratulating all the Fathers because by no stretch of the imagination, being a Father is an easy task. My good friend Gangai Victor once said, being a Father can be scary sometimes. Although fatherhood is the enormous privilege a man can have, it can be confusing, frustrating, and even painful sometimes.

Sermon Notes: Responding to New Atheists in the outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sermon Notes: Responding to New Atheists in the outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Introduction

New Atheists have become very much active on Social Media ever since the outbreak of the COVID-19 or Corona pandemic. Who is a new atheist, you might wonder? A new atheist is a follower of the philosophy called New Atheism, which is a much innocent term for Antitheism or Anti-God.

Devotionals: Best of Palitha Jayasooriya

Picture of Pastor Palitha Jayasooriya delivering a Sermon.
Pastor Palitha Jayasooriya

I am posting this on behalf of one of my close friends Pastor Palitha Jayasooriya who is an Executive  and Preaching Pastor at the People’s Church in Colombo, Sri Lanka. I know Pastor Palitha well since I minister in the same church and I have worked alongside him for many years. Pastor Palitha’s sermons are now available for downloading through Sermon Search here.

ChurchCRM: Free Church Management Suite

If you haven’t heard of ChurchCRM before it’s a Church Management Software or CHMS. There are many CHMS Suites available in the market. However, ChurchCRM is the only System which met the criteria to be featured here, (Free, Open Source, Cloud-Ready, Polished User Interface, Secure, Ease of installation and maintenance.) It’s the scope of this post to summarize the key features of ChurchCRM and what you need to set up a fully functioning system. We will not provide any installation instructions.

Sermon Notes: Jesus appears to seven Disicples

Sermon Notes: Jesus appears to Seven Disciples

Introduction

Motivation is a very powerful virtue. When studying the life of successful people it becomes evident they were able to overcome failure and be successful because of motivation.

Consider Colonel Harland Sanders. The early years of his life were filled with failure you might think he was cursed. But his life was driven by one simple belief that motivated him to keep trying. ‘It’s never too late to pursue your dreams.’ Today he is known as the founder of the highly successful fast food restaurant chain ‘Kentucky Fried Chicken’ or better known as KFC.

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