Teaching Series

Restart Leading With Confidence: Seven Vital Signs of Spiritual Growth


Scripture References:  Acts 2:42-47 Introduction: Greetings to you Christlike Ministries NWA Family.  I am terribly sorry that it has taken so long to get back into this series, but since my last message my family and I have moved, I managed to cook my laptop, and we were without internet service for a while.  So,… Continue reading Restart Leading With Confidence: Seven Vital Signs of Spiritual Growth

Teaching Series

Leading with Confidence: “Abide In Him”


Scripture Reference:  John 15:1-11 Introduction: This is my second attempt at writing this message.  The first one must’ve been awesome because the devil made sure it didn’t get posted.  However, as much as I allowed it to aggravate me...it’s not going to keep me from trying again.  Just like I did in the first attempt,… Continue reading Leading with Confidence: “Abide In Him”

The Pastor's Heart

A Change of Scenery


Scripture Reference:  Genesis 19:15 With the coming of dawn, the angels urged Lot, saying, "Hurry! Take your wife and your two daughters who are here, or you will be swept away when the city is punished." Introduction: This message was written on the Christlike Ministries NWA Facebook Fan Page back on June 14 of last… Continue reading A Change of Scenery

Teaching Series

Quest for Joy: Six Biblical Truths with John Piper – The Benefits of Repenting and Trusting


Scripture References: Acts 3:19, Acts 16:31 Introduction: At last, we’re at the last message in this series.  I don’t know about you, but I think it’s been a pretty good one.  Even though only a handful of you actually took the time to vote I want to thank you for being willing to be involved.  You… Continue reading Quest for Joy: Six Biblical Truths with John Piper – The Benefits of Repenting and Trusting

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Quest for Joy: Six Biblical Truths With John Piper – “We all deserve God’s judgment.”


Scripture Reference:  Romans 6:23 Introduction: We’ve been talking the last couple messages about how judgmental we can be as Christians, and one of the main reasons I believe we do that is because we forget what we were like before we became whosoever’s who called upon the Lord for salvation.  It’s easy to look at… Continue reading Quest for Joy: Six Biblical Truths With John Piper – “We all deserve God’s judgment.”

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Quest for Joy: Six Biblical Truths with John Piper: “We Have All Failed”


Scripture Reference:  Romans 3:21-26 Introduction: Oh Lord, as soon as I saw the title of today’s message I knew where the Holy Ghost was ready to go with this message.  This is going to be one of those messages that may not wind up being too popular, but I’m not concerned with popular…I’m concerned with… Continue reading Quest for Joy: Six Biblical Truths with John Piper: “We Have All Failed”

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quest for joy – 6 Biblical Truths with John Piper – Every Human Should Live for God’s Glory


Scripture Reference: 1 Corinthians 10:31 Introduction: We are continuing today to work through our series “Quest for Joy”, and staying with the thought that we are here to live for God’s glory…and not our own. I believe that this is going to be another powerful message, and therefore I’m not going to take much time… Continue reading quest for joy – 6 Biblical Truths with John Piper – Every Human Should Live for God’s Glory

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Quest for Joy: Six Biblical Truths With John Piper – God created us for His glory


Scripture Reference:  Isaiah 43:1-7 Introduction: Welcome to the first message of our new series “Quest for Joy”.  This series was put on YouVersion by John Piper.  We’ve had some pretty good messages and series when we’ve done something by Mr. Piper before.  So, I suspect that we’ll have just a good a time with this… Continue reading Quest for Joy: Six Biblical Truths With John Piper – God created us for His glory

The Pastor's Heart

“Changed” – How A Country Song Blessed My Sins Off


"I got off track, I made mistakes...back slid to that place where souls get lost, lines get crossed...and the pain won't go away...I hit my knees, now here I stand. There I was, now here I am...Changed." I have listened to this song about 25 times already since downloading it.  There's a beautiful message in… Continue reading “Changed” – How A Country Song Blessed My Sins Off

Teaching Series

7 Hebrew Words For Praise: “Zamar”


"7 Hebrew Words For Praise: "Zamar" (message 5 of 7)

Teaching Series

7 Hebrew Words for Praise: “Shabach”


7 Hebrew Words for Praise: "Shabach" (message 4 of 7)

Teaching Series

7 Hebrew Words for Praise: “Towdah”


Scripture References: “Offer unto God praise (towdah) and pay thy vows unto the Most High.” (Ps 50:14) “The voice of joy, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the voice of them that shall say, Praise (Towdah) the Lord of hosts: for the Lord is good;… Continue reading 7 Hebrew Words for Praise: “Towdah”