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When God Doesn’t Meet Our Expectations | Lenny Luchetti

SERMON: When God Doesn’t Meet Our Expectations DOWNLOAD: Sermon Audio (.mp3) | Sermon Outline (.pdf) BIO: Since several of you have made the request and a Palm Sunday sermon was needed, Lenny Luchetti has submitted one of his sermons. Lenny serves as the Director of Wesleyansermons.com and Assistant Professor of Proclamation and Christian Ministries at […]

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The Sermon Planning Retreat

Many preachers have discovered the benefits of a sermon planning retreat. I have too! Some preachers may not be convinced of the necessity of such a retreat or, assuming they’re willing, others may not know where to start in planning for the retreat. In order to convince the unconvinced and assist the willing, we will […]

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Why is it So Hard to Get a Grip on Grace? | John Symonds

SERMON: Why is it So Hard to Get a Grip on Grace?” DOWNLOAD: Sermon Audio (.mp3) | Sermon Outline (.pdf) BIO: John Symonds pastors the Corbett Avenue Wesleyan Church in New Brunswick, Canada, a suburban intergenerational church. John has been in ministry for 28 years. His preaching advice is to “stop preachin’ before the folks […]

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Lifestyles of the Meek and Humble – Blessed are the Poor in Spirit | Lynda Keefer

SERMON: “Lifestyles of the Meek and Humble – Blessed are the Poor in Spirit” DOWNLOAD: Sermon Audio (.mp3) | Sermon Outline (.pdf) BIO: Lynda Keefer serves as Care and Prayer Pastor of the Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church, a multi-generational and multi-ethnic church with many new believers and seekers. This growing church of 450 draws from a […]

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On the Other Side of the Lake | Matt LeRoy

The first Sunday in the Christian season of Lent is coming on March 13. Lent is the 40 day period preceding the celebration of Christ’s resurrection that is marked by the mourning of our sin, repentance, and a deeper commitment to the holy life that disciples are called to live. The season of Lent is […]

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Thoughts on Preaching another Preacher’s Sermon

As a teacher of preaching for nearly a decade, I have observed that one question inevitably surfaces in every class: Do you think it is okay to preach another preacher’s sermon? I cringe a bit, even though I have come to expect the question. The reasons for my cringing are several. For starters, I know […]

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InterACTions with the Spiritually Curious | Troy Evans

SERMON: “InterACTions with the Spiritually Curious” DOWNLOAD: Sermon Audio (.mp3) | Sermon Outline (.pdf) BIO: Troy Evans planted The Edge Urban Fellowship in Grand Rapids, MI nearly two years ago. Troy describes the church as an urban, hip-hop ministry that is extremely multicultural and multigenerational. 30% of the congregants are new converts and about 35% […]

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Healing a Broken World in the 21st Century | Dr. Jo Anne Lyon

SERMON: “Healing a Broken World in the 21st Century” DOWNLOAD: Sermon Audio (.mp3) | Sermon Outline (.pdf) BIO: Jo Anne Lyon was elected as the first female General Superintendent of the Wesleyan Church at the June 2008 General Conference. Lyon was ordained as a minister in the Wesleyan Church in 1996, the same year that […]

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That Just Happened – Trust Him | AJ Thomas

SERMON: “That Just Happened – Trust Him” DOWNLOAD: Sermon Audio (.mp3) | Sermon Outline (.pdf) BIO: Pastor AJ Thomas leads a 3 year old church that he planted in the heart of downtown Halifax, the largest city in Atlantic Canada. The mid-sized congregation consists primarily of well-educated professionals in health care, education, and business. The […]

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The Preaching Preferences of Three Kinds of People

All of us have our particular preaching preferences; so do the people who listen to our sermons. On any given Sunday, we preach to a diversity of people including seasoned saints, new believers, and spiritual seekers. Seasoned saints have followed Christ for more than a few years with a deep level of commitment. New believers […]