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The God of Our Losses – Ron Gormong

Sermon: The God of Our Losses Sermon audio link: spoonerwesleyan.org/images/custom/media/sermons/2015-07-12-god-of-our-losses.mp3 Preacher: Ron Gormong has been the senior pastor of Spooner Wesleyan Church for over 25 years. Located in Spooner, Wisconsin, SWC is a thriving congregation known for their generosity and missional focus. Sermon Review: We feature sermons because they teach us to preach. Through careful listening, […]

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Spiritual Leadership – Dwight Nash

Preacher: Dwight Nash is the pastor of Sent Church—a congregation seeking to be ambassadors of God’s love. Sermon Link: https://vimeo.com/144306337 Sometimes we feature sermons because they demonstrate values we can exhibit in our own preaching. Through this sermon, Pastor Dwight demonstrates several principles for great preaching. Each of these values are overarching values for good […]

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Free: The Foundation | Pastor Kyle Ray

Sermon Title: Free: The Foundation Preacher: Pastor Kyle Ray is the senior pastor of Kentwood Community Church, and a ministry thought leader in the Wesleyan Church. Under Kyle’s leadership, Kentwood has become a multi-ethnic, multi-campus church. Kentwood has grown to be an international church with a new campus in India. https://vimeo.com/124823511 Sermon Link: http://www.kentwoodcommunitychurch.com/media#!/swx/pp/media_archives/128299/episode/56132 Sermon […]

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Thrive – Risk | Rev. John Lewis

Sermon Title: THRIVE: Risk Preacher: John Lewis, Pastor of Servants of Christ in La Plata, MD. Servants of Christ is an affiliate of the New Life Wesleyan Church in La Plata. Pastor John started ministry by street preaching, ministering to the homeless, and engaging in prison ministry. Sermon Link: https://youtu.be/v2phTIZew3k Reasons this Sermon Was Highlighted: […]

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Preaching and Plagiarism

How much copying is too much? When does inspiration by others turn into stealing other’s intellectual property? If a sermon is inspired by God, can a preacher own it? If we get a spark of an idea from another preacher, can we use it without mentioning them? Or does the barest mention of someone else’s […]

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SERMON: Wonderland (Week 2) | Rev. Tim Guptill

“Wonderland” is Moncton Wesleyan Church’s 2013 Advent series. You may wonder why we would present Advent messages to you after Advent is done adventing. Well, we hope that we give you resources that spark your thinking for the coming year. We do not want to give you resources you copy and plagiarize for the next […]

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App Review: “Sermon Design” by Steven Hovater

Sermon Design: A New App for Mac Loving Preachers In the Apple app store a new gift for preachers has emerged. “Sermon Design” is an app designed to help you work throughout he process of planning sermons digitally. It helps you keep track of your notes in color coded organic form as you go. It […]

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Sermon Planning Retreats

A couple of years ago Lenny Luchetti wrote an article for Wesleyan sermons on creating your own sermon planning retreat. One of our readers, Kevin Baker took Lenny up on the challenge and is glad he did. Below is the first portion of his blog post followed by a link where you can read the […]

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Fanning the Flames | Pastor Dwight Mikesell

Dwight Mikesell, pastor of Calvary Wesleyan Church in Bethlehem, PA, recently presented this sermon on holiness at The Missional Holiness Conference. In it he suggests that it is possible that we could see a resurgence of the holiness message in a way that connects with a new generation. Birthed from the book of Titus, this […]

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Living Pure | Pastor Kevin Hardy

Kevin Hardy is the energetic lead pastor of Crossroads Church of the Nazarene in Ellicott City, Maryland. We are grateful for his offering to let us use “Living Pure” as one example of holiness preaching by a contemporary preacher.   SERMON AUDIO: Download the sermon here. Here are some things we think you will find […]