Open Air Preaching: Truth through Personality

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Blog, General

When you study classic books on preaching there is a phrase you find called: Truth through personality. What this means is that we all have the same Truth and that Truth is preached through our individual personality.  This is why you see different styles and emphases of preaching. In other words preachers are not drones. Our great God and Savior made us with...

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Get in the Game: The Religion of Sport

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Blog, General

What does the world think of it’s sporting events?  The first 1:25 of this video gives a glimpse into their perspective.

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Open Air Preaching: 2 preparation steps

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Blog, General

Acts 6:4 during the establishment of deacons for the new church to administer aid to the Saints the disciples say their job will be, “But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the [ministry of the word.” As simple as this sounds this verse is telling us the 2 preparatory action items to take prior to preaching the Word.  These 2 actions items can be...

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Get in the Game: George Whitefield Program Training

Posted by on Apr 8, 2018 in Blog
Get in the Game: George Whitefield Program Training

The Rev. George Whitefield (1714-1770) was preeminently a preacher. A believer in the Word of God and one who proclaimed in sermon form messages in and out of the pulpit.  He crossed the Atlantic on a ship 13 times to preach the Word in the UK and the Colonies. At his death Rev. Whitefield was more well known in the Colonies than George Washington. Dr. Tommy Kidd...

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Kentucky Derby May 3 – 6

Posted by on Mar 31, 2018 in Blog, Featured Slider
Kentucky Derby May 3 – 6

The annual Kentucky Derby weekend is scheduled for May 3 – 6. SFOI has been at the last eleven Derby’s and Lord willing plans to be in Louisville, KY in 2018. Here’s a link to Churchill Downs which holds 160,000 fans. Churchill Downs. Pictures from previous years: Derby ’15 & Derby ’16.SFOI is looking for men who believe they are called to...

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Geo. Whitefield: Directions How to Hear Sermons – Sermon 28

Posted by on Mar 25, 2018 in Blog, General

Directions How to Hear Sermons Luke 8:18 “Take heed, therefore, how ye hear.” Rev. Whitefield begins his sermon by explaining that the Lord knew His hearers were not receiving His teachings and becoming doers of the Word and so He explains primarily to His apostles that to grow in the wisdom of God they must listen well.   In his sermon Rev. Whitefield...

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