Kentucky Derby May 3 – 6

Posted by on Mar 31, 2018 in Blog
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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George Whitefield Bio: A House of Mercy in the Woods of Georgia – Chapter 27

Posted by on Mar 18, 2018 in Blog, General
George Whitefield Bio: A House of Mercy in the Woods of Georgia – Chapter 27

The chapter is about Rev. Whitefield’s arrival in Savannah in 1740 and the beginnings of his orphanage home there called Bethesda. He desired that the orphans would have a home; that they would be taught well; they would learn to work by engaging in the labors of the plantation and that perhaps this would lead to the opening of a University in Georgia. [pg...

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George Whitefield Sermon #27: Blind Bartimeus

Posted by on Mar 18, 2018 in Blog, General
George Whitefield Sermon #27: Blind Bartimeus

**The Apostle Peter announces in one of his sermons that Jesus “went about doing good”. “It was His meat and drink to do the works of Him that sent Him whilst the day of His public ministration lasted.” While Moses’ miracles were ones of judgement; the miracles of Jesus were ones of mercy wrought not only to cure the body but to bring...

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Get in the Game: San Antonio + Final Four

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Blog, General

San Antonio has hosted the Final Four three times and this year will be the fourth.  It has a population of  1,492,494 and is known as a conference city for business.  Plus it has tourist sites like the Alamo and River Walk. All of this lends itself to many souls being at the Final Four fanfest events and the tourist locations as...

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George Whitfield bio: Making the Acquaintance of America – Chapter 26

Posted by on Mar 12, 2018 in Blog, General
George Whitfield bio: Making the Acquaintance of America – Chapter 26

Rev. Whitfield arrived and rode directly for Philadelphia the center of the colonies where he intended to work from as the center of his ministry to America. The population then was around 1,000,000 from the north to Georgia with the three largest cities: Boston, New York and Philadelphia. Their populations ranged from 12, 000 – 14,000. As he arrived and began...

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Get in the Game: Vigilance at the Super Bowl

Posted by on Mar 10, 2018 in Blog, General
Get in the Game: Vigilance at the Super Bowl

This picture of Dan Beyer at the Super Bowl in Minneapolis represents one goal of the ministry and that is to be at the gates of the event if possible and to be a reminder to the fans of the Gospel. In this picture Dan is using a sign and is preaching. Members of another team are on the corner evangelizing. So as the fan would pass that team Dan would be the final...

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Open Air Preaching: Your foundation for fruitful ministry

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 in Blog, General

There are 3 components to a foundation for a fruitful preaching ministry. Taken from Acts 6:2-4: 2 Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables. 3 Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may...

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George Whitefield Sermons: The Wise and Foolish Virgins

Posted by on Mar 4, 2018 in Blog, General
George Whitefield Sermons: The Wise and Foolish Virgins

Rev. Whitefield begins the sermon with a detailed perceptive that there will be a day when the world is judged: Hebrews 9:27 and that perhaps this day of judgment is what finally draws men who have lived all their life pursuing the lust of the flesh and pride of life to a place to consider their eternity. Yet there are some who seek to live in the middle between...

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