Sermon illustrations: Church

Quotes on Work

“I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as...

Palm Sunday Mistake

A little boy was sick on Palm Sunday and stayed home from church with his mother. His father...

Baptist Perpetuity

Sir Isaac Newton:The Baptists are the only known body of Christians that has not symbolized with...

Don’t Forget Your Purpose

A preacher was in Atlanta, several years ago, and noticed in the restaurants section of the Yellow...

Pay Attention in Sunday School

A grandmother told her granddaughter, “Tomorrow, we’re going to Sunday school” “I don’t like...

Changing Churches

I don’t know why some people change churches—what difference does it make which one you stay home...

Pew Sharing

An usher speaking to another usher said, “We have nothing but good, kind Christians in this church...

Christianity Has a Firm Foundation

Mormons say that the angel Moroni visited Joseph Smith and completed the compilation and writing of...

The "Unreligious"

From 1990 to 2008 the percentage of those who identified themselves as having “no religion” grew...

Sunday School Statistics

Eighty-five percent of church members who were formerly unchurched said that they are active in...

Why People Choose a Church

Ninety percent of people said that friendliness or facilities was a major factor when deciding...

Bringing Your Family to Church

Some parents say, “I don’t believe in making kids go to church. They will resent it later.” Do you...

A Christian Without a Church

Question: Can I be a Christian without joining the church? Answer: Yes, it is possible. It is...

The Groom Is Coming

A young man, who was to return home and be married, came sooner than was expected. He did not...

The Lifesaving Station

On a dangerous sea coast where shipwrecks often occur, there was once a crude little life-saving...

Tug-of-War With an Alligator

On a hot summer day in south Florida a little boy decided to go for a swim in the old swimming hole...

Churches Are for Mending Lives

Jim Corley met his friend, Alex, at the dealership where Alex worked. “Jim, I feel like a...

Pulling an Airplane

On October 15, 1997, David Huxley strapped a harness around his upper torso and attached it to a...

Every Christian Is Important

A fourteenth-century Italian stained-glass artist was summoned to design and create a huge portrait...

Know What You Believe

Jonathan Whitfield was preaching to coal miners in England. He asked one man, “What do you believe...

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