Free sermons and illustration databases designed especially for Evangelical Christian workers
Jun 19, 2013. Both SID versions and Kerux2010 are online with new datasets.
Apr 1, 2012. Kerux2010 software is updated; glitch in Search function is fixed.
Jan 10, 2012. Annual catch-up supplements are online.
Aug 25, 2011. Major update of Kerux2011 version. Many glitches are fixed. Full and upgrade versions. All SID versions are also updated.
Mar 16, 2011. A huge revision of the Access database. It is 64-bit and standalone, which means everyone can use it on their Windows computer. Programmed by Edward Barclay.
Jan 28, 2011. Annual supplement (2010) for SID and Access versions of the Kerux database is online, and mega-databases are updated.
Sep 1, 2010. A new supplement of sermons and illustrations is online.
Jan 1, 2010. SID and Access mega-databases are updated and annual 2009 supplements are online.
May 13, 2009. The SID database is now 2.0 - you can import RTF (formatted) material into it.
May 4, 2009. All versions of the mega-database are updated and online.
Mar 20, 2009. A corrected version of the main sermon illustration set is uploaded.
Mar 16, 2009. Main sermon illustration sets are updated, and a complete set is available as a single download.
Jan 11, 2009. Year-end sermon and illustration supplements are online at supplement page.
Dec 10, 2008. The SID help file is fixed and incorporated in the new mega-database; helpfile alone is also available at the website.
Nov 15, 2008. All the Kerux databases (SID, Access2002 and
Access97) are online in
mega-databases through Megaupload.com.
Aug 29, 2008. New illustration supplement is online. It fixes many duplicate or obsolete illustrations. Also, an updated Access front-end is available.
It fixes some glitches with searching for numbers.
Mar 28, 2008. Installation glitches in sermon sets 9 and 16 are now fixed, thanks to Garth Hutchinson.
Feb 7, 2008. My project page bears some fruit - Marvin in North Carolina shares how to use the database under Linux.
Jan 24, 2008. Glitches in the Access Combo update (and Classic Restore) are fixed now so your old "Intro pop-up" forms are replaced with the correct one.
Jan 6, 2008. Over 2,000 duplicate sermons were removed from the sermon sets, so some of the files are smaller now.
Minor updates were done on Jan 7 as well, and the Access forms have a few minor tweaks in the Jan2008 version.
Jan 1, 2008. All illustration and sermon sets and supplements are updated to this date, with year-end supplements for 2007.
Dec 18, 2007. New book-style printing for sermons in the Kerux Access database. Also, an Accumulate button glitch is fixed.
Nov 29, 2007. Print feature for Access forms had glitches, but there is now a supplement to fix them. Use the Kerux_Access_forms_update_Nov2007.zip file.
Sept 7, 2007. Access has a cleaner interface that is similar to SID, but with the same illustration / sermon forms. In addition, non-Access owners can download a Run-Time version that allows them to use any of these Access files! And a new illustration supplement is online. And a new visual tour of Access is online.
June 1, 2007. Sermon set #11 is repaired.
Apr 21, 2007. Access users have an update that adds features to the Sermons table (and fixes some glitches in the forms)
Jan 27, 2007. Yet another glitch is corrected for Access forms.
Jan 25, 2007. Two glitches are fixed in the Forms Update file.
Jan 18, 2007. The Access version is improved again - you can change the font within larger forms.
Jan 4, 2007. Sermon sets are consolidated and corrected. The files did not match their contents for many months but no one noticed.
Jan 3, 2007. Complete supplements online of sermons and illustrations from 2006. New update for Access version, with 1280x1024 forms.
Oct 24, 2006. Revision of major upgrade for SID. Numbers are automatically entered so others (and you) can import your material.
Oct 8, 2006. Major upgrade for SID. You can now export collections of illustrations/sermons that can be imported by others. Make your own supplements!
Jun 24, 2006. Glitch in Kerux-Access "print" feature is fixed with a special supplement file in the section 1b on the Access page. Existing versions online are updated.
Oct 16, 2004. I am revamping how supplements are done. New records will be under "sets" and modified ones will be under "supplements." Read descriptions carefully, and note that a supplement may be less recent than a regular set. I keep some old supplements for the use of longtime users.
Oct 13, 2004. SID front-end put online. Holwick material renamed to Kerux. Major update of most material.
Oct 13, 2004. Access front-end is slightly modified - the Sermon List function adds Series, and a Ratings field is added.
Mar 29, 2004. Update for sermon Typist field available in Sermon Supplements below.
Feb 17, 2004. Minor fix in setup_Holwick_database_Jan2004.exe file - Accumulate and Clip buttons in 800x600 form are repaired.
If your version's Accumulate or Clip buttons don't work (800x600 illustration form) then download this fix.
Unzip it, then open your database and click the UPDATE button, browse to find this file, and it will automatically repair itself.
Jan 8, 2004. Major upload of new and updated material to new webspace at Globat.com.
Oct 4, 2003. Mini-database available in Access 2002 format. Contains new beta-version of Comparison Form.
Sept 24, 2002. New "List Titles" feature for Access 97 database.
Nov 20, 2001. There is a glitch in version 5.0's sermon "accumulate" button. 5.1 fixes it, or you can fix it yourself.
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