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Sermons View all 1,306 sermons

Scott Cox avatar
What Every Church Needs
Shared by: Scott Cox on Oct, 2000
Summary: A description of, definition of, and a directive for real church revival.
based on 547 ratings
Scripture: Isaiah 64:1-8
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 15,102
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Supernatural Power
Shared by: Michael Stover on Oct, 2000
Summary: For a church to be effective, it must have the supernatural power of God.
based on 30 ratings
Scripture: Acts 11:19-26
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 904
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Christ-Exalting Worship
Shared by: Michael Stover on Oct, 2000
Summary: For a church to be effective, there must be Christ-exalting worship.
based on 39 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 892
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God-Connecting Prayer
Shared by: Michael Stover on Oct, 2000
Summary: For a church to be effective, there must be God-connecting prayer.
based on 26 ratings
Scripture: Acts 13:2-3
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 599
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Servant Leaders
Shared by: Michael Stover on Oct, 2000
Summary: For a church to be effective, there must be servant leadership.
based on 16 ratings
Scripture: Acts 11:22-13:3
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 816

Illustrations View all 496 text illustrations

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The U.s. Standard Railroad Gauge (distance ...
Shared By: Bill Prater on Jan 5, 2001
Summary: The U.S. standard railroad gauge (distance between rails) is four feet, eight-and-one-half inches. Why such an odd number? Because that’s the way they built them in England, and American railroads were built by British expatriates. Wh...
Category: Stories
based on 125 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Good Friend Of Mine Recently Told Me About An ...
Shared By: James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
Summary: A good friend of mine recently told me about an incident that happened to him that explains why a person can worship, and yet still not know God. It all began before the plane took off. Roger Williams III was sitting in the window seat and was looki...
Category: Stories
based on 100 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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It’s Like The Lutheran Pastor Who Always ...
Shared By: Richard Jones on Nov 1, 2000
Summary: It’s like the Lutheran pastor who always started each service with "The Lord be with you." The people would respond, "and also with you.” But, one Sunday the PA system wasn’t working so the first thing he said was "There’s s...
Category: Humor
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Two Men Are Standing On The Front Lawn Of A ...
Shared By: Richard Jones on Nov 2, 2000
Summary: Two men are standing on the front lawn of a church. One man is leaning on the church’s sign and the other is looking at it from the front. The sign reads: Oak Road Bible Believing, Hand Clapping, Foot Stomping, Hemlines Below The Knee, Tie...
Category: Humor
based on 136 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Follower, Not a Disciple
Shared By: Michael Stover on Mar 14, 2001
Summary: William Barclay writes: It’s possible to be a follower of Jesus without being a disciple; to be a camp-follower without being a soldier of the king; to be a hanger-on in some great work without pulling one’s weight. Once someone was...
Category: Quotes
based on 132 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none

Articles View all 13 articles

preaching article Remembering Why You Said Yes to Pastoring
Remembering Why You Said Yes to Pastoring
Shared By: Chuck Warnock on February 22, 2010
Summary: There are times in a pastor's life when the clarity of our call fades, discouragement clouds our memory, and we wonder, "Why did I ever want to be a pastor?"
preaching article Five Strategic Advantages of Small Churches
Five Strategic Advantages of Small Churches
Shared By: Brandon O'Brien on June 14, 2010
Summary: Brandon O'Brien offers five strengths that he believes are inherent in small congregations, which can leverage these characteristics for ministry success.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
preaching article Is Your Church Lying?
Is Your Church Lying?
Shared By: Greg Stier on December 6, 2010
Summary: When it comes to evangelism, a mission statement can turn from big black letters on a church marquee to a little white lie that the church is telling the community.
preaching article 10 Things Healthy Churches Do Well
10 Things Healthy Churches Do Well
Shared By: Joe McKeever on March 21, 2011
Summary: Whether we are a critic or a lover of the church — or for some of us, both — it's important to remain balanced.
preaching article The Pastor's Wife's Role in Ministry
The Pastor's Wife's Role in Ministry
Shared By: James MacDonald on June 27, 2011
Summary: A panel of senior pastors including Steven Furtick, Greg Laurie, and James MacDonald talk about their wives and the roles they play in ministry.

Media View all 5 media

media Church
Church
Type: PowerPoint Template
Shared By: SermonCentral on May 22, 2013
Summary: Explain the purpose of the church with these images of flocks and sheep.
media What Is the Church
What Is the Church
Type: PowerPoint Template
Shared By: SermonCentral on January 1, 2013
Summary: This collage works well for a sermon on the church body and the importance and mission of the local church.
media Idea for  Church
Idea for Church
Type: PowerPoint Template
Shared By: SermonCentral on August 1, 2012
Summary: What does God have in mind for His church? Talk about it with this bright background set.
media Church Attendance
Church Attendance
Type: PowerPoint Template
Shared By: SermonCentral on August 1, 2012
Summary: Increase your church attendance with a message on the importance of a church family using these colorful backgrounds. Perfect for Back to Church Sunday.