Servant leadership is when a leader humbles him or herself to be on the same level as those who are
served. In the eyes of the Lord we are all equal, and for one to rise above another and say that they are
better or more righteous is ungodly. What we ar
Leader, Vision, Missions, Disciples, Leadership General
What would you do if you know that: “This Friday you’re going to die”?
Those very words might have crossed Jesus’ mind on this Sunday some 1,970 years ago. The day we now
call Palm Sunday was the first day of the last week of Jesus’ earthly life.
Father, Father's Day, Palm Sunday, Applause, Ovation, Easter Palm Sunday
As the Lord Jesus Christ prepared to meet the final conflict of his earthly ministry he spoke to his
followers about the things that would come in the last days and delivered a similarly clear
Proposition: I am coming at a time you don’t expec
Christ, Action, Second Coming, Armageddon
The walk of the Christian is a walk of warfare. We face battles on every hand. In this Lesson I want
you to see the importance of faith and prayerful support on the battlefield of life.
Battle, Discipleship, Disciples, Warfare
Christmas is about God breaking through at surprising times, and showing up in unusual places in
the world. You never know when, where, or how God is going to show up. The Bible is full of stories
of how God broke into the world at the very time that pe
The year is 537 B.C. The place is Jerusalem. The Jews have just returned from a long captivity
in Babylon. Some have been gone from their homeland for 70 years. They were sent into
captivity as part of God’s judgment on generations of disobedience. Now
Ministry, Prosperity, Church Growth
King Solomon started well but finished poorly and toward the end of his life he had
married many foreign women and he had built many foreign places to worship and his heart had
been turned from God. As Solomon, King Asa started well, but finished poorly
2 Chronicles 14:1
Commitment, Action, Commitment To Christ
The Church of Esmirna lived in a time of tremendous pursuit and suffering. God gave them a
message of fortitude that helps us today to keep on covering the career in spite of the present
Church, Suffering, Suffering Joy In
How’s your family this morning? Strong, vibrant, standing in good relationships with love? Or is it filled with
anger, yelling, crying and desperation? Our families today are under attack like never before, it’s time to
reclaim our homes for Christ.
Let me ask you a question: “Have you ever found a Christian group that doesn’t have any
problems?” If so, don’t join it—you’ll ruin everything. Every person has their own weaknesses
and faults; and since a church is made up of imperfect people, every ch
1 Corinthians 1:10-13, 1 Corinthians 1:10-17
Love, Christian, Church, Christian Love, Discord
Love is a very popular idea in today’s world, it’s on everyone’s lips. Songs are sung, books are
written, and films are made all about love. But, we often forget that love is a truly Christian idea. It
is seen in its fullness only in Christ. Love origin
1 John 4:7-21
Love, God's Love
The devil may have told you to give up, but that book of miracles that you hold in your hand is still
as true as ever.
Power, Hope, God Brings Hope
Have you ever did something wrong and wondered, how did get here?
You know what I mean. Life is great one day and then BANG your world is turned upside down.
2 Samuel 11:1-15
David, Adultery, Carelessness, God's Forgiveness
We cannot be comfortable, complacent or cowardly. James, in his most practical style, calls us to be completely
sold out to God. A life that is God-filled will look considerably different from a worldly lifestyle.
The first thing James confronts in this
Evil, Persevere, Christian Values
There is a direct correlation between the effectiveness of our mission and how we treat each other. We must be the church before we can build the church. We must care for one another before we can hope to reach this community and
county for Christ
Church, Divisions, Fight, Church Practices
Have you ever spoken to someone and had the feeling in your heart that they weren’t really
listening to you? This is a complaint that we often hear even from husbands and wives who
married for love, but over the years have grown apart. What I’m saying i
Communication, Speech, Communication Speech
A farm can only go on so long without a harvest. · It can become a "hobby farm"
· A hobby Farm does not need a harvest to exist. Afraid many of our churches have become ... "hobby
churches". You see everything depends upon the harvest at harvest time!!
Harvest, Church, Growth, Church Growth
As Jesus looked at the religious situation of his day, he saw that judging others had become a
great religious problem. The Pharisees and scribes sat
in the place of the critic. They were quick to pass judgment on those who didn’t live up to their
Love, Forgiveness, Judge, Christian Values
The Bible says in Romans 3:10 “As it is written: There is no one righteous, not even one; …”
Up to this point in his letter to the Roman Church … Paul has been building God’s case against
those who refuse to accept Jesus as their Christ.
Forgiveness, Sin, Justification, Justice
We create community when we restrict our freedom for the sake of others
1 Corinthians 8:1-13
Community, Church, Church Purpose Of
Many times in preaching we use phrases such as "Trust Jesus." Many times we are
told to trust the Lord and the Bible tells us that Jesus is the Lord
You know, sometimes it is hard for those who profess to be Christians to behave like Christians should.
We try to carry our crosses, but if someone crosses us, we tend to lose our composure & behave in much the
same way the rest of the world behaves.
1 Corinthians 13:1-3
Love, Sacrifice, Love For God
The principal strategy of Satan is to falsify (to distort) God's character and the truth of who we
represent to our Savior. Though the enemy cannot change God, nor can alter our identity and
position in Christ. Nevertheless he tries by deceiving ourselv
Salvation, Born Again, Identity
It’s so easy for us to grovel in our ingratitude, gripe and grumble. It’s so easy to be negative about
people and life.
When it comes to ingratitude, we all must plead guilty. There is so much good, beauty and
kindness all around us, and we see only th
2 Kings 6:8-23
Vision, Character, Blindness
Jesus knew there would come a time when He would not be physically present any longer
with His disciples / with the church. Perilous times would come when supernatural
strength would be needed. “Then they will fast IN THOSE DAYS.” Church, we are living
Prayer, Fast, Prayer How To, Unmet Needs
The Old Testament uses prophecy a great deal, but did you know there is also prophetic teaching
in the New Testament. By the prophecy, God made understand his people that: “We need
Revival, Restoration, Rebuild
If we are to be ready for the coming of the Lord, we must listen to the voice
Prophet, Voice, Christmas Advent
The story of the lost axe head is illustrative of the impotent Christian’s life.
2 Kings 6:1-7
Cell Groups - What are they?
Cells are seen to be the basic building blocks of a church, just as cells are the basic building
blocks of life. They are 'small living things with an aim to grow and multiply!
Church Growth, Cell Groups, Church Small Groups
I like to hear stories about people who won’t give up. Quitters aren’t much of an inspiration, but
people who stay with a commitment even though the going gets tough are a source of great
inspiration to all. Do you remember the man who came to Jesus & s
Faith, Endurance, Persevere