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  • Creating Community In The Church

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Oct 4, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,608 views

    You can eliminate strife by focusing on HOW TO… I. PROGRESS the Gospel II. PROTECT the Gospel III. PLAN the Gospel IV. PROCLAIM the Gospel

    The Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management has uncovered 5 common success factors IN BUILDING Community. In analyzing 68 Non Profit Organizations, (1) The ones who have results aim at results. They have a very clear definition of and concentration on what they are trying to accomplish. ...read more

  • A Paradigm Shift In The Church

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Jul 22, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 13,461 views

    Here is the Paradigm shift of the first church and the Paradigm shift needed of our church today! I. A CHANGE OF CONTROL - POURING v17 & 33 II. A CHANGE OF COMMUNICATION PREACHING 17-18 III. A CHANGE OF CHALLENGE PASSION 40...

    In Dallas I worked for a furniture company that sold over a half a billion dollars worth of furniture a year. As it was growing and before I got there, the owner was influenced by a “new age” motivational speaker. The guy convinced him to put all of the sales people through a “life changing” 2 ...read more

  • Our Duty

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on May 25, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,176 views

    Memorial Day sermon paralleling the duty of our soldiers SOme of this was adapted from Melvin Worthington

    Our Duty James 1:1-27 Key Verse 22 The real test = DO the Word – Duty -from the word “due” ie taxes are due, bills are due -- Duty is what is due the Lord our Savior! James makes a clear statement here -- just knowing the Word is not enough! Evidently James (the brother of Jesus) ...read more

  • Get Up And Go Series

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on May 13, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,653 views

    When the Holy Spirit moves our heart we must Get up and Go! Nations are waiting and depending upon our message of the good news of Jesus.

    A Church in Action Series Acts 8:26-40 says: Acts 8:26 - 40 (KJV) 26And the angel of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the south unto the way that goeth down from Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is desert. 27And he arose and went: and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch of ...read more

  • The First Controversy In The Church Series

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on May 1, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,292 views

    What does a church in action do with problems? How do we handle controversy? By following the example of the early church.

    The First Controversy in the Church A church in action will still have some problems. ILL>>>Perhaps the only way to avoid quarreling with your wife is to let her go her way and you go hers. ILL>>> Sue Martinuk, War had broken out between my roommate and me. We dealt with our anger by not ...read more

  • We Are The Winners Series

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Apr 28, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,862 views

    Nothing can stop the church in Action! The Acts of the HS in the Apostles is the greatest example for the ACTION OF THE CHURCH TODAY!

    We are the Winners in this Game of Life! I have read the end of The Book and we win! Nothing can stop the church in Action! The Acts of the HS in the Apostles is the greatest example for the ACTION OF THE CHURCH TODAY! Acts 5:12-40 -- Key verses = 39-42 The world cant stop us! – ...read more

  • Revival Preparations

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Feb 27, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,421 views

    This is a description of what happens when a preople return to the Lord.

    2 Chronicles 34:1- Requirements for Revival I. Remove all false gods 1-7 -- Billy Graham --Christianity Today, ---We’ve lost sight of the fact that some things are always right and some things are always wrong. We’ve lost our reference point. We don’t have any moral ...read more

  • Christianity At Christmas

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Dec 1, 2004
    based on 22 ratings
     | 708 views

    We are armed with a forewarning. We will suffer for Sinners, for Saints, and for the Savior. We know the battles look bad but the victory sure.

    Land on ‘Meet the Press’ “When a mother has an abortion,” Southern Baptist ethicist Richard Land notes on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” “she is imposing her values on an unborn child. And it is always a fatal imposition.” article by By Dwayne Hastings WASHINGTON (BP)--Many pundits would say the ...read more

  • Prepare For Christmas

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Nov 27, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,235 views

    Are you prepared for Christmas? It takes more than a tree to find the real joy in Christmas.

    How to Prepare for Christmas 1. Attention ILL>> One of my favorite Christmas movies is the Christmas Story. It is the one where the little boy wants a Red Rider B-B Gun. His mother said, “You will shoot your eyes out, no you can’t have a B-B gun”. Even Santa said, “You will shoot your ...read more

  • What Are We Thankful For?

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Nov 27, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 952 views

    We have so much to b ethankful for but all gratitude can be traced back to one source.

    The day before Thanksgiving an elderly man in Phoenix called his son in New York and said to him, "I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are divorcing; 45 years of misery is enough. We’re sick of each other, and so you call your sister in Chicago and tell her." ...read more

  • A Reprobate Mind

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Nov 4, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 7,180 views

    Homosexuality is the result of a twisted mind the Bible calls a Reprobate Mind.

    ILL>> Ignorance is bliss! Maybe I should say innocence is bliss. A world of rich possibilities and dreams carry many young people from high school graduation to attend college and eventually a career. These innocent minds leave home and if they aren’t already, they are seduced into allowing ...read more

  • What Is Our Vision For This Year?

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Nov 4, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,056 views

    It seems that most Christians settle for a good life, but God has given us a great purpose in a Great Commission.

    WHAT SHALL WE DO? WHAT IS OUR VISION FOR THIS YEAR? This is it... ACTS 1:8 I watched the longest baseball game in postseason history this week. The Yankees and the Red Sox battled it out for 14 innings. The teams played back-to-back marathon games that totaled 26 innings almost 11 hours ...read more

  • What Are We? Series

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Nov 4, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,094 views

    The Lord wants us to be more than we are. We can really be something for God!

    An old man lived alone in Idaho. He wanted to spade his potato garden, but it was backbreaking work, and his son, Bubba, who used to help him, was in prison. The old man mentioned it in a letter he sent to his son by saying, “I’m not sure exactly what to do. I’m just getting too old to be ...read more

  • Friendship

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Nov 4, 2004
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,760 views

    It has been said that if you have one true friend in your life you are lucky. This morning the Lord is going to teach us about FRIENDSHIP and HOW WE CAN HAVE SOME TRUE FRIENDS!

    Everybody needs true friendship. There is a real hunger for it. The problem is finding the time to create real friends. It takes time and effort to make friends. Many of us settle for the imitation friends we have on the TV. ILL>>>I remember my dad used to talk to “Hunter” when that was a ...read more

  • A Total Life Makeover

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Nov 4, 2004
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,549 views

    The Total Body Makeover” TV show -- New nose, new facelift, new tummy, new teeth, new cheeks, new chin ... No man can change who you really are inside, only God can do that. He gives us a ... A Total Life Makeover

    News commentator Paul Harvey tells about the time the Italian sailing team went to Australia to participate in the America’s Cup race. Gucci, the famous Italian designer, had outfitted them with all the latest sportswear fashions before they left for Australia. After they arrived, the men had some ...read more