Sermon Series
  • 1. Change The World

    Contributed on Dec 28, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    God has called all of us to change the world around us

    Introduction: Change the World by P.O.D. Imagine a place only your soul can vision The heart of a child who looks, sees and listens She paints a picture using every color And what she sees, she sees is like no other [Chorus:] One word, a voice unheard You can change the world With more

  • 2. We Must Pray

    Contributed on Dec 28, 2005
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    We must pray as we try to change the world around us!

    Introduction: Sponge Bob Square Pants movie clip Alright, I admit, I probably should have used a movie clip from Saving Private Ryan or Braveheart in order to talk about being men, but I didn’t have either of those, so Sponge Bob will have to do. Besides, the line that is repeated over and over more

  • 3. God Must Come First

    Contributed on Dec 28, 2005
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    God must come first in our lives!

    ***As a leader, what needs to be your top priority to have success?*** On screen If you went out and asked different people who are considered leaders this question, what would be the responses you would get? Depending on who you asked, you would get different answers. ***Profit, more

  • 4. Other Must Come Second

    Contributed on Dec 28, 2005
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    God first, then must come others.

    Last week, we talked about that as we respond to God’s call to go and change the world that we need to have a relationship with God as our first priority in whatever we do. We first talked about what it looked like. We said that it starts by putting in the time and effort to get to know God. By more

  • 5. Ready, Set, Wait!

    Contributed on Dec 28, 2005
    based on 5 ratings

    We need to take care of oursleves as well as others.

    In April this past year, some of you may have seen on the news, pictures of this horrific train crash in Japan. “The seven-car commuter train was carrying 580 passengers when it jumped the tracks, wrecking an automobile in its path before slamming into a nine-story apartment complex just yards more

  • 6. Why Is This So Hard?

    Contributed on Dec 28, 2005
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    Why is following Gopd so difficult sometimes?

    ***Tug-o’-war illustration*** • Start off with big kid and a small kid and tell them to pull the rope as far as he can • Slowly, continue to add people to oppose the big kid until he gives up As we continue to look at God’s call in our lives to go and change the world around us, I think this more

  • 7. Words Hurt!

    Contributed on Dec 28, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    What to do when we face verbal opposition.

    Intro: In a group of three or four, brainstorm and make a list on the back of your outline of the meanest things you have heard said. After a couple minutes, have them share what they came up with. Make a list on the white board. A popular phrase that was said all the time when I was growing up more

  • 8. Growing Opposition

    Contributed on Dec 28, 2005
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    What to do when opposition increases.

    Tonight I want to start by just jumping right into the text for this evening. Grab your Bible and open to Nehemiah 4:7-23. Instead of just reading through the whole text at once, keep your Bibles open as we will be walking through it piece by piece. If you can remember where we left off last more

  • 9. Opposition From Within

    Contributed on Dec 28, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    What to do when we face oppositon from the people who should be helping us.

    Intro: Variation on a skit from The Ideas Library: Drama, Skits, and Sketches 3 (Working Parts, 97-99) The last few weeks we have been looking at opposition that we face in our lives. We talked about verbal ridicule and discouragement two weeks ago and growing opposition last week. Both weeks more