Sermon Series
  • 1. Guideline #1: Proclaim The Truth

    Contributed on Sep 23, 2003
    based on 108 ratings
     | 7,267 views

    In a culture where truth is relative, it’s essential for the church of Christ to remain dedicated to proclaiming the truth of Scripture.

    SERIES: “GOD-GIVEN GUIDELINES FOR GROWING A GREAT CHURCH” (Material taken from Bob Russel’s When God Grows A Church) TEXT: 2 TIMOTHY 4:1-5 (Don’t read yet) TITLE: “PROCLAIM THE TRUTH” (Don’t announce yet) INTRODUCTION: A. In a monologue on 1-7-00, Jay Leno ...read more

  • 2. Guideline #2: Worship God Together In Spirit And In Truth

    Contributed on Sep 23, 2003
    based on 64 ratings
     | 7,377 views

    Authentic worship is essential for any church to function in a God-honoring way. Authentic worship is discussed by honestly answering three important question.

    SERIES: “GOD-GIVEN GUIDELINES FOR GROWING A GREAT CHURCH” (Material taken from Bob Russel’s When God Builds A Church) TEXT: JOHN 4:21-24 TITLE: GUIDELINE #2: “WORSHIP GOD TOGETHER IN SPIRIT AND IN TRUTH” INTRODUCTION: A. After attending church one Sunday morning, a ...read more

  • 3. Guideline #5: Step Out With A Bold Faith

    Contributed on Oct 14, 2003
    based on 57 ratings
     | 9,425 views

    Active faith: what it requires and the results of its implementation in the church

    SERIES: “GOD-GIVEN GUIDELINES FOR GROWING A GREAT CHURCH” TEXT: HEBREWS 11:1-6 TITLE: Guideline #5: “STEP OUT WITH A BOLD FAITH” (Material basically from Bob Russel’s When God Builds A Church) INTRODUCTION: A. A little old lady was given a much desired mission assignment to the ...read more

  • 4. Guideline #3: Have Christ-Centered Leaders Who Lead By Example

    Contributed on Oct 15, 2003
    based on 57 ratings
     | 12,253 views

    A look at the neccesity of having Christ-centered leaders who lead by example.

    SERIES: “GOD-GIVEN GUIDELINES FOR GROWING A GREAT CHURCH” (Based on Bob Russel’s When God Builds a Church) TEXT: 1 PETER 5:1-4 TITLE: Guideline #3: “HAVE CHRIST-CENTERED LEADERSWHO LIVE BY EXAMPLE" INTRODUCTION: A. Tom Landry was head coach for the Dallas Cowboys for almost ...read more

  • 5. Guideline #4: Do Everything With Excellence

    Contributed on Oct 15, 2003
    based on 180 ratings
     | 20,835 views

    Excellence honors God and is a reflection of our relationship with Him.

    SERIES: “GOD-GIVEN GUIDELINES FOR GROWING A GREAT CHURCH” (Idea and some material from Bob Russel’s When God Builds A Church) TEXT: MALACHI 1:6-14 (announce but don’t read) TITLE: Guideline #4: “DO EVERYTHING WITH EXCELLENCE” INTRODUCTION: A. On October 13, 1962, a little boy ...read more

  • 6. Guideline #7: Every Member In Ministry

    Contributed on Nov 3, 2003
    based on 181 ratings
     | 17,493 views

    Being a Christian means being a minister.

    SERIES: “GOD-GIVEN GUIDELINES FOR GROWING A GREAT CHURCH” TEXT: EPHESIANS 4:7-16 TITLE: Guideline #7: “EVERY MEMBER IN MINISTRY” (bulk of material from Bob Russel’s When God Builds A Church) INTRODUCTION: A. Sometimes it’s extremely difficult to get a well-established church to get ...read more

  • 7. Guideline #8: Continually Practice Agape Love For One Another

    Contributed on Nov 3, 2003
    based on 89 ratings
     | 9,679 views

    Jesus Christ shows us what agape love is all about and commands us to practice it in our corporate and private lives.

    SERIES: “GOD-GIVEN GUIDELINES FOR GROWING A GREAT CHURCH” TEXT: 1 JOHN 4:7-12 TITLE: “CONTINUALLY PRACTICE AGAPE LOVE FOR ONE ANOTHER” (Based on and material taken from Bob Russel’s When God Builds A Church) INTRODUCTION: A. Two teenage young men were out cave exploring when ...read more

  • 8. Guideline #9: Give Generously Of God's Resources

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2003
    based on 64 ratings
     | 4,119 views

    A healthy church is a giving church. God is the owner. We are just the stewards.

    SERIES: “GOD-GIVEN GUIDELINES FOR GROWING A GREAT CHURCH” TEXT: 2 CORINTHIANS 9:1-15 TITLE: Guideline #9: “GIVE GENEROUSLY OF GOD’S RESOURCES” (Bulk of material from Bob Russel’s When God Builds A Church and a sermon on this text also by him) INTRODUCTION: A. Ten Reasons Why I ...read more

  • 9. Guideline #10: Committing To Evangelism As Our Primary Mission

    Contributed on Nov 25, 2003
    based on 68 ratings
     | 6,189 views

    Evangelism is the task of first importance for the Body of Christ. This message talks about this first importance, puts evangelism in perspective with the other purposes of the church, and gives some practical suggestions on how to do it.

    SERIES: “GOD-GIVEN GUIDELINES FOR GROWING A GREAT CHURCH” TEXT: MARK 16:15-16 TITLE: Guideline #10: “COMMITTING TO EVANGELISM AS OUR PRIMARY MISSION” (Material primarily from Bob Russel’s When God Builds A Church) INTRODUCTION: A. I first read this story called “The Life Saving ...read more