Sermon Series
  • 1. Why Plant A New Church

    Contributed on Aug 22, 2005
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    The Great Commission of Jesus to reach the unreached provides the foundation for a church’s desire to plant/mother a new church.

    Why A New Church Matthew 28:18-20 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Old time evangelist Vance Havner used to tell the story of an old fisherman. Ol’ Clem amazed everyone with his success. It didn’t matter what the weather was like or how ...read more

  • 2. The Lordship Of Jesus

    Contributed on Sep 1, 2005
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    The basis of the disciple’s call to reach the unreached with the message of Jesus is ground in His authority.

    Great Commission Series The Lordship of Jesus Matthew 28:18 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO That’s quite a statement. Think about it a minute. “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.” The statement leaves no room for ...read more

  • 3. Search And Rescue

    Contributed on Sep 15, 2005
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    When Jesus commissioned his disciples to make disciples of all nations, he sent his church into the search and rescue business.

    Search and Rescue Matthew 28:18-20 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Introduction: One of the great legacies of the 9-11 disaster four years ago today is a greater appreciation for the debt we all owe to the “first responders.” I don’t ...read more

  • 4. The Great Co-Mission

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2005
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    Spreading the Gospel is a co-mission between the Lord and his people. Christ’s promise to "be with us" guarantees that.

    The Great Co-Mission Matthew 28:18-20 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Bible students call this passage the Great Commission. Several factors about it merit that distinction. It is great because of who said it. These are the words of ...read more

  • 5. Three Baptism Stories

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2005
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    The stories of three different baptisms explain why Jesus thought it important enough to include baptism in his final words to his disciples.

    Three Baptism Stories Matthew 28:18-20 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO We are in a continuing series from what Bible students call ¡§the great commission¡¨¡XJesus¡¦ final words to his followers. Working our way through this passage requires ...read more