Sermon Series
  • 1. Membership Has It's Expectations

    Contributed on Nov 6, 2013

    The body of Christ has many parts but it is still one body. All parts of the body must function in order to have a healthy church body. Sermon series based on the chapters of "I Am a Church Member" by Tom Rainer

    Introduction: Have you ever considered how amazing the human body really is? Truthfully, how could anyone ever believe that it is the product of chance plus time? The stomach’s digestive acids are strong enough to dissolve zinc. Fortunately for us, the cells in the stomach lining renew so more

  • 2. That They May Be One

    Contributed on Nov 6, 2013
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    Unity in the church is critical to the fulfilment of it's mission to reaching a lost world. Message based on the chapters of the book, "I Am A Church Member" by Tom Rainer

    Introduction: Years ago, there was a Peanuts cartoon strip where Lucy demanded that Linus change TV channels, threatening him with her fist if he didn't. "What makes you think you can walk right in here and take over?" she asks Linus. "These five fingers," says Lucy. "Individually they're nothing more

  • 3. The Cure For 'i" Trouble

    Contributed on Nov 6, 2013
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    Church is not about having our way. We need to approach church with a servant attitude and the mind of Christ. Based on the chapters of the book, I Am A Church Member by Tom Rainer

    Introduction: This morning, we as a church are going to take an "I" test. Not an e-y-e test, but a capital letter "I" test. You see "I" troubles have plagued many a church for years keeping them for experiencing the fullest blessings of God and from making the deepest impact in a lost world. So more

  • 4. Helping Hands Of Prayer

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2013

    Healthy church members pray for their pastor and church leaders. Messages based on the chapters of I Am A Church Member by Tom Rainer

    Introduction: Dr. Wilbur Chapman often told of his experience when, as a young man, he went to become pastor of a church in Philadelphia. After his first sermon, an old gentleman said to him, "You're pretty young to be pastor of this church. But you preach the Gospel, and I'm going to help you all more

  • 5. A Healthy Church Starts At Home

    Contributed on Jan 28, 2014

    We must focus on reaching and equipping families to pray together for the church, to worship together, to serve together and to fall deeper in love with the church that Christ gave

    Introduction: I heard about a pastor who asked a group of children in a Sunday School class the question, "Why do you love God?" He received a variety of answers such as God first loved us and Jesus died for us, but the one that he liked best was, "I guess it just runs in our family." Does loving more

  • 6. A Gift To Treasure

    Contributed on Jan 28, 2014

    As with any gift, it is easy to take church membership for granted. In order to avoid that, we must understand the gift and how we came to get it so that we will treat it like the gift that it is.

    Introduction: How many of you have ever been a tourist before? You know, you travel to a new place intent on seeing all the wonderful "new to you" sites. If it was an international excursion, you get to have your passport stamped, exchange currency, maybe learn a few phrases in the local language, more