Sermon Series
  • 1. To Dream Again

    Contributed on Jan 5, 2007
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    This sermon is the fifth in a series of five on “The Church Health Review” which purposes to encourage persons to examine their own life as well as challenging the church as a local body to go through a visioning process.

    Joseph was a dreamer of dreams. Verse 5 says, “Joseph dreamed a dream;” but he didn’t dream just one time. But verse 9 says, “ and he dreamed yet another dream.” Joseph had a dream and he lived out of that dream. We have all had our dreams. We have had dreams in childhood. We’ve had dreams ...read more

  • 2. Our Vision

    Contributed on Jan 11, 2007
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    This sermon is the fourth in a series of five on "The Church Health Review" which seeks to define vision.

    The biblical basis for having a vision is, “Where there is no vision, the people perish” (KJV). The Hebrew word for vision here is “hazon,” which is not the ordinary word for something seen. Rather, it indicates a revelation from God, such as the visions that the prophets experienced. It has to ...read more

  • 3. The Twin Pillars Of A Healthy Church

    Contributed on Jan 12, 2007
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    This sermon is the third in a series of five on The Church Health Review which deals with the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.

    Well, what can I say about our “Church Health Review”? For one thing, it was an eye opening event, wouldn’t you say? You can look around the walls at the “Post-it” charts and see for yourself some of the things that surfaced as we discovered and discussed together the data gathered from the CHR. ...read more

  • 4. Foundations For A Healthy Church

    Contributed on Jan 12, 2007
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    This sermon is the second of five in the series on The Church Health Review which encourages God’s people to participate in The Church Health Review event and instrument.

    This message concerns our coming Church Health Review (CHR). Next Sunday, Monday evening and Tuesday evening will be a pivotal point in the history of FBC Ashland. What happens next week and in the weeks beyond that will have everything to do with the brightness of the present and future of this ...read more

  • 5. Creating Congregational Health

    Contributed on Jan 25, 2007
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     | 2,071 views

    This sermon is the first in a series of five on The Church Health Review which attempts to make members aware that there is a health cycle of the congregation of God’s people.

    Robert Dale in his book “To Dream Again: How To Help Your Church Come Alive,” says that there are four ways to revitalize a church. The strategies would be: change policies, change personnel, change programs or clarify purpose. The fourth way to revitalize a church is to define and act on its ...read more