What Makes A Great Church
Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Jul 27, 2003 (message contributor)
1. The Church That Is Prayed For
Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
This sermon looks at the prayer that Paul prayed for the Ephesian church and then uses his prayer as a basis for what we need to pray for in our church: Strength in the inner being, Dwelling of Christ in our hearts, and Comprehending God’s Love.
Ephesians 3:14-21 "A Church That Is Prayed For" Preached on July 27, 2003 at Clara/Winchester UMC Before the term “mega church” was ever conceived, Charles H. Spurgeon pioneered one right in the heart of London, England. When he was just twenty years of age, the New Park ...read more
2. A Harmonious Church
Contributed on Aug 1, 2003
This sermon looks at what makes a harmonious church. It desribes an attitude that is necessary to cultivate unity, then the basis for that unity, and finally it ends with some practical applications to foster unity within the body. Includes study guide a
Series: What Makes a Great Church! Sermon: A Church that is united. Text: Eph 4:1-16 As a parent, one of your primary desires concerning your kids is that they would get simply along. No parent desires to see their dearest offspring going out it and bickering. A while back my two oldest ...read more
3. A Church Where Lives Are Transformed By Grace
Contributed on Aug 10, 2003
This sermon looks at how we as the church need to be distinct from the world around us. It looks at life before and after salvation, and the need for a change in the life of a confessing beleiver. Includes study guide.
This past week the Episcopalian church elected its first ever openly gay bishop, Gene Robinson. The election has threatened to cause a split amongst the 2.4 million member denomination. When asked by a CNN reporter whether his election would cause a split in the church, Gene Robinson replied, “I ...read more