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  • What's In A Name? ("Christian" Or Christian) Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Jul 9, 2018
    based on 17 ratings
     | 9,330 views

    What’s in a name? What is a Christian? What is a Christian and what makes a Christian a Christian?

    What’s in a name? “christian” or Christian Acts 11:21-26 NIV 21 The Lord’s hand was with them, and a great number of people believed and turned to the Lord. 22 News of this reached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch. 23 When he arrived and saw the ...read more

  • Real Christians Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Mar 17, 2011
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,921 views

    The disciples were first called Christians at Antioch. This message takes a look at what a "real," biblical Christian looks like and does.

    * Explain how the meanings of many words have changed over time (i.e., spam; cell; wicked; awful; etc.) * How the meaning of "Christian" has changed: today there are many "types" of Christians (i.e., active/inactive; marginal; radical; involved/uninvolved; secret; casual; etc.) * The most ...read more

  • Marks Of A Christian Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Feb 24, 2008
    based on 37 ratings
     | 19,940 views

    I want to talk about what Christians should be known for. According to the Bible there are some things that others should know about Christians.

    MARKS OF A CHRISTIAN Acts 11: 19-30 Several years ago Time magazine carried a story about a controversy that once raged in a Waterloo, Iowa courthouse over the question, “What is a Christian?” It all started when a local doctor who had been very wealthy died, and when his will was read it was ...read more

  • Marks Of A Good Leader

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Oct 22, 2007
    based on 75 ratings
     | 15,694 views

    Let’s consider from the life of Barnabas some marks of a good leader and how we can apply them to our lives. 1- Looks for God at work 2- Encourages others 3- Influences others for Christ

    INTRO.- ILL.- Someone asked: How do you know when a politician is telling the truth? When he pulls his ear, he is telling the truth. When he rubs his nose, he is telling the truth, but when he opens his mouth, he is lying. I’m sure that’s how many people feel about most politicians. ILL.- ...read more

  • Church Expansion In Antioch Series

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Aug 1, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,020 views

    This sermon calls the laity into action. The work is too great for the clergy alone. The laity must get involved, share their stories and watch God do the rest!

    Subject: Church Expansion In Antioch Acts 11:19-21 Introduction: The early Christian Church grew rapidly as the Holy Spirit guided it through conflict, prejudice and crisis. It seems that none of the Jews including Peter really understood that God would bring salvation to the whole world. During ...read more

  • Encouragement To Be An Encourager Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on May 31, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,955 views

    Barnabas - is an encourager and we should learn from him

    ENCOURAGEMENT TO BE AN ENCOURAGER ACTS 11.19-26 The Duke of Wellington, a famous military leader who defeated Napoleon was asked at the end of his life if he had any regrets. He said that if he had a regret it was that he did not give more praise. Someone once said “flatter me and I may not ...read more

  • The Art Of Encouragement

    Contributed by W. Alderman on May 29, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,204 views

    This is a sermon that shows how Barnabas was an encourager and how we also can be encouragers...

    THE ART OF ENCOURAGEMENT TEXT: Acts 11:19-26 W. Max Alderman INTRODUCTION: I certainly hope that I am not in error when I call encouragement an art. If this be so, then perhaps the one who encourages is an artist. If his encouragement was a painting, it would ...read more

  • What Is Your Impact

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Apr 3, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,417 views

    Most Christians today only share the Gospel among those with whom they are comfortable, which will result in only a relative few being reached for Christ. A few Christians today step out of their comfort zone and share the Gospel with those who are diffe

    1. The impact of many – vs. 19 2. The impact of some – vs. 20-21 3. The impact of others – vs. 22-24 4. The impact of one – vs. 25-26 ACTS 11:19-26 Who has ever heard the name, Edward D. Kimball? Doesn’t ring a bell? Well, let me tell you about him. Many years ago, Mr. Kimball was a ...read more

  • What Kind Of Church Does Jesus Want?

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Jan 12, 2007
    based on 47 ratings
     | 8,537 views

    The church is the body of Christ working and serving today, so let’s examine the kind of church Jesus would want.

    What Kind of Church Does Jesus Want? Editors note: Sunday 14 January 2007 was a bad weather day in the DFW area. Comments made during the message had this in mind. Today is a difficult day as a pastor when the weather is bad and few people venture out to attend the services. So, speaking of ...read more

  • "Are You A Barnabas??"

    Contributed by Bob Soulliere on Oct 25, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,797 views

    Quite often Barnabas is seen as just a side-kick or an assistant of Paul’s. But that’s an unfair picture of this Christian man who truly followed the example of Jesus Christ. I’d like you to dig into the Scriptures with me and see what we can learn about

    "Are You A Barnabas??" Text: Acts 11:19-30 Quite often Barnabas is seen as just a side-kick or an assistant of Paul’s. But that’s an unfair picture of this Christian man who truly followed the example of Jesus Christ. I’d like you to dig into the ...read more

  • The C Word Series

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Sep 2, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,067 views

    What really describes what a Christian? What do you do that sombone would give you the nickname of Christian....can anyone tell?

    The C word Acts 11:19-30 If you are keeping up with your reading you know that this scripture is an ongoing story about the growth and expansion of the church. Last weeks reading starts with A gentile Cornelius, a Roman centurion that is a God fearer. He has a visitor, an angel that tells him ...read more

  • The First Christians

    Contributed by John White on Feb 27, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,108 views

    As we examine this passage it is easy to see three outstanding things about these who were first called Christians. They had made a CHOICE for Christ. They had been CHANGED by Christ. They were accepting a CHALLENGE for Christ.

    The First Christians Acts 11:19-26 "Now they which were scattered abroad upon the persecution that arose about Stephen travelled as far as Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to none but unto the Jews only. And some of them were men of Cyprus and Cyrene, which, when they were ...read more

  • Extend Blessing Series

    Contributed by Ken Sowers on Nov 28, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,515 views

    Bringing the gospel outside our comfort zones

    Ethnocentricity - my nationality is superior to yours (A) Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. (B) The French eat a lot of fat and also suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. (C) Japanese drink very little red wine and ...read more

  • Meet Mister Encouragement

    Contributed by Frank Lay on Jan 28, 2005
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,808 views

    “When he came and had seen the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged them that with purpose of heart they should continue with the Lord.” Note two things in this verse that will help us understand why we need more people like Barnabas in the church to

    MEET MISTER ENCOURAGEMENT Acts 11:19-26 As I began focusing on what to preach on Baptist Men’s Day, the Holy Spirit led me to take a fresh look at one of my favorite Bible Characters. A man by the name of Barnabas. We first encounter Barnabas in Acts 4:36, “And Joses, who was also named ...read more

  • The Funeral Of A Good Man

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Dec 7, 2004
    based on 48 ratings
     | 25,292 views

    Funeral message for a Christian man.

    THE FUNERAL FOR A GOOD MAN - Read Acts 11:19-24 Barnabas was evidently dead when Luke wrote this verse, for the disciple used the past tense in describing him. As the author tells the story of the first Christians in Antioch, he turns aside to write this note about the passing of a good ...read more