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  • Marks Of A Christian Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Feb 24, 2008
    based on 37 ratings
     | 19,821 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
     | 15,549 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

  • Encouragement To Be An Encourager Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on May 31, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,593 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

  • What Kind Of Church Does Jesus Want?

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Jan 12, 2007
    based on 47 ratings
     | 8,512 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

  • What Does It Mean To Be Called A Christian

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Feb 5, 2004
    based on 42 ratings
     | 3,301 views

    What did it mean when the first believers were called Christians? What does it mean today?

    What Does It Mean To Be Called a Christian? Acts 11:19-26 If I were to ask you the question “What Does It Mean To Be Called a Christian?”, there would be many varied answers... even in this place, even among Christians. Today, I want to answer that question for then, in Paul’s day, and ...read more

  • Unity In Diversity

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Dec 12, 2003
    based on 47 ratings
     | 3,853 views

    God uses our uniqueness to build his body

    “Unity in Diversity” Acts 11:19-30 Intro: Read “First EZ Church” For many of us, this is our idea of a church. Some of you might have even been scrambling for a pencil to jot down the address. But the truth is, often our churches are not what God designed for them to be. This morning, we ...read more

  • I Am A C?

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Oct 29, 2003
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,201 views

    If being a Christian is about BEING CHANGED and BEARING CHALLENGES, how well do we line up?

    Acts 11:19-26; 1 Peter 4:12-16 – I Am a C? There were two evil brothers. They were rich and used their money to keep their ways from the public eye. They even attended the same church and looked to be perfect Christians. Then, their pastor retired and a new one was hired. Not only could he ...read more

  • "Are You A Barnabas??”

    Contributed by Don Meyer on Sep 2, 2003
    based on 124 ratings
     | 13,581 views

    Barnabas means "son of encouragement." He lived his life by this definition. We Christians can learn from God how we too can be a "son of encouragement."

    “Are You A Barnabas??” Text: Acts 11:19-30 6/1/2003 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. Dear Friends in Christ. Last week the choir {here} at Pilgrim sang a beautiful song titled “Unsung Heroes. ” You know, as ...read more

  • Discipleship:what A Way To Live!

    Contributed by Abraham Shanklin on Jun 30, 2003
    based on 146 ratings
     | 11,425 views

    A Disciple is one who is a lifelong learner and follower of Christ determining to go where He goes, do what He does, and to say what He says.

    Discipleship: What A Way To Live! Scripture Reference: Acts 11:19 – 26 Introduction I believed today that a church should require dynamic worship, dynamic fellowship, dynamic opportunities to understand and apply the word, dynamic opportunities to serve the Kingdom of God both locally and ...read more

  • Essentials For A Powerful Church

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Jun 19, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,530 views

    This was my June devotional for the Leadership team meeting that examines the powerful qualities of the Antioch church.

    Essentials for A Powerful Church Acts 11:19-21 Leadership Board Meeting June 10, 2003 Introduction What does it mean to have a powerful church? What does a powerful church look like? Do we have a powerful church? AC 11:19 Now those who had been scattered by the persecution in connection ...read more

  • The Antioch Church Series

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 4, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 4,314 views

    Becoming a New Testament, missions minded church.

    The Antioch Church Acts 11:19-26 Purpose Statement: To renew our focus on becoming a New Testament missions minded church In many churches these days, the buzz word is “purpose statement”. Churches and church leaders are in many churches trying to put together a statement that reflects ...read more

  • And The Hand Of The Lord Was With Them

    Contributed by Gary Huckaby on Jan 22, 2003
    based on 89 ratings
     | 9,271 views

    Have you ever desired God’s hand upon your life and ministry? Do you want to know the fullness of God’s power in winning souls? This message can show you how the early Christians were so powerful.

    A Sermon For You A Ministry of Huckaby’s Evangelism By- Evangelist Gary Huckaby And The Hand Of The Lord Was With Them (Preached at Fellowship Baptist Church Manchester, Ga - 1990) Acts 11:19-21, "Now they which were scattered abroad upon the persecution that arose about Stephen traveled ...read more

  • What To Do When You Are Placed In A Position Of Contention 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jan 3, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,415 views

    Occasionally we all find ourselves in a position where we face a prickly difference of opinions with our peers. When Peter returned from visiting the house of the Gentile Cornelius, his Jewish friends cried out in anger, "You went to the uncircumcised men

    Illustration:No great advance has been made in science, politics or religion without controversy. Lyman Beecher 1. Occasionally we all find ourselves in a position where we face a prickly difference of opinions with our peers. When Peter returned from visiting the house of the Gentile ...read more

  • Progressing Through The Storm 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jan 3, 2003
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,044 views

    Have you ever wondered why some people are afraid to progress when conditions appear difficult? Most of us are hesitant to try something new unless we are given guarantees

    Illustration:When Pablo Casals reached 95, a young reported threw him a question: "Mr. Casals, you are 95 and the greatest cellist that ever lived. Why do you still practice six hours a day?" And Mr. Casals answered, "Because I think I’m making progress." Your goal is to make progress every day ...read more

  • Avoiding Short Cuts Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 22, 2002
    based on 66 ratings
     | 12,167 views

    Antioch was a booming church with great potential. But they lacked one thing that would make them great.

    TITLE: Avoiding Short Cuts OPEN: Several years ago the Chattanooga Free Press told the story of a woman who had decided to take a short cut to cleaning the birdcage that housed her favorite canary Chippie. Having a busy schedule that day, she decided to clean the cage with the vacuum cleaner. ...read more