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  • The Church's Leaders Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Mar 18, 2019
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,983 views

    : “Everything rises or falls with leadership.” John Maxwell. The church is an organism (living, growing body). The organism must have organization. The organization must have oversight. That’s why he calls church leaders!

    THE CHURCH’S LEADERS I TIMOTHY 3:1-16 Introduction: “Everything rises or falls with leadership.” John Maxwell. The church is an organism (living, growing body). The organism must have organization. The organization must have oversight. That’s why he calls church leaders! I. The Picture of a ...read more

  • On Fire With A Noble Desire

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Nov 10, 2016
     | 2,490 views

    Serving as an elder/overseer/shepherd/pastor/bishop of a congregation is a noble task.

    1. Why Help the Pig? Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. Philippians 2:3 Two men were riding their horses down a country road, discussing the question of motivation. One believed we're capable of pure ...read more

  • Desire To Serve Series

    Contributed by Daniel Austin on Mar 1, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,075 views

    In these statements, Paul gave to Timothy, Titus, and now to us, principles which are true and dependable, truths upon which we can build our faith and our lives in Christ.

    Desire to Serve A Trustworthy Statement 09/21/08 PM Text: 1 Timothy 3:1 Introduction In this lesson we draw again from the letters of Paul that we often refer to as the “Pastoral Epistles”, those letters written to Timothy and Titus. In this lesson, as with the others, we focus on a particular ...read more

  • Loving Leadership Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jun 17, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 8,370 views

    In order to earn the heartfelt respect of their families, fathers must love and lead them.

    A young boy had just gotten his driving permit. He asked his father if they could discuss his use of the family car. His father took him into his study and said, “I’ll make a deal with you. You bring your grades up, study the Bible a little, get your hair cut, and then we’ll talk about it.” ...read more

  • Qualities Of An Effective Leader Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jul 8, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,015 views

    To be an effective leader people can trust, we must be above reproach in our marriages, minds and manner.

    The preacher was wired for sound with a lapel mike, and as he preached, he moved briskly about the platform, jerking the mike cord as he went. Then he moved to one side, getting wound up in the cord and nearly tripping before jerking it again. After several circles and jerks, a little girl in ...read more

  • Qualities Of An Effective Leader -- Part 2 Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jul 15, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,699 views

    If you want to be an effective leader, don’t let alcohol control you, don’t let anger control you, and don’t let money control you. Instead, let Christ control you so you can lead others to Him.

    Once upon a time there was a teacher in Texas who was helping one of her kindergarten students put on his cowboy boots? He asked for help, and she could see why. Even with her pulling and him pushing, the little boots still didn’t want to go on. By the time they got the second boot on, she had ...read more

  • Character Of Godly Leaders Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Sep 12, 2018
     | 4,018 views

    In the text we will see the "must have's" for a biblical elder, as well as standards meted out

    Text: 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Title: Character of Godly Leaders, Date/Place: WHBC, 4.15.18, AM A. Opening illustration: Jerome was biblical scholar and bible translator whose translation of the bible into Latin was a watershed moment in Christian history. In 394 AD he sent a letter to Nepotian rebuking ...read more

  • Do You Qualify For Ministry?

    Contributed by Cameron Conway on Nov 27, 2018
     | 4,127 views

    What are the qualifications in our day for pastors, deacons, elders and leaders in general and how do they compare to the qualifications set out in the New Testament?

    For more information and other teachings, podcasts, videos, books and study guides visit https://conwaychristianresources.com What are the qualifications in our day for pastors, deacons, elders and leaders in general?</strong> Is it the ownership of several freshly pressed suits and ties? ...read more

  • Pitfalls Of Leadership Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jul 29, 2010
     | 7,162 views

    To be an effective leader, you must avoid the pitfalls of leadership, which are the honor and dishonor of men.

    Several years ago, a pastor in Valparaiso, Indiana, started visiting a man in the local nursing home. The man was a VIP, one who had been instrumental in starting the major industry in town. When he died, his family asked the pastor to do the funeral service. He was nervous, because he knew his ...read more

  • Do You Qualify

    Contributed by Cameron Conway on Sep 28, 2010
     | 3,588 views

    What are our qualifications in our day for pastors, deacons, elders and leaders in general? Are they freshly pressed suits and ties? Are they pieces of paper with a signed by a man 99.9% of people wouldn’t recognize. Is it the personal collection of bo

    Do You Qualify? For more messages and resources by Cameron Conway visit https://conwaychristianresources.com What are our qualifications in our day for pastors, deacons, elders and leaders in general? Are they freshly pressed suits and ties? Are they pieces of paper with a signed by a man 99.9% ...read more

  • Pastor Ordination Service

    Contributed by Bret Bone on Mar 27, 2012
    based on 8 ratings
     | 32,945 views

    there are two different Greek words written here in this verse that hold great value to you…and your future Ministry…these two words are…aspires…and desires. By just speaking these two words aloud…they have very little significance. But when used to

    Ordination Service Slide # 1…the perfect pastor I’d like to begin the service this morning by reading to you the job description for the perfect pastor. -The perfect pastor always preaches what we want, and for only 15 minutes…and…12.5 minutes of his ...read more

  • The Overseer’s Fitness-1

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Jul 30, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,887 views

    1 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...

    The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-I—1Timothy 3:1-7 Attention: Americans are fitness freaks! We watch people on TV getting fit. We buy videos(in lieu of a personal trainer) to help us get fit.(P90-X—Walk Away the Pounds—etc.) We want to be fit because we are rightly convinced that a healthy body is ...read more

  • The Overseer’s Fitness-2

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Aug 14, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,205 views

    2 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...

    The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-II—1Timothy 3:1-7 Attention: This election year, Americans will decide generally whether they want more Federal control or more State control. We want our country to remain the powerhouse for freedom which it has always been since its founding. We want it to maintain ...read more

  • Passing The Test Series

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Nov 12, 2012
     | 4,678 views

    Passing the test

    Passing the Test - 1 Timothy 3 - 10/18/08 Join me in turning to the book of 1 Timothy, chapter 3. Timothy is towards the end of the New Testament, in the second half of the Bible. We have been going through this book together. This time of year can be a scary time for kids in school, ...read more

  • The Overseer’s Fitness-6

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Nov 26, 2012
     | 2,029 views

    6 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...

    The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-VI—1Timothy 3:1-7 Oversight of the local church requires a certain fitness. Need: Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive/unequivocal. ?What character ...read more