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  • Devoted To God

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Feb 26, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,744 views

    The role of elder is a ministry of leadership.

    DEVOTED TO GOD Acts 6.1-7; I Timothy 3.1-7 S: Church Structure C: Elders Th: A People with Purpose Pr: THE ROLE OF ELDER IS A MINISTRY OF LEADERSHIP ?: How? How do we come to that conclusion? KW: Topics TS: We will find in our study of Scripture four topics that guide us in our understanding of ...read more

  • Leadership In The Church Series

    Contributed by Stan Rodda on Mar 15, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,072 views

    The church today has a real lack of true biblical leadership. This sermon takes a look at that issue.

    Leadership in the Church Overlooked position in church Don Stephenson Train staff to serve others & fire the leader Must have good leadership to grow Who are the leaders? Biblically- elders 4 main sources: Acts 20; 1 Pet. 5; Ja. 5; 1 Tim. 3 & Ti. 1 You find 3 main things the elders are ...read more

  • The Almost Christian

    Contributed by Bill Huffhine on Mar 25, 2006
    based on 133 ratings
     | 39,997 views

    A contemporary rendering of John Wesley’s famous sermon illuminating the differences between one who is simply wears the Christian lable and one who is truly reborn.

    There’s a movie out at the theaters now, and I’m wondering how many of you have seen it. Has anyone seen the movie “Elf” yet? Although I have yet to see it, I heard the basic storyline in a review of the movie and thought to myself that the storyline of the movie sounds remarkably similar to the ...read more

  • What Does It Mean To Be A One-Woman Man?

    Contributed by Todd Stiles on Nov 14, 2006
    based on 28 ratings
     | 16,639 views

    Engage yourself in this explanation and application of I Timothy 3:2 and 3:12 nnd come to grips with the phrase “...husband of one wife...”

    As we look at what is required to lead the church of God, today we examine a very interesting phrase. It is found in I Timothy 3:2 & 3:12, and it has sparked debate for many years. The phrase is this: “...husband of one wife...” Allow me today to take you mentally through the text first, then ...read more

  • Quality Leadership

    Contributed by Brien Sims on Dec 22, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,983 views

    Deciding eldership and deaconship is not to be taken lightly: Paul tells Timothy in 1 Timothy 5:22 not to hastily select leaders. “Do not lay hands upon anyone too hastily and thereby share responsibility for the sins of others;

    Have you ever felt unheard or as though you can’t find an ear to listen to your concerns? Have you ever left after speaking to someone feeling as though they didn’t hear a single word that you said? Israel had a problem with this as well. Moses had basically been given control of all the ...read more

  • Work Of A Minister

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Dec 31, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,628 views

    WORK OF MINISTER! Every believer is called to service the Lord. In some way everyone in the Church is a minister unto the Lord. In this sermon we are speaking to Ministers, Workers and Christians and their need to serve the Lord by working for the Lord

    WORK OF MINISTER! Every believer is called to service the Lord. In some way everyone in the Church is a minister unto the Lord. In this sermon we are speaking to Ministers, Workers and Christians and their need to serve the Lord by working for the Lord! 1 Tim 3:1 This is a true saying, If a ...read more

  • The Qualities Of A Leader Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Feb 22, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,813 views

    When God builds a church, it will have leaders who are the type of men God would approve of. This is a revamp of a sermon from 3 years ago.

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1  The trouble with being a leader today is that you can’t be sure whether people are following you or chasing you. http://www.christianglobe.com/Illustrations/theDetails.asp?whichOne=l&whichFile=leadership  As we continue with our “When God Builds a Church” ...read more

  • Character Counts Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Jun 13, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 8,272 views

    Third in a series from 1 Timothy. This message deals with the qualifications for church leaders.

    Read 1 Timothy 3:1-12 The following is a confidential report on several candidates being considered for positions of church leadership. Adam: Good man but problems with his wife. Also one reference told of how his wife and he enjoy walking nude in the woods. Noah: Former pastorate of 120 years ...read more

  • The Qualifications Of Leadership In The Church

    Contributed by W F on Jun 21, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,210 views

    Everything rises or falls on leadership. The qualifications of leadership in the church

    INTRODUCTION In many respects the appointment of leaders within a church can be perceived to be the dry, boring mechanics of how a church operates. But I want you to hear this. “Everything rises and falls on Leadership.” The success of any organisation – including the church – is directly related ...read more

  • Devote In Doing What Is Good

    Contributed by Donato Solano on Aug 8, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,620 views

    Christians are expected to do good things all the time, everywhere and any given life’s situation.

    INTRODUCTION Why policeman is always expected to catch bad people? Why is a school teacher is always expected to teach students? Why is a doctor is always expected to treat sick people? These people are expected to do what they supposed to be doing because that’s the very meaning of their ...read more

  • Leadership Qualifications Series

    Contributed by Phillip Day on Aug 21, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,607 views

    Paul tackles the issue of who should be a leader by detailing the qualifications that would please God.

    Leadership Qualifications 1 Timothy 3:1-7 I. The Personality (v. 2, 3) a. Temperate (Titus 2:2) b. Prudent (Proverbs 13:16, 17:28, 18:15) c. Hospitable d. Gentle and Peaceable; Not Hot-Tempered (Titus 1:7) II. The Actions (v. 2, 3) a. Monogamous b. Teacher (2 Timothy 2:24) III. The Priority (v. ...read more

  • The Marks Of Maturity: A Leadership Checklist Series

    Contributed by Larry Osborne on Jun 13, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 9,240 views

    Spiritual growth and maturity is often accelerated under difficult circumstances. In Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians (see 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10), he describes what spiritual growth looks like in the midst of “severe suffering.”

    1 Timothy: Doing Church God’s Way North Coast Church Message #4 July 29-30, 2006 Dr. Larry Osborne The Marks of ...read more

  • Lessons In Leadership Pt2

    Contributed by Brian Menear on Jun 14, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,271 views

    How do we best select leaders for the church and what are their roles?

    Path of Light Ministries Principals of Leadership What does the Bible say foremost about the qualifications of leaders for the church? 1 Timothy 3 3 It is a true saying that if someone wants to be an elder, he desires an honorable responsibility. 2 For an elder must be a man whose life cannot be ...read more

  • Spotting Bad Leaders - Growing Good Ones Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on May 20, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,044 views

    What makes good leadership material? It might surprise you that it’s not the strong, dictatorial man-in-charge, but is someone who models the gentle and giving spirit of Jesus.

    Timothy found himself in a pickle. False teachers had come in and were fomenting dissent among the men and using freedoms in Christ to pull women off into their deception and rebellion. Some of these men were leaders in the church. He needed a strong hand to put this troubled church back on track ...read more

  • Part 5 - Teaching, Leadership And Exhortation Series

    Contributed by Pastor Bruce A. Shields on May 23, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,632 views

    Part 5 of our Spiritual Gift Series examines the gift of Teaching, leadership and exhortation.

    Spiritual Gifts Series Part 5 – Teaching, Leadership and Exhortation Rev. Bruce A. Shields First Baptist Church of Tawas City Michigan www.TawasBaptist.org WELCOME We’re continuing our series on the Spiritual Gifts this week. We’ve already looked at some of the Spiritual Gifts listed in Romans, ...read more