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  • The Almost Christian

    Contributed by Bill Huffhine on Mar 24, 2006
    based on 133 ratings

    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 more

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

    Contributed by Todd Stiles on Nov 13, 2006
    based on 28 ratings

    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 more

  • Able To Teach Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 28, 2001
    based on 44 ratings

    Third in a series on shepherding/mentoring in the church.

    Sermon for 1/28/2001 Able to teach Introduction: Gene Getz- Mike Cornwall was an elder at my church. He was also long time banker. At one point in time when he was CEO of one of the largest savings and loans in the state of Texas, he and his wife, Sharon, had an unusual experience. Mike and more

  • Blameless Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 28, 2001
    based on 57 ratings

    Second in a series on shepherding/mentoring in the church.

    Sermon for 1/21/2001 Blameless, above reproach 1 Timothy 3:2; Titus 1:6 Introduction: One of the powerful figures in Wall Street fell in love with an actress. For many months he was always seen escorting her about in the fashionable circles of town. Deciding to marry her, he first put a private more

  • Why Jesus Knew It Was Important To Use Spirit Led Criteria To Select Leaders

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 17, 2000
    based on 24 ratings

    1. Jesus knew that Biblical criteria help people objectively choose leaders rather than relying on subjective feelings about people.

    1. Jesus knew that Biblical criteria help people objectively choose leaders rather than relying on subjective feelings about people. Jesus knew that Paul would encourage us to use Spirit led criteria when selecting church leaders. The Lord completely endorses the following Biblical qualifications more

  • Ingredients Of A Godly Man

    Contributed by Kent Hawkins on Jan 22, 2001
    based on 95 ratings

    Scriptural description of Biblical Elders.

    Ingredients of a Godly Man I Timothy 3:1-7 & Titus 1:6-9 I admire those whose talent lies in the culinary arts. More importantly, I like to eat. I do not profess to be a cook. Like most men, I can grill, and that’s all. During Kim and my first year of marriage, we were going to have more

  • Divorce And Christian Service

    Contributed by Dana Carpenter Jr. on Dec 28, 2000
    based on 97 ratings

    Does divorce and remarriage disqualify one for Christian service?

    (The views expressed in this teaching are not necessarily those of Freedom Bible College, Concepts of Freedom Ministries, or any affiliations, ministers, faculty, or staff thereof.) Introduction. A. Very controversial subject. B. Those who teach this view are often called heretical in more

  • An Elder Is A Man

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Dec 4, 2000
    based on 95 ratings

    Elders are not models of perfection, yet the church does have a responsibility towards them.

    Morning Message Central Church of Christ December 3, 2000 John Dobbs AN ELDER IS A MAN Introduction: There is no doubt that to be an elder is to be in a position of great influence, great responsibility, with great demands. It isn’t just any man who is willing to serve in this way. It isn’t more

  • A Case For Seatbelts And Airbags Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Stratton on Nov 13, 2002
    based on 44 ratings

    Learning how to become strong for the off-road times of life from 1 Timothy.

    August 31 and September 1, 2002 2 Timothy 3:1-9 A Case For Seatbelts and Air Bags How many public warnings do you think you have either seen or heard since you were a little child? I am not talking about the warnings you got from parents, grand-parents, pastors or Sunday School teachers that more

  • Paul's Teaching On Women In 1 Timothy And 1 Corinthians Series

    Contributed by Daniel Korol on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 135 ratings

    Women have been a Silenced Majority in the Church;What does the bible really teach us?

    Paul's teaching on women in 1 timothy and 1 corinthians By Daniel Korol(based on teaching's by Judy Smith and Dr. David Hamilton) I. BACKGROUND. Judaism, Greek and Roman Culture. A. Women in the Old Testament The Old Testament gives us glimpses into the role of women which is a much more

  • Part 5 - Teaching, Leadership And Exhortation Series

    Contributed by Pastor Bruce A. Shields on May 22, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    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 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, more

  • What Would God Say About.. Church Leadership Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Jun 3, 2005
    based on 16 ratings

    5th in 5 lessons prepared and delivered at InSight - Discovery Christian Church’s Believer’s Service.

    INSIGHT SERVICE “What would God say about... Church Leadership 1 TIMOTHY 3:1-8,TITUS 1:5-9 INTRODUCTION: At first you see only a basketball bouncing, then the shoes of an anonymous player.. Then all of a sudden you recognize who the shoes belong to, it’s Charles Barkley, professional more

  • Quality Leadership

    Contributed by Brien Sims on Dec 21, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    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 more

  • The Central Role Of The Pastor Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Mar 30, 2005
    based on 66 ratings

    # 6 in a series on 1 Timothy this sermon deals with the role of the pastor in the local church.

    “The Central Role of the Pastor !” 1 Timothy 3:1-7 What is a pastor suppose to look like? I have been told on occasion you don’t look like a preacher. I don’t know whether that is an insult or a compliment. Someone wrote a facetious account called “The Perfect more

  • Emphasize A Biblically-Functioning Eldership Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jan 30, 2005
    based on 54 ratings

    The importance and function of the eldership in the church. Includes ordination service of a newly-elected elder at the end of the message.

    SERIES: ‘THE CHALLENGE TO THE CHURCH IN 2005” TEXT: 1 TIMOTHY 3:1-7; TITUS 1:6-9; 1 PETER 5:1-3; ACTS 20:28-31 TITLE: “EMPHASIZE A BIBLICALLY-FUNCTIONING ELDERSHIP” INTRODUCTION: A. Two police officers respond to a call from the dispatcher concerning a bad traffic accident. more