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  • Down And Out - The Pastor Who Falls

    Contributed by Chuck Brooks on Nov 23, 2020

    Too many churches have placed men and women into positions of leadership in the church because they were successful in the marketplace or even because they were good communicators. They are looking at performance...

    The media has been on a feeding frenzy concerning the Catholic Church scandal that has captured the attention of our nation and even the world. Leaders of the Catholic Church aren’t the only ones that have been hit with allegations concerning sexual misconduct—leaders of the protestant church have more

  • Cultivating Joy And Gentleness Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Oct 12, 2020
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    Joy in the Lord and gentleness in dealing with others affect our quality of life. When we are thinking right about God and our relationship with Him, joy and gentleness naturally flows.

    Intro In Philippians 4:1 we are given the directive to “stand fast in the Lord.” i That is followed by a series of exhortations that tell us how to do that. The exhortation in verses 2-3 is about maintaining unity in the congregation. That is not always easy to do, is it? That’s why Ephesians 4 more

  • Fourfold Not Fivefold Ministry

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Sep 18, 2020
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    Sometimes we need to take a fresh look at long held or cherished traditions and teachings.

    Having been raised somewhat in the Methodist church and my wife in a Lutheran background being saved was not in our vernacular as neither one of us ever heard that concept. Both of us thought being baptized as a child was all we needed. That is sad since I learned about both Wesley and more

  • Are You A Brawler

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Aug 24, 2020
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    You can contend for the faith once delivered to the saints without being contentious.

  • The Measure Of A Man - Part Ii

    Contributed by Christopher Arch on Jun 30, 2020

    This sermon is part of a series examining the qualifications of an elder.

    Title: The Measure of a Maturing Christian Man” Part 2 Scripture: I Tim. 3:1-7 Type: Expository Where: GNBC 6-28-20 Intro: There is a proverb that says that the best way to judge a man is not by the way he treats his equals, but by the way he treats his inferiors. If you treat your servants more

  • The Measure Of A Man. Part I

    Contributed by Christopher Arch on Jun 30, 2020

    This is the first in a series that examines the qualifications for being an elder.

    Title: The Measure of a Mature Christian Man Script: I Tim. 3:1-7 Type: Expository Where: GNBC Father’s Day 2020 Intro: What is your ideal of a “man”? (Pictures: John Wayne, Dwayne Johnson, Carey Grant, Boy George?) Dr. Gene Getz wrote a book called “The Measure of a Man” about 40 years ago. more

  • Strengthening Leadership In The Church

    Contributed by Patrick Usifo on Jun 27, 2020

    Thus, believers limit leadership to the secular world and the places where citizens socialize, political establishments, corporate business, sporting activities, and professional gatherings in society. The price is the low and unworkable leadership structure in the body of Chris

    Therefore, there is a need for the restructuring of the present church model if she desires to project Christ's government and leadership to the world. There must be an all-inclusive, team spirit, true unity, and a three-but a single-level model built upon the membership, stewardship, and more

  • Elders, Deacons, And The Congregation Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Aug 8, 2019
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    I want to make a few comments about elders, deacons, and the congregation.

  • The Ministry Of Maturity

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Aug 2, 2019
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    To establish that the church must grow in grace and knowledge in all things. That mature men and women of the congregation; can teach, coach and mentor the younger members in the faith. This is a faithful ministry to the youth, teaching both spiritual and social graces.

    INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. Ministry of Maturity 2. Mature Men Teachers 3. Mature Women Teachers Remarks. 1. In this study we will discuss the obligation of the older members of the church’s responsibilities: to teach the young members of the congregation, in both spiritual and social graces. This more

  • The Church's Leaders Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Mar 18, 2019
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    : “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 more

  • Do You Qualify For Ministry?

    Contributed by Cameron Conway on Nov 27, 2018

    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 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? more

  • The Noble Task Of Leadership Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Nov 22, 2018
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    Jesus has given leaders to the church who are called to a lead through their Christian character and example; it is not a calling that all desire because it comes with great responsibility. It is also a calling that requires great respect.

    You can listen to the full message here:- Message “The Noble Task of Leadership” 1 Timothy 3:1 Why do politicians get such a rough stick when it comes to their leadership? I don’t want you to answer out loud but I suspect, if we more

  • First Timothy Chapter Three Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Oct 6, 2018
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    This is a verse by verse look at First Timothy chapter three.

    1 Timothy Chapter 3 (What you will find here are my notes from a Bible Study I conducted on 1 Timothy. I hope they will prove helpful. AMP – Amplified Bible. MSG – Message Bible. BBE – Bible in Basic English. The main text I am using is the New American Standard Version.) QUALIFICATIONS FOR more

  • Character Of Godly Leaders Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Sep 12, 2018

    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 more

  • Gifted (Part Five) Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jun 13, 2018

    In looking at the lit of spiritual gifts in Romans 12:6-8, we've looked at prophecy, service, teaching, encouraging and giving so far. Today we will learn about the gift of leading.

    GIFTED (part five) The seven gifts listed in Rom. 12:6-8 are: Prophecy, Service, Teaching, Encouraging, Giving, Leading, Mercy. Last week we looked at Encouragement and Giving. The OT word for encouragement means to strengthen. To encourage is to inspire, to lift someone’s spirits, to instill more