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  • Work Of Minister

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Apr 29, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,815 views

    It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about? Henry David Thoreau It is possible to be so active in the service of Christ as to forget to love him. P. T. Forsyth We can sometime forget who we work (serve) fo

    WORK OF MINISTER It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about? Henry David Thoreau It is possible to be so active in the service of Christ as to forget to love him. P. T. Forsyth We can sometime forget who we work (serve) for in the ministry. In ...read more

  • Spotting Godly Men (Part 2: Character) Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 19, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,327 views

    God makes godly men to lead us to love Jesus.

  • Authentic

    Contributed by Jeff Pearce on Feb 16, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 822 views

    BEING REAL IN CHRIST JESUS.

    AUTHENTIC 1 TIM 3:1-7/ TITUS 1:7-11 INTRO: QUALITIES OF A BISHOP 1: BLAMELESS A) NOT SINLESS B) WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE BLAMELESS C) IT MEANS TO BE AUTHENTIC OR GENUINE POINT: 1 PETER SAYS WE ARE ALL PART OF A ROYAL PRESITHOOD IN CHRIST JESUS. PAUL GIVES THE QUALITIES OF A BISHOP OR ...read more

  • Deacon Ordination

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Dec 6, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,189 views

    Outline for Deacon ordination service

    Intro As we come here today to ordain Brother E.J. Fowler as a deacon in our church. I believe it is important that we take a look at what the office of deacon entails. People so often today truly don’t know the role of the deacon in the local church and don’t understand the guiding principles ...read more

  • Ordination Service

    Contributed by David Rigg on Dec 6, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,275 views

    Here’s a sermon for the ordination of elders and deacons.

  • Choosing Allies Of Integrity Series

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Aug 20, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,193 views

    3rd in a series from 1 Timothy. While the world looks for certain attributes in its leaders, good church leaders are measured by completely different standards.

    Lessons for a Healthy Church Choosing Allies of Integrity 1 Timothy 3:1-13 Introduction: Spring is just 22 days away. Are you glancing at seed catalogs or wandering into the garden departments at the local stores to see what is being set out on display? Whether we are farming, planting a small ...read more

  • How Does Jesus Organize His Church? Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Aug 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,362 views

    This sermon examines how Jesus organizes his church into elders, deacons, and the congregation.

    Introduction For the past few Sundays we have been studying the topic of the church. I have been preaching a short series of sermons titled, “Jesus Is Building His Church.” We examined the nature of the church, and made distinctions between a true and a false church. Today, I want to ...read more

  • The Officers In The Church Series

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Jul 24, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 8,222 views

    An examination of the offices of elder & deacon from a Baptist perspective.

    WHO RUNS THE CHURCH Part 2: The Ordained Officers of the Church The story is told of a terrible traffic accident. Police officers were called to the scene and when they arrived they found a husband, wife, and 2 children lying unconscious in the car. They pulled them from the car, and as they ...read more

  • Lessons In Leadership Pt2

    Contributed by Brian Menear on Jun 14, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 830 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 ...read more

  • The Marks Of Maturity: A Leadership Checklist Series

    Contributed by Larry Osborne on Jun 13, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,528 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.”

  • Elder Ordination Address Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Jun 5, 2007
    based on 29 ratings
     | 13,419 views

    Using First Timothy 3 as a text, this is the message delivered at the elder ordination service of Castle Hills Christian Church.

  • The Qualities Of A Leader Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Feb 22, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,490 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 ...read more

  • Quality Leadership

    Contributed by Brien Sims on Dec 22, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,526 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;

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

    Contributed by Todd Stiles on Nov 14, 2006
    based on 28 ratings
     | 12,779 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

  • The Resume Of A Leader Series

    Contributed by Sherman Gordon on Aug 26, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,235 views

    We all have been gifted to do something within the Kingdom of God. Paul lays out the qualifications of those who desire to be in a leadership position.

    DISCOVERING YOUR SPIRITUAL GIFT (PASTOR); THE RESUME OF A LEADER I TIMOTHY 3:1-7 POET ROBERT FROST IN HIS POEM ROAD LESS TRAVELED BORROWED FROM THE PSALM WRITER OF PSALMS ONE WHEN HE WROTE TWO ROADS DIVERGED IN A YELLOW WOOD, AND I TOOK THE ONE LESS TRAVELED BY, AND THAT HAS MADE ALL THE ...read more