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  • Diversity In The Church

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Mar 11, 2012
     | 4,176 views

    Leadership in the congregation is to reflect the Lord’s choice rather than seeking diversity as defined in the world.

    “The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task. Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, not a drunkard, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, ...read more

  • The Deacon’s Fitness-1

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Feb 13, 2013
     | 2,358 views

    1 of 4. Paul related the moral qualifications for deacons of the Church. Character traits for deacons of the church are definitive/unequivocal. ?How is the deacon’s fitness determined? The deacon’s fitness is decided thru...

    The DEACON’S FITNESS-I—1Timothy 3:8-13 Paul related the moral qualifications for deacons of the Church. Character traits for deacons of the church are definitive/unequivocal. ?What character traits define the deacon’s fitness for office? ?How is the deacon’s ...read more

  • The Deacon’s Fitness-2

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Feb 20, 2013
     | 2,541 views

    2 of 4. Paul related the moral qualifications for deacons of the Church. Character traits for deacons of the church are definitive/unequivocal. ?How is the deacon’s fitness determined? The deacon’s fitness is decided thru...

    The DEACON’S FITNESS-II—1Timothy 3:8-13 Attention: Our new dog, Winslow(compared to him, even the Wind is Slow) A former racing Greyhound found by my son Sam on the Blue Ridge Parkway, emaciated & huddled in a snowbank. Anyway... unfortunately we ended up with Winslow. But Winslow ...read more

  • The Deacon’s Fitness-3

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Mar 13, 2013
     | 2,257 views

    3 of 4. Paul related the moral qualifications for deacons of the Church. Character traits for deacons of the church are definitive/unequivocal. ?How is the deacon’s fitness determined? The deacon’s fitness is decided thru...

    The DEACON’S FITNESS-III—1Timothy 3:8-13 Attention: Fitness/Able/Suitable/Appropriate/Pertinent/Apt/Proper The ‘Fiscal Cliff’s’ application/initiation/commencement. Severe Federal budget cuts were initiated on March 1st, 2013 which were designed to SLOW ...read more

  • Elders, Deacons, And The Congregation Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Feb 20, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,970 views

    This message highlights a few comments about elders, deacons, and the congregation.

    Scripture It is our great joy today to ordain and install Doug Knox, who has been duly elected by the communicant members of this congregation, into the office of Ruling Elder; and to ordain and install Garry Gawrych, who also has been duly elected by the communicant members of this ...read more

  • Passing The Test Series

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Nov 12, 2012
     | 4,606 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 New Tesatment Deacon Series

    Contributed by Gordon Weatherby on Jun 23, 2013
     | 4,049 views

    An overview of the Office fo Deacons within the church

    The New Testament Deacon 1 Timothy 3:8-13; Acts 6:1-7 Dorn Ridge, June 22, 2013 INTRODUCTION: 1.) We have been looking at the roles of men and women in the church which has also brought us to look at Elders, and today at the office of deacons. 2.) The Bible refers to two offices of ...read more

  • “three Ways To Run The Church” Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Feb 16, 2015
     | 4,699 views

    A look at the three primary church government structures.

    - There are a number of ways that we could handle the passage this evening. We could talk about qualifications for pastors or for deacons (this would be especially helpful for a church entering into a pastor search process). We could talk about whether it’s necessary to be “called ...read more

  • Discussing The Deacons

    Contributed by Michael Luke on May 5, 2011
     | 4,507 views

    A message on the role of deacons in the local congregation

    SPECIAL DAY: INSTALLATION OF DEACONS “DISCUSSING THE DEACONS” 1 TIMOTHY 3:8-13 OPEN Today is a special day. We install some new deacons today. And they get the joy of participating in their first board meeting tonight. There has been some confusion regarding the ...read more

  • A Noble Task Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 25, 2011
    based on 19 ratings
     | 10,879 views

    1- The noble task of being an elder 2- The noble task of being a deacon 3- The noble task of being a leader’s wife

    INTRO.- A noble task. What’s that? It depends on what you consider to be a noble task. I personally would not commend tending bar as being a noble task nor many other jobs in this world. Like: prostitution, dealing at a table at a gambling casino, etc. Nobility carries the idea of excellence ...read more

  • Dying To Serve

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Sep 2, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,913 views

    A look at the role of deacons.

    Dying to Serve May 23, 2010 (AM) Dr. Mike Fogerson, Speaker Introduction I Deacon is a verb, not a noun A The Jerusalem church, in a very short time, had grown to (by some estimates) around 20,000 people (big congregation for 12 pastors). 1 Caring & coordinating for a membership that is ...read more

  • Genuine Servants Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Aug 5, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,454 views

    In order to be effective servants helping the church be all that God called it to be, we must be genuine servants. That is to say, we must be serious, sincere, sober and straightforward in our service for Christ.

    Just a few years ago, Larknews.com carried the following fictional piece of satire on its website. In the form of a news release, it reported: Julie and Bob Clark were stunned to receive a letter from their church in July asking them to “participate in the life of the church” ...read more

  • God’s Household

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Jun 8, 2012
     | 6,136 views

    Serving in the Church & Deacons. (Powerpoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

  • An Elder Is A Man

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Dec 5, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 3,988 views

    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. ...read more

  • Wives Of Deacons

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 17, 2014
     | 4,446 views

    A sermon on church leaders wives (Material adapted from Alexander Strauch's book, The New Testament Deacon)

    HoHum: There is a story about 4 preachers discussing the merits of the various translations of the Bible. One liked the KJV best because of its simple, beautiful English. Another liked the American Revised Version best because it was closer to the original Hebrew and Greek. Still another like the ...read more