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  • When Christians Disagree

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 8, 2014
    based on 2 ratings

    Disagreements aren’t so bad. It’s when people become disagreeable that things get bad!

    AUG 4 2013PM When Christians Disagree Acts 15:36-41 Do people ever disagree? Do Christians ever disagree? Silly question! Of course, they do. All people disagree at times. We live in a world of discontent, and I really believe that most of it is the devil’s fault. He is a liar, a more

  • Follow-Up!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Sep 9, 2013

    Some people need to be followed-up ad infinitum in order to win them for Christ!

    Follow-up! “Let's go back and visit each city where we previously preached the word of the Lord, to see how the new believers are doing'” (Acts 15:36). I remember back while working for a bank, I attended an irate customer call that was meant for my boss, the customer spewed exotic more

  • Dealing With Conflicts In Church

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Sep 27, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    The truth of the gospel of Christ comes under attack and the whole church meets to deal with it. What do we learn from this?

    (From Steve Shepherd) ILL.- A very wealthy man was dying and decided to face up to the fact. He called his attorney to his bedside and after telling his wife not to cry, he started to dispose of all his worldly possessions. “I want to leave my Cadillac to my son George.” His wife Bertha more

  • The Fear Dance: The Number One Destroyer Of Relationships Series

    Contributed by Fred Sigle on Oct 8, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    Based on The DNA of Relationships by Dr. Gary Smalley. Every person in the midst of a heated argument starts the fear dance. By understanding the dance steps and our part in it, we can stop the destructive cycle.

    FEAR DANCE: NUMBER ONE DESTROYER OF RELATIONSHIPS The DNA of Relationships (Part 3) A. We are continuing our series of lessons on The DNA of Relationships based on the book by Dr. Gary Smalley. Today’s lesson: FEAR DANCE: NUMBER ONE DESTROYER OF RELATIONSHIPS. ILLUSTRATION: A man was reading more

  • Sharp Contention Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Sep 3, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition of Acts 15:36-41 regarding the disagreement that Paul and Barnabas had over whether or not to take John Mark with them

    Text: Acts 15:36-41, Title: Sharp Contention, Date/Place: NRBC, 9/7/08, AM A. Opening illustration: they called it the first church of laying on of hands and healing (see below) B. Background to passage: Theological conflict settled. Church rejoicing in unity and freedom. And the heart of the more

  • Dealing With Disputes Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Sep 13, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Whether your dispute is with another believer or with a whole church, there are vital lessons to handling conflict contained in Acts 15. Learn how to find God’s will, keep your integrity, and still be a family.

    Raise your hand if you have ever had a dispute with another Christian. Hopefully we all raised our hands because if we have never had a dispute then we are not really actively plugged into the body life in Jesus. Disputes occur for a number of reasons, some good, some bad. Often disputes come from more

  • "Christian Conflict" Series

    Contributed by Allan Kircher on Sep 12, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    People are always hurt when believers disagree to the point of fighting among themselves. I imagine the vast majority of you understand what I'm talking about • you've may have been a part of a painful split • Or some other form of church infighting.

    Christian conflicts Date: September 11, 2011 Scripture: Acts 15:1-41, Matthew 18:15-16 Introduction: We come to our journey in the book of Acts were we see some Christian differences. • The Jerusalem Council. “Doctrinal” • Paul and Barnabas dispute with John Mark. more

  • Play Nice With Others

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Jul 6, 2014
    based on 4 ratings

    As Christians, we fully understand that it is important to Play Nice With Others. Can I tell you that’s a concept that is much harder from some than it is for others!

    TITLE: PLACE NICE WITH OTHERS SCRIPTURE: ACTS 15:36-41 I am not sure what has been going on with me the past few weeks, but it seems like I have been getting irritated rather easily. Lately, things seem to bother me all the time. Usually that is an indicator for me to spend more time in the more

  • Contentions In The Church. Series

    Contributed by Okoye Benjamin on Mar 5, 2014
    based on 1 rating


    Contentions in the Church Lessons from Paul and Barnabas. ACTS 15:36-41. At times disagreement will occur among believers who love the Lord and one another. When this cannot be resolved, it is best to agree to disagree and let God work his will in the lives of all concerned. Differences in more

  • God Doesn't Give Up Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Aug 4, 2013

    We will not always agree on everything, but in this story we see four characters who show us that we are STILL called to work together in unity. (Acts 15:36-41).

    God Doesn't Give Up Acts 15:36-41 Prayers asked for staff – leading well in making future decisions for TCAPL -- Dinner on Sat night to discuss several upcoming things; praying through choices -- Pray for us to hear from God and seek Him in everything we do Introduction The more

  • When Christians Disagree

    Contributed by Ray Pritchard on Jul 4, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    Christians disagree about almost everything. And when we disagree, we usually start a new church.

    When Christians Disagree Acts 15:36-41 Christians disagree about almost everything. And when we disagree, we usually start a new church. Which reminds me of a story I heard a few years ago. A Scottish Presbyterian is rescued after many years of living alone on a desert island. When he is picked more

  • Ministering In Diversity

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Dec 6, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    The situation was tense. A disagreement that threatened to divide the early church, a personal spat that threatened to divide friends. What should we do when it happens to us?

    Passage: Acts 15:36-41 Intro: Have you ever noticed that not everyone agrees with you all the time? 1. how can so many people be so consistently wrong so often? 2. things had been going well for Paul and Barnabas. 3. church in Antioch healthy, Jerusalem council decided in favor of Gentiles. 4. in more

  • Fly High - Acts Part 13 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Sep 26, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    The book of Acts teaches us that disagreements in the Body of Christ are normal and it matters for all eternity how you handle them.

    “Fly High” – Acts part 13 On the Lighter Side of Life: Thesis: The book of Acts teaches us that disagreements in the Body of Christ are normal and it matters for all eternity how you handle them. Scripture Text: Acts 15:1-41: 1Some men came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the more

  • Resolving A Difference

    Contributed by Vinnie Cappetta on Jun 5, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    Who was right--Paul or Barnabas? Does it matter? What could have been done differently? What can we learn from this disagreement?

    Resolving a Difference Acts 15:36-41 Once upon a time there was a business owner and project manager who had just months before successfully completed a project that created positive cash flow for their company. Not wanting to rest on his laurels, the business owner decided to write up a new more

  • Silas, Leading Behind A Great Leader

    Contributed by Michael Bolin on Sep 9, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    Sermon for a new associate pastor!

    How many of you remember, on August the 5th, the bus crash that killed two people and injured band students on both buses? The news reported the 2 buses, with high school band students, were going to an amusement park when they slammed into a freeway wreck that happened right in front of them, more