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  • What Is A Deacon Series

    Contributed by Antonio Silveira on Feb 22, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,378 views

    There are many misconceptions about the ministry of a deacon. This is a brief outline summarizing the role of deacons in the early Church. These should be guidelines for the 21st century deacons.

    In the original language, the word, Deacon, means Servant The title itself, is as descriptive as any job description could be. In the Bible, words have meanings and the word "deacon" means servant. Here is how the word has been defined in its various forms: "Diakoneo and its derivatives, as ...read more

  • The True Summit Of Our Vocation As Human Beings Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on May 7, 2011
     | 1,512 views

    Music must be in harmony with Logos, not an offbeat and disordered hymn to individualism.

    Monday of 3rd Week of Easter Spirit of the Liturgy The Spirit that inflamed deacon Stephen is always at work in the Church. This spirit, the Holy Spirit of God, fills those who respond to the gift of faith, and makes us hungry for the Word of God, the Sacrament of the altar, and service to ...read more

  • Growing Pains Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Mar 13, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,295 views

    The early church’s response to an internal problem teaches the contemporary church some valuable lessons.

    * The dramatic growth of the early church: last count (4:4) around 5,000 men (probably around 20,000 total) * Such growth led to a “good” problem: many more needed to be ministered to than there were people to minister * The 12 did not have the ability to both effectively deliver the Word and ...read more

  • Church Vital Signs

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Oct 19, 2001
    based on 66 ratings
     | 3,446 views

    A deductive exposition of the text that reveals the six vital ministries of the church.

    Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness calling God’s people in my care to work for health and vitality in our local congregation. Response: individuals prompted by the Holy Spirit will pray at the altar rail and commit themselves to working for even greater vitality in our ...read more

  • Christian Servanthood

    Contributed by Stephan Brown on Jan 5, 2002
    based on 199 ratings
     | 31,255 views

    A very practical study on the necessity of servanthood, what servanthood is and is not, and the qualities of a Christian servant-leader.

    Christian Servanthood I. Being a servant is necessary for the believer and for Christian leadership. Matthew 20:20-28 20 Then the mother of James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Jesus with her sons. She knelt respectfully to ask a favor. 21 "What is your request?" he asked.She ...read more

  • "Stephen: The 1st Christian Martyr"

    Contributed by Danny Moss on Jan 5, 2002
    based on 94 ratings
     | 10,582 views

    This message examines the life and influence of Stephen, the first Christian martyr.

    STEPHEN: THE FIRST CHRISTIAN MARTYR Text: Acts 6:8-15 "And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people. Then there arose certain of the synagogue, which is called the synagogue of the Lib- ...read more

  • "The Church Complaining" Series

    Contributed by Danny Moss on Jan 5, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,185 views

    This sermon shows how the early church dealt with a problem in its fellowship.

    THE CHURCH COMPLAINING Text-Acts 6:1-7 "And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily mintration. Then the twelve called the ...read more

  • Standing Firm In An Unsettled Day

    Contributed by Larry Jones on Feb 27, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 4,046 views

    The world needs us to be stronger than ever.

    Acts 6:7-10, 7:46-60 Standing Firm In An Unsettled Day Here we see a man of God set up in His work serving God. He stood and preached, witnessed, was a defender of the faith, even to the point of death Some would say, "what a pastor", "he was a great evangelist", "If he lived today he ...read more

  • Why Have The Office Of A Deacon? A Biblical View

    Contributed by Joel Carwile on Mar 27, 2001
    based on 94 ratings
     | 1,987 views

    Looking at the Office of a deacon from a biblical perspective.

    Why Have the Office of a Deacon? A Biblical View 13 For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus. 1 Tim 3:13 1 Timothy 3: 8-13 Greek word: diakonos {dee-ak’-on-os} Vine’s Word(s): Deacon, ...read more

  • The Ministry Of The Deacon

    Contributed by Gerald Cornelius on Mar 27, 2001
    based on 256 ratings
     | 15,268 views

    What scripture says about the role of deacon.

    THE MINISTRY OF THE DEACON TEXT: ACTS 6;1-6, I TIMOTHY 3:8-13 Introduction Let’s begin with a question. Is the deacon ministry necessary and valid in today’s church? A fellow pastor in another state said that he didn’t have deacons in his church and would not permit the church to ordain any ...read more

  • Partnering In Prayer

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Jan 8, 2001
    based on 395 ratings
     | 6,930 views

    God moves in mighty ways when we partner in prayer

    PARTNERING IN PRAYER Selected Passages from Acts October 31, 1999 Morning Service INTRODUCTION I. The Power of Prayer A. San Francisco General Hospital study 1. Cardiology Dept. – Dr. Randy Byrd a.) Patients were divided into two groups 1.) 192 patients were in the Prayed for group 2.) ...read more

  • Deacon Ordination

    Contributed by Oris Hubbard on Mar 15, 2001
    based on 320 ratings
     | 19,209 views

    A deacon ordination / installation service. Add your own sermon.

    Deacon Ordination Service [Name of Deacon Candidate], this morning you stand before God and this church as having been duly elected [or appointed] to the office of deacon. You are a man that God has chosen to serve His Church as a spiritual leader and example of the believers. This office is ...read more

  • Choosing Church Leaders

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,528 views

    Thesis: If church leaders are selected properly, the voice of the people is the voice of God.

    Thesis: If church leaders are selected properly, the voice of the people is the voice of God. Intro.: 1. At some point in the life of a church new leaders must be selected. The question is always how. a. Existing leaders select men & present for congregation to ratify. b. Does not ...read more

  • The Deacon Who Was Devoted To Jesus

    Contributed by Evie Megginson on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 208 ratings
     | 14,514 views

    Written anonymously on the walls of a medieval castle were the following words: You call me Master and Obey me not.

    Written anonymously on the walls of a medieval castle were the following words: You call me Master and Obey me not. You call me Light and See me not. You call me the Way and Walk me not. You call me Life and Desire me not. You call me Wise and Follow me not. You call me Fair and Love me me not. ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Develops Essential Traits Within Leaders

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 60 ratings
     | 3,018 views

    The Holy Spirit furnishes leaders with problem-solving abilities without bogging them down in daily palavers. "It would not be right for us to neglect the ministry of the word of God in order to wait on tables. We will give our attention to prayer and the

    How the Holy Spirit Develops You Into a Leader (Acts 6:2-8) The Spirit of God led the disciples to avoid getting bogged down in micro-management when they were led to say, "It is not wise for us to devote our energies to waiting on tables, but we will devote ourselves to prayer and the ministry ...read more