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  • Leaders Are Chosen Lesson 38 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Mar 11, 2019
     | 1,775 views

    Purity always brings power and progress.

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. Growth phases. The new church was growing. (Note the church growth term from arithmetic). 120 – praying in the Upper Room (Acts 1:15) 3000 – baptized (Acts 2:14) 5000 – men added (Acts 4:4) More added. “Believers were increasingly added” (Acts 5:14). Multiplied. “. . . the ...read more

  • Memorial Day: Martyrs For Christ

    Contributed by Dennis Lee on May 26, 2019
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,942 views

    A Memorial Day sermon looking at what martyrdom means, and those characteristics displayed by Stephen, the first Christian martyr, that will help us in our time of need.

    Martyrs for Christ Acts 6:1-8 Access the audio at - https://mega.nz/#!XBNEESgJ!Cpnvilr9SM4LdmRZ0D4X5IeCfDJhFvivptzL0gO3DjQ Tomorrow is Memorial Day. Memorial Day is an official holiday in the United States, and while originally it was observed on May 30, the date was changed in 1971 to the last ...read more

  • Supporting Our New Deacons

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Oct 3, 2016
     | 2,711 views

    A message delivered as a charge to the church on the occasion of the ordination of new Deacons.

    This passage not only speaks to the qualifications for new Deacons (v. 3 - faithful, reputable, spiritual, maturing, responsible), but to the primary purpose for Deacons in a local church. The purpose for Deacons is to guard the unity of the church. In the Book of Acts, Satan attacks the church ...read more

  • A Church Full Of Deacons Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 4, 2015
     | 3,851 views

    I would like to thank Pastor Jerry Shirley for sharing this series on Acts. It has been a blessing as well as a great help. I have used these for our church, as I spend my days caring for my dying father.

    A Church Full of Deacons Acts 6:1-6 If I were to ask what are the two offices in the church, what would you say? The real answer is Pastor and Deacon. So many people in churches all over, including here at EBC don’t know who their deacons are. Very few doctrines are as misunderstood in ...read more

  • The Maturing Church

    Contributed by Douglas Phillips on Sep 14, 2015
     | 4,269 views

    EVERYTHING YOU CAN THINK OF IS IN A CONSTANT PROCESS OF MATURING, INCLUDING THE CHURCH AND OUR CHRISTIAN WALK. IT IS IN A PROCESS OF DEVELOPING UNTIL A FINAL STATE IS REACHED.

    THE MATURING CHURCH ACTS 6:1-7 EVERYTHING YOU CAN THINK OF IS IN A CONSTANT PROCESS OF MATURING. IT IS A PROCESS OF DEVELOPING UNTIL A FINAL STATE IS REACHED. HUMANS, FOR EXAMPLE, BECAUSE WE WILL LIVE FOREVER, WILL BE IN A CONSTANT PROCESS OF MATURING UNTIL WE REACH OUR ETERNAL STATE. IT ...read more

  • People Of The Spirit Part 6 Holy Spirit Series Series

    Contributed by C Vincent on May 19, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,028 views

    How we can move into more of what God wants for us as Christians.

    People of the Spirit Holy Spirit part 6 JCC 16.05.10 am Acts 6 1-5 This came at a time when the church was growing rapidly V2 the twelve summoned a multitude of believers A dispute arose Hellenists: Jews born in foreign lands and speaking Greek Complaints about the distribution of ...read more

  • Deacons

    Contributed by Scott Delashaw on Mar 31, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,475 views

    4 points to be considered by the calling Church and the considered Candidate

    Deacons I. Their Call * Initiated to fix a problem within the Church * Should be out of necessity, not just because * The desire and grace to serve (not rule) comes from the Lord The call itself comes from the Church * The Church should remember this….trust them, respect ...read more

  • A Charge To Deacons

    Contributed by Gene Escoe on May 4, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,280 views

    I wrote this sermon for the ordination of a deacon at my church.

    INTRODUCTION: (Ordination of Glen Colby) This evening is a special night for me, not just for the Colby family. First of all, it is my first opportunity to be involved in an ordination ceremony. Next, when I was growing up the deacons at my church were some of my heroes. These men were such ...read more

  • Can A Deacon Deac? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 19, 2010
    based on 49 ratings
     | 34,650 views

    The Bible tells us very little about what Deacons were and what they did. And when these men do their jobs correctly they can become the most important leaders in the Church. What should a deacon do? And how does he become so important to God?

    OPEN: Back in 1964 Leicester Hemingway (the little brother of author Ernest Hemingway) made a decision. He was tired of following the rules of human governments and so he decided create his own kingdom. He built an 8 by 30 foot floating bamboo platform 7 miles off the coast of Jamaica and anchored ...read more

  • “using The Office Of Deacon Well”

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Nov 9, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,948 views

    What are the qualities a church should look for in a Deacon?

    We read here about the election of the first Deacons. In verse 1 we are told of a situation that demanded attention. Part of the congregation was being neglected. The Greek speaking Jews in the early church believed that the Aramaic speaking Jews were receiving all of the attention of the ...read more

  • The Church Functioning Biblically Series

    Contributed by Ralph Juthman on Aug 8, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,082 views

    When every person begins to play their postion in the body, you will have a church functioning biblically.

    The Church Functioning Biblically Acts 6:1-7; Romans 12:4-6 P.S. When every person begins to play their postion in the body, you will have a church functioning biblically. INTRODUCTION: ILLUSTARTION: When Everyone Plays Their Position- Chip Ingram 30years ago, the Miami Dolphins embarked on ...read more

  • St Anselm Patron Of American Bishops

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Apr 21, 2012
     | 1,393 views

    The Church is Incarnational, and must have both a sacred and secular existence, and yet must not become subservient to the state, whether kings or democratically elected tyrants who would make us do evil.

    St. Anselm Day April 21, 2011 If today’s lesson from Acts chapter 6 has any historical meaning at all, it is a confirmation that there have always been little fissures forming in the living stones that make up the Church. Early in our history, Greek-speaking converts to Judaism were ...read more

  • Devotion And Service Series

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Jan 6, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,629 views

    In this brief study we will take a walk through the book of Acts highlighting some of the more significant verses and ideas presented by Luke. I have drawn some material from "Act Normal" by Scott Wilson.

    Acts Pt4- Devotion and Service Opening Comments P Tony, K Malone, P Mario- challenged us- offerings. Review/Recap Gospel of Luke, Acts- both written by Luke- Luke- living picture of Christ as seen in history Acts- picture of work of HS- Jerusalem/nations. Acts- beginning of the ...read more

  • The First Deacons Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 23, 2013
     | 4,604 views

    The office of the deacons was set up to meet a need in the church for day to day ministry. The head ministers had to have help in order to fulfill their preaching mission.

    Tonight’s passage is about the birth of the idea of having deacons. This was the birth of a whole new level of ministry in the church. What we need to note is that the office of the deacons was set up to meet a need in the church for day to day ministry. The head ministers had to have help ...read more

  • Impact Of The Word Series

    Contributed by Jon Daniels on Jan 30, 2013
     | 7,630 views

    This sermon helps the listeners to understand the impact that God's Word has on our lives.

    “IMPACT OF THE WORD” Acts 6:1-7 INTRO – Was listening to podcast of Jim Cymbala this past week. He made a statement that caught my attention. The statement was that, based on research form 4 different reliable sources, Every day in America, 1200 people stop reading the Bible. ...read more