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  • “the Dynamic Impact Of A Good Deacon”

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Feb 19, 2014

    In Acts 6, we see what kind of positive impact the effective ministry of the deacon can have on a local church.

    The early church was experiencing phenomenal growth, marvelous miracles, pulsating power, and unlimited blessings. Then, right in the middle of this success story, dissension arose. The Greek speaking widows were being neglected in favor of the Hebrew speaking widows. The Apostles said that they more

  • The New Tesatment Deacon Series

    Contributed by Gordon Weatherby on Jun 23, 2013

    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 more

  • The Church, Taking Care Of Business Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Nov 23, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    I preach expository messages, and this is the twelfth in my series on the Book of Acts.

    “The Church, Taking Care of Business” Acts 6:1-7 July 29, 2007 Baptist stranded on a desert island is rescued after years by a helicopter pilot who notices three huts on the island. "What’s the first", he asked. "That’s my house", came the reply. "And the second?" "I’m Baptist, and that’s more

  • Elders, Deacons, And The Congregation

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Apr 17, 2018
    based on 3 ratings

    This lesson is about elders, deacons, and the congregation.

    Scripture It is our great joy today to install Rich Thompson, who has been duly elected by the communicant members of this congregation, to serve as a Ruling Elder in this church; and to install Bill Jeffries, who also has been duly elected by the communicant members of this congregation, to more

  • Growth Problems

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 25, 2007
    based on 69 ratings

    In our text about the early church let’s consider some of the growth problems they faced and how they overcame them. Or some of the things that hindered their growth. 1- Complaining 2- Lack of workers 3- Poor organization

    INTRO.- Growth problems. Ever had any? I have. I was born with a heart murmur. Guess I got over it. I’m still here after running many marathons in my forties. I remember standing in the street in Huntsville, AL, (Rocket City) with about 1200 other runners waiting for them to shoot the gun to more

  • Spiritual Organization Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Dec 6, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Someone once said, Christians become very unchristian when they get organized.

    Spiritual Organization Acts 6:1-7 Intro Someone once said, Christians become very unchristian when they get organized. Some of us here today may agree with that statement. One side of the church is affirming the power of Christ in His church and likes church polity. Others believe the more

  • Deacons: Servant Leaders

    Contributed by John Raulerson on Nov 7, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    A call to deaconship is a call to serve. Deacons are called to minister to the body of Christ and not act as a ruling body.

    DEACONS: SERVANT LEADERS ACTS 6:1-7, 1 TIM 3:8-12 When Jesus came to earth He turned conventional theological understanding and religious hierarchy upside down. Before Jesus came places of position, power, and influence were sought after in the religious. As a matter of fact, those in more

  • God's Threefold Objective

    Contributed by Rich Vanarsdalen on Dec 2, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Look into the Book of Acts and see the threefold objective that God had for His church.

    God’s Threefold Objective (GTO) Acts Chapter 6:1-7 Today we will continue our study in the book of Acts – we have been looking at the early church over the last few weeks – really just to see what made them tick! We have been looking at what God was doing in those believers, how He was more

  • Building Blocks

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Jul 12, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Building the church takes discipline. It takes everyone in the body of Christ

    BUILDING BLOCKS ACTS 6:1-7 Disclaimer: This sermon was gleaned from sources from sermon central and private study INTRO- THERE IS A BOOK CALLED “WHAT’S A PASTOR TO DO” - IT COVERS THINGS THAT ARE DIFFICULT IN MINISTRY. (ONLY 140 more

  • Table-Waiting 101 Series

    Contributed by Mike Gilbert on Jul 21, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    The purpose and role of deacons.

    INTRO>John Seamands tells the story of a German soldier who was wounded and ordered to go to a military hospital for treatment. When he arrived, he saw two doors. One was marked, “For the slightly wounded,” and the other was labeled, “For the seriously wounded.” He entered through the first door more

  • Lead On

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Jul 23, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Sermon looks at the need for leadership and qualifications of leaders.

    LEAD ON! Acts 6:1-7 Sunday, May 4, 2008 Pastor Brian Matherlee Background • The leaders of the church were being persecuted and the church was increasing rapidly. Thousands of people at a time were coming to faith in Jesus Christ. • With the blessing of more disciples the responsibilities more

  • Growing Concerns Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jul 27, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    How to handle the challenges of growth

    Growing Concerns Handle Growing Concerns with Discernment (Acts 6:1-2) Don’t Ignore the Problem Don’t Resent the People Don’t Over-react to the Problem Do Realistically Assess the Problem Handle Growing Concerns by Delegating (Acts 6:3-6) Delegate to those who are of good reputation more

  • Why We All (Especially The Elders) Need Deacons Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 19, 2008
    based on 14 ratings

    God loves us by equipping and calling deacons to serve us.

    Scripture Introduction A guy dies, arrives at the Pearly Gates, and (as always in stories like this), St. Peter is there and asks him to relate a good deed he had done. He thinks for a moment then says, “Well, there was the time I was driving down a road when I saw a group of hoodlums harassing more

  • God's Dream Team Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jan 10, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    God wants His people to work as a team as they go about His unstoppable work.

    God’s Dream Team Acts 6:1-7 Intro: [Define synergy & relate how the body of Christ can accomplish much more together than separately.] Prop: God wants His people to work as a team as they go about His unstoppable work. Interrogative: How can we do this? How can Christians be team more

  • The Importance Of Staying Focused

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Jan 9, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Learn the benefits of staying focused on the main job: of winning people to Christ.

    Do you ever find yourself struggling to stay focused on the tasks of evangelism, missions and ministry? We sometimes get side tracked by problems, attacks and difficulties. In Acts 6 the church faced such a crisis. They were facing a division in their ranks. They remained focused. In the last verse more