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  • Adaptability

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Jan 25, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,274 views

    Paul’s greatest interest was to preach the gospel and win men and women to Jesus Christ. He summarizes his guiding principle in the words, "I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some" (v. 22). In order to better accomplish his pu

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: For eighteen fruitful years, Dr. H.A. Ironside pastored the Moody Church in Chicago. When he got ready to take the offering, he would often say, "We ask God’s people to give generously. If you are not a believer in Jesus Christ, we do not ask you to give. We have a ...read more

  • Keys To Adaptability

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,693 views

    Some people refuse to adapt because they have never learned the secrets to godly change

  • How To Culturally Adapt Your Communications

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 15, 2001
    based on 50 ratings
     | 1,747 views

    Paul learned how to adapt his communications to maximize its effects with the Athenians. We too should ask the Holy Spirit to direct our communications for its greatest results. The Spirit is able to empower, enable and influence the outcome of our commun

    CULTURALLY ADAPT YOUR COMMUNICATION Illustration: The Importance of Good Communications:Professional golfer Tommy Bolt was playing in Los Angeles and had a caddy with a reputation of constant chatter. Before they teed off, Bolt told him, "Don’t say a word to me. And if I ask you something, ...read more

  • How Paul Adapted His Message To His Audience

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 79 ratings
     | 7,131 views

    How Paul Adapted His Message to His Audience - Acts 22

    How Paul Adapted His Message to His Audience - Acts 22 Paul’s amazing ability to adapt His message to every audience is a demonstration of the Spirit’s power and wisdom in a humble man. The great apostle shows tact, presence of mind and an earnest desire to see people come to saving faith in ...read more

  • Room Temperature Christians Series

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Mar 26, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 2,848 views

    When the Church adapts to the World

    ROOM TEMPERATURE CHRISTIANS - REV. 3:14-21  This morning we come to the 7th and final church to which John wrote. We have only looked at 5 in preparation for our upcoming revival because Smyrna & Philadelphia were churches to which no criticism was directed.  ...read more

  • Learning To Slay Giants

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Oct 25, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,333 views

    adapted from Steve Higgs at MCC

    Learning to slay Giants Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ June 23, 2002 I have always enjoyed a classic story of good versus evil. In every story of good versus evil there is a hero. Perhaps some of the greatest heroism came from our childhood.. I may be a little ...read more

  • Communication And Competence Series

    Contributed by Kent Lenard on Jun 6, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,001 views

    This is and adaptation of a Book by John Maxwell on leadership

    I. We have talked about Character and Commitment being important qualities in a leader, Now lets look at Communication. A. It is important that leaders communicate with people. And in saying that I am not saying that to be a leader you have to be a preacher, and stand in front of a large ...read more

  • Courage And Discernment Series

    Contributed by Kent Lenard on Jun 6, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,741 views

    This is and adaptation of a book by John Maxwell on leadership.

    I. We have talked about character, commitment, communication, and competence, and there is no way that I can say how important those things are, but the list of things that we need to be concerned with about leadership does not stop there by any means. A. If we are going to lead in our family, ...read more

  • Character And Commitment Series

    Contributed by Kent Lenard on Jun 6, 2003
    based on 46 ratings
     | 5,251 views

    This is an adaptation of a book by John Maxwell on Leadership.

  • Peace In The Church Series

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Apr 29, 2002
    based on 55 ratings
     | 6,523 views

    adapted from Steve Higgs at Merridian Christian

    Peace in the church, Live @ peace series Eric A. Snyder, Farwell Church of Christ April 28 2002 It is not our first instinct to accept those that are different than us. This is illustrated the best in Junior High School. Have you ever noticed that junior highers have a label or ...read more

  • Comfort Those Who Mourn Series

    Contributed by Steve Mason on Aug 1, 2002
    based on 1,148 ratings
     | 137,188 views

    Funeral message that can easily be adapted and used

    JULY 16TH, 2002 JAY McCLELLAN I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE FOR COMING HERE THIS MORNING TO EXPRESS YOUR LOVE AND SUPPORT. YOUR PRESENCE HERE IS A TRIBUTE TO JAY. PRAY ….. I WANT TO BEGIN BY SAYING HOW SORRY I AM FOR YOUR LOSS TODAY -I WISH I COULD TAKE YOUR SORROW AWAY, BUT IKNOW ...read more

  • God's Purpose For You Is To Love Others

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Nov 10, 2003
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,565 views

    Adapted from the Purpose Driven life sermons

    GOD’S PURPOSE FOR YOU IS TO LOVE OTHERS How can we do that in a world that is full of hate and isolation? When one becomes a Christian it is because he believes in Christ and leads a new life not under the bondage to sin and the devil. Now that one has become a part of God’s family it means that ...read more

  • 10 Resolutions To Live By

    Contributed by Dennis Clark on Feb 8, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,050 views

    A copied sermon adaptable for new year or other occasions

    10 New Year’s Resolutions From the Wisest Man Who Ever Lived by (copied) Proverbs 3:1-3:35 10 Resolutions to live by. (Copied) This is the 1st Sunday of the New Year. You know, when you think about it, all New Year’s Resolutions basically fall into 3 categories. They deal with: 1. ...read more

  • Why Are There So Many Hypocrites?

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Apr 14, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,177 views

    An adaptation to a sermon I found a while back.

    Why are there So Many Hypocrites? Adapted from a sermon by Rev. Brian Bill 3-26-2006 First Baptist Church of Tawas City Michigan Rev. Bruce A. Shields www.TawasBaptist.org WELCOME SCRIPTURE READING Matthew 23:27-28 “27 Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! ...read more

  • The Adoption That Changed The World

    Contributed by Jeffery Russell on Dec 24, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,185 views

    An adaptation of another contributor, with personal applications and illustations

    The Adoption that Changed the World Matthew 1:18-25 Christmas changed in a hurry for Mike and Tiffany Bailey from one year to the next. In 2001, their neat house with the white picket fence was fairly quiet. Like all of their past Christmas seasons, Mike and Tiffany had gone to parties, ...read more