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  • Be A Barnabas

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Dec 3, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,625 views

    Barnabas was a encourager. There are many good things we can learn from his life. Be a Barnabas

    Acts 4:32-11:25 Be A Barnabas Introduction A. I’m sure you all remember my Roommate Barnabas B. I had so much fun getting to know him while we shared an apartment C. One night we were talking about his name D. Actually he has about 20 names. E. I asked him one night to tell me all his ...read more

  • Barnabas

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 14, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,300 views

    The need to encourage others

    Intro: Picture yourself with me back in the early church. Jesus has died, risen, and ascended back into heaven. The apostles are in charge of the early church. These are the twelve who had been taught by Jesus. They do signs, wonders, and miracles. The church looks to them for leadership. ...read more

  • Barnabas Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 16, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,719 views

    Barnabus the giver, the risk-taker, the faithful

    Barnabas: Stories of God’s People May 21, 2006 Intro: How many of you can think of someone who, at some point in your life, believed in you when you weren’t sure you believed in yourself? Someone probably a little older, a little wiser, more experienced, who looked at you and the situation ...read more

  • The Backbone Of Barnabas

    Contributed by Todd Bishop on Apr 4, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,313 views

    The real need for encouragement.

    Barnabas was THE ENCOURAGER … he was always looking out for the underdog … he always attempted to see the “good” in everyone … he tried to focus on the positives! How many of you know a Barnabas? I have had a number of Barnabas’ in my life … but do you know what I have realized over the years ...read more

  • Barnabas At Antioch

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Sep 18, 2002
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,902 views

    A brief look at the work of a great pastor at a great church.

    BARNABAS AT ANTIOCH Acts 11:19-24 (vs.23) INTRO. Antioch was about 280 miles from Jerusalem. It was a city of some importance in the New Testament. It was here that the author of Acts, Dr. Luke was born as well as his friend Theophilus. It was to Antioch that many Christians fled after the ...read more

  • Promises: Barnabas

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jan 30, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,852 views

    As we grow older we find meaning in encouraging others, especially the young. Trusting them is equivalent to trusting God.

    We like to say that age is a state of mind more than it is a set of numbers on the calendar. We tell each other, "You’re only as old as you feel." But you know, I’m finding that it is important to know what you feel. It is important to listen to yourself as you age. I am not referring to aches ...read more

  • Be Like Barnabas

    Contributed by Robert Fleener on Jan 11, 2001
    based on 141 ratings
     | 2,127 views

    Barnabas is a wonderful example of a godly Christian servant.

    "BE LIKE BARNABAS" Acts 11:22-24 April 11, 1997 1. HE WAS WILLING TO SERVE They sent Barnabas . . . [22] 2. HE WAS OBEDIENT TO DIRECTION . . . he arrived . . . [23] 3. HE HAD SPIRITUAL DISCERNMENT . . . he . . . saw the evidence . . . [23] 4. HE HAD THE RIGHT ATTITUDE . ...read more

  • Called To Be A Barnabas

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Aug 2, 2004
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,659 views

    This message calls for Christian Disciples to answer the "Call to Be a Barnabas" by being instruments of encouragement in the lives of others through the empowerment of the Holy Spirit.

    CALLED TO BE A BARNABAS --ACTS 4:36-38; and II CORINTHIAS 1:3-7 Charles Swindoll shares this story in an issue of Leadership magazine: “On May 24, 1965, a thirteen-and-a half-foot boat quietly slipped out of the marina at Falmouth, Massachusetts, for Falmouth, England. It would be the ...read more

  • Becoming A Barnabas Or A Barnacle

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Oct 26, 2002
    based on 76 ratings
     | 4,843 views

    Encouragement

    Becoming a Barnabas or a Barnacle, Acts 4:36-37 Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ September 8, 2002 A man interviews some people for a secretary job. First enters a very beautiful woman and the boss asks her: - "What’s your name?" - "Lily", says the woman. - "Why Lilac?" ...read more

  • Barnabas: Being A Better Buddy

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 270 ratings
     | 36,381 views

    This sermon was used for friends Sunday, we asked members to invite their friends. Uses Barnabas as an example of friendship, and invites people to make Jesus their friend.

    Video Clip of Anne of Green Gables "Will you promise to be my secret bosom friend?" I think all of us have a desire to have a bosom friend, one who sticks with you through thick and thin. But my dad always told me that if you want friends you’ve got to be friendly, that’s what I’d like to talk ...read more

  • "Are You A Barnabas??”

    Contributed by Don Meyer on Sep 2, 2003
    based on 124 ratings
     | 13,873 views

    Barnabas means "son of encouragement." He lived his life by this definition. We Christians can learn from God how we too can be a "son of encouragement."

    “Are You A Barnabas??” Text: Acts 11:19-30 6/1/2003 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. Dear Friends in Christ. Last week the choir {here} at Pilgrim sang a beautiful song titled “Unsung Heroes. ” You know, as ...read more

  • Barnabas: The Encouraging Friend Series

    Contributed by Rik Wadge on Dec 3, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 5,058 views

    Part VI of a six week series demonstrating how God uses ordinary people to do extraordinary things.

    BARNABAS: THE ENCOURAGING FRIEND FULL MANUSCRIPT By Dr. Rik B. Wadge, Ph.D. Introduction: +A 200-year-old church was being readied for an anniversary celebration when calamity struck: the bell ringer was called out of town. The priest immediately advertised for another. When the ...read more

  • Be A Barnabas - A Light Of Encouragement

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jun 4, 2018
    based on 41 ratings
     | 21,840 views

    Encouragement means coming alongside and inputting courage. Where courage has faded away, encouragement is the putting back or refilling of courage. The leaders of the early church gave one man, Barnabas, the nickname "Son of encouragement".

    For those not familiar with an Anglican Service there are three Scripture readings prior to the Message. The appointed Scriptures for this day are: 1 Samuel 1:4-20; Hebrews 10:11-25, and Mark 13:1-8 A married couple .....was asleep in bed on a stormy night ......when they were awakened by a ...read more

  • "Are You A Barnabas??"

    Contributed by Bob Soulliere on Oct 25, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,880 views

    Quite often Barnabas is seen as just a side-kick or an assistant of Paul’s. But that’s an unfair picture of this Christian man who truly followed the example of Jesus Christ. I’d like you to dig into the Scriptures with me and see what we can learn about

    "Are You A Barnabas??" Text: Acts 11:19-30 Quite often Barnabas is seen as just a side-kick or an assistant of Paul’s. But that’s an unfair picture of this Christian man who truly followed the example of Jesus Christ. I’d like you to dig into the ...read more

  • Barnabas - Encourager Extraordinaire Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jul 20, 2008
    based on 35 ratings
     | 12,394 views

    Looks at the Characteristics that Barnabas had and encourages us to live our lives with those characteristics so we might use your gifts in an extraordinary way.

    Barnabas – Encourager Extraordinaire Slide Last week we began a new series called from Ordinary to extraordinary. We saw how God took someone who was no leader at all and used him to lead a great victory that God orchestrated. Now God is not going to make everyone into such a leader, because ...read more