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  • Barnabas Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 15, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,970 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

  • Be A Barnabas

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Dec 3, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,777 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 11, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,564 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 Michael Mccartney on Sep 16, 2014
     | 2,710 views

    Barnabas our unsung hero of the faith became known as an encourager – he was so good at it - God changed his name from Joseph to Barnabas – which means encourager.

    Unsung Heroes Sermon: Barnabas Scripture Texts: Acts 4:36-37: 36Joseph, a Levite from Cyprus, whom the apostles called Barnabas (which means Son of Encouragement), 37sold a field he owned and brought the money and put it at the apostles’ feet. Acts 9:26-31: 26When he (Paul) ...read more

  • Promises: Barnabas

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jan 30, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,955 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

  • Barnabas The Encourager Series

    Contributed by Gary Birch on Jul 25, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 14,552 views

    What can we learn from Barnabas the encourager?

    Barnabas – the son of encouragement. Look at a number of passages: Read Acts 4:36 A Levite – the Jewish Tribe who served in the temple, his family obviously moved to Cyprus at some stage and so he didn’t serve in the temple. His real name was Joseph, and Barnabas was a nickname meaning Son of ...read more

  • Be Like Barnabas

    Contributed by Robert Fleener on Jan 11, 2001
    based on 141 ratings
     | 2,183 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

  • Barnabas At Antioch

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Sep 17, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,976 views

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

  • The Backbone Of Barnabas

    Contributed by Todd Bishop on Apr 3, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,486 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

  • Called To Be A Barnabas

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Jul 31, 2004
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,794 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

  • "Be A Barnabas"

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Sep 7, 2004
    based on 37 ratings
     | 5,205 views

    Everyone needs a Barnabas. We all need someone to come along beside us and give us encouragement. This message encourages every Christian to be a Barnabas.

    Be A Barnabas Acts 9:19-30 Everyone needs a Barnabas. We all need someone to come along beside us and give us encouragement from time to time. We don’t need someone to come up to us and give us a litany of everything that is wrong with us. We need people to build us up and encourage ...read more

  • Barnaba's Example Series

    Contributed by Duane Smith on Oct 27, 2008
     | 1,604 views

    This message is intended to help us realize what the Lord has given us (in both blessings and responsibilities) and encourage us to serve Him by reaching out to others.

    BARNABAS’ EXAMPLE Acts 11: 19-26 INTRODUCTION: A. And the disciples were called Christians first at Antioch. 1. What a wonderful testimony! 2. Folks were seen to be following the way of a man named Christ. 3. But it might be interesting to know how it all came about. B. It ...read more

  • Becoming Barnabas Series

    Contributed by Tyler Edwards on Sep 22, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,089 views

    How do you respond to the success of those around you? Do you rejoice with those who rejoice or do you rejoice when others mourn? Is your faith a community or a zero sum game?

    10. The Book of Acts July 26th, 2009 Becoming Barnabas Through our study of the book of Acts we have been trying to see what the church is supposed to look like. In our efforts we have turned to pictures of the early church to see principles that we adopt today to become the church that ...read more

  • "Are You A Barnabas??”

    Contributed by Don Meyer on Aug 30, 2003
    based on 124 ratings
     | 13,997 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 2, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 5,158 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