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  • Spiritual Organization Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Dec 10, 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

  • The Virtuous Kingdom: Introductory Sermon #1 Series

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Dec 31, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    This is an introductory sermon offering a composite (layered) portrait of what follower of (and those who refuse to follow) Jesus looks like in Mark’s Gospel.

    The Virtuous Kingdom Evidence of the Reign of God in the Human Heart Mark 11:1-11; 27-33 Part #1 Sermon Objective: This is an introductory sermon offering a composite (layered) portrait of what a follower of Jesus looks like in Mark’s Gospel. 1As they approached Jerusalem and came to more

  • Shinning As Stars Series

    Contributed by Ronald Thorington on Jan 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Believers can be a powerful witness through their words, walk, and work.

    #18 7-29-07 Shinning as Stars Text, Philippians 2:14-16 Introduction, The impact of a person’s life can be for good or bad. The following examples demonstrate the different impact a person can have on their descendents. 1. Max Jukes, was an atheist who lived a ungodly life and married an more

  • Timothy, A Bright Shinning Star Series

    Contributed by Ronald Thorington on Jan 3, 2008

    Timothy was an example of a person who lived and demonstrated the Lordship of Christ in his life and character.

    #19 8-05-07 Timothy, a Bright Shinning Star Text, Philippians 2:19-24 Introduction, 1) Last week’s sermon we as Christians are to shine like stars as a witness for Christ. 2) We are to be witnesses by our words, walk, and our works. 3) We are to follow the example of the brightest stars more

  • What Is Your Name

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Oct 2, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Discovering your name sometimes requires experiences of dark nights and aloneness. God must test our behaviour. He pushes us to see things that are not good for us, things that must change. He loves us far to much to leave us to our destructive behaviour

    The unknown author of the following story captures the value of a name. “After the American Civil War the managers of the infamous Louisiana Lottery approached Robert E. Lee and asked if he’d let them use his name in their scheme. They promised that if he did he would become rich. Astounded, Lee more

  • Will The Real Solomon Please Stand Up Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Oct 3, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    The message gives a realistic picture of who Solomon really was.

    Hollywood is famous for typecasting certain actors. Typecasting is the process by which a film, TV, or stage actor is strongly identified with a specific character, one or more particular roles, or characters with the same traits or ethnic grouping. There have been instances in which an actor has more

  • What Is Your Lifestyle Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Oct 14, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    A look at the lifestyle a Christian should have and how the church has such a tremendous role to prepare us for the world and it’s ways.

    ILLUSTRATION: JUDGE NOT . . . A small-town prosecuting attorney called his first potential juror to the stand in a trial -- a grand-motherly, elderly woman. He approached her and asked, "Mrs. Williams, do you know me?" She responded, "Why, yes, I do know you, Mr. Bryant. I’ve known you since more

  • The Specifics Of Christian Development - Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Oct 22, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    This is sermon #4 in a series of messages concerning Developing Christian character.

    The Specifics of Christian Development, Part 2 2 Peter 1:1-11 Intro Today we are going to continue our consideration of the specifics of Christian character development. We note that Peter is very specific concerning what character qualities we should seek to develop as a Christian if we are more

  • Like A Tree

    Contributed by Timothy Darling on Oct 23, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Your alignment with God’s word will determine where you stand (sit, and walk) on any issue. Advice from Scripture is better than advice from anybody else.

    Like a Tree Psalm 1 Why do some people have all the luck? I understand that luck is a fabricated force that many people use to explain how apparently random forces fall one way instead of another. I’m not saying that luck exists. I am simply pointing out that many people, us included, more

  • Guilty Until Proven Guilty Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 27, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    As followers of Jesus, we must argue our case fairly, even when our opponents do not. They do not set our agenda.

    Guilty Until Proven Guilty (Acts 6:8-15) 1. Many changes come to us a step at a time. I came across of illustration of this regarding trapping wild pigs. You catch wild pigs by finding a suitable place in the woods and putting corn on the ground. The pigs find it and begin to come more

  • An Introduction To The Beatitudes Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Oct 27, 2008

    An introduction to a 9 part series on the Beatitudes and what Jesus is calling us to become.

    The Beattitudes - Introduction September 28, 2008 Matthew 5:1-12 I would like to do an informal survey. I have one very simple question . . . Who would like to be blessed by God today? That’s it . . . simple isn’t it? Okay, if you want to be blessed by God, then I need you to raise your more

  • Arms Wide Open Series

    Contributed by Jay Mcphearson on Nov 3, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Our desire to be like Christ will be measured in an arms length.

    Life Wide Open…Arms Our desire to be like Christ will be measured in an arm length. Sunday Morning Sermon 11.02.08 I used three texts to look at the life of Christ -- If you would like the power point email me the title in the subject line and I will send it to you via email for free -- good more

  • Lost - But Not A Total Loss Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Terry Jones on Nov 9, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    In Prime Time Christianity, Pastor Terry will look at our impact for Christ in the world around us with some help from this seasons more popular prime time Television Series. In this second message of the series Pastor Terry will challenge the Body to se

    (We will consider selected text throughout the 27th and 28th chapters of Acts) ABC will run the third season of their prime time drama of 48 plane crash survivors who find themselves marooned on a remote Pacific island. They don’t know where they are and worse yet, it seems no one else does more

  • The Creator's Mark Is Everywhere Series

    Contributed by Samuel Wilder on Nov 10, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    This is a sermon on becoming the creative people God has made us to be and learning to give thanks for God’s mark of creativity upon all of creation.

    Four Psalms of Thanksgiving Psalm 104 – God’s Mark is Everywhere November 9, 2008 ____________________________________ Reading of Psalm 104, using designated readers in the congregation (use video loop of creation scenes): • Verses 1-4 • Verses 5-13 • Verses 14-18 • Verses 19-26 • Verses more

  • 7 Things God Hates (Part One) Series

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Nov 10, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Looking at the character of man that is not pleasing to God. It is in our best interest to allow the Lord to take these things out of our lives.

    7 Things that God Hates(Part one) Proverbs 6:16-19 Introduction- This morning I want to talk to a moment about what proverbs 6 calls the seven things that God hates or the 7 abominations of God. 1.Pride 2. Lying 3. Shedding of innocent more