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  • Healthy Christian Community Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Dec 3, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,058 views

    The apostle Paul highlights what makes for a healthy, mature Christian community. A sermon for II Advent, based on Phil 1:3-11.

    Sermon for II Advent Yr C, 7/12/2003 Based on Phil 1:3-11 Grace Lutheran Church, Medicine Hat, Alberta By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson The apostle Paul’s letter to the congregation at Philippi in Macedonia, is “filled-to-overflowing” with joy and love. Some passages of scripture communicate ...read more

  • When Conflicts Arise In Christian Community

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 25, 2002
    based on 93 ratings
     | 6,076 views

    Learn the principles for dealing successfully with the inevitable conflicts that arise in church

    Last week, we looked at how integrating God’s influence results in healthy relationships. The four steps contained in Philippians 3:15-4:1 were "ask God for clear thinking, live what we know from God, pattern after godly people and make room for a biblical future." If we could do this perfectly ...read more

  • Telling Stories

    Contributed by Ken Gehrels on May 23, 2001
    based on 60 ratings
     | 1,077 views

    Importance of remembrance & testimony in the life of the Christian community.

    Telling Stories Bible Reading: Joshua 1: 1-9 PREPARED BY KEN GEHRELS PASTOR CALVIN CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH NEPEAN, ONTARIO He faced a formidable task. ...read more

  • Fear And Family

    Contributed by Patrick Lane on Dec 20, 2000
    based on 85 ratings
     | 1,209 views

    Ruth’s story of irony and inclusion is also a reminder of God’s presence in the Christian community

    What’s your greatest fear?… Anyone here afraid of spiders? I used to be afraid of spiders. I’m ok with them now, but for a while…. Well I remember once in college I woke up in my old dorm and there was a garden spider on top of my covers, about 10 or so inches from my head. He was looking at me ...read more

  • America Under Attack - A Christian Response

    Contributed by Harold Dixon on Sep 13, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 2,925 views

    Our nation needs a Godly response to these unspeakable events. For this to happen we must see the right response in the Christian community.

    America Under Attack A Christian’s Response September 12, 2001 Proposition: Christians must respond Biblically and trust in The Lord during seemingly Senseless Tragedies. Introduction: Four airplanes (carrying some 266 people) were hijacked by Terrorists yesterday. Two crashed into ...read more

  • A Parent's Answered Prayer

    Contributed by Carolyn Malaika Foster-Brooks on Sep 11, 2002
    based on 48 ratings
     | 2,939 views

    There are many "hurting" parents in the Christian community who have rebellious children. This is a message of agape love!

    Evangelist Carolyn Malaika Foster-Brooks THE MINISTRY OF S.A.R.A.H. in Lyons, GA. PRAYER: God, my Father above, I thank you right now for your undying love. Lord I am before You as a humble servant, yet bold enough to not be afraid of the Gospel of Your Son and my brother, Jesus ...read more

  • When The Church Fails Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Mar 13, 2003
    based on 76 ratings
     | 4,264 views

    Our failures in the Christian community remind us of our need for total and complete dependance on Jesus.

    Like you, I’ve been watching the terrible scandal surrounding the abuse of children by priests in the Roman Catholic church. And the worst part of the scandal isn’t the abuse of children, as horrible as that is. The worst part has the cover up, that rather than stepping in and removing sexual ...read more

  • The Ministry Of Healing & Reconciliation Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Sep 22, 2003
    based on 77 ratings
     | 8,183 views

    James instructs the Christian community to pray, confess sin, forgive sin, lay hands on and anoint the sick, and restore the wayward.

    Sermon for 16 Pent Yr B, 28/09/2003 Based on James 5:13-20 Grace Lutheran Church, Medicine Hat, Alberta By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson PRAYER. PRAYER IS ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL RESOURCES GOD HAS GIVEN US. It can change lives, bringing healing and health, comfort, hope and peace. It ...read more

  • Building A Bridge Of Love Series

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Feb 13, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 4,191 views

    1 Corinthians 13:13 states the greatest is love, so how well are we doing building a bridge of love both inside and outside the Christian Community?

    You might have heard the statement, “If you love someone set her free, if she comes back, she’s yours, if she doesn’t she never was.” The Pessimist would say, “If you love somebody. Set her free…if she ever comes back, she’s yours, if she doesn’t, well, as expected, she never was.” The ...read more

  • Underpinnings Of The Church Of God

    Contributed by Karl Eckhoff on Jun 4, 2002
    based on 21 ratings
     | 942 views

    What is it that makes for a strong Christian Community? Moses identifies three underpins of the Church -- The Family Incubator, The Word of God and the assurance of God’s gracious love.

    Pentecost 2 A Deuteronomy 11:18-21; 26-28 Underpinnings for the Church of God 06/02/02 I would guess that’s not a word that you use in your everyday vocabulary. More customary is the use of other words with similar meaning; words like “foundation” or “groundwork” or “building blocks.” Any ...read more

  • The New Awakening Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Oct 1, 2001
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,778 views

    The alarm that went off on September 11 is opening our eyes to the problem of individualism. The only thing that will keep us from collectively rolling over in our bed of apathy is a strong call to the cross of Christ and to genuine Christian community.

    The New Awakening Pastor Jim Luthy It has been two and a half weeks since we were awakened by the news of terrorists striking on our own soil. Since that time, we have heard that the attacks awakened a "sleeping giant." But that leads me to some questions. If we were a "sleeping giant," ...read more

  • Lessons From St. Patrick

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 27, 2002
    based on 143 ratings
     | 10,963 views

    Patrick role modeled for the Christian community what it means to be a hero of the faith. His attitude in life showed us how to over come in this world. The key was draw closer to God. He also taught us that we have to follow the call of God because it wi

    Lessons from St. Patrick Opening Illustration: Video of Ireland played with Celtic worship in the background. Thesis: Patrick role modeled for the Christian community what it means to be a hero of the faith. His attitude in life showed us how to over come in this world. The key was draw ...read more

  • Men & Women: Different But Equal Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 88 ratings
     | 7,356 views

    Two ways men and women are different in the church, and one way they are equal.

    [Note:  This sermon was introduced by a drama called "God’s Plan?"].   Men and women really are different. So different one author says that it’s almost like men are from Mars and women are from Venus. The feminist movement in America has accomplished a lot of things--many of them good ...read more

  • The Church Series

    Contributed by Dan Farrell on Jul 11, 2001
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,813 views

    We, as the church (world-wide church), need to become a community.

    INTRODUCTION: We are continuing our series on names or titles for the church. So far we have covered the church being: a LightHouse, a Bride, a Body, an Army, and this morning, a Community. A while back someone told me of a “block party” they participated in. The whole ...read more

  • Character Still Does Count Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Nov 5, 2001
    based on 35 ratings
     | 4,735 views

    Character among our church leaders and those who serve in ministry gives the church credibility to share the good news of Christ with others.

    Church attendance on the Sunday after the September 11 attacks rose by 6% nationwide. However, seven weeks later, pollsters tell us that church attendance has settled back to the same level it was before the terrorist attacks. Just by way of contrast, the Sunday after President Kennedy was ...read more