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  • And In Closing

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Jan 5, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,104 views

    This Sunday, January 8th, 2017, our church will close it's doors. This will be my last sermon to be preached to them

    The first time God spoke to me was over twenty years ago. I was traveling down Highway 16 and was almost at Jones’ Exxon when He said, “Look in the book of Acts.” I hadn’t been a Christian very long. Knew very little about the Bible. But I knew that a strong compulsion was ...read more

  • A Healthy Church? Series

    Contributed by James Parker on Apr 29, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,451 views

    I want to begin a new series, not very long, but long enough. Several months ago, I noticed that I was reading quite frequently about churches closing the doors. This bothered me then, but apparently not enough to preach about it. But God has brought it t

    I want to begin a new series, not very long, but long enough. Several months ago, I noticed that I was reading quite frequently about churches closing the doors. This bothered me then, but apparently not enough to preach about it. But God has brought it to my attention again. I kind of feel like ...read more

  • Why You Need To Attend Church Regularly Series

    Contributed by Brett Crosson on May 10, 2019
     | 795 views

    We live in a culture that seems to take church attendance for granted. Then we wonder why we see so many churches closing down. And so much of the problems we see in society. We need to get back to desiring to get together in His name - he promised to show up!

    Part 1 Acts 2 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. there is just something about being together in one place that God loves Psalm 133 V2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. ...read more

  • The Church With The Closed Door

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Dec 26, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,607 views

    A Sermon on the Church at Laodicea ! The church with a closed door.....closed even to Jesus !

    THE CHURCH WITH THE CLOSED DOOR Revelation 3:14-22 This scene must break the heart of God. When I read these verses, it brings to mind abandoned churches....closed, locked, boarded up. Revival of Mid 1800’s spread along the Eastern Coast, and up into New England. Thousands were saved. ...read more

  • How To Turn Around Your Church

    Contributed by Kevin Keeling on Mar 19, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,891 views

    How To Turn Around Your Church

    How To Turn Around Your Church 1 George Barna 1996 A. Interdiction 50-75 churches close their doors each week. What kind of impact is our church we having on are Community? B. The benefits of studying church decline To see what has happen to other churches so that we can see the success and ...read more

  • They Are All Dead

    Contributed by Joe Burke on Jan 17, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,168 views

    Jesus lives and holds the keys of death

    THEY ARE ALL DEAD ! Adam is dead. Abraham is dead. Moses is dead. The prophets are dead. Buddha is dead. Mohammed is dead. Krishna is dead. Confucius is dead. Mormon Joe Smith is dead. Caesar is dead. Solomon is dead. Kings, nations, cultures, civilizations, governments and great ...read more

  • Churches That Survive

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Feb 28, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,060 views

    jesus gives the keys for the churches survival in a hostile world

    Intro: the other night a report was given that about 3000 churches close annually in the United States. When you hear a report like this the first thought is I wonder what attributed to the decline and closure of a church. Did it lose vision? Did it get older and not make adjustments to minister to ...read more

  • Be A Postive Person

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Sep 19, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,857 views

    This is not a warm fuzzy feel good sermon

    BE A POSITIVE PERSON Date: March 10,2002 AM Service Place: Allendale Baptist Text: Phil. 2:1-8 Introduction No matter where you go what you do or who you are around. No matter how hard you try you just cannot get away from negative talk & negative people. Negative, negative, negative, ...read more

  • Wesley On Thriving Series

    Contributed by O. K. Neal on Feb 1, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,791 views

    How to thrive as a church

    Wesley on Thriving Isaiah 58:6-9 We have had several funerals in our community recently Today I would like to consider another What would happen if our church closed? Do not start worrying KUMC is healthy and are no where near closing Or even slowing down We are just ...read more

  • God Has To Make An Example

    Contributed by Gregory Thomas on Jul 13, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,269 views

    You can’t profit illegally from the giving of your Time, Talent or Money especially when there is a command on what you are suppose to give.

    God Has To Make An Example Acts 5: 1-11 Did anyone notice that 75 churches closed last week? Why do you think they closed? Introduction In the text there is 1) Greed (Vs. 1- 2) Selfishness (Vs.3) ...read more

  • Lion Of Judah!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Aug 1, 2014
     | 2,535 views

    Lions cannot stand before the LION OF JUDAH! Hurray!

    Lion of Judah! Daniel 9:4"O Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments.’ I’m struggling! Should I give you three points on the above scripture? I was thinking! I preached this promise Word in the ...read more

  • The Future Of The Kingdom

    Contributed by Adrian Warnock on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,167 views

    The future’s bright...

    The future of the kingdom Adrian Warnock Audio and slides at http://jubilee-church.org/sermons/2003/08/kingdom-of-god.htm A possible World future…..? * Risk of economic deflation whilst gap between rich and poor grows- many now living on less than $2 per day * Clinical depression ...read more

  • The Enemy Within: Indifference Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Feb 26, 2007
    based on 26 ratings
     | 7,420 views

    A sermon warning against indifference to the claims of God upon our lives.

    The Enemy Within: Indifference. Amos 6:1 INTRO.: Amos wrote about 760 BC. It was a time of great prosperity in Israel and also a time of great corruption. They often go together. The rich were getting richer at the expense of the poor. Injustice was everywhere in the land. Judges were bribed and ...read more

  • Are We Losing Our Vision

    Contributed by Fred Elliott on Jun 13, 2003
    based on 99 ratings
     | 6,720 views

    Why Christians or Churches loose their vision

    ARE WE LOSING OUR VISION Proverbs 29: 18 Intro: I am very much disturbed by the condition of today A. The condition of the USA 1. Guns and weapons in our schools 2. Violent crimes and mass murders 3. The encouragement of people not to work 4. Known ...read more

  • Total Commitment

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Dec 21, 2000
    based on 348 ratings
     | 15,916 views

    To show what God expects out of His children

    ROM.12:1-2 " TOTAL COMMITMENT " There are close to 100 million church members in America and yet, why are they not making the moral and spiritual impact that they should? ***Why is it, that on Sunday morning, thousands of churches have empty pews?*** Why are so many churches closing their doors ...read more