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  • Churches That Survive

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Feb 28, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,594 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
     | 1,534 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

  • The Church With The Closed Door

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Dec 26, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,288 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

  • The Enemy Within: Indifference Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Feb 26, 2007
    based on 25 ratings
     | 6,932 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
     | 6,269 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
     | 15,159 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

  • Church Of Supernatural Signs

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Sep 28, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,233 views

    keys to a powerful church

    Intro: we all are familiar with signs, everyday signs are part of our lives. Stop signs, yield signs, speed limit signs, signs that advertise, signs that warn. During the 60’s people held up peace signs. There are protest signs, and at football games people hold up signs that show support of their ...read more

  • 5 Easter A

    Contributed by Roger Haugen on Apr 25, 2002
    based on 114 ratings
     | 4,702 views

    In a time of change the words "do not let your hearts be troubled" can be difficult words to hear but these are the words that direct us to Jesus, the Way, the Truth and the Life. Jesus, the only one we can depend on when all else is changing.

    5 Easter A John 14:1-14 28 April 2002 Rev. Roger Haugen These words are so often read at funerals that it seems odd not to have a casket and flowers. These words are so often used to assure the family and friends of the deceased that the deceased is in a better place, a place assured from ...read more

  • E Pluribus Unum

    Contributed by Johnnie Travis on Sep 27, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,346 views

    FROM MANY,ONE IN CHRIST

    E PLURIBUS UNUM "E Pluribus Unum" was the motto proposed for the first Great Seal of the United States by John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson in 1776. A Latin phrase meaning "One from many," the phrase offered a strong statement of the American determination to form a single ...read more

  • It's Time To Renovate The Church - Part 2

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on May 25, 2014
    based on 5 ratings
     | 14,177 views

    Looking at what is needed in the the Church today... and what is not needed

    It Is Time To Renovate The Church Part II II Chronicles 29:6-12 This morning we began to examine the fact that “It Is Time To Renovate The Church”. Tonight we will continue that thought. We looked at the honorable actions of Hezekiah who ascended to the throne in Judah at the ...read more

  • When Ministry Stinks!

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Jul 16, 2001
    based on 121 ratings
     | 8,010 views

    Ministry is not always for fun and profit!

    When Ministry Stinks! Everyone wants a mega-ministry. They want the largest Church or Sunday School. They want to be the evangelist or revivalist with the biggest numbers of converts or the highest rated TV show or network. They want to be the pastor that stays on the best seller list the ...read more

  • Great Grace #4: Meaningful Mentors, False Followers And Hurtful Hypocrites Series

    Contributed by on Feb 25, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,853 views

    In every church, you will find the good, the bad and the ugly: Meaningful Mentors (good), False Followers (bad), and Hurtful Hypocrites (ugly). Which one are you?

    GREAT GRACE AND FREEDOM #4: MEANINGFUL MENTORS, FALSE FOLLOWERS AND HURTFUL HYPOCRITES INTRO TO TOPIC: The Book of Galatians was written by the Apostle Paul to the churches in the Roman Province of Galatia. His purpose in writing was to confront legalism in the church, and to teach the Good ...read more

  • A Race For All Generations

    Contributed by Jeremy James on Nov 21, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,589 views

    How to prevent our own extinction in the church: 1.Commitment 2.Relvancy 3.Activity

    Armageddon Intro Last week I watched the movie Armageddon, for about the 1000th time. In the movie Armageddon the world is faced with an impending disaster. In fact an asteroid the size of Texas threatens to hit the planet earth and wipe out everything on the planet. As our heroes are about to ...read more

  • The Cry For Revival

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Jan 8, 2001
    based on 260 ratings
     | 4,288 views

    Creating An Insatiable Hunger for God

    Inside every human, there exists a yearning - a hunger for something more than what we have. It can create an ever-deepening void of loneliness and uncertainty. It is often mistaken as a need for new things, or new experiences, or new friends. We find ourselves dissatisfied, discontent and ...read more

  • Let God's Spirit Move In Series

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Aug 24, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,603 views

    Discover how God’s Spirit reforms His Church

    (Message title and Scripture passage taken from John Maxwell’s series, MAKE YOUR MOVE) I was talking with a couple of people this week about how God’s Church can be the positive influence in people’s lives. But I’m also aware that there are flaws within God’s Church. Some of the flaws come as ...read more