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  • Church Fighting? Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Nov 30, 2015
     | 3,189 views

    What causes problems in the church?

  • A Good Church Fight!

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Oct 28, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,017 views

    Ding Ding! What happens when a church fights? This sermon looks at some causes and effects of church fights.

    Have you ever seen a good church fight? I mean not the casual disagreement about something but I mean the old fashioned fist flying, head-butting, table crashing, chair smashing on the back, bottle over the head church fight? Well I haven’t seen one either, and I hope I never do, but this week I ...read more

  • The Christian Response To A Church Fight Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on May 15, 2019
     | 1,274 views

    This challenging passage gives us insight into Paul's handling of contention.

  • What To Do With Your Criticism

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jul 24, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 3,845 views

    Dealing with Criticism in the life of the church.Fighting the Worship Wars.

    “What To Do With Your Criticisms!” The title of this message could have been, “What you Can Do With Your Criticism” but that has a couple of interpretations. It could also have been entitled, “What You are Doing with Your Criticism.” But we need to recognize that one of the ...read more

  • When Paul Got One-Star Reviews

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Apr 30, 2019
     | 557 views

    The Corinthians criticize Paul's preaching. What can we learn from this conflict?

  • True Faith Series

    Contributed by Ron Murphy on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,594 views

    Churches fight over worship. Members leave over worship. But what is true worship, worship that is acceptable to God?

  • Disputing Disputable Matters

    Contributed by Robert Sickler on Jan 6, 2016
     | 2,774 views

    We are not all at the same level of spiritual maturity, and we do not all walk the exact same path with Jesus; therefore, let us not get disagreeable over opinions.

    Disputable Matters Illustration – The Hatfield and McCoy feud (1863–1891) In most cases, when a dispute ends in violence there is a bit of history behind the dispute. Probably the most famous dispute in America was between two families living in the West Virginia/Kentucky area ...read more

  • Was The Early Church The "Golden Age"? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Aug 31, 2018
     | 1,514 views

    Christians today tend to romanticize the early church as a Golden Age when passages like this one present a picture of a church with plenty of struggles. What does that mean for how we should view the church today?

  • United Or Untied?

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on May 19, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 6,068 views

    Church fights, anger and power-positioning -- the church is so much like the world we hardly have anything to offer as an example of the Christlike life. Here is how to straighten out!

    THE PASTOR’S POINTS sermon ministry of CEDAR LODGE BAPTIST CHURCH Thomasville, NC A fellowship of faith, family and friendships. ------------------------------------------------------- Russell Brownworth, Pastor 1 Corinthians 1.10, 3.23, Psalms 133 There is a chorus I love; it is a ...read more

  • Five Ways To Stand In The Way Of Kingdom Growth Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on May 22, 2019
     | 953 views

    Paul tells us where the false teachers were off-track. These aren't theological matters - so what are they doing that Paul rebukes?

  • Are We Following Jesus?

    Contributed by David Rigg on Oct 11, 2015
     | 3,639 views

    Why do we have so many denominations in Christianity? Is it right to be that way? How did it all get started? Why do so many churches fight among themselves rather than work together? This sermon deals with those questions.

    Are We Following Jesus? Luke 9:49-50 49 Now John answered and said, "Master, we saw someone casting out demons in Your name, and we forbade him because he does not follow with us." 50But Jesus said to him, "Do not forbid him, for he who is not against us is on our side." Back in the 1890's ...read more

  • Why Men Don't Ask For Directions Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jun 1, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 3,850 views

    Independence and self-will are at the heaert of prayerlessness.

    Why Men Don’t Ask For Directions —Part 1 James 4:1-10 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO. Our text connects these important themes. I want to set the stage for this study in this message and continue it next week. James is one of the most ...read more

  • Four Mistakes In Approaching A Dangerous World

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jul 9, 2018
     | 827 views

    Jesus' words about sheep and wolves point us toward the right approach with interacting with the dangerous world around us.

    FOUR MISTAKES IN APPROACHING A DANGEROUS WORLD: 1. IF THE WORLD IS MESSY AND DANGEROUS, IS THE WISE OPTION TO JUST WITHDRAW? No, Jesus is sending us out. - Matthew 10:16a. - Matthew 5:13-16; Matthew 16:18. - Our tendency is to withdraw from the world because it’s a scary place. - ...read more

  • We Believe Better Than We Behave Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Sep 20, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,398 views

    Confronting the normal tendency to promote our own interests,even while surrendering to the reign of God’s Spirit, goes a long way toward promoting unity within the congregation.

    JAMES 4:1–3 WE BELIEVE BETTER THAN WE BEHAVE “What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do ...read more

  • Your Internal Conflict Just Spilled Over Into The Church Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Sep 27, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,229 views

    The disastrous reign of our own desires threatens the health of Christ’s people. James confronts us with the need to address this dreadful malady that contaminates the work of God.

    JAMES 4:1-3 YOUR INTERNAL CONFLICT JUST SPILLED OVER INTO THE CHURCH “What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do ...read more