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  • Children...the Future Of The Church Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Nov 4, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,615 views

    In this message I am speaking to the great need we have in our churches today to reach children. We had 11 people volunteer during the invitation to teach children in our church.

    “Children...the Future of our Church” Mark 10:13-16 Children are great aren’t they? I read a story this week of a little boy who had just gotten into bed and was thirsty. The conversation went like this. The little bot called our from upstairs Dad can I have a glass of water please? He says ...read more

  • What Does A Spiritual Church Look Like?

    Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 4, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,584 views

    People have many ideas about what makes a church "spiritual," and not too many of them are biblical. In today’s sermon we will find that a spiritual church is characterized by its devotion to Jesus Christ.

    What Does A Spiritual Church Look Like? Acts 2:41-47 Introduction Illustration: The Tater Family Some families make church their home. Others find other uses for the church. Take the notorious Tater family, for example. Perhaps you’ve met some of them. · The chief of the clan is old Dick ...read more

  • A Lukewarm Church Series

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Nov 5, 2007
    based on 30 ratings
     | 16,620 views

    A look at the lukewarm church of Laodicea. Are we a lukewarm church?

    A Lukewarm Church Introduction: A young woman went to her preacher and said, "Preacher, I have a besetting sin, and I want your help. I come to church on Sunday and can’t help thinking I’m the prettiest girl in the congregation. I know I ought not think that, but I can’t help it. I want you to ...read more

  • Be A Good Church Member - Part 1

    Contributed by Chris Layton on Nov 7, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 917 views

    Deals with us being what we should be as a member of His church.

    Our subject this morning is really going to be in the form of a challenge – I challenge you to “Be a Good Church Member.” There are many texts that I could use to preach this sermon, but I have chosen the last words of Peter in 2 Peter 3:18 for they form the challenge to each of us this ...read more

  • Deacons: Servant Leaders

    Contributed by John Raulerson on Nov 7, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,826 views

    A call to deaconship is a call to serve. Deacons are called to minister to the body of Christ and not act as a ruling body.

    DEACONS: SERVANT LEADERS ACTS 6:1-7, 1 TIM 3:8-12 When Jesus came to earth He turned conventional theological understanding and religious hierarchy upside down. Before Jesus came places of position, power, and influence were sought after in the religious. As a matter of fact, those in ...read more

  • Be A Good Church Member - Part 2

    Contributed by Chris Layton on Nov 9, 2007
     | 688 views

    Deals with us being what we should be as a member of His church.

    Tonight we will continue our look at the challenge I lay before you as members of FBC Runnelstown to “Be a Good Church Member.” You can look around tonight and see how many are willing to take this challenge from the morning service and how many aren’t. It is sad when other priorities come BEFORE ...read more

  • Groundbreaking Ceremony

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Nov 15, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 18,169 views

    Groundbreaking Ceremony for a new building

    November 11, 2007 Song – Esther Welcome and Opening Remarks – Rick Stacy Welcome to all our guests, friends, and families of MCC Introduction of special guests, Midwest Construction Representatives, and Bankers Building Team Leader and remarks Midwest Representative and remarks Brief ...read more

  • Who Is Tending The Lamp

    Contributed by Clint Shrum on Nov 26, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,343 views

    Eli nor his sons watched after the lamp in the temple that provided a light and it went out. This is a brief outline of what happens when the light of the local church goes out

    WHO IS TENDING THE LAMP? I Samuel 2:12, 22 & I Samuel 3: 3 Intro: In the reading of the text we see a few things. First, we have read about Eli’s sons Hophni and Phineas and how wicked they were. In The final verse of scripture we read how the lamp of God has gone out in the temple. I want ...read more

  • Life Or Death

    Contributed by David Trexler on Dec 5, 2007
     | 622 views

    What if today you could choose between life and prosperity, death and adversity? What would you choose?

    Sermon for Luke 14:25-33 September 9th 2007 What if today you could choose between life and prosperity, death and adversity? What would you choose? Today’s gospel reading is quite interesting. It begins with “Now large crowds were traveling with him.” When I read the text for a given ...read more

  • Keeping The Work Alive

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,283 views

    It’s one thing to get God’s people back to work and quite another thing to keep them on the job. Dr. Bob Jones, Sr. often said that the greatest ability a person can possess is dependability but too often potential workers excuse themselves and say, “Her

    Keeping the Work Alive Haggai 2:1-9 Intro It’s one thing to get God’s people back to work and quite another thing to keep them on the job. Dr. Bob Jones, Sr. often said that the greatest ability a person can possess is dependability but too often potential workers excuse themselves and say, ...read more

  • Ministry - Investing In Others

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,284 views

    What is a good investment today? Several strong companies that enjoyed a superior reputation a year ago are now struggling to service. Companies like Enron, Nextel, Worldcom, Delta, and United have suffered huge losses. Financial investing has always b

    Ministry – Investing in Others Matthew 20:28-34 Intro What is a good investment today? Several strong companies that enjoyed a superior reputation a year ago are now struggling to service. Companies like Enron, Nextel, Worldcom, Delta, and United have suffered huge losses. Financial ...read more

  • The Character Of An Effective Church Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,674 views

    There is much truth in the humorous adage that some people make things happen, others watch things happen, while still others are left wondering what happened. What is true of individuals is also true of churches. Some churches are dynamic, aggressively

    The Character of an Effective Church Acts 13:1-13 Intro There is much truth in the humorous adage that some people make things happen, others watch things happen, while still others are left wondering what happened. What is true of individuals is also true of churches. Some churches are ...read more

  • Good For Something Series

    Contributed by John Raulerson on Dec 13, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 412 views

    Many Christians and churches today have become good for nothing as they have lost their influence. We should strive to be good for something.

    Series: Being the Body Matthew 5:13 Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. I. THE SHAMEFUL STATE OF BEING GOOD FOR NOTHING A. No ...read more

  • Changing The World Around Me Series

    Contributed by John Raulerson on Dec 14, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 720 views

    Jesus called us "salt" and "light" which are both change agents to the world around them.

    Series: Being the Body CHANGING THE WORLD AROUND ME Matthew 5:13-16 In June 1990 the world watched in amazement the destruction of the Berlin Wall and the fall of the Iron Curtain. People were finally free from the communist rule of the Soviet Union. This change in political rule did ...read more

  • Living At A Higher Level

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Dec 27, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 856 views

    This vision message was given to chart a course and long range goals for my church. This message was given at the end of my first year with them.

    Ephesians 5:2 (NLT) Live a life filled with love for others, following the example of Christ, who loved you and gave himself as a sacrifice to take away your sins. And God was pleased, because that sacrifice was like sweet perfume to him. The Line in the Sand - Evangelistically ...read more