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  • The Member-Run Church Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jul 11, 2001
    based on 107 ratings
     | 2,296 views

    Casting the vision for a member-run church, promoting the identity of every believer as a priest and minister of our God

    The Catalytic Church: The Member-Run Church Scripture Reading: Isaiah 61:1-6a Maybe you’ve heard about the two women who stood side by side on the sidewalk in the middle of the night watching the only church in the neighborhood burn to the ground. And as they stood ...read more

  • The Church Series

    Contributed by Dan Farrell on Jul 10, 2001
    based on 16 ratings
     | 3,633 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

  • Who Needs The Church?

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Jul 4, 2001
    based on 83 ratings
     | 5,717 views

    For anyone who wants to know God, the church is essential.

    Let’s imagine it’s sometime this afternoon. You’re at home, working in the front yard, and you see a moving van stop a couple of houses down the street. Two men get out of the truck and start unloading furniture. Then you see a minivan pull up to the curb, and a family gets out. You want to be a ...read more

  • Attidudes Toward Church Leaders

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 11, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 6,438 views

    What should our attitudes be toward church leaders?

    INTRODUCTION We have spent considerable time looking at the position on elder in the local church. Such a study can be a tedious one at best. It subject matter is important because it is easy to be critical of people who are “in charge” of things. I hope that through the message, you have ...read more

  • Is It Worth It?

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Jun 25, 2001
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,247 views

    An inductive message using the biblical narrative and contrast to lead individuals to the conclusion that no matter what problems may arise it is always worth the effort to be a church where God can change lives.

    Intro: His mother called him "rude," his wife referred to him as "arrogant" and his caddie said he was "impatient." That is until he turned to Christ. The Gospel changed Payne Stewart’s life. "There used to be a void in my life," Stewart told Sports Illustrated, ’The peace I have now is so ...read more

  • Marks Of A Healthy Church

    Contributed by David Gauthier on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 97 ratings
     | 5,774 views

    Four marks of a healthy church, as seen reflected in the lives of the believers soon after Pentecost.

    What if somebody asked you, “Are you Pentecostal?” “Do you mean do I belong to the Pentecostal Church?” No… I mean, are you Pentecostal?” “Are you asking if I am charismatic?” No… I mean, are you Pentecostal?” “Do you want to know if I speak in tongues?” No… I mean, are you ...read more

  • Thrilling God's Heart

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jul 6, 2001
    based on 129 ratings
     | 11,180 views

    Four characteristics of the kind of worship that thrills God’s heart, as exemplified in the life and worship of David

    Thrilling God’s Heart Text: 2 Samuel 7:18-29, 6:16-18, 24:18-25 INTRO: I want you to imagine that this worship service has just ended, and people are lingering, hugging, milling around, filing out, smiling, laughing, talking to each other: “Wasn’t worship wonderful today?” ...read more

  • A Lift That Will Last

    Contributed by Corey Howse on Jan 21, 2002
    based on 50 ratings
     | 2,536 views

    THIS SERMON IS DESIGNED TO ENCOURAGE WITNESSESS THAT JESUS LIFT WILL LAST.

    HOW MANY OF US HAVE GONE ON VACATIONS?THEN WHILE DRIVING ON OUR VACATIONS BEFORE REACHING OUR DESTINATIONS WE STARTED GETTING SLEEPY. MANY OF US WOULD GO TO THE NEXT EXIT, OR STOP AT THE FIRST CONVENIENCE STORE AND GET A CUP OF COFFEE. AFTER DRINKING THE COFFEE, THE COFFEE WOULD AWAKEN US AND WOULD ...read more

  • Don't Burnout...just Burn

    Contributed by Alan Chandler on Jan 14, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,648 views

    Before Jesus returned to heaven he gave His disciples everything they would need to start the fire that would "burn into" the church, but what does that mean for us today?

    "Don’t Burnout…Just Burn" Acts 1: 1-8 I. Intro. A)Pastor to the church board: Bad news: the church burned down last Sunday Good news: no one complained that the Sanctuary was too cold! B)To say the Sanctuary is on fire is a mostly true statement 1)The Fire Triangle(Fire needs heat, fuel ...read more

  • We Are The Church

    Contributed by Carla Powell on Apr 20, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,250 views

    Explores the four images of church/Christians in 1 Peter 2: infants, living stones, priests, chosen people.

    Lectionary Texts for 5th Sunday of Easter - April 21, 2002 "We Are The Church" - 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14 [Okay-say it with me…]"Here is the church, here is the steeple, open the doors, and see all the people." That little kids’ rhyme and fingerplay holds some truth to it. The church is ...read more

  • Tres Componentes De Un Ministerio Infantil De Éxito

    Contributed by Adrián Olivas on Apr 24, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,315 views

    Hay muchas cosas que se pueden hacer en el ministerio infantil. Podemos usar títeres, cuentos, lecciones objetivas, dramas y mucho más. Muchas de las habilidades y herramientas que se usan nos ayudan a enseñar, pero ¿qué es lo más importante?

    Tres componentes de un ministerio infantil de éxito 2 Timoteo 4:5 Hay muchas cosas que se pueden hacer en el ministerio infantil. Podemos usar títeres, cuentos, lecciones objetivas, dramas y mucho más. Muchas de las habilidades y herramientas que se usan nos ayudan a enseñar, pero ¿qué es ...read more

  • Wanna Hear A Good Mystery? Series

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Apr 29, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 1,206 views

    The church is still a great mystery to some.....

    I. Presentation of the Mystery (1-6) A. Progressive 1. ‘Musterion’ – hidden truth only revealed to some a. Christ is revealed b. So is the mystery 2. Taken from mystery religions (Masons) a. Everyone doesn’t have the knowledge b. Only select ones are taught B. Prophetic – Apostles & ...read more

  • 7 Things In Hell That Need To Be In Every Baptist Church

    Contributed by Tony Cansler on Apr 29, 2001
    based on 243 ratings
     | 2,787 views

    Evangelical sermon

    7 Things in Hell that need to in every baptist Church 1.There is Lost People in Hell. We need them in here to be saved. vs 19-31 2.There is Shouting in Hell. vs 24 3.There is Fire in Hell. We need some fire in our churches vs 24 4.There is Prayer in Hell. vs 27 5.There is Concern ...read more

  • Some Things Found In The Temple That Need To Be In Every Baptist Church

    Contributed by Tony Cansler on May 1, 2001
    based on 118 ratings
     | 2,206 views

    A mesage to the church

    Some things that the Temple had that every Baptist Church Needs 2 Chr 7:1-16 Prayer (7:1) A. People that pray through B. People that Pray Regular C. People that pray for others (1) Lost People (2) Backsliders (3) Fellow Believers Sacrifice (7:1) A. We ...read more

  • A Community Of God's Grace Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Feb 21, 2001
    based on 58 ratings
     | 3,058 views

    Two characteristics of a community based on God’s grace.

    One of the more troubling books I’ve read recently is a book called Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert Putnam. Bowling Alone isn’t a Christian book, but it’s an analysis of the health of our sense of community in American culture. The author of Bowling Alone ...read more