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  • Church Health

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Feb 19, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 651 views

    A message focusing on the goals and vision for 2018, health, not numbers. If we aim for health first, growth will come.

    Text: 1 Thessalonians 3:11-13, Title: More Than Resolutions, Date/Place: WHBC, 12/31/17, AM A. Opening illustration: Jonathan Edwards resolutions, Continuation of growth or health? Quote from the Words to Winners of Souls about pastors who can assess numbers… (p. 20) B. Background to passage: ...read more

  • Five Essentials Of Being An Effective Member In The Body Of Christ

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Oct 10, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,360 views

    Membership in a local church isn't about having your name on the membership rolls, but about being an active participant as a part of the body of believers. God can only help the church to fulfill its design as each member functions effectively as a part

    Five Essentials of Being an Effective Member in the Body of Christ Ephesians 4: 7-16 Membership in a local church isn't about having your name on the membership rolls, but about being an active participant as a part of the body of believers. Each member of the body must function effectively ...read more

  • You And The Church Series

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Nov 9, 2017
     | 1,600 views

    What is the church and how do YOU fit in?

    You and the Church Series: Acts Chuck Sligh November 5, 2017 TEXT: Acts 20:28 – “Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.” INTRODUCTION I want ...read more

  • Membership Matters Series

    Contributed by Art Good on Jun 23, 2017
     | 3,710 views

    The message today is based on a book written by Thom Rainer, titled, “I am A Church Member.” Thom is the President of Lifeway resources and spends a great deal of time researching all different kinds of churches!

    Good morning. Last week Pastor Steve talked a little bit about how we all have our preferences when it comes to where we sit. Personally I sit in a different spot most weeks… And I have met lots of great neighbors. Sometimes though I wonder how YOU feel when one of the pastors sits with you. ...read more

  • Something In Between

    Contributed by Bruce Lee on Nov 12, 2015
    based on 7 ratings
     | 9,384 views

    A salute to Veterans. The kind of loyalty and unity and love and oneness that is hard to find. The meaning of Church membership.

    “Something In Between” “And God has put all things under the authority of Christ, and he gave him this authority for the benefit of the church. And the church is his body; it is filled by Christ who fills everything everywhere with his presence.” Ephesians 1:22-23 ...read more

  • Membership Has Its Privileges Series

    Contributed by Ron Tuit on Feb 8, 2014
     | 4,544 views

    Church "Membership" and Kingdom of God citizenship has extraordinary and unusual privileges.

    “Membership Has Its Privileges” Acts 20:20-28 You might remember “back in the 1990s, American Express had an ad campaign for its credit card. Their slogan was: “Membership has its privileges.” The ad implied that those who were fortunate enough to qualify for ...read more

  • Every Member Matters

    Contributed by Kraig Pullam on Feb 19, 2014
    based on 3 ratings
     | 10,014 views

    The scripture reveals the significance of every member within the body of Christ, the church. We all are important to God; and should in like manner be important to one another in Christ.

    The story deals with a rather old fashioned lady, who was planning a couple of weeks vacation in Florida. She also was quite delicate and elegant with her language. She wrote a letter to a particular campground and asked for reservations. She wanted to make sure the campground was fully equipped ...read more

  • Why Do People Leave Churches? Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Mar 5, 2014
     | 3,005 views

    John's most basic concern is to give this church confidence again in what they have believed about Jesus. And he reminds them that this message is carried by the church that listens to the Apostles, and it isn't found anywhere else.

    Sermon by Rev John Altmann There are a number of ways that people leave churches, for both good and bad reasons. A good reason to leave is to be sent out to serve in another place. We've seen that recently with Heather and Adam. They spent two years with us practicing their ministry, trying ...read more

  • Why Baptize? Series

    Contributed by David Holwick on Mar 20, 2014
     | 2,307 views

    The proper attitude toward baptism.

    Rev. David Holwick First Baptist Church Ledgewood, New Jersey November 10, 2002 WHY BAPTIZE? 1 Corinthians 1:11-17 ________________________________________ My brothers, some from Chloe’s household have informed for me that there are quarrels among you. What I mean is ...read more

  • I Will Be A Functioning Church Member (1) Series

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Apr 18, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,013 views

    This sermon is to speak to members to Funcition better as a whole member of the Body of Christ and the Local Chu This sermon series was taken from the book by Tom Rainer I am a Church Member – I added , my thoughts are other to make this sermon complete

    SERMON SERIES I am a Church Member Series SERMON 1 I will be a Functioning Church Member I will be a a Functioning Church Member I Cor 12:12-31 This sermon series was taken from the book by Tom Rainer I am a Church Member – I added , my thoughts are other to make this sermon ...read more

  • A Gift To Treasure Series

    Contributed by R. Darrel Davis on Jan 28, 2014
     | 3,340 views

    As with any gift, it is easy to take church membership for granted. In order to avoid that, we must understand the gift and how we came to get it so that we will treat it like the gift that it is.

    Introduction: How many of you have ever been a tourist before? You know, you travel to a new place intent on seeing all the wonderful "new to you" sites. If it was an international excursion, you get to have your passport stamped, exchange currency, maybe learn a few phrases in the local language, ...read more

  • Church Membership

    Contributed by Andres C. Guevara Jr. on Sep 30, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,690 views

    The Biblical church membership.

    CHURCH MEMBERSHIP Acts 2: 41-42 November 25, 2007 SUN p.m. As we look back to the beginning of the New Testament Church we find that after Peter’s sermon at Pentecost about 3,000 were added to the disciples, of whom there were about 120. They that gladly received his word were ...read more

  • Membership Matters

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Nov 3, 2014
     | 994 views

    To love Jesus is to love His church. God’s Image is in us all, and we discover Him by discovering His likeness in one another--in the caring community known as the Church.

    When I pastored Army chapels, soldiers attending my services would occasionally ask to join, and I had to explain to them that we can’t have membership since we’re a government agency. Membership would violate the so-called separation of church and state. The non-establishment clause ...read more

  • Baptism And The Church Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jul 16, 2014
     | 1,603 views

    A sermon on how baptism relates to the church (Material adapted from Daniel Overdorf's book, Rediscovering Community, chapter 10 Sacramentally Participating pg. 241- 254)

    HoHum: How can one be baptized without the church? Christians are the church. If not a Christian then not part of church, if a Christian then part of church. We have no record of anyone in the NT baptizing themselves. Imagine someone coming to the point of wanting to be baptized, they come ...read more

  • Hosw To Be A Member Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Jan 5, 2015
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,207 views

    There was a question posed to a few of the ministers some weeks ago as we sat around the dinner table during the Holidays. The question was asked of us, “How Do We View the Condition of the Church?”

    TITLE: HOW TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CHURCH SCRIPTURE: ST. MATTHEW 16:16-19 There was a question posed to a few of the ministers some weeks ago as we sat around the dinner table during the Holidays. The question was asked of us, “How Do We View the Condition of the Church?” It was a ...read more