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  • Marks Of A Good Leader

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Oct 22, 2007
    based on 75 ratings
     | 16,295 views

    Let’s consider from the life of Barnabas some marks of a good leader and how we can apply them to our lives. 1- Looks for God at work 2- Encourages others 3- Influences others for Christ

    INTRO.- ILL.- Someone asked: How do you know when a politician is telling the truth? When he pulls his ear, he is telling the truth. When he rubs his nose, he is telling the truth, but when he opens his mouth, he is lying. I’m sure that’s how many people feel about most politicians. ILL.- ...read more

  • We're All In This Together

    Contributed by Shane Brooks on Oct 25, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 5,093 views

    Learning to Unite the church...Cool Video Setup

    Setup- Video Clip from HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL The last scene/song "We’re All in this Together" We’re all in this together As Christians were meant to be a UNIT…FAMILY…GROUP…We go Together John 17:20-22 One of the last things on Jesus’ mind... Was the church being the church. 1. Walk ...read more

  • When Human Barriers Come Down, Heavenly Blessings Come Down! Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Jan 20, 2008
    based on 23 ratings
     | 10,736 views

    We all have built-in prejudices that God must break down before we be truly effective with the Gospel. We see Him doing just that in our text.

    When human barriers come down, HEAVENLY BLESSINGS come down! Acts 10:1-34 Have you ever noticed that the guy driving slower than you is always a jerk, whereas the guy driving faster than you is always a maniac? By fallen nature, we’re all prone to justify ourselves and to condemn those ...read more

  • "The Church, God's Footstool"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Oct 18, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,085 views

    God does not live in a box, and his name is not Jack! The local Church should be likened unto a footstool. An easy five point outline to preach.

    Sub Title: "God’s name is not Jack!" Introduction: Although King David had accomplished many things in his life, his greatest desire was to build a Temple in God’s honor. All of the other kings and kingdoms had built great Temples to their gods, it was time, David thought, to build a Temple ...read more

  • Our Call To Worship

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Sep 4, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 18,204 views

    The beginning of the Church year (Fall) and all of its activities calls for a renewal of commitment and repentance to do the Lord’s work. This Psalm is a call to worship and a call to battle for the church and its ministries.

    OUR CALL TO WORSHIP Last week as I was walking my dog a verse came to my mind: “The earth is the LORD’s and everything in it…” I had not memorized this phrase, nor do I recall a song that would grab me the way this phrase did. I shrugged it off and continued the canine ritual. A few days ago ...read more

  • How Can We Keep From Singing? Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Apr 19, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,753 views

    49th in a series from Ephesians. The kind of music that flows from our lives when we are controlled by the Holy Spirit.

    Over the past several decades the church has engaged in what has become known as the “Worship Wars.” We’ve experienced a seemingly endless debate about what is the right kind of music to sing in our worship services. Hymns or praise choruses? Traditional or contemporary? Organs or guitars? But when ...read more

  • Why A Church Covenant

    Contributed by Don Baggett on Dec 1, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,155 views

    Church members need to have an agreement concerning how they will conduct themselves with respect to the local church of which they are a part.

    The context of this verse has to do with the use of tongues, and other spiritual gifts, in the church. While all churches certainly need to make the Bible their standard for faith and practice, different churches tend to interpret things differently. Therefore, it is wise for a local church to ...read more

  • Does Tradition Hinder Us?

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 23 ratings
     | 10,200 views

    This world changes daily, and so do our churches. But people resist change, opting for tradition instead. We forget that Jesus was all about change. This message explores the "why" of change. Audio & text will be placed at - www.sermonlist.com

    It was just a few years ago when you would go to a restaurant and if there was a waiting list, you would be called by name when they had an empty table. Have you been to Outback recently? They give you a pager and when it is you turn, they page you. When they dial your pager, an electronic ...read more

  • A Riot In Ephesus

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Feb 2, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,100 views

    Paul’s Teaching turns Ephesus Upside Down

    I. PRAYER II. Introduction a. I recently read an article by a man who compared a baby monitor to the Holy Spirit. You see, one day while trying out the new baby monitor in his infant’s room, he whispered into it “Can you hear me?” b. His house was like most others with a mother and a newborn, ...read more

  • How To Stop The Church From Charging Series

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on Jun 18, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,962 views

    How do you stop a rhino from charging? Take away his credit card!! :) But seriously, there are those who would stop the church from charging forward. How will the church combat these enemies?

  • An Elder Is A Man

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Dec 5, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 1,910 views

    Elders are not models of perfection, yet the church does have a responsibility towards them.

    Morning Message Central Church of Christ December 3, 2000 John Dobbs AN ELDER IS A MAN Introduction: There is no doubt that to be an elder is to be in a position of great influence, great responsibility, with great demands. It isn’t just any man who is willing to serve in this way. ...read more

  • Divorce And Christian Service

    Contributed by Dana Carpenter Jr. on Dec 29, 2000
    based on 97 ratings
     | 1,841 views

    Does divorce and remarriage disqualify one for Christian service?

    (The views expressed in this teaching are not necessarily those of Freedom Bible College, Concepts of Freedom Ministries, or any affiliations, ministers, faculty, or staff thereof.) Introduction. A. Very controversial subject. B. Those who teach this view are often called ...read more

  • The Biblical Doctrine Of Baptism Series

    Contributed by Wade Bridges on Mar 20, 2001
    based on 159 ratings
     | 1,739 views

    Biblical look at Baptism

    The Biblical Doctrine of Baptism Matthew 3:13-17 What is Baptism? Many have their definition of this precious word but the Bible has the correct meaning. The Greek Word for Baptism is; "bap’-tis-mah", which means; "immersion, submersion. of Christian baptism; a rite of immersion in water as ...read more

  • A Prodigal Or A Prodigy

    Contributed by Richard Rutledge on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 1,206 views

    Graduation sermon

    A Prodigal or a Prodigy Luke 15: 11-24 This passage of Scripture has been preached on numerous times. It’s been dramatized, sensationalized and often times taken to the extreme. It has become a melodrama of Scripture. It’s been preached about how rambunctious this son was. About how ...read more

  • Preparing To Build Your Temple

    Contributed by Tommy Davis on Jun 13, 2001
    based on 157 ratings
     | 9,151 views

    This sermon was preached for the Building Fund Rally at the Greater Thankful Missionary Baptist Church in Bleecker, Alabama. The sermon focuses on the importance of preparation in kingdom building.

    Preparing to Build Your Temple Text: 1 Chronicles 22:5,6; 1 Corinthians 6:19,20 1 Chronicles 22:5,6 5 And David said, Solomon my son is young and tender, and the house that is to be builded for the LORD must be exceeding magnifical, of fame and of glory throughout all countries: I ...read more