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  • Staying Focused In Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Mar 25, 2002
    based on 199 ratings
     | 54,598 views

    How to respond to discouragement when it feels like we’re spinning our wheels. Part of a giving campaign series.

    The last few years motivational posters have gotten popular. You know what I mean: those posters with a photograph followed by an inspirational saying underneath the picture. We have a few of them in the green room for our musicians on our worship team. Many of you probably have them hanging in ...read more

  • Turning Your Priorities Into Action Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Mar 25, 2002
    based on 70 ratings
     | 9,186 views

    Three principles for translating our priorities into action in our lives. Part of a giving campaign series.

    Today is a very important and exciting day in the life of our congregation. First of all this is the weekend of Palm Sunday. Palm Sunday marks the start of what Christians down through the ages have called holy week. Holy week is the last week of Jesus Christ’s life before his resurrection from the ...read more

  • Getting Off Our "Buts"

    Contributed by Dean Kennedy on Aug 26, 2002
    based on 210 ratings
     | 14,382 views

    It’s time to quit the excuses before we miss the party. This sermon was presented at an on-going Breakfast Ministry for the Homeless

    This morning I’m going to give you guys an opportunity to change seats. This will be your only chance though. I want to make sure that you are comfortable where you are. Now for the reason why. I was led to pray over certain chairs here this morning before you came in. I feel God is really ...read more

  • Start With Worship - Ezra Chapter 3

    Contributed by Hannah Pinkstone on Dec 11, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 10,471 views

    the Jews returned to their homeland in three waves and began to rebuild their city. but why rebuild the altar before the temple, or the city walls? because there focus was on putting God first!

    I’m going to spend a bit of time talking about some of Ezra chapter 3. About 70 years before the events in this chapter, Judah was invaded by the Babylonian Empire and the people exiled. God had let this happen because they had turned their backs on him. Since then the Babylonian Empire had ...read more

  • Being Culturally Relevant

    Contributed by Ronald Ferrell on Oct 10, 2002
    based on 240 ratings
     | 40,176 views

    With so many changes taking place in our culture today, IS THE CHURCH KEEPING PACE? Our MESSAGE must never change, but our METHODS do in order to reach the culture we’ve been commissioned to reach.

    October 13, 2002 – Covington, IN BEING CULTURALLY RELEVANT 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 It is a common mistake. Pastors and churches can be trapped by this misunderstanding and never know it. Specifically, that the church must do little more than open its doors on Sunday, and the non-Christian ...read more

  • Giving That Hurts Good

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Oct 14, 2002
    based on 82 ratings
     | 2,647 views

    A textual lesson on giving based on Hannah’s promise and gift to God.

    GIVING THAT HURTS GOOD I Samuel 1 INTRODUCTION: Tony Campolo is an American minister who has devoted his life to mission work in the world’s poorest countries. And from one of his many mission efforts, he tells a story of a homeless man who offered to share his coffee with him. Seeing the ...read more

  • The Preacher Should... Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jan 16, 2003
    based on 86 ratings
     | 3,459 views

    This is the 9th sermon in the series "Church On The Rocks". This sermon identifies the responsibilities of a pastor.

    Sunday Morning January 19, 2003 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: ¡§Church On The Rocks¡¨ (#9) THE PREACHER SHOULD¡K 1 Corinthians 4:1-21 Introduction: 1. I have learned after 4 years of being a pastor that everyone except me knows what the pastor should be doing. I know that ...read more

  • The Qualifications Of Deacons

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Jun 6, 2004
    based on 174 ratings
     | 13,041 views

    A message concerning the calling and responsibilities of Deacons.

    The Qualifications of a Deacon July 13, 2003 1 Timothy 3:8-13 Sunday AM Intro: “Everything rises and falls on Leadership.” Setting: The Ephesian church had been blessed w/ great leadership. Acts 20 tells us it was founded by Paul who later turned it over to Timothy. During his time in ...read more

  • Special Servants

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Mar 13, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,474 views

    A study of Deacons: Definition, Divine Order, and Designation.

    Special Servants 1 Timothy 3:8–13 INTRODUCTION • Last week (insert names) was set before you a deacon. • What an exciting time! To see a church grow spiritually. • Elders have asked me to speak on this subject. MAIN BODY I. Definition A. Our English work for Deacon is translated from ...read more

  • Recognizing (And Recovering From) Spiritual Abuse

    Contributed by Jim Miller on May 18, 2003
    based on 71 ratings
     | 6,882 views

    Spiritually abused Christians and spiritual abusers are more prevalent than you may think. This sermon identifies spiritual abuse and offers some remedies.

    INTRODUCTION I am a victim of spiritual abuse. And, chances are, if you have been a member of a church or religious organization for any length of time, you are too. Spiritual abuse surfaces in an assortment of forms: sometimes in-your-face flagrant; other times behind-your-back subtle. It emerges ...read more

  • Happy Churchgoers

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Nov 1, 2005
    based on 69 ratings
     | 6,396 views

    Most people attend church with about as much enthusiasm as going to the dentist to have a tooth pulled. David said he looked forward with eager anticipation to being in God’s house. We need that same attitude that of being happy churchgoers.

    HAPPY CHURCHGOERS PSALM 122:1 Disclaimer: Source material for this sermon has been gleaned from many different sources. I have attempted to acknowledge these sources whenever possible. Introduction: Most people attend church with about as much enthusiasm as going to the dentist to have a ...read more

  • A Call To Serve

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Feb 20, 2006
    based on 38 ratings
     | 7,063 views

    The role of deacon is a ministry of service.

    A CALL TO SERVE Acts 6.1-7; I Timothy 3.8-13 S: Church Structure C: Deacons Th: A People with Purpose Pr: THE ROLE OF DEACON IS A MINISTRY OF SERVICE. ?: How? How do we come to that conclusion? KW: Issues TS: We will find in our study of Scripture four issues that will guide us in our ...read more

  • Why We Share Communion

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Jun 2, 2002
    based on 318 ratings
     | 128,118 views

    Message discusses what this practice is about and who is invited to the Lord’s Table, particularly from a Weslyean perspective.

  • The Risk Of The Steward Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Mar 23, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,531 views

    Being a faithful steward of God’s gifts requires we face the challenge of risking those gifts to grow the Kingdom.

    THE RISK OF THE STEWARD Matthew 25:14–30 The hang-glider rides the tramway to the top of Sandia Peak overlooking Albuquerque. At the tip of the peak, he stretches the gossamer fabric over a lightweight metal frame and leaps off the mountain into the clear air. The person enjoys the rush ...read more

  • Revival

    Contributed by Ron Hicks on Sep 22, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,942 views

    Are the days of great revivals over with? Could be for you.

    REVIVAL ARE THE DAYS OF GREAT REVIVALS OVER WITH? ARE SERVICES WHERE WAVES OF GOD’S GLORY PASSING THROUGH THE HOUSE OF GOD OVER? I STILL BELIEVE WE ARE SERVING A GOD WHO ANSWERS BY FIRE. IN FACT WE OUGHT TO BE HAVING GREATER REVIVALS TODAY THAN WE’VE EVER ...read more