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  • Undignified Series

    Contributed by Doug Henry on Dec 30, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,643 views

    Worship is more than a song - sometimes God requires us to give Him more.

    Undignified Worship 2 Samuel 6:12 – 23 In the early 1900’s, there was a little boy who lived out in the country who dreamed of being able to see a circus. He had heard great things from his friends about the circus, but he had never been to see one. One day, the boy was excited to find out ...read more

  • How To Change The World Without Being Religious Series

    Contributed by Adrian Warnock on Feb 15, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,250 views

    What are the identity markers of the Christian?

    Changing the World- one person at a time. How to Change the world without being religious (Acts 10) Why study Acts? Not just a story but a template for how church should be Acts is the key to understanding the rest of the NT Acts shows why Jesus died- to start the church Acts ...read more

  • Biblical Eldership: The Government Of God

    Contributed by Ed Warfield on Mar 4, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,267 views

    A properly functioning eldership provides plurality in leadership, unity of purpose and a system of checks & balances. Biblical eldership is kingdom government & ultimately it’s about understanding & becoming the person God wants each of us to be.

    Biblical Eldership: The Government of God Intro.: It’s not always easy to be objective about the structure and government of the New Testament Church. We are influenced by the teaching we’ve had. So it’s often difficult to approach the subject with an open mind. But, we need to seriously examine ...read more

  • The First Controversy In The Church Series

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on May 1, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,301 views

    What does a church in action do with problems? How do we handle controversy? By following the example of the early church.

    The First Controversy in the Church A church in action will still have some problems. ILL>>>Perhaps the only way to avoid quarreling with your wife is to let her go her way and you go hers. ILL>>> Sue Martinuk, War had broken out between my roommate and me. We dealt with our anger by not ...read more

  • Worship 1 Series

    Contributed by Clyde White on Aug 22, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,397 views

    The first reference was directed to Jacob & Esau as individuals by whom different nations and people would come(nothing about eternal life. The second reference was directed to the descendants of Jacob & Esau, not to Jacob & Esau individually.

    Isaiah 6:1 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, and the train of His robe filled the temple. 2 Above it stood seraphim; each one had six wings: with two he covered his face, with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. 3 And one ...read more

  • Simony, Nepotism And Cronyism- Oh My!

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 24, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,005 views

    A sermon on corruption in the church based on the story of Simon the Sorcerer in Acts 8. (Thanks to SermonCentral Contributors and Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page)

    Sermon for 1/22/2006 Acts 8:4-25 Introduction: In February 2001, Adam Burtle, a 20 year old student at the University of Washington put his soul up for auction on eBay. The ad read: "Hardly used. I make no warranties as to the condition of my soul. As of now it is near mint condition, with ...read more

  • Church 101 Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 19, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,181 views

    God’s template for church gatherings is straightforward. Let’s look at four focuses that describe what a church should accomplish internally, though not always all at once, but through its overall ministry.

    Church 101 (Acts 2:40-47) 1. Sometimes people do not like to think too much: A fellow stopped at a gas station and, after filling the tank on his car, he paid the bill and bought a soft drink. He stood by his car to drink his cola and he watched a couple of men working along the roadside. ...read more

  • We Are Builders

    Contributed by Sherman Gordon on Jan 20, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,117 views

    It’s a biblical mandate that we build. Noah built an ark and altar. Nimrod built a city. Nehemiah built a wall. What are you going to build for God?

    HOW TO BUILD AN INSTITUTE: WE ARE BUILDERS PSALMS 127:1 WHETHER YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT . . . CHURCH, BIBLE INSTITUTE . . . FOUNDATIONAL PRINCIPLES THAT MUST BE UNDERSTOOD. FOREMOST AS LEADERS YOU MUST UNDERSTAND THE BIBLICAL MANDATE THAT HAS BEEN PLACED UPON OUR LIVES TO BUILD. LIKE OUR HEAVENLY ...read more

  • God's Dress Code

    Contributed by Brian Buriff on Mar 20, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,293 views

    What every Christian should wear to church...or any other time in their sacred approach to God through worship, prayer, bible study and their devotions.

    I. DEAR ABBY LETTERS – How To Dress In Church Dear Abby: May I respond to your reply regarding attire in church? As a priest and pastor, I’m appalled at how some people come dressed for Sunday worship. You said that “Dress codes have been greatly relaxed in recent decades,” which I find to be ...read more

  • La Sainte Cene

    Contributed by Francis Novert on Apr 14, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,405 views

    la signification de la sainte cène : faites ceci en mémoire de moi

    LA SAINTE CENE : LA FRACTION DU PAIN Luc 22/ 1 à 22 et actes 2/42 Ils persévéraient dans l’enseignement des apôtres, dans la communion fraternelle, dans la fraction du pain, et dans les prières. Nous allons parler ce matin de la fraction du pain appelé aussi la sainte cène C’est un acte ...read more

  • When We All Get Together Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Jun 3, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 5,553 views

    This sermon addresses the sometimes "sticky" topics of hand-raising and women in the church. If Paul would be "appalled" with any legalistic interpretation of his advice to Timothy.

    I Timothy #2 CHCC: April 22, 2007 When We All Get Together I Timothy 2:1-15 INTRODUCTION: Last Sunday, we looked at I Timothy chapter 1 where Paul gave a young minister named Timothy direction on how to handle false teachers in the Church at Ephesus. Paul charged Timothy to defeat ...read more

  • Heed The Trumpets

    Contributed by Tim Parish on Sep 11, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,017 views

    The elders have sounded the trumpets for us to assemble. We would do well to listen.

    HEED THE TRUMPETS! Numbers 10 Introduction A. Numbers is a book which records the history of the wandering of the Israelites following the giving of the law on Sinai. B. The book covers a little more than 39 years, but most of it deals with the end of that time C. Numbers contains a great deal ...read more

  • Aim For Excellence! Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,173 views

    Third in a series designed for a giving campaign, "Get In The Game."

    Last week, we began our consideration of the things that need to be true of us, as the people of God, if we are going to make sure that we "Get In The Game" for God and live lives that count for Christ. We said that we can know we’ve "Got Game" if we: Go for the gold; Aim for ...read more

  • Expect God To Work! Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,451 views

    Fifth in a series designed for a giving campaign, "Get In The Game!"

    Today we will conclude our consideration of the things that need to be true of us, as the people of God, if we are going to make sure that we "Get In The Game" for God and live lives that count for Christ. We said that we can know we’ve "Got Game" if we: Go for the gold; Aim for ...read more

  • Devoted To God

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Feb 26, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,531 views

    The role of elder is a ministry of leadership.

    DEVOTED TO GOD Acts 6.1-7; I Timothy 3.1-7 S: Church Structure C: Elders Th: A People with Purpose Pr: THE ROLE OF ELDER IS A MINISTRY OF LEADERSHIP ?: How? How do we come to that conclusion? KW: Topics TS: We will find in our study of Scripture four topics that guide us in our ...read more