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  • The Ancient Office Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 27, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    The one office we see early in the book of Genesis that continues through eternity in the Book of Revelation is the office of elder! This office is so important that every Christian should understand and support it.

    The Ancient Office (I Peter 5:1-4) 1. A pastor thought God gave Him an idea, and he presented it in the monthly elders meeting. After giving his most impassioned plea and really “selling” the idea to the elder board, the board voted and voted down the pastors proposed changes 12-1. The head more

  • Putting Women In Their Place In Church

    Contributed by Douglas Kinney on Dec 27, 2007
    based on 13 ratings

    What is the real role of women in the church? For those who insist that a women, "must be silent in church," you need to look at biblical church history.

    I Corinthians 14:34-36 Wives must not disrupt worship, talking when they should be listening, asking questions that could more appropriately be asked of their husbands at home. God’s Book of the law guides our manners and customs here. Wives have no license to use the time of worship for more

  • A Beautiful Collision Series

    Contributed by Bobby Daniel on Jan 28, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Sermon 2 in a 5 part series to start off 2008, level 1 is "Living", worshipping together. Title borrowed from David Crowder song of same title.

    A Beautiful Collision John 4:23-24 Intro: I love football, as you know. I watched it most of my life, but I remember really seeing my first game and getting into it when the Steelers beat the Cowboys in the Super Bowl back in 1976. I went on to play pewee football and a little bit in high more

  • God Wants Us To Be . . . A Church That Worships Series

    Contributed by Joe La Rue on Feb 14, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    A consideration of what constitutes true worship.

    Title: God Wants Us To Be . . . A Church That Worships Series: The Church God Wants Us To Be, Sermon # 2 COPYRIGHT © Joe La Rue, 2008 Text: John 4:19–24 Date Preached: January 20, 2008 Introduction A. The Apostle John tells us in Revelation in the Bible about a series of more

  • An Over View Of The One Anothers Of The New Testament Series

    Contributed by Donald Rapp on Nov 12, 2008

    This is the first in a series of messages on applying the one anothers of the New Testament.

    AN OVERVIEW OF ONE ANOTHER Introduction: One of the great things about doing what I do besides getting to meet lots of God’s people from all over the place is that I get to talk to people about the things that I feel are very important to the Church as a whole. A. I have always had an interest more

  • Why Communion? Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 16, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Explains the purpose and meaning of communion from a Methodist theological persepctive

    Why Communion? 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 Image: Nathan Hale Nathan Hale was a young man who had every prospect for a happy and fulfilling life. He was very well educated for his day—a Yale graduate in an era when very few went to college. He was vividly remembered and admired by his acquaintances more

  • Rhythms Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Nov 13, 2008

    Part 4 in series The Shape of Things to Come. Dave explains Wildwind’s membership commitments, why church membership is important, and asks people to consider membership in the church.

    Rhythms The Shape of Things to Come, prt. 4 Wildwind Community Church David Flowers September 27, 2008 It has been a long time, but after much preparation, a lot of money spent, and with more than a little bit of anxiety, the wedding day has finally come. The bride looks beautiful, having more

  • Getting To Know Him Part 1 Series

    Contributed by James White on Mar 5, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Worship Flows from Divine Revelation. We must study God, not our doctrine, not what we are for or against, we must study God to Know Him.

    Getting To Know Him Part 1 Crossroads New Life Taberenacle is on a journey. Sunday night I felt as though I preached one of the most important messages in my entire ministry. I have had the spirit of prophecy on me and I want this church to know that God is moving us to a different level. He more

  • Getting To Know Him Part 2 Series

    Contributed by James White on Mar 5, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Your vision determines your victory. We pray and serve God according to how clearly we see Him.

    Getting To Know Him Part 2 Matt 7:22-23 22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? 23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work more

  • Getting To Know Him Part 3 Series

    Contributed by James White on Mar 5, 2007

    Getting to know Jesus sometimes takes us out of what we know and can trust to something that becomes unfamiliar.

    Getting To Know Him Part 3 Rev. James White Crossroads New Life Tabernacle, Deville, LA 2/21/2007 Luke 19:5-10 5 And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up, and saw him, and said unto him, Zacchaeus, make haste, and come down; for to day I must abide at thy house. 6 And he made more

  • Offer God Your Best Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Apr 5, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    So many times, we look at the end result of our purpose rather than the journey we must travel to accomplish that purpose. We must constantly give God our best so that He can use that best for His Plan, Purpose and Promise.

    INTRODUCTION A. GOD’S ENVISIONED VISION FOR NHBC! As I strive to become who God desires me to be, I learn more of what Paul meant when he said, “we live by faith and not by sight”. And as a church, we also find ourselves striving to become who God has envisioned us to be. I am still not more

  • How Does Jesus Organize His Church? Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Aug 21, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    This sermon examines how Jesus organizes his church into elders, deacons, and the congregation.

    Introduction For the past few Sundays we have been studying the topic of the church. I have been preaching a short series of sermons titled, “Jesus Is Building His Church.” We examined the nature of the church, and made distinctions between a true and a false church. Today, I want to more

  • Table Servers And Bible Servers Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Sep 23, 2007

    Exposition of Acts 6:1-7 specifically as it relates to the job descriptions of pastors and deacons

    Text: Acts 6:1-7, Title: Table Servers and Bible Servers, Date/Place: NRBC, 9/23/07, PM A. Opening illustration: select a few jokes from the Pastoral Search Committee thing B. Background to passage: If you were here this morning you know the context of the growing church carrying out the mission more

  • The Church You've Always Longed For Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Nov 26, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    I preach expository messages, and this is the fifth in my series on the Book of Acts.

    “The Church You’ve Always Longed For” Acts 2:42-47 5.20.07 What is this thing called “church” supposed to be? False ideas about church… • A building • A high-falutin’ affair where you dress up and go to • A “show” where you’re entertained, sort of an “amateur hour” about more

  • The Church, Taking Care Of Business Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Nov 26, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    I preach expository messages, and this is the twelfth in my series on the Book of Acts.

    “The Church, Taking Care of Business” Acts 6:1-7 July 29, 2007 Baptist stranded on a desert island is rescued after years by a helicopter pilot who notices three huts on the island. "What’s the first", he asked. "That’s my house", came the reply. "And the second?" "I’m Baptist, and that’s more