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  • "Now Then..." Series

    Contributed by Jerry Fenter on May 23, 2002
    based on 120 ratings
     | 6,191 views

    How God gives new hope during the changing of the guard.

    Now Then… Joshua 1:1-5 Notice the “Now then…” statement by God. Why does God say this in reference to Moses? It almost sounds like He’s glad Moses is dead and gone. For us to fully appreciate why God is saying, “Now then…” we need to understand some things about Moses. Especially chosen ...read more

  • Loyal Leaders And Faithful Followers Series

    Contributed by Jerry Fenter on May 23, 2002
    based on 126 ratings
     | 16,054 views

    The qualities of successful leaders and successful followers.

    Loyal Leaders & Faithful Followers Joshua 1:10-18 George was 28 years old, single, and still living with his parents. One Sunday morning, George told his mother he wasn’t going to church. "First," he said, "I’m tired. Second, the people there don’t like me. And third, the sermons are dull." ...read more

  • Pitfalls Along The Way

    Contributed by James Groce on Jul 15, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,485 views

    When one yields to the high calling of God we become very vulnerable to heartbreaks and distortions. To pastor is a demanding role, almost like a mother and child.

    A HEART TO HEART TALK WITH PASTORS Hebrews 12:12-15 Key verse to keep in heart: Psalms 119:165; Great peace have they which love Thy law; AND NOTHING SHALL OFFEND THEM (meaning that NOTHING in the Word will ever be offensive to those that love the Word). Hebrews 12:12 Wherefore lift ...read more

  • Arise And Build

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Aug 2, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 5,146 views

    This is a sermon preached at the beginning of a major relocation building program.

    ARISE AND BUILD NEHEMIAH 2:20 ILL. I had a preacher friend tell me one time that he had always wondered what all those men at the ordination service were saying as they leaned down, placed their hands on the one being ordained, and whispered into his ear. He told me that he had found out what ...read more

  • Barnabas At Antioch

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Sep 17, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,000 views

    A brief look at the work of a great pastor at a great church.

    BARNABAS AT ANTIOCH Acts 11:19-24 (vs.23) INTRO. Antioch was about 280 miles from Jerusalem. It was a city of some importance in the New Testament. It was here that the author of Acts, Dr. Luke was born as well as his friend Theophilus. It was to Antioch that many Christians fled after the ...read more

  • I Can Do All Things, Even Build A Church

    Contributed by Jeffrey Sackett on Sep 20, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 2,044 views

    A sermon looking at the hazards and opportunities as we start a building program

    “I CAN DO ALL THINGS, EVEN BUILD A CHURCH!” Acts 16:22-30; 2 Tim 3:12. Some of you might be wondering about the title of this message in relation to the Scripture passage. Normally, a message with this title would be associated with Philippians 4: 13 where at the end of a discussion about ...read more

  • The Churches Priority: Worship Series

    Contributed by Ralph Juthman on Oct 4, 2002
    based on 80 ratings
     | 4,776 views

    This is the third in a series entitled :What Makes A Great Church

    TITLE: The Churches Priority: Worship Text: Acts 2:42; John 4 Theme: Worship P.S. As we seek to fulfill this purpose then our priorates will become clearer and less self serving. Introduction: Illustration: In any construction project there is usually a question of priorities, which ...read more

  • Let's Be A "Liberal" Church

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Dec 12, 2002
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,192 views

    A lesson on Giving. God requires us to give of our lives, time and money let us do so as God would have us to do; both cheerfully and liberally.

    Let’s be a “Liberal” Church 2 Corinthians 9:6-11 Thesis: God requires us to give of our lives, time and money let us do so as God would have us to do; both cheerfully and liberally. Introduction: I. God requires us give. A. 1st we give our lives to God by faith in His son through ...read more

  • The Family And Church Attendance

    Contributed by Michael Reeves on Aug 20, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 7,621 views

    A message dealing with the scriptural commands to worship in church as a family.

    THE FAMILY AND CHURCH ATTENDANCE Introduction: I believe, if ever there was a time for this message, it is now. All across this nation in Bible-believing churches where the Word of God is loved and proclaimed, there is a very sad trend taking place. It has to do with indifference by families, ...read more

  • Shepherds Of The Soul

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Aug 29, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 3,040 views

    God has called our leaders to influence those under their care for the Kingdom and not their own gain.

    Shepherds of The Soul Hebrews 13:17-25 We are down to the last section of this wonderful letter written to the Hebrews. The letter is over 1900 years old and yet, as we have been studying together for the past several months, I have continuously been amazed at how powerful, relevant, comforting, ...read more

  • Called By God Series

    Contributed by Roger Griffith on Jul 15, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,574 views

    Some at Galatia were attempting to descredit Paul’s ministry. Paul emphasizes that he was not called by men but by God.

    CALLED BY GOD TEXT: Galatians 1:11-24 (NIV) 11 I want you to know, brothers, that the gospel I preached is not something that man made up. 12 I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it; rather, I received it by revelation from Jesus Christ. 13 For you have heard of my previous ...read more

  • Who Comes To Church Series

    Contributed by Tony Mccreery on Dec 6, 2003
    based on 110 ratings
     | 14,170 views

    People go to church for many different reasons. Why do you?

  • The Pastor's Heart -- Part One

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Oct 14, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 6,675 views

    What is really inside the heart of a true pastor?

    THE PASTOR’S POINTS sermon ministry of CEDAR LODGE BAPTIST CHURCH Thomasville, NC ------------ October 12, 2003 1Wherefore when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left at Athens alone; 2And sent Timotheus, our brother, and minister of God, and our fellowlabourer in the ...read more

  • 3 Easter B

    Contributed by Roger Haugen on May 1, 2003
    based on 69 ratings
     | 3,384 views

    In our worship Jesus comes among us and tells us "Peace be with You." Our worship reflects the events of the resurrection.

    3 Easter B Luke 24:36b-48 4 May 2003 Rev. Roger Haugen A young pastor was fishing for comments at the door following one of his sermons that he felt was particularly profound. One older man responded, “Sometimes we come to church because of the pastor and sometimes we come in spite of the ...read more

  • The Great Shepherd Series

    Contributed by Gregg Strawbridge on Apr 12, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,612 views

    Jesus is the great Shepherd of the flock because He fulfilled the covenant plan of redemption by offering His eternal blood as the resurrected Lamb of God. He made the ultimate sacrifice so that His sheep would have true peace through the grace of God. Th

    INTRODUCTION - St Patrick’s Day He was a Roman who was taken from his home in Scotland at 16 to be a slave in Ireland and his service was to be a humble Shepherd. Later he would shepherd as at were a whole people and train over 350 Shepherds of God’s flock. I am sure by now you have guessed his ...read more