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  • Putting Women In Their Place In Church

    Contributed by Douglas Kinney on Dec 27, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,551 views

    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 ...read more

  • Table Servers And Bible Servers Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Sep 23, 2007
     | 1,224 views

    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 ...read more

  • To Hear, Fear, And Find Him Near

    Contributed by Hansel Young on Oct 11, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,278 views

    personal steps towards revival

    To Hear, Fear, And Have Him Near Psalm 85:6-13 Why do we need revival? A lady asked Billy Sunday: "Why do you keep having revivals when it doesn’t last?" And Billy Sunday in turn asked her, "Why do you keep taking baths?" Regular revival is necessary to keep a church cleaned up. A man ...read more

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

    Contributed by Joe La Rue on Feb 14, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,287 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Office Of The Prophet

    Contributed by Ed Warfield on Mar 1, 2008
     | 1,517 views

    The five-fold ministry is important to the Church fulfilling her end-time destiny. The prophet serves to declare that Jesus is the source of all gifts, including the miracle of new life itself.

    The Office of the Prophet Intro.: Every month hundreds of pastors resign their churches and leave the ministry. There are many reasons for this but I believe the most significant is “unreasonable expectations”. In most churches, the pastor is expected to function in every role- prophet, priest & ...read more

  • The Office If The Evangelist

    Contributed by Ed Warfield on Mar 1, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,276 views

    When the five-fold ministry is not operating properly, the church is handicapped. What we call an evangelist today is really a "Revivalist" Let’s look at a biblical Evangelist.

    The Office of the Evangelist Intro.: Apostles are sent to establish order. Prophets speak for God to build up the body. Evangelists declare the good news to the lost Pastors shepherd, lead, protect and feed the sheep Teachers instruct in truth, revealing instruction, guidance, enlightenment, ...read more

  • The Office Of The Teacher

    Contributed by Ed Warfield on Mar 1, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,115 views

    God has set teachers in the body of Christ to purge spiritual ignorance and to ground believers in the Word. Intellectuals often make simple truths difficult to understand. Teachers make even difficult or complex issues understandable.

    The Office of the Teacher Intro.: Educators tell us that a 3rd grade reading level is the benchmark educational level for success in our society. This means that anyone with a 3rd grade education can function adequately in life. They should be able to deal with the bank, the IRS, the government, ...read more

  • Qualities Of An Elder, Pt. 1 Series

    Contributed by Daniel Devilder on Mar 4, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,878 views

    What type of man makes a good elder/shepherd? This sermon begins to take a look at the Biblical teaching of Titus 1.

    He was not an oil-on-canvas, not a die-cast martyr, a flannel graph figure, or a religious notion. He was man. He was God. And he still is, this Lamb of God. God was pleased to focus all his Love, and all his Truth into this caller and leader of fishemen, and tax collectors and ...read more

  • Qualities Of An Elder, Pt. 2 Series

    Contributed by Daniel Devilder on Mar 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,227 views

    pt. two on the qualities of an elder

    Character of an Elder, pt. 2 This week a cherished family member passed away. To some of you, he was dad, grandpa, or husband. To many of the rest of us, he was family under the Fatherhood of God. I learned and saw a lot about Don Nelson Friday and Saturday, as memories and photographs were ...read more

  • Getting Ready For Company Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Nov 4, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,187 views

    This message focuses on some changes we must make in the church to be relevant. God does not change, Jesus remains the same always and our commitment to scripture remains strong. However our methods must change

    The Simple Life at Church “Getting Ready for Company” 1st Corinthians 9:22 You are looking at the tragic picture of the deadly bridge collapse in Minnesota that took place several months ago. 7 people were killed...over 100 injured in this disaster. . An entire school bus filled with ...read more

  • Model For Corporate Worship Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Nov 12, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,400 views

    Exposition of Nehemiah 8:1-12, first of a two-part message from this text about worship in the revival that Nehemiah helped lead

    Text: Nehemiah 8:1-12, Title: Model for Corporate Worship 1, Date/Place: NRBC, 11/11/07, PM A. Opening illustration: Talk about the different options opened to the church planter for worship service like the musical style, the dress, the orders of service, buildings, preaching styles, position of ...read more

  • The Church You've Always Longed For Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Nov 26, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,380 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Church, Taking Care Of Business Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Nov 26, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,368 views

    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 ...read more

  • God's Threefold Objective

    Contributed by Rich Vanarsdalen on Dec 5, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,003 views

    Look into the Book of Acts and see the threefold objective that God had for His church.

    God’s Threefold Objective (GTO) Acts Chapter 6:1-7 Today we will continue our study in the book of Acts – we have been looking at the early church over the last few weeks – really just to see what made them tick! We have been looking at what God was doing in those believers, how He was ...read more

  • God Changing The World Through A Church Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Apr 9, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,609 views

    Exposition of Acts 13:1-3 about the characteristics of the church that God used to change the history of the world through the mission and message of Jesus

    Text: Acts 13:1-3, Title: God Changing the World Through a Church, Date/Place: NRBC, 4/13/08, AM A. Opening illustration: Recount a few of the world’s most amazing developments. This was a crucial time for the church: “This moment of prayer and fasting resulted in a missions movement that would ...read more