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  • Biblical Description Of A Healthy And Effective Local Church Ministry Series

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Dec 2, 2004
    based on 54 ratings

    (Part 1) I would like to describe a healthy and an effective local church as an equipped, mission-oriented and growing local church.

    BIBLICAL DESCRIPTION OF A HEALTHY AND EFFECTIVE LOCAL CHURCH MINISTRY (Part 1) I would like to describe a healthy and an effective local church as an equipped, mission-oriented and growing local church. I would like to explain these three key words: “equipped”, “mission-oriented” and “growing” more

  • Tongues & Out Of Body Experiences .part 2 Series

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on May 11, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    Part 2 of Tongue series. What does God have to say about His gifts to man?

    Tongues & Out of body experiences part 2. In part 1, we found out that the gift of tongs was real and that it was sanctioned by God. We found out that Jesus spoke in tongs along with all the Disciples and Apostil Paul. In Part 2 we will discuss the place of tongs in the boby and the church. more

  • Faithful Attendance Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Aug 22, 2004
    based on 27 ratings

    What is your response to the cross? Are you faithful in attending worship?

    Understanding God’s Will My Response to the Cross: Faithful Attendance Hebrews 10:19¡X25 Introduction The Musk Ox seems to have more sense than God’s family at times. When faced with danger the musk oxen form a circle with their heads and horns outward and their young and weak in the more

  • Beware Of The Scribes

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Sep 2, 2004
    based on 9 ratings

    In the four gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, there are over 60 references to the scribes, and over 80 references to the Pharisees. Most of these references were made by Jesus, Himself.

    Reference: Mark 12:38 & Luke 20:46 In the four gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, there are over 60 references to the scribes, and over 80 references to the Pharisees. Most of these references were made by Jesus, Himself. No doubt these people were awkward for Jesus to have to deal more

  • Healthy Church: One That Worships Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Sep 30, 2004
    based on 35 ratings

    A healthy church, no matter the set up, the music, the leader, the words, or the atmosphere... will be one that worships in the Spirit, in Holiness, At All Times, and in Humility.

    A HEALTHY CHURCH: ONE THAT WORSHIPS REVELATION 4:1-11 INTRODUCTION... God I Wish You Had Been There After attending church one Sunday morning, a little boy knelt at his bedside that night and prayed, “Dear God, we had a good time at church today—but I wish you had been there!” READ more

  • Church Is The Place To Be

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Oct 28, 2004
    based on 34 ratings

    How to enjoy life in Christ

    CHURCH IS THE PLACE TO BE "Joy No Matter What" One does not have to ignore the difficulties in order to be joyful. One only has to decide that you will not let them get you down. One can live this day with joy, even though there may be no objective grounds for being joyful. Joy is its own more

  • Men & Women: Different But Equal Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 88 ratings

    Two ways men and women are different in the church, and one way they are equal.

    [Note:  This sermon was introduced by a drama called "God’s Plan?"].   Men and women really are different. So different one author says that it’s almost like men are from Mars and women are from Venus. The feminist movement in America has accomplished a lot of things--many of them good more

  • Arise And Build

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Aug 2, 2002
    based on 60 ratings

    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 more

  • Anhelo Por La Casa De Dios.

    Contributed by Jorge Alvarez on Jul 27, 2002
    based on 181 ratings

    Este es un mensaje poderoso para quienes han dejado de interesarse en ir a la iglesia. Es necesario que quienes ya estan asistiendo a la iglesia... renueven sus actitudes.

    Anelo Por La Casa De Dios Salmo 84:1-12 Introduccion: July 28, 2002; morning service, Ebenezer, Union City, CA Es un Sabado como cualquier otro. Fabuloso! Vamos al Mall de compras, salimos a jugar pelota en el campo deportivo. Nos llevan a las peliculas. Salimos a comer al Chuky Cheese. En more

  • Pitfalls Along The Way

    Contributed by James Groce on Jul 15, 2002
    based on 49 ratings

    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 more

  • Do I Hear An Amen?

    Contributed by James Groce on Jul 17, 2002
    based on 61 ratings

    "Amen" is far more meaningful than a period, a stop, or a signing-off word by which a prayer, song, or declaration is terminated.

    In Scripture the word “Amen” comes from both Greek and Hebrew and is transliterated; which means there is no word in our language that can be interpreted we used their word and in this case it is AMEN. It is variously translated Surely, Sure, Truth, Verily and Amen! Bullinger more

  • Scriptural Qualifications For Leadership

    Contributed by Ronald Hughes on Apr 18, 2002
    based on 105 ratings

    When choosing a board to lead your church make sure they come under the scrutiny of Gods Word.

    Scriptural Qualifications For Leadership 1Timothy 3: 8-10 Rev. R. B. Hughes INTRODUCTION 1 Timothy 3 gives us qualifications for two reasons: 1. To provide guidelines in local churches in leadership selection. (Acts 6) 2. To more

  • The Family And Church Attendance

    Contributed by Michael Reeves on Aug 20, 2002
    based on 84 ratings

    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, more

  • Christianity Made Simple

    Contributed by David Cambridge on Jan 22, 2002
    based on 40 ratings

    Are you one of those people who thinks Christianity has become over-complicated? If so, then lesson may help.

    Christianity Made Simple Hold To The Traditions Which Have Been Handed Down Introduction A. Hold fast to traditions. 1. In the following Scripture, Paul exhorts Christians to cling to the traditions that have been handed down to them. "Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the more

  • Building The House Of God

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 3, 2001
    based on 206 ratings

    Sermon used to promote the stewardship drive to pay off a new building.

    “BUILDING THE HOUSE OF GOD” Exodus 35:4-5, 20-29, 39:43 In 1998 we set out to build a new auditorium of sufficient size to allow us to grow with our community. To give us the ability to reach the numbers of people that God is sending into this community. Some more