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  • The Church Purpose Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Jan 19, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    A review of Paul's challenge to the church regarding its purpose and the importance of pressing forward to serve Christ by serving others.

  • Core Values: Peculiar And Dedicated People

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Apr 19, 2004
    based on 60 ratings

    The core values contained in our church purpose statement.

    THE PASTOR’S POINTS sermon ministry of CEDAR LODGE BAPTIST CHURCH Thomasville, NC ------------- April 18, 2004 ------------- 1Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander, 2like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you more

  • The Very Early Church

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on May 21, 2006

    Lessons from the very early Church and encouragement for believers and seekers to put their faith in the apostles teaching, be part of the Church family, worship God and reach the lost!

    Not long after the death and resurrection of Jesus Matthew, Mark, Luke and John wrote down the most important aspects of the birth, the life, and the teaching of Jesus. They recorded the details of his death and his resurrection from the dead. Luke then went on the record the details of the life of more

  • Giving Up On Being God Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Jan 23, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    We are devoted to the truth.

    A PEOPLE WITH PURPOSE: GIVING UP ON BEING GOD Acts 2:42-47 S: Church C: Purpose of the Community Th: A People with Purpose Pr: WE ARE DEVOTED TO THE TRUTH. ?: Why? KW: Reasons TS: We will find in our study based on Acts 2.42 three reasons why we should be devoted to the truth in more

  • Thriving Instead Of Just Surviving

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 21, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    A sermon on Acts 4:23-37 on how a church can thrive in the most hostile of environments. (Thanks to Jay Hardison for the outline)

    Sermon for 1/15/2006 Acts 4:23-37 Introduction: A. Sing- Peter and John went to pray. They met a lame man on the way. He held up his palms and asked for alms; and this is what Peter did say: Silver and gold have I none, but as I have give unto thee. In the name of Jesus Christ of more

  • Whatever It Takes

    Contributed by Nathan Eyland on Jan 21, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    The challenge for an old church becoming a new church

    Over the Christmas / New Year period while Leni was away in Greece with most of her immediate family, I spent some time staying with her brother in the City. We had some friends over and they were staying in our place, so I took the opportunity to get to know Leni’s brother better. One of the more

  • Not Very Far

    Contributed by Christopher Crane on Jun 16, 2004
    based on 46 ratings

    A backdoor look at the Five Purposes of the Church.

  • Helping A Hurting World

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jul 24, 2006
    based on 30 ratings

    The world we live in is filled with people who are in need of what the church has to offer. The world is hurting and we have been commissioned to go to it with a message of compassion, restoration and reconciliation.

    Introduction: Christ prayed in John 17 that God would not remove the believer from the world but that the believer would have an impact on the world in which he lives. The world we live in is filled with people who are in need of what the church has to offer. The world is hurting and we have been more

  • Heart Values

    Contributed by John Harvey on Aug 9, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    A look at the core values of our church and what they mean for individual beleivers.

    “Heart Values” The Core of the Church August 13, 2006 Introduction: Today we are going to begin a two week look at the uniqueness of LifeQuest. We are going to focus in on the heart of our church; what makes us unique, different, and shapes the design, flow and maintenance of the ministry more

  • Breakfast With Pastor

    Contributed by Robert Castile on Jul 31, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    A breakfast table conversation about God’s vision for His church.

    Breakfast with Pastor Great Bend, Kansas July 30, 2006 SCRIPTURE: Matthew 28:18-20; Leviticus 25:10 INTRODUCTION: Several years ago Bruce Wilkerson wrote a book that took Christendom by storm. Everyone had to have it, read it and many implemented its powerful words into there daily more

  • Rbbh (River Boulevard Baptist Hospital)

    Contributed by Dan Mahan on Aug 5, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    A look at role of church as a hospital, to provide healing touch for wounded hearts and dying souls.

    RBBH (River Boulevard Baptist Hospital) Joke: A fellow walked into a doctor’s office. The receptionist asked him what he had. He said, "Shingles." She took down his name, address, medical insurance number and told him to have a seat. A few minutes later a nurse’s aid came out. She asked him more

  • Members With A Mission

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Aug 13, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    What is the role of a believer in the context of the local church and the ministry of the church.

    I want to talk about our role as believers in the context of the local church and the ministry of the church. Heb 10:19-20 Through Christ’s blood the door has been opened for all mankind to enter the presence of God. Heb 10:21-23 We have been EMPOWERED … through the work of Christ on more

  • Church Without Borders

    Contributed by Adriel Morgan on Aug 14, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    God calls us to break out of our borders of worship and church. We serve a limitless God so why not give limitless service?

    In this story, God calls on us to go beyond our borders! It’d be nice if we realized that our power and purpose do not lie solely within these walls! The church building is a funny building because its contradictory! All other buildings exist to keep out the bad elements! The church building more

  • Letting Jesus Build His Church

    Contributed by Vinnie Cappetta on Apr 4, 2006

    Jesus promised to build His church, but we often get in His way. Want to know how to work in partnership w/ Jesus so that He can do His job of building the church?

    Letting Jesus Build His Church Matthew 16:13-20 After Caesarea Phillipi, Jesus heads to Jerusalem for the cross. What did the disciples need to understand before this could happen? They needed to know who Jesus was. The needed to know . . . v.13-15 There is no other hope for the more

  • The Big Picture For The Church

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on May 10, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    the church was divinely instituted to experience the overwhelming love of Christ

    THE BIG PICTURE FOR THE CHURCH 3 How we praise God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms because we belong to Christ. 4 Long ago, even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without more