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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.

  • To Bring Good News To The Poor Series

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Jan 27, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Based on the quotation of Isaiah 61:1-4 by Jesus, this is the first in a series of messages that outlines the mission of the Church today as expressed by Jesus in Luke 4:14-21.

    His Mission and Ours: Bring Good News to the Poor --Isaiah 61:1-4; James 2:1-7; and Luke 4:14-21 I won’t ask for a show of hands, but I wonder how many of you recognize the name Y. C. Jones. Y. C. is one of the nearly 100 persons that are homeless in Kankakee. Lee Provost featured him more

  • Wherever He Wants Series

    Contributed by Steven Chapman on Jan 24, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Living a life that follows God’s will is God’s purpose. God’s will is always attached to purpose. Our responsibility is to go wherever he wants.

    Wherever He Wants Assorted Texts Just before Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, a group of ministers urged him to grant immediate freedom to all slaves. “It is my earnest desire to know the will of Providence in that matter,” Lincoln wrote. “And if I can learn what it is, I more

  • What Characterize The Church?

    Contributed by Cesar Delgado on Feb 6, 2007

    Now, here in chapter 2:42-47, Luke shows us activities practiced by the early church. This is shows us the traits that characterized the lives of Christian.

    WHAT CHARACTERIZE THE CHURCH? Act 2:41-47 Good News Christian Fellowship BUCAS, Daraga Albay February 4, 2007 Introduction In Acts 2:1-13, Luke recorded the coming of the Holy Spirit. This is one of the most phenomenal and important events in all history. This is the event of glorious more

  • Shaped By Imitation Series

    Contributed by Tim Hedberg on Jan 15, 2007

    Experiencing God and the Church at its best.

    Shaped by Imitation October 1, 2006 Experiencing God #3 I’ve printed a quote by a Pastor on the back of your bulletin. A Pastor writes, "I don’t serve well if I merely oversee a church that continues to serve only itself." To be true to his task to be faithful to his calling as a pastor more

  • Fulfilling God's Vison By Connecting With Our Community

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Jan 16, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    In this passage in Luke Jesus makes it clear that His Vision for His followers and the church is to connect with the surrounding community.

    Fulfilling God’s Vision by Connecting with Our Community Luke 9:1-6 In this passage in Luke Jesus makes it clear that His Vision for His followers and the church is to connect with the surrounding community. Jesus sent out his twelve apostles and gave them power and authority to cast out more

  • The Power Of Jesus' Church

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Feb 19, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Message regarding Jesus’ building of His Church and how it will prevail.

    The Power of Jesus’ Church Matthew 16:13-20 February 18, 2007 When I was a guy about Lance’s age (10 years old, I was in Little League baseball in Eagle Butte. I’d love to tell you that I was the best player on the team, and that my hitting and fielding were just awesome. But the fact more

  • Eye On The Horizon Series

    Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Mar 30, 2007
    based on 4 ratings


    Living as a Lighthouse February 18th, 2007 1 Thess 4:13-5:11 An Eye on the Horizon In 1879 The greatest annual loss of life in the New England fisheries occurred, with 29 vessels and 249 fishermen lost at sea. During that year many women found themselves on lonely widow walks with and more

  • It's Payday

    Contributed by Robert Parker on Mar 30, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    God said I will raise up the Tabernacle of David which has fallen down. God promises to raise us up as well through the power of the Word of God

    13 Amos (9:11) On that day I will raise up the tabernacle of David, which has fallen down, and repair its damages; I will raise up its ruins and Rebuild it as in the days of old; (9:12) That they may possess the remnant of Edom, And all the Gentiles who are called by my name, Says the Lord more

  • The Army Of The Living God

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Apr 4, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    This sermon discusses the Church as the Army of the Living God, and what we should be doing to win the spiritual war against the forces of evil.

    Transition: Two weeks ago I shared with you the idea that we are living in a Postmodern society that in many respects is much like the First Century world in that Christianity is seen as a threat or is looked upon in a very negative light. Last Week I shared with you some ideas of how we as more

  • The Vision Behind Our Purpose Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Apr 4, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    What is a church’s vision to accomplish its purpose? How do we accomplish God’s plan? Do we see the need? Do we respond with concern? Do we respond with action?

    INTRODUCTION For the past several months, we have been involved in discussions, research, and prayer regarding the Future of this Church. In 2 Business Meetings, you approved and asked the leadership to determine the feasibility of moving. First, I want to thank you for your cooperation, more

  • Is Church Attendance Necessary?

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Mar 12, 2007
    based on 53 ratings

    How important is the corporate worship of the saints? Mnay say I can worship God as well in the privacy of my home as I can at church? Is this true or an excuse?

    “Church Attendance” Introduction: The announcement that the Cleveland Browns were moving to Baltimore after 30 years in Cleveland devastated many people. Among the many Browns fans interviewed, one man sat in his pickup truck and wept as he said, "Now me and my family will have no place to go more

  • Because I Love The Church... Series

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Mar 12, 2007
    based on 25 ratings

    If we say we love the church what exactly does that mean? If we love the church than how should we show it?

    “Because I Love the Church…” Introduction: I think that I shall never see A church that’s all it ought to be: A church whose members never stray Beyond the strait and narrow way; A church that has no empty pews, Whose preacher never has the blues, A church whose deacons always deak, And more

  • In What? Christ's Network - The Church Series

    Contributed by Mark Green on Mar 8, 2007
    based on 23 ratings

    The participant will be inspired to embrace life in the local church and choose one life question to begin asking in their life.

    Maybe it’s been a while since you have experienced the joy of throwing rocks in a lake. But if you think back you will remember how fun it is. I know my sons and I can hardly walk by a lake without stopping to throw stones in it. And being boys, it quickly escalates to seeing who can find and throw more