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  • The Church Purpose Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Jan 19, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,497 views

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

    BACKGROUND TO PHILIPPIANS LOVE LETTER WRITTEN TO A CHURCH encouraging them of their purpose. Q: What is the Purpose of the Church? Q: What is Your Purpose to the Church? KEY VERSE: PHILIPPIANS 3:12 READ VERSE 12 1. ‘not that I have already obtained all this’ (3.12) ...read more

  • Core Values: Peculiar And Dedicated People

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Apr 19, 2004
    based on 60 ratings
     | 6,110 views

    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 ...read more

  • Fellowship In The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 41 ratings
     | 4,439 views

    AS WE LABOR TOGETHER UNTIL CHRIST RETURNS, FELLOWSHIP IN THE GOSPEL SPARKS THREE RESPONSES: JOYFUL THANKSGIVING INTIMATE BONDS PURPOSEFUL PRAYER (FOR SPIRITUAL MATURITY)

    BIG IDEA: AS WE LABOR TOGETHER UNTIL CHRIST RETURNS, FELLOWSHIP IN THE GOSPEL SPARKS THREE RESPONSES: - JOYFUL THANKSGIVING - INTIMATE BONDS - PURPOSEFUL PRAYER (FOR SPIRITUAL MATURITY) (:1-2) INTRODUCTION -- THE SUBJECTS OF FELLOWSHIP IN THE GOSPEL A. "Paul and Timothy, bondservants of ...read more

  • Characteristics Of A Successful Church

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 176 ratings
     | 15,215 views

    The church of Antioch characterized a successful church because of its quality leaders. You can determine the quality of most organizations by the character of their leadership. The Antioch church proved to be the most influential and illustrious of all t

    1. The church of Antioch characterized a successful church because of its quality leaders. You can determine the quality of most organizations by the character of their leadership. The Antioch church proved to be the most influential and illustrious of all the first century churches because of ...read more

  • Becoming A Church Of Greatness Series

    Contributed by Adam Cruse on Jul 23, 2001
    based on 115 ratings
     | 5,049 views

    What does a great church look like and how can we have one?

    Leadership Magazine carried a story about 4 young men, Bible College students, who were renting a house together. One Saturday morning someone knocked on their door. And when they opened it, there stood this bedraggled-looking old man. His eyes were kind of marbleized, & he had a silvery stub of ...read more

  • Fellowship

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Jul 22, 2001
    based on 94 ratings
     | 23,542 views

    What is Christian fellowship? why is it important? How do we do it?

    I’ve never run a marathon, which probably doesn’t surprise most of you. Nor have I ever competed in a triathlon (although I do own an Ironman Triathlon wristwatch, which is almost the same thing). But what you may not know is that in high school, I was a runner. I lettered in cross-country, and my ...read more

  • Striving, Living, Thriving, Giving Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Sep 7, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,150 views

    Our vision (Striving to see the Living Christ in a thriving church of giving people) did not originate with us, but with God.

    Striving, Living, Thriving, Giving Hosea 14 Pastor Jim Luthy At the top of our invitation cards, on our information brochure, and on our web site, you will find a vision statement for our church: Striving to see the Living Christ in a thriving church of giving people. Striving. Living. ...read more

  • Ministry That Heals Hurts Series

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Oct 16, 2001
    based on 61 ratings
     | 4,781 views

    Another in a series concerning our church purpose statement; this one about the church as a place where healing (spiritual and otherwise) can take place.

    “…Ministry That Heals Hurts,…” Matthew 8:1-7 July 29, 2001 Introduction I don’t know if it’s pride, or just a sense of being awed by the fact that God would use someone like me, but I like to tell people that I’m a minister. Maybe it’s because I’m a walking testimony to the fact that ...read more

  • Church Vital Signs

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Oct 19, 2001
    based on 66 ratings
     | 3,651 views

    A deductive exposition of the text that reveals the six vital ministries of the church.

    Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness calling God’s people in my care to work for health and vitality in our local congregation. Response: individuals prompted by the Holy Spirit will pray at the altar rail and commit themselves to working for even greater vitality in our ...read more

  • The Overcoming Church

    Contributed by David Smith on Jul 15, 2001
    based on 26 ratings
     | 3,474 views

    The Church will overcome ALL!

    THE OVERCOMING CHURCH Eph 3:11-21 I - We (the Church) are overcomers Rom 8:34-39 A - outside circumstances cannot stop us - 1 - may be an end for some - in ALL these things WE are more than conquerors 2 - don’t think God doesn’t love you! we overcome hardships II - ...read more

  • Is Our Church "Apostolic"? Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Jul 16, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,898 views

    Five characteristics of an apostolic congregation.

    For the last one thousand, seven hundred years, Christians across the world have recited the Nicene Creed in their worship. Part of the Nicene Creed says, "We believe in one holy, catholic, apostolic church." What does that really mean? We know what "one" means, that it refers to the oneness of the ...read more

  • Mark #5: Uncommon Methods Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jul 19, 2001
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,701 views

    This sermon encourages the desire for the church to change in order to meet the needs of the lost.

    Ten Marks of a Prevailing Church Mark #5: Uncommon Methods 1 Corinthians 9:22 July 22, 2001 Intro: A. God uses many methods to communicate--not only through his Word, his Spirit, and the ministry of Christian friends, but also through more unconventional methods--like burning bushes, ...read more

  • Continuing The Ministry Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 59 ratings
     | 6,411 views

    This sermon calls us, as disciples of Christ, to bear His message and continue His ministry throughout the world today.

    Continuing The Ministry of Jesus: Kingdom Ministry August 19, 2001 Dilovar goes back to his village to proclaim the gospel. He knew the risks… but he was willing to go thru whatever was necessary. - this was an old village… hundreds of years old. The leaders were typically older men, so ...read more

  • Principles, Practices, And Steps Of Church Growth

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 77 ratings
     | 12,513 views

    Jesus said, ``I will build my church and the gates of hell (all evil opposing forces) will not prevail against it!’’ (Matt. 16:18) Since, the church is Christ’s body, it is His work to see that it grows qualitatively and quantitatively. We can belief,

    Using Principles, Practices, & Steps of Church Growth & Planting Principles, Practices, and Steps of Church Growth and Church Planting Learning Objectives 1. The students will be able to explain how the Holy Spirit helps the church grow. 2. The students will be able to state five ...read more

  • What's A Body Good For?

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Oct 21, 2001
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,604 views

    A message concerning how the church can have an impact for Christ in an area.

    What’s a Body Good For? Various Scriptures (May 27, 2001) Introduction We’ve all heard the phrase, “good for nothing.” Some of us have been called that. It is never a compliment, is it? It hurts to be called that, especially by those we care about. Too often the church, the Body ...read more