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  • Moving Ahead For Our Master

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Dec 10, 2007
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    Our greatest goal as a church must be to grow. How can we move ahead for our Master? God’s Word gives us 6 great answers in these verses.

    Moving Ahead for Our Master Acts 20:1-12 Sermon by Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church - Nov. 28, 2007 *This morning I sent out a letter to all of our church families about the great Christmas season we should have this year. It should be one of our best Christmases ever. Of course we more

  • Bearers Of The Light Series

    Contributed by John Raulerson on Dec 13, 2007

    The church has been called to bear the light of God’s truth to a dark and dying world.

    Series: Being the Body Bearers of the Light Matt 5:14-16 One of the most amazing sights on my mission trips to the mountains of Honduras is people walking to church at night. Unless you have been there it is hard to picture just how rugged the are the roads and just how dark it can be. But more

  • The Lost Art Of Ministry

    Contributed by Douglas Kinney on Dec 27, 2007
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    The church has lost sight of its purpose and ministry.

    The lost art of ministry Revelations 3:1-3 Write this to Sardis, to the Angel of the church. The One holding the Seven Spirits of God in one hand, a firm grip on the Seven Stars with the other, speaks: "I see right through your work. You have a reputation for vigor and zest, but you’re dead, more

  • Jesus Is Not A Holiday

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Dec 29, 2007
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    Some people get excited about Jesus at Christmas or other special occasions, but He is much more than a holiday.

    Jesus is Not A Holiday December 27, 2007 (For Better or Worse: I died at church!) 1 Cor. 11:17 (NLT) But now when I mention this next issue, I cannot praise you. For it sounds as if more harm than good is done when you meet together. Do you think it is possible that church can do more harm more

  • The Purpose Of The Church

    Contributed by Joseph Neil Adams on Jan 3, 2008
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    The 2 priority purposes of the Church are to bring glory to God & to bring people to know God. Anything that gets in the way of that is just window dressing.

    Matthew 28:16-20 Romans 15:1-13 Question: What is the purpose of Church? What does it do for us / for the community? Answers: Shouted out answers during the service included to share our faith, to bring glory to God, to be Jesus hands and feet. The problem is what would God say more

  • The Interests Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Oct 14, 2008
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    What are the interests of Jesus? What are His main concerns?

    Sermon for CATM – Thanksgiving Sunday – October 12, 2008 Today’s passage is challenging because Paul spends some time here speaking of personal concerns, things that hint at some key relationships in the early church, and some of the drama that he was dealing with on a personal level. So more

  • La Provisión Del Novio Series

    Contributed by Wilbur Madera Rivas on Oct 15, 2008

    Jesús ha provisto todo para que la Iglesia llegue a la Gran boda.

    La provisión del Novio Intro: Habían transcurrido algunos meses en nuestra relación de noviazgo, cuando mi esposa Delia (novia en aquel entonces) me dijo: “Mi papá dice que un noviazgo no debe durar más de tres años. Así que si en tres años no nos hemos casado va a hablar contigo”. En ese more

  • The Mission Of The Church

    Contributed by Norman Lawrence on Oct 20, 2008
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    So often we say that we have a great work to do, but yet are unsure of what we as the church are supposed to be doing... Jesus would never send us forth before giving us a job description to center our efforts around...

    E-Mail for the Powerpoint to go with this message. Fred Somebody, Thomas Everybody, Peter Anybody, and Joe Nobody were neighbors, but they were not like you and me. They were odd people and most difficult to understand. The way they lived was a shame. All four more

  • True Christians Are Not Mavericks

    Contributed by David Rigg on Oct 23, 2008
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    Although I wrote this prior to the November 2008 election, this sermon can be adapted to fit anytime. It addresses the need for membership in a church.

    True Christians Are Not Mavericks Hebrews 10:19-25 19 Therefore, brethren, having boldness to enter the Holiest by the blood of Jesus, 20by a new and living way which He consecrated for us, through the veil, that is, His flesh, 21and having a High Priest over the house of God, 22let us more

  • "The Living Church"

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Oct 23, 2008
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    A sermon for Reformation Sunday. The Living Church of the Living God has a Biblical mandate to uphold and hold forth the Living Word.

    (Upholder of the truth) “I am writing these things to you, hoping to come to you before long; 15 but in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth. 16 more

  • Grow

    Contributed by Neil Johnston on Oct 30, 2008

    Disciples of Jesus grow in spiritual wisdom and understanding.

    Intro – Truth in Review 3G Napkin Version Gather (1st G) • Jesus said, “I will build my church…” (Mt. 16:18) • “Church” from ‘ekklesia’ meaning to assemble or gather • Followers of Jesus Gather together in community, worship, as friends… As we Gather, the Lord is working, building His more

  • Together Series

    Contributed by Neil Johnston on Oct 30, 2008

    The Disciples were together and everyone was filled with awe.

    Introduction As we begin a new year of ministry together we also begin a new message series called “filled with awe.” This series is based on the early church we read about in the Book of Acts. This community of believers experienced something absolutely new to humanity – the dwelling of God more

  • Devoted Series

    Contributed by Neil Johnston on Oct 30, 2008
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    The early disciples were devoted to the Apostles Teaching, fellowship, breaking of bread and prayer.

    Series – looking at the early church. Acts 2:43 says, “Everyone was filled with awe…” The early church was awesome! Truth In Review: • The local church can be awesome or it can be awful. The church is awesome when God’s Spirit is prominent and is leading the hearts and minds of His people. more

  • Becoming More Seeker Sensitive

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Nov 3, 2008
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    A call to honor the only seeker who truly deserves our sensitivity; the one who came to "seek and to save" what was lost.

    Dakota Community Church November 2, 2008 Becoming More Seeker Sensitive Luke 19:1-10 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. He wanted to see who Jesus was, but being a short man he could not, more

  • My Church Family

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Nov 5, 2008
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    In this sermon you will see the benefits of involvement in a church family

    In I Corinthians 12 Paul compares the church to a body. I want to use the body as a teaching point to teach the benefits of a church family. 1. My church family provides a team to work with. A Christian is not a lone ranger. We need a team to support us. A team is a unit working together. Paul more