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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.

    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) more

  • Core Values: Peculiar And Dedicated People

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Apr 20, 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

  • Listening To Unchristian America

    Contributed by Jay Robison on Nov 2, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Christianity has an image problem. What can we learn from how those outside the church see the church today. I use Jesus criticism of religious leaders to cause us to think.

    I have used sermoncentral along with other resources in this message. James White’s Critical Times email was a starting point. I also referred to Kinnaman’s book. LISTENING TO UnCHRISTIAN AMERICA October 28, 2007 Jay Davis Robison MATTHEW 15:1-12 The Church in America HAS AN IMAGE more

  • The Characteristics Of The New Testament Church Series

    Contributed by Joe La Rue on Feb 14, 2008
    based on 15 ratings

    An overview of the five purposes of the church: namely, worship, discipleship, service, evangelism, and fellowship.

    Title: The Characteristics Of The New Testament Church Series: The Church God Wants Us To Be, Sermon # 1 COPYRIGHT © Joe La Rue, 2008 Text: Acts 2:41-47 Date Preached: January 13, 2008 Introduction A. Hook: When it is functioning properly, the Church of Jesus more

  • When God's Spirit Moves Series

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 15, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    This is the begining of a lay ministry series.

    When God’s Spirit Moves In 1 Corinthians 3:1-3 October 28, 2007 Morning Service This message is based in part on John Maxwell’s message Let God’s Spirit Move In Introduction I tell you of a true story of a soldier who was in Pearl Harbor. On the night before they were attacked by the more

  • Country Club To Church: The Mission

    Contributed by Matthew Morine on Mar 3, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    Tired of the church being more like a Country Club than the Body of Christ. Here is a 1st century conflict that parallels a 21st Century conflict. This sermon will help the congregation break the mold of this false vision for a Church.

    COUNTRY CLUB TO CHURCH: THE MISSION THEME: FUNCTIONING AS A CHURCH WITH THE OUTSIDER IN MIND. TEXT: ACTS 15:1-11 While I was at Hartsville Pike church of Christ, one of the church members invited me along on a weekday morning to pay golf at the private Gaylord Springs Country club. Rick more

  • "Prayers, Food, Praise, Growth"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 14 ratings

    Looking at the first Church in Acts for a model of who we can be.

    Acts 2:42-47 “Prayers, Food, Praise, Growth” By: Rev. Ken Sauer, Pastor, Grace United Methodist Church, Soddy Daisy, TN This is the first picture of the first group of individuals who made up the first Christian Church! They are our forbearers. They are our more

  • Church - Vision Or Memories?

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Nov 3, 2006
    based on 13 ratings

    To keep impacting those outside the church for Jesus, we must keep the vision we were given, and not replace that vision with the memories of yesterday. Nor can we replace our calling with our comfort.

    I know that many of us are planning on helping out at the Leukemia Benefit right after church for 3-year old Christian Bentley, so I am going to offer a shorter message this morning so we can get up there on time. There are some who might not understand why we cut our sermons a little short for more

  • What Time Is It?

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Nov 3, 2006
    based on 23 ratings

    "What time is it for God’s people at this point in history?" That is the question the church must answer.

    WHAT TIME IS IT? Romans 13:11-14 INTRO: Many inventions have been contrived to provide the answer to this question. The sundial provided an answer only during the day. The hourglass could measure the hour—day or night—but not the minute. Finally, the clock provided the best answer, day or more

  • Authentic Christianity

    Contributed by Richard Deem on Oct 13, 2006
    based on 19 ratings

    The church was never meant to be a “secret society” or an “exclusive group of elites.” We were never meant to exist for Sunday! We were never meant to be a club of positive thinkers who would tell each other how good we are.

    Authentic Christianity INTRODUCTION: If you want to know what someone is all about, just listen to what they say. Jesus once said: “Out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaketh”. The Living Bible puts it this way: “Whatever is in the heart overflows into speech”. more

  • Why Be Part Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Jul 20, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    21st in a series from Ephesians. Being part of the church is about far more than meeting my own needs and desires.

    This week I came across an interesting website called Here is what that site claims they can do for you: Finding the right home church is one of the most important decisions you will make for you and your family. Your place of worship needs to inspire, encourage and more

  • Missing God

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Aug 23, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    A wednesday night call to not miss God in our lives and the life of the church

    MISSING GOD Numbers 13-14 * Have you ever considered what it is that God wants for this world, this community, this church, or you? Now, not just a passing thought, but have you ever sat and meditated on it. We say that God wants the best for us and yet, do we believe it, do we live like it? * more

  • Get The Hell Out Of The Church

    Contributed by Fred Smith on Jul 16, 2007
    based on 44 ratings

    A Call to Christian Commitment

    Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.—I Corinthians 15:58 GET THE HELL OUT OF THE CHURCH The implication of our subject is that there is Hell in the more

  • Share Responsibility Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 7, 2002
    based on 57 ratings

    A member of the church will share the responsibilities of the church

    Sermon for 8/20/2000 Share Responsibility of the Church of Christ, Vinton Introduction: A. If a church succeeds, who is responsible? Talk about God. B. If a church fails and closes its doors, who is responsible? The people. C. Isn’t that interesting! How do people fit into the successful more

  • What Is Expected Of Members In God's Church?

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 7, 2002
    based on 71 ratings

    The outline for a series on what is expected of members in the church?

    Mount Airy Church Membership Sermon Series 1. What is required to be a part of the Body of Christ? 1. Must be saved (Mark 16:16) and born again (John 3:3, 5) * Steps to be saved and born again a. Believe (John 3:18) b. Repent (2 Corinthians 7:10) c. Confess (Romans more