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  • The Church Purpose Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Jan 19, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,286 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.

  • Core Values: Peculiar And Dedicated People

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Apr 19, 2004
    based on 60 ratings
     | 4,220 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

  • Striving, Living, Thriving, Giving Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Sep 7, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,789 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

  • Building A Bridge Of Community Series

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Feb 5, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,086 views

    To effectively live the Christian life, it needs to be done in community.

    Building a bridge to tomorrow means laying down the planks of community today. Almost every person alive has a desire for community. They even know how they want that community to be shaped…listen to this… (play theme from Cheers) Many of you could sing the theme, and most of you ...read more

  • The Devoted Became The Devotees Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Feb 8, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,528 views

    This sermon explains that if we want to experience the abundant blessings that the first church received, we must devote ourselves to the same things they devoted themselves to.

    The Devoted Became the Devotees Acts 2:42-27 February 3, 2002 Intro: A. [Church Growth, Church Depth, Citation: Vance Havner in On This Rock I Stand. Christianity Today, Vol. 30, no. 13.] I heard of a preacher the other day who was asked, "What’s the size of your pastorate?" he said, ...read more

  • Keep The Candle Burning

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 28, 2001
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,356 views

    The candle and the fire of faith must never go out!

    Keep the Candle Burning Acts 2.42-47 August 3, 1997 Morning Service Introduction I. The Old Stage Coach House: Near Centerburg, Candles in every window, the purpose of remebrance, purpose of the candle, Kept the candle burning II. The History of Laurel Cliff: Centinial Sunday, Light in the ...read more

  • "The Motivation Of The Church”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Nov 26, 2001
    based on 43 ratings
     | 3,711 views

    The proper motivation for a church to carry a crazy message to a confussed world of lost souls.

    This story deals with a rather old fashioned lady, who was planning a couple of weeks vacation in Florida. She also was quite delicate and elegant with her language. She wrote a letter to a particular campground and asked for reservations. She wanted to make sure the campground was fully equipped ...read more

  • The State Of The Church-- What's The Purpose Of Bethany Church?

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Mar 19, 2002
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,198 views

    The message encourages members to think about what is the purpose of the church.

    THE STATE OF THE CHURCH --WHAT’S THE PURPOSE OF BETHANY CHURCH? Acts 2:42-47 (TMNT) They committed themselves to the teaching of the apostles, the life together, the common meal, and the prayers. Everyone around was in awe¡Xall those wonders and signs done through the apostles! And all the ...read more

  • "Blowin' Smoke"

    Contributed by Alan Chandler on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,021 views

    When a fire doesn’t burn completely it creates deadly smoke. So how well do we burn? Are we truly on fire for God, or are we just Blowin’ Smoke?

    “BLOWIN’ SMOKE” Acts 4: 13-22 I) INTRO A) Revisit Fire Triangle B) Complete and Incomplete Combustion 1) Complete combustion Co2 and Water a) Car as efficient as human body would get 900 mpg. 2) Incomplete…Co Smoke “Today we are going to look at how ‘combustion’ applies to who we are in ...read more

  • Where I'm Coming From

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,335 views

    In this message we see Paul’s philosophy of ministry and are challenged to adopt it as our own.

    “Where I’m Coming From” Today is the first Sunday of the year 2002. Happy New Year! My guess is that you have probably heard those 3 words a lot recently… And I am also sure that you heard those very same words back at the beginning of 2001. Just a few days ago, millions of people ...read more

  • Cycles Of Life

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 12, 2002
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,012 views

    one of a series on Acts

    Cycles of life Some people worry about what they feed their puppy. Puppy Chow is strange thing for people to worry about in my opinion. To me it’s a bit silly - I guess I’m just not into pets like some people. Americans spend billions of dollars a year on food for dogs! And Purina gets its ...read more

  • Remember The Titans!

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Aug 9, 2001
    based on 79 ratings
     | 3,460 views

    I want us – to remember how a bunch of people, with different talents, personalities and backgrounds OVERCAME great opposition – and came together to do something incredible…

    “Remember The Titans!!!” [SHOW THE VIDEO CLIP AT THE END OF THE MOVIE OF THE VICTORY…. THE FINAL PLAY THROUGH THE CELBERATION STOP RIGHT BEFORE THE GIRL TALKS] Read Ephesians 3:7-21 (NLT) Have you ever been on the edge of your seat…waiting in anticipation? You’re reading an ...read more

  • The Church Of Destiny

    Contributed by Adlai Naidoo on Nov 6, 2001
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,960 views

    A prophetic look at the Church!

    The Church of Destiny Dr. Adlai Naidoo A prophetic message for every Christian The Church of this generation has opportunities and challenges like never before experienced in Church history. Well over one quarter of all the people that have ever lived, from the time of Adam till now, are ...read more

  • A God-Blessed Church

    Contributed by Gary Shockley on May 1, 2002
    based on 65 ratings
     | 4,409 views

    What are the qualities and characteristics of a church God is searching for and blesses

    The Church God Blesses- Part One Cornerstone Church Rev. Gary A. Shockley, Pastor March 10, 2002 I believe that God communicates with us in many different ways—but the primary way God speaks to us is through His written word—the Bible. One morning this week as I was reading from the Bible I ...read more

  • Is Our Church "Apostolic"? Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Jul 16, 2001
    based on 33 ratings
     | 3,004 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