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  • Healthy Congregations Are Diverse Congregations Series

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Jan 30, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,286 views

    a church must have diversity to be a healthy church

    The Episcopal Church prides itself in the acceptance of all people – those of diverse cultures, ethnicity, race, gender identity, sexual identity, and abilities. This allows congregations that share the wonderful uniqueness of each person, celebrate their varied differences, and promote stronger ...read more

  • A Great Congregation

    Contributed by Tony Cansler on Apr 30, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 2,170 views

    A Message to the Church

    A Great Congregation Nehemiah 8:1-18 Introduction All Kinds of People Gathered there Worshipping Saint Wayward Saint Wondering Stranger Unified Congregation v 1 “And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the street that was before the water gate; and they ...read more

  • Congregational Polity Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Sep 10, 2011
     | 3,399 views

    Exploration of the congregational government in the apostolic church.

    “In these days when the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint by the Hellenists arose against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. And the twelve summoned the full number of the disciples and said, ‘It is not right that we should give up ...read more

  • The Power Of The Congregation

    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Jun 10, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 4,720 views

    There is so much talk among self appointed prophets that the day of the gathering Church is over. I can’t sit back and let these words go un-challenged. God is into unity and its impossible to have unity sitting at home by ourselves or cutting ourselves o

    The power of the congregation There is so much talk among self appointed prophets that the day of the gathering Church is over. I can’t sit back and let these words go un-challenged. God is into unity and its impossible to have unity sitting at home by ourselves or cutting ourselves off from the ...read more

  • A Prayer For The Congregation Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on May 31, 2020
     | 2,249 views

    This message examines Paul's prayer for the Philippians in 1:3-11 identifying major elements in the prayer that we can emulate. Paul prays with (1) thanksgiving (2) confidence (3) passion and (4) purpose.

    We have begun a study of Philippians. Last week we dealt with the history of this church as recorded in Acts 16. God has sovereignly chosen to give us a lot of information about the founding of the church at Philippi. All of that is helpful in our interpretation of this letter. In that message we ...read more

  • The Comatose Congregation Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 97 ratings
     | 20,666 views

    Sardis was a church that had a reputation for being alive - but Jesus saw it as dead. How can we avoid falling into the same patterns that threatened Sardis?

  • Becoming A Prayer Centered Congregation Series

    Contributed by Bryan Fink on Feb 18, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,995 views

    To lay out the vision and strategies for becoming a prayer centered and prayer driven church.

    [S] I went to visit members in the hospital on Thursday when I ran into one of older members strolling the hall with his walker and his physical therapist. So, I joined the journey. We walked up and the down hall together and then entered a series of short hallways that wrapped around the ...read more

  • The Letter To The Ephesian Congregation Series

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on May 24, 2015
     | 4,031 views

    The danger of being dutiful and pure without love for Christ Jesus.

  • Elders, Deacons, And The Congregation

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Apr 17, 2018
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,977 views

    This lesson is about elders, deacons, and the congregation.

    Scripture It is our great joy today to install Rich Thompson, who has been duly elected by the communicant members of this congregation, to serve as a Ruling Elder in this church; and to install Bill Jeffries, who also has been duly elected by the communicant members of this congregation, to ...read more

  • Elders, Deacons, And The Congregation Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Feb 20, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,103 views

    This message highlights a few comments about elders, deacons, and the congregation.

    Scripture It is our great joy today to ordain and install Doug Knox, who has been duly elected by the communicant members of this congregation, into the office of Ruling Elder; and to ordain and install Garry Gawrych, who also has been duly elected by the communicant members of this ...read more

  • Letter To The Thyatira Congregation Series

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on May 24, 2015
     | 3,809 views

    Both Christ and the Apostle Paul warned that the leaven of sin can destroy a congregation. The leadership at Thyatira are chastened for not practicing congregational discipline.

    Verse 18 – Jesus introduces Himself to the leadership and, secondarily, to the congregation at Thyatira as “the Son of God, Who has eyes like a flame of fire.” The significance of this designation in relationship with the Thyatiran brethren is twofold: (1) This city's god and ...read more

  • Letter To The Laodicea Congregation Series

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on May 24, 2015
     | 4,434 views

    A congregation that is not actively benefitting and transforming the culture in which it finds itself, it is sickening to Jesus, the Head of the Church. Jesus condemns the Laodicean 'Health & Wealth Gospel' which is promoted by modern-day televangelists.

    Verse 14 – Jesus introduces Himself to the congregation at Laodicea by three titles: (1) “The Amen” which is a reminder that the Lord – by His death on the Cross – is the living confirmation of the New Covenant with its promises. 2 Corinthians 1:19-20, ...read more

  • Letter To The Smyrna Congregation Series

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on May 24, 2015
     | 2,783 views

    Persecution is to be expected by the godly and enduring persecution can bring great spiritual good.

    Verse 8 – Jesus introduces Himself as being “the First and the Last, Who was dead, and has come to life.” The importance of this particular self-designation to the Smyrna Church of Christ will be seen when we have studied the challenges facing this congregation. Verse 9 ...read more

  • Letter To The Pergamum Congregation Series

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on May 24, 2015
     | 3,878 views

    Compromising in holiness is far more dangerous than severe persecution of a congregation and individual Christian.

    Verse 12 - Jesus introduces Himself as having a two-edged sword. The significance of that will be plainly understood later in this letter. Verse 13 - Jesus first tells the congregation that He knows that one of the greatest challenges they must deal with is dwelling where they do - Pergamum - ...read more

  • Pergamum--A Compromised Congregation Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 6, 2002
    based on 85 ratings
     | 7,256 views

    We’re to stand firm & faithful in the midst of a fallen world, in spite of opposition.

    "Pergamum--a compromised congregation", Revelation 2:12-17 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts -Series on the 7 Churches of Rev 2-3 Do you have a mentor, someone with experience and expertise, who helps you learn to do a better job? Mentors care enough to ...read more