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  • Elders Series

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 20, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 6,250 views

    There are many great starters - not enough who finish well.

    29, September 2002 Dakota Community Church All The Kings Men Part: 4 – Elders Introduction: You do not break Gods word – you break yourself on it! Don’t be discouraged men this is the reward week – the beating is over – here now is the payoff! Seriously do not take condemnation from ...read more

  • Honoring Elders

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 91 ratings
     | 11,127 views

    A lesson concerning what the Word teaches about Church Leadership.

    HONORING ELDERS I Timothy 5:17 INTRODUCTION: Dan Huxley owns a world record in an unusual category: he pulls airplanes. The most remarkable happened on October 15, 1997 when he broke his own record. On that day at the Mascot Airport in Sydney, Australia he strapped a harness around his upper ...read more

  • 'call For The Elders!'

    Contributed by Roger Spackman on Nov 17, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,617 views

    Over a 20 year period, you have listened to over 1000 sermons! This one will encourage & strengthen you! Identify with James, brother of Jesus who journeyed from unbelief to full faith in God! Learn that it’s okay to doubt! Jesus transforms it into faith!

    I’d like to do a short ‘quiz’ with you this morning, in fact it’s really easy, has only one question – and is quite entertaining and enlightening! I want to find the person here this morning - who has been going to church for the longest time. (Longer than five year? Ten? Fifteen? Twenty? ...read more

  • Elders On The Run Series

    Contributed by Mark Armstrong on Nov 21, 2010
     | 1,805 views

    Talk 3 in series. Strong leaders are needed to deal with false teaching.

    ‘I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod’, says the most popular of all leaders. During World War II, Winston Churchill was forced to make a painful choice. The British secret service had broken the Nazi code and informed Churchill ...read more

  • The Elder Son Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Mar 8, 2011
     | 4,822 views

    In this message, part 4 in series Return of the Prodigal, Dave turns his attention from the younger son to the older son.

    The Elder Son The Return of the Prodigal, prt. 4 Wildwind Community Church David Flowers March 6, 2011 Part 4 today in our series called The Return of the Prodigal. We have spent the last three weeks looking at the younger son. Week 1 we focused on his leaving home. In weeks 2 and 3 ...read more

  • Elder Care Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Sep 9, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,268 views

    If churches want to help their leaders be all they can be, they must pay them well, treat them fairly, and pick them wisely.

    When I get a chain letter in my Email, I usually ignore it; but sometime ago, I came across this chain letter, which gave me a chuckle. It was written to church members looking for the perfect pastor. It said… “The perfect pastor preaches exactly 10 minutes, but thoroughly expounds ...read more

  • The Tradition Of The Elders

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 123 ratings
     | 10,123 views

    Introduction 1. As most of you know, the consistory has been going through a time of self-examination for both themselves and the church. As part of that examination we came up with a list of seven corporate sins that we as a congregation share. These are sins that are prevalent in our church. ...read more

  • The Elder Brother Series

    Contributed by Hugh W. Davidson on Apr 17, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 7,480 views

    The elder brother is the one we all dislike and to a certain degree have to identify with him.

    The elder brother Luke 15:25-32 A Sunday school teacher was telling his class the story of the Prodigal Son and after describing how the household was rejoicing over his return the teacher wondered if they were following the story and so he asked, “Who can ...read more

  • The Elder Son

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Mar 26, 2001
    based on 124 ratings
     | 3,283 views

    Three lessons to learn from how the elder son responded to his prodigal brother’s return.

    WHEN IT COMES TO JEALOUSY, IT HAS BEEN SAID THAT IF YOUR NEIGHBOR’S GRASS IS GREENER, JUST BE THANKFUL THAT YOU ARE STILL ABOVE GROUND TO SEE IT! CELEBRATING SOMEONE ELSE’S SUCCESS OR ACHIEVEMENT CAN BE A DIFFICULT THING IN LIFE, ESPECIALLY IF ALL THAT ONE KNOWS IS HARD LABOR WITHOUT ...read more

  • An Elder Is A Man

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Dec 5, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 1,856 views

    Elders are not models of perfection, yet the church does have a responsibility towards them.

    Morning Message Central Church of Christ December 3, 2000 John Dobbs AN ELDER IS A MAN Introduction: There is no doubt that to be an elder is to be in a position of great influence, great responsibility, with great demands. It isn’t just any man who is willing to serve in this way. ...read more

  • Fight For The Elders

    Contributed by Timothy Brewington Ii on Sep 14, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,674 views

    In this scripture we see a wonderful testimony of how God will use any body who is not afraid. God is calling youth who are not afraid to take a stand.

    In this scripture we see a wonderful testimony of how God will use any body who is not afraid. Fear is one of the greatest enemy of our success The fear of failure, will keep you from trying. The fear of being alone, we keep you from lifting up a standard. The fear of rejection, ...read more

  • Elders And Deacons

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Sep 22, 2015
     | 1,870 views

    The New Testament provides instruction on how the Lord wants His Church to be governed. Two offices are to be found in each mature congregation - Elders and Deacons. This is a brief look at these two offices.

    1. When Paul wrote his Letter to the congregation at Philippi, he addressed it to “all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, including the overseers and deacons” (Philippians 1:1). This verse (with others from the New Testament) indicate that when completely and ...read more

  • Appointing Elders Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Aug 16, 2013
     | 2,036 views

    What is entailed in appointing elders? What rights and authority is conferred in the appointment process?

    “When they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.” [1] The New Testament model for a church of the Lord Jesus differs significantly from what has been commonly accepted among the churches of ...read more

  • Honouring The Elders Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Apr 13, 2014
     | 3,768 views

    What is congregational responsibility to elders? How does a congregation honour the elders?

    “Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching. For the Scripture says, ‘You shall not muzzle an ox when it treads out the grain,’ and, ‘The laborer deserves his wages.’ Do not admit a charge ...read more

  • Elders, Servants

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jun 6, 2012
     | 2,799 views

    Who serve in our churches that also surround the throne of God? Elders. What office of leadership for God's people spans from Genesis to Revelation? Elders. Who needs them? We do.

    We’ve embarked on a summer theme of Christian service where we are working to apply the fruit of the Spirit to service activities through service teams. This week’s theme is serving with Joy. Tonight we will introduce the next focus: Serving as peacemakers for Christ. When we ...read more