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  • Elders Series

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 18, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 6,484 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

  • The Elder Son

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Mar 23, 2001
    based on 124 ratings
     | 3,421 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

  • What Is An Elder?

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,966 views

    Intro.: 1. No people will ever rise above their leaders. a. This truth is especially relevant for the Lord's Church. 1) Strong leaders .......... produce strong churches. 2) Weak leaders ............ produce weak churches. b. Regardless of TYPE, the church will always have leaders! 1) ...read more

  • The Tradition Of The Elders

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 123 ratings
     | 10,287 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

  • Fight For The Elders

    Contributed by Timothy Brewington Ii on Sep 10, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,845 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

  • Honoring Elders

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Jan 24, 2003
    based on 91 ratings
     | 11,513 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 16, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,785 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

  • An Elder Is A Man

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Dec 5, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 1,972 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

  • Elders On The Run Series

    Contributed by Mark Armstrong on Nov 21, 2010
     | 1,907 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 Brother Series

    Contributed by Hugh W. Davidson on Apr 17, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 8,002 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

  • Godly Leadership (What Are Elders?) Series

    Contributed by Jeremy Wallace on Jun 2, 2010
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,463 views

    This message is the second in a series through the book of Titus in which we learn how to grow a healthy church.

    Growing A Healthy Church Godly Leaders Titus 1:5-9 This evening we are moving on and looking at verses 5-9. Titus 1:5-9- “For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee: ...read more

  • The Elder And His Family

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,035 views

    The Elder needs to have a good family relationship

    INTRODUCTION The qualifications for a leader in God’s church start long before the man is of the proper age to be an Elder. These are things that we work on our of our lives so that we can serve God’s church as Elders. One day Bill and John will not be here to do the job and we will need a new ...read more

  • Why Are Elders Important

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,323 views

    Reasons why God uses a plurality of godly elders to lead the church in making wise decisions

    Why Are Elders Important? (Acts 15:4-23) 1. These elders allowed the church to be administered by a plurality of godly leaders who met the Godly criteria stated in I Tim. 3:1-6. Here is an example of how multiple gifts, abilities and perspectives can synergistically work together for a greater ...read more

  • Elder Ordination Address Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Jun 5, 2007
    based on 29 ratings
     | 13,280 views

    Using First Timothy 3 as a text, this is the message delivered at the elder ordination service of Castle Hills Christian Church.

    ELDER ORDINATION SERVICE Text:I Tim.1-1:3, II Pet.5::1-4 Today we are assembled to set apart men to an important ministry. These men have been chosen by this congregation to serve as elders of the Castle Hills Christian Church. 1. What is an elder? The New Testament uses three words for ...read more

  • Why We Need Elders Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 19, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,153 views

    God gives elders to love us and lay down their lives for us.

    Scripture Introduction The cowboy symbolizes the rugged individualism of America and our westward expansion. He is tall and tough; honest, but friendly only to his horse; a protector of women-folk, but not family-focused. He rode hard, worked hard, and probably drank hard. Cattle were his ...read more