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  • Elders Series

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 18, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 6,482 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

  • Fight For The Elders

    Contributed by Timothy Brewington Ii on Sep 10, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,843 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
     | 11,511 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

  • The Tradition Of The Elders

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 123 ratings
     | 10,283 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

  • What Is An Elder?

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,965 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

  • Elders, Deacons, And The Congregation Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jan 28, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 10,964 views

    This sermon briefly examines the qualifications and duties of elders and deacons serving the congregation.

    Scripture It is our great joy today to ordain and install one man, who has been duly elected by the members of this congregation, into the office of Deacon. The church is a living community of people redeemed by Jesus Christ. No one is more visible to the watching world than those who are in ...read more

  • How Does An Elder Eld? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 12, 2010
    based on 65 ratings
     | 16,102 views

    Titus and Timothy are both told to select appropriate men to lead the church as Elders. But what does God expect of these leaders and how can we (as the congregation) assist them in their role?

    OPEN: In one medical school, the students were complaining that they didn’t see why a class in Physics was necessary for them to be doctors. Finally one student actually challenged the teacher with that question. The teacher thought about that for a moment and then said “Well, we study Physics ...read more

  • Special Honor For Elders Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 7, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 4,276 views

    HOW TO RELATE PROPERLY TO CERTAIN SPECIAL GROUPS OF PEOPLE IN THE CHURCH -- PART II -- SPECIAL HONOR FOR ELDERS

    BIG IDEA: HOW TO RELATE PROPERLY TO CERTAIN SPECIAL GROUPS OF PEOPLE IN THE CHURCH -- PART II -- SPECIAL HONOR FOR ELDERS I. (:17-18) RECOGNITION OF EXCELLING ELDERS A. Double Honor Deserving to those Who Excel 1. Based on Ruling Well to Oversee the Church "Let the elders who rule well ...read more

  • Why We Have Elders Series

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 4,403 views

    Outline is semi origional with illustrations borrowed from sermon central contributers.

    Leadership Lessons Elders, Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ Acts 15:1-30 July 22, 2001 A husband and wife, prior to marriage, decided that he’d make all the major decisions and she the minor ones. After 20 years of marriage, he was asked how this arrangement had worked. ...read more

  • The Elder And His Community

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 38 ratings
     | 2,000 views

    The Elder needs to be above reproach in his commumity

    INTRODUCTION Last week we looked at the relationship that the Elder is to have with his family, this week we will look at an area that is also very important to consider when deciding on who to elect as church leaders. Paul says that it is a good thing to desire to be an Elder in God’s ...read more

  • The Benefit Of Godly Elders

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,066 views

    Here is an example of how multiple gifts, abilities and perspectives can synergistically work together for a greater total effect than the sum of several individual’s efforts. Without elders, the church can easily be led astray by one person’s agenda, per

    Why Elders Are Important - Acts 15:1-29 Illustration:Peter Drucker offers insightful guidance to the church when he calls leadership a peak performance by one who is "the trumpet that sounds a clear sound of the organizations’ goals." His five requirements for this task are amazingly reliable ...read more

  • The Elder Son Syndrome

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Jun 22, 2002
    based on 86 ratings
     | 3,891 views

    Luke 15 talks about a father and his two sons. One is a prodigal, and the other is pious. This message looks at some of the attributes of the elder son. Prayerfully, you have not succumbed to the elder son SIN-drome.

    One of the great dangers for anyone who has been saved by the grace of God is that they become so familiar with being saved, that they do not rightfully keep God in the place of exaltedness in their life that He occupied at the first. Neither do they serve God in the way that they should. ...read more

  • Church Priorities: Elders

    Contributed by Steve Hereford on Jan 25, 2002
    based on 123 ratings
     | 1,334 views

    This message addresses the qualifications of those who serve as elders in the church.

    For the last couple of months we have been talking about Who You Are in the body of Christ. We said that We are the church of Jesus Christ. And because we are the church of Jesus Christ, we are a family. As with all families there comes responsibilities. We have looked at our responsibilities to ...read more

  • Elders And Passing The Baton Series

    Contributed by Warren Bird on Jan 14, 2003
    based on 55 ratings
     | 3,778 views

    The role of church elders is to pass the baton of gospel truth from one generation to the next

    Introduction Being the 15th of September 2002, today is the 2nd anniversary of the opening ceremony of the Sydney Olympic Games. I was fortunate enough to be there at Homebush that evening – I have here my little yellow suitcase to prove it! What a spectacle it was, from the time the lone ...read more

  • Unwise And Wise Of Selecting Elders

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,050 views

    Unwise Ways of Selecting Elders * Choosing elders on the basis of popularity * Politically campaigning for people who are from your own web of friends and confidants * Selecting men who are wealthy * Selecting men who are advanced in age or successful in business, education or ...read more