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  • Elders Series

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 18, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 6,320 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 Tradition Of The Elders

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 123 ratings
     | 10,180 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
     | 1,909 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

  • Honoring Elders

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Jan 24, 2003
    based on 91 ratings
     | 11,250 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
     | 1,688 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

  • Fight For The Elders

    Contributed by Timothy Brewington Ii on Sep 10, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,730 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

  • An Elder Is A Man

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Dec 5, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 1,901 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

  • The Elder Son

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Mar 23, 2001
    based on 124 ratings
     | 3,329 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

  • The Elder Brother Series

    Contributed by Hugh W. Davidson on Apr 17, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 7,720 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

  • Unwise And Wise Of Selecting Elders

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,014 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

  • Why Elders Are Important

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,508 views

    Why Elders Are Important Acts 15:1-29 Quality leadership is best seen in the plurality of godly servants

    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

  • Special Honor For Elders Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 7, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 4,132 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
     | 4,343 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 Son Syndrome

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Jun 22, 2002
    based on 86 ratings
     | 3,794 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

  • The Elder And His Community

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,920 views

    The Elder needs to be above reproach in his commumity