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  • "The Ministry Of Encouragement"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on May 9, 2006
    based on 28 ratings

    "Encouragement" is God’s plan, program, and command. This message utilizes the use of "Encouragement Cards" to fulfill God’s plan for us to encourage others.

    “The Ministry Of Encouragement” INTRODUCTION: “O give me a home, where the buffalo roam, Where the deer and the antelope play; Where seldom is heard, a DISCOURAGING word, And the skies are not cloudy all day.” Can you imagine that? … No DISCOURAGING words! Ever been DISCOURAGED? Not a good more

  • Encouragement Pt 2 -- The Art Of Encouagement Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Aug 14, 2018

    This is a second message exploring the concept and practice of encouragement. This message explores the mandate to encourage one another.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “The Art of Encouragement” Introduction Last week we explored the need and availability of encouragement. Given the multiple causes for discouragement in our world, encouragement is a critical component to survival. Our own thinking causes more

  • The Need For Encouragement Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Dec 5, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Everyone needs a pat on the back from time to time, but we are also to be the one giving the pat on the back from time to time.

    The Need for Encouragement 1 Samuel 23:15-18 Intro Jonathan’s experience with David illustrates the reality of the ministry of encouragement. Romans 15:5 says “May the God of steadfastness and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus.” So, more

  • Barnabas - An Encouraging Leader - Problems And Solutions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 14, 2001
    based on 47 ratings

    Barnabas - An Encouraging Leader - Problems and Solutions

    Barnabas - An Encouraging Leader - Problems and Solutions The encouraging leader needs a stable organization with which he can do his best in keeping people harmoniously relating to one another. He fears any feelings of disunity in his congregation since it might indicate conflict. which he more

  • Affirmation Factor Pt 2 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Apr 18, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    10th message in a series exploring the wonder of God as our loving Father. This message continues the discussion of how God is and affirming, encouraging and acknowledging Father.

    “Affirmation, Encouragement, Acknowledgment” (The Fatherhood of God Pt 10) Review I. The Likeness Factor – Dad’s impeccable genes II. The Unconditional love & acceptance factor–Dad’s incomprehensible love III. The Protection and security Factor – Dad’s impervious protection IV. The Presence more

  • Sweet And Sour Encouragement

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Aug 7, 2016

    Two weeks ago I preached on sweet and sour fellowship. Today I want to talk about sweet and sour encouragement. It sounds strange but there are ways in which we can be negatively encouraging. Let’s take a look at how encouragement can be sweet or sour.

    SWEET AND SOUR ENCOURAGEMENT A couple of weeks ago I preached on sweet and sour fellowship. Today I want to talk about sweet and sour encouragement. I know it may sound like an oxy-moron but there are ways in which we can be negatively encouraging. Let’s take a look at that so we won’t more

  • Encourage One Another

    Contributed by Sarah Keith on Mar 11, 2013

    During Lent, rather than giving up something outward and physical, give up discouraging words!

    During Lent, many people give up something they enjoy eating--chocolate for instance--in order to focus on and consider anew the sacrifice Jesus made for humankind. This season, however, rather than giving up something outward and physical, I suggest giving up discouraging words. It’s difficult more

  • The Ministry Of Encouragement

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Jul 8, 2019

    The Lord desires for us to be an encourager rather than a sour faced Christian.

    THE MINISTRY OF ENCOURAGEMENT ACTS 13:13-26 INTRO- District Assembly highlights/ I was encouraged not discouraged- We need more encouragers and less discouragers! Amen. One of the speakers was Lamorris Crawford, Chaplain of the Cincinnati Bengals. It was a positive impact that will stay with us more

  • Encouragement Pt 3 Anatomy Of An Encourager Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Aug 14, 2018

    This is the third message on encouragement. This message focuses on the character of the encourager.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Anatomy of An Encourager” Introduction For a couple weeks last year, we explored the concept of encouragement. The Greek term variously translated in our English Bibles (urge, beg, comfort, exhort, encourage, advocate, counsel, help, ask) comes from a more

  • The Ministry Of An Encourager Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Nov 17, 2000
    based on 89 ratings

    The Life of Barnabas is an example of how we should live lifes of encouragement.

    A Study of the Book of Acts Sermon # 10 “The Ministry of an Encourager.” Acts 4:32-37 One of the great tragedies of our time is that there are so few kind people around. There are plenty of mean spirited, critical, cynical people, but there are few who just take the time to be kind as a more

  • Vitamin E

    Contributed by Oscar P. Lopez, Jr. on Apr 9, 2002
    based on 27 ratings

    Be an Encourager! The Exploits of Barnabas as the "Man of Encouragement."

    VITAMIN E Acts 4:36-37; Selected Passages By Oscar P. Lopez Jr. PROPOSITION: Something good will happen if we are going to encourage others. INTRODUCTION: 1. Greetings. 2. Discouragement: Where most Christians fall. Encouragement: What every Christians need. 3. Read Acts 4:36-37 4. Who more

  • Encourage, A Hard Thing To Do Series

    Contributed by Joe Hayes on Nov 17, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    The Problem, The Purpose The Power of Encouragement. To also listen to this message visit (Sep 2008)

    This may surprise you sometimes Christians Find it hard to give and receive Encourage. Often people focus on the One Word/Issue they don’t agree, the Word/Issue that has hurt them or disappointed them. Encouragement is a designated/commanded Quality of the Church. “Therefore encourage one another more

  • How To Be An Encourager In A Discouraging Situation

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 18, 2001
    based on 24 ratings

    Finding encouragement from God and godly friends despite all the discouragement you may be facing

    How To Be An Encourager in Discouraging Situations (Acts 11:22-26) Illustration: Thomas Edison said, "If I had not had 230 failures I would never have discovered the right filmanet to invent the electric light bulb. Failure often proceeds success." 1. Have you ever wondered how to encourage more

  • Encouragement: Making Others Strong

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 11, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    As long as the church of Jesus Christ has the potential to improve, we need to be serious about encouraging others.

    Encouragement: Making Others Strong (2015 Revision of an earlier sermon already posted) 1. We are often discuouraged. 2. There is an old story about a pastor leaving a church. At his farewell dinner, he tried to encourage one of the pillar members, “Don’t be so sad. The next pastor more

  • Encourage One Another

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Jun 28, 2019

    Encouraging others seems like a natural activity for Christians, but the Bible tells us to do this dozens of times! Maybe we need a reminder.

    ENCOURAGE ONE ANOTHER 1 Thessalonians 5:11 So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing. Introduction He had lived a rugged life and a sometimes violent life. When he became a Christian it was almost unbelievable. Walking through the door into a room of church more