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  • Introduction To The Marks Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Russell Metcalfe on Apr 1, 2021

    Five sermons introducing the universally held theological truth that the church of Jesus Christ is one, holy, catholic and apostolic, with application for a church at the end of the twentieth century.

    INTRODUCTION Christian is a church word. A Christian is a person who wants to follow Jesus. "Him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out." (John 6:37) A Christian is a person who has LIFE in God (II Corinthians 5:17. "If any (one) is in Christ (they) are a new creation; old more

  • What Does A "grownup" Church Look Like? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 26, 2020
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    Paul tells the church at Ephesus that one of their goals should be to "growup" and no longer be children. But how would they know when they had accomplished that? What are the marks of a mature congregation?

    OPEN: My grandson Benjamin (the apple of my eye) is 2 years old, and I know that one day someone is going to ask him this question: “What are you going to be when you …. (grow up)?” As I was doing research for the sermon this morning I found there was huge number of children’s books with this more

  • Five Essentials Of Being An Effective Member In The Body Of Christ

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jul 18, 2020
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    Membership in a local church isn't about having your name on the membership rolls, but about being an active participant as a part of the body of believers. Each member of the body must function effectively within the body for God to use us as He would.

    Five Essentials of Being an Effective Member in the Body of Christ Ephesians 4: 7-16 Membership in a local church isn't about having your name on the membership rolls, but about being an active participant as a part of the body of believers. Each member of the body must function effectively more

  • Gifts From The Lord Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jul 17, 2020
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    1) Every believer has been individually gifted (Eph. 4:7); 2) Christ obtained the right to give gifts (Eph.4:8-10); 3) the Lord blesses the whole church (Eph. 4:11).

    Ephesians 4:7-11 [7] But grace was given to each one of us according to the measure of Christ's gift. [8] Therefore it says, "When he ascended on high he led a host of captives, and he gave gifts to men." [9] (In saying, "He ascended," what does it mean but that he had also more

  • That All May Be One--Despite The Cost Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Nov 9, 2019

    Every plan, every agenda, every meeting of any Church body must be focused on the mission that Our Lord Jesus gave to us as He ascended into heaven.

  • Proclaimer’s Appreciation

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Oct 7, 2019
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    October is the season of the year which is set aside to appreciate those who have the Christ apportioned gift of pastor. The truths in this message will set your heart in good order for pleasing the Lord.

    Proclaimer’s Appreciation Honoring Those Who Teach The Word of God According to the Book of Ephesians chapter four, Jesus gave pastors to the Body of Christ to prepare them for works of service, so they mature in their faith and be unified in the work of the Lord. Pastoral Appreciation month has more

  • The Mission Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Jun 10, 2019

    The following was a four-part series of sermons I preached on the mission of the church. I have condensed and combined them into one sermon. Perhaps it will be of some benefit to you. Let’s consider the mission of the church.

  • The Only Way To Solve The Problem Of Violence Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jun 2, 2019

    We have to solve the problem back at the source of the problem. And that’s the human mind and heart.

    Ascension Sunday 2019 “Let us then be children no longer, tossed here and there, carried about by every wind of . . .human trickery.” If you’ve ever been a supervisor of little boys, you know what St. Paul is writing about to the Ephesians. One little kid has a stupid idea–let’s throw some cats in more

  • The Five Pillars Of A Mature Church

    Contributed by Derek Geldart on Apr 14, 2019
    based on 3 ratings

    If Christ physically walked down the aisle of your church would He say "good and faithful servants"? Paul outlines five pillars of a spiritually healthy church that every church needs to put into practice!

    The Five Pillars of a Mature Church Ephesians 4:1-16 Online Sermon: We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all God’s people—5 more

  • The Mature Church (Ephesians 4:1-14)

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Apr 4, 2019


    THE MATURE CHURCH (EPHESIANS 4:1-14) A friend who immigrated to the United States a few years ago had breakfast with me on Wednesday (September 28, 2018) in Hong Kong. He told me how unstable in the East Coast the last two years had been for four churches within the greater region. One of the more

  • Fundamentals For Growth Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Mar 25, 2019

    This is the 12th sermon in the "Accounting" series from the Book of Ephesians.

    Series: Accounting [#12] FUNDAMENTALS FOR GROWTH Ephesians 4:7-16 Introduction: One of the most important things that people desire to see in any relationship, a job, or an organization is growth. Just surviving is not enough. The theme of Ephesians 4 is unity. Without unity, there is no more

  • Building Up The Church Series

    Contributed by Doug Fannon on Mar 15, 2019

    This is the final segment in the series "The Revitalization of the Lord's House and People. We must do more that build up the physical structure of our church, the people, who are the church, must be built up. the bible word for that is "edify."

    We are not only into building up the Lord’s house in terms of physical assets, our buildings and grounds, but also in the building up of God’s people which is the church. We grow not only in terms of numbers, but in terms of spiritual depth. Last week we looked at our call: Ephesians 4:1 (NKJV) more

  • Diversity Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Nov 19, 2018

    The way we deal with and handle divsersity will impact our communities and the world!!

    This year at this Holiday Folk Fair we are celebrating Diversity! One definition of Diversity is the inclusion of different types of people (such as people of different races or cultures) in a group or organization. Take a quick look around you…. Diversity is a reality here at the Holiday Folk more

  • That Which Each Joint Supplies

    Contributed by Charles Payne on Aug 28, 2018
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    A study of our contribution to the local church congregation

    THAT WHICH EACH JOINT SUPPLIES TEXT: Ephesians 4:10-16 He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things.) 11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; 12 For the perfecting of the more

  • In Christ, I Am...a Body Builder Series

    Contributed by Vic Folkert on Aug 17, 2018

    How can we build the church, and make disciples? Work toward unity, build on the strengths of all, and speak the truth in love.

    IN CHRIST, I AM…A BODY BUILDER—Ephesians 4:1-16 (Series on Ephesians: In Christ, I Am…) Why go to church? Some people go to church for what they can get out of it: encouragement, friendship, support, or moral direction for themselves and their family. Others, especially today, look for more