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  • Delegate And All For God's Glory Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Jul 16, 2018
     | 3,394 views

    Moses took on too much responsibilty and was oblivious to the problem!

    Last week we noted how Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law, grew in his faith by listening to what God had done and what God is doing through the Hebrews. Jethro was so excited about God that he joined the Hebrews in the dessert to be closer with God! Jethro loved God. We read in Exodus 18:11-12 how ...read more

  • Taking Advice; Sharing The Load Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Aug 8, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,453 views

    Exodus 18 provides a wonderful example of Moses taking advice and learning to share the work load.

    Introduction: A. Standing on the tee of a relatively long par three, a confident golfer said to his caddy, “Looks like a four-wood and a putt to me.” 1. The caddy disagreed with him a bit and advised that he, instead, play it safe and hit a four-iron then a wedge. 2. The golfer was ...read more

  • Jethro's Advise

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 184 ratings
     | 8,554 views

    Thesis: It is wise to share the work of God with as many people as possible.

    Thesis: It is wise to share the work of God with as many people as possible. Intro.: 1. "Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways, and be wise" (Prov. 6:6). a. In your typical, garden-variety ANT COLONY, there are basically three different types of ants: 1) QUEEN: lays eggs; ...read more

  • The Heart Of Giving

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,573 views

    Thesis: Appeals to the heart surpass appeals to the pocketbook.

    Thesis: Appeals to the heart surpass appeals to the pocketbook. Intro.: 1. Probably no two topics are as connected in the popular mind as churches and money. a. Illust. A Madison Ave. advertising firm surveyed non-churched people a few yrs. ago and asked them their impression of church. ...read more

  • How Can The Lord Help You Counsel People In Need?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,785 views

    What does the Bible say about the best means of counseling those in distress? 1.

    What does the Bible say about the best means of counseling those in distress? 1. Learn to delegate counseling tasks to those who are best suited to each person and their problem. Moses wrote, "Moses' father-in-law replied, "What you are doing is not good. You and these people who come to you ...read more

  • One Person Can't Do It All

    Contributed by Anthony Hodge on Dec 31, 2002
    based on 115 ratings
     | 10,871 views

    The sermon is designed to empower all persons to become involved in every phase of the church’s ministry.

    One person can’t do it all (Exodus 18:15-27) Have you been around someone who came across as being indispensable? From this persons’ stance, nothing could be done right if it was not done by him or her. Despite the fact that they were others capable of assisting, the person ...read more

  • Leadership Lessons

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Mar 8, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 6,957 views

    leadership

    Leadership Lessons Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ Exodus 18: 13-26 July 15, 2001 A small boy was asked by his teacher, "What is the size of the Democratic Party?" "About 5 feet 2 inches," he replied promptly. "NO!" exploded the teacher" I mean, how MANY members does ...read more

  • Giving Thanks To God Series

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Nov 23, 2002
    based on 10 ratings
     | 6,334 views

    Let’s walk with Israel this week as Jethro returns Moses’ family. We will see Jethro praising Moses’ God above all gods and sacrificing to God. This is something we would do well to always remember.

    Giving Thanks to God When God Moves People know God’s activities are organized activities DBF Sunday Sermon, 11/24/02 You know a lot of times we are so busy looking at the bad things around us that we fail to see what is that good and perfect thing that God is doing in our midst. Lets ...read more

  • When The Load Becomes Heavy Series

    Contributed by Manny Salva Cruz on May 24, 2015
     | 8,357 views

    We have the tendency to be overwhelmed by too much responsibilities in the ministry. We end up exhausted and burnout. In this message, we will learn how to train leaders and delegate responsibilities accordingly so that the load will be lighter.

    EXODUS 18 Scripture Text: Exodus 18:17-23 (NIV) "17 Moses’ father-in-law replied, “What you are doing is not good. 18 You and these people who come to you will only wear yourselves out. The work is too heavy for you; you cannot handle it alone. 19 Listen now to me and I will give you ...read more

  • Delegating: Can You Let Go? Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Oct 16, 2015
     | 5,933 views

    When leaders try to do it all, they will fail and they will burn out. Jethro offers a solution for Mr. and Mrs. Do It All!

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • We are in the 3rd message in our series of messages entitled, LEARNING TO LEAD. • We are all or at some point we will all be leaders of some sort. • When we are faced with being in situations that call us to lead, it would behoove us to know ...read more

  • Learning How To Solve A Problem Lesson 14 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Mar 28, 2017
     | 3,789 views

    How to solve a problem

    A. WHAT CAN WE LEARN ABOUT FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS? 1. Your role to protect the family. “After he (Moses) had sent her (his wife) back” (Ex. 18:2). a. Physical protection. b. Provide for necessities. c. Provide for spiritual matters. 2. Respect the family. “Moses went ...read more

  • Jethro's Story Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jun 16, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 10,789 views

    Extraordinary is defined as very unusual or remarkable – not ordinary or normal! Yes, the opposite of extraordinary is normal! We were created by God to live and do extraordinary things in our lives with His power and presence. Do you want to be normal or

    Video Transition: Men of courage! Series: Extraordinary Men of Faith Thesis of Series: Extraordinary is defined as very unusual or remarkable – not ordinary or normal! Yes, the opposite of extraordinary is normal! We were created by God to live and do extraordinary things in our lives with His ...read more

  • What Are You Doing? Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jan 31, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,521 views

    In selecting elders we need to see their calling and purpose; the need for delegating authority; and key actions involved in the process.

    A photographer from a well-known national magazine was assigned to cover the fires at Yellowstone National Park. The magazine wanted to show some of the heroic work of the fire fighters as they battled the blaze. When the photographer arrived, he realized that the smoke was so thick that it would ...read more

  • Moses' Mighty Men Series

    Contributed by Bob Marcaurelle on Mar 16, 2016
     | 6,452 views

    Message 15 shows Jethro's advice to Mose about his administration as a warning to pastors who try to do too much, without delegating some of the work to others,, especially lay church leaders

    15 MOSES’ MIGHTY MEN Exodus 18 D. The Steps to Sinai 3. The Management Problem There was a certain pastor who disappeared every Friday afternoon around four o’clock. He would get in his car, drive off, and come back in about an ...read more

  • “the Christian And Politics”

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Mar 5, 2016
     | 3,741 views

    The kind of government we need

    “The Christian and Politics” March 6, 2016 Exodus 18:13-26 “13 The next day Moses sat as usual to hear the people’s complaints against each other, from morning to evening. 14 When Moses’ father-in-law saw how much time this was taking, he said, “Why are you ...read more