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  • How To Handle A Sinful Person In The Church Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Aug 20, 2015

    We have just finished examining Paul’s 11 answers to some questions he was asked in a previous letter. Now Paul starts to address some more detailed problems. In chapter 5 of 1 Corinthians, Paul addresses the shameful sin of sexual immorality.

    We have just finished examining Paul’s 11 answers to some questions he was asked in a previous letter. Now Paul starts to address some more detailed problems. In chapter 5 of 1 Corinthians, Paul addresses the shameful sin of sexual immorality. Many churches become involved in shameful ...read more

  • Preparation Is Everything Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Jan 22, 2016

    Being a successful witness will take preparation.

    Preparation Is Everything Text: Acts 17:1-9 Introduction 1. Illustration: Several centuries ago, a Japanese emperor commissioned an artist to paint a bird. A number of months passed, then several years, and still no painting was brought to the palace. Finally the emperor became so ...read more

  • The Habits Of The Man Of God: 2 Timothy 2 & 3

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Jan 17, 2015

    The Man of God runs away from sin, & runs toward God. The Man of God handles opposition with kindness and gentleness. The Man of God studies the Scriptures continuously.

    Video: “Slap Her!” My favorite line in this video is when the child says why he won’t slap the girl. He says “Why? Because I’m a man!”. What does it mean to be a man? What does it mean to be a man of God? Ladies, the Bible has plenty to say about what it means ...read more

  • Provoked To Purpose! Series

    Contributed by Shine Thomas on Jul 27, 2015

    God has called you to produce sometime divine, blessed, and outstanding and he stands with you to thrust you to your destiny.

  • Loving Those Who Oppose

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 29, 2015

    Do good to those who hate you. - Luke 6:27 Seemingly opposite to reason and the world’s thinking our Lord gave us the example of loving and blessing those who hate and do evil to us as believers. Jesus emulated that many times in his earthly walk. ...

  • S - Tart With Authenticity (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Jeff Christopherson on Dec 23, 2004
    based on 12 ratings

    all religions lead to God, or no religions lead to God? this is a question worth looking at...

    Start with Authenticity Series, “Being Spiritual without being Religious” – Part 1 re•li•gion. ri-’li-j&n, from religare to restrain, tie back. 1 : An institutionalized set of systems, attitudes, beliefs, and practices. 2 archaic : scrupulous conformity.  All ...read more

  • Six Marks Of Leadership: Mark 1- "The Leader Shows Concern For God’s Work" Series

    Contributed by Tim White on May 7, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    The first of six marks of leadership is his concern for God’s work as seen in Nehemiah 1:1-4.

    Mark Dever promotes Four Aspects of Leadership in Nine Marks of a Healthy Church with the acrostic BOSS. B=Boss. The leader “reproves, rebukes, and exhorts with all longsuffering and doctrine.” There is a delicate balance in local churches between pastoral authority (Hebrews 13) and ...read more

  • Handling Objections And Criticism

    Contributed by Randy Bataanon on Feb 27, 2013
    based on 24 ratings

    Peter might be riding high on the cloud of joy and excitement as he is reporting to the Church of Jerusalem the advancement of God’s Kingdom to the Gentile. But instead of appreciation and recognition, what he received is objection and criticism. Let's se

    HANDLING OBJECTIONS AND CRITICISMS Acts 11:1-18 Act 11:1 Soon the news reached the apostles and other believers in Judea that the Gentiles had received the word of God. Act 11:2 But when Peter arrived back in Jerusalem, some of the Jewish believers criticized him. Act 11:3 "You ...read more

  • Survivor - Part 4 Series

    Contributed by Robert Houston, Sr. on Dec 17, 2001
    based on 71 ratings

    A series examining the life of Joseph (OT)

    The sojourn of Joseph is about to reach it’s apex. He has had a remarkable life of just 30 years. He has spent his entire adult life in the hands of and living in the land of the Egyptians. The first thirteen years of his Egyptian captivity are spent in various motions. First, he is brought ...read more

  • I Will Be Faithful Series

    Contributed by Alan Tison on Jan 12, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Have you thought about the future of our church? It is amazing how we make plans everyday for events that are at times far off with no thought about what may happen. Charles Kettering said “We should all be concerned about the future – because we will hav

    At the beginning of our worship service we recognized 9 of the 13 the children born in 2008 to members of our church family. As I look at those children I see incredible potential. They will experience more changes in their life time than we can ever imagine. It is possible by the time they become ...read more

  • The 5 Warning Signs

    Contributed by Pastor Dre on Apr 25, 2014
    based on 2 ratings

    Here is a sermon that encourages us to watch out for the 5 warning signs.

    The 5 Warning Signs Matthew 26:31-35 First of all we see that Peter had a desire to serve God with all of his heart. He told Jesus I will serve you even if no one else does. He said even if I have to die with you I will not disown you. That shows me that Peter deep down in his heart ...read more

  • Love Them Back

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Oct 28, 2014

    Expect oppositions in life and ministry, but stay focused. Listen to what God has to say, not man. Repay with grace, not justice.

    How do you handle oppositions - people who do not like you, make fun of you, and always coming at you, with or without good reasons. • And worst still, you can’t run away from them; you are called to serve them. That’s Moses’ experience. And that can be our experience ...read more

  • Grace To Face The Hours

    Contributed by Abraham Shanklin on May 10, 2003
    based on 54 ratings

    A message to help those face life each and everyday with the grace of God.

    GRACE TO FACE THE HOURS Scripture Reference: Job 14:1-5 A few weeks back, a movie came out entitled, "The Hours." Though the underlying theme of homosexuality may surprise you, the critics declare the movie was thought provoking as it dealt with how individuals handle the stresses of life as ...read more

  • Living Between Two Worlds

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Sep 23, 2001
    based on 35 ratings

    What is the good word for today? God is in control!

    Three years ago this past summer, one of the college students at my former congregation found out that he had a brain tumor. I’ll never forget that evening waiting with members of his family and girlfriend as he had an MRI done and then was told it revealed a brain tumor. But, what is special ...read more

  • Power To Work And To Win Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    God wants to fill us with His Spirit so we can reach lost people and win spiritual battles.

    Power to Work and to Win Acts 13:1-12 Intro: Someone shared a fictional story about the day that Jesus returned to Heaven. The Angel Gabriel asked Jesus to explain what had happened down there on earth. He asked, “Did they make you King?” Jesus answered, “No.” “Did they make you prince?” ...read more