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  • Achan In The Camp

    Contributed by Leighton (Lee) Vary on Oct 28, 2016
     | 2,985 views

    What is one reason the work of the Holy Spirit in our church is often hindered? Study the incident of Achan's disobedience concerning the lust of the eye.

    Introduction A. Last Sunday I was asked what kind of program we could institute to help the church. 1. I didn’t have an answer then, but it started me to thinking a. Then I remembered the words I had heard years ago from many pastors and teachers b. Even the very best of programs ...read more

  • The Necessity Of Preparation Series

    Contributed by Matthew Sullivan on Mar 30, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,028 views

    This series is about inspiring and communicating God’s vision to us as individuals and to the church overall. Because if we ever lose site of our vision then we will become an ineffective church and then often it becomes about the building and traditions.

    Visioneering Study in the life of Nehemiah The Necessity of Preparation Nehemiah 1-2 Matthew Sullivan December 17, 1903, at 10:35 A.M., Orville Wright secured his place in history by executing the first powered and sustained flight from level ground. For twelve gravity defying seconds he ...read more

  • Characteristics Of A Healthy Church-Things We Should Know First Series

    Contributed by Mark Mitchell on Nov 29, 2015
     | 2,710 views

    There are some basic things we should know about Spiritually Healthy Churches

    Characteristics of a Healthy Church Matthew 16:18 Introduction: illustration “Frail Health” I. Why do we need to know what the spiritual health of the church is? 1. Good spiritual health is a sign of the true church. (Matthew 7:17-19) 2. An unhealthy church is an ineffective ...read more

  • When The Honeymoon Ends Series

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Jan 30, 2007
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,847 views

    This sermon examines believers and churches that move away from their first love (honeymoon love).

    When my wife and I first married I received a rebuke from one of our senior adult members. I jokingly stated that we were still on our honeymoon. The way I expressed myself made it sound as if the honeymoon was coming to an end. This senior adult lady informed me that "the honeymoon should never ...read more

  • Palm Sunday – My Way Or The High Way

    Contributed by Ed Warfield on Mar 14, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,018 views

    Just as the crowds praised and then a few days later crucified Jesus. We must be a people that "stays the course" and follows Jesus as Lord, not as a "quick fix" for our problems.

    Palm Sunday – My Way or the High Way – Luke 19:29-48 Intro.: These religious leaders think the whole world has gone after Jesus because of the crowds waving their palm branches as Jesus entered the city. But despite the number of people around that day, no one seemed to grasp the magnitude of ...read more

  • Lukewarm Living Series

    Contributed by Allen James on Sep 29, 2011
     | 2,709 views

    Part 7 of 7 in our summer series exploring the letters to the 7 churches in Revelation 2-3. Today's final message in the series examines the letter to the Church at Laodicea.

    OPENING: Approach text with humility bc parts of our text VERY familiar. Pray today is that familiarity will not lead us to contentment. BC I believe God has a WORD for each of us today! READ REVELATION 3:14-22. BACKGROUND: Laodicea was located in the Lycus River Valley. Really was a ...read more

  • A Divine Appointment With Breakthrough Series

    Contributed by David Shipman on Nov 22, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 7,850 views

    The Word has prophetically spoken of the church as a glorious place seen and read of all men. There is a "witness" that God wants His church to experience

    Divine Appointment With Breakthrough >Confession of Faith God has prophesied that in the last days we will see an inversion of the church. >An oppressed church - an ineffective church will transform into glorious, powerful church. >I have quoted Malachi several times which states ...read more

  • The Qualifications Of Leadership In The Church

    Contributed by W F on Jun 21, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,436 views

    Everything rises or falls on leadership. The qualifications of leadership in the church

    INTRODUCTION In many respects the appointment of leaders within a church can be perceived to be the dry, boring mechanics of how a church operates. But I want you to hear this. “Everything rises and falls on Leadership.” The success of any organisation – including the church – is directly ...read more

  • Keys To Revival Series

    Contributed by Terry Owens on Apr 11, 2001
    based on 131 ratings
     | 6,001 views

    There is a great need for revival; learn what we must do to prepare for God’s great outpouring.

    I don’t think there’s a question in anyone’s mind that our nation, our city, and our church needs revival. There’s a darkness that’s settling over our cities and our churches. It’s the encroachment of satanic influence. It’s driving families to turn against each other. Matthew 10:21-22 “And the ...read more

  • A Mystery Empowered Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on May 26, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,849 views

    In Christ, the Church has been empowered to change the world and - thus equipped - called to do just that!

    THE SUPREME MYSTERY – THE BODY OF CHRIST ACT I: Foundations Of A Supreme Mystery – Identification 2. A MYSTERY EMPOWERED (Eph. 1:15-23) Introduction: When I look back at how God brought me to where I am today, I can’t help but notice that he did so through a multitude of ordinary people ...read more

  • Lost And Found

    Contributed by Kyle Gray on Oct 30, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,745 views

    In Luke 15 Jesus tells three stories. What is our role, as individuals to find lost people? What is the churches role?

    How many of you have run into THOSE people! That’s NOT the kind of trick or treat you look forward to. That’s real life scary☺ WELCOME CAMPUSES as we talk about how Jesus radically changes lives! Everyone has a story…I’m going to share a few with you today! The bible says that Jesus ...read more

  • Seeing God’s Encouragement When We Are Discouraged! Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Mar 30, 2014
     | 3,989 views

    A LOOK AT THE LIFE OF PAUL AS HE ENTERS INTO THE TOWN OF CORINTH. HE COMES INTO THIS TOWN DISCOURAGED – AND SEEING HIS CIRCUMSTANCES, WHO COULD BLAME HIM. YET, WHAT PAUL DOES NOT INITIALLY SEE, AND WHAT GOD BRINGS TO HIS ATTENTION IS THAT THERE IS MUCH

    SEEING GOD’S ENCOURAGEMENT WHEN WE ARE DISCOURAGED! Acts 18:1-17 After this, Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. 2  There he met a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had ordered all the Jews to leave Rome. Paul ...read more

  • Opportune Times Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Dec 10, 2002
    based on 28 ratings
     | 6,702 views

    FAITH TO STAND (part 5) Satan knows when to advance and when to retreat. This message presents five opportune times for the enemy to attack. Regardless of the enemy’s schemes we can overcome!

    Before you pick a fight you ought to be sure you can win the war. President Roosevelt appeared before a joint session of Congress the day after Pearl Harbor was bombed, and declared, “Yesterday, December 7, 1941–a date which will live in infamy–the United States of America was suddenly and ...read more

  • What God Says About Money Series

    Contributed by John Baker on Jan 12, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,309 views

    Series on Christian Stewardship

    Title: What God says about Money – So Who’s in Charge of Your Wallet? Place: Oakdale Wesleyan Church Date: January 30, 2005 Subject, Series: Living the Uncomplicated Life Introduction There is an idea that floats around out there that God has little to say about how we use our money. The ...read more

  • Defeating Disappointments

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on May 22, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 6,785 views

    Looks at dealing with the disappointments in our lives.

    Have you ever been disappointed? Really disappointed? Maybe you watched as your dreams crashed and burnt, or perhaps someone you loved and trusted let you down. My cousin’s 17 year old daughter has been planning her audition for Canadian Idol since it was first announced. She has an incredible ...read more