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  • Why Does The Government Do More Than The Church To Help The Poor? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jun 26, 2015
     | 3,094 views

    This passage on the care of widows opens up a larger question: what's the place the church should have in the care of the poor (versus the place the government should have)?

    THE POINT OF THE PASSAGE: Taking care of the needy widows was a big deal in the early church. - There was a different societal structure and a lack of social safety net back then. The church stepped in to help. - Unpack some of the passage. - The passage raises a more general question: ...read more

  • Sunday School - What's It All About?

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Sep 10, 2003
    based on 110 ratings
     | 18,148 views

    A Sermon dealing with the four basic fundamentals of the Sunday School. - REACHING - TEACHING - CARING - EVANGELIZING

    Sunday School – What’s It All About? Deut. 6:4-9 and Matt. 28:19,20 Intro. Years ago one of the greatest programs of the Southern Baptist convention was the Training Union. It was the discipleship training ministry of the church. It declined over the years and died a slow death. WHY? – ...read more

  • On The Edge Of Prosperity Series

    Contributed by Aubery Moore on Jan 27, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,307 views

    The purpose of this sermon is to exhort the church to not be stagnant and satisifed with its accomplishments but to experience all that God has for it.

    Antithesis: Every time God speaks to a church family the intent is to provide reproof, revival and motivation. As we seek to affirm the direction in which God is leading we are reminded that we have a responsibility to claim that which God has promised. I hope that you remember that ministry are ...read more

  • Some Things Only Babies Should Do

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Oct 3, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 744 views

    Why we need revival

    Introduction My daughter is really close to walking on her own. The other night as we were trying to get her to take some steps, it occurred to me the reasons we need revival. Baby Christians need revival because it can jump start some spiritual growth. In a few nights of focused ...read more

  • Filling The Gap

    Contributed by Rodney Kelley on Sep 14, 2009
     | 1,614 views

    The church must be involved to fill the gap when a teenager graduates from the teen ministry.

    Intro: The church has the main responsibility of the Commission of our Savior. It is more than merely Win ‘Em, Wet ‘Em, and Work ‘Em! I. Ambassadors of the Gospel - Go ye therefore and teach all nations We are not merely to see people saved, We are to make disciples! A. Reconcile the ...read more

  • Six Marks Of Leadership: Introduction In Nehemiah Series

    Contributed by Tim White on May 7, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,862 views

    There are six marks of leadership seen in Nehemiah chapters 1-6. Leaders can study these leadership qualities in Nehemiah and grow in their influence.

    On the front of one church bulletin always reads, “Ministers: The entire congregation Pastor: Rev David L. Buttry.” Rick Warren in his Purpose Driven Church advocates “No ministry, no membership.” Every believer is a minister or servant of God who should be serving God ...read more

  • Stepping Out Of Our Comfort Zone Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Mar 11, 2013
     | 5,146 views

    The people of Jerusalem eagerly desired to move away from the sins of their past and wanted to avoid another exile type experience, so they made a commitment to God, to surrender to His will and be obedient after they had confessed their sin and the sin o

    Sermon Brief Date Written: March 8, 2013 Date Preached: March 10, 2013 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: Building with God Sermon Title: Stepping Out Of Our Comfort Zone Sermon Text: Nehemiah 10-11 [ESV] 28“The rest of the people, the priests, the ...read more

  • In The Fullness Of Time

    Contributed by Michael Dephillips on Feb 8, 2003
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,877 views

    All things happen in God’s Timing not ours

    "In the fullness of time" Isaiah 50:1-4 (Prayerful Praise) There are moments that come in every human life and within every gathering of the Body of Christ that drip with power as God reveals himself to us in a real and personal way. These are moments that transcend the normal passing ...read more

  • Six Marks Of Leadership: Mark 3- Series

    Contributed by Tim White on May 9, 2011
     | 3,139 views

    Most leaders are like middle-managers with superiors and subordinates and Nehemiah shows us how to both lead and follow.

    I heard Adrian Rogers give this example: We all have seen Canada Geese fly in their V formation with one leg of the V formation longer than the other leg. Why do they fly in the V formation? The lead goose is making it easier for the other geese who are following his lead. He is moving the wind ...read more

  • We're Stuck!

    Contributed by Kenneth Stright on Jan 28, 2003
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,765 views

    What happens when the church is ’stuck’? Do we have a word from God to direct us into the future. Explore the state of the church in Laodecia and see if we can’t learn how to be the church today.

    Psalm 96: (Sing to the Lord a new song) Revelation 3: 14-19 (poor Laodicea) WE’RE STUCK! As a teenager I often played the old vinyl music albums of the day and, as they got a little worn, they also got stuck – I’d hear the same few words and the same few notes of maddening music over and ...read more

  • Moby Dick

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Oct 27, 2004
     | 1,973 views

    Jonah was obsessed with the opposite of Captain Ahab.

    Jonah’s Journey Show Video - Moby Dick - preaching scene- The new version with Gregory Peck as the preacher then the second half show the Old version with Orsen Wells as the preacher. Scripture: Jonah 1–4, Jonah 1:1–3: 1:1 Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, ...read more

  • The Power And Triumph Of Easter

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Apr 12, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,851 views

    God came a long, long way to enter our world, endure the cross and triumph over death. He did it for you.

    Sermon for Easter Sunday – April 12, 2009 – The Power and Triumph of Easter The story of Good Friday and Easter is when you really pay attention, the most dramatic and intense story imaginable. It is a story of the world’s Creator having become a part of His creation. Look at your hands for ...read more

  • A New Way Of Doing Ministry

    Contributed by Jerry Falwell on Sep 22, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,692 views

    Different ways of accomplishing ministry.

    A NEW WAY OF DOING MINISTRY By JERRY FALWELL A. INTRODUCTION. “Behold I will do a new thing . . . ”(Isaiah 43:19). I know this first is a reference to the coming Millennium, but God has always been doing new things in ministry. Today, I want to remind you of the new things that God has ...read more

  • World Premiere Series

    Contributed by John Oscar on Feb 27, 2018
     | 3,113 views

    Showing why Jesus' first miracle set the stage for His whole ministry

    The World Premiere CCCAG February 25th, 2018 Scripture- John 2:1-11 Introduction: Everyone here probably has a few television programs they watch other than news. Some people like drama’s, some like comedy’s, others are into reality TV. What all of these shows have in common is this- at ...read more

  • How To Inform And Motivate People About Starting New Churches

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,179 views

    Whatever the reasons for the growth of the church we must learn how the Spirit of God may use us more effectively to start new churches in seeing that the kingdom of God grows qualitatively (In spiritual fruits, worship, service, maturity, and fellowship)

    Church Planting - How To Inform and Motivate People About Starting New Churches! Text - Acts 1:8, 16:10-40 Statement of Problem - What do we need to know, believe, and practice in order to start a new church? Introduction - Throughout Nigeria new churches are springing up every week. The ...read more