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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
     | 2,795 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

  • Ten Universal Elements Of Church Planting Movements

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Nov 1, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 3,148 views

    Ten universal elements of church planting movements by David Garrison

    Ten Universal Elements of Church Planting Movements (David Garrison) After surveying Church Planting Movements around the world, we found at least 10 elements present in every one of them. While it may be possible to have a Church Planting Movement without them, we have yet to see this occur. ...read more

  • A Magnetic, Masculine Church

    Contributed by Mike Mcguire on Feb 8, 2007
    based on 23 ratings
     | 3,882 views

    How we can encourage more men to become activiely involved in church

    A MAGNETIC, MASCULINE CHURCH July 2, 2006 a.m. Hillcrest Baptist Church Text: Acts 6:1-7 Introduction: The botanical life of most trees is amazing. Often when a tree is damaged and the trunk is cut down, a new shoot will come up out of the stump or roots. As long as the roots are healthy, ...read more

  • Sunday School - What's It All About?

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Sep 10, 2003
    based on 110 ratings
     | 17,420 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
     | 4,747 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
     | 679 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
     | 1,388 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
     | 6,169 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
     | 4,421 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
     | 3,142 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

  • Sagacity Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Nov 28, 2000
    based on 140 ratings
     | 3,056 views

    A Sermon Series on the Parables of Jesus. This is on the parable of the dishonest steward in Luke 16.

    What's In It for Me? - Sagacity Introducing new sermon series We love to hear stories and we learn best from stories Fairy Tales. Aesop's Fables. Mother Goose Rhymes. Prairie Home Companion - Garrison Keiler Jesus was the best story teller of all. He told parables. Parables have been ...read more

  • Six Marks Of Leadership: Mark 3- Series

    Contributed by Tim White on May 9, 2011
     | 2,796 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
     | 2,442 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

  • On Being Leaders Series

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Jul 3, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,654 views

    Part IV of the Four-Part Vision: We look at how God led his people and how He used leaders to lift up a vision among his people. We examine the important questions: Who should lead? and What is important for leaders?

    Text: Jesus called them together. He said, “You know about the rulers of the nations. They hold power over their people. Their high officials order them around. Don’t be like that. Instead, anyone who wants to be important among you must be your servant. And anyone who wants to be first must be ...read more

  • A Church To Evangelize The World

    Contributed by Jerry Falwell on Sep 22, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,830 views

    How to change the world by delivering the message of Christ.

    A CHURCH TO EVANGELIZE THE WORLD By JERRY FALWELL A. INTRODUCTION I still believe Thomas Road Baptist Church can do more to evangelize the world than any other church. If you were living in the early 70s, there was no church reaching the lost like Thomas Road Baptist Church. We did it ...read more