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  • Membership Matters Series

    Contributed by Art Good on Jun 19, 2017

    The message today is based on a book written by Thom Rainer, titled, “I am A Church Member.” Thom is the President of Lifeway resources and spends a great deal of time researching all different kinds of churches!

    Good morning. Last week Pastor Steve talked a little bit about how we all have our preferences when it comes to where we sit. Personally I sit in a different spot most weeks… And I have met lots of great neighbors. Sometimes though I wonder how YOU feel when one of the pastors sits with you. more

  • Witnessing To The Religious Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 8, 2012
    based on 104 ratings

    There a vast number of "religious" people who don't go to church. How do we witness to them like Peter and Paul might have?

  • Christmas - A Time Of Lights Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 57 ratings

    John was the witness to the Light. What was that light, and what does John’s testimony tell us about our role in Christmas?

    OPEN: A Nashville grandfather took his four-year old grandson out in the woods to select a Christmas tree. They tramped all over, but the boy couldn’t find a tree that suited him. Finally, it began to get dark and cold, and the grandfather shook his head and said: "We’ll HAVE to take the next more

  • Keeping Your Eyes On The Prize Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 8, 2018
    based on 4 ratings

    The primary purpose of the church is win people to Jesus, baptize them into Christ and teach them what Jesus wants them to know. But how do we, as individual Christians go about doing that?

    OPEN: Back in the 1960’s there was a young High School boy named John Baker who loved to run. In fact he loved running so much that his dream was to be on the High School track team. The only problem: the coach wasn’t interested. John was too short and too slight to be a runner. But John’s friend more

  • M.a.d. With Practical Love Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on Jul 21, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    4th in series: Following Jesus in how we as Christians and as a church can and are to make a difference in our communities through practical applications of love that bring Christ glory!

    M.A.D. with PRACTICAL LOVE Fourth in Series: “Love In Action” Rev. Todd G. Leupold Perth Bible Church July 20, 2008 AM INTRODUCTION: Important News Flash: VIDEO: “What Does It Take To Be A Superhero?” (BluefishTv) – 51.8 secs Last week we learned to better understand the radical more

  • Spiritual Warfare The Belt Of Truth Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Aug 26, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    Government says taxation, environmentalists say population, politicians say legislation, taxation and education. All of their strategies are wrong. The gospel and truth of Jesus says the solution to our problems is transformation.

    Intro: The government is looking for ways to save entitlement programs and the only place they look is more taxation. The environmentalists are looking for ways to save the planet and the only thing they can come up with is lower population. Politicians are looking to solve our illegal alien more

  • A Question Of Priorities Series

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Sep 16, 2003
    based on 27 ratings

    How would Jesus build a church? He did build a church by reaching the lost and making it a priority.

    “My kids were lost and I didn’t even know it.” ... ILL #1 “My kids were lost and I didn’t even know it.” ... When I was in school in Dallas my 2 kids,6 & 9, spent the afternoon with a pastor friend of mine Garris Baggett and his wife. Janet and I were at work and didn’t even know the kids had more

  • Pursuing Contentment

    Contributed by Dwight Kennedy on Dec 15, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    It's a tragedy that the lack of contentment today has become the norm for even the children of God, yet contentment is absolutely essential to walk worthily of our Lord.

    “Pursuing Contentment” Philippians 4: 4-7 by Dwight Kennedy Outline: 1. Rejoice Greatly in Your Heavenly Maker. (vs. 4) (An Act of Worship) 2. Respond in Gentleness & Hardiness to Men. (vs. 5) (Action in Our Work) 3. Request with Gratitude and Humility in Every Manner. (vs. 6) more

  • Inside Out

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Apr 29, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    This is a sermon in which I taught about the importance and significance of baptism.

    Stats don’t lie. LifeWay data indicates that although Southern Baptist membership grew, the number of baptisms decreased for the fourth consecutive year. The 2003 total was 377,357, reflecting a 4.44 percent decrease from the 2002 totals. “This indicated a baptism ratio of 1 to 43, meaning that, more

  • A Church Awaiting God Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Jan 15, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Exposition of Acts 19:8-20 regarding the church in Ephesus and Paul’s 3 year ministry there that reached an entire region

    Text: Acts 19:8-20, Title: A Church Awaiting God, Date/Place: NRBC, 1/18/09, AM A. Remember this is Sanctity of Life Sunday! B. Opening illustration: funny church names like Corinth Baptist Church… Devils Lake United Methodist Church, Devils Lake, North Dakota, Crooksville First United Methodist more

  • The Shape We're In Series

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on May 28, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    This sermon takes a look at the shape of the church (particularly the Southern Baptist denomination) and encourages Christians to be about our Fathers business.

    The Shape We’re In Text: Ephesians 4:7-13 By: Ken McKinley (Read Text) Every year the President of the United States stands before Congress to deliver his state of the Union Address. From one year to the next, what is said is often forgettable – it’s mostly talking points and the laying out more

  • The Echo

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on Jun 23, 2009
    based on 8 ratings

    This sermon was preached after our youth group returned from a week at Falls Creek. It also ties in with Fathers Day, and it hopefully encourages parents to pass their faith on to the younger generations

    ECHO (Fathers Day / Falls Creek Message 2009) By: Ken McKinley Text: Psalm 145:4 (Read Text) Well as you all know, we spent last week at Falls Creek. There were 5300 students and adults registered from 116 churches, and the theme this year is the idea of echoing your faith, from one more

  • A Look Ahead, 2007 Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Jan 5, 2007

    The introduction for our church’s study of the Book of Revelation - also giving our mission for 2007.

    2007 - A Look Ahead 3 John 4; Revelation 1:1-3 Turn to the 3rd book of John and hold your place there Introduction Today we are going to look ahead at the coming year, and begin the understanding and study of the greatest promise yet to come, and that is the revealing of Jesus Christ not more

  • In Seventy Weeks-1 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Dec 12, 2017

    1 of 3. Daniel was granted knowledge of the fulfillment of God’s plan for the ages. Messiah’s(God’s Anointed) presence is pivotal to God’s plan for the ages. But What will He do? In 70 weeks Messiah(God’s Anointed) will complete...

    IN SEVENTY WEEKS-I—Daniel 9:24(1-3, 13-27) The Pivotal Messiah OR Messiah’s Niche Attention: What does it mean to be an Evangelical? LifeWay Research conducted a study focusing on evangelical 'belief' versus evangelical 'self-identification' Nov. 10-12, 2017. Evangelical beliefs are more

  • Interceding For America

    Contributed by Jeffrey Powell on May 31, 2009
    based on 45 ratings

    The unchurched population is growing exponentially and with that the anti-Christian sentiment is producing a society that God will not support, thus the downward spiral of America.

    Interceding for America Psalms 2 After last week’s message I did a great deal more soul searching. For some time now I have not been happy with my own relationship with the Lord. I am increasing more aware of the masses around us who don’t go to church; probably don’t have a relationship with more