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  • Mediocrity Series

    Contributed by Brad Froese on Jun 28, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,609 views

    A splash of cold water for mediocre Christians...

    There is a series of unfortunate events that occurs throughout churches worldwide. They are the unfortunate things Christians do, which work to divide the church instead of unite it, and which destroy the faith of fellow believers and drive people away from the house of God instead of building it ...read more

  • The Sin Of Mediocrity

    Contributed by Gregory Griffin on Mar 31, 2001
    based on 103 ratings
     | 5,657 views

    Outlne from Rev. 3. The danger of churches and/or individucals falling victim to complacency

    Revelation 3:14-22 The sin of mediocrity Truett Cathy, founder or Chick-fil-A shows he knows what Jesus Would Do. Since 1948 he has lost millions of dollars because he will not have the restaurants open on Sunday. He has cared for children by developing the foster home system called WinShape ...read more

  • The Menace Of Mediocrity

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,195 views

    Widespread mediocrity threatens the advance of Christianity because it engenders a "just enough to get by" attitude in those affected by it.

    THE MENACE OF MEDIOCRITY "Now Thomas, called the Twin, one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. The other disciples therefore said to him: ’We have seen the Lord.’ So he said to them, ’Unless I see in His hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, ...read more

  • Living Above Mediocrity

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Mar 27, 2007
    based on 16 ratings
     | 7,179 views

    Discover the value and approach to rising above a mediocre lukewarm faith.

    (As an introduction show the clip "Wholehearted" from “Facing the Giants.”) In this clip the high school football coach asks his star player, Brock, to give “his best. That movie clip represents what Jesus Christ desires from us. He wants nothing less than our best. Are you giving Him your ...read more

  • Breaking Through The Line Of Mediocrity

    Contributed by Randy Bataanon on Oct 10, 2010
    based on 303 ratings
     | 35,680 views

    Are you tired of living the status quo? Do you want to live beyond the standard? Do you want to break through the line of mediocrity and exprience the life changing power of God. You need to learn from the life of Ruth.

    BREAKING THROUGH THE LINE OF MEDIOCRITY Reading: Ruth 1:1-18 The invisible dividing line between mediocrity and excellent life is evident in many people today. Everywhere, you can find people who after several trials and failures resolve to accept the status quo and believe the voice of lies ...read more

  • Paddling The Boat Of Mediocrity

    Contributed by Brent Hutsell on Oct 11, 2001
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,766 views

    As Christians, some are aimlessly wondering around not accomplishing anything for the cause of Christ. I believe that’s because we’re paddling the boat of mediocrity!

    I. Introduction A. James 1:6-8 B. As God’s people we have become tossed to every wind of doctrine so much to the point that some are confused altogether. 1. When we are unstable and uncrontrolled by the Spirit of God, we become undependable to the cause of Christ. 2. Our ...read more

  • Rising Above Spiritual Mediocrity

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Feb 24, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,053 views

    God desires that we continue to move closer to Him in our race toward heaven.

    February 4, 2007 Morning Worship Text: Matthew 19:16-22; Ephesians 3:14-20 Subject: Living for Jesus Title: Rising Above Spiritual Mediocrity This guy sees a sign in front of a house: "Talking Dog for Sale." He rings the bell and the owner tells him the dog is in the backyard. The guy ...read more

  • Embrace The Triangle Of Mediocrity Series

    Contributed by Rob Short on Mar 18, 2001
    based on 95 ratings
     | 2,110 views

    The third in the series. About not taking risks or chances. Not having faith/trusting in God. Being crippled by fear. Something like that.

    The Seven Habits of Highly Ineffective Christians (3) Embrace the Triangle of Mediocrity Cardiff Heights Baptist Church 16 January 2000 Summer is one of my favourite TV watching times of the year. With all the tennis and cricket it is very easy to be wholeheartedly mediocre. But there was ...read more

  • Secret Of Succeeding With God

    Contributed by Andy Atkins on Jan 1, 2001
    based on 220 ratings
     | 2,039 views

    Samuel learned early in life what it took to succeed with God, and it made all the difference in the world.

    ATTENTION: No one sets out to fail. A recent series of advertisements for an Internet company portrayed children speaking facetiously about their mediocre aspirations for the future. As much as we laugh at these absurdities, the sad ...read more

  • The Freedom To Be Your Best

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Sep 18, 2009
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,704 views

    God is not statisfied with mediocre Christians.

    September 20, 209 Morning Worship Text: Colossians 2:6-23 Subject: Freedom Through a Life in Christ Title: Set Free to Be Your Best If there is one thing that I can say that I have in my life that I received from my parents it is this one thing – that whatever you do, do it to the ...read more

  • Where Do You Want To Go Today?

    Contributed by Sheldon Friesen on Jun 5, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 916 views

    Mediocrity is the greatest enemy of greatness!

    Where Do You Want To Go Today? Microsoft goes for "station domination," and wallpapers a San Francisco metro station with recruiting ads. By Katharine Mieszkowski March 2, 2000 | "You could spend your whole life trying to change the world." The ponderous message looms above hordes of ...read more

  • Remember The Simple Things Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 17, 2003
    based on 208 ratings
     | 23,217 views

    Peter gives us list of 8 simple characteristics that are so basic we tend to overlook them... but we do so at our own risk. Learn the value of the "simple" qualities of your faith.

    OPEN: Cecil B. DeMille was making one of his great epic movies. He had 6 cameras at various points to pick up the overall action and 5 other cameras set up to film plot developments involving major characters. The large cast had begun rehearsing the scene at 6am and they went through it 4 ...read more

  • Why Jesus Encouraged People To Seek The Mentorship Of Godly People

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 61 ratings
     | 4,486 views

    "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

    Why Jesus Encouraged People to Seek the Mentorship of Godly People (Luke 6:40) We all tend to acquire the best and worst traits of our most influential teachers. Jesus urges us to adopt mentors that are Christ-like in their thinking, attitudes, and behavior. Illustration: It is better to ...read more

  • Awesome!

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Mar 28, 2001
    based on 146 ratings
     | 8,147 views

    To call Christians out of mediocre living on the basis of God’s greatness and love on our behalf.

    Awesome! Ps 111:1-10 1 Praise the LORD. I will extol the LORD with all my heart in the council of the upright and in the assembly. 2 Great are the works of the LORD; they are pondered by all who delight in them. 3 Glorious and majestic are his deeds, and his righteousness endures ...read more

  • The Worthwhile Life

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 8, 2002
    based on 66 ratings
     | 7,323 views

    Too many Christians live mediocre lives. But they don’t have to. We have within us the ability to make a difference in our everyday lives.

    OPEN: "We rarely use the word ’cure,’" said the psychiatrist to his patient. "But after 5 years of therapy it is my pleasure to pronounce you completely cured." To his surprise an unhappy look came over the woman’s face. "What’s wrong?" he asked. "I thought you’d be thrilled." "Oh, it’s fine ...read more