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  • Why Answer? Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 26, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,420 views

    What’s the calling Paul talks about in Ephesians 4:1? Is it God calling you to surrender yourself to Him! Then you responding to God’s personal call on your life and saying “Yes, Lord! Not my will but your will be done!”

    Why Answer? On the Lighter side: These are all apparently true statements made by important people... "I'm not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers. We are the president." -Hillary Clinton commenting on the release of subpoenaed documents "The president has kept all ...read more

  • Deacons

    Contributed by Scott Delashaw on Mar 31, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,260 views

    4 points to be considered by the calling Church and the considered Candidate

    Deacons I. Their Call * Initiated to fix a problem within the Church * Should be out of necessity, not just because * The desire and grace to serve (not rule) comes from the Lord The call itself comes from the Church * The Church should remember this….trust them, respect ...read more

  • The Order Of The Towel

    Contributed by James Roberts on Apr 5, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,973 views

    An ordination or service sermon.

    THE ORDER OF THE TOWEL Mark 10:45 INTRODUCTION One old cliche says, “Familiarity breeds contempt.” It doesn’t have to be true, but all too often it is. We have read this text before. Can we give it a second look? Perhaps it doesn’t need interpretation as much as ...read more

  • Charge To Deacons

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Sep 8, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,833 views

    Charge preached at a deacon ordination from Jesus’ teaching on leadership in Matthew 20:25-28

    Text: Matt 20:25-28, Title: Charge to the Deacons, Date/Place: NRBC, 9/6/09, PM A. Opening illustration: A Church called a new pastor at 60 years of age. His first sermon was 15 minutes long. Kinda short but fine for the folks. The next week he preached for 20 minutes. That was Ok, too. But the ...read more

  • Send Others! Series

    Contributed by Sterling Franklin on Jun 25, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,665 views

    The local church is an agency of commissioning and sending. Are we deliberately training those called to ministry and affirming them via sending at the Holy Spirit's prompting?

    Series Review (Midweek): Week 1: An Encounter with the King - Have the willingness to be sent! Isaiah 6 – Having the willingness to be sent & commissioned Isaiah 6:8 – “Here am I, send me!” Week 2: The Great Commission - In obedience to the Lord, be sent and make ...read more

  • What The Word Of God Says About The Man Of God

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Feb 17, 2010
    based on 57 ratings
     | 39,510 views

    A sermon examining what God expects from those who shepherd His flock.

    What The Word Of God Says About The Man Of God 2 Timothy 4:1-5 I found an illustration that sums up what most people expect out of a pastor: The Perfect Pastor The perfect pastor preaches exactly 10 minutes. He condemns sin roundly but never hurts anyone’s feelings. He works from ...read more

  • Elders, Deacons, And The Congregation Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jan 28, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 10,209 views

    This sermon briefly examines the qualifications and duties of elders and deacons serving the congregation.

    Scripture It is our great joy today to ordain and install one man, who has been duly elected by the members of this congregation, into the office of Deacon. The church is a living community of people redeemed by Jesus Christ. No one is more visible to the watching world than those who are in ...read more

  • Against All Odds

    Contributed by J Bernard Taylor on Oct 10, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 17,491 views

    God sent a letter through Jeremiah to the captives in Babylon telling them that he still had plans and a welfare for them.He would still bring them out. When God has plans for you he can overcome all odds against us in life.

    Against All Odds Have you ever experienced the odds against you? It’s not easy when the odds are against you in any field of endeavor. When I graduated from college in 1949 with a major in accounting the odds of me finding a job in the accounting field were against ...read more

  • Playing As A Team Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 19, 2012
    based on 67 ratings
     | 21,713 views

    There were 5 men on the floor praying and fasting for God’s will. What do these 5 tell us about working together as a team for God? And what principles can help us change the world as they did?

    OPEN: Yesterday was “St. Patrick’s Day. So, in honor of that special day, I thought I’d share this video clip with you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8lEhiHw0Dg&feature=related From 4:04 to 6:17 What you’ve seen were just A FEW of the final minutes of the 1963 championship game between the ...read more

  • Calling All Glasses And Gloves

    Contributed by John Beehler on Jun 16, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 978 views

    A Pentecost sermon for a service of Baptism, confirmation and Ordination/Installation of Elders.

    Calling All Glasses and Gloves I’d like to start today by asking you a question. How can I get the air out of this glass? One of you might suggest sucking the air out with a pump. Of course that would create a vacuum and shatter the glass. Anyone have an idea? Well, how about this? ...read more

  • The Office Of Deacon

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,829 views

    An ordination sermon

    The WINDOW Bible Teaching Ministry of CEDAR LODGE BAPTIST CHURCH Thomasville, NC A fellowship of faith, family and friendships --------------------------------------------- August 8, 2004 A sermon preached on the occasion of the Deacon ordination of Mr. Bob ...read more

  • Deacons

    Contributed by Kevin Litchfield on Oct 12, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,093 views

    This sermon was preached before church decided deacons.

    This morning, at the close of our service, our ushers will pass out to you the members of Sandridge Baptist a sheet of names. These names are of the men of this church eligible to serve as deacons. You will be given the opportunity to nominate two men from this list to serve as deacon. But before ...read more

  • Ordination Service

    Contributed by David Rigg on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 5,478 views

    Here’s a sermon for the ordination of elders and deacons.

    Ordination Service 1 Timothy 3:1-13 1 This is a faithful saying: If a man desires the position of a bishop, he desires a good work. 2A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, temperate, sober-minded, of good behavior, hospitable, able to teach; 3not given to wine, not ...read more

  • It's Not About Power

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jan 14, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,475 views

    For deacon ordination at Montgomery Hills Baptist Church: deacons are to be humble, secure, and serving, and thus to coach the whole church in Kingdom ways.

    Power is what the world knows. You cannot live in the metro DC area without seeing that power is everything for this world. The power of a position in the government, where you can order people around like pawns on a chessboard. The power of access to huge sums of money, so that shopping sprees ...read more

  • The What,how,& Why Of Our Business Here Today.

    Contributed by Steve Dunning on Feb 4, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,714 views

    Deacon ordination sermon

    Acts 6:3 The What, How, and Why of our Business Here Today (Deacon Ordination Sermon) Over 200 years ago the founding fathers of this nation set out to build a Christian nation. Today in this nation it seems that their intentions are being thwarted on all sides. Where school children ...read more