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  • I'm Not A Shepherd, I'm A Butcher Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 27, 2014
     | 3,092 views

    A sermon on elders (adapted from Daniel Overdorf's book, What the Bible Says About the Church: Rediscovering Community, chapter 11 Purposefully Designed, pgs. 288- 295)

    HoHum: Lynn Anderson, in "They Smell Like Sheep” relates this story: “Several years ago in Palestine, Carolyn and I rode a tour bus through Israel’s countryside nearly mesmerized as the tour guide explained the scenery, the history, and the lifestyle. In his description, he ...read more

  • Distributing Our Gifts Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on May 2, 2014
     | 3,409 views

    Paul provides guidelines for administering the gifts entrusted to the congregation.

    “Thanks be to God, who put into the heart of Titus the same earnest care I have for you. For he not only accepted our appeal, but being himself very earnest he is going to you of his own accord. With him we are sending the brother who is famous among all the churches for his preaching of ...read more

  • Leadership In The Church Series

    Contributed by Stan Rodda on Mar 15, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,636 views

    The church today has a real lack of true biblical leadership. This sermon takes a look at that issue.

    Leadership in the Church Overlooked position in church Don Stephenson Train staff to serve others & fire the leader Must have good leadership to grow Who are the leaders? Biblically- elders 4 main sources: Acts 20; 1 Pet. 5; Ja. 5; 1 Tim. 3 & Ti. 1 You find 3 main things the elders ...read more

  • An Elder Is A Man

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Dec 5, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 1,950 views

    Elders are not models of perfection, yet the church does have a responsibility towards them.

    Morning Message Central Church of Christ December 3, 2000 John Dobbs AN ELDER IS A MAN Introduction: There is no doubt that to be an elder is to be in a position of great influence, great responsibility, with great demands. It isn’t just any man who is willing to serve in this way. ...read more

  • Leadership Series

    Contributed by Erik Estep on Jan 20, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,667 views

    Today in our passage of Scripture we’re going to see Peter, who was a disciple of Jesus, writing to church leaders as to what their responsibilities were.

    Intro: Bernard Brown is the president of Kennestone Regional Health Care System in Georgia. And he talked @ once working in a hospital where a patient knocked over a cup of water, which spilled on the floor by the patient’s bed. The patient was afraid he might slip on the water if he got ...read more

  • Ministry: The Father’s Business

    Contributed by William Wyne on Dec 9, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,475 views

    The preaching of the gospel must always be the main agenda of the preacher.

    Ministry: The Father’s Business Luke 2:49: Ephesians 3:7-9 A Pastor invited another Minister to preach a special day at his church. He sent a Deacon to pick him up at the airport, but the Deacon had never met him so he used the resume picture he’d sent. The picture showed a ...read more

  • Hold Him Up

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Feb 7, 2015
    based on 6 ratings
     | 17,745 views

    Like Moses, your pastor cannot and is not expected by God to do the work by himself. Like Moses pastors need others who will hold his arms high that they may be steadied and that he may be able to lead as God would have him do.

    Hold Him Up Exodus 17:8-13 Under the leadership of Moses, God delivered Israel from Egypt and was led into the wilderness in route to the Promised Land. In their journeying, Israel came to Rephidim. There at Rephidim, the Amalekites, nomadic descendants of Esau, began to conduct assaults ...read more

  • I Peter 5:1-14 Series

    Contributed by John Shearhart on Jan 12, 2012
     | 3,572 views

    Humility and grace while we wait

    I Peter 5:1-14 January 15, 2012 God commands the “Elders” to lead well (:1-4) The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed: This first command is for the ...read more

  • In His Steps

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jun 11, 2004
    based on 67 ratings
     | 6,877 views

    According to Peter, Jesus is our Standard in life, our Substitute in death, and our Shepherd in heaven!

    In His Steps by Scott R. Bayles, preacher Church of Christ ------------------------------------------------------ Scripture Reading: 1 Peter 2:21-25 In 1896, a man by the name of Charles M. Sheldon penned the words of what has become a classic, inspirational and best-selling novel, "In ...read more

  • The Design Of God's Church

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Sep 25, 2008
     | 1,491 views

    God gives godly leaders to train His people to become godly people for a God-honoring outcome.

    The Design of God’s Church Griffith Baptist Church – 9/28/08 A.M. Service Text: Ephesians 4:11-16 Key verse: Ephesians 4:11-12 - 11And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; 12For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ...read more

  • Beware The Wolf, Part 1

    Contributed by Larry Lasiter on Jan 26, 2004
    based on 40 ratings
     | 6,749 views

    How do we identify those who would prey upon the flock of God?

    POINTS OF TRUTH CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES www.pointsoftruth.com It’s a beautiful night in the Falkland Islands, just off the coast of Argentina. These British Islands are known for their rich pasture land. The air is still this evening as the sheep graze. The sun is ...read more

  • The Nature Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Dec 26, 2006
    based on 70 ratings
     | 14,781 views

    Purpose Driven Concepts. This is the first of three sermons I plan in this series. This sermon is a reworking of another of my sermons "What Is The Church."

    God’s Committed Community: The Nature of The Church Did you know the word church is not found in the Old Testament? The concept may be there and the foundational ideas for the church are there but the word church is never used in the Old Testament. The Old Testament talks about “a holy ...read more

  • Five Faithful Saying Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Aug 22, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,856 views

    This is the fifth in a series of sermons based on Paul’s letter to Timothy as a guide to how the church should behave. This message explores the "five faithful sayings" Paul emphasizes in I & II Timothy and Titus.

    Summer is officially wrapping up. Whether you mark it by the first day of school, which for most of us has passed, or Labor Day weekend, which is just around the corner, it is about over. That means sweatshirts and sweaters, jackets and windbreakers, will be moving to the front of our closets. ...read more

  • An Example Of Love Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Mar 19, 2003
    based on 59 ratings
     | 5,008 views

    The purpose of this sermon is to demonstrate that Paul intended 1 Corinthians 9 as a personal example of the point that he made in chapter 8. That point being that Christians are to give up their rights for the cause of others and to demonstrate love.

    1 Corinthians An Example of Love 1 Corinthians 9:1-18 March 23, 2003 Intro: A. [If Sermon Offends Thee] A preacher came to the breakfast table with a cut on his cheek. His wife asked him what had happened. He replied that he was concentrating on his sermon while shaving and cut his ...read more

  • Your Precious Gift

    Contributed by Joe Overholt on Nov 14, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,100 views

    This lesson is giving a detailed message on 1. What a pastor is. 2. The pastor’s responsibilities to the flock 3. The churches reponsibilities to the pastor 4. Recognizing the gift of a pastor.

    Your Precious Gift Foundational Text: Eph 4:8, 11 Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men. And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; Have you ever thought about just ...read more