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  • On Fire With A Noble Desire

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Nov 10, 2016
     | 1,890 views

    Serving as an elder/overseer/shepherd/pastor/bishop of a congregation is a noble task.

    1. Why Help the Pig? Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. Philippians 2:3 Two men were riding their horses down a country road, discussing the question of motivation. One believed we're capable of pure ...read more

  • The Overseer’s Fitness-6

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Nov 26, 2012
     | 1,557 views

    6 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...

    The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-VI—1Timothy 3:1-7 Oversight of the local church requires a certain fitness. Need: Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive/unequivocal. ?What character ...read more

  • The Overseer’s Fitness-1

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Jul 30, 2012
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     | 2,366 views

    1 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...

    The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-I—1Timothy 3:1-7 Attention: Americans are fitness freaks! We watch people on TV getting fit. We buy videos(in lieu of a personal trainer) to help us get fit.(P90-X—Walk Away the Pounds—etc.) We want to be fit because we are rightly convinced that a healthy body is ...read more

  • The Overseer’s Fitness-2

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Aug 14, 2012
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     | 1,674 views

    2 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...

    The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-II—1Timothy 3:1-7 Attention: This election year, Americans will decide generally whether they want more Federal control or more State control. We want our country to remain the powerhouse for freedom which it has always been since its founding. We want it to maintain ...read more

  • The Overseer’s Fitness-5

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Oct 9, 2012
     | 1,741 views

    5 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...

    The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-V—1Timothy 3:1-7 Attention: Alisha’s(my son’s girlfriend) artistic ability. An excellent artist. Uses many media. Has a portfolio. She is fittted & poised to be a great artist. Likewise, oversight of the local church requires a certain fitness. Need: Paul ...read more

  • The Overseer’s Fitness-4

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Sep 26, 2012
     | 1,332 views

    4 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...

    The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-IV—1Timothy 3:1-7 Attention: My CDL. I went to truck driving school, went thru the appropriate training, passed the appropriate tests, made the appropriate contacts. I was trained for a few months on the road/I learned much from my trainers. I eventually was cut loose ...read more

  • The Overseer’s Fitness-3

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Sep 26, 2012
     | 1,266 views

    3 of 6. Paul related the moral qualifications for an overseer of the Church. Character traits for overseers of the church are definitive. ?How is his fitness determined? An overseer’s fitness is decided by his...

    The OVERSEER’s FITNESS-III—1Timothy 3:1-7 Attention: As a kid, I remember capturing 3(4?) baby snapping turtles(one was named ‘Otis,’ but I can’t remember the others)/I placed them in a large washtub, fed them as best as I could, changed their (creek)water regularly, changed their sand, placed ...read more

  • Elders And Deacons

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Sep 20, 2015
     | 3,328 views

    The New Testament provides instruction on how the Lord wants His Church to be governed. Two offices are to be found in each mature congregation - Elders and Deacons. This is a brief look at these two offices.

    1. When Paul wrote his Letter to the congregation at Philippi, he addressed it to “all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, including the overseers and deacons” (Philippians 1:1). This verse (with others from the New Testament) indicate that when completely and ...read more

  • The Church Is One Foundation And Jesus Christ Her Lord.

    Contributed by James Linders on Jun 3, 2015
     | 1,688 views

    The church of God is a unified body and has a primary objective. The body of Christ (Church) can NOT be subjected to man-made traditions and denominations, and MUST be led by the spirit of God. Man is ONLY an overseer and NOT the head of the church.

    Acts 2:42 “They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.” BEFORE Jesus departed from His disciples, to return to His heavenly kingdom, He gave them a FINAL instruction:"Go and make disciples of ALL the nations, ...read more

  • Grace At Work 14 - Pastor Teacher Series

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Feb 16, 2013
     | 2,005 views

    Why combine the two terms, pastor and teacher into one category? What is the primary roll of the pastor and how is it to be accomplished? The Bible details high standards for those who would be elders or overseers in the church, who can meet these stand

    Dakota Community Church February 17, 2013 Grace at Work - 14 Pastor Teacher The fourth and final gift listed in our passage is the gift of pastor-teacher. Ephesians 4:11-13 11 It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and ...read more

  • Woes To Unfaithful Church Leaders

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Aug 14, 2018
     | 2,362 views

    Jesus’ stern warning to the Pharisees in Matthew 23:13-39 is also important for church leaders today. A Year D sermon.

    It is such a privilege to be a church leader, especially in kind and loving churches. It is a grave responsibility to feed God’s sheep and guide people that we are privileged to call our friends, on their journey to eternity. Overseers of churches are far from perfect, but some mistakes are worse ...read more

  • Leadership In The Church Series

    Contributed by Stan Rodda on Mar 15, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,608 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

  • Modern Thinking Of Submitting To Authority

    Contributed by Lay Man on May 29, 2015
     | 1,231 views

    Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority. - 1 Peter 2:13 There is an interesting parallel in societies when they lose respect for leaders or the system of government other levels ..

    Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority. - 1 Peter 2:13 There is an interesting parallel in societies when they lose respect for leaders or the system of government other levels of authority are also not respected. ...read more

  • Good Or Bad Success In Ministry

    Contributed by David Jacob Oluwasesan on Aug 16, 2018
     | 880 views

    The quest to succeed in ministry is very high today which is equally the goal of God but the success must be good success, worthy of presenting to God as Perfect and acceptable

    SUCCESS IN MINISTRY I have seen ministers rejoicing because of success in ministry and that's great. But those success rest in things that would fade away or that cannot stand the test of eternity. This success in ministry rest in large congregation, big amount of money that is entering, large ...read more

  • Some Parting Words Of Advice Series

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Nov 27, 2005
    based on 61 ratings
     | 8,791 views

    Peter exhorts the church here in four areas: leadership, humility, anxiety and our adversary the devil.

    SBC Philippi 11/27/05 pm Rev. Jeff Simms Some Parting Words of Advice 1 Peter 5:1-10 Primary Purpose: We will look at some parting words of advice that Peter had for the church in 4 major areas. Peter begins this section by saying that he wants to exhort the elders of the church as a ...read more