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  • Why Not To Sleep In Church Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Jan 29, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition on Acts 20:1-16 regarding the ministry of encouragement and edification that Paul had to the early church

    Text: Acts 20:1-16, Title: Why Not to Sleep in Church, Date/Place: NRBC, 2/1/09, AM A. Opening illustration: Just in case your boss catches you asleep at your desk, be ready to blurt out one of these excuses: *They told me at the blood bank that this might happen. *This is just a 15-minute power more

  • And Jesus Stood Still

    Contributed by Tim Shockley on Feb 17, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    In one of the most stressful times of Jesus' life, He heard a single voice cry out for mercy. And He stood still.

  • The Joy Of Forgiveness

    Contributed by Kenneth Stright on Jun 17, 2013
    based on 5 ratings

    Pastoral Care and Psychology in Psalm 32

    THE JOY OF FORGIVENESS Psalm 32 Luke 7:36-8.3 Let me take you on an unique journey through Psalm 32 using some assistance from the world my daughter inhabits – the world of psychology. She speaks a different language at work than I employ here at church but I’m not all that more

  • Stirring The Ant Hill Series

    Contributed by Mizraim Esquilin on Oct 8, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    A pastoral approach to Church’s Pastoral Care using Ants as a metaphor

    Stirring the Ant Hill Proverbs 30:24-25 “24 There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise: 25 The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer;” I am one of those guys who think that hobbies are needed in order to keep your more

  • So You Call Yourself A Pastor 2 Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Feb 16, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    Exposition of Acts 20:25-28 about the first two of four charges to the Ephesian elders about how to pastor

    Text: Acts 20:25-31, Title: So You Call Yourself a Pastor 2, Date/Place: NRBC, 2/15/09, AM A. Opening illustration: the greatest pastor ever, and maybe the church job descriptions B. Background to passage: the setting is Miletus where Paul has decided to stay, not going to Ephesus because there more

  • You're Not The Boss Of Me

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Nov 7, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    In the 13th chapter of Hebrews, the writer tells the church to obey the spiritual leaders that God has placed over them.

    You’re Not The Boss Of Me Hebrews 13: 17&18 Intro: There was a pastor sitting with his board of deacons and they were discussing the budget for the next year. The subject of the pastors salary came up and there was a discussion about his compensation for the next year. One of the more

  • The Space Between (A Summary Of 8 Years As An Army Chaplain)

    Contributed by Steven W. Satterfield on Dec 12, 2014

    Originally in written when I was a Chaplain (Captain) on Active Duty

    In my eight years as a U.S. Army chaplain, the Lord has helped me shorten the space between my warriors, their families, and God. This has been regardless of gender / sexual orientation, race / ethnicity, temperament / personal attributes or impairments, cultural, age or religion. This reminds more

  • When Jesus Appears

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Apr 13, 2001
    based on 82 ratings

    A “Pastoral Care Intervention” that confronts our tendency to live as though Jesus is not present or relevant.

    Text: Luke 24:13-35 Title: When Jesus Appears Series: Lent 2001 Topic: Jesus/Christian Living Theme: Living in Jesus’ Presence Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness challenging God’s people in my care to ask Jesus to make himself real to them so that he can reveal himself to others more

  • Open The Doors Of The Church Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Nov 29, 2014

    Jesus enjoins us to do the will of the Father, but learning how to do God's will is a lifelong journey.

    Thursday of the 1st Week in Advent Joy of the Gospel When I read this passage from the great prophet of Advent, the Hebrew priest Isaiah, my memory goes back almost ten years to our pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Both the Old and New Testaments contain a recurring theme, one we see most more

  • Marvelous Faith

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Jan 26, 2001
    based on 68 ratings

    A Pastoral Care message based on the text’s narrative challenging God’s people in my care to put their faith in Jesus into practice.

    Topic: Faith Theme: Practical Faith Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness challenging God’s people in my care to put their faith in Jesus into practice. Response: Individuals will indicate their desire to grow in the practice of their faith by requesting a “NEXT STEPS” more

  • "I Will Be With You”

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Nov 11, 2000
    based on 101 ratings

    A pastoral care intervention sermon challenging God’s people in my care to exchange their desire to have control & comfort for faith in God’s promise to be with them.

    WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE? Danny Cox, a former jet pilot turned business leader, tells his readers in Seize the Day that when jet fighters were first invented, they "flew much faster than their propeller predecessors. So pilot ejection became a more sophisticated more

  • We Really Do Need Each Other

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Sep 8, 2001
    based on 45 ratings

    An exposition of several texts as a “pastoral care intervention” message pointing out the problem of disunity in the church caused by individualism and calling those attending worship to reach out to those who do not attend.

    Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness calling God’s people in my care to take the first step and reach out to professing Christians that are not attending worship services. Response: Individuals will raise their hands to indicate that they know at least one professing Christian that more

  • Equipping Them! Series

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Jun 3, 2002
    based on 54 ratings

    Church is a place where people come together; a place where everyone, not just the pastor, cares about and takes care of one another; a place where every person matters.

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: In a society that is becoming increasingly fragmented, in which people seem more and more separated from one another, the church can be a refuge. It’s more than a building, more than a Sunday morning meeting, more than an organization. A community. Church is a more

  • The New Covenant Gospel Preacher

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Oct 12, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    This message begins by considering how Paul dealt with the tension between evangelism (Reaching the lost)and pastoral care (looking after those who are now saved)and how we might apply it to ourselves, plus an application of this long Bible passage.

    2 Corinthians 2: 12 to end of Chapter 3 Introduction: In this letter to the church in Corinth Paul began by greeting the church, and by praying that Jesus would be kind to them and bless them with peace. He then went on to praise God, and to explain his apparently inconsistent behaviour. more

  • The Hard Topic Of Divorce

    Contributed by Daniel Sorensen on Oct 18, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    Combining Pastoral Care skills with the scripture on divorce allows us to meet the parishioner/seeker where they are, encourage them to be authentic with who they are, and bring themselves wholly to God. The next step would be be a refelection of God’s l

    There is a group of new Pastors who are keeping in touch with one another this year via e-mail. We check-in and see how things are going. We talk about ideas for children’s sermons and compare life in the parish to what we learned in the classroom. It’s a helpful way to enter into a new more