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  • Created To Be Like Christ Series

    Contributed by Rick Duncan on Aug 29, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 3,319 views

    God is more interested in who you are than He is in what you do. We define ourselves by our jobs, our homes, our wealth, our education, our friends. But these are secondary issues. When you die, you won’t take your career to heaven; but you will take y

    Around here we sometimes say that we want to be “Jesus with skin on” to each other. That’s just another way of saying that we want to be Christ-like. And that’s the very reason God chose us. To make us like Jesus. [God] has always known who his chosen ones would be. He had decided to let them ...read more

  • Building A Community Of Unity Series

    Contributed by Rick Duncan on Nov 24, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,443 views

    This is a message encouraging believers to follow the wisdom found in the following: In essential things, unity. In non-essential things, liberty. In all things, charity.

    Remember Pat Tillman? He’s the football player who turned down a three-year, $3.6 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals to enlist in the Army in May 2002 in the wake of the 9/11 tragedy. Tillman was killed in a firefight in Afghanistan. Sports pages all across America told his heroic story. ...read more

  • Handling God's Word

    Contributed by Andrew Stringer on Apr 24, 2001
    based on 87 ratings
     | 2,105 views

    There are many preachers today who mishandle God’s Holy Writ--some use it to make money and teach false doctrine, some use it to beat people over the head, some use it to justify wicked habits and styles of living; look into II Timothy 2 and find out how God wants His servants to use His word!

    HOW WE SHOULD HANDLE GOD’S WORD II TIMOTHY 2:9-26 Introduction: Read II Peter 3:15-16. Many preachers and teachers are just what these verses describe—unstable—and many times as they get up to preach or teach, they actually wrest the Scriptures. We must learn how to respond to God’s word and ...read more

  • Gray Areas Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Andy Flowers on Aug 27, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,323 views

    Series in Romans

    Title- The Weak and Strong Believer Part 3 Why Is Unity So Important? Text- Romans 15:1-13 Romans 15:1 Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of those without strength and not just please ourselves. 2 Each of us is to please his neighbor for his good, to his edification. 3 For ...read more

  • How To Become A Spiritual Leader (Acts - Part 12) Series

    Contributed by Jeff Christopherson on Jan 17, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,197 views

    Four Keys to Effective Spiritual Leadership...

    How to become a spiritual leader Acts Series: ¡§Completely Irreligious, Yet Radically Christian¡¨ Part 12 Pastor Jeff Christopherson March 30, 2003 Acts 6:1-7 FOUR KEYS TO EFFECTIVE SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP 1. Realize your Purpose. ¡§Day after day, in the temple ...read more

  • You Don't Say?

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Oct 4, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,450 views

    God has given us a choice to follow him or not.

    Which Bible story do you wish you could have been recorded on tape as it actually happened? Would it be the creation story? Would it be Jonah and the whale? Or what about the crucifixion and/or resurrection of Christ? Unfortunately we do not have video records of Bible events and may be for good ...read more

  • Scraping Barnacles

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Oct 29, 2005
    based on 44 ratings
     | 7,144 views

    The ship of the church of Jesus Christ has been sailing for a long time. It has grown some barnacles that have slowed it’s movement. Let’s listen to the Lord and do some scraping.

    Passage: Acts 1:1-11 Intro: As far as the church is concerned, there are no passages more important than this one. 1. It is as clear a mission statement as you will find. 2. these words of Jesus fueled a world-wide revolution that has rescued and transformed hundreds of millions of ...read more

  • How To Kill A Church Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Apr 26, 2009
    based on 109 ratings
     | 9,861 views

    The angel at the tomb said, ‘why seek the living among the dead?’ And many are finding it true as they seek a church. Corinth was a defiled, divided, and thus disgraced place, but there was hope! Link inc. to formatted text, audio, PowerPoint.

    How to Kill a Church I Corinthians 1:1-17 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/KillChurch.html “Jesus, yes! The church, no!” That was a popular slogan in the 60s...or so I’m told. And it seems to be a revived notion today as many are put off by organized religion. I believe that could have ...read more

  • Falling In Love With Jesus Series

    Contributed by Bob Soulliere on Nov 23, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,263 views

    part 1 of the series of falling in love with Jesus. In Jesus this abstract concept, this wishful thought became reality. Could he realy have done this for you and me?

    Falling in love with Jesus Luke 1:1-4 This series is based on the book by the same name written by Rubel Shelly. Quotes are taken from the book Part one Objectives of this series: 1. This gospel tells us the single most important story in the world for believers. No church that gets ...read more

  • Bold Like Jesus Series

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Sep 15, 2003
    based on 22 ratings
     | 2,051 views

    A look at the boldness of Jesus and how we can imitate Him.

    17, August 2003 Dakota Community Church Bold Like Jesus Week 2: Imitate Christ Series Hebrews 12:2-3 2Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of ...read more

  • 2. Dealing With Division In The Church Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Jan 25, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 7,560 views

    All Christians should recognize Jesus Christ is the leader of the church, and do what they can do foster unity in the local church and the worldwide church.

    INTRO: A very interesting thing happened last week in the NFL playoff game between Indianapolis and Pittsburgh. Trailing by 18 points late in the 3rd quarter, Indianapolis faced a 4th and 2 in their own territory. Coach Tony Dungy made the standard decision and sent out the punting squad. ...read more

  • Jesus Prays For Our Unity

    Contributed by Bobby Gilstrap on Nov 13, 2000
    based on 979 ratings
     | 102,011 views

    Jesus prays for the unity of his disciples and the church.

    “JESUS PRAYS FOR OUR UNITY” JOHN 17:20-26 (NASB) The billboard shows a little girl sitting on her daddy’s shoulders waving an American flag … and the caption says ... WHAT MAKES US GREAT … “Unity, pass it on!” Since 9/11 - “United We Stand” has been the theme – we want to project a united ...read more

  • If My People . . .

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Jul 3, 2008
    based on 34 ratings
     | 17,188 views

    The greatest institution in and for this nation is not the white house but the church house and the strength of a nation is found in strong families and strong churches.

    If My People . . . Griffith Baptist Church – 7/6/08 A.M. Service Text: 2nd Chronicles 7:12-16 Key verse: 2 Chronicles 7:14 - If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will ...read more

  • 'god's Family' Series

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Jun 28, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,402 views

    This is the last in the series of seven from firm foundations series looking at Christian basics this one is entitled Gods Family.

    Gods Family Heb.10.19-25. Introduction. From filling up at the petrol station, shopping at the local shopping centre, buying the flat pack from Ikea, Its very rare you find others filling your car at the pump, or somebody else taking your shopping to the car or even the Ikea building your ...read more

  • I Surrender All Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Nov 18, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
     | 3,569 views

    God doesn’t want only part of us- we need to fully surrender everything to Him.

    I Surrender All Purpose Driven Life #10 October 18, 2003 Cornwall/Montreal This story was in many newspapers on March 9 of this year: TERRIFIED Iraqi soldiers have crossed the Kuwait border and tried to surrender to British forces - because they thought the war had already started. The ...read more