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  • God's Heart For The Poor

    Contributed by Ken Ritz on Dec 30, 2005
    based on 76 ratings
     | 26,073 views

    What responsibility does a Christian have for meeting the needs of the poor?

    God’s Heart for the Poor March 2005 I was about 27 years old, Still in the Navy, and I was driving across the country, to some Navy base or other. stopped in at this truck stop for dinner. Business was slow, only 3 or 4 other customers in there, and I sat down and ordered a ...read more

  • Are You Doing The Walk Or The Talk?

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Mar 27, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,277 views

    This sermon was preached at the time of celebrating the passing of 200 years since the abolition of human slavery and asks the question should Christians be involved in social Justice?

    What does God require of us? Micah 6:8 • Two hundred years ago, on 25th March 1807, the British parliament voted in favour of a law that would have consequences all around the known world. This new law was the abolition of human slavery. This act of 1807 was one of the most humanitarian ...read more

  • The Right Time To Do Right Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 20 ratings
     | 4,123 views

    Social action -- sticking up for your weaker brother/neighbor is always right in God’s eyes.

    November 17, 2002 1About this time some of the men and their wives raised a cry of protest against their fellow Jews. 2They were saying, ¡§We have such large families. We need more money just so we can buy the food we need to survive.¡¨ 3Others said, ¡§We have mortgaged our fields, vineyards, ...read more

  • The Harvest

    Contributed by Bill Sullivan on Sep 1, 2010
     | 2,089 views

    While Scripture is clear about our responsibility to those in need, we cannot forget the harvest, and we cannot forget that "If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are to be pitied more than all men."

    The Harvest TCF Sermon July 25, 2010 Many of you know that before I was on staff as church administrator and an elder here at TCF, I had a public relations business for about 15 years. One of the things I did for my p.r. clients was go to trade shows or conventions. This is where companies ...read more

  • Spirituality Of Mission And Service Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jun 25, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,433 views

    The Celtic Church was a missionary movement, combining evangelism and social change.

    Celtic Spirituality of Mission and Service I remember one of the first sessions that we had on Celtic Spirituality, one of you asked me if the Celtic Christians lived a fairly quiet Christian life, not “pushing” their faith on the cultures around them. It was a question that had a definite ...read more

  • The Mustard Seed And The Yeast Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Mar 22, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,764 views

    The Kingdom grows. How does it grow in 1) our lives 2) our community 3) Our world (a call to involvement, evangelism and social action, really)

  • Defining The Church

    Contributed by Christopher Roberts on Dec 14, 2001
    based on 127 ratings
     | 5,974 views

    What exactly is the church ... A community center, a social action organization, or a gathering of people set apart from a sinful world and set apart to a life devoted to God’s calling? Peter, the rock, helps us define the true purpose of the church.

    Please e-mail me with any comments or if you use any part of this at your church at Mail4ChrisR@aol.com. I would love to hear about it. God Bless! - Chris To define the church there is no better place in the Bible to look than at the 16th Chapter of Matthew and Peter’s confession at Caesarea ...read more

  • The Astonishing Experience Of Gift Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Dec 5, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,114 views

    Mary is the opposite of Eve, totally open to the plan of God as Eve was closed in, and thus she was able to accept the Greatest Gift, Jesus Christ.

    Immaculate Conception December 7-8, 2009 Caritas in Veritate “Charity in truth places man before the astonishing experience of gift.” (CV 34) These words of Pope Benedict from the encyclical begin a new section that is incredibly appropriate for the solemnity we celebrate today, the patronal ...read more

  • Faith That Works Series

    Contributed by James Jack on Mar 2, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 3,073 views

    Faith isn’t just an intellectual belief, it’s a trust that shows itself in a transformed life.

    Faith that works James 2:14-26 As most of you would know, Sydney Anglicans tend to get a bit of a bad write-up in the secular press. We’re derided as being bigoted, intolerant fundamentalists, by more “progressive” (read heretical) Christians. Now I’m a Sydney Anglican, and I’m proud of it, ...read more

  • ''how To Manage Your Busyness?"

    Contributed by Egerton Gbonda on Apr 2, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,996 views

    Managing our time

    INTRODUCTION Many of us are finding it difficult to cope with the 24 hours we have, to carry out all that we have planned for the day. This is true of activities at home as well as at our work places. No wonder loads of work have been done on time management in order for us to be effective or ...read more

  • In The Public Square

    Contributed by James Powell on Dec 27, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,814 views

    The Christians responsibility in the Public Arena.

    Citizenship: Christians in the Public Square This is not all my own sermon, I want to give credit where it is due, H.B. London, and other known names but I ran across this and thought it is proper with election coming up this week, What God says about Government. Many Christian people want ...read more

  • Admitting Our Blindness In Human Development Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Nov 14, 2009
     | 1,245 views

    Jesus can act as Messiah when He is approached by humans who admit their blindness, weakness and sin; so we must admit decades of blindness in our human development policies.

    November 16, 2009 Caritas in Veritate “Deeds without knowledge are blind, and knowledge without love is sterile.” As Luke portrays Jesus making his pilgrimage to the Holy City whose inhabitants will murder him, He finally responds to one who is publicly calling him The Messiah–Son of David. ...read more

  • Christ Prays For His Church

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Nov 12, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,091 views

    In His prayer for the unity of His Church, Jesus provides the model, method, and motive for Christian unity.

    Christ Prays for His Church John 17:21-23 INTRO.:.There seems to be little interest in Christian unity today. Have we given up? Jesus’ prayer for His Church was that they might be united. The goal is for every Christian tp be united to Christ and to one another as Christ is to the Father. This ...read more

  • Things That Aren’t Evangelism Series

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Dec 16, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,509 views

    The dictionary defines imposition as a burden, a annoyance, a nuisance and an obligation. Most people describe evangelism as something we are supposed to do to people. Evangelism really a message we are called to share with people.

    Things That Aren’t Evangelism Rev. Otis T. McMillan 1 Corinthians 15:3-5 “ For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the ...read more

  • Prayer Cover

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,343 views

    one of a series on Acts

    Prayer Cover Out of this Present Darkness/Piercing the Darkness by Frank Peritti - are both powerful stories. They illustrate several important reality for Christians today. We are not in a battle with flesh and blood. We are in a battle with spiritual forces. Eph 6 makes it clear - we are ...read more