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  • Requirements For Successful Church Ministry

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on Apr 29, 2002
    based on 60 ratings

    The sermon shares beliefs we must have if we are to see the need of evangelization.

    INTRODUCTION A. Woman who felt the tug of God on her heart one night at a church service. 1. Responded and accepted Christ as her Savior. 2. Had a past that involved drugs, alcohol, and prostitution. 3. Became a faithful member of the church. 4. Involved in ministry and taught young more

  • A Biblical Model For Success In Ministry

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Aug 29, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    A sermon examining the success that is exemplified in the actions of the early church.

  • How Do You Spell Success?

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Sep 4, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    Success in ministry is not necessarily found in fancy programming and big budgets, but in moving out from worship into service.

    How Do You Spell “Success? Mark 9:2-9 September 4, 2005 I remember having coffee some years ago, with a friend who had recently retired from active ministry. He told me that he had worked hard and had been appointed to successively larger and larger churches. “But,” he said, “the one thing more

  • Grumblers Anonymous

    Contributed by Ray Pritchard on Jul 3, 2007
    based on 12 ratings

    I have done a lot of thinking about the problem of how to evaluate your own success in the ministry. We can say that we shouldn’t compare ourselves to others. That’s true, but we do it anyway.

    Grumblers Anonymous Matthew 20:1-16 (I preached this sermon at the Spring Bible Conference at New Brunswick Bible Institute, April 26-29, 2007. The conference ended with the graduation ceremonies. This message was part of my series on the parables of Jesus.) I want to make a few predictions more

  • The Real Meaning Of Love

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jul 31, 2003
    based on 583 ratings

    No matter how gifted you are – no matter how successful in ministry – no matter how close to God – there is one overarching principal that should guide everything we do. Otherwise anything you do for the Lord is a waste of time. That’s love.

    For an audio copy of this message go to: Chapters 12, 13, & 14 are really one unit. Chapter 12 talks about the context of the Holy Spirit’s work through the believer. Chapter 13 the motivation in using Holy Spirit gifts, and chapter 14 the proper operation of those more

  • Passing The Torch Of Spiritual Leadership

    Contributed by Rick Bartosik on May 23, 2001
    based on 87 ratings

    Joshua’s words to a new generation apply to each one of us who desires to be the kind of leader God wants us to be.

    "Passing the Torch of Spiritual Leadership" Joshua 23:1-11 Commencement Address Dr. Rick Bartosik International College and Graduate School May 15, 1999 INTRODUCTION: President Harvey Ching, members of the board, fellow faculty members and staff, alumni, families, friends and graduates of more

  • Where Will You Spend Eternity

    Contributed by Richard White on Sep 25, 2002
    based on 11 ratings

    Whether we believe or not, where we spend eternity is a question we have to answer.

    Sermon Text: Matthew 25: 31-46 Sermon Type Inductive Deductive Sermon Title: Where will you spend Eternity? Biblical Problem and Solution: Problem: The Religious people did not care for the outcast and think heaven is owed them Solution: Through acts of mercy toward the outcast can more

  • Running The Race

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Sep 23, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    This was a sermon that I preached for some new chaplains. It could be turned into a good sermon for a civilian setting with a different illustration.

    Read 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 We’ve been through a lot in our pasts. We’ve all gone to school for a long time. We have some very successful civilian ministries. In the last five weeks – we’ve gone through some good training Now what? What do we do now? It would be easy to sit on our more

  • Having A Successful Ministry

    Contributed by Tom Walker on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 20 ratings

    In 1 Peter 4:11 the apostle Peter wrote: "If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen." There are so more

  • The Growth Factor Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Jul 16, 2003
    based on 18 ratings

    A look at how God grows His church.

    Series: The Parables of Christ Topic: The Growth Factor February 3, 2002 Mark 4:26-32 And he said, "The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed upon the ground, and should sleep and rise night and day, and the seed should sprout and grow, he knows not how. The earth more

  • "Running A Split Second Faster"

    Contributed by Joseph Conrad Edpao on Oct 28, 2004
    based on 18 ratings

    Doing the ministry may be sometimes frustrating. WHY? Because many Christians do it without efficiency. Here are 4 basic principles on how we can be efficient in our work for the Lord

    INTRODUCTION: Being a servant is vital if we want to be used by God. The word servant is not something negative as what the world has somewhat implanted to our minds, but rather being a servant is actually the best state a Christian could ever become. Why? Let me share to you three reasons more

  • The Journey Of Faith

    Contributed by Dr. Stanley Vasu on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 63 ratings

    This sermon is about the various stages in the walk of faith in the life of a beleiver

    THE JOURNEY OF FAITH OUTLINE 1.CALLED 2.CHOSEN 3.COMMISSIONED 4.CLOTHED 5.CONTROLLED 6.COVERED 7.CROWNED THE MESSAGE THE JOURNEY OF FAITH 1.CALLED Isaiah 43;1 , I Thesselonians 5;24 Our journey of faith begins when we are called by God. It is an awesome more

  • A Church Full Of Blessings

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Aug 29, 2001
    based on 51 ratings

    Paul promises the Ephesians blessings that churches today can claim!

    A CHURCH FULL OF BLESSINGS EPHESIANS 1:1-2 INTRODUCTION… Beginnings of letters READ EPHESIANS 1:1-2 I. THE WRITER SPEAKS WITH AUTHORITY ILLUSTRATION… Claire Schenot Burkat, "Five Myths of the Perfect Pastor" His sermons were over their heads. His opinionated views alienated his more

  • Not Ready Yet.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Dec 28, 2003
    based on 17 ratings

    No more of a favor can be done to us than to see the glory of the Lord and be changed by the spirit of the Lord.

    Not ready yet. Ezekiel 3: 22 -- 27. 12/28/03 Ezekiel was one of God’s great Old Testament prophets. The Jews had disobeyed God’s commands so often and for their disobedience they were taken captive into the land of Babylon. Even though they had been warned by the prophets the consequences of more

  • "Rules Of The Road"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on May 24, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    Ahimaaz and Cushi would be running a "race." As Christians, we too, are running a race. There are some "rules of the road" that you need to know before you begin the race.

    Monday Morning Greeting, May 24, 2004 Enough is enough. One thunder storm after another.... oh, well. I am looking forward to a quiet sky with something blue in it. We have had record rainfall... that’s the weather report. A lot of encouraging things at the Church yesterday. We had more