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  • Qualifications Of A Pastor Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Feb 25, 2017
     | 7,487 views

    Church leaders are to have unblemished 1) public reputations (Titus 1:6a) and must qualify in four specific areas: sexual morality (Titus 1:6b), family leadership (Titus1:6c), general character (Titus 1:7–8), and teaching skill (Titus 1:9).

    For the greater part of this century, evangelical Christianity has been deeply committed to the battle for doctrinal purity. But in many circles in recent years it has not been as committed to moral purity, even among its leaders. Inevitably the church has experienced erosion of its integrity and ...read more

  • The Church Of The New Testament - Part 7f Series

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Apr 3, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 12,649 views

    Part 7f of this series of sermons addresses the function of leadership and overseeing the church as shown in the New Testament by various names - elders, pastors, bishops, overseers, presbyters, and shepherds.

    This 13-part series of classes has been many years in the making. About 25 years ago I began in earnest to examine the features, character and characteristics of the church as it existed in its earliest years. As I sometimes do, I kept my notes all along the way, and this series of classes is to a ...read more

  • Is The Pastor Eligible?-2

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Apr 13, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,579 views

    Part 2 of a 2-part sermon. Paul told Titus that the focus of his work on Crete was to bring order to the churches & appoint qualified elders. Pastors must meet certain qualifications. But What are they? Pastoral eligibility is measured by...

    Is The Pastor Eligible?-II—Titus 1:5-9 Attention: The churches of Crete were saved but were lacking the finesse necessary to accomplishing their mission. They were not yet organized for ministry. A pastor by the name of Titus, was charged with the fortunate task, of straightening out those ...read more

  • How Does An Elder Eld? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 12, 2010
    based on 65 ratings
     | 19,633 views

    Titus and Timothy are both told to select appropriate men to lead the church as Elders. But what does God expect of these leaders and how can we (as the congregation) assist them in their role?

    OPEN: In one medical school, the students were complaining that they didn’t see why a class in Physics was necessary for them to be doctors. Finally one student actually challenged the teacher with that question. The teacher thought about that for a moment and then said “Well, we study Physics ...read more

  • Order In The Church! Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Oct 26, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 21,771 views

    God so loves the church that he brings order from chaos.

    Scripture Introduction Most of you have seen, either in a movie, or TV show, or maybe in person, a judge slam down his gavel and gruffly demand, “Order in the Court! Order in the Court!” Judges know that the success of the legal process depends, in part, on maintaining control in their ...read more

  • Elders On The Run Series

    Contributed by Mark Armstrong on Nov 21, 2010
     | 3,280 views

    Talk 3 in series. Strong leaders are needed to deal with false teaching.

    ‘I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod’, says the most popular of all leaders. During World War II, Winston Churchill was forced to make a painful choice. The British secret service had broken the Nazi code and informed Churchill ...read more

  • Setting Things In Order

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Sep 24, 2015
    based on 21 ratings
     | 9,171 views

    To establish that the evangelist or minister is charged with "setting things in order and ordaining elders in every city, in every church." This lesson discusses the qualifications and work of Christ's leadership in the church.

    INTRODUCTION Outline 1. The Evangelist's Charge: "Set Things In Order" 2. The Eldership's Charge: "Hold Things in Order" 3. The Evil Teacher's Charge: "Get Things in Order" Remarks. 1. Paul's work in Crete was incomplete before he had to leave. He empowered the evangelist Titus to remain ...read more

  • Opposition To Faith Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Jun 3, 2014
     | 3,917 views

    There will be opposition to the christian faith and so how do we handle them?

    Please open your Bibles to Titus….. All Christians are to pursue godliness; and godliness is pursued through His Word and through Jesus Christ! And as we noted last week, God calls on godly leaders to encourage others and refute false teachings. Let us note a little background of ...read more

  • The Qualifications & Responsibilities Of Pastors Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 8, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 12,466 views

    Paul reminds Titus of his mission on Crete. He was to solidify a witness for Jesus Christ by appointing leaders. All church leaders are to meet the standards set forth here & guide others to greater maturity in their relationship with Christ.

    TITUS 1: 5-9 THE QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF PASTORS Paul here reminds Titus of his mission or what he would have him accomplish while in Crete. It was no small job for Paul wanted Titus to carry out the arrangements which would organize the churches there. He starts off with ...read more

  • Dealing With Rebellious Teachers Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 15, 2014
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,517 views

    Apparently they were many Cretins who contradicted the sound teaching of the faithful Word so here Paul gives God's wisdom for dealing with those who refuse to submit to the sound teaching of the Word of God.

    TITUS 1: 10-16 DEALING WITH REBELLIOUS TEACHERS Paul has just told Titus to hold, against all attacks, the faithful Word and to use its teaching to grow others in sound doctrine and in refuting those who contradict (v. 9). Apparently they were many Cretins who contradicted the sound teaching ...read more

  • Church Leaders Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on May 26, 2014
     | 3,914 views

    What qualities should church leaders have?

    Several weeks ago we started our study of the Letter to Titus. We noted at the beginning of the letter that all Christians are to pursue godliness. A couple of weeks ago we celebrated Mother’s Day by going to Titus Chapter 2 to note specific instructions for women. Last week we looked at ...read more

  • No Tiptoeing Through The Tulips Here

    Contributed by Craig Benner on Sep 15, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,679 views

    Anyone can draw a crowd if they try hard enough, but it is something quite different to build a church (body) and have the Lord to call is successful. Surely God is calling more Titus's to follow this calling

    Church Stewardship Titus 1 IL.: The old man had a habit of stepping out on his porch each morning and yelling "Praise the Lord". An athiest moved in next door and quickly became agitated. He would yell back, "there is no God'. One day the believer cried out, "Lord, help me. I have no ...read more

  • Wanted: A Few Good Men…and Women! Series

    Contributed by Victor Ramlall on Jan 25, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,092 views

    Let us like Paul and Titus become mentors of the young, unlearned and untaught. and support those who need it, nurturing them in the way of the LORD!

    Titus 1:5-16 KJV For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee: 6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly. 7 For a bishop must ...read more

  • Four Important Bible Sounds

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Jan 10, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 8,679 views

    In this study Paul gives us four important Bible “sounds” which we need to notice. In these cases the word “sound” is not something we hear, but is an adjective used to describe that which is “whole, healthy, true, without error, not defective.”

    Intro: In this study Paul gives us four important Bible “sounds” which we need to notice, namely: SOUND – DOCTRINE, FAITH, MIND, and SPEECH. In these cases the word “sound” is not something we hear, but is an adjective used to describe that which is “whole, ...read more

  • Choose Godly Leaders Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jun 6, 2016
     | 6,515 views

    One of the most important thing for a growing church is their need for godly leadership.

    Last Sunday, we began this new series of messages called Grow, Church, Grow! We’re spending the next several weeks studying Paul’s letter of instruction for his young protégé named Titus – the person for whom the writing is named. Titus is ministering on an island ...read more