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  • The Way The Church Should Operate

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Sep 5, 2002
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,724 views

    Forms Functions, Foundation, Fullness. What doe those words have to do with the church? Find out

    The Way the Church Should Operate Introduction A. Today we are going to examine and issue that has really struck me hard in the last couple of weeks B. I have come to the realization that there are a lot of thing we do in the name of ministry and we forget the purpose of what they are ...read more

  • Barnabas At Antioch

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Sep 17, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,910 views

    A brief look at the work of a great pastor at a great church.

    BARNABAS AT ANTIOCH Acts 11:19-24 (vs.23) INTRO. Antioch was about 280 miles from Jerusalem. It was a city of some importance in the New Testament. It was here that the author of Acts, Dr. Luke was born as well as his friend Theophilus. It was to Antioch that many Christians fled after the ...read more

  • I Can Do All Things, Even Build A Church

    Contributed by Jeffrey Sackett on Sep 20, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 3,605 views

    A sermon looking at the hazards and opportunities as we start a building program

    “I CAN DO ALL THINGS, EVEN BUILD A CHURCH!” Acts 16:22-30; 2 Tim 3:12. Some of you might be wondering about the title of this message in relation to the Scripture passage. Normally, a message with this title would be associated with Philippians 4: 13 where at the end of a discussion about ...read more

  • I Will Make Of My Church...

    Contributed by Chris Layton on Dec 30, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,925 views

    What can I do to make a differnce in the world? Only what God wants us to do.

    Introduction: The world is in a mess. One shutters to think what the future holds in store. I really believe that things will get worse before they begin to get better. There are going to have to be great sacrifice made and great battles fought politically, judicially and on the battlefields of the ...read more

  • The First Church Business Meeting

    Contributed by David Wilson on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,764 views

    Taken from our church’s verse by verse study of the book of Acts, this study covers Acts 6:1-7, the calling of the first deacons. It covers several issues such as the Care of widows, the need for church business meetings and pastoral leadership, as well

    Grant Avenue Baptist Church 2215 Grant Avenue Redondo Beach, CA 90278 Phone 310-376-7890 Fax 877-248-2998 DAVID M. WILSON, Pastor THE FIRST CHURCH BUSINESS MEETING Acts 6:1-7 Verse 1 GROWTH PANGS In the early history of the church we quickly find a division between ...read more

  • Deacon Ordination

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 58 ratings
     | 10,608 views

    charge to deacons--You Should Be A Good Deacon, Protecting the Word, a Godly Deacon, Practicing the Word, and A Growing Deacon, Progressing in the Word.

    DEACON ORDINATION 1-13-02 GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH Tonite’s charge is addressed to these men…all are welcome to listen in. I Tim. 4:1, 2, 6 I Tim. 3 gives the qualifications of Pastors and Deacons. If we’ll just look a bit farther to ch. 4 we will find the duties and character qualities ...read more

  • Do This In Rememberance Of Me Series

    Contributed by Steve Lawson on Jan 5, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 4,353 views

    Communion is more than a ritual, it is a covenant meal.

    Do This in Remembrance of Me 1 Corinthians 11:23-29 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 - The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, 24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.” 25 In the same way, after supper he ...read more

  • Tongues & Out Of Body Experiences .part 2 Series

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on May 11, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,179 views

    Part 2 of Tongue series. What does God have to say about His gifts to man?

    Tongues & Out of body experiences part 2. In part 1, we found out that the gift of tongs was real and that it was sanctioned by God. We found out that Jesus spoke in tongs along with all the Disciples and Apostil Paul. In Part 2 we will discuss the place of tongs in the boby and the church. ...read more

  • Sabbath To Sunday

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Jun 8, 2004
    based on 48 ratings
     | 2,926 views

    This is a study which shows that Sunday is the Divinely-instituted day of worship for the Lord’s Church under the New Covenant as opposed to the Sabbath.

    For those who sincerely wish to please the Lord by doing His will, determining which day is the proper day on which God’s people should come together to offer worship is quite crucial. Scriptural and historical evidences provide a firm foundation for concluding that the Lord’s Church should ...read more

  • El Padre De La Casa

    Contributed by Ramon Rojas on May 24, 2004
    based on 76 ratings
     | 2,200 views

    Quiero compartir en forma especial lo que representa la posición del Pastor en medio de la iglesia. Reconocer que este hombre, mas que pastor, es el Padre de la casa.

    Quiero compartir en forma especial lo que representa la posición del Pastor en medio de la iglesia. Reconocer que este hombre, mas que pastor es el Padre de la casa. I. Analicemos en forma breve la lectura: a. En su jornada ministerial, Elías reconoció la necesidad de engendrar a su ...read more

  • "How Christians Should Respond To A Non-Christian World"

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on May 31, 2004
    based on 64 ratings
     | 9,468 views

    This sermon was written after the 10 Commandments were removed from the Supreme Court Building in Alabama. It is a Biblical response to a society or government that is anything but Biblical.

    “How Christians Should Respond to a Non-Christian World” I Timothy 2:1-5 & Titus 3:1-2 1TI 2:1 I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone-- 2 for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all ...read more

  • The Responsibilities Of The Deacon Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Mar 31, 2005
    based on 36 ratings
     | 10,352 views

    3 7 in a series on 1 Timothy this message deals the responsiblities of the deacon in the local church.

    “Living For Christ In A Confused and Confusing World” A Study of Paul’s Letters to Timothy Sermon #7 “The Responsibility of the Deacon!” 1Timothy 3:8-13 The word “deacon” simply means minister or servant. Some form of this word ...read more

  • The Need For C.r.e.e.d.

    Contributed by Steven Dow on Apr 1, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,790 views

    Do you think that creeds are dry and dusty? Think again! Take a look at the important role they play in the life of faith.

    THE NEED FOR C.R.E.E.D. Acts 2:14,22-36 April 3, 2005 Thesis: Historical creeds may seem dry and dusty in our digital age, but they play an important role in the life of faith. Fans of Rich Mullins may have been surprised when he sang the Apostles’ Creed on a CD collection of his songs. ...read more

  • Freedom Of Conscience Series

    Contributed by Nathan Eyland on Feb 22, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,986 views

    The role of conscience in interpretting Scripture.

    Freedom of Conscience On January 5th 1527 Felix Mantz, who was one of three of the initial leaders of the ‘Anabaptist’ movement in Switzerland during the reformation, was charged with re-baptising people. The Magistrate condemned him because in the Magistrate’s opinions Mantz’s doctrines were ...read more

  • The First Controversy In The Church Series

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on May 1, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,201 views

    What does a church in action do with problems? How do we handle controversy? By following the example of the early church.

    The First Controversy in the Church A church in action will still have some problems. ILL>>>Perhaps the only way to avoid quarreling with your wife is to let her go her way and you go hers. ILL>>> Sue Martinuk, War had broken out between my roommate and me. We dealt with our anger by not ...read more