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  • The Church Purpose Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Jan 19, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,116 views

    A review of Paul's challenge to the church regarding its purpose and the importance of pressing forward to serve Christ by serving others.

    BACKGROUND TO PHILIPPIANS LOVE LETTER WRITTEN TO A CHURCH encouraging them of their purpose. Q: What is the Purpose of the Church? Q: What is Your Purpose to the Church? KEY VERSE: PHILIPPIANS 3:12 READ VERSE 12 1. ‘not that I have already obtained all this’ (3.12) ...read more

  • Core Values: Peculiar And Dedicated People

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Apr 19, 2004
    based on 60 ratings
     | 5,889 views

    The core values contained in our church purpose statement.

    THE PASTOR’S POINTS sermon ministry of CEDAR LODGE BAPTIST CHURCH Thomasville, NC ------------- April 18, 2004 ------------- 1Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander, 2like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you ...read more

  • Characteristics Of A Successful Church

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 176 ratings
     | 14,837 views

    The church of Antioch characterized a successful church because of its quality leaders. You can determine the quality of most organizations by the character of their leadership. The Antioch church proved to be the most influential and illustrious of all t

    1. The church of Antioch characterized a successful church because of its quality leaders. You can determine the quality of most organizations by the character of their leadership. The Antioch church proved to be the most influential and illustrious of all the first century churches because of ...read more

  • Fellowship In The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 41 ratings
     | 4,064 views

    AS WE LABOR TOGETHER UNTIL CHRIST RETURNS, FELLOWSHIP IN THE GOSPEL SPARKS THREE RESPONSES: JOYFUL THANKSGIVING INTIMATE BONDS PURPOSEFUL PRAYER (FOR SPIRITUAL MATURITY)

    BIG IDEA: AS WE LABOR TOGETHER UNTIL CHRIST RETURNS, FELLOWSHIP IN THE GOSPEL SPARKS THREE RESPONSES: - JOYFUL THANKSGIVING - INTIMATE BONDS - PURPOSEFUL PRAYER (FOR SPIRITUAL MATURITY) (:1-2) INTRODUCTION -- THE SUBJECTS OF FELLOWSHIP IN THE GOSPEL A. "Paul and Timothy, bondservants of ...read more

  • God's Plan For Your Life Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Dec 29, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 20,595 views

    The World uses the best equipment to send their message. Shouldn’t God’s people do at least the same?

    Finding God’s Plan for Your Life - Jeremiah 1:4--10 When we open our Bibles and read the first few words of the first book we discover many things about the God who made us. He is the great creator of heaven and earth. His power to create is in his Word. His Spirit moves over the vast ...read more

  • Creating Revival Series

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser on Mar 18, 2002
    based on 174 ratings
     | 6,789 views

    Revival in the church starts with believers who understand the true purpose of the church - evangelism of the lost!

    1. Introduction A. REVIVAL is defined as a reawakening of religious fervor; a resurgence, or renewal, of commitment and purpose. B. It has been suggested that the church is “flat”, and in desperate need of revival. We won’t debate that point tonight, we will assume we can agree on that C. Many ...read more

  • The Church Of The Hot Waffle

    Contributed by John Roy on Jan 15, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 3,791 views

    The church is to be the welcoming place for struggling sinners and stained saints.

    The Church of the Hot Waffle Matthew 11:19 & Mark 2:15-17 The Waffle House is to restaurants what little league baseball is to the Major leagues. The Waffle House serves food and that is where it’s comparison with other restaurants stop. It features, waffles, of course, Bert’s Chili, Omelets, ...read more

  • We Exist To Fellowship And Care

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 15, 2002
    based on 136 ratings
     | 9,763 views

    This sermon was the 4th in a 5 part series on defining the mission of our church. This one deals with developing fellowship and caring within the church.

    May 27, 2001 1 John 1:3-10 “We exist to fellowship and to care” INTRODUCTION In the fall of the year, Linda, a young woman, was traveling alone up the rutted and rugged highway from Alberta, Canada to the Yukon. Linda didn’t know you don’t travel to Whitehorse alone in a rundown ...read more

  • The Soul Purpose Of The Church

    Contributed by Gregory Baskin on Jan 12, 2002
    based on 170 ratings
     | 5,605 views

    The soul purpose of the church is evangelism. To reach lost people. It is not a hotel for the saints, it is a hospital for sinners.

    The Soul Purpose of the Church Intro: What is the primary focus of the church? Fellowship? Teaching? Is it potluck dinners? entertainment? The soul purpose of the church is evangelism. To reach lost people. It is not a hotel for the saints, it is a hospital for sinners. Look at the ...read more

  • The Devoted Became The Devotees Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Feb 8, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,685 views

    This sermon explains that if we want to experience the abundant blessings that the first church received, we must devote ourselves to the same things they devoted themselves to.

    The Devoted Became the Devotees Acts 2:42-27 February 3, 2002 Intro: A. [Church Growth, Church Depth, Citation: Vance Havner in On This Rock I Stand. Christianity Today, Vol. 30, no. 13.] I heard of a preacher the other day who was asked, "What’s the size of your pastorate?" he said, ...read more

  • Building A Bridge Of Community Series

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Feb 5, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 3,368 views

    To effectively live the Christian life, it needs to be done in community.

    Building a bridge to tomorrow means laying down the planks of community today. Almost every person alive has a desire for community. They even know how they want that community to be shaped…listen to this… (play theme from Cheers) Many of you could sing the theme, and most of you ...read more

  • Greater Grace Builds A Greater Church

    Contributed by Cary Paulk on Feb 22, 2002
    based on 50 ratings
     | 4,551 views

    Sermon to motivate congregation in doing their part in church growth.

    Introduction: • For many years the Ocean View community has not had a good reputation. • Many in our city would not consider Ocean View a Great place to live. • When I was a young sailor, it had a reputation of being the place where people picked up prostitutes and they remain to this ...read more

  • A Healthy Meal

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Mar 8, 2002
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,424 views

    a message based on Hebrews 10

    Hebrews 10:19-25 Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ February 10, 2002 A burglar, needing money to pay his income taxes, decided to rob the safe in a store. On the safe door he was very pleased to find a note reading: "Please don’t use dynamite. The safe is not locked. Just turn ...read more

  • Safe Harbor

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 48 ratings
     | 3,805 views

    Paul admonishing the church to be a safe harbor where one can find shelter and solace.

    Last week in looking at the importance of being a part of a local church, we read from Ephesians 4 where Paul speaks of the privilege and responsibilities of church membership. In our text today, we find Paul admonishing the church to be a safe harbor where one can find shelter and solace. Many ...read more

  • Exhortations - 1

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,092 views

    Studies from Jude

    EXHORTATIONS (1) JUDE 16- 25 I. The Application of Enoch?s Prophecy (vs. 16) A. Against murmurers and complainers 1. indicative of unbelief 2. indicative of unthankfulness B. Against self-indulgent 1. Sensual 2. Philippians 3:18-19 "(For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now ...read more