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  • Follow The Leader Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jan 19, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,887 views

    In selecting additional shepherds (elders) for our congregation, we need to be aware of the way in which the Lord leads his people. Psalm 23 gives us insight into the compassionate leadership of Jesus.

    1. Knowing the Shepherd A famous actor was once the guest of honor at a social gathering where he received many requests to recite favorite excerpts from various literary works. An old preacher who happened to be there asked the actor to recite the twenty-third Psalm. The actor agreed on the ...read more

  • Take Your Time Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jun 7, 2014
     | 4,070 views

    To avoid appointing unqualified people to the eldership, the elders must take time to know these candidates.

    “Do not be hasty in the laying on of hands, nor take part in the sins of others; keep yourself pure. (No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.) The sins of some people are conspicuous, going before them to judgment, but the ...read more

  • God Showing Through Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jan 25, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,675 views

    We often talk of the qualities or qualifications of elders from 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1. However, there is a more basic qualification -- the fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5.16-25). The presence of the Spirit of God is crucial to the life of God's leader.

  • Deacons Present And Future

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Jul 15, 2019
     | 2,090 views

    Church Structure is designed by God. Deacons are important!

    DEACONS FOR THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE INTRODUCTION The Church is the Body of Christ. It was bought by the blood of Christ and every Christian exists and lives in submission to Christ. It should be of no surprise to us that God has given us specific instructions about how he desires the church to ...read more

  • Dusty Shoes

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Jul 5, 2019
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     | 2,727 views

    We must risk sharing our faith to those close to us.

    Dusty Shoes Luke 10: 1 - 10 Intro: There was a teacher who was helping one of her nursery school students put on his boots? She pulled while he pushed and the boots just wouldn’t go on. The teacher worked and finally got them on when the little fella said, “Teacher, they’re on the wrong feet.” ...read more

  • Worship Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Jan 17, 2017
     | 7,674 views

    Paul tells us how we should conduct ourselves when we come together to worship. He speaks separately to men and women. The issues are different for men and women

    In 2:3&4 Paul says: “This is right and is acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, 4 who desires everyone to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.” He reminds us that there is only one God and only one mediator between God and humanity, Jesus Christ. So he first asks us ...read more

  • Shepherding The Flock Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Jan 18, 2017
     | 7,613 views

    Shepherding the flock involves dealing appropriately with elders, women, widows, young men, Not harshly but with love.

    Over the last couple of weeks we've looked at the criteria for choosing elders and deacons, we've read Paul's instructions to Timothy to guard his inner life, to train himself in holiness, and now we come to more instructions, this time to do with how he's to relate to others in the congregation ...read more

  • In And Around Heaven

    Contributed by David Moore on Dec 9, 2008
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     | 2,407 views

    This is a mid-week Bible Study on Rev 4, showing some of the sight and sounds of glory as the believer anticipates heaven.

    Studies in Revelation In and Around Heaven Text: Revelation 4:2-11 Introduction: Following the rapture in 4:1 John makes it very clear where he is now located – vs 2 – “in heaven,” and that is where we are in this book for the next two chapters. These are exciting verses because they give us ...read more

  • Appointing Elders Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Aug 15, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,236 views

    What is entailed in appointing elders? What rights and authority is conferred in the appointment process?

    “When they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.” [1] The New Testament model for a church of the Lord Jesus differs significantly from what has been commonly accepted among the churches of ...read more

  • Tickle My Ears, But Don’t Scratch My Heart

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Dec 26, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 12,796 views

    The Apostle foretells a day when Christians will deliberately turn their backs on sound doctrine, embracing error because it makes them comfortable and because the error is convenient.

    “The time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions, and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths.”[1] There is an old saying that is sometimes heard among ...read more

  • Handling Church Issues

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Jan 17, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,795 views

    A study in the book of 1 Corinthians 1: 1 – 9

    1 Corinthians 1: 1 – 9 Handling church issues Greeting 1 Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother, 2 To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all who in every place call ...read more

  • Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Aug 25, 2020
     | 804 views

    God has given us the hope of sharing in his glory even though we may have struggles in this life.

    Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For Text: Rom. 8:18-30 Introduction 1. Video: Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For by U2 2. When this song came out back in the late 80’s I heard a lot of Christians complain. They said, “If the members of U2 are Christians, how can they say they haven’t ...read more

  • Appointed, Not Hired Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jun 20, 2015
     | 7,931 views

    Elders (Overseers) are appointed by God. They are not hired to do a job; they are appointed to serve the One who appoints and to serve His holy people.

    “I was appointed a preacher and apostle and teacher.” [1] His face was red and his eyes were narrow slits as he raged, “We hired you, and we can fire you.” I was equally determined as I asserted with a firm, steady voice, “No one hired me; God appointed me.” ...read more

  • The Throne Of Heaven (Parts 1-3) Series

    Contributed by Dr. Bradford Reaves on Feb 9, 2022
     | 1,147 views

    What are the images John sees when he arrives in Heaven?

    Dr. Bradford Reaves Crossway Christian Fellowship Hagerstown, MD, USA www.mycrossway.org View this and other messages at: https://mycrossway.churchcenter.com/channels/8118 2 Corinthians 12:2-4 “I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven—whether in the body or ...read more