1 In those days, as the disciples were increasing in number, there arose a complaint by the Hellenistic Jews against the Hebraic Jews that their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution. 2 The Twelve summoned the whole company of the disciples and said, “It would not be right for us to…
A Church That Functions Biblically
Introduction Axle Grease. Though not often featured in discussions about “how the west was won”, I would argue that were it not for axle grease, the United States as we know it would not exist. Think about it with me. As settlers were moving in wagons across the plains, every single wagon had on it a…
Clarify, Unify, Glorify
Josh Clink • Sermon • • 0 views
ME: Intro Imagine with me for a moment, We are getting ready for an annual meeting as a church. At the annual meeting, We will be looking to call some people to serve as deacons in the church. So, we have a handful of people who throw their hats in the ring. First, we have Larry, He stands up and reminds…
Exodus: Joining God To Set Them Free
Will Butterfield • Sermon • • 5 views
As Israel is moving forward into the wilderness, God uses an unlikely source to help establish godly leadership to help Moses in taking care of Israel. How can we apply this same principle to the ministry of the local church? Through the leadership of men and women called to the servant ministry of deacons and deaconesses.
What is the Church?
Andy Osborne • Sermon • • 2 views
Introduction Scene: Disciples increasing in number at the church in Jerusalem. At this point, the Apostles act as elders to this church, especially Peter. They view their role as that of a shepherd, to feed and guide the flock with the Staff of the Word, and to lift them up in holy, protective prayer.…
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 1,709 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease In May of 1972 deacons from Baptist churches throughout Virginia gathered for a special conference dealing with the work of the deacon. The leader noted a number of women in the crowd. He welcomed them as wives of the deacons. He was quickly set straight when it was pointed out…