Sermons on Church

Living in Unity

Philippians 1:27 Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in the one Spirit, striving together as one for the faith of the gospel 28 without being frightened…

Question of Paul’s Authority

In our series on God’s Transformation, we studied the complete transformation of Paul from a persecutor of Christians to a missionary for Christ. As we began our present series, “Exploring Philippians”, we studied the city of Philippi, in which this church was planted, and the culture and reaction of the people there. Most became persecutors…

THE BIRTH OF THE PHILIPPIAN CHURCH

This week’s message concerns Paul’s missionary journey to the Roman colony of Philippi and the planting of a church there. Paul had no advance-contacts with people. He went only after contact with God inspired him to go there. Almost immediately he meets a faithful and Godly Jewish lady named Lydia who then believes on Jesus…

GOD’S EQUIPMENT

Chapter four of Paul’s letter to the Ephesian Church is one of the most compelling epistles in the Bible. In this chapter, Paul makes it clear that each person within the church has a purpose in ministry. He instructs pastors and teachers and reminds them of what their job is. He also reminds everyone of…

Teamwork for the Mission – Part 2

Nehemiah 1:1 In the month of Kislev in the twentieth year, while I was in the citadel of Susa, 2 Hanani, one of my brothers, came from Judah with some other men, and I questioned them about the Jewish remnant that had survived the exile, and also about Jerusalem. 3 They said to me, “Those…

Teamwork for the Mission – Part 1

The sergeant cried out, “Are you with me men?” He didn’t stop to hear their answer as he cried again, “charge”, jumped out of the ditch and charged the enemy… alone. He was not successful. The men huddled in the ditch, safe from danger.

Leadership is NOT everything. “Followship” is also the strength of every…