GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 2,109 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease When Abraham Lincoln was a young lawyer in Springfield, he was approached by a man of wealth, who wanted to hire him to collect a debt. It seems that the poor man who owed him the two dollars and fifty cents denied the debt and refused to pay. Lincoln did not like the job, but after…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 211 views
Acts 2:38-39 "And Peter said to them, ‘Repent, and let each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.  For the promise is for you and your children, and for all who are far off, as many as the Lord our God shall…
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 151 views
“Those who serve well as deacons gain a good standing for themselves and also great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.”  Jesus said, “The Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many” [MARK 10:45]. Jesus also taught His disciples, “If anyone…
7 Powerful Conversations
“Church growth can bring out a beast in some of us. We can over focus on it. It can also distort our perception of ourselves. When our church is growing, it’s easy to think we can do nothing wrong. And when we’re not growing, it’s easy to feel as if we do nothing right. Neither is Healthy.” (C. Nieuwhof, Lasting Impact) Today, we begin our first powerful conversation, “Why Are We Not Growing Faster?” We’ll dive into Acts 6, learning from the Apostles, how to structure bigger to grow bigger.
why are so many churches doing so little for the kingdom? few if any conversions if they are growing it is growth by circulation extremely difficult to run programs because of a spectator mentality polls show that the daily lives of professing Christians are little different from that of unbelievers…
Reminder…write down prayer requests…and I am going to talk fast today… God won’t give you more than you can handle. Is that true? Now it is true that tells us that God will not let us be tempted with sin beyond what He will empower us to escape…and we know this because of the promise from Jesus that...…
The Book of Acts
Rick Crandall • Sermon • • 32 views
How can we shine for Jesus? 1. Seek to be full of faith (vs. 7-8). 2. Seek to have words of wisdom (vs. 9-11). 3. Seek faithfulness over fairness (vs. 12-14). 4. Seek a radiant relationship with Jesus Christ (vs. 15).
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 29 views
Acts 6:7 "God's message was preached in ever-widening circles. The number of believers greatly increased in Jerusalem, and many of the Jewish priests were converted, too." (NLT) I like the phrase the New Living Translation uses in this passage: ever-widening circles. Today as our church cooperates in…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 28 views
Jesus Christ is the absolute head of the church. He sets leaders in the church to enable the whole church to grow into maturity. Christ’s authority in the church is acknowledged more by the church’s obedience to God than through any particular form of government.
James (Jim) L. Goforth, Jr • Sermon • • 28 views
Acts Series #11 Back to the Beginning: When Church was Church The Call to Serve Acts 6:1-8 By the way … we would appreciate your increased daily prayer for the Goforths … as of 3:30 this AM we officially have TWO TEENAGERS in the house as Bryan is now 13 … thank you for your prayers and I now with TWO…
Embracing the Vision
Part 3 Christian Ministry (Stewardship) Communication Share the Vision Share the mission Welcome 28 Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many. 1 And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.…
Anniversary Sunday, 2018
Pastor Glenn • Grace United Family Church • Sermon • • 23 views • 43:35
Happy 6th Anniversary, Grace United! We rejoice in the great things the Lord has done in our midst. What has He done in, with, to and through us? What is it that the Lord would have Grace United to be and to do? Join the Grace United crew as we celebrate our 6th anniversary!