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1st Timothy – Part 6 – Shipwrecked or Smooth Sailing – How Elders Protect Us – June 25, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY For many people, a vacation aboard a sailboat, tucked away in some quiet cove, is a dream come true. But cruises don’t always have storybook endings. Shipwreck always is a possibility. Likewise, according to 1 Timothy 1:19, if we’re not careful, our faith can become “shipwrecked”. We all know someone…

1st Timothy – Part 5 – Spiritual Leadership in the Church – June 18, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Sermon Summary Paul identifies two primary leadership roles in the church in 1 Timothy Chapter 3: elders and deacons. Last week, our focus was on elders. Today, we will be focusing on the office of deacons. We first see the role of deacon emerge in Acts Chapter 6. At this…

1st Timothy – Part 4 – Spiritual Leadership in the Church – June 11, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY First Timothy 3:1-7 reveals the qualifications required to serve as a leader in the church. Paul’s focus here is on the character qualities befitting those who aspire to church leadership. The New Testament identifies two primary leadership roles: elders and deacons. Elders are servant leaders; Deacons are leading servants. Today…

Sin, Suffering and Prayer – Part 13 of 13

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary In James 5:13-20, Jesus’ brother warns his readers of the numerous challenges to their faith. In this final section, James encourages us to look to God in all circumstances of life—when things are good, and when they are not so good. When we are suffering, we should pray (v. 13a).…

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