Tag Archives: Church

Paul Instructs the Church and Its Dynamics

Evening Worship at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “The Dynamics of Congregational Life,” January 14, 2018. Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 Sermon outline: I. Horizontal Dynamic (vv. 12-15) A. Leadership. (12-13a) (1.) Congregational Authority (12) (2.)¬†Congregational Humility (13a) B. Relationship … Continue reading

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Biblical Deja vu

SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “The Divine Plan Cannot Be Stopped,” January 14, 2018. Same text, preached earlier on this Lord’s Day at Little Sandy Ridge PCA in Fort Deposit, Alabama. (It is several minutes shorter.) … Continue reading

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Biblical Information is for Transformation

EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, sermon audio from, “Belief & Behavior,” September 10, 2017. Evening Series: Ordinary Spirit-filled Churches. Sermon texts:¬†1 Thessalonians 1:2-5; 2:13; 3:11-4:3 Sermon outline: (1.) Why are we studying 1 Thessalonians? (2.) A brief word on the outline … Continue reading

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Good News to Paul?

EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio of the sermon, “The Congregation’s Faith Is the Minister’s Joy,” preached Sunday evening August 27, 2017 Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 3:6-10 Sermon outline: (1.) Their faith and fellowship comforts Paul in his difficulties, (6-7). (2.) … Continue reading

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Tribulations of Ministry

EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma audio from the sermon, “The Minister’s Crown Is the Church” from the series in 1 Thessalonians. Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:5 Sermon outline: (1.) The minister cares about your souls (2:17-18a). (2.) The devil is our … Continue reading

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The Minister and the Congregation

SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio of the sermon, “The Minister Serves the Gospel of God and the Church,” August 6, 2017 Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-16 Sermon outline: 1. A Genuine Ministry (1-6a). 2. A Gentle Ministry (6b-9). 3. … Continue reading

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The Church and the Good News

EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC, sermon audio, “The Gospel and the Church,” December 11, 2016 Sermon text: Colossians 1:24-2:5 Sermon outline: The church suffers for the good news (1:24-25a). The church is entrusted with the good news (1:25b-27). The church will … Continue reading

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