Posts Tagged ‘Church’

Kitwe Church Has A New Permanent Home!

Kitwe Church began on the last Sunday in February back in 2014.  Our growing family of believers first met at the Kitwe Showgrounds in the Polo Club, In 2015 we were invited to use the community hall at the MOTHS Club in Parklands.  As the church has grown and become more active, we have seen…

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The People God Uses To Serve His Church

Today in our text Philippians 2:19-30, we see the people God uses to serve His church. The context helps us understand the environment of the people Paul is writing to.  Paul is calling the Philippian Christians to behave as citizens worthy of the gospel of Christ (1:27). Philippi was a Roman colony with a population of…

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Qualities Required in Church Leaders: Family, Maturity & Reputation

People do not usually rise above their leaders! The character and effectiveness of any church is directly related to the quality of its leadership. Failure to adhere to biblical standards for leadership has caused many of the problems in the church today. Paul is writing to Timothy, a young pastor at the church of Ephesus…

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Qualities Required in Church Leaders

“People do not usually rise above their leaders.” That is very true. The character and effectiveness of any church is directly related to the quality of its leadership.  Refusal to adhere to biblical standards for leadership are the cause of many of the problems in the church today.  In fact that is why the charge is often…

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How To Walk Worthy of Your Calling

In our series on Discovering the Church we have looked at four pictures of the church. We have seen the church as a family and the goal is maturity.  We also saw the church as a field – the goal being the quantity of our fruitfulness. We have seen the church as a building the temple…

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BIBLICAL BAPTISM – AN ORDINANCE OF THE LOCAL CHURCH

I have entitled this study: “Biblical Baptism – an ordinance of the local church” (listen or download) because my intent this morning is to appeal directly to Scripture to get a clear understanding of this important and often misunderstood subject. An ordinance – authoritative order, a religious decree. There are two ordinances given by Christ to the…

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The Church is a Building – the Goal is Quality!

1 Corinthians 3: 9b-17 Today we will resume a series that Phil and I have started long ago, before Easter. The subject of this series is “The Pictures of The Church.” The question we are seeking to answer is, “What is a church?” So far in this series we have seen that “The Church is…

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The Church is a Field: The Goal is Quantity

We have all seen the signs along the road saying, “Have you eaten today? Thank a farmer.” There is a lot of truth to that sign. We all need food to survive, to stay healthy, and to grow. As a boy, I grew up on a family farm. I remember the year my Dad told…

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