storyline #81: psalm 84 “apps for iworship: church″

Free files for youth pastors and small group leaders:
3 – Psalm 84 – iWorship with the Church (mp3)
3 – Psalm 84 – iWorship with the Church (handout)
3 – Psalm 84 – iWorship with the Church (ppt)
3 – Psalm 84 – iWorship with the Church (sermon notes)
3 – Psalm 84 – iWorship with the Church (service)
3 – Psalm 84 – iWorship with the Church (small groups)
sermon intro video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qeyqm9s9_EY
In the newest installment of our iWorship series, this is the first application of worship. We first talked about the WHO of worship: Jesus. Then we talked about how we are created as humanity: WORSHIPPERS. So now, we’re looking at the most important place and the most important people that we are biblically called to worship at and with…THE CHURCH. Check this out more to understand why “You only love worshipping Jesus as much as you love worshipping Him WITH THE CHURCH.”

Framework #17 – MACRO Theology – Doctrine of the Church

Free files for my fellow youth pastor friends…

10 – Doctrine of the Church (ppt)

10 – Doctrine of the Church (handout)

10 – Doctrine of the Church (mp3)

 

 

I close friend told me a story once where he was playing golf with an unbeliever on a Sunday evening since his church had canceled the worship service for that night.  He simply remarked to his friend on the course, “It just doesn’t feel like Sunday right now to me.”  His unbelieving friend turned his head and replied back, “Why, because you don’t have to go to church tonight?”  Is that the way we are tempted to think about the church?  Is it a place that we have to go?  It is a just requirement in our life?  Should it be a people rather than a place? Continue reading

Christocentricism #5 – Ephesians 1:22-23 – Jesus Christ is the Center of the Church

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I wasn’t able to sleep. I couldn’t get the images out of my head, and the anticipation was building daily. That’s what happened the time I watched the show “LOST” on NBC. I only watched it once. Because the suspense of waiting for the next’s week episode was killing me, I never watched it again. Shows like this are a huge hit because everyone connects with a conspiracy. Conspiracy theories are even filling our country about the AIDS virus, the 1969 moon landing, and many more. Everyone connects with an idea of conspiracy because deep down they know conspiracies are true. The reason why movies like “The Da Vinci Code” and “The Golden Compass” attract so much attention is because of their plots of conspiracy. Continue reading