A Growing, Vibrant Church

The church becomes vibrant and grows as each person uses their gifts and calling to serve others for Christ. Read More...

A Wicked King

Over time, Saul’s sin grew from a lack of personal integrity to consulting witches - with devastating effects for himself and those under his leadership.  Read More...

A Jealous King

When Saul was rejected as king because of his sin, rather than repenting and finding his identity in God, he let his jealousy drive him to fear and despise others. Read More...

Great Expectations - The Rise Of Saul

When Israel demanded a king, God graciously provided Saul, a man of great promise possessing the characteristics Israel desired, to lead the people under Yahweh their King. Read More...

Holy People and Unholy Priests

The fundamental problem for all humans is our rejection of the reign of God, preferring to do what is right in our own eyes, which leads to chaos and curse rather than God’s blessing. Read More...

When Anarchy Reigned

The fundamental problem for all humans is our rejection of the reign of God, preferring to do what is right in our own eyes, which leads to chaos and curse rather than God’s blessing. Read More...

Called To the Church

When Christ calls us through the Gospel, He calls us into local churches where we can be protected, strengthened and equipped by those whom Christ has saved and called to be leaders in the church. NOTE: THE LAST 20 MINUTES IS AN ORDINATION CEREMONY. Read More...

A Glorious Ministry In Christ

God calls His people to be willing to pay the cost for a glorious ministry of fully presenting God’s Word about Jesus, as we teach and admonish one another so that each of us will become mature, whole hearted disciples of Jesus Christ. Read More...

Lee and Carol Short

Lee Short shares about the ministry of LSMI in Mexico and around the world. Read More...

Paul's Ministry to the Galatians

Paul’s ministry to the Galatians provides an excellent model for Christians today as they lead others. Read More...

Training Future Leaders

God calls His church not only to reach every nation, but also to train leaders so that the church may thrive in future generations. Read More...

The Call of Isaiah - Part 2 - His Commissioning

Like Isaiah, we are commissioned to speak God’s truth, and the measure of success is faithfulness to the truth, not the response of the hearers. Read More...

The Call and Promise of Church Leadership

God calls leaders to a godly life and faithfulness to Scripture, and promises a fruitful ministry if they do this. This special teaching was done as part of Garey Walker's ordination service.
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Timothy and Epaphroditus - Christ-like Examples for Us

Timothy and Epaphroditus were Christ-like examples, serving others even at great personal sacrifice and risk.
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The Basis and Goals of Godly Ministry

Godly leaders are slaves to God and are commissioned by Him to encourage faith, knowledge, godliness, and hope in God's people. Read More...

Elders - The Pastoral Leadership Team

Elders are a group of men called by God to shepherd the local church. Read More...

The Qualifications of an Elder

Elders are men with godly family lives and character, and who understand the faith and are able to encourage believers in the truth and correct error. Read More...

The Functions of an Elder-Shepherd

Shepherds are called to serve the flock by feeding, protecting, leading, and equipping it to serve God. Read More...

The False Shepherds and Their Destructive Teachings

False shepherds teach destructive heresies out of false motives, and these lead people away from true knowledge of God. Read More...

The Noble Call of Church Leadership

The Noble Call of Church Leadership.

Ordination of Perry Anderson Read More...

The Covenant Blessing

God calls leaders to bless those under their care, and He promises to respond to those blessings with His covenant Presence and provision. Read More...

All In: Participants Not Spectators

A life that is centered on glorifying God is full of joy, because God is supremely worthy and it is why we were created. Read More...

A Holy Ministry

Holy ministry flows from proper motives, is conducted in a Christlike manner, and endures difficulty until the Gospel bears fruit. Read More...
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