A Recipe for Good Success

Jun 05, 2022 –Elisha Freeman  Today, we will recognize and honor our four high school seniors who have worked hard to achieve a milestone in their lives. Many of us will give them ‘best wishes’ and offer prayers for ‘success’ in their future endeavors. What makes for success in this life? Is it a diploma? Is it a college education? Is it a career? This morning we turn to a familiar text in the Old Testament and hear what God has to say to Joshua at a pivotal moment in his life and how he will have success moving forward.

Starting Over by Starting Strong

Jan 02, 2022 — Elisha Freeman  The New Year has arrived and we are full of optimism, hope, and resolutions. We are eager to start fresh, learning from the past and moving into the future. When it comes to our spiritual lives, what can we learn from the beginnings of Jesus’ ministry so that we can start strong and finish strong? This is the question we seek to answer with our lesson this morning.

Sow & Reap: Cain & his Anger

Sep 15, 2019 — Elisha Freeman — Anger is an emotion given to us by God that has use in certain situations. However, when the Bible present humanity struggling with anger it is from the point of view of anger out of control. This morning we are going to visit a familiar event in the OT between two brothers and how one brothers anger led him to ruin his life and the life of his brother.

Be Strong in Prayer

May 26, 2019 — Elisha Freeman

Most of us here this morning are billionaires. From a time perspective, if we have lived 35 years then we would have 1,103,760,000 seconds. If we have lived to age 45, then we would have 1,419,120,000 seconds. How does a Christian spend this much time? One way is in prayer. This morning we are going to be reminded of the necessity of prayer to our spiritual life.

ReThinking Leadership—What Our Leaders Need

Jan 06, 2916 — Elisha Freeman

Raleigh Church of Christ has been blessed by God with men who have heard the call of the Bible and accepted roles as Elders and Deacons. As our Elders install six new deacons this morning, we must ask a question: “What do our church leaders needGod, Jesus, Holy Spirit, Elders, Deacons, Leaders, Leadership, Servants, Grace, Peace, Prayer, Thanks, Partnership, Gospel, Growth from us as members?” Our answer will come from the Apostle Paul in the opening verses of his Philippians letter