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First published on this website in January 2005 and last extended and updated in November 2020

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Categories: Administration

Synopsis

Don't ignore preaching on administration! Here is a range of ideas for sermons to celebrate the jewel of this subject as spiritual ministry. First, seven themes.

  1. Creation
  2. The incarnation
  3. The character of God
  4. Planning in Scripture
  5. Jesus' strategic thinking
  6. The idea of a steward
  7. Biblical characters

Then four specific Bible passages.

  1. Acts 6:1-7 - Church leaders stick to their priorities
  2. 1 Corinthians 12:28 - Administration as a spiritual gift
  3. 1 Chronicles 29:10-20 - The dedication of the temple
  4. 1 Timothy 3:8-13 - The ministry of deacons

There are references to other items on this website that take some of the passages in more detail such as Articles A15 and A46 plus Training Notes TN68, TN112 and TN115.

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Author's notes

These notes have been extended with extra text and updated in November 2020.