Category: Sunday Evening

What is Sound Doctrine?

Titus 2:1-15

by Alan Sherban

One of Paul's primary instructions to Titus concerns that which he was to teach to the congregations in Crete. His teaching was to always be that which yields spiritual health in those who hear it -- which is what sound doctrine is.

True Elders Guard Against False Teaching

Titus 1:9-16

by Alan Sherban

False teaching not only abounded in the first generation of the church on the island of Crete, but it also can be found in every age of the church until Christ returns. To protect his people from the dangers of false doctrine, the Lord of the Church has provided elders who will be qualified both in character and in doctrine.

Gender Roles in the Church

Titus 1:6

by Alan Sherban

Scripture indicates that men and women are equally effective as servants of Christ within the church, yet the Lord has revealed that the leadership office of elder is one which only men may hold.

Qualified Leadership

Titus 1:5-9

by Alan Sherban

Leaders in the local church must exhibit certain character qualifications both in and out of the home. This is Christ's design for the purpose of effective teaching of his Word.

Authority and Leadership in the Church

Titus 1:6

by Alan Sherban

Where does authority in the local church belong? Do elders have authority over the congregation, or should we think of them in some other way?

Correction for the Local Church

Titus 1:5

by Alan Sherban

Paul gives two reasons why Titus was left on Crete, and the first was so that he could put in order that which remained in the local churches on the island.

Local Church 101, Part 2

Titus 1:1-4

by Alan Sherban

Paul introduces his letter to Titus and wastes no ink in so doing: as he writes his salutation he essentially describes the character of the local church.

Local Church 101, Part 1

Titus 1:1

by Alan Sherban

Paul introduces his letter to Titus and wastes no ink in so doing: as he writes his salutation he essentially describes the character of the local church.

An Introduction to Spiritual Warfare (Sunday Evening Series)

Ephesians 6:12

by Alan Sherban

This is a survey of what Scripture teaches us concerning what spiritual warfare is. We overview the fact that every Christian is engaged in battle, who it is that we fight against, and the ground upon which this battle rages.

The Walk of the Church

Ephesians 4:1-24

by Alan Sherban

Having seen how the Church is the fullness of Christ on earth, and how the Church must exist and function to the glory of God, we see now from Ephesians 4 how the Church is to practically walk in evidence of their subjection to Christ.

How the Church Glorifies God

Ephesians 2-3

by Alan Sherban

A survey through chapters 2 and 3 of the book of Ephesians leads us to realize 4 ways in which the Church is to evidence subjection to Christ, as we know is our defining characteristic from Ephesians 1:22-23. The culminating evidence is that the Church is to the glory of God.

The Fullness of Him Who Fills All in All

Ephesians 1:22-23

by Alan Sherban

As glorious as is the blessing of being a true believer, and as glorious as is the honor to Christ of his resurrection and ascension, the Church exists to complete the fullness of both Christ and his body on earth.

A Refresher on Baptism - Part 2

by Alan Sherban

Part 2 of 2 on the topic of believer's baptism as taught in the New Testament.

Baptism Testimonies

by Alan Sherban

Baptism Testimonies for Cheryl Kuhlman, John Flood, and Joseph Derkin.

The Kingdom of God

by Alan Sherban

A look at the importance of God's Kingdom purposes on earth, and how Scripture teaches us that its future implementation will unfold. Also, how is it that the Church and the Kingdom interact?

The People of God

by Alan Sherban

A Biblical Theology of the topic, "The People of God." How has God dealt with his people in the past? And what are his purposes for them in the future?