The Lordship of Christ in the Gospel Ministry

Event Date: September 28, 2018 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Dominion Baptist Church

Lordship of Christ Conference 2018

The Lordship of Christ in the Gospel Ministry

Friday, September 28 – Sunday, September 30

Friday 7:00pm

Session One: Consistency and conflict in the ministry – Todd Wilson

Ac 20:17 ¶ And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called the elders of the church. 18 And when they were come to him, he said unto them, Ye know, from the first day that I came into Asia, after what manner I have been with you at all seasons, 19 Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:

Paul’s manner of life was consistent

What was Paul’s manner of life that he was confident they knew?

What should a minister’s manner of life in the ministry look like?

How important is consistency?

What do we mean by consistency of life in the ministry?

What does it mean that Paul served the Lord with tears and temptations?


Saturday 9:00am

Session Two: A Complete ministry

Ac 20:20 And how I kept back nothing that was profitable unto you, but have shewed you, and have taught you publicly, and from house to house,  21 Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.

What does it mean that he kept back nothing that was profitable?

What did he teach them?

What is the difference between the public ministry and house to house? – Applications today

Saturday 10:30am

Session Three: A Consecrated Ministry – Roger Salter

Acts 20:22 And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there: 23 Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me. Ac 20:24 But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.

What does it mean to be bound in the Spirit? How do we apply that to ministry today?

Lunch Provided  12:00 – 1:00


Saturday 1:15pm

Session Four: A Clear Conscience in the Ministry – John Hunter

Ac 20:25 And now, behold, I know that ye all, among whom I have gone preaching the kingdom of God, shall see my face no more. 26 Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men. 27 For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.

How important is a clear conscience in the ministry

What is a clear conscience?

What is it to be pure from the blood of all men?

Sunday 9:00am – TBA

Acts 20:28 Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.

How does a minister take heed to himself?

What does it mean to take heed to the flock – to feed them

What is an overseer?

What is the significance for a minister that God has purchased the flock with his blood?

Sunday 11:15am

Session Six: The ministry of Cautioning (Guarding the Flock) – Ben Gardner

Ac 20:29 For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock. 30 Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them. 31 Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.

Who were the grievous wolves of Paul’s day?

Who are the grievous wolves today?

What is Paul warning about those among ourselves arising to draw away disciples?

Paul’s ministry of warning.

How much of ministry is warning?

Sunday 3:00pm

Session Seven: Commending the ministry to God – Jim Gables

Ac 20:32 And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified. 33 I have coveted no man’s silver, or gold, or apparel. 34 Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me. 35 I have shewed you all things, how that so laboring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive. 36 ¶ And when he had thus spoken, he kneeled down, and prayed with them all. 37 And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul’s neck, and kissed him,

What is it to be commended to God and the word of his grace?

The importance of being free from covetousness in the ministry

What does the supporting of the weak look like?

Why is it more blessed to give than to receive?

Paul closes by commending all to God again