April 8, 2018
Church isn’t supposed to be a place we go, but who we are. The church is the gathering of the redeemed to worship God and love each other. We are called to share burdens, encourage each other and live in light of the coming Kingdom not just attend a meeting as spectators.
May 7, 2017
Jesus Christ is alive and active today. The book of Acts speaks to the work of Christ through the Holy Spirit and the church itself. Acts shows Jesus’ faithfulness to his promise to be with us always and can give hope to the church today that our Lord is at work.
July 10, 2016
God does not show partiality, and neither should his people. We should be willing to reach out to all people to extend love and share the gospel. This powerful and important truth is illustrated through the record of Cornelius, the first Gentile convert.
June 26, 2016
Being “mission-minded changes your outlook on life and situations. When your life is directed by the mission of Christ, God works in great ways to set up and support those who have this focus.
June 12, 2016
Jesus was anointed with the Holy Spirit and with power, and went about preaching the gospel, doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil. He then commissions his spirit filled disciples to continue this until his return. This is the mission of his church today and we are well equipped by Jesus […]
June 5, 2016
Can you imagine the New Testament church without the Holy Spirit ? Yet too many in the modern church are content to attempt following Jesus without the Spirit’s power. Disciples of Jesus are supposed to be filled with and fueled by the Holy Spirit.
May 29, 2016
Great exploits and faithful service fill the pages of the book of Acts. How were the disciples able to live such lives? Jesus gave them another helper – the Holy Spirit is all we need for the job.
May 3, 2015
The final words of Acts 1:8 include the promise that the disciples of Christ will be spirit empowered witnesses in the “remotest part of the earth.” The accounts of Acts tell of Paul and others going to regions the gospel had never been heard and speaking to the people. This work continues today and we […]
April 26, 2015
Being a witness isn’t just what we do, it has to be who we are. And if it is who we are, then it is what we do. Every where we go we can be a witness for Christ – whether we are at home or in the areas around where we life. We see […]
April 19, 2015
Peter & John testified to the power and word of God in Jerusalem, just as Jesus called them to in Acts 1:8. Similarly, we are God’s unique agents in our home towns. We know the life, the language, and the culture to best reach the hearts and lives of our neighbors. Jesus is calling his […]