Multiplying Mindset at Church

One of the greatest blessings is when a small group begins to feel like a family, but that is also one of the greatest dangers as well if it prohibits others from experiencing the same thing. Are we willing to sacrifice for the sake of others?

Siphoning Gas in the Church Parking Lot

As I was working in the church office one day, we noticed someone siphoning gas from my truck. Who in the world would drive to a church campus just to take? More people than you can possibly imagine.

Jesus Forgives All My Sin

In Acts 26, we read Paul’s story and find him in prison telling his story to King Agrippa. Before Paul became a Christ-follower, he was actually being unkind to Christians. The good news is that on the Road to Damascus, God got his attention with a bright light and Paul turned from his sin. Paul changed the way he lived.

Respecting Closed Doors

The current state of the world has changed all of our plans.  No graduation. No trip. Change in job. Expectations unmet. Disappointments abound. You wonder why a door that was supposed to be open has now been slammed shut. It’s time to go the 2nd mile in respecting closed doors.

Interpreting Acts

The Book of Acts is a unique book in all of Scripture.  Being the only narrative-based book in the New Testament that isn’t a Gospel, extra hermeneutical precaution must be made.

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The Daily Church

The Word The Daily Church (Acts 2:42-47) As the Holy Spirit empowered the disciples, the early church was born.  This body of believers met together daily and saw God do amazing acts in their midst. CONTEXT Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection changed everything. As Jesus commissioned the disciples in his heavenly ascent, he told them …

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The Whole Counsel of God

for I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole counsel of God.  -Acts 20:27 In Paul’s farewell speech to his beloved family in Ephesus, he makes a startling and yet glorious statement.  In his 3 years in that city (Acts 20:31), he taught them the complete counsel of God.  He wanted to make …

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Live It (7 Sons of Sceva)

At Fuge 2016, I preached a morning mini-message on “Live It” pertaining to how we are supposed to live out the gospel.  It was day 3 in the “Unashamed” theme. We studied the seven sons of Sceva from Acts 19:11-20 and talked about a life that annoys the devil because it is so busy for …

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Spiritual Warfare

In this 5th session of our prayer course, we tackle the topic of “Spiritual Warfare” Audio Notes The Christians who get annihilated are the ones who never acknowledge that they are at war. We have a real enemy and his name is Satan. Satan is called the ruler of this world (John 16:11). Satan leads …

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The Lord’s Prayer

“Lord, teach us to pray…”  -Luke 11:1 Out of all the things the disciples saw Jesus do, they asked him to teach them how to pray.  He gave what we know as the Lord’s Prayer.  Oftentimes, it is repeated verbatim, but ultimately, it was given as a template for our prayers. Below are some notes …

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