Acts: Empowered

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Teaching Series at the very beginning of our church plant. Sunday Nights at the Rec Center.
Chapter – by – chapter through the book of Acts

Acts 28 – Taking the Gospel to a Nation in Crises

Download Audio Here Introduction America is a Nation in Crises: Looking at the current state of our country, most of us would agree that we are moving far away for our moral center. Here are just a few staggering statistics: Alcoholism: Alcohol is still the #1 abused drug in America. There are 12 million alcoholics [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:49+00:00November 24th, 2013|Acts, Acts: Empowered, New Testament, Sermons|0 Comments

Acts 27 – God’s Faithfulness Through the Storms

Download Audio Here Introduction Acts 27 is a vivid illustration of our human condition. Some of you as you sit here tonight are faced with huge trials. You and I are often faced with circumstances that feel totally overwhelming…like they are driven by out of control forces. You may have be feeling lost and in [...]

By |2013-11-24T00:11:22+00:00November 24th, 2013|Acts: Empowered|0 Comments

Acts 26 – The Centrality of Jesus

Download Audio Here Introduction I want you to find forgiveness for your sins and a place among the sanctified by faith in Christ I want our church to be a place where those have found the joy of forgiveness in Christ can gather and fellowship and grow in their faith. How do we find a [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:49+00:00November 23rd, 2013|Acts: Empowered|0 Comments

Acts 21 – Majoring on the Majors

  Introduction   Things that should not divide a church (but that often do) Carpet Color Pastor’s hair style Pastor’s clothing choices Saturday or Sunday Homeschool or public school Worship Styles Projection screens There are sometimes people with strong opinions in the church that divide people over silly issues. I came across a blog post [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:49+00:00August 29th, 2013|Acts, Acts: Empowered, New Testament, Sermons|0 Comments

Acts 20:17-35 – Ephesian Elders

  Introduction   One Man Volleyball Team? When I was in college, I was at a camp one weekend and the speaker was a volleyball protégé named Bob Holmes. Bob was a professional motivational speaker and a one man volleyball team.   By himself, he had won over 13,000 volleyball games – many of those games [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:50+00:00August 24th, 2013|Acts, Acts: Empowered, New Testament, Sermons|0 Comments

Acts 19 | Rev 20 – Stirring Our Affections for Christ

  Walking Stick Illustration Imagine with me a hiker who has set off on a long journey. He runs across another hiker who is using a walking stick and quickly becomes convinced that a walking stick would help his journey. He fashions for himself a stick and is thrilled with the results – he can [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:50+00:00August 16th, 2013|Acts, Acts: Empowered, New Testament, Sermons|0 Comments

Acts 17 – God’s Sufficiency and Our Service

  The importance of Athens during this period can hardly be exaggerated. It was a city full of philosophers. It was the city of Plato and Socrates. It was the adopted home of Aristotle, Epicurus and Zeno. Historians tell us that the oratory, the art, the architecture and the sculpture from this period in Athens [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:50+00:00August 8th, 2013|Acts, Acts: Empowered, New Testament, Sermons|0 Comments

Acts 16 – Church Planting with Paul

  When it comes to the growth of churches, I have heard people say in church leadership circles that a healthy tree grows… inferring that a church that is healthy will naturally grow larger in size. There is some truth to that statement, but the premise is false. A healthy tree does not continue growing [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:50+00:00August 7th, 2013|Acts, Acts: Empowered, New Testament, Sermons|0 Comments

Acts 15 – Grace Alone, Faith Alone, Christ Alone

Introduction The elders who oversee our church plant here in the Verde Valley have told me that if I were to face a dissention in the church….if this little church plant faced a critical issue that was not easily resolved, they would be here within hours to personally lend wisdom, advise, support and instruction in [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:50+00:00July 26th, 2013|Acts, Acts: Empowered, New Testament, Sermons|0 Comments