Acts 14:24-15:35 As followers of Jesus Christ, how can we know what doctrines/practices are non-negotiables for us and which ones are okay to compromise on? In Acts 15, we see the early church wrestling with this very question, as Jewish believers in Antioch begin teaching that circumcision is required for the salvation of Gentiles. In […]
Acts 13:13-52 What do we need to do to ensure that we win the spiritual “gold medal” when we stand before God? In Acts 13:13-52, Paul shares with those in the synagogue in Antioch in Pisidia that God’s promise to send a Messiah was fulfilled in Jesus. Through Him “forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to […]
Acts 13:1-12 Join Pastor Nate McLaurin in Acts 13:1-12, as we look how the Spirit brought unity to the church to commission and send Paul & Barnabas for the first of the missionary journeys! The Gospel of Jesus continues it’s UNSTOPPABLE spread!
Acts 10:34-11:18 If approached on the street by a stranger and asked, “How can I be accepted by God?” how would you respond? For many of us who have been raised in a Bible-believing, evangelical church, the answer may seem simple. But is it? What if there were follow-up questions like, “Do you have to […]
Acts 9:1-31 As a Christian, have you ever lost hope in our faith’s ability to survive in an increasingly secular culture? Whether it’s attacks from the media regarding our convictions on marriage, public education’s indoctrination of a godless universe, or the headline news of failed church leaders (with little to no recognition of the good […]
Acts 6:8-8:4 Join Pastor Nate McLaurin in Acts 6:8-8:4, as we look at the story of the stoning of Stephen and how God used his life — and his death — in His unstoppable plan.
Acts 2:42-47 Have you ever met someone who was disillusioned with the Church? Maybe you were that person. Maybe you are that person. For some, it’s due to deep hurts from betrayal or broken trust. For others, it may be due to Christians making statements about loving people yet failing to take action. Maybe it’s […]
Acts 1:12-26 During the time between Jesus’ Ascension and the fulfillment of God’s promise to fill the disciples with the Holy Spirit, the disciples are commanded to wait in Jerusalem. As we continue our journey together through the Book of Acts, we have the privilege of getting an inside perspective on how the early followers […]
Acts 1:4-11 We can only imagine the different emotions the disciples must have felt as they watched their leader and Savior, Jesus, be lifted back up into the heavens in Acts 1. Jesus’ followers had watched with shock and horror as He was crucified several weeks before, and then — wow! He came back to […]
Psalm 67 It’s not uncommon in Christian circles (and even in non-Christian circles!) to hear people talk about God’s blessings or to pray for God’s blessing. Psalm 67 begins with a plea for God’s blessing, but we quickly see that this is not for our own selfish gain; rather it is for His mission to […]