Impacting Our Culture

Acts 19:21-20:1 Throughout history, there have been all sorts of riots—times where groups of people been riled up and rallied together to show their anger or frustration (often in rather violent ways). As we keep rolling along in our journey through Acts, we read about one such riot. Although the end result was rather tame […]

The Resurrected Judge of All

Acts 17:16-34 In 1898, Swiss artist Eugene Burnand’s painted “The Disciples Peter and John Running to the Sepulchre on the Morning of the Resurrection.” Burnand painted a look on both Peter’s and John’s faces that Sunday morning that so strongly depicts the struggle to believe that the resurrection of Jesus was indeed true. But within hours […]

Same Old Story?

Acts 17:1-15 Have you ever thought about reading your Bible but then found yourself thinking, “Well, I’ve read most of the stuff in there. It’s the same old story.” If we’re honest, many of us would admit to feeling this way sometimes. In Acts 17, we find Paul & Silas in Thessalonica working hard to […]

An Opportunity to Learn From Others

1 Corinthians 10:1-14 Join Pastor Nate McLaurin in 1 Corinthians 10:1-14 as he talks about the ordinances of communion & baptism and lessons we can learn from Israel’s idolatry. Application Questions 1. In this passage Paul talks about how the Israelites “passed through the water,” “ate spiritual food,” and “drank spiritual drink.” Which events in […]

The Sovereign Spirit

Acts 16:6-15 How do you respond to “closed doors”? Paul, Silas, and Timothy experienced some doors explicitly said to be closed by none other than the Holy Spirit Himself. Sometimes God’s plans for us are different from what we would have expected. How should we respond when that happens? Join Pastor Larry McCall in Acts 16:6-15. […]

When Division = Multiplication

Acts 15:36-16:5 What are we to make of the surprising – and, yes, somewhat disappointing story in Acts 15:36-16:5 of Paul and Barnabas dividing when they couldn’t agree on who should make up their missions team? And, what protects our hearts from cynicism when we witness church leaders clashing? Join Pastor Larry McCall as we […]