Category Archives: Acts

Transparency Key to Community

Tell the truth. Commit to unity. Live in community. In the church, transparency is crucial for community. When we lie to each other it erodes the unity which Jesus prayed we would enjoy. How can we be of one heart … Continue reading

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Can’t Stop Talking About Jesus

The Holy Spirit had come upon the disciples to give them a confidence and power to boldly share the truth of Jesus. I need that confidence and power today – do you? My life has been completely changed by Jesus. … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit Show Time

Before Jesus returned to heaven, he commanded his followers to wait for the Holy Spirit to come before they went off to build and lead the church of Jesus. Good thing. I find that we want to co-opt the Spirit … Continue reading

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Athens: The Unknown God Unknown Again?

In Athens I could see how a people could become immune to ideas of truth and redemption and peace, as their land was invaded century after century.  When religion is engraved on the stick beating you, it will likely not … Continue reading

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Westminster Abbey: Invitation to Baptism

Baptism was around before Jesus’ time as a sign of changing direction in life for the good. Jesus’ baptism was a change in direction for him further into ministry for Father God.  I’d like to make a change. I’d like … Continue reading

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Withholding from God

Today we look at two contrasting stories of Biblical characters who deal with the temptation to withhold from God in their relationships with him.  Abraham relies on God to provide, while Ananias and Sapphira rely on themselves to look after … Continue reading

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Looking Through the Holes

We have a hard time when bad things happen to good people.  It goes against what we think should happen in our world, and we sometimes ask, “why would a loving God allow that?”  It turns out that the life … Continue reading

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