httpvhd://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XubM62q9nlw As you can see from the clip above, we wrapped up the series from Acts 3 - 7 yesterday by taking a look at witnessing. Specifically, we looked at Phillip and the Ethiopian in Acts 8:26-36. Reasons Most Christians Don't Witness: Not able to do evangelism as well as professionals Too timid Fear of … Continue reading Sermon Notes – A Church Made To Go!
On Sunday morning, we looked at Acts 6:8 - 8:3 and how Stephen faced the "ultimate opposition". In preparation for home group this week, I found an interesting story regarding opposition. Chuck Swindoll shared this story in one of his messages: In the northeastern United States, codfish are a big commercial business. There is a … Continue reading Opposition
httpvhd://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzfdyjyahNk Yesterday morning we had a guest Pastor speak at our church. Steve Smith, Assistant Pastor/Youth at Lindworth Baptist Church (not the wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers), spoke on the subject of "Suffering" from the text in Romans 8:17-28. While Romans 8:28 is one of the most quoted verses, suffering is something that none … Continue reading Sermon Notes – Suffering
Week 3 on the series "A Church Made To Grow" from Acts 3-7 This weeks sermon: "Generosity" Acts 4:32-36 Generosity can be identified by the actions of the heart. It flows out of the heart in 5 ways: 1. Connected to others (vs. 32) 2. Doesn't claim possessions as their own. (vs. 32) 3. Commits … Continue reading Sermon Notes 10/4
We continue to be in a series from Acts looking at "The Marks of a Healthy Church". Specifically this morning we looked at Acts 4 and how to handle opposition. 1. Opposition is expected (John 15:30) - Comes at the least likely time - Comes from the most unlikely people 2. Opposition is an opportunity … Continue reading Sermon Notes 9/27 – Handling Opposition