Encounters with Jesus, part 6. Acts 1 isn’t about the absence of Jesus, it’s about the radical outbreak of his presence. We look at what could mistakenly thought of as the disciples final encounter with Jesus: his ascension to heaven.
Acts, part 27. As we recap of the book of Acts, we consider what God is calling each of us to do as the story of the global and local church continues to be written.
Acts, part 26. Looking at the unusual kindness of God, what happens when unwelcome drama hits our lives and an unchanging, faithful God, who we can trust.
Acts, part 25. Someone once said “don’t ruin a good adventure with too many questions”. With every story, there are parts where we are not in control. .
Acts, part 24. The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the cornerstone of our Christian faith, the centrepiece of our hope. It’s also the reason when Christianity began so quickly and spread so forcibly.
Acts, part 23. In Acts chapters 22 and 23 the Apostle Paul has to make a legal defence for his actions, and the remaining chapters turn into a trial story where Paul defends the Christian faith against the charges made … Continue reading “A Short Course in Christian Apologetics”
Acts, part 22. When God speaks we tend to do one of three things: we either listen and do what he says, listen and don’t do what he says, or hear him but don’t listen.
Acts, part 21. The early church was mobile and dynamic, and along with this came to need to say ‘goodbye’ to close brothers and sisters.
Acts, part 20. Ephesus was renowned for being a place where the supernatural and the occult were commonplace, but Paul reasoned and persuaded about the Kingdom of God.