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 18. There’s something incredible about Christianity that has caused it to spread across the globe like no other religion. It also spreads through our towns and streets, our schools and workplaces, where God is already present.
Acts, part 17. Looking at Act 16 and Paul’s second missionary journey with Timothy — a young man who said “yes” to God.
Acts, part 15. Following Jesus doesn’t simply lead to a blessed and comfortable life, as it can so easily be presented today. The Apostle Paul shows us that it involves mission, with seasons of trial and hardship.
Acts, part 14. On their first missionary journey Paul and Barnabas are told to go, but are not yet told what to do. So often God reveals one step of the journey at a time.
Acts, part 13. We see the church in Antioch formed in Acts 11 as the believers are scattered and the Good News spreads out. It unites all different kinds of people and we believed we’re called to mirror and replicate … Continue reading “An Antioch Church”
Acts, part 12. The things that God is doing amongst us must break out of our four walls and reach our town. The Spirit’s work amongst us is precious, but we can’t keep it to ourselves.
In the Minor Prophets we see God express a surprising bias, and it’s not toward the strong, the winners at life, those at the top of the tree. It’s towards the clingers-on, the falling, the weak, the vulnerable, to those … Continue reading “Micah — God’s Bias Towards the Weak and the Poor”
Acts, part 9. We take a look at the amazing example of someone who lived their life, right up to the point of death, with absolute certainty and conviction in who God is.