Preach The Blood ~ Acts 5: 12-42

After witnessing the deaths of Ananias and Sapphira – the church was filled with Holy, reverent fear. The community of Christians gained...

It's Not About You ~ Acts 5: 1-11

Up until this point – the book of Acts is primarily victories and celebrations. Every event is filled with redemption/salvations,...

Fire In The Bones ~ Acts 4: 13-22

The Apostles stand before the chief council of all Judaism and make clear not only that their authority comes from outside/above the...

What's In The Name? ~ Acts 4: 1-12

The miraculous healing and preaching of The Holy Spirit (through Peter and John) in chapter 3 has not gone unnoticed. The apostles are...

Look At Us! ~ Acts 3: 1-16

This is the first apostolic (Holy Spirit powered) miracle recorded in Acts. This act of God sets off a chain reaction of events for...

Back To The Basics ~ Acts 2: 42-47

My candidate sermon at St. Luke Joy in September of 2019 was on this text. For me, this is the gold standard passage for a church body...

The Verdict ~ Acts 2: 22-41

Peter continues to address the crowd in Jerusalem – boldly (most churches today would kick Peter out for preaching too hard). Remember,...

The Lamp of God ~ Acts 2: 1-21

The day of Pentecost on the Jewish calendar was an annual feast called 'the Feast of Harvests' or 'Ingathering.' This Israel’s...

Wait For The Promise ~ Acts 1: 12-26

"Wait." "Stay." This was the final instruction/word from Jesus for the disciples in preparing for the Holy Spirit's coming. This was the...

That's a Promise! ~ Acts 1: 1-11

Quick Overview: The "Acts of the Apostles" was very likely written by Luke (the Greek doctor who followed and assisted the Apostle Paul)....

Let's Roll ~ Mark 16: 1-8

Sunday morning, the first day of creation (Genesis 1: 1-5), and now re-creation. The same women who saw Jesus die, placed in the tomb,...

Victory Cry ~ Mark 15: 33-47

Three hours of darkness descend on Jerusalem. This is not an eclipse, cloudy day, or dust storm. This darkness was a felt, horror/terror,...

Come Back To Church

“Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.” (Luke 12:32) “Do not be afraid.” This is the...

Life Interrupted ~ Mark 15: 1-32

What a night it has been (now early Friday morning and still dark). Just hours ago, Jesus was singing Psalms, arm in arm with His beloved...