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Category: Faith

Following Jesus, Serving Others, and Sharing God's Love

Next: The Early Church Today – The Third Conversion

Dr. Branson Parler We will see in today’s text that, when Jesus transforms hearts and minds, he transforms our relationship to our money and possessions as well. The early church’s witness to Jesus is inseparable from their willingness to share with one another. Today’s Scripture will help us better see how we can follow their…
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Next: The Early Church Today – In His Hands

Dr. Branson Parler The apostles’ prayer in our text today gives us insight into the source of their confidence and power. As we reflect today on God’s providence in our salvation, we will see what can enable us to stand firm, as the early church did, and bear witness to God’s love and faithfulness.

Next: The Early Church Today – The Slow Burn of Faith

Rev. Eric Schalk The name of Jesus is powerful. Today we’ll see how Peter’s sermon about Jesus provokes different responses, and we’ll examine how we respond to Jesus as well.

Next: The Early Church Today – The Name of Jesus

Dr. Branson Parler As we continue with our study of Acts, we will see how Peter’s second sermon in the book points again to the good news of what Jesus has done. Like the first hearers of this sermon, we are today called anew to faith in the strong name of Jesus.

Next: The Early Church Today – Repentance and Baptism

Rev. Eric Schalk This morning we pick back up in Acts where we will examine the crowd’s response to Peter’s sermon. We’ll see how the unexpected message of Pentecost changed the lives of thousands, and learn how we are to respond to the good news of Jesus. Sermon Note – The audio cut out at…
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Death in Life

Jake Parks Everyday we live into death.  Either we accept the status quo of the death of sin that has its grip on the world, or we live into the Jesus in which we give up our life each day so that others may live.

Next: The Early Church Today – Peter’s Gospel

Rev. Eric Schalk Today we continue our series in Acts. We’ll be looking at the aftermath of the Spirit’s outpouring, specifically through Peter’s sermon on Pentecost. We will hear the gospel as preached by Peter, and see what that means for us today.

Next: The Early Church Today – Mission Impossible

Dr. Branson Parler Acts 1:12-26 In Acts 1:8, Jesus sets out what appears to be – from a human perspective – an impossible mission. In our text for today, we will see what enables and empowers the early church to begin their task of witnessing to Jesus.

Bring the Message

Dr. Branson Parler Isaiah 6:1-8 This morning we focus on the calling and commissioning of Isaiah.

When God Speaks

Rev. Jay Sowers This morning we welcome Jay Sowers as he leads us in worship. He serves as a Specialized Transition Pastor in the RCA. His wife Beth has worshipped with us for a number of years and presently enjoys serving in the GEMS program.