God loves to use major disturbances to create great awakenings, furthering the witness of the gospel.
Life with Holy Spirit changes everything!
In the face of opposition, God steps in with a promise of presence, protection and people.
When the message of the gospel is contextualized, it answers the most diverse and complex questions of the culture.
As followers of Jesus turn up their witness, forces of darkness are disrupted.
At the intersection of law of grace, lies a new covenant community.
We are conditioned for comfort and convenience, however, God invites us into the mess of mission.
God uses our history to tell His story, and to make us a light to the nations
God is where fear and faith meet.
Series: Birth of a Nation \ Message: Bring Em Out
Text: Acts 12:1-24 \ Week: 21
Big Idea: With the greatest adventure comes great persecution, setting us up for a great rescue.
Series: Birth of a Nation \ Message: A House Is Not A Home
Text: Acts 11:19-30 \ Week: 20
Big Idea: It is the Spirit’s work that empowers the Church to be both an organism, and an organization; a house and a Home.
Series: Birth of a Nation \ Message: The Prejudice SINdrome - Part 2
Text: Acts 11:1-18 \ Week: 19
Big Idea: The Church is forced to confront their prejudice and submit to the expanding mission of God to different people groups
Series: Birth of a Nation \ Message: The Prejudice SINdrome - Part 1
Text: Acts 10:1-48 \ Week: 18
Big Idea: The Holy Spirit empowers us to break the sin-cycle of prejudice in our culture by first exposing it in our hearts.
God’s supernatural power is not only a sign for unbelievers but to be demonstrated among believers, so that even more would believe on the name of the Lord.
No one is outside of God’s reach, including the most notorious enemies of the gospel; and when it is all said and done, only one man will be left standing.
The divine mission of God comes with a divine mandate for a
divine meeting for someone to hear a divine message.
Witnesses are those who have been personally touched by Jesus, and who continue to preach his message, in life and in death.
For the believer, two things are true. We must be crucified and we will be resurrected. Jesus Christ has made us new and "Paid-N-Full"
As danger becomes more imminent, so does the grace that
God provides for the mission, leading to a life of fullness.
Failure is not an option, it's a requirement.