Sermons from July 2021

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Arguments & Reconciliation: Paul & Barnabas part ways


  Today’s theme is about arguments and disagreements among the early Christian community. Humorous illustration:  How Many Christians Does it Take to Change a Light Bulb? punctuates the vast diversity within the body of Christ. It offers an opportunity to laugh at ourselves, and allow walls of division to fall so the unity of the […]

Barnabas, the Encourager: Acts 11


  We are in week 8 of a summer worship series on the inspirational acts of the Book of the Acts of the Apostles. If you remember, at the beginning of Acts, it is a letter written to someone by the name of Theopholis, which means God Lover, or the one whom God loves, so […]

Who needs to be converted? Acts 9


Our first introduction to Saul occurs at the stoning of Steven Acts 7:58: Meanwhile, the witnesses laid their coats at the feet of a young man named Saul. Saul is a Zealous Jewish Pharisee, fiercely loyal to his Jewish convictions and heritage, and also characterized as a man of violence. Saul’s religious righteousness and zealousness […]