Monthly Archives: August 2014

Would Jesus Hang Out in a Strip Club?

A recent blog post from www.christianitytoday.com titled “Three Views: Would Jesus Hang Out in a Strip Club?” shared different perspectives on outreach evangelism. The following is a response to the post, written by Dr. Kimberly Majeski, professor of biblical studies … Continue reading

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Godly Differences

They had such a sharp disagreement that they parted company. Barnabas took Mark and sailed for Cyprus, but Paul chose Silas and left, commended by the believers to the grace of the Lord. -Acts 15:39-40 (NIV) Even Christians disagree. There … Continue reading

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A Church on the Move

So they shook the dust off their feet as a warning to them and went to Iconium. And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit. -Acts 13:51-52 The Church was really on the move in those … Continue reading

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Building Peace

Then the Church throughout Judea, Galilee and Samaria enjoyed a time of peace and was strengthened. Living in the fear of the Lord and encouraged by the Holy Spirit, it increased in numbers. -Acts 9:31 True prosperity grows out of … Continue reading

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Trust Builder

When he [Saul] came to Jerusalem, he tried to join the disciples, but they were all afraid of him, not believing that he really was a disciple. But Barnabas took him and brought him to the apostles. -Acts 9:26-27 Trust … Continue reading

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Count the Cost

But don’t begin until you count the cost. -Luke 14:28 Jesus was clear throughout His ministry, that being His follower would come with a cost. There was no “sugar coating”, no “rose-colored glasses,” for the truth of discipleship. The road … Continue reading

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Is There a Saul?

Then they put their hands over their ears and began shouting. They rushed at him [Stephen] and dragged him out of the city and began to stone him. His accusers took off their coats and laid them at the feet … Continue reading

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Shout it Out!

But Peter and John replied, “Do you think God wants us to obey you rather than Him? We cannot stop telling about everything we have seen and heard.” – Acts 4:19-20 (NLT) When Jesus entered Jerusalem that final time, the … Continue reading

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The Best Things in Life

Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord… -Acts 3:19 Opposed to the popular saying, the best things in life are not really free.  Enjoying … Continue reading

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Help at the Gate

Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple courts…Taking him by the right hand, he [Peter] helped … Continue reading

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