Monthly Archives: January 2011

Supernatural Evangelism (Acts 3:1–10)

Evangelism is terrifying.  Often we think about trying to convince a nonbeliever to believe in Jesus, and we quake in our boots.  In the book of Acts, God works supernaturally and this create a curiosity in people to hear the … Continue reading

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Images of the Spirit (Acts 2:1–11)

When people talk about the Holy Spirit in church, we sometimes get crazy images of people falling down, speaking in weird languages, shaking and other types of uncontrollable phenomena.  What is the role and function of the Holy Spirit?  When … Continue reading

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Praying Together (Acts 1:12–26)

Five years ago I began my doctoral program in New Testament and wondered how I would be able to balance ministry and academic study together with a family.  In September, by God’s grace I successfully defended my dissertation. As I … Continue reading

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God Works through Us (Acts 1:6–8)

On January 1, we began forty days of early morning prayer to launch the new year.  In the early church, God took a small group of disciples hiding up in the upper room and sent them out to turn the … Continue reading

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