God's call upon our lives inspires us to be brave, adventurous, confident and obedient. Peter, Esther, Paul and a host of Bible characters display God's power by stepping out on faith.
Scripture: Genesis 2:15-21, Jeremiah 20:9, Esther 3:13, Esther 4:11, Acts 10:11-15
“When Jesus was preparing to return to his father, he commissioned his friends to go—to astronomically expand the impact of their lives. He called them to action in Acts 1:8; to a mission that spanned the globe. “You shall be my witnesses in Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria and to the ends of the earth.” Our mission is the same today, though our individual areas of impact...
Speaker: Max Lucado
Scripture: Acts 1 - 12
Topic: Small Groups
The New Testament church described in the book of Acts provides a model for future generations. Although conflicts and problems emerge that every Christian church encounters, the Holy Spirit's presence in these fledgling believers produces a vital testimony to the world.
Scripture: Acts 1 - 20
Peter is a great example of how adventure involves mystery and danger to bring insight & growth into our lives. Even with all Peter experienced with Christ, he struggled to understand the depth of just what the supremacy of love meant to Jesus.
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Acts 10:11-15, Acts 10:28, Acts 10:34, Acts 10:47, Acts 15:8-11
Topic: Process of Spiritual Growth
In the last generation, the rise of existentialism says that there are fixed, closed natural laws, that make the world understandable and scientifically manageable, and these laws do not allow the truth of the claim that someone has risen from the dead to live forever. That was a commonly held assumption: The modern world with its scientific understanding of natural laws does...
Speaker: John Piper
Scripture: John 20, Luke 24, Matthew 28, Acts 10:40-41, Mark 16
Topic: Generational Characteristics