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Sermon Overview & Discussion Questions: "The Gospel Goes Next Door"
by Amanda Spiro on April 25th, 2023
Summary:Acts 18 moves the gospel’s stage from global advancement to next door neighbors. While Actsdetails critical events in the life and development of the early church, those developmentsinvolve many individual lives changed through Jesus. We see the effects of the gospel in theselives as it moves forward one person at a time; the gospel does this by producing threequalities: community, hospita...  Read More
Sermon Overview & Discussion Questions: "The Gospel Confronts the Gods"
by Phillip Morgun on April 16th, 2023
Sermon Overview:As we engage in our secular culture, Paul through the text in Acts 17, gives us insights for Gospel mission. First, we must view all things from a God-centered perspective which helps us find gospel conversation opportunities with our neighbors. Second, we must have a gospel worldview that will help us understand out of place allegiances. Knowing that God is the sovereign creator o...  Read More
Sermon Overview & Discussion Questions: "The Most Joyful Event"
by Phillip Morgun on April 13th, 2023
Sermon Overview:In this passage, the resurrected Jesus appears to His startled and skeptical disciples. He speaks peace to them and shows them His wounds. He opens their minds to perceive who He is. This Easter, we can rejoice because our Savior has opened our minds to see Him, too. We see Him as the all-sufficient Savior who has met our greatest need and conquered death.Discussion Questions:In v....  Read More
Sermon Overview & Discussion Questions: "Our Prowling Adversary"
by Phillip Morgun on April 2nd, 2023
Sermon Overview:First Peter 5:8-11 gives us a glimpse of the person behind the persecution of the church in Acts–Satan. Not only should we be aware of his evil efforts in our lives, but his strategies during the time of the early church are often the same today. In light of this, Peter tells us what we should do: be sober-minded, watchful, and resist him. Peter also reminds us that although the en...  Read More
Sermon Overview & Discussion Questions: "The Pulpit and the Pew"
by Phillip Morgun on March 21st, 2023
Sermon Overview:In Acts 17:1-5, Luke uses two cities to display the relationship between the pulpit and the pew that God uses to advance his mission. In Thessalonica, Luke highlights Paul’s teaching and interpreting of the Scriptures that was met with a Jewish mob and false accusations. Paul explained and reasoned with the Jews in Thessalonica, and many Gentiles believed. The Jews in Berea receive...  Read More
Sermon Overview & Discussion Questions: "No Turning Back"
by Phillip Morgun on March 1st, 2023
Sermon Overview:The new Gentile Christians in Antioch are troubled by men coming from Judea andteaching that Gentile Christians must follow the law of Moses in order to be fully accepted into the Christian faith. This leads to a debate in Jerusalem where Peter demonstrates that Gentile conversion is God’s work and choosing, and that cleansing was through faith and not the mosaic law for both Jew a...  Read More