Acts 1:1-8 (NIV) 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen.3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive.… Continue reading Oct 28, 2018 – Simply Church: Jerusalem, Samaria, and the Ends of the Earth
Romans 13:8-14 (NIV) 8 Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law. 9 The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not covet,” and whatever other command there may be, are summed up in this one command:… Continue reading Oct 14, 2018 – Simply Church: Only Holy Love
This week we start a new sermon series called, Simply Church: God’s Original Plan for Our Life Together. Have you ever noticed how we, humans, make things more complicated than they have to be? Methodists can do that about as well as everyone. We have to have a “method.” That started out with John Wesley… Continue reading Oct 7, 2018 – Simply Church: Train
Have you ever noticed in the headings for the different sections of the Bible? I’m going to ask you to pick up your Bible, and open it to a random place. You’ll notice in the Pew Bibles section heading is italics. This doesn’t happen so often in the Psalms or Proverbs, but everywhere else are… Continue reading Sept 30, 2018 – Who Is Greatest?