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Jul 2019
Paul's Second Missionary Journey

After visiting a number of churches during his first missionary journey, Paul decided pay them a second visit to see how things were going. Things were going really well until Paul did something that impacted the profits of a local business and ended up in prison. Pastor Joe talks about some powerful and unusual weapons that Paul found useful in overcoming his plight....

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By God's Grace
July 14, 2019

By God’s Grace

The Church was about 20 years old and some Jewish Christians began teaching that everyone needed to follow certain Jewish customs and keep the law of Moses to be accepted by God. Pastor Joe discusses...


The First Missionary Journey
July 07, 2019

The First Missionary Journey

Pastor Joe describes when leaders began to emerge in the Church and how Saul—eventually named Paul—and Barnabas were confirmed, commissioned, and sent on a 2-year-long journey. We see Paul’s first recorded sermon in which he...


A Miraculous Escape
June 30, 2019

A Miraculous Escape

In Acts 12, Peter finds himself in jail yet again for his faith in Christ. It seems like the end of the road for him, but in the middle of the night an angel bust...


Jesus is for Everyone
June 23, 2019

Jesus is for Everyone

What is the definition of “Everyone”? Seems like a simple question. However, for the believers in Acts 10, it wasn’t so simple. Watch as we unpack one of the most amazing and church-changing moments in...


From Persecutor to Preacher
June 16, 2019

From Persecutor to Preacher

Pastor Joe talks about a person who was on his way to imprison Christians when he had an unexpected encounter with Jesus. That encounter would change the trajectory of his life and the course of...


A Church on the Move
June 09, 2019

A Church on the Move

Although various leaders sought to destroy the early Church, their persecution actually fueled its growth. Another factor was the impact of the Holy Spirit, which led a man named Phillip to have a rather incredible...


The First Martyr
June 02, 2019

The First Martyr

The Church will never be the same after the events of Acts 6 & 7. The first Christian will be put to death for his faith in Jesus, and that murder will spark an intense...


Lying to the Holy Spirit
May 19, 2019

Lying to the Holy Spirit

The early Church was gaining momentum and off to an amazing start. There was opposition from the outside, but Pastor Joe unpacks an attack from inside the Church and how God addressed it.


First Resistance
May 12, 2019

First Resistance

The church began with gusto! 3,000 converts on day one; being led by the Apostles in the great adventure of following Christ. However, in Acts 3 & 4, this courageous group of Christians will meet...