Church in Action


Current Sermon Series: God of the Harvest

Developing a Personal Strategy of Disciple-Making (Acts 16:16-40)

Summary: This study of Paul’s big day in Philippi helps us think about developing a personal strategy as a vital member of a Church in Action; that includes thinking through how we live out the Great Commision in our own daily context. Application Questions: 1.  God used Lydia’s resources and gift of hospitality to provide…

An Adaptive Church (Acts 16:6-15)

Summary: Life is constant flux, and we all must react to change – how do we do so as disciples of Jesus?  Further, what does an adaptive church look like? Reflection Questions: 1. When was the last time you walked through major change in your life?  How did you respond?  Which image do you most…

A Church in Action has Something to Offer (Acts 14:8-20)

Summary: The gospel of Jesus makes a splash in lives and the ripple effects continue to affect us for a lifetime. The church has good news that is speaks to physical and spiritual needs. Reflection Questions: 1. As you reflect on your own faith, what person/people made the biggest splash in your life? 2. Were…

A Church thriving amid Hostility (Acts 14:1-7)

Summary:  The message of grace comes to Iconium with both grace and power, challenging human tradition and creating a divide in the city.  And yet, the church thrives.  What type of culture enables a church to thrive in hostile settings? Reflection Questions: 1. Does the gospel of Jesus still push against your status quo? 2….

A Faithful Church (Acts 14:26-15:4, 15:30-35)

Summary:  In the Antioch church we see a church on the move, directed by the Spirit as a new people united in mission.  What happens after the initial burst of gospel-fire?  The steady flame of a faithful church. Reflection Questions: 1. Do you find yourself assuming God is only at work in the exuberant bursts…

Why Not Us? (Acts 12:25 – 13:12)

Summary:  In the Antioch church we see a church on the move, directed by the Spirit as a new people united in mission.  The same Spirit directs us today.  Could God not also use us? Reflection Questions: 1.  Do you have a sense of call that is lying dormant?  What passions and talents do you…


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