Tag Archives: Acts

A Spirited Occasion, Acts 2:1-21

Pentecost Sunday is a big day for the church. For one, it’s the last Big Day for the rest of the year until Advent happens, and that’s the beginning of the New Christian Year. So really, this is the last … Continue reading

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Movin’ on up, Acts 1:1-11

This passage from Acts inspires a great many ideas images in me, but for some reason, the first one that came to mind was the song for which this sermon was named. Intrepid hearers may recognize it: it’s the theme … Continue reading

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Think Again, Acts 10:44-48

Sometimes, when the Spirit gets moving, it begins to feel like you’re on a runaway train, hurtling down an invisible track, never knowing exactly where you will end up. So much of ministry, and life in general, feels like this. … Continue reading

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Roadside Bible Studies, Acts 8:26-40

Let me paint a picture for you. You are on a business trip, flying from Texas to the East Coast. You are seated next to a 30-something-year-old black woman near the front of the airplane. Her hair is a shock … Continue reading

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Whose Power is it Anyway? Acts 4:1-12

I don’t know if you know this, but I like to read a lot, and I like to read a lot about the bible. I like reading about faith, about new and different theories in interpreting scripture. However, one of … Continue reading

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Of One Heart and Soul, Acts 4:32-35

There is little in the world as rare or as fragile as having more than one person being completely clear and in agreement with one another. If that ever happens, I will guarantee you that it doesn’t last long. It’s … Continue reading

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