The Book of Acts

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How Do Christians Handle Conflict?

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
31 May 2020
53:13

Acts 15:35-16;15

At some point, we’re all going to disagree with someone, then what?

What Do Christians Have to Do?

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
24 May 2020
43:52

Acts 15:1-35

he Bible has a lot of rules in it, how many of them do I have to follow?

The Many Tribulations of Life

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
17 May 2020
47:42

Acts 14

Serving the Lord involves both joy and suffering because the Kingdom of God is opposed as it expands in the world, and in us.

Reacting to the Gospel

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
10 May 2020
40:30

Acts 13:13-52

Paul shares the Gospel, the good news that God has been at work launching a rescue mission for us and while some receive the news with joy, others resist.

The Power of the Gospel

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
03 May 2020
4748

Acts 13:5-12

Paul and Barnabas face spiritual opposition in bringing the good news to Cypress, but they triumph through the power of the Holy Spirit and lead the local ruler, who was “astonished at the teaching” to Christ.

How Can i Know My Calling?

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
26 Apr 2020
50:06

Acts 12:12-13:4

Saul and Barnabas sensed a calling from God that was confirmed by the church and empowered by the Spirit.

Why do Christians Suffer?

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
19 Apr 2020
56:08

Acts 12:1-24

Christians suffer from spiritual attacks, personal choices, our fallen world, and the sinful choices of others, but Scripture teaches us to work hard, trust God, and rest well.

Establishing the Church

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
05 Apr 2020
56:19

Acts 11:19-30

The church expands on the heels of a crisis displaying four essential elements: worship, relationship, discipleship, and stewardship, the very same things we need today.

Gods Seal of Approval

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
29 Mar 2020
52:38

Acts 10:44-11:18

God is expanding His kingdom, who are we resist?

God Isn’t Prejudiced

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
15 Mar 2020
45:04

Acts 10:1-43

God saves people of all ages and stages of life, people of all ranks and roles, they all need the gospel.

Persecution, Pain, and the Presence of God

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
08 Mar 2020
50:35

Acts 9:23-43

What happens when a man riding high on power and ambition runs into Christ?

A Collision With Christ

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
01 Mar 2020
60:01

Acts 9:1-22

What happens when a man riding high on power and ambition runs into Christ?

The Kingdom Expands

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
23 Feb 2020
57:52

Acts 8:9-40

The Kingdom Expands as the Gospel calls outsiders in with joy.

Relentlessly Resisting God

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
16 Feb 2020
47:00

Acts 7:1-8

God has a long history of doing amazing things with unexpected people and being resisted along the way, but the Kingdom always advances

The Man God Uses

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
09 Feb 2020
46:29

Acts 6:1-15

As the church grows it needs additional leaders with specific qualifications and conduct who can thrive in the face of resistance.

Church Leaders Pt 2

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
02 Feb 2020
64:43

Acts 6:1-7

Needs occur in any healthy, growing church but the gifts to meet them are often there too, after all, they come from Jesus.

Church Leaders Pt 1

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
26 Jan 2020
50:53

Acts 6:1-7

Discrimination can tear a group apart, but so can disorganization, wise leaders involve diverse co-workers because they know they cannot accomplish the mission alone.

Quenching the Spirit 2

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
19 Jan 2020
39:10

Acts 5:17-42

The cycle of internal division and external opposition continues in the church as Peter and others remain loyal to God and His calling.

Quenching the Spirit 1

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
12 Jan 2020
45:04

Acts 5:1-16

Having passed the test of external opposition, the early church now faces an insider threat as God exposes a couple’s hypocrisy and brings judgment.

Trusting God for Strength

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
05 Jan 2020
53:42

Acts 4:23-37

After facing a crisis, the disciples share their situation with others, pray to God, and then receive exactly what they requested and get back to work.

What Can God Do Through You?

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
29 Dec 2019
48:54

Acts 4:1-22

God does extraordinary things through unlikely people, but you must choose to submit or resist.

Why Did Jesus Come?

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
15 Dec 2019
55:08

Acts 3:11-26

Peter seizes the opportunity to speak to a crowd gathering in response to a miracle; he explains that faith in Jesus’ name enabled the miracle, explains who Jesus is, and calls the crowd to respond to this news by turning from their sin and embracing the salvation found in Christ.

Facing Expectations

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
08 Dec 2019
47:32

Acts 3:1-10

How do you respond when God disrupts what you expected would be another average day?

How To Choose a Church: Perseverance

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
24 Nov 2019
43:42

Acts 2:42-47

The early church was marked by seven key characteristics we should look for in a good church today.

How To Choose a Church: Service

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
17 Nov 2019
47:41

Acts 2:42-47

The early church was marked by seven key characteristics we should look for in a good church today.

How To Choose a Church: Unity

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
10 Nov 2019
50:34

Acts 2:42-47

The early church was marked by seven key characteristics we should look for in a good church today.

How To Choose a Church: Power

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
03 Nov 2019
50:07

Acts 2:42-47

The early church was marked by seven key characteristics we should look for in a good church today.

How To Choose a Church: Praise

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
27 Oct 2019
49:34

Acts 2:42-47

The early church was marked by seven key characteristics we should look for in a good church today.

How To Choose a Church: Look at Doctrine

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
20 Oct 2019
49:23

Acts 2:42-47

The early church was marked by seven key characteristics we should look for in a good church today.

How To Choose a Church: Look for Prayer

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
13 Oct 2019
52:52

Acts 2:42-47

The early church was marked by seven key characteristics we should look for in a good church today.

Peter Explains Pentecost

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
06 Oct 2019
55:48

Acts 2:14-41

Peter explains Pentecost as God doing what He had promised through the prophets and calls people to be saved, baptized, and filled with the Holy Spirit in response.

What is Speaking in Tongues?

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
22 Sep 2019
44:01

Acts 2:1-13

At Pentecost God poured out supernatural strength on the disciples, what difference does that make for us today?

When Pastors Fall

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
15 Sep 2019
54:01

Acts 1:12-26

When people in ministry fall the church must grieve but move forward.

God’s Plan Is: People with Power

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
08 Sep 2019
41:44

Acts 1:4-11

God’s plan to reach the world involves using people filled with His power.

The Power of the Resurrection

Pastor Jeff Schlenz
01 Sep 2019
47:40

Acts 1:1-3

Jesus disciples believed He was physically resurrected from the dead and this formed the basis for everything that happened in the early church.

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