A Biblical Model for Vital Churches

Acts 11:19-30; 13:1-3; 15:1-3, 30-4 1.   Vital churches are empowered by the Holy Spirit.               The church at Antioch was empowered by the Holy Spirit.             1. 11:24 Their leader was full of the Holy Spirit.                         “(Barnabas) was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and of faith…”             2. 11:28 A visiting preacher prophesied by the Holy Spirit.                         […]

Resolving Moral Conflict

John 8:1-11 Topic: Conflict Resolution On a cool morning in Jerusalem, Jesus taught a group of followers in the courtyard of the magnificent Temple. The solitude of the Lord’s classroom was abruptly broken, however, when a group of angry Pharisees and scribes made their way to the center of the assembly. Dragging behind them was a barely-covered woman […]