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Day 9, Acts 9

“When he came to Jerusalem, he tried to join the disciples, but they were all afraid of him, not believing that he really was a disciple. But Barnabas took him and brought him to the apostles” (Acts 9:26–27). This is a pivotal chapter in the life of the church. Here we see Saul the Jewish […]Read more »

Day 8, Acts 8

There is so much in this chapter that I could write on it for a week. But my favorite “turning of the tables” is found in this passage that I just can’t wait to share it. Do you remember Acts 1:8? Jesus is talking to the eleven remaining Apostles and says, “YOU will be my […]Read more »

Day 7, Acts 7

Okay, I admit it. Acts 7 is my LEAST favorite chapter of the whole book. Almost the whole thing is a recital of Stephen’s first – and last – sermon. It’s not even an exciting sermon. Instead, he starts with Moses and the exodus and paints a sketchy history of Israel through the reign of […]Read more »

Day 6, Acts 6

Acts 6:3 “… Choose seven from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom.” This is one of my very favorite Early Church Leadership passages. It is the embodiment of Ephesians 4:11–13 “So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people […]Read more »

Day 5, Acts 5

The top reason unchurched people say they want nothing to do with the church is because “The church is full of hypocrites!” That’s not one of the top reasons, the is the top reason. That’s one of the main reasons I’ve always been so committed to leaders who are committed to their own personal ongoing […]Read more »
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