The theme of this series is that believers who accept the uncomfortable and even awkward aspects of Christianity in the context of the local church — believing difficult truths, embracing sacrifice, pursuing holiness, and loving the people around them, are the ones who will see the church grow most significantly and the gospel advance most powerfully. The Christian faith challenges us and stretches us out of our comfort zones.
Please note that due to technical glitches with our sound desk, the recording of session 1 is unavailable. Our sincere apologies
Some have suggested the book of The Acts of the Apostles should really be called “The Acts of the Holy Spirit” for it is all about the church being founded, being led and directed by the Holy Spirit. This series will explore how the Spirit continues Jesus' mission through empowering, sending and using his church to establish his Kingdom throughout the world, starting in Jerusalem.
Please note that due to technical glitches we are unable to provide the recordings of Part 6 & 7
Life Verse 2019
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Wally and Shirley Gerstmeier have 30 years of ministry experience and they're passionate about raising leaders and equipping the church to spread the Good News. They spent 3 weeks at Godfirst Church. Wally preached on being salty saints, and also conducted an equipping course on evangelism whilst Shirley ran a course on identity in Christ.
Do you find it challenging to live out your faith in the wake of suffering, pain, or trials? The book of James holds our hand and walks us through the practice of living the Christian faith. This is a practical book exhorting us to maturity and holiness. James deals with every area of our Christian life: who we are, what we do, what we say, what we feel, and what we have. A faith-filled life requires us to address each of these areas, and James gives us needed advice to experience the fullness of an active Christian life.
The Book of Revelation, the last book of the Bible, has fascinated and puzzled Christians for centuries. With its vivid imagery of disaster and suffering many have seen it as a map to the end of the world. In this series we explore the real reason this book was included in the New Testament