God chose you to be a deliverer

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 16 GOD CHOSE YOU TO BE A DELIVERER About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them, and suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken.  And immediately all the doors were opened, and everyone’s bonds were […]

The First Thing

When people think of you, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? “Paul came also to Derbe and Lystra.  A disciple was there, named Timothy.” -Acts 16:1 In literature, the “principle of first mention” is that whatever is said of a character, place or action when it first appears is a guide and foundation for […]

Training vs. Transformation

Do we REALLY need more training to reach people for Christ? “So the churches were strengthened in the faith, and they increased in numbers daily.” -Acts 16:5 In church growth discussions, one of the first things that comes up is, “people just need more training in how to reach out.” Is that REALLY the primary […]