November 10, 2013
The early church experienced fellowship, unity, great teaching, wonders and miracles, powerful prayer meetings, communion, Spirit-filled leadership and a pattern of people coming to Christ on a daily basis. The church even enjoyed the favor and support of the people of Jerusalem. What a time it must have been! But there soon came a time […]
November 3, 2013
Mr. Bill Dodge, of the Keystone Rescue Mission Alliance, shared what God is doing through the ministry of the Scranton Rescue Mission as well as the Wyoming Valley Rescue Mission.
October 27, 2013
When is the last time that you experienced the power of God in your life? I don’t mean a miracle, although that would certainly count, but a specific example of God at work in or through you. Stop for a minute and think – are you having a hard time coming up with something? Why […]
October 20, 2013
Warren Wiersbe said, “The Christians you meet in the Book of Acts were not content to meet once a week for ‘services as usual.’ They met daily, cared daily, won souls daily, searched the Scriptures daily, and increased in number daily. Their Christian faith was a day-to-day reality, not a once-a-week routine.” Why was that? […]
October 13, 2013
Continuing in Acts 2, we look at Peter’s sermon on the Day of Pentecost.
October 6, 2013
Birthdays are a time to celebrate, at least until you hit 60, or is it 50, or . . . well at some point in life they’re fun. It’s an occasion to gather family and friends, eat your favorite meal, take pictures, sing the birthday song, and enjoy ice cream and cake with candles. Oh, […]
September 29, 2013
A tongue-twister is a phrase that is designed to be difficult to articulate properly. Theophilus Thistle, the thistle sifter, while sifting a sieve full of unsifted thistles, thrust three thousand thistles through the thick of his thumb. God never designed the mission of the church to be difficult to articulate properly.
September 22, 2013
Have you ever found yourself at the mall looking at the big display map that shows the location of all the stores and notice the red star that indicates, “You are here”? And as you’re staring at the map, you ask yourself, “How do they know I am here?” Well, maybe not. But have you […]
September 15, 2013
Have you ever heard the phrase “you can’t see the forest for the trees”? That typically means that you’ve lost sight of the big picture by getting stuck in the details. Sometimes without realizing it, that’s what can happen when we read the Bible. We read those great stories of Abraham and Isaac, Moses and […]
September 8, 2013
We will be wrapping up our summer series on overcoming the sins we so easily accept. Our hearts have been challenged about those areas of our lives in which we need to claim victory. It may be that there are a number of things that we need to stop doing in order to claim victory. However, this […]