What is it to be steadfast? When I think of the word, a ships crew on the high seas in an ancient sailboat confronted by a raging storm comes to mind. It is grim determination that nothing will stop you from achieving the task at hand or making it through what will come. In the … Continue reading Acts: Principles of Growth “Steadfast” (2)
Today we will be discussing boldness and see how it relates to Church growth. We will also discuss the proper use of boldness in its context. The Greek word that “boldness” is translated from is par-rhay-see-ya and also means “confidence”. We need to speak confidently, not arrogantly, when we teach Scriptures and the Gospel to … Continue reading Acts: Principles of Church Growth Boldness (1)
Marching Orders: Acts 1:4-11 The book of Acts was written by Luke who was a gentile. While he did not personally see everything that he wrote about, he was an eyewitness for many of the events in this book. Luke was a physician and historian; we can see this reflected in his writing style and … Continue reading Acts: Principles of Church Growth.