Sermon Series
  • 1. Born To Belong

    Contributed on May 8, 2007
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    The best answer to lonliness is true Biblical community, like we see in Acts 1

    Born To Belong Experiencing Biblical Community: Acts 1 Intro: TV Guide recently came up with a list of what they consider the top 50 TV shows of all time; the top 5 were (source: http://www.tvguide.com/50th/features/020429a.asp): 5. The Sopranos – “A complex drama built around a thinking ...read more

  • 2. Breaking Bread And Building Bonds

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    The Holy Spirit comes in community, and creates community. This message leads into communion.

    Breaking Bread and Building Bonds: Experiencing Biblical Community Acts 2:1-4, 42-47 September 14, 2003 Intro: We want to spend a little more time around the communion table this morning than normal, partly because it feels like the right thing to do early in the fall as the rhythm of our ...read more

  • 3. The Safest Place On Earth

    Contributed on May 8, 2007
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    bearing one another’s burdens... the early church was united, generous, and powerful witnesses

    The Safest Place On Earth Experiencing Biblical Community: Acts 4:23-35 Intro: For the last several weeks I’ve been talking about our need for community – for a place to love as Jesus loved, and to be loved for who we are. I’ve shared that I’ve been feeling lonely, like there is no one ...read more

  • 4. The Cost Of The Forgery

    Contributed on May 8, 2007
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    Biblical community wasn’t always perfect...

    The Cost of the Forgery Acts 5:1-11 Intro: Our faith journey is a shared journey as well as an individual journey. This fall we have been on a shared journey of experiencing Biblical community – of building relationships where we can live out Jesus’ new command of John 13:34: “Love one ...read more

  • 5. An Unstoppable Force

    Contributed on May 8, 2007
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    God heals, puts us in conflict situations, and invites us to NOT fight against Him but rather join His unstoppable force.

    An Unstoppable Force: Experiencing Biblical Community Acts 5:12-42 Intro: Have you ever been in a situation where doing the right thing was going to get you in trouble? Where you had a choice, and it was clear which option was right, and it was also clear that if you did that thing, there ...read more

  • 6. God's Story

    Contributed on May 8, 2007
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    Stephen’s martyrdom as a Thanksgiving sermon

    God’s Story: Experiencing Biblical Community Acts 6:8-7:60 Intro: A 4 year old boy was asked to return thanks before Thanksgiving dinner. The family members bowed their heads in expectation. He began his prayer, thanking the Lord for all his friends, naming them one by one. Then he thanked ...read more

  • 7. Danger And Opportunity

    Contributed on May 8, 2007
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    Philip’s story: persecution to opportunities for evangelism to building bridges to baptism and the Holy Spirit.

    Danger and Opportunity: Experiencing Biblical Community Acts 8:1-25 Intro: Do any of you read Chinese? I wonder if you can read the characters on the screen behind me and translate them for us. (Chinese word for crisis; two distinct characters, put together these = “crisis”) What is ...read more

  • 8. Loving Seekers Deeply

    Contributed on May 8, 2007
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    We are ambassadors - never forget to which Kingdom we belong, but let us love the people of this world as much as Jesus loves them.

    Loving Seekers Deeply: Experiencing Biblical Community Acts 8:26-40 Intro: After the resurrection of Jesus, the believers experienced the incredible outpouring of the Holy Spirit. With the Holy Spirit came power, which was evident in miracles and in changed lives and in the incredible ...read more

  • 9. You Expect Me To Love Him Deeply?

    Contributed on May 8, 2007
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    retelling Ananias’ story, leading to see that all that really matters is loving God and loving others

    You Expect Me To Love HIM Deeply? Acts 9:1-19a The Story (pt 1): The man and his family were settling into their new city. Oh, it certainly wasn’t Jerusalem, but Damascus wasn’t all that bad, really. And after what had happened to Stephen when he shared what he believed about Jesus, he ...read more

  • 10. Coming Alongside

    Contributed on May 8, 2007
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    Can God really change people? Barnabus believed He could, even with Saul. Do we believe it too, enough to come alongside others?

    Coming Alongside: Experiencing Biblical Community Acts 9:19-30 Intro: Bob Torrence was by far the best athlete in our neighbourhood. Didn’t matter the sport – street hockey, football, whatever. Bob was the best – he even went on and played for the Calgary Stampeders for awhile – he was ...read more