Many today seek the latest method for spiritual renewal among the church, and church growth. There are countless new conferences, books, and blog articles annually. While I appreciate the hunger for growth, I fear we have over-complicated the matter.
A Profitable Endeavor
Acts 8: 5-8
Our text today deals with a time of great excitement for the early church, and yet there was great uncertainty as well. Stephen had been stoned for preaching the Gospel. Saul continued to persecute the church, scattering them throughout the world, but they