The Spirit of God Lives & Moves In Us

A study of Acts

Connect, Engage, Ignite

August 22, 2021 • Andrew Lough • Acts 1:1–11

When we connect with God's Spirit, and engage in our world, our faith and passion ignite! As we kick off the new ministry year, we begin with a study of the book of Acts.

The Spirit of God

August 29, 2021 • Brian Hajicek • Acts 2

The Holy Spirits arrival at pentecost is no accident. As the Spirit shows up, the Church is born and ancient expectations are fulfilled.

The Spirit of Community

September 5, 2021 • Brian Hajicek • Acts 2:42–47

As the followers of Jesus become a community, the Holy Spirit call them together and holds them together.

The Spirit Moves Outward

September 12, 2021 • Andrew Lough • Acts 2:39

On Pentecost, the followers of Jesus experience a massive watershed moment - but it is not just for them.

The Spirit of Boldness

September 19, 2021 • Andrew Lough • Acts 4:29–30, Acts 4:17–22

The Spirit In Control

September 26, 2021 • Andrew Lough • Acts 4:32–37, Acts 5, Acts 6, Acts 7

The Holy Spirit moves in powerful ways through the community of faith. In these chapters, Luke provides us with contrasting events of the Spirit's control verses our control.

The Spirit Gives in Unexpected Ways

October 3, 2021 • Andrew Lough • Acts 8:1–3, Acts 9:1–31

The Spirit Seeks the One

October 10, 2021 • Brian Hajicek • Acts 10, Acts 10:48, Luke 15:1–7, Matthew 18:12–14

In Acts, the Holy Spirit led events to open the doors of The Kingdom to the unexpected. This sets the stage for the Church following the values of Jesus to go after the one.

The Spirit Opens Doors

October 17, 2021 • Andrew Lough • Acts 15:4–11

As Paul and Barnabas set out on a journey to spread the Gospel, they face hardship and opposition. However, the Gospel will not be stoped and is spread among the Gentiles.

The Spirit Takes a Turn

October 24, 2021 • Andrew Lough • Acts 15:36–41, Acts 16:6–10, Acts 16:36

On the second journey of Paul, few things go to plan. We learn many valuable lessons from their bumpy road. Through the turmoil, the Holy Spirit guides Paul and Silas and the Gospel is spread to new territory.

The Spirit Works With What We Have

October 31, 2021 • Andrew Lough • Acts 17:16–34, Matthew 5:17, 1 Corinthians 9:19–23

While traveling through modern-day Greece, Paul finds himself in Athens - a community that presents a different set of circumstances and challenges. With the Spirit's guidance, Paul adapts and uses what the community has in order to make the Gospel of Jesus real in that new context.

The Spirit Moves Bravely

November 7, 2021 • Andrew Lough • Acts 20:22–24, Acts 21:10–14

In the final stretch of Acts, we are led to wonder how it will all end? Faced with what is ahead, Paul does we we have come to expect - move bravely led by the Holy Spirit.

The Spirit in the Storm

November 14, 2021 • Brian Hajicek • Acts 27, Acts 28:1–10

On his way to stand trial at Rome, Paul and his traveling companions experience a violent storm and ship wreck. We learn from their actions how we can follow the Spirit during the storms in our lives.

Where One Road Ends, Another Begins

November 21, 2021 • Andrew Lough • Acts 28:25–31

As our series in Acts comes to a close, we get the sense that the story isn't quite over.