Stories From Acts

Sermon Series

Searching for the Supernatural

August 7, 2022 • Jonathan Pokluda • Acts 17:16–29

Do you have any superstitious beliefs? Do you do or not do certain things based on a belief in good or bad luck? As we finish our series, Stories From Acts, JP teaches through Acts 17:16-33, teaching about what the Scriptures have to say about the supernatural and how it impacts our day to day lives. 1) Our God gives eternal life 2) Our God can be known 3) Our God made us, we cannot make Him

Saul's Salvation

July 31, 2022 • Nate Hilgenkamp • Acts 9:1–22

One of the most amazing moments in the book of Acts is during Saul’s journey on the road to Damascus. Although Saul was a murderer and filled with rage against the Church, Jesus would step in and use Saul to build the Church. While Saul’s conversation is dramatic, it shouldn’t be surprising because if God saved us He can save anyone. 1) God opposes the proud 2) God calls his followers to be faithful in the midst of fear 3) God takes our mess and makes it our message

Bold and Courageous Faithfulness

July 24, 2022 • Drew Greenway • Acts 6—7

Have you ever wondered if you would have the courage to literally die for your faith? In this sermon on Stephen the Martyr from the Stories in Acts series, we find out what it takes to have a bold and courageous faith — a faith that is built on little steps of obedience along the way that lead to a big step of obedience in the end. 1) Faithfulness enables followers of Christ to step in 2) Faithfulness empowers followers of Christ to step up 3) Faithfulness emboldens followers of Christ to step out

Perception Management and The Pause

Jonathan Pokluda • Acts 5

Have you ever been in a situation where you managed information or your actions in order to get people to perceive you a certain way? Are there people in your life who’s opinions matter more to you than others? As we continue our series, Stories from Acts, JP teaches through Acts 5 the story of Ananias and Sapphira, and what we can learn from their sudden and seemingly extreme death. 1) Surrender marks a true believer 2) Imposters scheme in selfishness 3) Perception management is a serious sin

A Miracle and a Message

July 10, 2022 • Jonathan Pokluda • Acts 3:1–10

Do you have any friends who are always calling you about new things that will improve or change your life? They always seem to have an answer or excitement for different things? As we continue our series, Stories from Acts, JP teaches through Acts 3:1-10, teaching us about the most influential and life changing thing you can ever experience. 1) Opportunities open out of ordinary obedience 2) The gospel gives generously 3) Miracles make way for the message

The First Church

July 3, 2022 • Dale Wallace • Acts 2:42–47

The first is always the standard. Think about all the restaurants where the first is the best then they become chains and it isn’t the same. In the same way, we must understand the first church and how we too ought to emulate the original church. 1) Daily devoted 2) Sacrificially generous 3) Joyfully evangelistic

The Coming of the Holy Spirit

June 26, 2022 • Nate Hilgenkamp • Acts 2:6–37

As we begin our sermon series on the book of Acts, we start at the birth of the Church. On the day of Pentecost the Holy Spirit came into the disciples and kickstarted the growth of the Church. In this message, we see what the Holy Spirit actually does when He comes into the life of a believer. 1) The Holy Spirit gives clarity so that people might know God 2) The Holy Spirit gives courage so that people might know God 3) The Holy Spirit gives conviction so that people might know God