Acts and the New Normal

Acts and the New Normal

The early chapters of the book of the Acts of the Apostles are full of rapid and dramatic change. With the amazing news of Jesus’s resurrection still fresh, the first Christians also learned how to live their daily lives in a new way and create new communities of faith. Jesus still wants His people to be responsive to His leading so let’s learn from the brilliant examples we have in Acts.

June 14, 2020 | Dan Hudson

This is the first message in a brand new series called Acts and the New Normal. It’s all about how we can learn from the approach the early Christians took in the face of massive challenge and change in their everyday lives and how God used those challenges and changes to further his purposes and see the world come to know Jesus.

We often discover what kind of people we are when faced with solitude and spare time. Most of us find we’re not primarily “constant in prayer people”. But we’re all on a journey in prayer. We have places to go in this important area, and the story of the early church in Acts encourages and helps us on our way.

Everyday Prayer - Small Group Notes

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June 21, 2020 | Matthew Clifton-Brown

What does it mean to be baptised in the Holy Spirit, and how does the picture of cruise control on a car help us understand it better? Here Matt preaches on the topic of Everyday Power from Acts 2.

June 28, 2020 | Matthew Clifton-Brown

In this message Matt looks at the story of Philip from Acts 8, who preached the gospel and did amazing signs and wonders amongst people in a culture that hadn’t heard the gospel before. How was Philip equipped to do that?

Everyday Equipping - Small Group Notes

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July 5, 2020 | Luke Davydaitis

God is generous and He wants His people to be like Him: Acts 4:32-37 summarises the early church’s response. As we look to be generous every day, Luke gives us 14 biblical motivations.

Everyday Generosity - Small Group Notes

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