The Bible in 50 Minutes | Mike Fuller

The Bible is a complex (and quite long!) book made up of many different parts from a great breadth of history. Mike Fuller takes us through the story of the entire Bible in just fifty minutes (with a bit of leeway either side) to give us the bigger picture of God’s plan within it.

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The Unstoppable Gospel | James Stevenson

In the second half of Acts 5, we begin to see the power of the gospel working beyond the obedience of the church. This is the unstoppable force of the gospel, to which there were and still are a variety of reactions. What’s your reaction to the gospel? What would you like it to be?

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James Stevenson
A Miracle, a Model and a Multitude | Fiona Dorman

Setting up opposition is well-worn track to telling a classic good vs. evil story. This passage depicts two completely opposite behaviours, the model behaviour of Barnabas and the united sharing community of the early church vs. the deceptive and selfish behaviour of Ananias and Sapphira.

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Fiona Dorman
Be Bold | Charles Auld

Why do Jesus’ followers start their prayer with, “Sovereign Lord…”? They were rooted in the certainty of God’s plan for their lives and His sovereignty over all things. This knowledge gave them great boldness, can you be bold?

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Charles Auld
Who Are You? | Adam Smith (The Seven)

If you were asked, “Who are you?” What would your answer be? Would you choose to tell them your name, your job, your hometown? When the Jewish religious leaders asked the Apostle Peter who he was he had a very different answer, could it be yours too?

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Adam Smith
How To Agitate Culture | Wayne Massey

“Societies become secular not when they dispense with religion altogether, but when they are no longer especially agitated by it.” The early church found themselves amongst people who were agitated by them. “By what power and in whose name do you do these things?” They were asked. How can we be like them, how can we speak into, shape and agitate our culture.

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Wayne Massey
Don’t Miss Out On Jesus | Wayne Massey

Don’t miss out on all Jesus could do in and through you. Every generation of the church finds itself in a broken and fragile world. And every generation of the church finds itself trying to work out how best to respond to that brokenness. Is it possible in our response we may miss out on the very fullness of Good and all He is doing? Acts 3 teaches us what to do in order not to be those who miss out.

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Wayne Massey
God’s Plan Unfolds | Charles Auld (The Seven)

In Acts 2, the Apostle Peter gives the first public talk in the early church. As he explains the Holy Spirit’s coming at Pentecost, Peter turns to the Old Testament and to the writings of the Prophet Joel.  How can we be part of God’s unfolding plan from the Old Testament to today and into the future?

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Charles Auld
Eating With Great Love | Ron Jackson

One key way the early church had fellowship with one another was through sharing meals – breaking bread – together. They learnt that the Christian life isn’t just about what God wants to do for us, but what he wants to do through us for the blessing of people. How can we eat with great love like the first Christians?

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Ron Jackson
The New Life | James Stevenson

The central claim of Peter’s sermon at Pentecost is that the new life that came to the dead body of Jesus of Nazareth at the point of his resurrection from the dead to eternal life has now been breathed into those who confess that Jesus is Lord. This claim is the claim of the church through the ages and is an invitation for everyone to consider: do you believe that Jesus was resurrected from the dead.

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James Stevenson
Everyday Pentecost | Wayne Massey

In the history of the Church, people being amazed and perplexed is normal, because things happen and people change in a way that others can't quite work out. What causes that change and what does it mean for all of us?

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Wayne Massey
Love, Power & Hope | Wayne Massey

There are moments in life when you think, "I don't know what's next!"  The book of Acts is one big exciting 'What next?', as we explore the first 11 verses of Acts, we take a look at the 3 things we must take into the 'What next?' of life.

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Wayne Massey