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  Date: Sunday, September 24, 2017       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 42 mins 40 secs    
  Description: Through an unusual set of circumstances, a successful businesswoman was converted. She quickly became an important link in the chain for other people to hear about Jesus, the Savior, and have the chance to be converted, too.
  Date: Sunday, September 17, 2017       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 47 mins 1 sec    
  Description: This conversion story is special. First, it tells of the conversion of a very young man, not someone older like the Roman proconsul or the Roman centurion whose conversions we've already encountered. Second, it seems the primary people behind this young man's conversion are not relative strangers, as Peter, Philip, and Paul were to those whose conversions we've already studied, but people in his own home. Third, we discover in this story the important role of the Scriptures in preparing people to come to conversion. Follow along as we learn about the conversion of young Timothy.
  Date: Sunday, September 03, 2017       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 46 mins 48 secs    
Passage: Acts 13:1-12    
  Description: Out on the far end of the island of Cyprus was a Roman proconsul with an intelligent and open mind and whose status and accomplishments could not touch the spiritual void in his life. He is the next great conversion story in the Book of Acts and how he got converted and what happened along the way is part of one the great turning points in Christian history.
  Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 44 mins 55 secs    
Passage: Acts 10:1-11:18    
  Description: The conversion of a Roman soldier is surprising in a number of ways. First, he is a god-fearing, devout, and good man, just the kind many people feel should not need conversion. Second, he is a soldier whose allegiance belonged to Rome and Caesar, not to someone named Jesus who claimed to be a king. Third, he was a Gentile, someone considered to be outside the range of God's saving grace, at least by some. How he was converted, and what God did to bring about his conversion is a surprising story in itself.
  Date: Sunday, August 20, 2017       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 49 mins 35 secs    
Passage: Acts 8:25-40    
  Description: While Philip was still involved in the great conversion story of the Samaritans, God called him on what must have seemed like a strange mission. Philip never questioned God, but obeyed, and soon was instrumental in bringing a seeker from Ethiopia to conversion. God's seemingly strange command is just one of several divinely orchestrated events that let to this spiritually hungry man's conversion.
  Date: Sunday, August 13, 2017       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 42 mins 13 secs    
Passage: Acts 8:1-24    
  Description: So unexpected was the conversion of the Samaritans that the apostles sent Peter and John to Samaria to check out the report. We'll discover how this great conversion story happened, an unexpected development along the way, and the troubling possibility that accompanied it.
  Date: Sunday, August 06, 2017       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 35 mins 49 secs    
Passage: Acts 1:1-2:47    
  Description: In this series we will learn that people become Christians by conversion, not by virtue of birth, or gradual process, but in a moment orchestrated by the Holy Spirit where they pass from spiritual death to spiritual life. This message focuses on one of the greatest conversion stories in the New Testament, the conversion of 3,000 Jewish people in one day. We'll see what led up to this amazing experience, how it occurred, and the evidence here for the necessity of conversion.
  Date: Sunday, June 25, 2017       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 32 mins 1 sec    
  Description: Paul concludes his letter to the Corinthians reminding them that he hopes not to have to use his apostolic authority to correct the remaining problems in the church when he comes. He then asks the Corinthians to test themselves and examine themselves to see if they really are true believers. We'll see why he felt he had to challenge them on this, and learn how a person can know if he or she is a true born-again believer in Christ today.
  Date: Sunday, June 11, 2017       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 36 mins 35 secs    
  Description: Paul turns the tables on the false teachers in Corinth by boasting in weakness rather than strength. In doing so he shows that God is strong in us only when we are weak, so that being weak is better than being strong since it lets God's power be seen in us and our ministry. We can therefore be glad for weakness and troubles since when we are weak in ourselves, then we are truly strong.
  Date: Sunday, May 28, 2017       Teacher: Mark Smith     Duration: 36 mins 40 secs    
  Description: Paul engages in some tit-for-tat with the false teachers in Corinth, using the foolish ways they used to promote themselves. By doing so he demonstrated that he deserved the same respect and honor these men had received from the Corinthians if their earthly criteria were the true measure of value in ministry. We can be grateful that Paul engaged in this little bit of foolishness, for in doing so he reveals the high cost he paid to exercise genuine ministry. There are significant lessons for all Christians today, but especially for leaders, in Paul's example.

 



26Jun
Vacation Bible School Wednesday, June 26 @ 6:30 PM
27Jun
Vacation Bible School Thursday, June 27 @ 6:30 PM
28Jun
Vacation Bible School Friday, June 28 @ 6:30 PM
03Jul
No Mid-week Activities Wednesday, July 3 - All Day
09Jul
Deacons' Meeting Tuesday, July 9 @ 7:00 PM
 
 
 

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