May 2014

INTRODUCTION – A few weeks ago Joshua introduced us to our passage for today = Acts 13:1-3, and then gave us a broad overview of the topic of Jesus giving spiritual gifts to His church, and how each of us are to respond to those gracious, necessary and strategic gifts.

Today I want to specifically address the subject of prophets and prophetesses and the gift of the prophetic in the 21st century church Continue reading How Jesus the Head Leads His Church Forward!! – Acts 13:1-3

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May 7th, 2014
INTRODUCTION –
Bio on John the apostle – Father = Zebedee, mother = Salome, brother = James. John worked for his family fishing business (Matt. 4:21) until he began to follow Jesus full time.

How Peter & John are typically viewed by folk:
Usually think of Peter as having the most significant transformation; and the greatest need for transformation because of all his failures and stumblings. And sometimes we seem to think of John as kind of holy and pure from the beginning. But John’s need was also very significant, as was his transformation after Jesus rose from the dead. Continue reading The Gospel of John – Week One

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May 7th, 2014
INTRODUCTION –
Bio on John the apostle – Father = Zebedee, mother = Salome, brother = James. John worked for his family fishing business (Matt. 4:21) until he began to follow Jesus full time.

How Peter & John are typically viewed by folk:
John’s failures and stumblings:
Luke 9:51-56 “Sons of Thunder” Why?
Luke 9:46-48 – arguing about who is the greatest – – connection to next passage
Luke 9:49,50 – stopping the non team member
Matthew 20:20,21 – Their mother’s request & their response to His question Continue reading The Gospel of John – Week One

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