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Service Preview for July 18

Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for July 18 Reflection If you listen to the Gospel with your own ideas in your mind, half listening and half not, half arguing against it, you will remain paralyzed. You must give yourself utterly and absolutely to this. As long as you think you can do anything, you will […]

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Service Preview for July 11

Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for July 11 Reflection “The new converts didn’t merely add Christianity to their already busy lives, but devoted themselves to their Christian experience.” Conrad Gempf Call To Worship We confess the supremacy of God in Christ through both responsive reading and song. Our Spoken Call to Worship Adapted from the […]

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Service Preview for July 4

Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for July 4 Reflection “It is possible to have everyone fooled and yet know nothing of what the three thousand heard. If you know no emptiness, you will not know the fullness of Christ in your life. If you have never come to the end of yourself and become ‘poor […]

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Service Preview for June 27

Live Stream Service here Download: Readings and Songs Lyrics for June 27 Reflection Without the Holy Spirit, Christian discipleship would be inconceivable, even impossible. There can be no life without the life-giver, no understanding without the Spirit of truth, no fellowship without the unity of the Spirit, no Christlikeness of character apart from his fruit, […]

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Service preview for June 20

Live Stream Service here Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for June 20 Reflection Brothers and sisters, consider your calling: Not many were wise from a human perspective, not many powerful, not many of noble birth. Instead, God has chosen what is foolish in the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen what is […]

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Service Preview for June 13

Live Stream Service here Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for June 13 Reflection “When the Holy Spirit comes upon followers of Christ, the most unlikely people become fountains of power.” R. Kent Hughes Call To Worship We confess the supremacy of God in Christ through both responsive reading and song. Our Spoken Call to Worship […]

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Interpretive Challenges in Acts

Dear GABC, This past Sunday, we began our journey through the book of Acts. As I mentioned in the sermon, Acts presents some interesting interpretive challenges, and I want to prepare us to hit them. Also, if you are aware of these interpretive challenges and know how to approach them, your reading of Acts will […]

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Service Preview for June 6

Live Stream Service here Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for June 6 Reflection “We are to study Acts not like cold scholars, not like casual admirers but like committed soldiers. Acts is not merely the history of the early church; it’s the history of the mission of the early church. And we are to continue […]

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Service Preview for May 30

Live Stream Service here Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for May 30 Reflection 1Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2 looking to Jesus, […]

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Service Preview for May 23

Live Stream Service here Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for May 23 Reflection “Well, it may be the devil or it may be the Lord, But you’re gonna have to serve somebody.” Bob Dylan Call To Worship We confess the supremacy of God in Christ through both responsive reading and song. Our Spoken Call to […]

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