Jul 27, 2014
Is part of the reason we don't live counter-culturally for Christ because we are terrified of being labeled as one of those "Crazy Christians"? This is exactly what Festus calls Paul after hearing his testimony. Join us as we look at having convictions about faith without becoming a fanatic.
Jul 20, 2014
In this section of Luke's account, two dignitaries get together for a chest bump. Herod Agrippa comes to town to pay Festus a welcome to the region and Festus wants to get Agrippa's opinion on what to write to Nero when he sends Paul off to Rome. In the middle of all this pageantry, Paul expresses and...
Jul 13, 2014
Paul is out of options. The Jewish leaders want to ambush him. The Roman governors want to let him rot in jail. What is a person to do when they cannot find justice in this world. In an unbelievable account in Acts 25 Paul pulls a legal move that is absolutely consistent with his rights as a Roman citizen,...
Jul 6, 2014
The story of Paul's trial before Felix puts on display one of the most disgusting human tendencies, flattery. As his accusers speak to the Roman governor you'd think they were asking for a promotion at work. Join us as we continue in our study of the Beautiful Church and look at how the cross of Christ shatters...