Results in the Book of Acts

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Being Church

Everett Vander Horst
Air Date: September 13, 2009
Bible Verse: Acts 3:1-10

Excerpt: Listening to a news analysis program on the radio a few months ago, I was struck by the comments that were made by one of the reporters, revealing his personal perspective. The news story reported that stem cells no longer needed to be harvested from embryos; using new techniques, researchers …

Safe Harbor In The Winter Storms

Stan Mast
Air Date: February 03, 2008
Bible Verse: Acts 27

Excerpt: There is no more vivid and realistic and helpful picture of our voyage through the winter storms of life than this story in Acts 27.  Paul had been arrested in Jerusalem for preaching Jesus Christ in a way that disturbed both religious and secular authorities.  After appearing before several lesser …

The Big Question About The Spirit

Howard Vanderwell
Air Date: May 27, 2007
Bible Verse: Acts 19:2

Excerpt: Dear Friends.Imagine that your former pastor returns to your church for a brief visit after an absence of a short while. And at his return he’s interested in learning about how things are going in your congregation. It’s natural for pastors to be concerned about that. So he plans to …

Powersharing

Everett Vander Horst
Air Date: May 20, 2007
Bible Verse: Acts 1:1-14, Acts 1:1-14

Excerpt: Imagine for a moment that a good friend of yours has struggled long and hard through a time of campaigning. His efforts paid off and he has been elected to political office. He will represent you and the rest of your area in the nation’s capital, a member of the …

Mr. Maybe

David Feddes
Air Date: July 16, 2006
Bible Verse: Acts 5:38

Excerpt: Mr. Maybe is open—minded. Bring up almost any matter with him and ask whether he thinks a certain position is right, and he will answer, “Maybe… maybe not.“Mr. Maybe is fair. He sees both sides of an argument. He never says one side is right and the other wrong. He …

Does Church Matter?

David Feddes
Air Date: November 06, 2005
Bible Verse: Acts 2:42

Excerpt: Is it possible to steer clear of church and still be a good Christian? Many people would say yes to that question, and perhaps you agree. You believe in God; you pray once in a while; you consider yourself a Christian; but you feel you can get along just fine …

The Magician’s Mistake

David Feddes
Air Date: October 09, 2005
Bible Verse: Acts 8:9

Excerpt: The man and woman had big decisions to make. The two of them happened to be sitting near me in an airport, so I couldn’t help getting in on what they were doing and saying. The man was holding a small chain. At the end of the chain dangled a …

Joy In The Jail

David Feddes
Air Date: November 14, 2004
Bible Verse: Acts 16:25

Excerpt: Once upon a time there were twin boys who were identical in looks but opposite in their outlook. One boy was a pessimist, the other an optimist. No matter how well things went for the pessimist, he always found something to be sad about. And no matter how badly things …

The Unknown God

David Feddes
Air Date: September 26, 2004
Bible Verse: Acts 17:23

Excerpt: If there’s one thing about the Christian faith that offends people, it’s this: The God of Jesus is too definite. He can be known. And that turns many people off.Alcoholics Anonymous and other twelve—step groups speak of depending on “God as you understand him,“ whatever that understanding might be. Any …

The Appointed Judge

David Feddes
Air Date: April 18, 2004
Bible Verse: Acts 17:31

Excerpt: Appointing a judge is a big deal. The higher the court, the bigger the deal. Some of the nastiest political quarrels in the United States have taken place over Supreme Court appointments. A few decades ago, the president nominated Robert Bork to serve as judge on the Supreme Court. No …

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