Richard wraps up the series looking at Acts 4 and how to keep your faith resilient when the storms of life come.
Jez looks at how, by giving up his assumptions, his agendas, and even his very life, Paul was so full of joy that he could stand, jangling his prisoner's chains, and say 'I wish you could get to be more like me'.
Richard looks at the way Paul describes the essence of the gospel in his farewell to the elders of Ephesus, drawing out the fundamental ideas of repentance towards God, and putting our faith (our 'weight') in Him.
Richard explores how Paul engages the Greek context of Athens with the gospel, showing it to again be a fulfillment of everyone's greatest longings, the place where we find true significance, and encouraging us to follow Paul in sharing this Good News with those we interact with.
Richard looks at Paul's presentation of the Good News in Pisidian Antioch, exploring how he shows that it is both news (rooted in the historical events of the life of Jesus) and good (fulfilling the deepest longings of every heart).
Jez considers the very different journey Peter and Cornelius go on as they discover in each other more of what it means to participate in God's incoming Kingdom, by His Holy Spirit.
Richard continues our series in Acts, exploring the story of 'Philip with the Ethiopian'
Richard looks at how the dramatic empowering of the Spirit brings with it a call to serve God's Kingdom in even the most mundane corners of our lives.
Jez continues our series in Acts, looking at how the Spirit commissioned the Church as the heralds of the Good News of Jesus on the day of Pentecost.
Richard reflects on Jesus's ascension in the light of stories from Viva, our South American mission partner.