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Stand Firm in Christ
Acts 29(a metaphor for where the Church is today) / September 30, 2012 / Dave Parsons / Part 54
Today was a day when we lived out what the Church is.
Acts 28:11-31 / September 23, 2012 / Clint Nelson / Part 53
Clint tells us that when God calls us somewhere, all we need to do is follow.
Acts 28:1-10 / September 9, 2012 / David Parsons / Part 52
Shake it off... God has a good plan for your life!
Acts 27:1-44 / September 2, 2012 / Isaac Dagneau / Part 51
Isaac talks about how we need to be REAL Christians in this REAL world to make REAL impact in REAL situations.
Sleazeballs & Sufferers
Acts 22:30-25:12 / August 19, 2012 / Clint Nelson / Part 49
Storms of life reveal whether or not we're a sleazeball (in life for our own gain) or sufferer (in life for Christ's gain). Paul's suffering for Christ reveals three important anchors for weathering storms.
Confidence in the Lord's Will
Acts 21-22:29 / August 12, 2012 / Isaac Dagneau / Part 48
Isaac talks about the need for having confidence in the Lord's will, and how it keeps you going in the midst of difficult times.
Saving Grace of God
Acts 20:6-38 / July 29, 2012 / Dave Parsons / Part 47
Dave talks about our response to the saving grace of God, and how we are to hold nothing back as we serve him.
Christ and Culture
Acts 19:23-20:5 / July 22, 2012 / Clint Nelson / Part 46
Christians are on a collision course with the world. Clint looks at Paul's example of how the Church is to impact culture.
But Who Are You?
Acts 19:11-22 / July 15, 2012 / Clint Nelson / Part 45
Clint talks about the reality of spiritual warfare and the difference Christians can make.
About the Baptism in the Holy Spirit
Acts 19:1-10 / July 8, 2012 / Clint Nelson / Part 44
What's the deal with pentecostals?
What Gospel Do You Preach?
Acts 18:18-28 / June 24, 2012 / Dave Parsons / Part 43
What Gospel do you believe and what are you preaching? Acts 18:18-28
Evangelism with Faith
Acts 18:1-17 / June 17, 2012 / Isaac Dagneau / Part 42
Sharing the Good News isn't meant to be done in our own power, provision, or wisdom. Take what God speaks to Paul and witness with His power, protection, and plan. Acts 18:1-17
Provoked & Poked
Acts 17:16-34 / May 27, 2012 / Clint Nelson / Part 41
How do you witness to people who don't believe in Scripture? Paul's method of reaching those in the intellectual capital of Athens might help you!
Scripture & Life
Acts 17:1-15 / May 13, 2012 / Clint Nelson / Part 40
How you approach the Bible tells a lot about how you approach God.
Praise in the Darkness
Acts 16:25-40 / May 6, 2012 / Catherine Dagneau / Part 39
How do you respond in life's darkest moments? Hear how Paul and Silas respond. Hear how on of our own, Peter Ewert, responded too!
Authority over Darkness
Acts 16:16-24 / April 29, 2012 / Dave Parsons / Part 38
Our authority in Christ enables us to do His will.
Providence & Doubt
Acts 16:11-15 / April 22, 2012 / Clint Nelson / Part 37
Following God sometimes doesn't make sense to us, but knowing that He has the perfect perspective allows us to trust Him and see His will accomplished through us.
Green Light Evangelism
Acts 16:6-10 / April 15, 2012 / Isaac Dagneau / Part 36
Paul and company head out to take the Gospel to the world when all of sudden they are stopped by the Holy Spirit and directed in an entirely new way. What do you do when you hit a red light?
Reputation: Road for the Gospel
Acts 16:1-5 / April 1, 2012 / Clint Nelson / Part 35
Timothy endures a painful procedure for the sake of the Gospel because he understood that others are the keepers of our reputation.
The Disunion Tour
Acts 15:36-41 / March 25, 2012 / Clint Nelson / Part 34
What can you learn from two Church leaders that disagree and part ways?
Acts 15:1-35 / March 18, 2012 / Isaac Dagneau / Part 33
Disagreements are a part of life and they are here to grow us. Isaac reflects on Acts 15:1-35.
Acts 14:21-28 / March 11, 2012 / Catherine Dagneau / Part 32
Having a baby is just the beginning… discipling others is kind of like raising a child. Catherine reflects on Acts 14:21-28.
Acts 14:1-20 / March 4, 2012 / Clint Nelson / Part 31
Some think it doesn't matter what you believe, but to millions of Christians around the world, what they believe has meant the difference between life and death, sickness and health. Clint reflects on the place of belief in the Church through Acts 14:1-20.
Scoffer or Son?
Acts 13:13-52 / February 19, 2012 / Clint Nelson / Part 30
Clint reflects on Acts 13:13-52 and focuses on Paul's warning (via Habakkuk) to God-fearers.
Acts 13:1-12 / February 12, 2012 / Dave Parsons / Part 29
Dave reflects on Acts 13:1-12 where we see that the Church launches into some amazing ministry. What was their launchpad?
The Church Advances on its Knees
Acts 12:1-18 / January 29, 2012 / Clint Nelson / Part 27
Clint reflects on the way the Church responds to pressure. In this passage we see three parties responding to God on their knees. James was beheaded, Peter imprisoned, and the Church gathered in prayer.
According To Your Ability
Acts 11:27-30 / January 22, 2012 / Dave Parsons / Part 26
Dave reflects on Acts 11:27-30 where we see God's Spirit and the faithful response of His Church combine to do something great. http://www.parksideonprentis.ca/sermons/2012-01-22-PARKSIDE.mp3
From Barnabas to Barnabi
Acts 11:19-26 / November 20, 2011 / Isaac Dagneau / Part 25
Isaac Dagneau (Bible College student) looks at Acts 11:19-26 and begins reflecting the life of Barnabas!
Getting Dirty for God
Acts 10:9-11:18 / November 13, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 24
Clint looks at and begins reflecting on necessity for Christians to go into the common and unclean parts of our world so Jesus can do His work!
God Never Forgets His Promises
Acts 10:1-8 / October 30, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 23
Clint looks at and begins reflecting on beginning part of Cornelius' conversion. Clint applies the reality of God's greatness in Cornelius' life to our faith today... God never forgets His promises. Explore More Questions.
Aeneas and Dorcas
Acts 9:32-42 / October 23, 2011 / Catherine Dagneau / Part 22
Catherine looks at Acts 9:32-42 and reflects on it from three angles. She challenges us to not be so focused that we can't be interrupted by God, to clear the chaos, and put our mouth where our faith is.
Urgency, Diligence, and Grace
Acts 9:19b-31 /October 16, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 21
Clint looks at Acts 9:19b-31 and asks the question, "When did it become cool for old Christians to stop doing what new Christians start doing?" Saul's example of urgency, diligence, and grace reminds us of three easy-to-forget characteristics of a Christ follower.
Converted & Called
Acts 9:1-19a / October 9, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 20
Clint looks at Acts 9:1-19a and reflects on the Good News that salvation and calling is available all.
The Life of Philip
Acts 8:26-40 / September 18, 2011 / Catherine Dagneau / Part 19
Catherine reflects on Acts 8:26-40.
The Real Miracle
Acts 8:5-25 / September 11, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 18
Clint reflects on Acts 8:5-25 where we see the Gospel's power to bridge divided nations and hearts.
Whine or Worship?
Acts 8:1-4 / September 4, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 17
Clint reflects on Acts 8:1-4 where the early Church models how to respond to a difficult situation... worship God by spreading the Word.
Stiff Necked Killer of Stone Cold Steve?
Acts 6:8-7:60 / August 28, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 16
Clint reflects on the story of Stephen's speech and subsequent martyrdom (Acts 6:8-7:60). The big question from Stephen's life is which side of the stone are we on? Do we ignore God and follow our flesh or do we obey God and follow the Spirit?
Acts 6:1-7 / August 14, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 15
Clint reflects on Acts 6:1-7 and notes some important steps our Church leadership and family must take to embrace growth.
Acts 5:17-42 / August 7, 2011 / Dave Parsons / Part 14
Dave reflects on Acts 5:17-42 and challenges the Church to not be ashamed of speaking in Christ's name.
Integrity & Power
Acts 5:12-16 / July 31, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 13
Clint reflects on Acts 5:12-16 and proposes that our health in Christ is a critical component to seeing the power of God released on Earth.
Grace in Action
Acts 4:32-5:11 / July 24, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 12
Clint reflects on Acts 4:32-5:11 and observes the way in which Christ's grace manifests in community.
Acts 4:23-31 / July 17, 2011 / Testimonies / Part 11
Clint read the Scripture and then opened to others to share recent experiences of God's goodness and grace.
The Sadducee in Me
Acts 4:1-22 / July 10, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 10
Clint reflects on Acts 4:1-22 and observes the Sadduccee response to the Good News of Jesus is often similar to our own.
Surprised by God?
Acts 3:11-26 / July 3, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 9
Clint reflects on Acts 3:11-26 and reminds us that our Kingdom ministry isn't based on our power or righteousness.
Church on Monday?
Acts 3:1-10 / June 26, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 8
Clint reflects on Acts 3:1-10 and the proposes that the best part of Church happens on Monday morning!
Rekindle the Love
Acts 2:44-47 / June 19, 2011 / Catherine Dagneau / Part 7
Catherine reflects on Acts 2:44-47 and the challenges the Church to do three things: 1) As a family/household, take time this week to dedidicate (or re-dedidicate) all your stuff to the Lord; 2) Invite people over once a month over to your house; and 3) Whenever you meet with your Christian friends don't part before you pray together!
Will Someone Stand With You?
Acts 2:42-43 / June 12, 2011 / Dave Parsons / Part 6
Dave reflects on Acts 2:42-43. Dave proposes that there are some essentials of standing togther (being the Church) and explains what they look like and why they're important.
Will Someone Speak Prophetically?
Acts 2:15-41 / June 5, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 5
Clint takes about 10 minutes to pray and respond to last week's sermon then gets into Acts 2:15-41. Clint proposes that Peter's response to the Church's first skeptic was born of the Spirit and that there are lessons we can learn in doing the same.
Will Someone Please Stand Up?
Acts 2:14-41 / May 29, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 4
"What Now? Week 4 - Will Someone Please Stand Up" by Clint Nelson
Immediately following the miracle of the Spirit's outpouring on the Church, the Church receives its first mockers. What was the Church to do? How was the Church to respond? Clint reads Acts 2:14-41 to see the Church's response and then focuses on verse 14. (The first ten minutes are a prayer and some words of introduction).
Look Who Blew Into Town
Acts 2:1-13 / May 22, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 3
Would anything about your life or our Church change if the Holy Spirit up and left? Clint reflects on Acts 2:1-13 where a new season in the Church is born. It's an amazing and significant day in history that carries on to present day!
Acts 1:9-26 / May 8, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 2
Clint reflect on Acts 1:9-26. The Church started with 120 men and women lead by 12 apostles. What did they do for the ten days between Christ's ascension and the day of Pentecost?
Power To Be My Witnesses
Acts 1:1-8 / May 1, 2011 / Clint Nelson / Part 1
Clint reflect on the first 8 verses of Acts 1. This message was the first on our journey through the book of Acts.