Acts Series Category

True Greatness

Sunday's message was a call for us to pursue greatness, true greatness, the way God has defined it. The Bible says of the Bereans in Acts 17:11......Read More

Expecting God to Move

I hope you all are having a blessed week! The accent from Sunday's message from Acts 13:1-3 is that we would all expect God to work in us and through us for the advance of his kingdom. What a glorious privelege! ...Read More

Deacons - Same Priorities, New Structures

Yesterday's message was aimed at establishing a clear way forward for diaconate ministry at Metro Life Church. Why in the course of a year would we devote three messages to this topic?...Read More

The Spirit Brings Life!

"What does it mean for God, through the Holy Spirit, to do beyond what we could ask or imagine? Below is a quote from this weekends sermon. May it inspire you!...Read More

The End of Prejudice

"I sometimes think that we live in fear and call it wisdom. But we live in fear - fear of the negative influences of the world. We live as though we have far more to fear from the "world" than they have to fear from us. ...Read More

Faith That Expects

On Sunday we looked at two amazing miracles and the subsequent advance of the gospel in Acts 9:32-43. It is exciting to see the early church being used as instruments of the healing and saving power of Jesus....Read More

Transformed By The Risen Christ

This past Sunday we studied Acts 9:1-31 together. In the message we looked at how Saul, later named Paul, never moved on from his conversion story. Here is how he reflected on his conversion in 1 Timothy 1:13-16:...Read More

I've Been Neglected!

I have heard from many dear members of Metro about the message, "When Neglect and the Gospel Intersect." Wow,...Read More

Boldness - How's It Going?

We have been hearing a lot in these early chapters of Acts about the boldness of the early church. So far we have seen it primarily through the Apostles, ...Read More

Mega Grace, Is It Possible?

I read Acts 4:32-5:11 again this morning. I was stirred again by the life the early church was enjoying, all because of Jesus!...Read More

Life Together

I'm still thinking about that key word in the passage from Acts 2:42-47...devoted. There really is no replacement for the time and intentionality that it takes to build a community that is devoted to one another. ...Read More

Proclaiming Jesus

This past Sunday we studied Acts 2:1-41 together. What a passage! How kind of God to not leave us as orphans, to send the Holy Spirit so that now, everyday, Jesus is with us!...Read More

Are You Thirsty?

Last week in our Alive meeting and this past Sunday in our first message in our Acts series we have been talking about thirst. In his book, "Ten Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health," Donald Whitney begins the book with a chapter on thirst. May the following excerpt encourage your thirst today!...Read More