The Global Pentecost: Acts Series #33

November 23, 2021

Have you ever seen that sign which says, “If you were arrested for being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?” The question is—if you were arrested for being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to … Continue reading

It’s Always Too Soon To Quit: Acts Series #32

November 16, 2021

  Photo Credit: Gripped, The Climbing Magazine, October 29, 2021, Normal Purge Climbing World Highest 14 Peaks In 189 Days I am sure that most of us have come to a time in our lives, when we felt like giving up. … Continue reading

Fifty Years of Innovative Church Evangelism

November 13, 2021

During the 1950s a negative dread swept over Protestant churches, many mainline denominations reported a decline in attendance, membership, and offerings. A newspaper article shocked readers when it announced, “God is Dead.” What else could be the response when nationally … Continue reading

How To Know The Unknown God: Acts Series #31

November 9, 2021

From the little out-of-the-way city of Berea, the Apostle Paul makes a journey of 200 miles to the city of Athens. His companions leave him there and for a period of time, Paul is in Athens alone. He was alone in … Continue reading

What Berean Christians Do: Acts Series #30

November 2, 2021

Do you know what to do with your Bible? When we read the Bible, we discover how precious the Bible is. “Though its cover is worn, and its pages are torn, and though places bear traces of tears, yet more … Continue reading

The Right-Side Up Life: Acts Series #29

October 26, 2021

We are traveling along with the Apostle Paul on his second missionary journey. We move now from the conquest of Philippi to the challenge of Thessalonica. In chapter 17 of the Book of Acts, we have the remarkable ministry of … Continue reading

The First Jailhouse Rock: Acts Series #28

October 22, 2021

Everywhere Paul went, there was either a riot or a revival. He either made friends for Christ or foes for Christ. Upon coming to town, Paul did not stay in a penthouse, but often a jailhouse. In Acts chapter 16, … Continue reading

The Open Door Of Salvation: Acts Series #27

October 12, 2021

Have you ever been to a building where there’s a bunch of doors, and you didn’t know exactly how to get in? You wondered which door to use to get in? That’s what Acts 15 is all about, when you … Continue reading

The First World Missions Church: Acts Series #26

October 5, 2021

Excitement fills the air at the Great Commission Church of Antioch. Paul and Barnabas, the first missionaries, have just returned from their evangelism journey. The Antioch church has been called together to hear about their ministry. This powerful church had … Continue reading

Until the Last Person Has Heard: Acts Series #25

September 28, 2021

We find in Acts chapter 13, the first recorded full-length sermon of the Apostle Paul. Luke tells us the next Sabbath day came and almost the whole city came together to hear the Word of God. But when the Jews … Continue reading

When God Says It’s Enough: Acts Series #24

September 21, 2021

When we entered Acts chapter 12, we saw that James was dead, Peter was in prison, and the church hiding in prayer. When we leave Acts chapter 12, we witness Peter’s angelic freedom from jail, the church amazed, King Herod … Continue reading

Overcoming The Prisons of Life: Acts Series #23

September 15, 2021

As we preach and teach through the Book of Acts, there is a shout of triumph on every page. The early Church learned how to pray, and they saturated their lives with prayer. God gave them the victory. Now, compare … Continue reading

The Gateway To The World

September 7, 2021

I am going to give you from God’s Word, three marvelously, wonderful witnesses that will attest that Jesus Christ is the saving Son of God. God does not want us to have to be a question mark with our head … Continue reading

The Only Savior Of The World: Act Series #21

August 31, 2021

We are going to learn about Christ and the Old Testament. In Acts 10:43, Peter testifies in the household of Cornelius about the Lord Jesus. He says, “to him,” that is to Jesus, “give all the prophets witness.” When he … Continue reading

The Miracles of The Transformed Life: Acts Series #20

August 24, 2021

The blueprint and the pattern for the Normal 21st Century Church are found in that first-century Church. For the Bible says: “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creation: old things are passed away; behold, all … Continue reading

How to Know The Will Of God: Acts Series #19

August 17, 2021

If Jesus Christ were to meet you face-to- face—literally, bodily, physically were to appear to you, and you had the opportunity to ask Him one question, What would it be? Suppose He said to you, “What do you want to … Continue reading

Satan’s Worldwide Religion: Acts Series #18

August 10, 2021

Is the devil for religion or against religion? Yes, Satan is for religion. He uses religion to oppose the Gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The devil’s opposition to the “true religion” began in the Garden of Eden. … Continue reading

Steps To Successful Soulwinning: Acts Series #17

August 4, 2021

A sales manager was trying to lift up the vision of some of his sales force. He went into the meeting and he took a piece of white poster board that had one black spot in the middle. He looked … Continue reading

Grace For Every Race: Acts Series #16

July 27, 2021

If you are not a lover of winning the lost, then you probably have not been won by the Lord. God had only one Son and He was a foreign missionary. Jesus left a holy place to come to a … Continue reading

Fanning The Fire: Acts Series #15

July 22, 2021

Stephen was a remarkable person who became like a fallen star. He brightly burned for God for a short period of time. His death was a disaster to the Church. Stephen was full of the Holy Spirit and had an … Continue reading

Why 2030?

July 20, 2021

Dr. Elmer Towns The Global Church Network was the first to announce plans for the 2,000th birthday of the Church. On November 1, 2017, at the graveside of Martin Luther, the Protestant Reformer, in Castle Church, Wittenberg, Germany, we committed … Continue reading

Leadership To Stand Alone: Acts Series #14

July 13, 2021

I thank the Lord for the power that we have when we stand together. One will chase a thousand; ten will chase ten thousand. We thank God for the power that we have to stand together. However, wait a moment, … Continue reading

The Four Houses Of God: Acts Series #13

July 6, 2021

Do you find it difficult sometimes to conceive of God as being “with you?” Do you think of God, maybe, as in heaven; maybe peering through the clouds, moving things around on earth, like a man moves checkers when he … Continue reading

Overcoming Growing Pains: Acts Series #12

June 29, 2021

  There are always pessimists, who see a difficulty in every opportunity. Yet, a Bible Christian sees an opportunity in every difficulty. Every difficulty that came to the early Church was used of God as a springboard, just to cause … Continue reading

The Church At The Crossroads : Acts Series #11

June 22, 2021

The road of the Christian life is filled with crossroads, where we have to make personal and at times profounds that will impact our life and the lives of others for years to come. At some point, all of us … Continue reading

The Priorities Of The 21st Century Normal Church: Acts Series #10

June 15, 2021

On the Day of Pentecost, three major things happened. First, there was the sending of the Spirit. The Spirit of the Lord came into the house of the meeting and into the hearts of members. The promised had been possessed! … Continue reading

They Lied & They Died: Acts Series #9

June 8, 2021

The early New Testament Church was in the blaze of glow of revival. The Church was experiencing an earth-shaking, mountain-moving, devil-drying, soul-saving, holy-healing, and rater-rattling revival. The revival tides were running high, the apostles were preaching with great boldness, and … Continue reading

They Lied & They Died: Acts Series #9

The early New Testament Church was in the blaze of glow of revival. The Church was experiencing an earth-shaking, mountain-moving, devil-drying, soul-saving, holy-healing, and rater-rattling revival. The revival tides were running high, the apostles were preaching with great boldness, and … Continue reading

The 21st Century Normal Church Series #8

June 1, 2021

In the first three chapters of Acts, God has been marvelously blessing the early Church. They have seen the Savior go up. The Spirit come down. The saints go out. And, the sinners come in. In chapter one, the disciples … Continue reading

The Qualities of Pentecostal Boldness: Acts Series #7

May 25, 2021

We need an epidemic of Pentecostal boldness. We read in Acts 4, verse 13: “Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marveled; and they took knowledge of … Continue reading

God’s Date At The Beautiful Gate : Acts Series #5

May 11, 2021

Dear Visionary Leader: The world is not impressed with our lameness, tameness, and sameness. They desire and deserve to see the Church perform what it proclaims. There was a story about a man who caught a glimpse of the need … Continue reading

Preaching To Save The World

April 22, 2021

Dear Visionary Leader: It has been said, “The Church has been to Calvary for pardon, but not to Pentecost for power.” This is the day for Pentecostal substitutes. Instead of taking the real power of Christ, we were to produce … Continue reading

Pathway to a Personal Penteconst

April 14, 2021

Dear Visionary Leader: When God began to outpour the Holy Spirit at the turn of the 20th century, there were those who were saying that it would blow over, and they were right. It’s blown all over the world. Did you know where … Continue reading

Why is Good Friday Good?

April 2, 2021

    More than two thousand years ago, Mankind nailed his Maker on a cross of wood. On that horrific day, the devil laughed, the people sneered and the Father turned His back on his Son. Jesus Christ did not … Continue reading

Prelude To Pentecost

March 30, 2021

Dear Visionary Leader: The early New Testament church knew that their success in soulwinning depended on the coming and consuming power of the Spirit. In fact, their service, soulwinning, and sermons were done through the Spirit.  When Pentecost came, that … Continue reading

The Daybreak of Faith; Part 2

February 24, 2021

Dear Visionary Leader: Last week we began looking at the daybreak of faith I have no doubt that the Hebrew writer was thinking of Elijah, when he wrote, “Women received back their dead by resurrection.” One of the most colorful characters … Continue reading

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