The Acts of the Apostles: The Prayer for Witness

The Acts of the Apostles: The Prayer for Witness

Acts 4:21-32

On the heals of oppression from the religious rulers the apostles return to their friends where a prayer meeting ensues. The early believers teach us great things from their prayer lives.  What value does corporate prayer have?  What should the content of our our prayers be when the church comes together? What do we pray in times of ministry crisis and oppression? 

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The Acts of the Apostles: The Fearless Witness

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There is so much fear and anxiety in our world today. So many Christians in our world are hindered in their witness because they are afraid of cultural rejection and retribution.   For the Christian, fear is the fabrication of lies that call us to question the authority of God. The apostles Peter and John teach us in Acts 4 how to be bold and face rejection with joy and confidence in Christ.

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Brandon Briscoe

Brandon Briscoe has been in ministry for over 16 years, serving and teaching young people. He and his wife Eva helped plant Midtown Baptist Temple with a vision to see God's Word invested in the hearts of young people. His wife and three kids live in Waldo and have a passion and love for the people of Kansas City.

Jesus’ UX Fail

Jesus’ UX Fail

With over 5,000 people following him around the Sea of Galilee, Jesus had a unique opportunity to begin establishing his kingdom with incredible support. Where political leaders have one goal— striving to hit critical mass, we find Jesus in John 6 saying something so grotesque and offensive that everyone stops following him with the exception of his twelve disciples. In this sermon, we will look at why Jesus didn’t attempt to clarify his metaphors or stop his followers from leaving?

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The Acts of The Apostles: The Gospel Declared in Jerusalem pt. 2

The Acts of The Apostles: The Gospel Declared in Jerusalem pt. 2

Acts 4:14-41

In this portion of the passage we find Peter presenting a gospel message that leads to the salvation of 3,000 people in Jerusalem. In his message we learn some basic principles about how to share our faith in Christ with other people. What are the important elements of a gospel message?

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A Minister’s Warning: Protecting Against False Teachers

A Minister’s Warning: Protecting Against False Teachers

A Minister’s Warning: Protecting Against False Teachers

Romans 16:17-20

From the first century the church has been under the attack of mis-truths and false teachers. Our faithful approach to the literality of scripture is critical to the well-being of God's people and ultimately his calling on our lives. In closing, Paul warns the Romans with specific instruction on what to do when they encounter false teachers.

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