Barriers to the Gospel

Barriers to the Gospel

In our study of the book of Acts, we’ve found the early church to be unstoppable! They have encountered persecution from without and challenges from within, yet their message about Jesus continued to penetrate the world. The death of Stephen and the conversion...
Blinded by the Light

Blinded by the Light

In his old age, when he could no longer see to read, John Newton, the author of “Amazing Grace” heard someone recite this verse, 1 Corinthians 15:10.  He remains silent a short time, and then said: I am not what I ought to be. Ah! How imperfect and...
Random Acts of Kindness Day

Random Acts of Kindness Day

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in Heaven.” Matthew 5:16 As a part of our Gateway Family emphasis this year, we will seek to shine our light through a Random Acts of Kindness Day on October 12....
Church is. . .

Church is. . .

The church is full of hypocrites! All they really want is your money. The church is judgmental and angry. Church is for people that think they have it all together. Church is boring and lifeless. Maybe you’ve heard some of these ideas about church. Maybe...
Acts: Unstoppable

Acts: Unstoppable

Most of us have an idea about what “church” is supposed to be. We’ve attended different churches, grown up in different traditions, and participated in classes, programs, and ministries.  Some have literally grown up in the “church”,...