“The Church in the Rearview Mirror” (Acts, Conclusion)

 

Pastor Jay McCarl | Acts 28:11-31 | Today’s church looks ahead to a shining new direction tempered by great uncertainty about its future. Perhaps we should be looking in the rearview mirror at the newborn church, who knew exactly what they were and why…

“When God Gives You Snakes with Your Shipwreck”

 

God made Paul endure a shipwreck then let a viper bite him—was this God’s will? Definitely. And here’s why it was so good… (Acts 28:1-10)

“For Those Who Can’t Walk on Water”

 

Pastor Jay McCarl | Acts 27 | Paul got shipwrecked three times yet never once walked on water. What about that—and why can’t we when our ships go down?

“Standing in a Kneeling World”

 

Pastor Jay McCarl | Acts 27:1-20 | The Apostle Paul was a prisoner, headed to Rome on a hurricane-driven ship. But why was he really on that ship? The answer will surprise—and change you.

“Almost a Christian” Part 2

 

Pastor Jay McCarl | Acts 26 | Almost a Christian? There’s no such thing—as King Agrippa learned when he put Paul on trial… [Note: “My mouth occasionally moves faster than my brian. At one point I referred to ‘Festus’ as ‘king of the Jews’ when I meant to say ‘Agrippa’ (but you likely figured that out already).” —Jay]

“Almost a Christian” Part 1

 

Pastor Jay McCarl | Acts 25-26 | Paul was a prisoner on trial—which also gave him a captive audience—Roman Dignitaries all. The battle for souls was engaged…

“An Inconvenient Salvation”

 

Pastor Jay McCarl | Acts 24 | The Apostle Paul was on trial before Roman Governor Felix—but it was really the other way around. A sermon for those times when life gets too real…