The Shore Community Church
Act Now! 12: Trials and Testing

Act Now! 12: Trials and Testing

November 24, 2020

The early church is surrounded by miraculous, strange and disturbing events; Unsurprisingly it attracts the jealousy and opposition of the religious authorities. Jamie explores the rest of Ch5 which sees the Apostles on trial again, the significant intervention of Gamaliel, and their resolution in the face of persecution.

Act Now! 11 What Kind of Church?

Act Now! 11 What Kind of Church?

November 16, 2020

As we arrive at chapter 5 of Acts, we discover the strange and unsettling story of Ananias and Sapphira. Jamie suggests their unfortunate demise warns us of two threats to the Church that must continue to be guarded against: Insincerity and damaging the 'spirit' of the community of faith.

Act Now! 09: The Three Rs: Reflect, Reject, Resurrect

Act Now! 09: The Three Rs: Reflect, Reject, Resurrect

November 9, 2020

On Remembrance Sunday Nick considers a passage that begins with the early church reflecting on what God had done for them, and calling on him to do more. These disciples then say no to greed and consumerism and share all that they have. What things of the world do we need to reject, and how can the resurrection story compel us to live radical Jesus filled lives?

 

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Act Now! 09: The Power & The Pudding

Act Now! 09: The Power & The Pudding

November 2, 2020

Chapter 4 of Acts begins with the Apostles attracting the disapproval of the Temple authorities. Jamie reflects on what this passage may reveal to us about power in general, and also considers how it might help us to be discerning; Because, as has often been said, 'the proof of the pudding is in the eating!'

Act Now! 08: The Great Story

Act Now! 08: The Great Story

October 29, 2020

After the miraculous healing at the beginning of chapter 3, Peter addresses an astonished crowd. He takes them straight back to the story of Jesus - and beyond to the Great Story of God’s salvation, the story we live by.

Act Now! 06: Outside In

Act Now! 06: Outside In

October 18, 2020

In our first talk back in the building, Nick highlights how the story of Peter healing the beggar encourages him to enter into worship with God. In light of this, we are challenged to consider how, through the work of the Holy Spirit and in Jesus' name, we can enable those on the edges of our community to enter in.

Act Now! 06: Truly Transformed

Act Now! 06: Truly Transformed

October 11, 2020

Richard explores how the life of the army church blossomed in the wake of Pentecost. The context may be 2000 years ago, but there are rich lessons here for us. What might that kind of church look like today?

Act Now! 05: Sin & Repentance

Act Now! 05: Sin & Repentance

October 6, 2020

Sin & Repentance seem like special 'religious words' to our culture... and usually not very welcome or positive ones! But as Jamie unpacks the second part of Peter's sermon in Acts 2, he explores how these point to some vital truths about being human, and some very Good News.

Act Now! 04 Say What?

Act Now! 04 Say What?

September 30, 2020

This week we explore the famous moment at Pentecost when the Holy Spirit filled the disciples, they were empowered to speak new languages, and Peter began his great gospel sermon. Jamie unpacks the relevance of this for us today through the themes of Transformation, Communication and Perception.

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Act Now! 03 Groundwork

Act Now! 03 Groundwork

September 21, 2020

After Jesus’ ascension, the apostles set about deciding who would fill the space as the 12th disciple. On the surface this passage may appear rather inconsequential. However, in this talk Nick highlights how this story is key in laying the foundations of the early church movement, and in turn how this sets out the groundwork for how we listen to God and discern His will as a community.

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