Mental Health is a wide varying term. Truth be told, it impacts all of us in a variety of ways. I’ve spent time in both marital counseling and personal counseling. For a couple of years, I had a professional coach. Professionally, I’ve worked with individuals suffering from depression and a host of other clinical and […]
Heeding the call of God in our lives means that we must learn to listen for his divine intent and purpose. We have, as image bearers of God, been given a mission and vision for who we are, who God wants us to be, and the impact we are to leave on the world. Frederick […]
Luke continues the story of Paul and his travels by following the same formula that we’ve seen before. Paul enters the synagogue, he preaches, some believe, others don’t, the city becomes divided. From there, the new believers want to know more and the skeptics want Paul killed. It reminds me of a television series, but instead […]
Up until now, Paul had been recounting the history of his people. Addressing the synagogue that day, Paul placed them in the story that God had been sharing. But here in verse 26, Paul shifts to let them know that the story is still being written, and that they are witnessing history.
Paul’s journey begins, as we shall see, in rather dramatic fashion. Acts 13 is the forefront of Paul’s mission. But what we also discover is that much of what will consume Paul’s time in the future is found here. This story will serve as an archetype for Pauline ministry.