And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through the apostles
(Acts 2:42-43 ESV)
What are you looking for in a church? What is your church about? What do y’all do? These are questions I’ve asked or been asked by people that are checking out Hope. We live in a culture that values church but has a variety of flavors and definitions of what a church looks, feels, and sounds like. Driving around town I must have seen at least 3 advertisements for different churches. And if we aren’t careful, we will begin to define church not by what the scriptures display that it is, but what we want, what we are comfortable with, what we grew up with, or what seems "to work."
As we have begun to move through Acts we have witnessed the pivotal day of Pentecost. On that day, the Spirit rushed in and the gospel was preached. This week we are going to see wha