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Acts: Ordinary People and an Extraordinary God

The Book of Acts is the story of the growth and multiplication of the early church from Jerusalem to Rome. We re-visit this great book to re-engage with our vision for the church's role to be both a home for God's people and a mission to the world.

Twenty years ago, NCCC began with a study of the Book of Acts, the story of the growth and multiplication of the early church from Jerusalem to Rome.  In our 21st year, we re-visit this great book to re-engage with our vision for the church's role to be both a home for God's people and a mission to the world.  Acts vividly captures the spectacular growth of the church from the preaching and evangelistic efforts of Peter and Paul.  It also portrays the extraordinary challenges that confronted the fledgling church, from persecution on the outside, to deception and division on the inside.  In all, it focuses on the extraordinary power of God at work in ordinary people to do extraordinary things.  We hope this study will be the vehicle for God to do an extraordinary new work in our midst in the weeks ahead, as this church of "ordinaries" seeks to hear and apply the word to life.

November 23, 2014

A Passion for Grace: The Jerusalem Council

Speaker: Walter Wood, Jr. Series: Acts: Ordinary People and an Extraordinary God Topic: Sermons Scripture: Acts 15:1–15:35

November 16, 2014

A Passion for the Church

Speaker: Walter Wood, Jr. Series: Acts: Ordinary People and an Extraordinary God Topic: Sermons Scripture: Acts 14:1–14:23

November 9, 2014

The Power of the Word

Speaker: Glenn Durham Series: Acts: Ordinary People and an Extraordinary God Topic: Sermons Scripture: Acts 13:1–13:52

November 2, 2014

The Power of Prayer

Speaker: Michael Craddock Series: Acts: Ordinary People and an Extraordinary God Topic: Sermons Scripture: Acts 12:1–12:24

October 19, 2014

The Availability of Philip

Speaker: Walter Wood, Jr. Series: Acts: Ordinary People and an Extraordinary God Topic: Sermons Scripture: Acts 8:26–8:40

October 12, 2014

Delegation: The Rise of the Deacons

Speaker: Walter Wood, Jr. Series: Acts: Ordinary People and an Extraordinary God Topic: Sermons Scripture: Acts 6:1–6:7

September 21, 2014

The Healthy Church

Speaker: Walter Wood, Jr. Series: Acts: Ordinary People and an Extraordinary God Topic: Sermons Scripture: Acts 2:42–2:47

September 14, 2014

The Holy Spirit Comes

Speaker: Walter Wood, Jr. Series: Acts: Ordinary People and an Extraordinary God Topic: Sermons Scripture: Acts 2:1–2:41

January 14, 2018

The Wellspring of Wellness

Speaker: Eric Shrimpton Series: The Wisdom & Works of Jesus Topic: Sermons Scripture: Matthew 14:34–15:20

January 7, 2018

A Fear That Leads To Faith

Speaker: Michael Craddock Series: The Wisdom & Works of Jesus Topic: Sermons Scripture: Matthew 14:22–14:33

December 31, 2017

Making Our Hearts a Home for the Word of God

Speaker: Matt May Series: Special Topics Topic: Sermons Scripture: Psalm 119:9–119:16

December 24, 2017

The King is Given

Speaker: Michael Craddock Series: Christmas Begins in the Dark Topic: Sermons Scripture: Isaiah 9:6

December 17, 2017

From Darkness to Joy

Speaker: Michael Craddock Series: Christmas Begins in the Dark Topic: Sermons Scripture: Isaiah 9:3–9:5

December 10, 2017

The Light That Dispels All Darkness

Speaker: Matt May Series: Christmas Begins in the Dark Topic: Sermons Scripture: Isaiah 8:22–9:7

December 3, 2017

A Promised Sign for Troubled Times

Speaker: Michael Craddock Series: Christmas Begins in the Dark Topic: Sermons Scripture: Isaiah 7:1–7:17

November 12, 2017

The Judgement of the Kingdom

Speaker: Michael Craddock Series: The Wisdom & Works of Jesus Topic: Sermons Scripture: Matthew 13:47–13:58

October 29, 2017

How Does the Kingdom Grow?

Speaker: Michael Craddock Series: The Wisdom & Works of Jesus Topic: Sermons Scripture: Matthew 13:24–13:43

October 22, 2017

Purpose of Parables

Speaker: Michael Craddock Series: The Wisdom & Works of Jesus Topic: Sermons Scripture: Matthew 13:10–13:17, Matthew 13:34–13:35