Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning from this Scripture he preached Jesus to him. As they went along the road they came to some water; and the eunuch said, “Look! Water! What prevents me from being baptized?” Acts 8:35-36 If you think about it, baptism can look like a rather odd practice. I mean, what’s up with pouring water… Read More
I ended the Spring teaching season this weekend at ACF. Let’s just say I tried to go out with a bang. Here’s this weekend’s message. May 21 Video from Austin Christian Fellowship on Vimeo.
As you go, heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out the demons. Yes, you. May 14 Video from Austin Christian Fellowship on Vimeo.
Good morning, Today we jump into the nitty-gritty of prayer. I want to teach you a four-part approach to prayer that I have used for decades. It’s not original to me. In fact, I have no idea who developed it. It follows the acrostic ACTS, which stands for Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving and Supplication. Today, we’ll talk about the first part… Read More
It is quite possible to be a mama without being a mother. Mama’s are women who choose to invest in and support younger women. The next generations need mamas. Will you be one? Here’s my wife Susie‘s Mother’s Day Message at Austin Christian Fellowship. May 07 Video from Austin Christian Fellowship on Vimeo.
There is a direct correlation between your value and your purpose: the more you live with a sense of your value, the more you’ll live with an awareness of your purpose. Here’s my weekend message on our great value to God, and his call on our lives to live accordingly. April 30 Video from Austin Christian Fellowship on Vimeo.
Bob and Audrey Meisner were living their dream. They were co-pastoring a growing church and were co-hosts of an internationally known Christian television show. They had three beautiful kids and what appeared to be a very happy marriage. But the curse of busyness hit their marriage and Audrey found herself not only feeling a little disconnected from Bob but also… Read More
I remember the first time I heard the concept. I was a young and very green pastor. I was on the phone with a Christian counselor after a member in my congregation tried to kill herself. His comment to me at first seemed irrelevant, “Unfortunately it makes sense. She had a terrible relationship with her dad.” Thus began my understanding… Read More
Everything–and I do mean everything–that you hope to accomplish in your life as a Christ-follower requires faith. Faith is the backdrop before which we live our Christian lives. It’s the stage we act on, the field we play on and the house we live in. It is impossible to segregate faith from Christianity. One requires the other. That’s why we… Read More