A Bag of Cookies

A Bag of Cookies

She was quickly taken aback when the guy next to her opened the bag of cookies and helped himself.  Acts 5:1-11 Reference: With his wife’s full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the apostles’ feet. (Acts 5:2 NIV) Explore: I once heard of…

The Office Supplies

The Office Supplies

I put the word “sharing” in inverted commas because while everyone else in the office sees it as sharing, I see it as everyone else taking my supplies! Acts 4:32-37 Reference: All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything…

A Game of Trivia

A Game of Trivia

Whenever it came to my turn to answer a question, I would umm and ahh and when I finally responded I would hesitantly and quietly give my answer Acts 4:23-31 Reference: After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word…

Men Behaving Badly

Men Behaving Badly

It only took 3 seconds for that question to come Psalm 143:1-12 Reference: Do not bring your servant into judgment, for no one living is righteous before you. (Psalm 143:2 NIV) Explore: We have had to work hard at setting firm boundaries for our foster boys. They now know that it’s not ok to hit…

The God Squad

The God Squad

Nothing I said could calm them down or curb their enthusiasm to communicate with the riders.  Acts 4:1-22 Reference: When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. (Acts 4:13 NIV) Explore: My…

No, I’ve Never

No, I've Never

It’s not that I’m invincible, but I’ve never put myself in these dangerous situations Acts 3:17-26 Reference: “Indeed, beginning with Samuel, all the prophets who have spoken have foretold these days. (Acts 3:24 NIV) Explore: I’ve never had an accident from driving faster than the speed limit; I’ve never electrocuted myself by putting a knife…

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