May 7, 2023

Marks of a Winning Church

Pastor: Jared Burke Series: Acts: Forward in the Name of the Risen King Topic: Holy Spirit, Church Passage: Acts 13:1–13


This livestream is scheduled to take place at 10:30am.

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Community Groups:

Read Acts 13:1-13 as a group.

What takes place in this chapter?

What does it mean to be filled with the Holy Spirit? Why is it crucial that the members of our church are Spirit filled?

Who do we do ministry for? In what way is ministry related to worship? Why must worship be central to all that we do?

What change of direction did the Spirit give to the church in Antioch? (13:2) Why might it be difficult for a church to let the Spirit redirect its mission? How can we prepare ourselves to better follow his lead?

Why is it important to recognize spiritual opposition? Do you think that there are current tactics of our enemy that we are not aware of? What might they be? Read 1 Peter 5:8. How can we do this better?

What victory did the Spirit produce for Barnabas, Paul and John Mark in Acts 13:11-12? What types of victory should we be looking for and celebrating as a church? 


Family Time (For dads, moms and kids):

Read Acts 13:1-13 as a family.

How many leaders did the church in Antioch have? What makes a good leader in God’s church?

What does it mean to be filled with the Holy Spirit?

How can our family be filled with the Holy Spirit and why is that important?