Being an Agent of Change

Acts 7.54-8.25

Lessons the Early Church Learned:

  • A.  Master the Message (Acts 3.12-21; 4.5-12)
  • B.  Keep the Mission Paramount (Acts 4.32-5.11)
  • C.  Speak Truth to Power (Acts 5.29-39)
  • D.  Create Forms That Facilitate Function (Acts 6.1-8)
  • E.  Internalize the Gospel (Acts 7.54-60)
    • 1. Gain a correct view of Jesus (54-56)
    • 2. Stop trying to control results (57-59a)
    • 3. Focus on your union with Jesus (59b)
    • 4. Master the art of forgiveness (60)
  • F.  Commit to the Process, not the Results You See in Other People (John 6.26-41; 59-71)
  • G. Lead Your Heart to:
    • 1. Accept Loss (8.1-3)
    • 2. Embrace Change (8.4-25)