October 22nd, 2021

Read Ephesians 2:10 NIV For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Philip’s ministry journey was no accident. All along God had a plan for Philip’s life to serve and to teach others. Let’s seek God today in prayer as we […]

October 21st, 2021

Read Acts 21:7-9 NIV 7 We continued our voyage from Tyre and landed at Ptolemais, where we greeted the brothers and sisters and stayed with them for a day. 8 Leaving the next day, we reached Caesarea and stayed at the house of Philip the evangelist, one of the Seven. 9 He had four unmarried […]

October 20th, 2021

Read Acts 8:8:26-40 NIV 26 Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go south to the road—the desert road—that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” 27 So he started out, and on his way he met an Ethiopian eunuch, an important official in charge of all the treasury of the Kandake (which means […]

October 19th, 2021

Read Acts 8:9-13 NIV  9 Now for some time a man named Simon had practiced sorcery in the city and amazed all the people of Samaria. He boasted that he was someone great, 10 and all the people, both high and low, gave him their attention and exclaimed, “This man is rightly called the Great […]

October 18th, 2021

Read Acts 8:4-8 NIV 4 Those who had been scattered preached the word wherever they went. 5 Philip went down to a city in Samaria and proclaimed the Messiah there. 6 When the crowds heard Philip and saw the signs he performed, they all paid close attention to what he said. 7 For with shrieks, […]

October 17th, 2021

Read Acts 6:1-7 NIV 1 In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. 2 So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, “It would not be right for us […]

October 16th, 2021

BEing the church is still what God calls us to do today. But what does that look like? One day each week we will hear stories from within our Cross Creek community,  of people who are taking intentional steps to BE the church to their community. This week we will hear from Anne Morrell,  and […]

October 15th, 2021

Read: Acts 9:41-42 He took her by the hand and helped her to her feet. Then he called for the believers, especially the widows, and presented her to them alive. This became known all over Joppa, and many people believed in the Lord. Tabitha was a disciple. She was always doing good and helping others. […]

October 14th, 2021

Read: Acts 9:40 Peter sent them all out of the room; then he got down on his knees and prayed. Turning toward the dead woman, he said, “Tabitha, get up.” She opened her eyes, and seeing Peter she sat up. What did Peter say in his prayer? How did he invoke the power of the […]

October 13th, 2021

Read: Acts 9:39 Peter went with them, and when he arrived he was taken upstairs to the room. All the widows stood around him, crying and showing him the robes and other clothing that Dorcas had made while she was still with them. Tabitha’s (or Dorcas’) legacy is in the response of the widows standing […]