August 28, 2022

Grace and Diversity

We sometimes think the world discovered the value of diversity recently. In fact, appreciating diversity was an invention of Christians, who, reflecting on the gospel, realized the barriers between different types of people had been broken down in Christ. In him, we can find unity across lines that normally divide.


August 22, 2022

Hope of His Return

We sometimes think of the end of the world as bad news, but for the early church, it was a source of profound hope. There is a confidence to knowing that the King is coming back, evil will be judged, and the world will be renewed.


August 14, 2022

Sexual Holiness

One of the most countercultural things about Christianity in the Roman world was it’s sexual ethic. This approach to sexuality is once again countercultural, but it offers an refreshing alternative that our culture desperately needs.


August 7, 2022

A Non-Anxious Presence

As the Upside Down teaching series reaches the end of Acts, Paul's journey is full of trials and detours. Pastor Cory Shumate teaches on trusting God with your journey.


July 31, 2022

Destroyer of the Gods

When the gospel comes to Ephesus, it not only changes individual lives, it undermines their entire economy, which was built on idolatry. As a result, the people begin to riot, fearing the long term effects of people following Jesus.


July 25, 2022

Paul, Pagans, and a Podcast Episode

When Paul comes to Athens, he engages with their culture of religion, poetry, and philosophy to point to the truth of Jesus. The Bible Savvy Podcast team applies the COMMA Bible-reading method to Acts 17.


July 17, 2022

Hearing and Speaking Truth

When Paul and Barnabas heal someone in Lystra and Derbe, the people attempt to worship them. Instead, Paul and Barnabase insisted that they were mere humans, not above anyone else. Refusing to become celebrities, heroes, or gods, they instead embraced hardships for the sake of the one who is to be worshiped. They undermined the idolatry of their age, and pointed to the one who deserves to be elevated.


July 8, 2022

No One's Beyond God's Reach

The conversion of Saul has so many ripple effects across history, but at its heart, it is one of the best examples of the most revolutionary quality of the Gospel: No one is beyond God’s grace.


July 3, 2022

Impossible Generosity

The early church was not wealthy, but they were surprisingly generous. Over the centuries, their care for the poor was the catalyst for a revolution in how the world looked at people in need.


June 26, 2022

The Ascension of the King

Why didn't Jesus stick around longer after he rose from the dead? Pastor Clayton teaches on why it was better for Jesus to ascend to heaven, rather than stay on earth.



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