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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotional #26

Starting Points Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 8:35 Then Philip began with that very passage of Scripture and told him the good news about Jesus. Insight Steve wanted to run a marathon. So, after building up his fitness, he sat down to plot a route. He figured that the straightest and flatted path […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #25

Obedience in the Small Things Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 8:26, 29 Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go south to the road – the desert road – that goes from Jerusalem to Gaza.”… The Spirit told Philip, “Go to that chariot and stay near it.” Insight Hearing the voice […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast #24

The Primacy of the Heart Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 8:21 “You have no part or share in this ministry, because your heart is not right before God.” Insight To build any kind of structure that lasts, we must begin with a sure and firm foundation. You cannot build even something as small […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #23

New Lands Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 8:5 Philip went down to a city in Samaria and proclaimed the Christ there. Insight When was the last time you went into another culture? Perhaps you traveled overseas, maybe you spent some time in a different part of our city. How did you feel in […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #22

When It All Falls Apart Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 8:3 But Saul began to destroy the church. Going from house to house, he dragged off men and women and put them in prison. Insight Have you ever felt like everything is against you? Like you just can’t catch a break? You know […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #21

Trusting God with the Outcome Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 7:60 Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” Insight We join the Scripture today with the persecution and opposition to the new movement of Christianity in full swing. After the strategy to distribute […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #20

Said the Branch to the Flower… David Breen – General Manager of Training, Discovery Community Care Scripture Acts 6:3 “Brothers, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them…” Insight Said the branch to the flower ‘I am not […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #19

Unless the Lord Builds the House… Matt Destry – Communications Pastor   Scripture Acts 5:38-39   “Therefore, in the present case I advise you: Leave these men alone! Let them go! For if their purpose or activity is of human origin, it will fail. But if it is from God, you will not be able […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast devotion #18

Calling All Angels Matt Destry – Communications Pastor   Scripture Acts 5:19-20   But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out. “Go, stand in the temple courts,” he said, “and tell the people the full message of this new life.”   Insight God will […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #17

Momentum Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 5:14   Nevertheless, more and more men and women believed in the Lord and were added to their number.   Insight There’s nothing like the feeling of being “on a roll”. If you’ve ever played sport, you’d recognise the times when things ‘come easier’ to you, you […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #16

Power in Prayer Matt Destry – Communications Pastor   Scripture Acts 4:31 After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly.    Insight A boy was walking along a pier. At the end of the pier sat […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #15

Priority in Prayer Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 4:29 “Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness” Insight An Olympic shooter had progressed through the preliminary rounds and found himself shooting for the gold medal. All he had to do to win gold was get […]

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