Author: John

  • Bible Study: Acts Chapter 15

    Notes for my weekly Bible Study group. Resources Acts overview (video): Part 1, Part 2 Reading Guide Teaching Notes (PDF) Video Summary In Acts 15, the authority of sharing the gospel comes into question when Gentiles were converted to follow Jesus. A group of men from Judea (known as Judaizers) were teaching that  circumcision was…

  • Book Club: The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry Part 3

    Intermission: Gospels are biographies and we can learn from them Spritual Disciplines (“practies of Jesus”) – how we follow Jesus Bible Reading Prayer Sabbath Disciplne: any activity that enables me to eventually do something that I cannot yet do. Jesus doesn’t command us to do any of His practices, He just does them and says “follow…

  • Bible Study: Acts Chapter 14

    Notes for my weekly Bible Study group. Resources Reading Guide Teaching Notes (PDF) Video Summary NOTE: There is a lot of confusion around when Saul becomes Paul. Paul was on a mission to spread the gospel among the Gentiles who spoke Latin anf Greek. Paul adopted his Roman name (Paul) because the name Saul had…

  • Bible Study: Acts Chapter 13

    Notes for my weekly Bible Study group. Resources Reading Guide Teaching Notes (PDF) Video Summary Jesus said he did not come to eradicate the Law, but fulfill it. Acts is the product of that fulfillment Paul’s First Missionary: Jerusalem The church started in Jerusalem Then to Judea and Samaria Then to the ends of the…

  • Bible Study: Acts Chapter 12

    Notes for the weekly discussion with my Bible Study group. Resources Reading Guide Teaching Notes (PDF) Video Summary Acts 12 reflects Psalm 34:15–16. The Lord watches over those who do right and hears their cries. The Lord ignores those who do evil and will erase their memory from the earth. King Herod attacks the church…

  • Postman Tips When Working Remotely

    Much of this seems common sense but provides a nice overview. Source: How to Crush API Dev Work when You’re 100% Remote with Postman – DZone

  • Bible Study: Acts Chapter 11

    Notes for the weekly discussion with my Bible Study group. Resources Reading Guide Teaching Notes (PDF) Video Summary In Acts 10, the Holy Spirit poured Himself out on Cornelius and Cornelius’s whole household. It was the first Gentile Pentecost. Jewish leaders were unhappy about Peter fraternizing with the Gentiles. Peter explained his entire story, including…

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