Coleta United Methodist Church

Archive of: Book of Acts Series

Extravagant Generosity

They were all kinds of people. They were Jews, some Gentiles, men, women, Levites, tax collectors, Probably the only common thing was that they love Jesus Christ and wanted to live out their faith. Knowing that all the difference, they still decided to live with the different people and accepted them as family. It is an amazing faithful declaration that Christians can do.

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I Need to Make a Call

Resistance is a normal part of our Christian lives as we seek to live out God’s will. How might we learn to lean on the power of the Holy Spirit and prayerfully seek the courage to continue God’s will in the face of never-ending resistance? In this time of resistance to the Christian teaching and indifference to others, what should we do as the body of Christ, as the church? Back to the original question, what constitutes Coleta UMC? What is the most important feature that we have to bear as Church? Please remember that the early Christians prayed first for boldness to speak the word of God and work for God.

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No Longer Afraid

As you know, I have been with you about a year. It has been a fantastic year and I hope we continue to have this fantastic togetherness for a long time. During this time, it’s always been so good to be here and I’m so grateful to be your pastor.

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GET UP!

I’ve seen many homeless people in Chicago and I have to confess the best reaction that I did was avoiding their eyes. Particularly when I have nothing to give them, it is embarrassing to contact their eyes.

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Now What?

I’ve told you many times that I am a Christian who converted from a Buddhist belief. I became Christian when I was a first year student at high school. Even before becoming a Christian, I was a pretty good student, just a normal mischievous kid. Just a kid who really liked to have some adventures and fun in her boring life.

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The Holy Spirit ... Here ... Now

We generally call Pentecost the birthday of the Church because the church was birthed with the coming of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit didn’t come to everyone at first; the Holy Spirit came to the disciples who were gathered to pray in the upper room, the people who were prepared and waiting for the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit’s appearing among those gathered in the upper room was a distinguishing mark of the people belonging to God.

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It'll Happen

Recently, my sister has started threatening me. She threatens me. Whenever I tease her, she threatens me back by saying “I will record you and let the church people hear what you are saying!” How dare she!

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God Claims You

As you know, I was born and grew up in a Buddhist family and got baptized when I was sixteen years old. I am a profession of faith Christian.

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