A New Thing – 6/9/19 (Pentecost)

A New Thing June 9, 2019 (Pentecost) Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Isaiah 43:18-19; Acts 2:1-18 Both Chris and Jan heard the sound of the rushing wind. They were in Jerusalem for the annual festival of Pentecost or Shavu’ot. Shavu’ot was when they brought the first offerings of the year to

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The Crazy Experiment (Pentecost – 5/20/18)

The Crazy Experiment May 20th, 2018 (Pentecost) Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Acts 2 Every time I read the Luke’s account of Pentecost I wonder what it was like for those disciples who’d experienced it.  What was it like to be in that room with the sound like a rushing wind? 

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Out of the Comfort Zone – 6/04/17

Out of the Comfort Zone June 4, 2017 (Pentecost) Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana Text: Acts 2:1-36 The great preacher Billy Graham told a story about being sent to visit various backwoods and small town churches when he was in Bible College. In preparation for these visits a

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Poured Out for Blessings – 5/15/16 (Pentecost)

Poured out for Blessings May 15, 2016 (Pentecost) Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian Church, Columbiana Text: Acts 2:1-21 When we lived in New York there was a wonderful little toddler playground not far from our house. As Eric played, I would sit on a bench and watch the kids.

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Roo-akh/Pneuma/Spirit – 5/24/2015

Roo-akh/Pneuma/Spirit (Holy Spirit #1) May 24, 2015 (Pentecost) Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian Church, Columbiana Text: Acts 2:1-21 This morning I want to invite you to consider two of my favorite Biblical words. The first is roo-akh. We find it right at the beginning of the Bible, less then

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