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Summer Bible Study - August 14, 2013 ()

Dennis R. Wiles, August 14, 2013
Part of the Church Meets Culture, 2.0 series, preached at a Midweek Meeting service

Dennis R. Wiles
FBC Arlington
August 14, 2013

SUMMER BIBLE STUDY
Church Meets Culture, 2.0
Influential People

Acts 1:8 – you will be my witnesses!

A witness is one who has personal knowledge, shares that knowledge and lives in light of its truth.

Influence: the capacity or power of persons or things to be a compelling force on or produce effects on the actions, behavior, opinions, etc., of others.

What kind of “influencer” are you?

Mavens, Connectors, Salesmen

The Book of Acts is filled with anonymous and lesser known people who played vital roles in the spread of the Gospel across the ancient world.

Anonymous Influencers: Acts 1:5; 2:41; 6:7; 8:27; 11:20; 16:5

Prominent Women of Influence: Acts 1:14; 13:50; 17:4, 12; 21:8-9

Priscilla: Acts 18:1-4, 18, 26; Romans 16:3-4; 1 Corinthians 16:19; 2 Timothy 4:19

Lydia: Acts 16:11-15

Barnabas the Encourager: Acts 4:36-37; 11:22-26
Generous
Glad
Gracious

Stephen the Martyr: Acts 6:5-6; 6:8-8:3

Philip the Evangelist: Acts 6:5-6; 8:4-40
Courageous
Available
Obedient

Peter the Bold Leader: Acts 2:14
Transformation
Bold
Faithful

Paul the Missionary and Theologian: Acts 9:1-30; 11:25-26; 13:1-3
Gifted
Enterprising
Tireless
Inspirational