In an age of living for the next mountaintop, what would it look like if we put down the goals and began living for our values. Perhaps value living will lead us to exceeding any goal we might ever have the courage to set.
Roseto, Pennsylvania is the type of classic small town that moviemakers look for as a setting for scenes of quintessential Americana. Its population has fluctuated by only a couple hundred people over the last century. From all appearances, things have frozen in time.
We see the first church in Acts and are amazed. We want the power, the evangelism, the grace. What we fail to understand is that there were certain essentials in place to see that type of dynamic experience. This is true not only for churches but marriages, friendships and work environments. So what was the secret sauce of Pentecost?