The book of Acts describes the Church after the first Pentecost continuing steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and receiving their daily necessities “with gladness and simplicity of heart.” That accurately and vividly pictures the heart of this new Church. The joy of believing as they did is ours to have today. Let’s look at their example as an inspiring lesson for us today.
Andy Diemer is a UCG elder who pastors congregations in New England. He was baptized into the Church in 1981. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from Cleveland State University.