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  • Andy Nelms Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017

    Here are the top 10 reasons why I’m crazy excited about One Church Worship at 6:30 p.m. on May 26 in the Acts 2 chapel. #LifeGoals. The goal of One Church is to move into the chapel on the Acts 2 campus. In order to realize this goal, additional space must be created for the children and youth that currently occupy that space. We have not realized this goal yet, which is why it is exciting to talk about Friday Night Worship on May 26. We’ll be sprucing up the chapel with all of the cool stuff from One Church like lights, up...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Thursday, 23 March 2017

    What’s happening at One Church for the next four Sundays? We are celebrating our Grand Opening – March Madness style! What does that mean? Good question! This Sunday, March 26, come to One Church worship at 10 a.m. at Frontier Elementary in your favorite basketball team gear. After, hang out with us in the gym where we are having basketball-themed games. Play some games, win prizes and eat concession-style food – it’s going to be a blast! Next Sunday, April 2, we are making a difference. One Church is not only a fun, new co...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Wednesday, 22 February 2017

    What’s the difference? Most often when I tell people about what I am doing they ask me this question, “What is the difference between One Church and Acts 2?” I know what they are asking. They want to know how the service at One Church differs from Acts 2 or any other congregation in northeast Edmond. The answer, though, is complicated. Sure, at One Church, we are worshipping in an elementary school, so there’s an inherent relaxed feeling. We hope that people who attend feel comfortable in a way they might not feel in a trad...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Thursday, 09 February 2017

    As parents of a 3-year-old and a 1-year-old, my wife Melissa and I view sleep as a commodity to be traded. This is most obvious at 5:45 a.m. when Elijah, said 1-year-old, chooses to wake up fully and greet the new day with giggles and laughter. I will inevitably roll over to my wife and commence the transaction, “If you get up with Elijah now, I will trade you at 6:30 a.m.” Melissa then has the opportunity to accept the transaction or counter with her own offer. Eventually, one of us will take the early shift and come back ...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Wednesday, 18 January 2017

    By Rev. Andy Nelms When I was growing up, I got to learn about these three people from the book of Daniel that had the funniest sounding names — Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. These three people, who must have had trouble growing up in elementary school when the substitute called their names, were Hebrews living in exile in Babylon. While in exile, King Nebuchadnezzar took over and built and shrine of himself and declared that every inhabitant should bow down before it and recognize King Nebuchadnezzar as a god. Well, the ...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Tuesday, 20 December 2016

    By Andy Nelms Studies show 82% of people who do not go to church would go to church if someone they knew invited them. A few weeks ago, we asked you to write down the names of two people you intend to bring to One Church’s next Preview on Jan. 8 at 10 a.m. at Frontier Elementary. Is extending that invitation hard for you? If you are like most of us, you are nervous about inviting those friends, family members or neighbors. Let me give you some words of encouragement: They probably want to come to church! One Church is a new...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Wednesday, 07 December 2016

    By Andy Nelms It’s happening! That was Jesus’ message throughout his entire ministry. Jesus spent his life convincing others that the Kingdom of God was already coming to this earth. Jesus did this through miracles, teachings, feedings and showing love and compassion for the least and the lost. It’s happening! This was the feeling I received Sunday during the One Church Sneak Preview. There were many moving pieces that all came together over the weekend. A trailer was hauled from North Carolina to Oklahoma on time. Flights ...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Thursday, 17 November 2016

    Last Sunday night, we had a time of Prayer and Discovery – a time to pray for our church, our community and especially Acts 2’s new extension campus, One Church. During this time, we felt like God was telling us something very specific: we can’t reach people we don’t know, so we’d better spend our time reaching people we do know. What does this mean? I happen to think it means a few different things. First, it means that all of our time expecting unknown people to come to this new community is wasted. There may be a few peo...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Tuesday, 08 November 2016

    We will not be without reminders to be thankful this holiday season. I’m not saying that we will be any more thankful, however. It seems our schedules between now and Christmas have become so laughably chaotic, that we know it’s not healthy. So, as a balm for our wounds (when we have a moment to breathe) we will get on Facebook or Instagram and come across a friend’s post – who is living another chaotic life – of an obligatory reminder to be thankful. It will most likely be a graphic of a table full of people with smiles on...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Thursday, 01 September 2016

    This week Mark, Chantelle, Melissa and I spent time in Plano, Texas, learning from Jim and Kim Griffith of Griffith Coaching. Jim and Kim have coached hundreds of church plants and church revitalizations to further the Kingdom of God. It was an exciting and uplifting time as we dreamed together what God has planned for Acts 2 and One Church in the coming months and years. Here’s one of the biggest takeaways I received from this training: “ministry is a contact sport.” This was a quote from Jim Griffith as he talked about th...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Thursday, 18 August 2016

    Here are the facts about Covenant. Covenant is a new long-term, Wednesday evening Bible study from 6:30-8:00pm. It begins on September 7th. There are many reasons you should feel welcome to join this study: it’s new to you, you’ve taken Disciple but “it’s been awhile,” you’ve never done a Bible study at Acts 2, you want to get to know great people. Covenant is a 24 week (September - March) Bible Study that will cover major themes through the entire Bible. The investment to participate is $35 per person. For the past several...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Wednesday, 15 June 2016

    For the past month or so my three year-old daughter, Anna, has requested when I put her to bed I sing her the “Ariel Song.” Unless I want to experience the wrath of a three-year-old denied her greatest desire, I must sing “Part of Your World” at the top of my lungs just before Anna goes to sleep. Yes, I know the whole song. Jealous? Although I roll my eyes at this fact in front of friends and family, I secretly love it. It’s our thing, a little inside tradition that Anna and I share. I think these little things are what it ...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Wednesday, 11 May 2016

    I love our TGIF events! These things have become something of an legend around Acts 2. TGIF are those epic Friday night events, before or after worship, that have included everything from bounce houses, cook outs, sno-cones, food trucks, and even fireworks! It sounds kind of strange, but one of the reasons I love our TGIF events is because it’s not a “churchy thing." I’ve grown up in church all of my life. I spent most of my young life in the small town of Coweta, Oklahoma where I attended Coweta First United Methodist Chur...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Monday, 25 January 2016

    Melissa and I have been married for more than 6 years now. In these last 6 years, I have been given a lot of relational advice. Some of that advice was very useful and some of it…not so much. One of the best bits of advice I’ve gotten about relationships has come from scripture. Ephesians 3:20-21 is actually about the power of God. Paul writes, “Now to him who has the power at work within us to accomplish abundantly far more than all we can ask or imagine.” This is what God has the power to do through ever facet of our live...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

    If you were with us on Jan 1st or 2nd, you heard that one of my passions is sharing faith with Millennials (those born between 1980-2000). What we know is that 1/3 of Millennials do not have a relationship with Jesus Christ. I believe the problem with Christianity that so many Millennials, and others, have is the same problem that James addressed in his letter. James 1:22 reads, “But be doers of the word, and not merely hearers who deceive themselves.” Come to worship this weekend and learn how to be doers, and not simply h...

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  • Andy Nelms Created on Monday, 21 December 2015

    I hope you are having a blessed time with family and loved ones as we all prepare for the birth of Christ. I am looking forward to worshipping with you on Sunday, December 27 as we all share in the question “Now What?” This sermon will be based on a common feeling that comes with Christmas. Perhaps you have felt (or will feel) the feeling that comes after all of the presents have been opened, wrapping paper lines the living room floor, and the kids have already lost the vital piece to that new toy. It's a feeling, not so mu...

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