Book of Acts

Pulpit Notes on Leading with a Heart for People

Are you looking for a simple and easy to use reference guide so you can write better content and speak better sermons from the Book of Acts? I want to make this as simple for you as possible, so here are my pulpit notes from decades of experience behind the pulpit and training leaders.

Acts 16:16-40 Tell Someone About Jesus

Tell someone about Jesus, that is how God designed things. God wants humans to tell other humans about Him, and he promises to visit those conversations. It should be said, you and I would set it up differently, perhaps in…

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Acts 16:1-15 God’s Better Plan

Until recently, the Apostle Paul has been on a roll with God. At least that is how Acts portray’s him, from his conversion until now in Acts 16, about twenty years have passed, and Paul has not made any mistakes.…

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Jesus Only #2

What is Jesus Only? Trust in Jesus above all competitors—that is Jesus Only. Two phrases are helpful: Jesus only saves me Jesus only matures me Acts 15 Context Born again Pharisee’s, let that sink in for moment, the very Jewish…

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My name is Rick Soto and I love the scriptures, and treasure every opportunity to teach someone about God. More than anything, I pray in this lifetime I am a wonderful witness for Christ, and a friend on the journey. I was not always this way. It was during my senior year at San Diego State University when I had a radical encounter with Jesus Christ. Instantly, a powerful love from heaven overwhelmed my life—I can honestly tell you I was not expecting that to happen, and since then, I have never been the same.