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Stories of Gratitude

Throughout the month of November we will be sharing stories of gratitude and giving thanks for the great goodness of our God.  After today we will have a different speaker each week who will share about gratitude and thanksgiving; relating their personal stories, their journeys through the unexpected, the unimaginable and the, seemingly, unending circumstances which they have faced.  We will learn … [Read More...]

We Can Do Better

One of our core values at LifePoint is what we call "agility."  What we mean by agility in this context is that we strive to preserve our option to respond quickly to the needs we feel God is urging us to address because we understand that within organizations there is a tendency to act cautiously in order to preserve reputation, exercise prudent stewardship of resources (usually financial) and … [Read More...]

An Approachable God

Luke 17:11-19 11 Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. 12 As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance 13 and called out in a loud voice, “Jesus, Master, have pity on us!” 14 When he saw them, he said, “Go, show yourselves to the priests.” And as they went, they were cleansed. 15 One of … [Read More...]

Values: A Catalyst For Action

One of the challenges of being a follower of Jesus relates to the gap between what we say and what we do; what, James, the brother of Jesus who wrote the letter recorded in the Bible as the book of James, referred to as being mere "hearers" of the word. James 1:22 22 Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Even the earliest followers of Jesus struggled … [Read More...]

Getting Our Stories Straight

My comments today will not contain one single passage of scripture but I hope before we are done you will realize that this may be one of the most Jesus-centered messages I've ever shared with you. I want to talk about our STORIES; that is, the stories we tell about our faith and our relationship with God.  I want to lay a foundation today for the way in which we look at sharing Jesus with the … [Read More...]