If you go back to Genesis 1 and 2 and look at the creation account of when the Lord started the world, I see three key things the Lord has designed and Godly men to do with their lives. I’ll call them the 3 W’s of life.Read more "Worship, Work, and Wife"
God isn’t shaking his head in disappointment at our resistance. He is patiently and graciously working in us a desire to tighten our grip on him so that we might experience the eternal riches and fruit of reliance. I need the Spirit desperately, so do you. May we trust in the Lord to accomplish through the Spirit far greater things in us and through us than we could ask or imagine.Read more "Don’t Resist the Spirit"
Dear Christ Following High School Student As you follow and trust in the Jesus of the Bible during your high school years, here are 8 encouragements I have for you. I have more (ask my kids), but for the sake of this blog post, here are 8. Grow in your knowledge and understanding of who […]Read more "Dear Christ Following High School Student"
I’m talking about the trials, the pain, and the unknown that we experience in life. Events or seasons that leave us wondering and fearful of what’s lurking in the dark shadows that seem to choke the path in front of us as we try to walk in faithfulness to God. Why would God’s path of righteousness ever travel through valleys like those? Why wouldn’t he keep that path running on high ground?Read more "Righteousness in the Dark"
Ever since the church began, it has had to hold two things in tension with one another. You could call them inward and outward. The inward community the church has with one another, and the outward reach the church has to its neighbors and to the nations.Read more "The Tension of Inward and Outward"
Earlier this year, we began sharing in our Sunday program, evidences of God’s grace and work in the life of Crosspoint and our community. Below, are the evidences (October – December) collected into one post. May these lead us to an attitude of thankfulness to and worship of our God who is at work, not […]Read more "Evidences of God’s Grace: October – December 2017"
The construction of homes, advances in modern medicine, the publishing of books, the crafting of a delicious meal, the beautiful canvas masterpiece, and the skillfully composed song all scream of this reordering labeled as technology. Making man in God’s image has given humanity the intelligence to take the surplus of creation before our eyes and mold it in ways that reflect his character. The fall of man and sin has taken this joy and twisted it so the things we touch are used for both redemptive and corrupt purposes. This is where the phone comes in…Read more "Your Phone is Changing You"