We should approach Sundays to gain all God has for us while giving away ourselves to complete worship along with our brothers and sisters. The reality is, many of us approach Sundays with a light hearted attitude summed up in one word, routine. Not routine in the good sense. Instead, we are routine in the sense of growing numb toward all God is doing through the Body of Christ gathering together for worship. As we seek to approach Sundays well, for the glory of God, I want to look at 3 ways we can engage greater on Sunday mornings.Read more "Approaching Sundays: Before"
God calls us to be generous with the money He has given to us. We are to generously, faithfully, and cheerfully store up our treasure in Heaven, and invest it into God’s work in God’s Kingdom. Here is a testimony from a Crosspoint household who is giving to God’s work in and through the ministry […]Read more "Why We Give – “God, we trust you to take care of us.”"
On August 1, I will have been a pastor at Crosspoint for 10 years. I worked at State Farm for 9.5 years before becoming a pastor, so I’ve now been a pastor longer than I was in the corporate world. Coming up on 10 years has caused a lot of reflection to occur in my […]Read more "10 things I’m thankful for after 10 years"
What are we telling our kids when it comes to dating and marriage? A lot of things. And we’ve been talking about it long before they were teenagers. Specifically, what are we telling our son? Here are the 5 things we’re encouraging him in, as he approaches the dating and marriage years.Read more "Dear son…on the subject of dating and marriage…"
Self-discipline is something we all want more of in at least one or multiple areas of our lives. So what do we do with that? Are we stuck in a perpetual state of 1 step forward, 2 steps back?Read more "I want to be more disciplined"
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 (April – June) 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: April – June 2017"
He has rescued us from the domain of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son he loves. In him we have redemption, the forgiveness of sin. – Colossians 1:13-14 (CSB) Wow! What wonderful gospel words! Words that are true! Words that help us know the God who has saved us! Words that […]Read more "Wow!"