If we are following the Jesus of the Bible, then we (and those around us) should be seeing in our own lives, the Spirit bringing about change in these four areas of our lives.Read more "Converted Hearts Lead to Changed Lives"
To the existing and future parents of middle and high school students – Here is my encouragement as to why your children need to be actively engaged in student ministry.Read more "Why Student Ministry: A Parents’ Perspective"
It is a role that leads them to a continual posture of dependence upon the Lord and confidence in the Lord. For it is only in such a posture that an under-shepherd, can be a Christlike example among the flock, serve and work among a plurality of unified leadership, and ultimately come under and follow the Good and Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ.Read more "The Character and Way of Life of an Elder"
In looking at Hebrews 11, we learn some things about what a life of faith looks like…Read more "A Life of Faith"
Last 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 only through us, […]Read more "Evidences of God’s Grace: April – June 2018"
If Romans 12:9-18 give us a beautiful picture of how Christ followers are to live and love in light of having received the mercies of God, then how would we describe the opposing view? The picture that conforms to the patterns of this world or age?Read more "In view of the mercies of God, let love be without hypocrisy"
The educated have been an immense blessing in my life. I’m not talking about the formally educated with the diplomas. I’m talking about the Scripturally educated and those who use their diplomas for the purposes of God. I’m grateful for these people. People more mature in their faith have poured hours of investment into me and by God’s grace and power, I stand on their backs.Read more "An Open Letter to the Educated"