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"
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"
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"
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!"
Here’s a glimpse of what it looks like to see God’s work in Hype through the eyes of three student testimonies… “So far this year, I have already learned new ways to decipher text and interact with others. I have been challenged to reach out to people that I don’t know, ask for forgiveness from […]Read more "Hype Student Testimonies"
We cannot begin to express how eager we are to begin this journey with the faith family at Crosspoint. From both of our perspectives, the idea of serving as a pastor with Crosspoint is something we would have never thought of stepping into. With that in mind we are amazed at how God has woven […]Read more "Getting to know Jon and Sarah Watts"
Around Crosspoint, our volunteers truly are at the heart of what we do. Without our volunteers, God-glorifying, life-changing ministry just wouldn’t happen. So why do our volunteers serve? Why do they join Jesus in His invitation to be a part of a mission that is greater than themselves? Here is one testimony from Kevin and […]Read more "Why I Serve – Kevin and Kristi Funk"
Our new series called “The Story Begins…” starts on September 6, and runs through November 29. This series is all part of our new 3 year journey through the Bible in a chronological way. There are some great resources to go along with this series, to help us take Sundays further into the week. In […]Read more "Resources for ‘The Story Begins…’"
Around Crosspoint, our volunteers truly are at the heart of what we do. Without our volunteers, God-glorifying, life-changing ministry just wouldn’t happen. So why do our volunteers serve? Why do they join Jesus in His invitation to be a part of a mission that is greater than themselves? Here is one testimony from Nick Agnew […]Read more "Why I serve – Nick Agnew"
Back in June some HYPE students and leaders went on a missions trip to Mississippi to partner with Relevant Ministry. A few students had the opportunity to share about their experience in the Sunday service after we got back from the trip, but not everyone that wanted to share had the chance to. Below is […]Read more "Missionary"