So you’ve gathered together on a Sunday. You’ve engaged in fellowship, serving, worship, and the Scriptures. You’ve been encouraged and taught from the Word, and now you’re headed out the door. Now what?Read more "Approaching Sundays: After"
So, you’ve prepared to gather together with the Body of Christ on Sunday morning. You’ve spent time in the passage that will be preached on. You’ve spent time in prayer. You’ve prioritized the Sunday gathering in your schedule. And now it’s Sunday morning. Now what? Now that you’re gathered together with other believers, how should you approach that time together?Read more "Approaching Sundays: During"
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"
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!"
On Sunday, August 7th, we are beginning a new routine in our Sunday morning service. We’re calling it to Crosspoint Connection Card. At a point in the service (usually at the beginning of the message), our First Impression volunteers will be handing out booklets that contain a pen and a pad of “Connection Cards.” We’re asking […]Read more "Crosspoint Connection Card"
Every Sunday, you and I have an opportunity to… Come early to simply sit in quiet reflection and pray before the service begins Lovingly greet another family member of Crosspoint Warmly welcome the person who is new to Crosspoint Introduce ourselves to someone in the room we don’t know Hear how someone is really doing […]Read more "Every Sunday"
Since September 2015, we’ve been making our way through the Old Testament. We’re in the midst of a 3 year chronological journey through the story of Scripture, Genesis to Revelation. I have absolutely loved this journey so far, and have heard really encouraging things from Crosspointers since last fall. We’re on our 10th month of […]Read more "The longer I go…on our journey through Scripture"