Have you ever felt inadequate as a follower of Christ? Maybe you couldn’t find the right words to say to comfort a grieving friend. Maybe you didn’t know how pray for something or someone. Maybe you had a hard time trusting God to provide for you and your family. Maybe you couldn’t resist a temptation. […]Read more "You Have Been Filled"
When something is ordinary, it is commonplace, customary, every day, habitual, and routine. When something is unordinary, it is rare, unusual, and uncommon. I believe if we are to increasingly reflect how the Scriptures call us to live, these actions must become ordinary among believers in Christ. Last week I listed four in a blog […]Read more "Moving from Unordinary to Ordinary – Part 2"
I believe if we are to increasingly reflect how the Scriptures call us to live, these actions must become ordinary among believers in Christ. While we could list a multitude, here are four actions that deal specifically with our mouths, words, and relationships.Read more "Moving from Unordinary to Ordinary – Part 1"
So, last Fall, my key to our van went missing. We still have the other key, but this one just up and vanished, like that sock that somehow manages to work its way out of a load of laundry somewhere between the washer and the dryer, never to be found again. Up to this point […]Read more "Key Prayer"
Do I truly trust that God is my provider? Do I truly trust that He will meet my needs? It’s not always easy to write that check, especially when things are tight financially, but it’s freeing to also say “okay Lord, I’m trusting You!” And I can say, for nearly 40 years, that God really is my provider, and He does meet my needs.Read more "Why We Give – God is our Creator and Provider"
I love thinking of Bible study as digging for treasure. When I do, it causes me to think through three things: proper tools, the act of digging, and reflecting on the value of the treasure I find. My hope is to give you a place to start when it comes to reading your Bible and how you can begin exposing yourself to God’s Word regularly.Read more "Treasuring the Word"
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 (July – September) 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: July – September 2017"