In 2017, 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 (January-March) 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: January – March 2018"
What if we, as God’s people, walked by faith, and not by sight? 2 Corinthians 5:7Read more "What if?"
We cannot seek an understanding of Christ and the effect of his redeeming love on our lives apart from understanding that without Christ we are desperately sick. The universal sickness tainting all of mankind confronts us with the truth of who we are apart from the transforming work of God’s grace. Our eyes are opened by our Redeemer to our own sinfulness. Simultaneously working alongside this fresh view of ourselves, we start seeing God and his ways with greater clarity.Read more "The Amazing Sinfulness of Sin"
If you go back to Genesis 1 and 2 and look at the creation account of when the Lord started the world, I see three key things the Lord has designed and called Godly men to do with their lives. I’ll call them the 3 W’s of life.Read more "Worship, Work, and Wife"
God isn’t shaking his head in disappointment at our resistance. He is patiently and graciously working in us a desire to tighten our grip on him so that we might experience the eternal riches and fruit of reliance. I need the Spirit desperately, so do you. May we trust in the Lord to accomplish through the Spirit far greater things in us and through us than we could ask or imagine.Read more "Don’t Resist the Spirit"
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"
I’m talking about the trials, the pain, and the unknown that we experience in life. Events or seasons that leave us wondering and fearful of what’s lurking in the dark shadows that seem to choke the path in front of us as we try to walk in faithfulness to God. Why would God’s path of righteousness ever travel through valleys like those? Why wouldn’t he keep that path running on high ground?Read more "Righteousness in the Dark"