A guest blog post from Crosspoint’s Worship and Communications Intern, Chris Garcia… In my early high school years, my dad would intentionally remind me that I needed to make my faith my own; that there would come a time when I’m not going to have anyone waking me up for church in the morning […]Read more "Whose Faith is it Anyways?: A College Kid’s Reflection on Growing Up in a Christian Home"
To echo Paul’s words and say, follow me as I follow Christ. Become like me, as I become more and more like Jesus. For knowing Him and being known by Him, is of surpassing value in my life.Read more "Become Like Me"
I pray that when these moments happen in our lives, when we encounter those who served as Christlike witnesses to us, both before knowing the Lord and after knowing Him, that our hearts might fill with gratitude. And our mouths might express thanksgiving both to the Lord and to the faithful disciplemakers that He has used in our lives for our good and His glory.Read more "Full Circle Disciplemaking"
According to one website, a quick win is an improvement that is visible, has immediate benefit, and can be delivered quickly. It doesn’t have to be profound. Sometimes the hardest part in growing as a spiritual leader in your home, is starting.Read more "Quick Wins in Fathering"
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"
One of our prayers for 2017 is that the Lord would ‘Anchor Us.’ That He would anchor us in His unchanging Word. As our Crosspoint Culture says, “our foundation and authority is the Bible, the inspired, sufficient, true, relevant, living Word of God.” Much like growing in prayerfulness, we’d also all agree that we need […]Read more "Reading Through the Gospels…Together"
Deuteronomy 6:4–9 (NIV84) 4 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. 6 These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. 7 Impress them on your children. […]Read more "Disciplemaking Resources"
Judges 2:7-8: 7 And the people served the Lord all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who outlived Joshua, who had seen all the great work that the Lord had done for Israel. 8 And Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of the Lord, died at the age of 110 years. In the time of Joshua’s leadership, […]Read more "“For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance…”"
As parents, we’ve been called to make disciples of Jesus at home. Deuteronomy 6:4-9: 4 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. 6 These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. 7 Impress them on your children. Talk about […]Read more "Praying with your kids this school year"