As if verses 28-30 weren’t already one of the most precious and comforting promises we can cling to as believers, Paul keeps piling on the goodness of our Heavenly Father in verses 31-32.Read more "Everything"
We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God, who are called according to his purpose. – Romans 8:28 (CSB) I love that verse. It was my grandpa’s favorite verse. He had a wooden plaque with that verse etched in it. That plaque now hangs in my office, and […]Read more "Conforming Glory"
This week marks 8 years that I have been on staff full time as a pastor at Crosspoint. As I reflect back over those 8 years, it feels simultaneously like a lifetime has passed and like I’m just getting started. Over those years, God has used his Spirit and his Word applied through many, many […]Read more "Eight Years In"
From Kevin Funk… On May 21st the Ground Zero museum opened in New York. This museum is built where the twin towers once stood, but actually some of its core exhibits are built seven stories beneath the surface of the ground. With as much about September 12th as it is about 9-11, the Museum provides a case study […]Read more "From Ground Zero to Hero"
This past Sunday I gave a message entitled “Hope In God”. You can listen to the podcast HERE. We looked at Psalms 42-43 and discussed the battle David had in his heart between the deep sorrow he felt over his circumstances and the encouragement he received in the promise of God. When tough trials hit […]Read more "The Bigger Picture of Our Pain"