All because of Jesus I am… Loved. Romans 8:38-39: 38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 39 neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that […]
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Heather and I were recently driving in the car, and the question came up. What are lessons we learned as a young church plant, that we need to be reminded of now as a church that is 10.5 years old? The Israelites were notorious for forgetting things (Deuteronomy 8-9). And we are too. If you’re like […]
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In March, I celebrated five years of being the Lead Pastor at Crosspoint. In reflecting on those five years, here are five things I have learned or been reminded of. I could give you a list of 50 things, but that makes for a long post. Maybe another day. Here are five. God is Faithful. […]
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Here are some excerpts from week 5 of ‘The Adventure’ (The Work of Staying in Love). Song of Solomon 5:2-6:13. Listen to the full message audio here. Our marriages should be marked by a continual growth. That our relationship, and how we interact with one another as husband and wife, should continually be transformed by the […]
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Here are some excerpts from week 4 of ‘The Adventure’ (The Honeymoon). Song of Solomon 4:1-5:1. Listen to the full message audio here. God’s design is not for you to either idolize sex, making it the basis of your relationship, nor to have a sexless, joyless marriage or to avoid the subject like the plague. Rather, […]
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As I look back on my life, I can see how I tried to shift the blame or point the finger at someone or something else. I see it in my kids sometimes, how they are quick to blame the other person for their own wrong doing instead of owning up to it. “Well she […]
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Here are some excerpts from week 3 of ‘The Adventure’ (The Wedding). Song of Solomon 3:6-11. Listen to the full message audio here. One of the current thoughts on marriage, if you were to ask culture, or the family or friends maybe around you, is that a husband and wife get married, and then they spend […]
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I’m grateful that our God works in the midst of, and despite the mess of our lives. Do you have a spotless, blameless, and clean background and history? Yeah, neither do I. In our current study of the Song of Solomon and ‘The Adventure’ series, you might get the idea or impression that God only […]
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Here are some excerpts from week 2 of ‘The Adventure’ (The Courtship). Song of Solomon 1:12-3:5. Listen to the full message audio here. Here in the Song of Solomon, we see this attraction happening for one another, and you see a deep friendship beginning. If you’re single, especially if you are a student in here, focus […]
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Here are some excerpts from week 1 of ‘The Adventure’ (The Connection). Song of Solomon 1:1-11. Listen to the full message audio here. Genesis…in the beginning. The world is created, man and woman are created, and marriage between that man and woman is created. Everything is good, perfect, and beautiful. Husband and wife are in […]
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