Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Challenge of Ruth and Boaz

As I’ve been working through Ruth chapter 3 this week in preparation to preach it this morning, I have found myself very challenged by the examples of Ruth and Boaz in this text.  To top it off, I started reading … Continue reading

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The Proposal

We’re in the middle of Redeeming Ruth at LifePoint Church.  The drama of this powerful short story heats up this weekend with The Proposal in Ruth chapter 3.  On Mothers Day we began our four week journey through Ruth, as … Continue reading

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Prayer from my 3-year old

Sophia has been reading her Bible: 1 Timothy 2:8 I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;

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Ready for a Revolution?

Serving is a powerful thing.  Something happens when you serve.  Things change.  You change.  You see others change.  When you serve others you join in the mission of God, the mission He sent His Son Jesus to accomplish.  Jesus “came … Continue reading

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Are You Covered?

Does your shelter cover you? I live in the Pacific Northwest, which means I’m a little different when it comes to my expectations of weather conditions.  I heard somewhere that through last Saturday we were experiencing the longest dry spell … Continue reading

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There You Are!

A couple of weeks ago I was meeting with a group of pastors and I was challenged by a few questions that were posed by the leader of the discussion.    We were talking about character and humility, and he asked … Continue reading

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Debate on Homosexuality

Just received this letter from the national office of the Assemblies of God, the network of churches we are affiliated with at LifePoint. I thought the content was very good and worth posting here on my blog. Dr. George Wood … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day: Redeeming Ruth

This Sunday, Mother’s Day, we begin Redeeming Ruth at LifePoint Church.  Our gathering times roll back a half hour as well, so from here on out our service times will be 9am and 11am.  The first week of a book … Continue reading

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The Sun Sets…But Everything It Touched Is Different

A 17 week journey ends this morning.  On January 8 at LifePoint we began travelling through the book of Philippians.  Our expedition has taken us through all 104 verses of the “Epistle of Joy,” and it ends today with the … Continue reading

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A Week of Travels

This last week (April 23-May 1), Carissa and I had the privilege of travelling to a few different locations representing LifePoint Church.  We arrived home earlier this week, just in time for Sophia’s (our youngest daughter) 3rd birthday.  This blog … Continue reading

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