Monthly Archives: October 2012

October 31: NOT a Non-Holiday for Christians

October 31 is not a non-holiday for Christians.  In fact, this specific day probably holds more significance in the context of church history than any number of explanations for the secular “trick-or-treat” holiday geared toward children.  One of the seminal … Continue reading

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A Hand Extended (Again…)

I am working on our 5th installment of Mark’s Gospel for this coming Sunday, when we’ll study Mark 1:35-45.  This passage contains several intriguing features, but the first thing I noticed this morning was the correlation with last week’s passage, … Continue reading

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A Hebrew Prophet on the Presidential Debate

Jeremiah 17 5 Thus says the LORD: “Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, whose heart turns away from the LORD. 6 He is like a shrub in the desert, and shall not see … Continue reading

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Upcoming Election

Here is a letter I received today from my friend and Network Leader Les Welk. These are great thoughts on our upcoming election and the electoral process for us as Christians in America. Dear NW Network Minister, At the height … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Beginning: Mark

This morning we begin the Gospel of Mark at LifePoint in our series Jesus: Son of God-Son of Man.  Some fun facts about this narrative: It was the first Gospel written (likely from Rome around AD 64).  It was used as a primary … Continue reading

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Yams for Jesus

Each year, LifePoint Church collects and distributes Thanksgiving meals to families in our local area. Last year we were able to hand out just over 20 meals to families from our church as well as partnering with Illahee Elementary. This … Continue reading

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Jesus: Builder, Owner, Architect

Matthew 16:16-18  Simon Peter replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”  And Jesus answered him, “Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah! For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father who is in … Continue reading

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