Monthly Archives: September 2014

Genesis Unbound

In my study of the initial chapters of Genesis, one book has stood out from the rest as a most helpful tool in discovering the meaning and implications of the creation narrative. That book is Genesis Unbound by John Sailhamer. … Continue reading

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Light vs. Sun : Does Genesis Contradict Itself?

We examined days 2-6 of creation yesterday in week 3 of Rise and Fall at LPC. Day 4 is one that has received its fair share of commentary over the years. A cursory reading of the creation account in Genesis … Continue reading

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Origin Issues: The Struggle To Cut God Out

Despite what you may have learned in school or picked up at your local Barnes and Noble lately, the issue of origin has not been settled in the hearts and minds of your fellow humans. A few things are clear: … Continue reading

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SEVEN begins this Sunday

This Sunday we begin seven days of prayer and fasting with hundreds of other churches in the Portland/Vancouver area. This initiative grows every year, as area churches have committed a week in late September to unify, pray, and fast for … Continue reading

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Inigo Montoya on the Bible and Science

“I do not think that means what you think it means.” As we preach through Genesis at LifePoint, a main point of emphasis for us is allowing the Bible to speak for itself. This is a good discipline no matter … Continue reading

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Introducing Bo, Melissa, Benjamin, and Bella Lane

For a number of months, perhaps years, we have been praying about filling a key role on our leadership team that we have come to call “Media Director.” We searched high and low and in the middle, and we found … Continue reading

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Classes @ LPC Beginning This Week

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Do Life Together @ LPC

On September 21st, Summer will come to a close and our Fall Session of LifeGroups will kick-off as our LifeGroups resume their normal routines (or rhythms as we call it). LifeGroups are a way of life for us here at … Continue reading

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The Genesis Debate: Please Just Let the Bible Speak for Itself

To kick off Rise and Fall at LifePoint yesterday we covered a single verse, the first verse of the Bible. This solitary verse has become one of the more dissected and scrutinized sentences in human history. In the beginning God … Continue reading

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Rise and Fall

Tomorrow @ LPC we kick off our fall series in Genesis, Rise and Fall. Our text tomorrow morning is Genesis 1:1. Genesis is a book of origins. In the first 4 chapters, our focal point for Rise and Fall, we will encounter the … Continue reading

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