Monthly Archives: December 2014

Lessons from 2014: A Pastor Needs to Study

Lesson #3: A Pastor Needs to Study I started my journey in full-time pastoral ministry 5 days after I graduated from seminary. Although I had been working on church staffs in different capacities for a few years, full-time vocational ministry … Continue reading

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LPC Partnering with Western Seminary

I love this time of year. The final weeks of every year are a time when we look back and look forward. At this point that means reflecting on 2014, thanking God for all He did and is doing, and … Continue reading

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2014 Lessons: Boys are Birthed, Men are Built

Another lesson I’ve learned in 2014 is that boys are birthed, but men are built. Lesson #2: Boys are Birthed, Men are Built There is a difference between being a male and being a man. Being a man isn’t a … Continue reading

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2014 Lessons: Kids Need Time

I have learned a number of lessons in 2014. As we close out the year here on 2thesource over the next couple weeks, I’d like to share some of them with you. Lesson #1: Kids Need Time I have 4 … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions

If you haven’t yet discovered this resource, check out This is one of our LifePoint websites, that we have designed for the specific purpose of equipping you and your family this Christmas season. Here is a little sampling of … Continue reading

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Show Me Your Doctrine

Is right doctrine more a matter of what you say you believe or what you show you believe? If you read the book of Titus (and the book of James for that matter), I think you’ll find that right doctrine … Continue reading

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A Season of Hope

We’re trying out something new this Christmas at LifePoint. Here is one of the video blogs that you can find at, the site we have dedicated to our Advent themes throughout this month. This week’s theme: Hope.

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“Through all the darkness, Jesus has been there.”

If you missed these great stories from Sunday, here they are. These folks went public with their faith in Jesus this last weekend, and it was awesome.

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The Religious Leader and the Shamed Outcast

How are you doing on your Christmas shopping? I’m about half-way there. I don’t know what your personal gift-search strategy is, but I tend to prefer the heat-seeking missile approach. I want to spend as little time as possible in … Continue reading

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A More Thorough Sermon On John 3

Yesterday at LifePoint we kicked off The Hour Has Come, our 2014 Advent series. I preached a single verse of Scripture, examining in detail the contents of John 3:16. We camped out in this one verse, and we found that it … Continue reading

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