Monthly Archives: February 2015

Paul’s Message on Mars Hill

So Paul, standing in the midst of the Areopagus, said: “Men of Athens… Acts 17:22 Paul’s message to the wondering crowd of the Areopagus (the NIV calls this place “Mars Hill,” recorded in Acts 17:22-31) is one of the great … Continue reading

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New Podcast from LifePoint Church

For a number of months Tyler Clarensau (our music/arts pastor) and I have been discussing the possibility of beginning a new creative venture. Earlier this week we took the plunge. Our idea has developed into what we are calling the … Continue reading

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Provoked or Desensitized?

Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him as he saw that the city was full of idols. Acts 17:16 A little over a week ago I wrote a post about what it … Continue reading

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Getting Over “Easy Math” on Suffering

The sufferings of Job are well-known. His story, unfolded in the 18th book of the Old Testament, is one of loss and despair, devastation and redemption. It sheds great light on the issue of suffering and the character of God. … Continue reading

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A Life That Backs It Up

For you remember, brothers, our labor and toil: we worked night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you, while we proclaimed to you the gospel of God. You are witnesses, and God also, how … Continue reading

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Your Gospel Means Little Without Your Life

…but we were gentle among you, like a mother caring for her little children. We loved you so much that we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well, because you … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To “Weep for the Lost?”

For our appeal does not spring from error or impurity or any attempt to deceive, but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not to please man, but to please … Continue reading

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