Category Archives: Preaching

Any and all blogs that focus on preaching and teaching.

Signing Off: Letter to an Exile

This coming Sunday will be our 20th (consecutive) and final Sunday in the book of First Peter. The Letter to an Exile is finally concluding at LifePoint. I have really enjoyed this letter. Here is a summary of the “big … Continue reading

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Identity Shift: From Outcast to Child of God

First Peter 1:1 calls Christians “elect exiles.” This is a remarkably paradoxical identity. We are “elect” (chosen by God), but we are also “exiles” (strangers and sojourners) in the world. We have been called out of the world to be … Continue reading

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Letter to an Exile Kickoff: Meet Peter

By now I’m sure you’re aware of the winter storm we have been hit with here in Clark County. For safety sake, we are not asking people to come out to the facility this morning, but instead we are gathering … Continue reading

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Money Wisdom

Yesterday I preached out of the book of Proverbs on the subject of money. If you weren’t able to make it, here are the 10 principles we examined from the study of the book. This certainly isn’t comprehensive, you could … Continue reading

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If You Can Be One Thing…

I’m thinking about the subject of preaching today. The prevailing thought occurring in my mind at the moment is: If you can be one thing in your preaching, be faithful. As we learn to communicate through preaching, we generally focus … Continue reading

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Advent @ LifePoint

Advent begins this Sunday, as does our new series named for it at LifePoint Church. The term “Advent” comes from the Latin word adventus, literally translated “coming” (hence the second coming of Jesus which is often referred to as the … Continue reading

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Beautiful Feet

We closed out Mark’s gospel this past Sunday at LifePoint. It took 56 weeks to go through all 679 verses of the book, and we learned a ton. On Sunday we examined Mark 16:1-20, which contained the big idea: “The … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Barabbas

This morning at LifePoint we were in Mark 15:1-15. This text tells the story of the sentencing of Jesus before Pilate. There is a character in the text named Barabbas, a criminal, whose story is often overlooked. We can’t forget … Continue reading

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And Down the Stretch We Come

This Sunday we enter week 50 of our study in the Gospel of Mark. We have just 4 weeks left, as the passages get heavier, the intensity builds, and the culmination of this breathtaking eyewitness account arrives. Here is what is … Continue reading

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The King and His Cross

What images come to mind when you hear the word “king?” I think of castles, crowns, throne, robes, and prestige. You might think of someone who seems unapproachable or stately. If you watch Entertainment Tonight or subscribe to People magazine, … Continue reading

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