Tag Archives: Authentic Community

Biblical Eldership

It is now 2016! People tend to think about what really matters to them and establish some goals and new direction at the beginning of a New Year. At LifePoint Church we are doing that as a leadership team. This … Continue reading

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Be a Friend

Friendships are directly connected to our quality of life. If we have good healthy friendships our quality of life is greatly improved than if we don’t. Because of this, friendships are intensely important to the Lord our God. 1 Samuel … 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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Why Is Your Church Doing Life Groups?

In a couple of hours I’ll be headed to the first Life Group sync at LPC in 2015. The “sync” is an event where our current and future life group leaders gather for training that includes large group sessions of … Continue reading

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The Infamous MEET AND GREET TIME at a Church Near You

Imagine this super awkward scenario: I’m sitting in a movie theater with my wife, about to take in Spielberg’s most recent thriller. It’s date night, a time we set aside each week to get out of the house and have … Continue reading

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Stop Trying to Make Better Decisions

The moment of decision is the wrong time to develop a value system. Our decisions reveal our values, they reflect our values, they don’t determine our values. Not many of us sit around and think about the development of a … Continue reading

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