Tag Archives: Authentic Community

#Kryptonite

In my last post I talked about arrogance as a killer. Arrogance causes casualties in the church on a regular basis by killing commitment, loyalty, relationships, resolve, and faithfulness in people’s lives. So how do we kill the arrogance parasite? … Continue reading

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On Youth Ministry

I served in youth ministry in one form or another for a little over 10 years before becoming a lead pastor. This time included youth and college ministry in a volunteer capacity for around 6 years in 4 different states (while I was in … Continue reading

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‘At-a-Boy’ and ‘You Jerk!’

I had a professor in seminary who used to say, “It takes 100 ‘at-a boy’s’ to cancel out 1 ‘you jerk’.” His point was that criticism seems to stick with us much longer and deeper than encouragement. It is an … Continue reading

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Being a Pastor of a Local Church

This has been a good week of development in LifePoint Church. We have received a ton of feedback on the blogs from the last few days, the majority of which has been very positive and encouraging. The traffic on 2thesource … Continue reading

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The Death of the Faithful

Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints. Psalm 116:15 A man that my wife called “Grandpa Al” died early this morning, at the age of 92. He faithfully served Jesus for almost a century … Continue reading

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Protect This House [Porn Kills]

This September @ LifePoint we are putting on a Sunday evening seminar on the issue of sexual purity called Protect This House: Porn Kills. I will be presenting, along with some of our other pastors and elders. We will address the issues from a … Continue reading

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Starting Point @ LPC

Have you ever wondered why LifePoint Church exists? Are you wondering why we are so into preaching the Bible? How about the mission and core values of the church? You’re in luck… This Sunday we begin another round of Starting … Continue reading

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Best Year Ever…

What kind of a year will 2013 be in your life? My hope for you, whether we’ve met personally or not, is that this coming year would be the best 12 months of your life. I’m serious. I really pray … Continue reading

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Christmas at LifePoint Church

The finishing touches are being applied to the Christmas decorations throughout the church facility this afternoon as I type this blog. If you are avoiding the Christmas spirit, you may be shocked into holiday cheer if you show up this … Continue reading

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