Tag Archives: Ephesians 4

What’s The Point of Church?

Earlier this week I posted on the first part of our mission statement at LifePoint. We exist to glorify God. But how does this inform how we work with people in the local church setting? LifePoint exists to glorify God … 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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The Church as a Body [Part 2]

One of the most common metaphors used in the New Testament to identify the church is the church as a body. As such, the church is recognized as a place of unity in the midst of diversity, of complement in … Continue reading

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Love Missions?

One of our core values at LifePoint is “Engaging Mission.”  A necessity for engaging mission is being equipped to engage it.  Equipping people to engage mission, a major part of discipleship, is a significant priority at LPC.       There are two great equipping opportunities right … Continue reading

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Concerning Spiritual Gifts

I feel like a fuse has been lit within my soul concerning right teaching and practice of Pentecostal doctrines and spiritual gifts.  This blog is number three this week on the subject.  (read part 1 or part 2) I believe … Continue reading

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