Tag Archives: Spiritual Disciplines

Pastor, be a Christian First

When I was 21, about to enter my senior year of college, I came home to Oregon for the summer to work construction and save money for my final year. My undergraduate major was biblical studies, with an emphasis in … Continue reading

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Why are we Reading the Bible?

We’re currently in the middle of a Surge at LifePoint Church. We’re praying, fasting, and reading the entire Bible from start to finish out loud from the pulpit in our main auditorium throughout the week. We’ve dedicated this week as … Continue reading

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SURGE

2013 will begin with a surge at LifePoint Church. A Surge; noun 1. a strong, wavelike, forward movement, rush, or sweep. 2. a strong, swelling, wavelike volume or body of something. Our goal is to surge forward into a year … Continue reading

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The Discipline of Eating

Wednesday is one of my favorite days of the week.  My day begins in the office, getting some basic tasks aligned, but mid-morning the fun begins.  Wednesday is the day I get to spend a good amount of time with … Continue reading

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Resolved 2012 Part 2

What are your New Years Resolutions for 2012?  I would highly encourage you to make some.  Here are a few suggestions: 1) Read the Bible from cover to cover.  I put this first because I think it is the most … Continue reading

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The Church Worships

On Sunday I preached Romans 11:33-12:2 in a message titled “The Church Worships.”  At the end of the sermon I gave 7 markers of a life sacrifice.  These were just “fleshed out” practical markers that I felt like clarified what Romans … Continue reading

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Evangelism

Evangelism is an interesting subject.  If you’re a Christian, you probably feel pressure to in some way take part in it.  If you’re not a Christ-follower you probably feel pressure to avoid anyone who feels pressure to in some way … Continue reading

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