Year: 2021
Hope That Lives Into Holiness

Hope That Lives Into Holiness

1 Peter 1:1-2:3 inspires us with the truth that what we believe about the future return of Christ ought to have a profound effect on us in the present.

Foundation of Christ

Foundation of Christ

In this session, we will be diving into chapter 3 of 1 Corinthians. Paul is reminding the church at Corinth of the foundation he has laid for them to build their lives on. The "Foundation of Christ". May we all take a closer look at our lives building materials to see...

You Are Above All

You Are Above All

God invites us to authentically express what we’re feeling when we ponder life’s realities. Many of these expressions are recorded for us in the Psalms—the songbook of the Bible. Psalm 8 is a Psalm of praise. In it, David encourages us to instinctively look up and...

Kids Experience February 7

Kids Experience February 7

Be kind to others because God is kind to you. This month we will be talking about Kindness—Showing others they are valuable by how you treat them.  It might not always be easy to show kindness to others. But it helps when we remember that our kindness comes from God...

Songs from the Heart Reading Plan week 1

Songs from the Heart Reading Plan week 1

WEEK ONE Songs of Praise Majestic. Glorious. Excellent. Perfect. True. Gracious. Merciful. Awesome. The Psalms of Praise help put into God’s greatness into words. This week as you read through these songs that worship God for who He is, may you be filled with awe and...

Security In Giving

Security In Giving

Security In Giving  Let each one give [thoughtfully and with purpose] just as he has decided in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver [and delights in the one whose heart is in his gift]. 2 Corinthians 9:7...

The Mind of Christ

The Mind of Christ

Welcome to week 1 of our study in 1st Corinthians! In part 1 of 7, we'll be looking at Paul's introduction in Chapters 1 and 2. In his introduction, Paul begins with a grace-oriented greeting and then moves into the main idea for the content of his letter: Christ!...

1 & 2 Peter Overview

1 & 2 Peter Overview

In the letters of Peter, we find no mere spiritual suggestions but divine truths, warnings, and commands meant to give hope. He writes not to a loose collection of spiritually minded individuals but to "a royal priesthood, a holy nation" (1 Peter 2:9), a living temple...

Common Cents Part Four: Giving It All To God

Common Cents Part Four: Giving It All To God

CONTRIBUTORS Larry and Linda: Owners of a successful private dental practice turned career missionaries in West Africa and then Papua New Guinea. Currently reside in Owings Mills nearby to their grandchildren and daughter Kristen, who is the Nursery Coordinator here...

Kids Experience January 31

Kids Experience January 31

Use your words wisley.WORDS. Our words have a LOT of power—maybe more than we even realize. That’s why Paul thought it was so important for us to use words that build each other up and help us heal. We have the responsibility to choose words that will help the people...

Giving Matters

Giving Matters

Money can activate either greed or generosity within us. When God urges us to share our financial resources for the good of others, He doesn’t do so by appealing to guilt or obligation. God tells us that we can invest in things that really matter by sharing the money...

Dormant

Dormant

Dormant Daniel answered and said: “Blessed be the name of God forever and ever, to whom belong wisdom and might. He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings;he gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding; he reveals deep...

Common Cents Part Three: Managing Dollars with Sense

Common Cents Part Three: Managing Dollars with Sense

CONTRIBUTORS Rob and Cora: A couple whose debt nearly caused the demise of their marriage before discovering Dave Ramsey’s program.  They’ve dedicated themselves as teachers of Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) and head up this ministry at LifePoint. Dave and...

Kids Experience January 24

Kids Experience January 24

Make the most of what you've been given.When Jesus told the story we will hear this week,  everyone listening would have known exactly what He meant. The message was clear: those who are responsible with what they’ve been given will be trusted and given more. But...

Contentment Matters

Contentment Matters

Everywhere we look, we are confronted with messages telling us about the things we need to be happy and whole. If only we can get, the better phone, go on the better vacation, drive the better car, get into the better college, then we will be content. We will be...

Not Forgotten

Not Forgotten

Not Forgotten  For the Lord is the great God, the great King above all gods. In his hand are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to him.Psalm 95:3-4  ately, I’ve been angry. As someone who doesn’t experience that emotion often,...

Debt Matters

Debt Matters

We are created to crave. We all want something. And we all realize that there’s something lacking in our lives, so we always want more. More food, more time, more money, more stuff. But with all of our desire for more, our ability to get more is always limited. So we...

Common Cents Part Two: Delivered from Debt

Common Cents Part Two: Delivered from Debt

CONTRIBUTORS Rich and Stephanie: A financially comfortable couple who decided to get serious about overcoming their debt and changing their spending habits as their children approached college age. . Rob and Cora: A couple whose debt nearly caused the demise of their...

Kids Experience January 17

Kids Experience January 17

We can work hard. This week we hear some wise advice from Solomon (see Proverbs 6:6-8).  We can do our best at whatever we are doing. We can work hard.  Hard work is one way we can show love to God—and to the people He made. This week we hear about a Rule for Life...

Tethered

Tethered

Tethered The terror you inspire and the pride of your heart have deceived you, you who live in the clefts of the rocks, who occupy the heights of the hill, though you build your nest as high as the eagle’s, from there I will bring you down,” declares the Lord. ...

Common Cents Part One: Finances and Faith

Common Cents Part One: Finances and Faith

CONTRIBUTORS Rob and Cora: A couple whose debt nearly caused the demise of their marriage before discovering Dave Ramsey’s program.  They’ve dedicated themselves as teachers of Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) and head up this ministry at LifePoint. Abang and...