Year: 2022
Really Living

Really Living

Have you ever had a moment when you thought, “Now, I’m really living!”? Maybe that feeling came with a thrilling moment, significant achievement, or meaningful experience. All of us want to experience that good life, but those feelings of “really living” seem to fade...

LifePoint Kids – September 25

LifePoint Kids – September 25

You can trust that God has a plan.In week 3, we meet Isaac’s sons Jacob and Esau in Genesis 25, 27, and 28. Jacob and Esau always had a complicated relationship from the moment they were born. Jacob eventually took advantage of Esau’s moment of exhaustion. Of course,...

Teach What Is Good

Teach What Is Good

Welcome to our Circle of Influence article series! As we recognize LifePoint's 35th anniversary, we are celebrating the ripple effect of more than three decades of influence in and through the people of LifePoint. We've chosen several unique stories to share.  ...

A Clear Perspective In Unclear Circumstances

A Clear Perspective In Unclear Circumstances

Experiencing hardships is a normal part of life that can cause us to focus on negative feelings and anxiously anticipate negative outcomes. Being courageous followers of Jesus Christ doesn’t exempt us from these experiences and may, in fact, be the cause of them and...

LifePoint Kids – September 18

LifePoint Kids – September 18

You can trust God even when you’re worried.We finish the month by discovering what happened to Jacob and Esau’s relationship. In Genesis 31:3, 32:3- 32, and 33:1-17, we find out that Jacob knows that God wants him to return home after years of living away from Esau....

All for One

All for One

All for One Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day. Acts 2:41   aiting in the holding room before the baptism ceremony, I turned to my husband. “We could make a run for it...

Your Lens for Seeing Life

Your Lens for Seeing Life

Like the lens of our eyes (or eyeglasses), we all carry around internal thoughts, feelings, and ideas composing core beliefs that filter our everyday experiences and help us make sense of life. As the Apostle Paul writes a “thank-you” note to the church at Philippi...

LifePoint Kids – September 11

LifePoint Kids – September 11

Trust God no matter what.Next, we discover Isaac venturing out on his own. In Genesis 26, we find out that Isaac moved to a region where he reclaimed the wells that had belonged to his father, Abraham. For years no one had cared about the wells until someone reopened...

A Conduit for a Blessing

A Conduit for a Blessing

A Conduit for a Blessing But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him.They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream.It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green.It has no worries in a...

A Conversation with Titus O’Bryant & Joe Duke

A Conversation with Titus O’Bryant & Joe Duke

We have countless stories of God’s faithfulness to our church over the last three decades, but we believe He’s just getting started. This morning, Joe Duke sits down with Titus O’Bryant in his first weekend as our new Sr. Pastor. Get to know Titus better as we move...

LifePoint Kids – September 4

LifePoint Kids – September 4

Trust God even when you have to wait.For week one, we pick up where we left off last month and continue with Abraham’s story. In Genesis 15, 18, and 21, we discover that God’s promise to Abraham takes longer than Abraham might have thought. This tests Abraham’s trust...

Growth to the Seeds

Growth to the Seeds

Growth to the Seeds So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth. 1 Corinthians 3:7 (ESV)   When I was in college, I had a spiritual life crisis. I believed in God, but my faith was always something I assumed I would...

Faith and Family

Faith and Family

Welcome to our Circle of Influence article series! As we recognize LifePoint's 35th anniversary, we are celebrating the ripple effect of more than three decades of influence in and through the people of LifePoint. We've chosen several unique stories to share.  ...

The Bells

The Bells

The Bells And he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, ‘This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me. And likewise the cup after they had eaten, saying, “This cup that is poured out for you is the...

The Simple Daily Things

The Simple Daily Things

Too often we look for God in the extraordinary when all the while, He makes His home in the ordinary. God is not that hard to find, especially if we’re looking for Him. Maybe we can get our lives back by inviting Jesus into our everyday routine of life. Pay close...

LifePoint Church – August 28

LifePoint Church – August 28

God has a plan to show love to the world. That man was Abram—later called Abraham. We’ll discover Abram’s story as we jump ahead to Genesis 12:1-9, 15:1-6. God promised Abram that his descendants would become a great nation that would show love to the world. God told...

Hope Deferred

Hope Deferred

Hope Deferred You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11 (NKJV)   At first we were annoyed at the four cowbirds bullying the little sparrow—all puffed up, chasing and...

The Hidden Life of God in You

The Hidden Life of God in You

Does it ever feel like you’re just going through the motions in your faith? You go to church, pray, read the Bible, but you don’t feel a deep connection with God. Instead, you feel a nagging absence as if He’s hiding away somewhere. The good news is God is closer than...

LifePoint Kids – August 21

LifePoint Kids – August 21

God loves us no matter what. We explore this idea in week three, as we head to Genesis 3. Here, we see that although Adam and Eve had an unbroken, loving relationship with God, ultimately they decided not to trust God’s plan.God gave them one simple rule to obey:...

Wasting Time

Wasting Time

Wasting Time Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him. Psalm 34:8 (NIV) I started reading fiction again after a conversation with one of the elders from our church. I had been neglecting novels for years in favor of more...

All for One: Celebrating Baptism

All for One: Celebrating Baptism

All For One: Celebrating BaptismThose who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day. Acts 2:41 (ESV)aiting in the holding room before the baptism ceremony, I turned to my husband. “We could...