Year: 2022
LifePoint Kids – October 23

LifePoint Kids – October 23

Hold on because God knows what you’re going through. In week four, we discover God’s plan for rescuing the Israelites. In Exodus 3-6; 7-12:42, we see how God’s plan started. Moses was watching sheep on the side of a mountain and saw a bush on fire—but it wasn’t...

Heart at Home

Heart at Home

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.  ...

Finding Your Confidence

Finding Your Confidence

So many factors conspire against our living in a way that pleases God. We not only deal with our inner struggles, but we must also face people who sound well-intentioned but oppose the ways of God. We can unwittingly embrace a conspiracy of confidence in our...

LifePoint Kids – October 16

LifePoint Kids – October 16

Hold on even when you don’t know what to do. In week three, we head to Exodus 2:1-10. Joseph’s family, God’s people, were growing in number. Pharoah enslaved them and made life miserable for them. That’s where Moses came in. Moses was born when Pharaoh went even...

The Grandest Adventure

The Grandest Adventure

The Grandest AdventureBefore I shaped you in the womb, I knew all about you. Before you saw the light of day, I had holy plans for you. Jeremiah 1:5 (MSG)Iwas so excited to learn I was going to be a grandmother that day in December of 2017 that my happiness came...

The Numbers

The Numbers

The Numbers There is a season (a time appointed) for everything and a time for every delight and event or purpose under heaven – A time to be born and a time to die; A time to plant and a time to uproot what was planted. A time to kill and a time to heal; A time to...

Connecting and Reconnecting Others

Connecting and Reconnecting Others

As followers of Jesus we are able to share with one another the rewards and joys of our faith as well as its demands and sorrows. In doing so, we come to experience the love and comfort of belonging to a community of believers that is as concerned for us as we are for...

LifePoint Kids – October 9

LifePoint Kids – October 9

Hold on because there’s a bigger story.  This week, we continue Joseph’s story in Genesis 41-45, where Joseph was in prison, forgotten. Pharaoh had a dream that no one could interpret. The cupbearer remembered how Joseph had interpreted his dream. At once, Pharaoh...

Life’s Mazes

Life’s Mazes

Life's Mazes No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. Romans 8:37 (NIV) I have no sense of direction. I can’t make my way through a floor of office cubicles and back without drama. I get lost in the mall. Simply taking a walk, I...

Meeting Where They Are

Meeting Where They Are

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.  ...

Our Work and God’s Work

Our Work and God’s Work

Christian growth is complex but simple. God does His part, we do ours. Put another way, God invites us into a cooperative work with Him. And part of that process involves how we treat each other. It really does matter. Our attitude toward each other often speaks...

LifePoint Kids – October 2

LifePoint Kids – October 2

Hold on because God is with you. For week one, we pick up God’s Big Story in Genesis 37, 39-40. We learn how Joseph was his father, Jacob’s, favorite son. Joseph’s brothers were completely jealous—with their jealousy fueled by Joseph’s dreams that had them bowing down...

The Right Time

The Right Time

The Right TimeThe Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance. 2 Peter 3:9 (ESV)For years, I’ve had a strained relationship with a particular member...

A Celebration of Joy

A Celebration of Joy

A Celebration of Joy The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy. Psalm 126:3   his summer my three-year-old experienced the beach for the first time since he was an infant. When we arrived, I watched him intently, unsure...

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,...

Fear Not

Fear Not

Fear Not For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline. 2 Tim 2:7 (NLT)   Some say fear is a sin. That seems strange to me. Why is it that we sin simply by being faced with something that scares us? Is because, as...

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....

Captive Thoughts

Captive Thoughts

Captive ThoughtsWe destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ. 2 Corinthians 10:5 (ESV)I have the privilege of working for an international humanitarian aid organization, and on a daily...