Year: 2022
Choose Wisely

Choose Wisely

We are accountable for the words we choose to use. As believers who have put off the old self and put on the new self, we have to make a conscious effort to move from using corrupting words to using encouraging words. Although we have lots of words and scriptures to...

LifePoint Kids – April 10

LifePoint Kids – April 10

Whatever happens, remember  God is still working. This week we head to an incredible moment John recorded in John 12:9-16. God’s people had waited for generations for God to send the Messiah. They were overwhelmed when Jesus made His triumphal entry into Jerusalem....

Day 1: Jesus is Arrested and Tried

Day 1: Jesus is Arrested and Tried

Mark 15:1-5 (ESV) And as soon as it was morning, the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council. And they bound Jesus and led him away and delivered him over to Pilate. And Pilate asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” And...

Lush Pastures and Darkest Valleys

Lush Pastures and Darkest Valleys

Lush Pastures and Darkest Valleys The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He takes me to lush pastures, he leads me to refreshing water. He restores my strength. He leads me down the right paths for the sake of his reputation. Even when I must walk through the...

Truth & Love

Truth & Love

There’s a tension we may experience between truth and love: telling someone the truth doesn’t always seem loving, and sometimes loving people can feel as though it comes at the expense of telling the truth. It’s easy to embrace one while neglecting the other. Yet,...

LifePoint Kids – April 3

LifePoint Kids – April 3

Whatever happens, remember  how powerful God is. We start the month with friends of Jesus who had lost all hope. John records an incredible moment that we findin John 11:1-45. When Lazarus died, Jesus used the opportunity to point people to God. Jesus was stronger...

Setting Him Before Us

Setting Him Before Us

Setting Him Before Us I have set the Lord always before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Psalm 16:8 (ESV) W ordle is an internet game where a new word is released every day and you get six attempts to guess it. Silly right? WRONG! My love for...

Hope Floats

Hope Floats

Most of us are desperate for hope—especially words of hope spoken to us by others. Hearing the right words can completely change our course in difficult or terrible circumstances. And here’s the thing about words of hope; they’re contagious. What if our eyes and...

LifePoint Kids – March 27

LifePoint Kids – March 27

Make a habit of working together. We wrap up our study on cooperation in Acts 2:42-47. As people began putting their faith in Jesus, several needs started to arise. At the beginning of Acts, Luke offers some insight into how the early church shared what they had and...

With Limits

With Limits

With Limits Or who shut in the sea with doors when it burst out from the womb, when I made the clouds its garment and thick darkness its swaddling band, and prescribed limits for it and set bars and doors, and said, ‘Thus far shall you come, and no farther, and here...

A Hallelujah Holiday

A Hallelujah Holiday

Keeping the Savior at the CenterWhen many of us think Easter, egg hunts and chocolate bunnies immediately come to mind. True, many of today’s Easter festivities focus more around the coming of spring than the resurrection of our Savior, but the heart of the holiday...

The Power of What You Say

The Power of What You Say

Words have power. Power to build up or power to destroy. Armed with any other weapon as strong as words, you might be required to be trained and certified. That’s not a bad idea. God’s word is filled with instructions about how to skillfully speak life into others...

LifePoint Kids – March 20

LifePoint Kids – March 20

Work together to help someone in need. In week three, we head to a story found in Luke 5:17- 26. We discover a paralyzed man who just happened to have some excellent friends. When they heard that Jesus was in town, they tried everything to get their friend to Jesus....

Pies and Plans

Pies and Plans

Pies and Plans Now may the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant, equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight,...

Two Are Better Than One

Two Are Better Than One

We live in a world that is more connected than ever before. This is something to be excited about, right? But what if the connection we are experiencing isn't what God intended? What if we've been chasing something that isn't what it seems to be? God offers us...

LifePoint Kids – March 13

LifePoint Kids – March 13

Work together to help someone succeed. For week two, we look at Exodus 17:8-13, at a time where Joshua is leading the Israelites in a fierce battle against the Amalekites. When Moses held up his staff, the Israelites were winning the battle. When Moses got tired,...

Filled to the Measure

Filled to the Measure

Filled to the Measure And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may...

God’s Secret for You

God’s Secret for You

Some of the secrets God keeps are meant to be revealed but only to His friends. And one secret, in particular, is meant for you and you alone. It’s an individual secret revealed to each overcomer—one who faithfully lives for Jesus. A secret prepared by God. A secret...

LifePoint Kids – March 6

LifePoint Kids – March 6

We kick off the month looking at how God’s people cooperated to build the sacred tent or tabernacle. We read throughout Exodus 28, 31, 35, and 39 how God chose people to work together. God could have had Moses build this on his own, but instead, God called expert...

The Struggle Is Real

The Struggle Is Real

The Struggle Is Real Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay...

LifePoint Kids – February 27

LifePoint Kids – February 27

Make time to help others. In week four, we finish up in Mark 10:46-52 with an encounter between Jesus and Bartimaeus. Bartimaeus was blind. Because of this, he was often ignored by those who passed by him. When he learns that Jesus is passing by, he calls out for...