Year: 2022
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...

Believe

Believe

Faith is far more than a feeling. Just because we don’t feel the presence of God doesn’t mean He isn’t there. We are often misled by our emotions, feelings, and circumstances. But choosing to believe in the power and presence of God is a choice. We must make that...

LifePoint Kids – August 14

LifePoint Kids – August 14

God made us to take care of eachother. As we travel back to the creation narrative in Genesis 1-2, we read how God created the world . . . and it was good. God created people—Adam and Eve—to live in the world, enjoy it, and cultivate it. Adam and Eve had a close,...

The Risk in Rushing

The Risk in Rushing

The Risk in Rushing But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. Matthew 6:33 (ESV) "H ow’s your summer?” one mom asked another a few feet away from me on the sidewalk. “Or rather, how was your summer? I guess...

The Gifts of Memory

The Gifts of Memory

Time for us travels in only one direction, such that once a moment is past it’s gone forever. While this helps us deal with life’s challenges (“time heals all wounds”) we can also experience a strong sense of loss and even grief as we pass through the joyous times of...

LifePoint Kids – August 7

LifePoint Kids – August 7

Love God by loving others. Jesus explained this idea perfectly in Matthew 22:34- 40, which is where we begin this month. The religious leaders asked Jesus: out of the hundreds of laws the Jewish people were to follow, which were the most important? Jesus said that...