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LifePoint Kids – December 5

LifePoint Kids – December 5

In our first week, we start in Luke 1:5-25, 57-66, where we find Zechariah and Elizabeth. They were unable to have children. On top of that, they were older, and having a child of their own seemed impossible. Then one day, an angel came to Zechariah and told him that...

LifePoint Kids – November 28

LifePoint Kids – November 28

This week, we head to something Paul wrote in2 Corinthians 8:1-5. The believers in Corinth had an opportunity to really help the people who were struggling in Jerusalem. Paul highlighted how the church in Macedonia donated freely, even though they were very poor. This...

LifePoint Kids – November 21

LifePoint Kids – November 21

In week three, we head to Exodus 16:2-21, 17:1-7 with a look at how God’s people responded while they were traveling through the wilderness. God had rescued them from slavery in Egypt, yet when they found themselves in uncomfortable situations, they complained that...

A Conversation Connecting Mental Health and Our Faith

A Conversation Connecting Mental Health and Our Faith

Dana Timothy Peterson, PsyD Dr. Dana Peterson is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. A former active-duty Navy Clinical Psychologist, he is currently the Chief of a Well-Being Services organization for the Department of Defense, overseeing all mental health treatment,...

LifePoint Kids – November 14

LifePoint Kids – November 14

In week two, we turn to 1 Kings 21:1-19, 27, where we discover what happens when King Ahab finds a plot of land he wants more than anything. There’s a problem: Naboth owns the land, and this land has been in his family for generations. King Ahab and his wife, Queen...

When Mental Health Impacts Your Marriage

When Mental Health Impacts Your Marriage

Carolyn Hunsicker, LCPC Carolyn Hunsicker is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and a National Board Certified Counselor (NCC) in both Maryland and South Carolina. She has completed Gottman couples counseling Level III. Prior to opening True View...

LifePoint Kids – November 7

LifePoint Kids – November 7

In our first week, we start in Philippians 4:11b-13. In this letter, Paul is writing to the church at Philippi to help them understand more about what it means to follow Jesus. Paul shares how they can be content and even have joy regardless of their situation in...

Facing Mental Health Within the Family

Facing Mental Health Within the Family

Cheryl Durgin Cheryl Durgin is a volunteer with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), as well as a trained facilitator of their family education program, and a licensed volunteer with the International Fellowship of Chaplains, ministering in areas of...

LifePoint Kids – October 31

LifePoint Kids – October 31

We can use our gifts together to make a greater difference.In our final week, we head to something Paul wrote to the church in 1 Corinthians 12:12-27. God’s Spirit gives each of us different gifts and abilities. Rather than feeling jealous of others or wanting a gift...

The Post-Pandemic Reality of Mental Health

The Post-Pandemic Reality of Mental Health

Suzie Lawyer, LCPC Suzie Lawyer is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and an Internationally Credentialed Sandtray Therapist (ICST). She specializes in providing a refreshingly real...

LifePoint Kids – October 24

LifePoint Kids – October 24

You can make a difference right now.Next, we head to something Paul wrote to Timothy in 1 Timothy 4:12. Timothy was a gifted young leader who Paul mentored. Paul wrote to Timothy and reminded him to stay faithful to the task God gave him. Even though Timothy was...

LifePoint Kids – October 17

LifePoint Kids – October 17

Use your gifts to help others.In week three, we head to Acts 16:13-15. We look at a moment from one of Paul’s travels where we meet a woman named Lydia. Lydia had a unique skill: the art of making clothing with purple dye. This set her apart and gave her standing...

LifePoint Kids – October 10

LifePoint Kids – October 10

Knowing Jesus changes how you see yourself.In week two, we turn to Matthew 9:9-13 and discover an essential moment from Matthew’s life. As a tax collector, Matthew would have been shunned by Jews and Romans alike. He was seen as a traitor to the Jews. Matthew must...

LifePoint Kids – October 3

LifePoint Kids – October 3

In our first week of  October, we start at the beginning—literally. In Genesis 1:26-28, we read that when God created people, God did something special. We reflect God’s image to the world. This doesn’t mean that we physically look like God. Instead, we demonstrate...

LifePoint Kids – September 26

LifePoint Kids – September 26

Look for ways to celebrate what God has done. In our final week, we head to Nehemiah 3–4, 6:15-16, and 8:1-17 and read that God helped Nehemiah and the people finish the wall in only 52 days! They celebrated what God had done for them, not only during those 52 days...

LifePoint Kids –  September 19

LifePoint Kids – September 19

In week three, we see how Nehemiah deals with some distractions in Nehemiah 2:19-20, 4, and 6. Not everyone liked what Nehemiah was doing. He had enemies who tried to get the people distracted from finishing the wall. But he sees through their plan and focused on the...

LifePoint Kids – September 12

LifePoint Kids – September 12

Look for ways to make things right. In week two, we see a different part of Nehemiah’s story. In Nehemiah 5:1-12, we discover that while everyone was building the wall, an issue arose. Someof the Israelites were severally mistreating each other. Even though Nehemiah...

LifePoint Kids – September 5

LifePoint Kids – September 5

In our first week of September, we start at the beginning of Nehemiah’s story in Nehemiah 1:1–2:18. We discover that Nehemiah was working for King Artaxerxes when his brother brought news from the exiles living in Judah. When he heard about the devastation in...