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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...

Very Best Summer – Week 5

Very Best Summer – Week 5

We’re wrapping up an incredible month together here at LPC celebrating the VERY BEST SUMMER! Our last bottom line is: I can have the confidence to make a difference. We can help others understand how much Jesus loves them by the way we treat them every day. After all,...

Very Best Summer – Week 4

Very Best Summer – Week 4

Today, day four of our VBS month, we will take another look at Zacchaeus’s story. We will see how Jesus’ love CHANGED Zacchaeus. It made him want to turn his life around. He turned away from what he had done wrong, and he worked to make things right with the people he...

Starting the Race: The Mission of Carry 117 for Korah, Ethiopia

Starting the Race: The Mission of Carry 117 for Korah, Ethiopia

Starting the Race: The Mission of Carry 117 in Korah, EthiopiaIf you happened to grab an Ethiopian/Arab World GO bag last Sunday or the Sunday before at service, you may have noticed a simple handmade bracelet, inscribed with the words 'Carry 117' in black leather....

Very Best Summer – Week 3

Very Best Summer – Week 3

Week THREE of our VBS at LPC! Today we are reminded that we are forgiven! Our bottom line is: I can have confidence because I am forgiven. We know that even if we mess up, we can always talk to God about it. And He will ALWAYS forgive us. He’ll help us to make a...

As God Has Loved Us: Preparing Arab Leaders for Ministry

As God Has Loved Us: Preparing Arab Leaders for Ministry

As God Has Loved Us: Preparing Arab Leaders for Ministry“I want to be God’s love to those around me.” If you are surprised to learn that these beautiful words were spoken by a Muslim woman from the Arabic Peninsula named Amina*, you aren’t alone. Much of the Arab...

Very Best Summer – Week 2

Very Best Summer – Week 2

Week TWO of our VBS! Today we are discovering a BIG reason why we can have confidence. Our bottom line is: I can have confidence because I belong. We know that’s true because we can remember the way Jesus chose His first disciples. He didn’t pick people who were...

Very Best Summer – Week 1

Very Best Summer – Week 1

This month our K-5 are celebrating the VERY BEST SUMMER (VBS)! Today we discover that we have the BEST reason to have confidence. First and foremost, we can have confidence because Jesus KNOWS us. Jesus knows everything about you and He loves you. The bottom line is:...