Dear CrossPointe,I'm really looking forward to the text this week, 1 Peter 3:8-22. The main thrust of it is Peter's instruction on how Christians should view suffering that comes along with being a witness for Christ in a hostile culture. Peter is being a good pastor here and showing his readers that when they suffer for Jesus they are in a unique position to display the...Keep Reading
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This Sunday we conclude our Malachi series with one of the great promises of the Old Testament. It is a promise of the great and awesome day of the Lord when he will come to judge the wicked and heal and save those who fear his name. Clearly, Malachi is pointing God’s people to the coming Messiah who will come first as a Lamb and again as a Lion. This text gives us the opportunity to think about judgment, salvation, and Christ’s return. These are essential truths, and I pray the Lord will use them to help make us all more ready for eternity. Also, on this first Sunday of October, we’ll receive the Lord’s Supper together as a church family. I hope that’s how you view CrossPointe...
Lunch on the Grounds Sunday || Stay for our church-wide lunch immediately after worship on Sunday, Nov. 17. We'll provide chicken, sides and tea for $5/person (not to exceed $20/family). E-mail Sigourney Ward if you plan on being there but haven't bought tickets yet!Ladies' Lunch (Nov. 19, noon) || Join the women of CrossPointe on the third Tuesday of every month for fello...Keep Reading
Dear CrossPointe,This is one of the weeks when I'm reminded why we preach through books of the Bible rather than cherry-pick topics and popular passages...because otherwise I might be tempted to skip this one! In 1 Peter 3:1-7 Peter explains the implications of the gospel for the Christian life. Here he zeroes in on marriage.How should wives interact with unbelieving husba...Keep Reading
Dear CrossPointe,What a wonderful message David Wooten preached last week as we observed Orphan Sunday. Convicting, encouraging, and full of gospel truth and application. If you missed it, carve out some time and listen to it here. You will be edified.This week we're looking at 1 Peter 2:13-25, as Peter continues encouraging his readers to remember that in light of God's s...Keep Reading