Dear CrossPointe,Happy New Year! I can't wait to see you all soon! We'll resume our study of John next week, but this Sunday our text will be Psalm 100. It's a wonderful short passage to dwell on as we start a new year. This song calls us to serve the Lord with gladness and come to him in worship and gratitude. What a needed word for us as a church as we enter 2022.This Su...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...
Dear CrossPointe,The Incarnation of Christ is at the very heart of our faith. That God the Son became truly man and dwelt among us is a truth we readily confess, but may not as easily connect to our everyday lives. My hope on this last Sunday before Christmas is to help us think deeply about the centrality, necessity, and glory of the Incarnation. We'll start by reading Ma...Keep Reading
Dear CrossPointe, This Sunday we'll be looking at a portion of one of the most well-known and loved chapters in all of the Bible, Luke 15. This chapter contains Jesus' famous parables of the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the prodigal son, which is the parable we'll dig into. And while each is a parable in its own right, Luke 15 is actually just one big parable, and the p...Keep Reading
Dear CrossPointe,I was so blessed by Joseph Davis' messagelast Sunday from Luke 7 on Jesus healing the centurion's servantso rich and full of truth! I encourage you tolisten to it hereif you missed it, and pray for Joseph and his wife Emily as he pursues pastoralministry.As for this Sunday, we're going to take a breakfrom our series through John until the new year. Our tex...Keep Reading