Dear CrossPointe, As I mentionedlast Sunday, we will take a briefsummer break from our series in Hebrews. On this Memorial Day weekend, with our children joining us for worship, I will preach from Romans 1:1617 on the gospelas "the power of God for salvation." I hope to clearly articulatethe glorious foundational truth of the gospel in a way that young childrenor mature...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, We are going to pause the Hebrews series as we enter summer, and the plan is to dig into some selected texts for the coming weeks. This Sunday, we'll dive into Psalm 77, a chapter I have been lingering on for several weeks. It is an honest reflection on life's difficulties while also raising our heartsand minds to the centrality of the Cross. Specifica...Keep Reading
Dear CrossPointe, Our text this week (Hebrews 5:116:3) is a strong exhortationreally a scoldfor believersstuck in spiritual infancy to grow up and mature in Christ. The preacher of Hebrews implores us to press on, to keep moving, and to not stay in the same place we were when we first came to Christ. If we do, we are in danger of falling away (which is what the rest of ...Keep Reading
CrossPointe, Sunday is a few days away, but I am eager to dive into our text this week: Philippians 1:311. Paul's greeting to the local church in Philippi contains a lot of practical instruction for how God's people should consider one another. Though it concludes with the content of Paul's regular prayers for the church, it also establishes his motive for praying the w...Keep Reading