Worship Practices

Sunday, October 06, 2019: On Celebration and Loss

October 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

“We are…sorrowful, yet always rejoicing” (2 Corinthians 6:8, 10) This weekend LifePoint will do two things that, on the surface, seem to contradict one another. On Saturday, we will bury a member of our congregation who passed away a few days ago. Then on Sunday, we will celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of our church. Because (Read More)

Sunday, September 15, 2019: We Know Where The Bread Is

September 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

And he said to them, “Which of you who has a friend will go to him at midnight and say to him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves, for a friend of mine has arrived on a journey, and I have nothing to set before him’; and he will answer from within, ‘Do not bother me; the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed. I cannot get up (Read More)

Sunday, June 30, 2019: God Gets the First Word in Our Worship

June 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

My tongue will sing of your word, for all your commandments are right. (Psalm 119:172) One reason why LifePoint gathers each week is to worship God through song. As the church sings God’s praises together, we want each person participating to know that they are greatly loved in Christ Jesus. However, our singing can only retain its intended (Read More)

Sunday, June 02, 2019: When God’s Word Breaks Through

May 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

“Will the Lord spurn forever, and never again be favorable? Has his steadfast love forever ceased? Are his promises at an end for all time? Has God forgotten to be gracious? Has he in anger shut up his compassion?” Then I said, “I will appeal to this, to the years of the right hand of the Most High.” I will remember the deeds of the LORD; (Read More)

Sunday, May 05, 2019: The Archenemy of Life with God

May 2, 2019 // 0 Comments

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. (James 4:8) The goal of life with God is more—more of His presence, more of His love, more of Him. The antithesis of this goal is double-mindedness. At the heart of a double-minded person is a fragmented self—a self that (Read More)