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Jym Shorts - November 23, 2016

Posted by Nate Gast on

Last week Pastor Jym offered some cautions on some well-known teachers with which we are all familiar. As I pondered his admonitions I began to think back to so many men and women who have impacted my faith. People like John Piper, J.I. Packer, Dorothy Sayers, C.S. Lewis, and Tim Keller have all...

Jym Shorts - November 17, 2016

Posted by Jym Gregory on

Many of you have now endured two of my articles and one sermon dealing with false teaching. I have had many constructive comments in return, and not a few questions and requests for either more information or clarifications, or both. As I said Sunday, not one person has been mean-spirited or...

Jym Shorts - November 10, 2016

Posted by Jym Gregory on

"...In order that the living may know that the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind, and bestows it on whom He wishes and sets over it the lowliest of men.” - Daniel 4:17b I write this Jym-shorts on the day following what will surely be considered one of the most contentious and...

Jym Shorts - November 3, 2016

Posted by Jym Gregory on

I still remember how I felt when one of my heroes of the faith, John R.W. Stott, came out publicly in defense of an idea known as “annihilationism.” Annihilationists believe that God, in his mercy, will not leave those who reject Christ to suffer in hell, but will either immediately...

Jym Shorts - October 27, 2016

Posted by Jym Gregory on

As our “short-term missions season” comes to an end, I want to both update and encourage you with some information about missions here at LifePoint. First, Wanda Pear, a long-time member of LifePoint, just returned from the nation of Haiti. As you are probably aware, that nation just...

Jym Shorts - October 20, 2016

Posted by Chris Hanson on

Earlier this month, a small team from LifePoint had the opportunity to travel to the Middle East on a short-term mission trip. Our team was made up of Tina Rhodes, Kelly Hanson, Samuel Spray and Ryan Smith and me. Each of us had an opportunity to use our gifts and abilities in a unique way to...

Jym Shorts - October 13, 2016

Posted by Jym Gregory on

This week’s article will be a bit “newsy,” as I relate to you three things about which I would like you to be aware. First, you may have missed it if you do not have a family member or friend with special needs, but we now have two new opportunities at the church that will help...

Jym Shorts - October 6, 2016

Posted by Tony Guinn on

Thank you for your prayers concerning my mission trip to Medellin, Colombia. As you read the highlights of the trip below please keep in mind the following biblical truths: God is glorified when the gospel is shared regardless of whether people receive it or reject it.  When someone...

Jym Shorts - September 29, 2016

Posted by Nate Gast on

I think most of us would agree that the church in the West is in increasingly poor shape today.  Therapy has replaced actually knowing God, spirituality has displaced theology, the tyranny of activity limits day-to-day discipleship, marketing trumps mission, entertainment has replaced...

Jym Shorts - September 22, 2016

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While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them." Then after fasting and praying they laid their hands on them and sent them off. -Acts 13:2-3 The passage above marks the official starting point...