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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

Posted by Jym Gregory on

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...

Jym Shorts - September 15, 2016

Posted by Chris Hanson on

It is hard to believe it has been almost 2 full years since we first started talking about our building expansion. In November of 2014, we started the process of asking for pledges as we focused on the theme “Consider…Building for God’s Glory.” When the request for...

Jym Shorts - September 8, 2016

Posted by Tony Guinn on

And he gave…the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry… -Ephesians 4:11-12 As the verses above teach, God gave pastors to his church for the purpose of equipping the saints for the work of ministry. All of the shepherds/pastors/elders (these terms...