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Jym Shorts - March 1, 2018

Posted by Nate Gast on

There is something tremendously humbling about trying to pastor a church in the neighborhood where you grew up.  Rarely does a Sunday go by when I am not teaching or preaching and I look out and see someone who knew me as a teenager.  I hate knowing that many of you knew me in the...

Jym Shorts - February 22, 2018

Posted by Jym Gregory on

In Luke chapter thirteen we are told that some people had complained to Jesus about a recent event where the Roman procurator for Judea, Pontius Pilate, had apparently ordered the deaths of some Galileans who were making sacrifices to God, “mingling their blood” with the blood of...

Jym Shorts - February 15, 2018

Posted by Jym Gregory on

Thomas Guthrie was known as “Scotland’s Preacher.”  He was born in 1803 and by the age of twelve was already studying at the University of Edinburgh.  He loved mostly the physical sciences, and he graduated from the university as a mere sixteen-year-old.  Most...

Jym Shorts - February 8, 2018

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Beginning Wednesday, February 14, I will embark on another forty-day journey of seeking Christ and setting aside, voluntarily, some activities that I will use as a reminder to myself that I am abiding in Christ.  Literally millions of Christians (and many non-believers who will do this out...

Jym Shorts - February 1, 2018

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I sat down to write this Jym Shorts on my 52nd birthday. I don’t feel 52, but alas, what am I to do about it? Actually, birthdays don’t bother me in the least. Age comes naturally to me. As I reflect back over the years of my life, I find myself grateful that 38 of them have been as...

Jym Shorts - January 25, 2018

Posted by Nate Meece on

Self-introductions are always difficult. You’re not quite sure how to begin; the transition from general introduction to actual self-introduction is choppy and often disjointed; you’re constantly debating what information to put in and what information to leave out (because, of...

Jym Shorts - January 18, 2018

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A few years ago, one of our elders here at LifePoint encouraged me to read Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Although I have a great love for history, and had obviously heard of the novel and its impact on America in the mid 1800’s, I had never troubled myself to read it. I...

Jym Shorts - January 11, 2018

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I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. -Psalm 119:11   New Year's resolutions are as old as...well, new years. They are easily made and just as easily broken. Nevertheless, the new year is a good time to start new things, and to set a purpose to...

Jym Shorts - January 4, 2018

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In January of 2016 I wrote the following words in my first “Jym Shorts” article of the year:  As we welcome in the new year, we have much to be thankful for here at LifePoint.  I've been out of the pulpit for the past two weeks and was away from our own worship service this...

Jym Shorts - December 28, 2017

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Lord, who may dwell in your sanctuary?  Who may live on your holy hill?  -Psalm 15:1 I’ve been reading Psalm 15 every day for the past week as I work on committing it to memory.  It goes on from verse one to describe the qualities of the person who may approach the...

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