November 2012 archive

Advent is Here!

Sunday is again the first day of “Advent.” So what is Advent anyway? Advent literally means the “coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important.” Advent on the Christian calendar is a four-week season of preparation and anticipation leading up to Christmas, on December 25. The focus of Advent is two-fold. On the one hand, …

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NAMB Article

An article on the North American Mission Board website …   When LifePoint Church had the first of it’s preview services in October of 2011, it began with a place for everyone in the family. People were ready to rock babies in the nursery, teach preschoolers and lead children in worship while teenagers and parents …

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Thanksgiving Bible Verses

Bobby Gilstrap posts 11 verses for Thanksgiving! How about posting them around the house tomorrow! My favorite: Ps. 107:1 “Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.” (NIV) and Phil. 1:3 “I thank my God every time I remember you.”   GIVE THANKS!!!  

Family Corner November 2012 by Debbie

Wow, it’s November! Time just seems to be passing by faster and faster. October was a fun month with many blessings. Josh, Sarah and I were able to make a trip to Cedarville so that Josh could attend the Arts Academic Preview Day. We were also able to spend time not only with TJ but …

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Serving the Community

In October, LifePoint Church partnered with Abundant Life Community Church and participated in community “servant evangelism.” We sent one group to a nursing home in Strongsville, while another group took rakes and went to rake leaves in a neighborhood behind the Rec Center in Strongsville where LifePoint meets. Josh and I went with the leaf …

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Communicating the Gospel in a World of Politics

If you live in a swing state like I do, then you are inundated with political ads from both sides and most of them are all about telling you more of what is wrong with the other side than about what is right about their candidate. It is a messy political world right now. I …

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