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Forgiveness Friday

Lord forgive me for not walking in your pathway. I try to walk ahead sometimes, and sometimes I fall behind, and often- more often than I care to admit- I choose to walk off the path entirely. Thank you for forgiving me and not giving up on me completely. Help we walk your pathway today.

Be where you are

Recently I heard the phrase “be where you are.” I had to think a bit about that. We think we already naturally are where we are. However, we have a tendency to drift. Instead if focusing on the job or ministry at hand we begin to fantasize or wish we were somewhere else. We quit …

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Summer Camps Reports!

We had a great time with camps this summer from the first day of Theatre Camp to the Celebration of Colossal Coaster World on Sunday, July 21st! Performance at Theatre Camp For those of you who like numbers, here are a few interesting stats regarding average attendance: Theatre, 97 kids Soccer, 87 kids Basketball, 62 …

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Don’t Quit on VBS Because of Lack

Recently saw this article. Interesting article regarding Vacation Bible School (VBS) and its supposed demise. Although I tend to believe that VBS is alive and well, I am intrigued that this article does not in any way address the heart and soul of vbs – evangelism. Though much is said about the concern of follow …

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Summer is here!

Summer is here already! I can’t believe it. Theatre camp begins next week. Josh graduated. Summer life bible study begins on Monday. So much to do and so little time to do it! It’s great to be serving the Savior! I you want more information about our Fundamentals Camps for kids you can find it …

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Time Flies

Tonight I experience another “Senior Recognition.” My second child graduates high school in a few weeks and another part of the journey begins. It honestly feels like last month that he started Kindergarden. Where does the time go? The longer I parent, the more I ponder my effectiveness. Don’t get me wrong, I know that …

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New Every Morning

Because of the Lord’s faithful love we do not perish, for His mercies never end. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness!  Lamentations 3:22-23 His mercies are new every morning! Human nature likes a fresh start. We use the new year to be that time of renewal. We make resolutions, set goals and …

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The End of the World as We Know It

Today marks the end of the world as we know it (cue music). Well, so did yesterday and the day before – and tomorrow will also be a different world. The world will not come to a complete demise today. The Mayan fiasco is wrong and Jesus may or may not be coming (no one …

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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!!!  

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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