Category Archive: Church Planting

Nov 13

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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Nov 05

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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Jul 05

Shamburger Kids On Mission

TJ, Josh and Sarah have already embarked on a great summer of service. TJ assisted with Music in Theatre Camp and also co-directed one of the kid’s shows. Josh assisted his Dad as they led the “Dressing Room” station. This was the Bible Story area, Josh and Tim also directed a play. Sarah assisted in …

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Mar 16

Pray for the LifePoint Launch!

We are in the midst of planning our launch for LifePoint Church. The Lord has opened doors for us to have our worship service at SouthPark Mall (the Strongsville Ohio mall)! We will also be having an Easter egg hunt! Please pray for: – churches to partner with our church plant. – people to partner …

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Feb 01

Send Cleveland (NAMB) features Shamburgers on Mission

I am excited and humbled to be featured in a blog post on the Send Cleveland website of the North American Mission Board. God has truly blessed us and we are excited about the ministry in which He has placed us . I grew up as a Southern Baptist. I was a Royal Ambassador. I …

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Jan 27

Excitement!

I am more excited than ever for LifePoint Church and the work that God is doing in Strongsville. We have just found a new worship leader, and we have re-set our launch date to Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012. We are in the planning stages for this launch, but believe me when I say it …

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Nov 14

Second Service – Fun Times

Just wanted to send a note out to say thank you for those who are praying! We had a great service on Sunday. Since I was in the children’s area, I am not sure how many we had, but we had 5 kids in Worship KidStyle! We are praying for families with preschoolers and babies, …

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Aug 10

The end of the summer

Well, summer is coming to an end. I have served in theatre camps, soccer camps, football, baseball and cheerleading camps, basketball and cheerleading camps, and Big Apple Adventure (VBS) Camps I have coordinated 32 children and youth getting to a theatre competition, we have sent off our three children to youth camp. In all of …

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May 28

New Newsletter and Mailing List!

LifePoint Church now has a new prayer newsletter called PrayerPoint. You can see the PDF of the newsletter here and you can subscribe the the email newsletter by contacting us at this site and requesting it. You can also request to subscribe to the Shamburgers on Mission newsletter as well! Past editions are posted here.

May 19

Church Location Shopping

It was fun and interesting looking at possible sites for LifePoint Church on Monday night. Pastor Rocky, Mark and I went out and viewed some locations. I think we have it narrowed down but there are some issues that need to get resolved. Please pray that we can get everything resolved in order to get …

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