Live in love Matthew 22:35-40

Live in love  Matthew 22:35-40
16_0828: Christ-followers are made new to live in God’s love. Jesus gives Christians a new identity to live in God’s love as Worshiper and Servant. In this message, Pastor Lane sets forth an understanding of each the first two aspects of a Christ-follower’s new identity. Then, he shows the relationship between the two and how ...

Report: LPC shift to 3 Sun AM worship gatherings 3

Report: LPC shift to 3 Sun AM worship gatherings
Thank you, thank you, thank you, LifePoint! To each one of you I say a great big “Thank You”! Sunday’s shift to three morning worship gatherings came off seamlessly. Sure, we’ve identified a few ‘bumps’ but the day flowed so smoothly. And, the unity of LifePoint, your dedication to the Lord and commitment to this ...

Made New 2 Corinthians 5:17

Made New  2 Corinthians 5:17
16_0821: Jesus makes people new to live as Christ-followers. The essence of being a Christian begins by faith in Jesus’ work on the cross. “Christian” doesn’t mean a better you, but a new you. You must be made new to know God. In this new short (3 week) series, Pastor Lane explains the vision of ...

Love, because Jesus first loved us

Love, because Jesus first loved us
16_0814: Christians are called by Jesus to love all people, because He perfectly loved us. Beginning with 1 John 4:19, Pastor Lane clarifies God’s love and what it has done for us in salvation. Then, he models a way for Christians to love others in faithful response to God’s love. Christians love others first, true, ...

A Living Sacrifice Romans 12:1

A Living Sacrifice  Romans 12:1
16-0807: At Romans 12, Paul builds on his extensive explanation of the gospel of Jesus Christ and appeals to Christians to offer their lives, in response to God’s mercy, as a living sacrifice. The gravity of this appeal is a Joshua 24:15 moment, a call to one, singular priority for all of life, the Lordship ...

A big “Next Step”

A big
LifePoint, we have a problem…and a big next step is coming. Just over six years ago LifePoint relocated to our new (now current) facility. We needed more space, and that move felt really big. I’m not talking about the building. The building was, in fact, much larger than our first facility and provided a solution ...

Introducing the Copeland family, new LifePoint Impact Partners

Introducing the Copeland family, new LifePoint Impact Partners
Sunday will be another encouraging day for LifePoint Church as I introduce James and Abi Copeland, new Impact Partners. James currently serves Ridgecrest Baptist Church as Minister of Missions and College. They have completed the initial assessment process and are preparing to leave for Montreal, Quebec. First, consider the city where they will locate for ...

Summer and Preaching at LifePoint

Summer and Preaching at LifePoint
Summer brings a welcome shift in schedule. Just prior to school’s end many parents weep and wail in weariness from the mundanity of schedule. Life flows by rhythms. Healthy rhythms order our lives in ways that honor and glorify God. One rhythmic adjustment I’ve implemented at LifePoint is the summer preaching schedule. I first tried ...

Introducing Tyler St. Clair, church planter, Detroit, MI

Introducing Tyler St. Clair, church planter, Detroit, MI
One great joy in the summer at LifePoint is hosting church planters who are new Impact partners. I want to introduce a new church planter, Tyler St. Clair. Tyler is currently working to plant Cornerstone Church, Detroit, MI, in 2017. Tyler was born and raised in Detroit, MI. He married his best friend Elita in ...

True unity: to endure in mission 1 Cor 16

True unity: to endure in mission  1 Cor 16
16-0522: Pastor Lane concludes the UNITED series, a study of 1 Corinthians by showing how Gospel unity fuels God’s people for mission. Three pillars establish our unity, the gospel, Spirit, and a new identity. Then, he offers four encouragements to remain in Gospel unity for Kingdom mission. Sermon Manuscript