COMPELLED: Expend My Life

COMPELLED: Expend My Life
  17-1015: Christians live compelled by God’s love to EXPEND their life for Jesus so God is glorified before others. Every person either lives by this conviction, that God loves compels them to live for Him, or in pursuit of another love or desire. In this message, Pastor Lane sets forth two principles by which ...

COMPELLED: Surrender

COMPELLED: Surrender
17-1008: Christians live compelled by God’s redeeming love to surrender to the Lord Jesus and walk in God’s will. The story of Gideon teaches a great truth about God, that He is all-sufficient in His work in and through our lives. Gideon and his army offered nothing of value or competence to the Lord, but ...

COMPELLED: A People of Full Devotion

COMPELLED: A People of Full Devotion
17-1001: God’s redeeming love fills a Christ-follower to live compelled. Compelled means that we live in such a way that reflects the One by whom we have been loved. Our eternal hope is anchored in Jesus Christ, not in this world. God’s love that fills our lives compels us to live in such a way ...

COMPELLED: A Life of Full Devotion

COMPELLED: A Life of Full Devotion
  17-0924: God’s love grows a full devotion to Jesus that compels me to live in his transforming power. Continuing from last week’s sermon, A Story of Full Devotion, Pastor Lane shows what it means for a person to live in God’s love to grow a life of full devotion. He identifies three areas of ...

Three for COMPELLED! — An Update.

Three for COMPELLED! -- An Update.
Two weeks ago we launched our COMPELLED campaign at LifePoint Church. This past Sunday we delivered the details of the campaign to the church body. This campaign leads us into the largest, single step of missional advancement in our LifePoint’s now thirteen year history. This reality is validated in a number of ways. The project’s scope, magnitude and ...

COMPELLED Intro: A Story of Full Devotion Deuteronomy 1-3

COMPELLED Intro: A Story of Full Devotion  Deuteronomy 1-3
  17-0917:¬†God loves with a full devotion that compels us to live SENT for glory. Pastor Lane walks through the first three chapters of Deuteronomy to show how God leads His people in mission by reminding them of His full devotion to love them. Then, he recounts the story of LifePoint Church and how God ...

Humility and Kingdom Living Luke 18:9-14

Humility and Kingdom Living  Luke 18:9-14
17-0827: Humility shapes the heart to posture our life to receive¬†God’s saving grace. Jesus confronts the self-righteousness of some standing in the crowd listening to him teach. He tells a story drawn from real life that contrasts the prayer of a Pharisee and the prayer of a tax collector. He reveals that proud heart gets ...

Persistent Prayer Luke 18:1-8

Persistent Prayer  Luke 18:1-8
17-0820: Christians persist in prayer and persevere in faithful obedience when we trust in Jesus’ work for us and in us. Jesus is not interested in our practice of religious ritual. He wants us to pray because when we do we commune with the living God, who is our loving heavenly Father. Prayer is much ...

The Dark Night of the Soul Isaiah 50:10-11

The Dark Night of the Soul  Isaiah 50:10-11
17-0806: Should Christians be worried when the dark night of the soul comes? Does it mean I am not saved? Does it mean God does not love me anymore? What should one do? Pastor Lawrence Harrison, Pastor Lane’s father, shares a hopeful and helpful word from Isaiah on how Christians should respond when they go ...

Eradicating Racism

Eradicating Racism
My family sat down together last night to watch Hidden Figures, the story of three African-American ladies at NASA in the 1960s who were instrumental in one of history’s greatest operations, the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. I was not familiar with their story prior to the movie. I was deeply moved as ...