Refugees

There is a lot of discussion and debate occurring right now in the world regarding refugees from Syria. I see a wide range of opinions being portrayed. I see some Christians using scripture to show that we as believers should be welcoming and accepting of refugees. I...
My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?

My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?

Recently I was reading Psalm 22 again as Crosspoint and I have been journeying through The Story. I am always surprised by how much more we can glean from scripture simply by coming to it with an understanding of the culture during the time the scripture was written....

The Story

Crosspoint Christian Church in Cape Coral is beginning a journey through the Bible this year. We are going to be going through The Story. It is the NIV version of the Bible that is organized so that it reads more like a typical story that we are accustomed to. A part...
Making some sense of Matthew 5:17

Making some sense of Matthew 5:17

Jesus says something in [youversion]Matthew 5:17[/youversion] that I have always pondered. “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them” Jesus is in the middle of his famous Sermon...

Lessons on Prayer

Day 8 Today’s reading is from [youversion]Luke 7:1-11:54[/youversion]. Often I hear people ask why God has not answered their prayers. This can always be a difficult situation since we often do not know the mind of God and what his greater purposes might be. In...

What does real faith look like?

Day 7 Today’s reading was [youversion]Luke 1:1-6:49[/youversion] The Book of Luke has always been my favorite gospel account. I love how Luke is an outsider. He wasn’t one of the disciples. So, he tells the story of Jesus life as an outsider, explaining in...