First of the “lasts”

It has begun. The beginning of the “lasts.” This past Thursday was our “last” Fall at the Farm, which is a fun annual event where all North Point Ministries families get together for some bbq, sweet tea, cotton candy, funnel cakes and lots of those inflatable jumping things. (Doesn’t that...

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Hunting for a house in Denver

Quick update and prayer request… Janis and I sold our house in Atlanta (yeah!) and will be moving to Denver in late December. So, this Wednesday, we’re flying out for a few days to hit the pavement and look for houses.  Our goal is to find a great place to...

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Cool Denver Connection

Stephen and I participated in a mini-conference today called Sundays at North Point (even thought it’s monday). It’s an opportunity for church staff and leaders to visit our church and get a behind the scenes tour of how everything works. It’s always an encouragement to hear these guests react to...

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God’s upside-down economy

Yesterday was not a great day for Wall Street, but it was a great day for our new church.  After Congress failed to pass the proposed bailout plan, the markets responded with the largest single-day point drop in history for the Dow Jones industrial average.  So why was this a...

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Doing double-duty

As we all prepare to move west and begin this venture, life is fun but complex. All of us are still working in our respective jobs at NP, and doing what we can at night or on weekends to focus attention on Denver and staying connected with the core contingency...

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What are our distinctives?

In a recent comment on our blog, Paul asked us to share what our distinctives would be to differentiate us from other churches in the area.  A reasonable question.  So why didn’t I just post the distinctives and move on?  Why have I been thinking about this the last couple...

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“Get More Info” form is working again

A big thanks to Sharla Costelow who let us know through our blog that the  ‘Get More Info‘ form wasn’t working correctly.  I did some website updates over the weekend that messed the form up.  Unfortunately that happened before I posted some links to the site on Facebook, so anyone...

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First elder board meeting

Now I’m not sure what your impression of elder board meetings may be.  I can’t imagine they’re all that glamorous. In fact, I’m guessing some of you have been to rather boring “bored” meetings before. But, I have to say, I was looking forward to our first one. And the...

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Amazing!!

So, Janis and I put our house on the market last Monday morning about 10 am. Given the current market conditions, we were preparing for the long haul…constantly lowering the price, keeping the house clean, figuring out what to do with the kids when someone wanted to come over and...

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