Author Archives: Pastor Andrew

About Pastor Andrew

Follower of Jesus, Husband to Carissa, Daddy to Olivia, Sophia, and Amelia, Lead Pastor at LifePoint Church in Vancouver, WA.

The “Why” of Biblically Defined Marriage

Debates on marriage have become commonplace in our culture. In the last couple of election cycles, it has become apparent that a rising number of Americans are shifting their opinion on this debate. States have seen the term “marriage” re-defined … Continue reading

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Stop Trying to Make Better Decisions

The moment of decision is the wrong time to develop a value system. Our decisions reveal our values, they reflect our values, they don’t determine our values. Not many of us sit around and think about the development of a … Continue reading

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Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor

I recently read a most inspiring book about an extraordinarily ordinary man. The book is Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor by D.A. Carson. The subject of the book is the life and reflections of his late father, Tom Carson, a … Continue reading

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Sunday Review: New Life @ LifePoint

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Genesis Unbound

In my study of the initial chapters of Genesis, one book has stood out from the rest as a most helpful tool in discovering the meaning and implications of the creation narrative. That book is Genesis Unbound by John Sailhamer. … Continue reading

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Light vs. Sun : Does Genesis Contradict Itself?

We examined days 2-6 of creation yesterday in week 3 of Rise and Fall at LPC. Day 4 is one that has received its fair share of commentary over the years. A cursory reading of the creation account in Genesis … Continue reading

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Origin Issues: The Struggle To Cut God Out

Despite what you may have learned in school or picked up at your local Barnes and Noble lately, the issue of origin has not been settled in the hearts and minds of your fellow humans. A few things are clear: … Continue reading

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