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.

Seek the Welfare of the City

“For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord…” Can you complete that verse from memory? Many Christians can. Jeremiah 29:11 is one of the most referenced verses from the Old Testament. If you’re not as familiar … Continue reading

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From Doing Church to Being The Church

We had a great day on Sunday at LifePoint. We kicked a new series called To Be The Church, where we’re focusing on the shift that occurs (as we follow Jesus) from “doing church” or “talking church” to “being the … Continue reading

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New Song from LifePoint

Here is the video from the new song we debuted this morning at LifePoint. You can purchase it on Amazon. iTunes coming soon.

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The Treasure Principle

I mentor a group of 8 guys each year. The group meets once a month. We memorize Scripture together, read books together, and challenge and sharpen one another. We cover topics (in our reading and memorization) like parenting, casting vision, … Continue reading

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The Infamous MEET AND GREET TIME at a Church Near You

Imagine this super awkward scenario: I’m sitting in a movie theater with my wife, about to take in Spielberg’s most recent thriller. It’s date night, a time we set aside each week to get out of the house and have … Continue reading

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Why Do You Go To Church?

[A Note: As I began to write this blog my intent was to address the issue of the “meet and greet time” that most churches participate in during their Sunday gatherings. For the sake of reasonable blog length, I’ll have … Continue reading

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Rise and Fall and the Road Ahead

We closed out Rise and Fall yesterday at LifePoint, concluding the series with the temptation narrative in Matthew. You can get all of the sermon content, audio or video (and notes), on our free App or at our website. Here … Continue reading

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