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.

Don’t Blame Francis

Preach the gospel at all times. Use words if necessary. Have you heard this needlepoint worthy quote before? It is commonly attributed to St. Francis of Assisi, a renowned figure in church history who lived in the late 12th/early 13th … Continue reading

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As Long As (by Brent Kimball)

“As Long As” – Reflection on Uzziah (2 Chronicles 26) Uzziah, who was only 16 years old when he became king of the southern kingdom, has always intrigued me. He was one of the longest reigning kings of Judah and during … Continue reading

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Why Is Your Church Doing Life Groups?

In a couple of hours I’ll be headed to the first Life Group sync at LPC in 2015. The “sync” is an event where our current and future life group leaders gather for training that includes large group sessions of … Continue reading

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Learning to Live Outside the Womb

There is a difference between being born and learning how to live. Carissa and I are about 6 weeks away from welcoming our 4th baby girl into the world. Little Viola Grace (who is waving to you in this pic … Continue reading

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Not Feeling It?

The feelings fight is a major front on the journey of faith in Jesus. If we base our faith on our feelings, rather than a more stable force, we will consistently struggle with assurance of salvation, trust in God, and … Continue reading

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Men, Check This Out

About a month ago I launched a new site specifically geared for men called “Men of LifePoint.” If you enjoy reading 2thesource, and you’d like to subscribe to a site that is specifically geared for men, you need to check … Continue reading

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Turning the World Upside Down: 1 Thessalonians

I have been looking forward to this Sunday for a long time. For over a year I’ve been praying about the opportunity to preach through the book of 1 Thessalonians at LifePoint. This week we kick it off, with part … Continue reading

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