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.

Lead or Be Liked

Let me start this blog by clarifying that I think you can be a good leader and be likable as well. I don’t think a good leader has to be someone who simply commands respect and charges forward; head down, … Continue reading

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The Means and the Ends (by Sam Cassese)

To my fellow pastors and ministry leaders. I have a question for you… Do you love connecting people to new serving opportunities? Obviously. You wouldn’t be very good at your job if you didn’t. Here’s a better question for you… … Continue reading

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Broken Toys (by Brent Kimball)

When we were boys my brother and I received two amazing toys. His was Stretch Armstrong and mine was Stretch Monster. These were corn syrup filled action figures that stretched when you pulled on their limbs. We absolutely loved these … Continue reading

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Church People, Take Responsibility

I’m currently studying the book of Philemon, in preparation to preach it over the next 3 weeks at LifePoint. It’s a funny little book, the shortest authored by the Apostle Paul in the Bible. It’s also a great book to … Continue reading

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Pastor, be a Christian First

When I was 21, about to enter my senior year of college, I came home to Oregon for the summer to work construction and save money for my final year. My undergraduate major was biblical studies, with an emphasis in … Continue reading

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For You Know That We Who Preach… (Part 2)

Part 1 is here. This Sunday I’ll be preaching Romans 4:1-8. As I was studying this text yesterday I came upon some great content from John Stott, in his book The Message of Romans, regarding a short phrase in the … Continue reading

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All Sons and Daughters @ LifePoint

We are 6 days away from hosting one of my favorite bands, All Sons and Daughters, for a night of worship at LifePoint. The live event is next Tuesday, July 22, @ 7pm. You can purchase tickets here. If you attend … Continue reading

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