Author Archives: Pastor Andrew

About Pastor Andrew

Follower of Jesus, Husband to Carissa, Daddy to four daughters, Lead Pastor at LifePoint Church in Vancouver, WA.

New Kid On the LPC Block: Pastor Michael Anderson

I love writing blogs like this one. If you have been connected with life @ LifePoint these last 5 years, you know that change is a big part of our DNA. Growth always means change and change has a way … Continue reading

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The Love of God’s Gospel: Clearing the Fog on Same-Sex

I shouldn’t be writing this today. Statistically, if you are reading this post after reading yesterday’s post and Monday’s post, you are an anomaly. With so much else to click on from your timeline or inbox, this blog has technically … Continue reading

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Homosexuality, The Church, and the Mythical Third Way

The events taking place in American culture this past week have encouraged a number of people to engage (or re-engage) the issue of homosexuality and the church. Some have called this “the issue of our time.” I think that is … Continue reading

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Memo to Young Christians: This Sexuality Debate Means Something

Have you enjoyed your weekend foray into the world of social media? It has been a predictable response, no? There is a major decision made by powerful people in American politics and every timeline near you blows up. I’m not … Continue reading

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Cussing Is Not What Damns People To Hell

We had a good, and I hope helpful, dialogue in episode 13 of our weekly To Be The Church Podcast about the issue of cussing/swearing. We discussed the topic in terms of our practical theology as Christians; how our belief … Continue reading

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The Only Way to Have Everything and Nothing

John D. Rockefeller was a rich man. The first billionaire on record, it has been calculated that according to today’s dollar, during his lifetime he was likely the richest man in the history of the world. When asked by a … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes: Total Life

Last Friday I recommended an extremely readable but textually faithful overview of Ecclesiastes by Douglas Wilson called Joy at the End of the Tether. If you want a solid, engaging, and at many points hilarious commentary on “the inscrutable wisdom … Continue reading

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