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.

From Creation to Consummation

The cautionary tale of Humpty Dumpty struck me as a young child. I’m sure my parents, along with countless others across the last couple centuries, were intentional about helping me commit the Greek tragedy of the Mother Goose corpus to … Continue reading

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A Word on Great Leadership Teams

In my current schedule Tuesday is titled “meeting-day.” I got home around 10pm this last Tuesday night after a 13-hour day that was packed full of different types of meetings from start to finish. The day included planned staff meetings … Continue reading

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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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