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Preparing to Gather - 8.4.13

July 31, 2013 by: Zach Simons | 0 Comments

This Sunday we begin a new mini-series called "Disciple" where we will look at how each of the four rhythms of CrossPointe characterize the life of a disciple of Jesus. On both an individual level and a community level, in everything we do as CrossPointe, we strive ... Keep Reading

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Preparing to Gather - 7.28.13

July 25, 2013 by: Zach Simons | 0 Comments

Jesus: The Lion and the Lamb We finish our “Knowing God” series this week with a couple attributes of God that can seem ambiguous at first: His worthiness and glory. As a boy (fortunate that I was to be learning of God at a young age) these terms had almo... Keep Reading

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Preparing to Gather - 7.21.13

July 17, 2013 by: Zach Simons | 0 Comments

30 Years ago John Piper wrote an aritcle called "Worship: The Feast of Christian Hedonsim." His ideas on this topic would radically shape my understanding of what it means to truly worship God. In the article he gives 3 ways of understanding how we should rightly re... Keep Reading

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Preparing to Gather - 6.30.13

June 25, 2013 by: Zach Simons | 0 Comments

All of life is shaped by our knowledge of God. Our knowledge that he exists, our knowledge of what he is like, and our knowledge of what we ought to do about Him. Think about that - ALL of life. Every decision, word, action, attitude, motivation, desire or delight i... Keep Reading

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Encourage. Equip. Engage. Well it’s been just over 3 months since we launched the Sunday Night Service at CrossPointe Winter Park! It’s been cool to see Jesus’ faithfulness as He has continued to build His church through both our morning and eveni... Keep Reading

Preparing to Gather - 6.23.13

June 18, 2013 by: Zach Simons | 0 Comments

I love that CrossPointe has chosen to preach through a sermon series this summer called “Knowing God.” If every purpose you had in life could be distilled down to its purest form - this would be it: to know God. To know him, not just intellectually, but ... Keep Reading

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Preparing to Gather - 6.16.13

June 11, 2013 by: Zach Simons | 0 Comments

This week’s sermon will address the faithfulness & dependability of God. It seems only appropriate that we should not only learn about these attributes, but sing of them - reminding ourselves and the church gathered around us that we have one perfect and u... Keep Reading

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Preparing to Gather - 6.9.13

June 4, 2013 by: Zach Simons | 0 Comments

I'm sure that I have made a post sometime in the past that has referenced John Piper in Don't Waste Your Life saying "Missions exists because worship doesn't." And if I haven't, there you go. Missions exists because worship doesn't. Of course, "worship" here is in a... Keep Reading

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Preparing to Gather - 6.2.13

May 29, 2013 by: Zach Simons | 0 Comments

Memorial Day weekend brought with it the launch of our summer sermon series "Knowing God." After dwelling on God's Knowability last week, we pause to reflect on his Beauty & Desirability this week.  We have all grown to understand beauty in a certain sense... Keep Reading

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Preparing to Gather - 5.26.13

May 23, 2013 by: Zach Simons | 0 Comments

Jesus says in John 4:23-24, “But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit an... Keep Reading

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