Painted Office!

My office at church hadn’t been updated or renovated for almost 20 years.  People often comment about how outdated the paint colors are.   Its not that I didn’t notice it…its just that I haven’t taken the time to come in and repaint. So last week Derek Webster, my boss and Pastor came in early in the morning…

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Todd and Kelly Moxley

As an outreach part of our stretch year Todd and Kelly started a hiking club. What a wonderful example of using your gifts/interest in reaching out! Way to go! Gary Monds

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Kristi Dean

I was encouraged to learn that Kristi Dean regularly prays for the Elders, their wives and their children. Thank you Kristi! Gary Monds

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Men of God

This past weekend we had our men’s retreat at GPP.  I had been asked to speak and we talked about what a man of God is from 1 Timothy 6:11-12.  On Monday one of the guys called and thanked me for being so transparent about some of the struggles I have faced and how that…

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Markus May

On the afternoon of September 18, I returned from my lunch to find a sealed envelope in my inbox. In that envelope was a letter, double-sided, single-spaced written by Markus May. He wrote it as “a quick note to affirm you as our pastor.” What followed were some of the kindest, most specific encouragements I’ve…

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A Thankful Email

Today I rec’d an email from someone that visited Grace Pointe for the first time.  She wrote to thank us for making her feel so welcome so quickly.  She said, “The people are so genuine and inviting!”  I was encouraged by her experience and her willingness to let us know! Jim

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Staff Was Encouraged

The GP staff was encouraged when we received a note from a long time attender after a funeral service was held at GP. She let us know that 8 people responded to receive Christ at the funeral. Many guests commented on the love, support and hospitality of the church. Working together for God’s Kingdom! Love…

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Encouraging Thought

Encouraged this morning by a note I received from one of our long-time members whose nephew has been coming to Grace Pointe. Impressed by the message that morning and enjoying Grace Pointe, he told her, “I never thought of giving up my independence.” Love to hear stories of how people here are discovering a God…

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Encouraging Note from Rob Robinson

As a speaker you get all kinds of reactions. Some people like what you say, some people don’t understand what you say, and still others critique what you say (or don’t) say. I try to take it all in stride. There are times, though, when an encouraging word is like a drink of cold water…

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