Grace Pointe Blog

New Year, New Campus

#NewYearNewCampus By Campus Pastor Chris Gerwig Welcome to 2020! The new year is here. And for us at Grace Pointe, so is a new campus! That’s big. It’s new. Very new.  And so the idea of expectancy and hope for what is new has been particularly fresh for me this [...]

January 16th, 2020|


Advent By Pastor Derek Webster There’s so much great Christmas music this time of year! Some can be nostalgic (White Christmas, for example). Some can be silly. Rogue reindeer running over grandma, anyone? Some are just a little bit creepy. Baby, it’s cold outside? But some Christmas songs can be [...]

December 21st, 2019|

The Word Is the Filter

Word Is the Filter by Pastor Derek   A great way of thinking about the Word (the Bible) is as a coffee filter. Coffee filters work with hot water (the Living Water) to strain out the parts of the coffee bean (us) that detract from the best essence in the [...]

December 7th, 2019|

Pray at All Times

Pray at All Times by Pastor Derek   We talk a lot about prayer at Grace Pointe. Ephesians 6 reminds us to “praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication.” C.S. Lewis famously wrote, “I pray because I can't help myself. I pray because I'm helpless. [...]

November 30th, 2019|

Love Shapes Character

Love Shapes Character by Pastor Derek Love Shapes Character is a value that expresses our thoughts on the heart of God (1 John 4:8, Lam. 3:22-23), the nature of love (1 John 4:10, John 3:16, etc.) and the characteristics that result in that kind of love (Gal. 5:22-23, 1 Cor. [...]

November 22nd, 2019|

Go to Grow

Go to Grow by Pastor Derek   “… it depends on faith, in order that the promise may rest on grace and be guaranteed to all his offspring—not only to the adherent of the law but also to the one who shares the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all, as [...]

November 15th, 2019|