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Postponing Tonight's Activities and A Call to Prayer for Wisdom

Posted by JJ Sherwood on

Five Points family~Last night, our governor declared a state of emergency in Michigan due to the coronavirus. With presumptive cases now in Oakland County; our proximity to Oakland University, Fiat-Chrysler, and other large, international organizations; and following the new federal...

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Crossroads Care Center Baby Bottle Fundraising Drive

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Across our nation today, churches and communities are calling special attention to what is always true: life is a valuable and sacred gift from God. While science can only speculate about life's origin, the Bible definitively declares that all life, spiritual and physical, is from God and of...

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Tags: community, life, crossroads, baby

The LORD Has Done Great Things for Us!

Posted by JJ Sherwood on

"The LORD has done great things for us; we are glad."Psalm 126:3 I'm always amazed when I reflect on my day or week or month, how many amazingly gracious and wonderful things the Lord did for me. As we approach the end of 2019 considering the past twelve months, how can we do anything...

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Tags: hope, joy, god's character, thanksgiving

Our God Never Fails

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"...each dawn He does not fail..."Zephaniah 3.5c Since reading Zephaniah a few weeks ago, the Spirit has not let me forget this part of verse 5. Zephaniah 3 ties God's actions to His righteousness. Since God is righteous and never fails, we're commanded to wait upon the Lord as He will...

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Tags: worship, prayer, hope, gratitude, the character of god

Rooted Parent Update and Policy / Procedure Reminder

Posted by Jim Gardner on

Greetings Rooted Parents! Thank you for your participation in Rooted - Children’s Ministry of Five Points Community Church!  It is our sincere hope and prayer that Rooted is used to assist parents in teaching the truth of the gospel to their children in a nurturing and safe...

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Tags: children, parents, news/updates

Introducing Rooted

Posted by JJ Sherwood on

And all that generation also were gathered to their fathers. And there arose another generation after them who did not know the LORD or the work that he had done for Israel. Judges 2.10 One of the most sobering passages of the Old Testament is Judges 2.6-15. After God amazingly...

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Tags: children

Pastoral Candidacy Resources

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After the worship service on Sunday, August 25, the members of Five Points will vote on whether to call Mike Sherf as our Associate Pastor for Adult Discipleship. Over the past few weeks, we have had several opportunities to interact with and hear from Mike. If you missed any of them, audio...

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Tags: pastor, discipleship, candidate

Egocentrism: Not Just for Children

Posted by Christy Ingalsbe on

My very good friend and I often approach discussions from vastly different starting points.  I’ve known her for more than 15 years and we are true friends and sisters in Christ, yet I am still surprised when I realize during a conversation that I’ve completely forgotten (again)...

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Tags: truth, scripture, relationships, egocentrism

Pastoral Candidate: Mike Sherf

Posted by Mark Kakkuri on

“So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you...

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Tags: pastor, discipleship, candidate

Why Does Baptism Precede The Lord's Supper?

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Posted by JJ Sherwood on

We regularly celebrate the Lord’s Supper during our corporate worship but the Supper is not for everyone in attendance, so we practice what is called ‘fencing the table.’ At Five Points, we fence the table by giving initial instructions as to who can partake of the communion...

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Tags: baptism, communion, lord's supper

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