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Moon Shine, pt. 2

Moon Shine, pt. 2

The Member Musings section of our blog is written by church members in the hope of encouraging you to see all of life through the lens of the gospel. Today we hear from Daniel Smeltzer again about how loving our neighbor flows from the greatest commandment to love the Lord. In my previous post, I encouraged all […]

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  April 4, 2014
Growing with the Growth

Growing with the Growth

The Member Musings section of our blog is written by church members in the hope of encouraging you to see all of life through the lens of the gospel. Today we hear from Jee St. John, our church administrator who has been with us at Lighthouse from the very first Sunday. She shares with us her own growth in […]

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  April 3, 2014
Kim’s Links: Suffering and the Christian

Kim’s Links: Suffering and the Christian

In what I suspect might be an April Fools’ Day joke, Pastor Kim has allowed me to post some links this week for the church family. But, the topic is far from humorous. In fact, this week’s small group study focuses on suffering and comfort, and that’s what I wanted to look at today. In 2 Cor […]

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  April 1, 2014
Recounting His Blessings as He Directs my Life

Recounting His Blessings as He Directs my Life

The Member Musings section of our blog is written by church members in the hope of encouraging you to see all of life through the lens of the gospel. Today we hear from Kim Lee as she leaves for Uganda! Kim will be in Uganda from March 2014 through March 2015. Please pray for her! This post […]

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  March 28, 2014
Encouraging Those with “Unimpressive” Testimonies, Part 2

Encouraging Those with “Unimpressive” Testimonies, Part 2

This is the second of a two part look at those who have “unimpressive” testimonies of God’s grace. Last week we looked at how the power of such a testimony can be seen in how God saved you out of your morality and self-righteousness, which is biblically rare and miraculous. This week, we’ll take a look […]

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  March 27, 2014
Kim’s Links: Idolatry and Worship

Kim’s Links: Idolatry and Worship

Brothers and Sisters, In light of this last Sunday’s message on Our Unrivaled God, I wanted to offer a few links on idolatry and worship. Idolatry in Corporate Worship (article) Let’s start with Sunday mornings. As this article by Bob Kauflin points out, even in a service dedicated to the worship of God, there can be idolatry. Gospel […]

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  March 25, 2014
Meet Dan Lim

Meet Dan Lim

In our Spotlight sections, you’ll get better acquainted with ministries or members of our church in the hope that how God is working in their lives will encourage and strengthen you! This week you’re introduced to Dan Lim and his family, our local missionaries working to reach international students in the LA area! TL: Can you […]

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  March 24, 2014
Encouraging Those with “Unimpressive” Testimonies

Encouraging Those with “Unimpressive” Testimonies

This past week while teaching a counseling class I had the blessing of hearing the testimonies of students whom I had just met. Something that stood out to me was the contrast between the final two testimonies. They could not have been more different. One was the testimony of a young woman who grew up in the […]

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  March 20, 2014
Kim’s Links: Theology and Life

Kim’s Links: Theology and Life

Brothers and Sisters, This week’s links will have a bit of a theological focus, but with the intent of practical application, growing worship, and increased faith. Am I really saved? (2 articles) These first two focus on the idea of assurance of salvation. Many Christians wrestle with the question, “I am really saved?” In these […]

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  March 18, 2014