Loving God, Loving People in Southeast Fresno

The Gift of Listening

The Gift of Listening

May 12, 2017

One of the greatest gifts I am working hard to develop these days is the gift of listening. James 1:19 wisely advises us to “be swift to hear, slow to speak" (NKJV).I want to make sure the people I share my

God-Confidence

God-Confidence

Apr 17, 2017

When Israel was a mess, God sent a special messenger to a discouraged man named Gideon (Judges 6). The angel found Gideon hiding in a winepress, trying to thresh out a bit of grain. He feared

The Unexpected Witness

The Unexpected Witness

Apr 14, 2017

Mary Magdalene, of all the people Jesus could have sent, of all the messengers he could have commissioned. A woman, when a woman’s witness was not considered credible - and not just any

Good Friday – Remember and Rejoice

Good Friday – Remember and Rejoice

Mar 30, 2017

"...in remembrance of me" Good Friday is a day set aside to remember the vastness of the love of Jesus as evidenced through His death on the cross. Join us for a self-paced...

What On Earth Am I Here For?

What On Earth Am I Here For?

Feb 12, 2017

SouthPoint starts the inspiring and excellent video group study by Pastor Rick Warren called, “What On Earth Am I Here For?” on Feb 26th. Groups are forming now, give Pastor Bob Howerton a call at 455-1119 ext. 104 and let him know you want to open up your home to have a few friends over. We’ll get you what you need. Hosting is easy. Have a...

How to Pray Amid Crisis

How to Pray Amid Crisis

Feb 7, 2017

There are moments throughout life when we find ourselves facing a crisis, and we need to know how to pray when a crisis develops, as well as how to encourage others to pray ...

Burdens That Empower

Burdens That Empower

Feb 3, 2017

Robert Frost wrote "The Road Not Taken" for a poet friend who was chronically indecisive about which road to take on their hikes together/ His gift was a personal joke! But when ...

Knowing vs. Feeling

Knowing vs. Feeling

Jan 27, 2017

Paul’s second missionary journey had been nothing short of a disaster by the time we read the account in Acts 16:25: “But at midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and ...

Day 14: Commit Yourself to His Course

Day 14: Commit Yourself to His Course

Jan 14, 2017

Today’s Scripture: Read Psalm 119:105-112“By Your words I can see where I’m going; they throw a beam of light on my dark path. I’ve committed myself and I’ll never turn back from living...

The Power of Prayer

The Power of Prayer

Nov 11, 2016

Today is the tomorrow you feared yesterday. We live in only three days: yesterday, today and tomorrow. Yesterday is gone, but we learned a few things. Today we continue to learn, grow and use our faith. But tomorrow—that’s another story. Tomorrow is filled with uncertainties, seems unpredictable and appears to be mysterious. We don’t know...

The Promise of His Return

The Promise of His Return

Aug 26, 2016

When I meditate on the promises of God in His Word, I often say, “Who am I, that God would make such great promises to me?” We all make promises, but do we always keep them? Most of us, if not all, have probably been disappointed by someone not fulfilling a promise made to us. Promisingly for us, Jesus is always faithful, dependable and trustworthy....

Intentionally Engage People

Intentionally Engage People

Aug 5, 2016

As believers, we have been empowered by the Word of God and by the Holy Spirit to engage the people God directs to cross our path.Each of us has been created with a desire to make a difference.