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Who is the Holy Spirit?

Who Is the Holy Spirit?  Posted by: Taylor Sikes Reposition: Who Is the Holy Spirit? Focus Verse: 'However, as it is written: 'what no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived' – the things God has prepared for those who love him-...

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Undignified: When Worship Gets Real

Undignified: When Worship Gets Real Posted by: Tres Sansom Reposition: Dancing Before the Lord Focus Verse: "I was dancing before the Lord, who chose me above your father and all his family! He appointed me as the leader of Israel, the people of the Lord, so I...

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Stillness Takes Us To Jesus

Stillness Takes Us To Jesus Posted by: Kim Stiver Reposition: Still Focus Verse: "And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed. And Simon and those who were with him searched for...

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The Heart of the Worshipper

The Heart of the Worshipper Posted by: Stephanie Smith Reposition: The Heart of the Worshipper Focus Verse: "Let us come to him with thanksgiving. Let us sing psalms of praise to him." Psalm 95:2 Paul defines true worship as surrendering ourselves fully to God,...

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The Trap of Idolatry

The Trap of Idolatry Posted by: Josh LarrabeeReposition: Slaying the Gods We're at War With Focus Verse: Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and (God) will give you everything you need. Matthew 6:33  Idols are usually perceived as statues...

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God Created Creativity

God Created Creativity Posted by: Josh LarrabeeReposition: To You We Ascribe All GloryFocus Verse: “In one hand he holds deep caves and caverns, in the other hand grasps the high mountains. He made Ocean—he owns it! His hands sculpted Earth!” Psalm 95:3-5     The...

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Living as a Representative of Jesus

Living as a Representative of Jesus Posted by: Tres SansomPlotline: Seek and Save the LostFocus Verse: “For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost.” Luke 19:10   Think back to the last time you received an Amber Alert. A child went missing, a...

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Two Halves of a Whole

Two Halves of a Whole Posted by: Josh LarrabeePlotline: Joshua and CalebFocus Verse: "The Lord is slow to anger and abounding in faithful love, forgiving iniquity and rebellion. But he will not leave the guilty unpunished, bringing the consequences of the fathers’...

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Faith That Makes Jesus Marvel

Faith That Makes Jesus Marvel Posted by: Stephanie SmithPlotline: The Roman Centurion Focus Verse: "When Jesus heard this, he marveled and said to those who followed him, “Truly, I tell you, with no one in Israel have I found such faith.” Matthew 8:10   We all love...

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Demonstrating Faith

Demonstrating Faith Posted by: Josh LarrabeePlotline: AbrahamFocus Verse: “So Abraham departed as the Lord instructed." Genesis 12:4   Whether we are conscious of it or not, we demonstrate faith on a daily basis. Some might argue hourly. As I sit writing this blog, I...

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Sacrifice, Service, and Treachery

Sacrifice, Service, and Treachery Posted by: Josh LarrabeePlotline: The Feet That Bring Good NewsFocus Verse: “She has done what she could and has anointed my body for burial ahead of time." Mark 14:8   The story of the woman who anointed Jesus with costly perfume can...

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Rolling Stones

Rolling Stones Posted by: Stephanie SmithPlotline: Faithful in Adversity Focus Verse: And a stone was brought and laid on the mouth of the den, and the king sealed it with his own signet and with the signet of his lords, that nothing might be changed concerning...

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Burn Your Bridges

Burn Your Bridges Posted by: Kim StiverBreathe: Fruit That Will LastFocus Verse: “Thomas answered him, ‘My Lord and my God!’ Jesus said to him, ‘Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed’.” John 20:28-30 Many...

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True Love

True Love Posted by: Josh LarrabeeBreathe: ExhaleFocus Verse: "So this is my command: Love each other deeply, as much as I have loved you. For the greatest love of all is a love that sacrifices all. And this great love is demonstrated when a person sacrifices his life...

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The Truest Desire

The Truest Desire Posted by: Josh LarrabeeBreathe: How Not to get SeparatedFocus Verse: “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.” John 15:7 For those who have seen the movie Aladdin, we always dreamed of...

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Abiding In The Vine

Abiding In The Vine Posted by: Stephanie SmithBreathe: Life SourceFocus Verse: Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. John 15:4 I have an orchid in my house that...

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You Can Believe in Happy Endings Again

You Can Believe in Happy Endings Again Posted by: Kim StiverEaster Sunday: FinshedFocus Verse: "This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 Oswald Chambers, the 19th-century...

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The In-Between

The In-Between Posted by: Josh LarrabeeYouth SundayFocus Verse: "Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me.” Psalm 23:4 Mountain tops are exhilarating. You are literally on top of the world as you gaze...

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Generous Giving

Generous Grace Posted by: Josh LarrabeeAll In CelebrationFocus Verse: “Their abundance of joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part.” 2 Corinthians 8:2 A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to go on a trip with our high...

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Chairtime Authors

Kim Stiver

Kim Stiver

Kim recently left corporate life behind to focus on her primary calling and greatest passion: sharing the hope and truth of the Gospel through engaging storytelling. In addition to her enthusiasm for helping people experience the power and exhilaration of studying and knowing the Bible, she authors a spiritual growth blog called Glimmers in the Fog, which offers weekly encouragement with glimpses into the extraordinary and supernatural aspects of everyday living. She and her husband John, a worship leader at Eastpoint, live in Windham.
Stephanie Smith

Stephanie Smith

Stephanie has a passion for the Word of God, and a heart to help others fall in love with the Scriptures. She delights in coming alongside others in community, classes, and in her writing to collectively grow in faith and to live out the gospel of Jesus Christ. Stephanie and her husband Ted live in Windham; together they have raised three wonderful daughters, Jessica, Natalie, and Megan.
Miki Earle

Miki Earle

Miki has spent her life fanning the flame of God’s gifts in others through teaching the Word, coaching and writing. Her life as an entrepreneur has always given her joy but her greatest delight is in sharing the freedom Christ died to bring to us! She currently teaches classes and directs the event choirs here at Eastpoint. Miki and her husband Dave have 4 married children and soon to be 12 grandchildren.
Josh Larrabee

Josh Larrabee

Josh Larrabee is currently interning with Life Groups at Eastpoint. He recently graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a degree in English and hopes to further his education through seminary.