Devotionals | GracePoint Church | Lodi



    09.13.22 | by Pamela Pratt

    "I thank my God upon every remembrance of you.” ~Philippians 1:3 The passing of my dear brother Brad this summer - just four days after his sixty-ninth birthday was the end of a very special family season for me in many ways. Brad was a...

      4th of July - 2022
      07.04.22 | by Kyle Shallcross

      If there is anything we yearn to protect as human beings it is our independence, and in the United States freedom is often understood to be of the utmost value, often protected to the point of sacrificing our own lives. It is no coincidence...

      Missionary Highlight - Richard & Debbie Bardin

      We are highlighting the ministry of our international missionaries Richard and Debbie Bardin. We showed their update at our 5/22/22 Sunday gathering. Here is the video they sent - lots going on and lots to pray for and to praise for. May the...

        He Knows My Name
        05.02.22 | by Linda Opp

        My first and second-grade teacher was Mrs. Weber. She was tall and dignified and kind and wore beautiful dresses or pleated skirts with white blouses. She kept a cloth handkerchief discreetly tucked into her sleeve. Her salt and pepper hair was...

          Is It Free?
          03.28.22 | by Linda Opp

          A few years ago we took a snapshot of ourselves to a big-box store photo department to have copies made for our annual Christmas letter. The nice photo person said we'd receive five photo calendars as a free gift.A week later, when I was stuffing...

            Cats and the Kingdom
            03.21.22 | by Linda Opp

            Our washing machine has developed a new habit. At the end of the spin cycle, it emits a squeak that sounds exactly like a mewing cat. The first time we heard it we looked at each other, wondering who'd brought home a cat. We're still fooled by...

              03.07.22 | by Linda Opp

              Several years ago a well-known preacher announced that Christians need to “unhitch” the Old Testament from the New, and rely solely on the resurrection to inform their faith, especially when it comes to evangelism.   The Old...