Discover Category

welcome to the cloud

Think about the people who have influenced your faith. They’re not necessarily the same people...

discover the story

As little children, there was nothing we enjoyed more than hearing a story. Whether it came from a b...

discover revelation, pt 2

Are you tired of the “same-old, same-old?” Fed up with the never-changing grip which sin...

discover revelation, pt. 1

You’ll probably watch a show this week…or a movie. When you do, think about these thing...

discover philippians

What makes you happy? A delicious meal? Comfortable clothes? A good joke? While you and I welcome ea...

discover romans

How would you answer this test question? In what location is the greatest battle of all fought? T...

discover corinth

I hope you had a great Independence Day. I hope you were able to worship in freedom… and barb...

discover all nations

I was recently in my attic. The ductwork was filthy. The beams were dusty and dirty. Cobwebs abounde...

discover pentecost

Incompetent. Ineffective. Useless. Helpless. Impotent. How many different ways can you say, “P...

discover ascension day

In Jesus’ ascension, He gives us a picture of what it will be like when He comes back – ...

discover conflict

Chameleons are fascinating creatures. Their eyes are able to move separately from each other. Their ...

discover jesus' teaching - matthew 5

If you’re driving on a rainy day, you turn on your wipers. If your wipers aren’t good, y...

discover jesus' miracles

What a surprise it gave them. Every time! Whenever Jesus performed a miracle, the people were amazed...

discover speaking faith today

There are all kinds of things we can wonder about. What if I were born to parents in another country...

discover palm sunday

“What did you expect?”When someone asks us that question it’s normally because we ...

discover restoration - jeremiah 30

“Not if, but when.”   How many times have we heard (and said) that? It’s a ...

discover the exile - jeremiah 29

“Exile” sounds like such a bad thing – like someone deserted to a remote island an...

discover isaiah - isaiah

Ever been in a really tall building and look upon all the ant-like activity on the ground? Been in a...

discover the temple - 1 kings 6

What does an eye doctor, a mathematician and an artist all have in common? Ahh, come on. Try and gue...

a weekend of reflection

From the past weekend’s worship at Trinity’s Tyler campus, the opening of the time capsu...

discover david - 1 & 2 samuel

When you’ve just cleaned your house, you want to keep it that way. When you’ve cleared t...

discover the demand for a king - 1 samuel 8

What does the word “imitation” bring to mind? How about imitation ice cream? Or imitatio...

discover samuel - 1 samuel 3

Gardening is good. It takes some work. But it's awfully rewarding to eat your own produce.   ...

discover the judges - judges 2

From the days of my West Texas boyhood, my dad taught me, “A small rattlesnake’s bite wi...

discover jericho - joshua 6

What flour and sugar are to a cake, “faith” is to Christianity. It’s basic. Irrepl...

discover crossing the jordan - joshua 3-4

(After a brief break during the Christmas weeks, Connection Point is back. Thank you for your unders...

discover mount sinai - exodus 19-34

Might sound weird, but God’s Commandments are for our good – for our fullness of life. H...

discover the red sea - exodus 14

Think back for a moment. What was the most uncertain, most difficult, most traumatic event of your l...

discover passover - exodus 12

How well do you learn from others mistakes? Case in point: Pharaoh, king of ancient Egypt. He is the...

discover slavery - exodus 1

What derails you from being the person you want to be?   Ever since God gave his covenant pro...

discover joseph - genesis 37-50

Into the family tree of Abraham, God grafted his covenant. He plucked them out of obscurity and chan...

discover jacob - genesis 32

Should Christians fight? You’re right. It’s a loaded question … with the answer f...

discover isaac - genesis 22

Got scars? Of course you do. In a world broken by sin we have all been hurt in ways that leave a mar...

discover abraham - genesis 12

It’s doubtful that you consider your earthly father to be perfect. If you do, you shouldn&rsqu...

discover the tower of babel - genesis 11

While most all of us are familiar with the Tower of Babel account, I wonder how many assumed that th...

discover faith4 - deuteronomy 6

While shopping last weekend, I saw people wearing University of Oklahoma shirts. When someone told t...

discover the flood - genesis 6

Here’s a question for you. Was Jesus’ death on the cross an act of God’s judgment,...

discover cain & abel - genesis 4

We’ve all seen how it works. When a snowball begins to roll downhill, it quickly grows much la...

discover the fall - genesis 3

If you have a mold problem in your home, a nice-looking coat of paint looks nice… but it only...

discover creation - genesis 1

The most foundational truth of your life is that you are created in the Image of God. Here’s w...