“God Fulfills His Promise,” Genesis 21:1–34

It’s been a rough few chapters for Abraham, but this week in Genesis 21 we celebrate the fulfillment of God’s promise to him years ago. There is much for us to mine from this chapter as this becomes a picture for us of God’s faithfulness and his ability to bring his promises to pass.

As always, read Genesis 21 a few times. Pray for illumination. Pray for God to speak to and encourage his people and draw unbelievers. See you Sunday!

Grace and peace,


KidKeepers Wanted || Serve CrossPointe’s children and families (and get paid for it) during church events like member meetings, Starting Pointe, Midweek Fellowship, etc. For more information, contact Nicole Carey.

Midweek Fellowship (July 30) || Dinner ($5/person) starts at 5:45 p.m. followed by teaching on personal evangelism at 6:30 p.m. Childcare is provided, and both middle- and high-school youth have Bible study. RSVP for food and childcare via Connection Card or by e-mailing Nicole Carey.

Children’s Ministry Basic Training (Aug. 31, 9 a.m.) || If you are new to serving in Children’s Ministry or would like to learn more, please attend this mandatory training in Classroom B (near the foyer). There will be light breakfast foods and childcare. Contact Nicole Carey to sign up!

No Kids’ Church (Aug. 31) || Whenever a month has five Sundays, Kids’ Church (1st–5th grades) takes the fifth Sunday off so children can worship in the sanctuary with their families. Parents who serve in other classrooms on Sundays should contact their Room Director if this presents a conflict.

“One Another” Member Meeting (Sept. 7, 6–7:30 p.m.) || Every other month, CrossPointe’s members gather to discuss and pray for matters pertaining to church life. Childcare is provided and non-members are welcome to attend.

Starting Pointe (Sept. 12–14) || Our membership class has three sessions: Gospel (Fri., 6:30–9 p.m.), Community (Sat., 9 a.m.–noon), and Mission (Sun., 6–7:30 p.m.). Childcare is provided. Contact Robert Ward to sign up!

Systematic Theology Studies for Women (Sept. 18–Nov. 13) || Both classes (nine weeks long) meet at CrossPointe on Thursdays (9:30–11 a.m.). Childcare is provided.

  • Part I: Introduction, God’s Word, God, Man/Sin, Christ—led by Amy Ward and Beth Shealy. E-mail Beth to sign up!
  • Part II: Holy Spirit, Salvation, Church, Last Things—led by Gwen Lewis and Hunter Beless. E-mail Gwen to sign up!