LifePointe Christian Church
The Ideal Team Player: CONFLICT ROCKSTAR - Week 4
Speaker: Chris Delfs, Senior Pastor
Locations & Times
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  • LifePointe Christian Church
    10291 E Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95624, USA
    Sunday 8:30 AM, Sunday 9:45 AM, Sunday 11:15 AM
Unhealthy conflict behavior: SPEAK BEFORE WE LISTEN
Unhealthy conflict behavior: GIVE IN
Unhealthy conflict behavior: FIGHT DIRTY
CONFLICT ROCKSTARS: Show sympathy
Sympathy: To feel with another person
Sympathy: Seek to understand their context/perspective
Sympathy: I am sorry
Sympathy: Express your thoughts with words
CONFLICT ROCKSTARS: Show brotherly love
1 Peter 3:8 Love as brothers (have brotherly love)
Brotherly love: Do not degrade
Brotherly love: Keep tone of voice level
Brotherly love: Avoid comparisons
Brotherly love: Avoid leveraging stuff
CONFLICT ROCKSTARS: Show humility
Humility: Free of pride and arrogance
Humility: “I need help”
Proverbs 13:10 Pride only breeds quarrels but wisdom is found in those who take advice.
CONFLICT ROCKSTARS: Pay with blessings
Proverbs 18:21 The tongue has the power of life and death.
Proverbs 16:24 Kind words are like honey—sweet to the soul and healthy for the body. NLT
Proverbs 12:25 Worry weighs a person down; an encouraging word cheers a person up. NLT
To bless: Speak well of, invoke benediction upon
How to Argue So Your Spouse Will Listen: 6 Principles for Turning Arguments into
Conversations by Dr. Sharon May.
Fight your Way to a Better Marriage by Gary Smalley

Details and signups at: http://lifepointe.org/connect/events/mens-retreat/

Our annual shoe drive, helping kids in need in Elk Grove schools. Full details and signups at: http://lifepointe.org/sas2018/

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS AND EVENTS
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MOM’S GROUP / STARTING OCT 2 / 9-11:15 am
Have meaningful conversations about biblical topics that apply to moms, enjoy laughter and have a chance to connect with others on your journey through motherhood. We’ll meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. Moms of infant through high school children are welcome! Childcare available. Sign up in the lobby or at lifepointe.org/moms-group More info: Winnie at moms@lifepointe.org
IRON SHARP – BOYS’ BIBLE STUDY / OCT 12 / 6:30-8:00 pm
Boys grades 4th-6th, come and join us for a bi-monthly in-home gathering. We will grow in Christ, make crafts, play games and have lots of fun! We will meet the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month, starting October 12. Sign up at lifepointe.org/connect/events/boys-group

URBAN ADVENTURE QUEST - LADIES DAY TRIPPERS / OCT 27 / 8:00 am
A fun adventure as you play the game, see the sights, solve clues, complete challenges and learn Sacramento history. Play at your own pace, all guided from any Smartphone as we divide into teams and compete amongst ourselves. Sign up in the lobby or at lifepointe.org/urban-quest

FALL FILM FEST / NOV 3 / 5:30 – 10:00 pm
An outdoor movie experience at LifePointe!
Don’t miss it. More details to come!

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FAMILY MINISTRIES:
http://lifepointe.org/connect/kids-students/

LP KIDS (INFANTS-6TH GRADE)
We offer classes during all three Sunday services, providing fun, age-appropriate teaching in a safe, welcoming environment.
More info: Darla Blanton at d.blanton@lifepointe.org

LP STUDENTS (7TH-12TH GRADE)
Join us on Sundays up in the Student Room at 9:45am (Jr. High Program) or 11:15am (High School Program), and Thursday nights (all grades) from 6-9pm. To learn more, visit lifepointe.org/students. Subscribe to the LP Students newsletter at lifepointe.org/subscribe

LP YOUNG ADULTS (18-24 YEARS)
We gather on Sunday evenings at 6-8pm, to study God’s word and help make the full transition into the life of the church as serving, connecting adults. We also plan events each month. More info: Chris or Sheri Joyce at chrisandsherijoyce@gmail.com or 916-398-0240 (texts okay)