Vantage Point Ministry Newsletters

Issues - 2017, 2016, and 2015

Nov 22, 2018

Three kinds of relationships for being fully human

God's Intentions for relationships

Learn about God's Triune relationship and how we are made to have relationship with God, and with one another who are in Christ and also with people who are not like us 

Aug 16, 2018

Insights from sections in the Book of Genesis

Living as a community

God is a Community. He made us in the image of a community. He made us for a community. Our true self is a me and an us. We were made for relationships.  Eric uses some of the sections from the book of Genesis in the Bible to shed light on how we are to live as a community.

May 22, 2018

Gospel's Grace in our lives

Grace, Grace, and More Grace!

The Apostle Paul addresses three vital criteria for effective ministry in our discipleship and evangelism of adults.

Mar 22, 2018

What Jesus teaches us about reconcilation with others

Peace-making or Peace-faking?

In our human wisdom we might settle for relational détente; but God wants to bring us to the end of ourselves so that we see our greatest need is for a relationship with Him.

Sept 2017 -- Second mark of the blessed life

Eight Marks of the Blessed Life for the Citizens of Kingdom of God

Mourning over one's sins is the second mark of the blessed life.  It is grace that makes us mourn over our sinfulness.  Check it out how Eric unpacks this topic in this newsletter.

August 2017 - First mark of the blessed life

Eight Marks of the Blessed Life for the Citizens of Kingdom of God

Jesus taught where true blessing and life are to be fond in what is known as the Sermon on the Mount.  The Beatitudes do not focus on what we are to do: rather they describe the blessings that belong to those who have been given new life in Christ.  Read more....

May 2017 - Check out what is the great commission.

What is the greatest commission from Jesus to all belivers?

In simple terms, Eric covers the topic that is at the heart of the Gospel message from our Lord Jesus Christ.  

Oct. '16 -- Jonah's Whale as New logo of Vantage Point

Our rebellion like that of Prophet Jonah

Read this newsletter to learn about how the story of Jonah, the prophet, and his story applies to so many of us!

June '16- How are we to be the light?

Addressing the community of faith, Jesus declared to them "You are the light of the world.;;;"

In this issue, Eric takes this section of the Sermon on the Mount and expounds how are we to be the light of the world.

May '16 -- Find out if we will receive mercy only if we are merciful.

Jesus taught, "Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy."

Eric takes the Good Samaritan's story in the sermon on the mount and shows how Jesus is the Good Samaritan coming down to us who were beaten and left for dead by our sin and the sin of others.  

April '16 -- Bringing others back to truth

Believers are taught to get involved.  

But how?  Eric explores this topic in the book of James.  Learn what Jesus did to bring Peter back to truth.  "Whoever brings back a sinner from his wandering will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins."

Oct '15 -- Complete forgiveness can be yours!

7-steps of forgiveness and the necessity of true faith

Learn about how Jesus addressed every adult's need of forgiveness.  Read about the 7-steps of forgiveness and the necessity of true faith for complete forgiveness.

Sept '15-- A Must-Read for Parents

Parents! Learn what Jesus tells you about raising children...

This month's gospel message addresses parents.  ‘Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the Kingdom of God"

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For over 14 years we (as Vantage Point Ministries) have been publishing and mailing out newsletters with newsworthy items, progress reports, and message of the Gospel and its application in our lives.  We will continue to mail the newsletters by postal mail.  Please explore the newsletters from January 2015 to present.

April '15 -- Healing the blind parable applies to us

Jesus heals blindness of all humanity

How Jesus' grace for healing the blind is a paradigm for all humanity in our helplessness, rut, enslavement to sin....

March '15 -- Deception of self pride

Jesus parable reveals two different destinies

Jesus's parable of two men praying, revealing two different self-understandings and receiving two different destinies... 

Feb. '15 - Radical solution for us all

What the Father has done through Jesus

What the Father has done through Jesus is intended to affect radically the way we act toward one another and make peace...

Jan.'15 -- Driving out demons

Demon-possed paradigm applies to us

Jesus’ encounter with a demon-possessed man provides a paradigm of life-transforming change for us...

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