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Tory Farina
St. Paul, MN
I am a Lead pastor of High Point Church, Husband to Elizabeth, Father to Olivia, and friend to all.
Interests: music, church, macs, technology, books, coffee
Recent Activity
I am getting out of the blog world for a while. Twitter and Facebook seem to have replaced my blogs usefulness. Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Tory Farina
It was 379 Sundays ago that we Launched High Point in a movie theatre. It was a great place to start. Plenty of parking, Everyone in the community knew where it was and it was affordable. Six years later we... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2012 at Tory Farina
I am so excited for what this means for High Point. I believe we are headed for a breakout year in 2012. This building is a tool that God will use to take us as a church to the next... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2011 at Tory Farina
Steve Jobs visionary work has been an inspiration to me over the years. I like how he designs great products that seem to make you want to use them. He resigned his post at Apple yesterday, due to health concerns.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2011 at Tory Farina
As I was preparing these scriptures where helpful to come up with a biblical perspective on the tongue and profanity. Colossians 3:8 But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2011 at Tory Farina
Posted Jun 3, 2011 at Make Room For More
Giving Results Animation from Courtney Feia on Vimeo. Sunday on May 22nd was Make Room For More Sunday. We brought our commitments and First fruit offering to the Lord. It was an unbelievable day! We had one powerful service. I... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Tory Farina
Today is our 24 hours of prayer. Plan on spending a half an hour at some point from 10am Saturday through Sunday Service at 10am. Join our Prayer Call in at 9pm today Saterday May 21st 1-213-342-3000 Access Code: 4544580... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2011 at Tory Farina
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If you have not seen our Make Room For More Plan I want you to have all the information before Sunday. Due to our overwhelmingly positive response by our leaders who pre-comitted $299,000 we are upping the goal to $400,000.... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2011 at Tory Farina
Brett & Emily - A Live Your Potential Story from Courtney Feia on Vimeo. Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2011 at Tory Farina
Neil Charpentier Mary and I started tithing before ether of us had committed our lives to a relationship with Christ. We had a hunger for God and giving was one way we tried to grow spiritually. My first Malachi 3... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2011 at Tory Farina
Next Sunday, May 22, you will have the opportunity to complete a commitment card and join the High Point Church family, as we step out in faith and make financial commitments to this initiative. In addition, at the end of... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2011 at Tory Farina
Brian and Jolene Kirchner We married at 20. My wife and I were both working, making typical entry level wages. Jolene made more than I did at the time, but with our combined incomes we were able to live within... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2011 at Tory Farina
Craig and Priscilla Koeckeritz We have been giving to our church throughout our married lives. As we were blessed, we tried to bless others. We moved from giving some, to giving more, but within our comfort zone. We felt good... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2011 at Tory Farina
Make Room For More from Courtney Feia on Vimeo. Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2011 at Tory Farina
The Make Room For More funding initiative provides all of us an opportunity evaluate the way we manage our God-given resources. I want to share with you the stories of people from High Point Church who have learned to be... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2011 at Tory Farina
Everyone likes to be apart of a winning organization and I am proud to say High Point is such an organization. Over the past few weeks we have been meeting with people in small group settings to share the Purpose,... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at Tory Farina
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High Point is up to something HUGE and we want to talk about it in smaller settings. PIE stands for Pastors Information Exchange. It is a fantastic time to share the heart and plan behind our relocation project. The best... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2011 at Tory Farina
I love Easter. I think I like it more than Christmas. Their is something so amazing about the story of the resurrection that gives so much hope. We had our largest attendance, ever. It is exciting to see you bring... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2011 at Tory Farina
I got an email this week from a man in our church who is going through some medical treatment. The email was an update on his care and as I was reading it praying for him I noticed a little... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2011 at Tory Farina
This Sunday we made an important and Church Altering announcement... We are going to Make Room For More. MAKE ROOM FOR MORE Teaser from Courtney Feia on Vimeo. I want to share many more details with you. I believe the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2011 at Tory Farina
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Their is no greater calling than to Lead, Serve and Love my family. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2011 at Tory Farina