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Sunday Service Preview 11/17/19

Hi Friends, I’m looking forward to being back with you this Sunday!  I’m excited for how I believe God is going to meet us as we get back into our series in Luke.  Have you ever felt like you were two different people at times?  Have you ever felt fake?  This Sunday Jesus is going ...

Child Safety

Hi Friends, Child Safety is something we take very seriously at Christ Church.  We not only want our services to be a safe place, but also to instruct our community on how they can be proactive in protecting children.  This is not just for caregivers.  Protection is a community project.  Our kids are worth it! ...

Sunday Follow Up

Hi Friends, I was sad to miss you this past Sunday, but grateful to have the opportunity to minister to our brothers and sisters at Sovereign Grace Marlton.  I heard that Pastor Matt did a fantastic job laying out God’s heart for the city.  We talked a lot about his sermon before he preached it, ...

Story Saturday: Can’t outrun God

This past Sunday we had to privilege of baptizing Jennifer Torres and hearing her testimony of God’s love.  Check it out below. Hello church, my name is Jennifer Torres and I have been attending Christ church for about a year now. I grew up in church. I got saved when I was 15 years old. ...

Sunday Preview 11/10/19

Hi friends, Our city can be fun with lots of exciting things to do.  It can be sad and hard with many challenging things that happen.  But what does God think about the city?  Pastor Matt is going to be preaching this Sunday in our values series about how God views the city.  I’m really ...

Sunday follow up: Ministry mic, women’s support group, and application questions

Hi Friends, It was good to be together yesterday.  I was freshly reminded of the importance of gathering as a body, so that we be nourished by one another as we experience the Lord together. Tongues and Prophecy During our time of singing, I took some time to share some teaching regarding how we seek ...

A Prayer for Love in Action

About once a month we ask 4 different church members to come up and pray for our church and our city.  This past Sunday, we had a particularly powerful time of prayer.  One of our members wrote out their prayer and I thought it worth sharing with you.  He was praying that our church would ...

What is the church?

Question 48:  What is the church? Answer: God chooses and preserves for himself a community elected for eternal life and united by faith, who love, follow, learn from, and worship God together. God sends out this community to proclaim the gospel and prefigure Christ’s kingdom by the quality of their life together and their love ...

Christ Church Sunday Preview 10/27/19

Hi Friends, Every year, I  work with the pastors to put together a preaching schedule where we lay out each text for all 52 Sundays and most of our time is spent going through one particular book of the Bible.  We do this, because we want Christ Church to have a regular steady diet from ...

Ask More Questions

Hi Christ Church, I came across this blog post and I thought it is a good follow up to the sermon from this past week. Enjoy! Pastor Jeff Why You Should Ask More Questions in Spiritual Conversations Jesus Liked Asking Questions By Luke Cawley Jesus’ interactions with people are fascinating. On 25 occasions, Jesus was ...