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Christ Church Sunday Service Preview 7/5/20

Hi Friends, In world that is full of so much uncertainty, what is the path to living with meaningful productivity?  This Sunday we will be continuing our series in the ancient wisdom of Ecclesiastes from the Bible and looking at how we can thrive in the unpredictability of life. Grace and peace, Pastor Jeff Sunday ...

Some things I’ve been learning from

Hi Friends, I haven’t done an update on what I’ve been reading for awhile.  I plan on getting one out soon.  But here are the top podcast,  youtube video and an article that I’ve benefited from this past month. If you are looking for some food for thought, I’d recommend these resources. 1. Hospitality in ...

Clash of Worldviews- Are you ready?

Hi Friends, We have brought our series on Justice and Unity from a Biblical Perspective to a close, but I want to encourage us to continue to think, pray, talk with others and consider how to live these things out in our lives.  However, as you continue to engage, I want to caution us to ...

Christ Church Sunday Service Preview 6/21/20

Hi Friends, Any athlete knows that the goal of winning requires knowing the playbook to put that goal into action.  We have a goal for justice and unity, but do we know the playbook?  This Sunday we are going to be studying Ephesians 4:1-3 and looking at what God says needs to be our playbook ...

Christ Church Sunday Service Preview 6/14/20

Hi Friends, We are continuing to work towards reopening and hope to have a plan for it soon.  Also, we plan to continue to offer our live stream for the foreseeable future and are grateful for the incredible fruit that God is bringing through it.  Every week we have new people joining our service and ...

Some thoughts about Biblical Guidelines for Social Media

Ever since COVID-19 hit activity on social media has skyrocketed.  Pair that with the emotionally charged events that have been taking place these past two weeks, and now we are really off to the races.  So I think it is important that we take some time to think about some Biblical guidelines that should inform ...

Audio resources to help continue the conversation

Hi Friends, First, thank you so much for the incredible response to the sermon this past Sunday.  I’m not surprised, because Christ Church is such a gospel centered, people loving, and humble community.  But I don’t take for granted the grace of God that is present in your lives!  May we continue to be a ...

Christ Church Sunday Service Preview 6/6/20

Hi Friends, I was supposed to be away on a family vacation this weekend, but in light of what’s happening in our city, Angie, my kids and I all prayed together and felt it was important to revise our plans.  So I’ll be in the pulpit this Sunday preaching a sermon from Isaiah 58:1-12 entitled ...

Resources to think more about the Gospel and Race

Hi Friends, As promised, here is a list of resources to get you started on thinking more about the gospel and how it applies to race relations.  Racism has been, and continues to be, a grievous part of our country’s history.  I have decided to not post any more daily devotionals this week as I ...

Hi Friends, Perspective is everything and how we think about things will shape how experience life.  This Sunday we will be continuing our study of the book of Ecclesiastes and seeing three shifts we can make to keep Hope alive in our hearts.  Join us, invite a friend and be expectant of how God wants to speak ...