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Christ Church Sunday Preview 3/24/19

Hi Friends, Sorry this is getting out late.  I am really excited to be back with you all this Sunday and to pick up in our Luke series.   We are going to look together at something that often doesn’t get talked about and that many pretend doesn’t exist; fear.  We are going to see what ...

Question 8  What is the law of God stated in the Ten Commandments?

Question 8  What is the law of God stated in the Ten Commandments? Answer:  You shall have no other gods before me. You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below—you shall not bow down to them or worship ...

Christ Church Sunday Service Preview 3/17/19

Hi Friends, Do you ever feel alone?  What’s the purpose of relationships?  Is unity actually possible?  These are some of the things that are going to be discussed on Sunday.  Come on out for a teaching on the second value of Christ Church:  Community. Grace to you! Pastor Jeff Call to Worship Let the word ...

Praying for Diversity

Hi Friends, This past Sunday I lead our church through praying for diversity.  A number of you asked for the recording.  A link is provided below.  The sound quality isn’t great, so I’ve also included a transcript for you.  May God continue to help us reflect the unifying power of the gospel through the diverse ...

Question 7  What does the law of God require?

Question 7  What does the law of God require? Answer:  Personal, perfect, and perpetual obedience; that we love God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength; and love our neighbor as ourselves. What God forbids should never be done and what God commands should always be done. Scripture:  Matthew 22: 37-40 And [Jesus] said to ...

Story Saturday: Greeting Ministry

We don’t have a greeting team at church.  There is no one who has a badge that says “greeter” whose job it is to make sure new people feel comfortable and engaged.  We have ushers who help people find their seats. We have children’s ministry volunteers who get kids signed up to participate in Christ ...

Question 4 How and why did God create us?

Question 4 How and why did God create us? Answer:  God created us male and female in his own image to know him, love him, live with him, and glorify him. And it is right that we who were created by God should live to his glory. Scripture So God created man in his own image, in ...

Hi Friends, At our church we talk a lot about examining your questions, voicing your doubts and really wrestling intellectually with the Christian faith.  However, while we have to engage our minds, faith is also about engaging our hearts.  What does it mean to love Jesus?  That’s the topic for this week as we continue ...

Parents, take note

Dear Friends, I saw this blog post today and thought it was too good not to share.  Take note! Pastor Jeff Parents, Take Note of the Spiritual Practices Common to Kids Who Flourish As Adults JANUARY 22, 2018  | Trevin Wax  Parents, don’t take the biblical proverb “train up a child” and treat it like a promise, ...

Catechism Follow Up Question 3

As a church we are going through the New City Catechism (http://newcitycatechism.com).  The goal of doing this is to help us grow in our understanding of God’s word and how it applies to our life, so that our joy in God would be increased to His glory. Here’s what we went over this Sunday: Question ...

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