2-17-18: This Week at CCC

THIS WEEK AT CHRIST COMMUNITY – FEBRUARY 17, 2018 From Florida to Huntersville Another tragic school shooting in our country reminds us of the deep evil that lurks in every state, in every community, and in every heart. This tragedy should lead each of us to grieve deeply for the Lord to return soon. We will spend a few moments in our service …

2-8-18: This Week at CCC

Rejoice in Life Change Our Church is in a unique season of growth and life change. Last Sunday, we saw three more people go public with their faith through baptism. We are having weekly discussions with people who are new to our church about what the gospel means and what obedience to Jesus and his Word looks like. Psalm 118:29 says, “Give thanks …

An Inch Deep and a Mile Wide

Have you ever found yourself feeling lonely but unsure why? Perhaps you’ve laid down to sleep after a full day of talking to other parents at school, mixing it up with coworkers, or chatting with dozens of acquaintances at a party. Yet as you try to fall asleep, you still feel all alone. How could this be? Some of us, however, …

1-20-18: This Week at CCC

Evangelicals For Life 2018 Marci and I are on our way home from Washington D.C. We attended a special conference called Evangelicals For Life, that coincides with the March for Life. Evangelicals For Life is put on by one of the organizations we partner with called the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC). We had the privilege of participating in …

Day 21

Psalms 150:1-6 Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness! Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe! Praise him with sounding cymbals; praise him with …

Day 20

“And when they had prayed, the place in which they were gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and continued to speak the word of God with boldness. Acts 4:31” Peter and John had just been arrested for preaching about Jesus, and the threat against the Christians was becoming very real. However, upon their …

Day 19

Psalm 136:1 “Give thanks to the Lord for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.” The psalmist remembers the stories of God’s people and how God continually showed his faithful love toward them. This very thought causes him to write this great Psalm of thanksgiving. Today as you pray, dwell on the story of scripture and how everything …

Day 18

Psalm 100:4-5 “Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! For the LORD is good; His steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.” As we pray today and come into God’s presence let’s not come with a long list of requests, but rather let’s approach Him with thankfulness …

Day 17

Psalm 51:10 – “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me” Occasionally all Christians need revival. It is so easy to get distracted from our job of spreading the Gospel and changing people in our sphere of influence. We often get lackadaisical in our bible reading or our prayer lives and wind up …