Posts from July 2017

Sunday Review (7.30.17)

Below are some notes from this weekend if you weren’t able to join us: WORSHIP GATHERINGS We shared this video of Larry and Londa Downs sharing some of the wisdom they’ve gained over the years… Pastor Nate preached from Proverbs 3, calling us to be generous. You can listen to it, or download it, by going […]

Wise Up: A Generous Heart

No one likes paying taxes. When we see deductions from our paychecks or when we fill out our tax returns, few of us are doing so cheerfully. Why? Because typically it is law that is driving us to contribute; it is regulations that are dictating how much we give. Unfortunately, for many people, contributing to […]

Sunday Preview, 07.28.17

This Sunday at CCC… Sermon Summary by Pastor Nate McLaurin: No one likes paying taxes. When we see deductions from our paychecks or when we fill out our tax returns, few of us are doing so cheerfully. Why? Because typically it is law that is driving us to contribute; it is regulations that are dictating how much we give. […]

Food for Thought, 7.25.17

The death of reading is threatening the soul: A very interesting article How Do You Respond When Corrected?: A great article to go along with the sermon from two Sundays ago Mahaney on Biblical Productivity How do I know if my child is a Christian?: “As parents we do have some guidance in knowing if our […]

Sunday Review, 7.23.17

Below are some notes from our times together this weekend if you weren’t able to join us: FAMILY CAMP WISE-UP Though weather prevented families from actually being able to camp on-site at the church, lots of people were still able to participate in our event over the weekend. We were able to cook smores, sing songs […]

Wise Up: Look to the Ant

Have you ever heard the saying “He’s not afraid of work. He can lie down and go to sleep right beside it!” Proverbs 6:6-11 calls that kind of person a “sluggard.” What causes laziness, anyway? And, how does the gospel help us battle the temptation to be lazy, instead living self-disciplined, diligent lives in our […]

Food for Thought, 7.19.17

Great articles from around the web. Check them out! Do You Know How to Rebuke?: “We all need a steady diet of friendly course correction, because our hearts — even our new hearts in Christ — are still susceptible to sin.” Do You Need Help Reading Your Bible?: “If you only read this book [Reading […]

Sunday Review, 7.16.17

Below are some notes from our times together yesterday if you weren’t able to join us: WORSHIP GATHERINGS We had the Royer family with us in our services, as they are transitioning to serving in Waukesha, Wisconsin this upcoming school year (doing much the same work they have been doing in Brazil). Here’s a thank-you video we […]

Wise Up: Giving & Receiving Correction

Aren’t you grateful for the auto-correct feature that comes with most software these days? Sure, at times it may result in some funny texts, but typically it saves you from typos that you may otherwise have never noticed. Unfortunately, in real life there is no auto-correct, yet we are constantly making mistakes and in need […]

Food for Thought, 7.11.17

Helpful articles for you this week! Talking about sex with your kids: 5 things I’m learning: Really helpful content in this article for parents Sloth Doesn’t Just Mean Sleep: “…a sluggard doesn’t have to be a sleeper. While the Bible has sleep as the favorite past-time of the sluggard it also paints a broader picture. The […]