Posts from February 2019

John: Lifting the Cup

What’s the most awful thing that you’ve ever willingly consumed? Perhaps a local delicacy in a foreign nation so you wouldn’t dishonor your host? Maybe a bitter medicine that you choked down so you could start feeling better? This Sunday, as we gather for worship and look at John 18:1-11 together, we’ll hear Jesus talk […]

John: Jesus Prays for Us

“I’ll be praying for you!” Do you find that somewhat encouraging? Yes, hopefully. Yet, we know that sometimes we forget to pray after we’ve said those words. But what if a friend says, “Let me pray for you right now,” and then does so – right here, right now. What could be more encouraging than […]

Sunday Preview, 02.15.19

This Weekend at CCC… Sermon Summary from Pastor Larry McCall: “I’ll be praying for you!” Do you find that somewhat encouraging? Yes, hopefully. Yet, we know that sometimes people (like me!) forget to pray after they’ve said those words. But, what if a friend says, “Let me pray for you right now,” and then does […]

Food For Thought, 2.15.19

Here are a few new links from around the internet that we think you may find helpful to check out: Boys Need Their Moms: “Boys need their moms—I am convinced of it. Even teenaged boys, boys who are nearly men.” Don’t Put Your Hope in Date Night: “When we falsely believe a date night out is […]

John: Glory

Moses heard God’s voice coming from the burning bush, “Take your sandals off your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground” (Exodus 3:5). This verse comes to mind as we soak in John 17 over the next two Sundays. This passage allows us to eavesdrop into the personal, profound, and […]

Sunday Preview, 02.08.19

This Weekend at CCC… Sermon Summary from Pastor Larry McCall: Moses heard God’s voice coming from the burning bush, “Take your sandals off your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground” (Exodus 3:5). This verse comes to my mind as I think about the passage we will soak in over […]

Food For Thought, 2.8.19

Here are a few new links from around the internet that we think you may find helpful to check out: Real Calvinists Pray: “When we understand Calvinism in our hearts, and not just our minds, we’ll find ourselves humbly drawing near the throne of grace in our times of need.” Three Characteristics of a Life-Giving […]

John: Take Heart

While all passages of Scripture are equally inspired and fully profitable for us as God’s people, there are some portions of God’s Word that subjectively seem to carry added weight and should be approached with an added sense of reverence, if that’s even possible. As we come to the end of John 16 (verses 25-33) […]