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Mid-Terms

In our current series on Nehemiah, we learn that he takes two terms as the “governor” of the region that includes Jerusalem. He was appointed as that, not elected, and it got me thinking… Read more

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Perk - An Advantage or Benefit

Perk [p…ôrk] … Read more

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The Season of Community

Acts 2:42 … Read more

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Going to the Chapel

It is always exciting for me to hear about folks getting married in our community, especially in our church. We are often asked by potential brides and grooms about our process for weddings, and many… Read more

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Living Water

Jesus knew that his mission was now finished, and to fulfill Scripture he said, “I am thirsty.” A jar of sour wine was sitting there, so they soaked a sponge in it, put it on a hyssop… Read more

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Born On

On the day I was born, 10/10/1964, Mickey Mantle hit a walk-off homerun against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the World Series. The Cardinals may have lost that game, but they went on to… Read more

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Brick by Brick

Just last evening our beloved Tri-State weatherman, Wayne Hart, used some of my most favorite words for this time of year. He actually said that last night we would experience the “cool… Read more

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You Did That on Purpose

Intentional: Done with purpose; deliberate. … Read more

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Guard and Keep Watch

So guard yourselves and God’s people. Feed and shepherd God’s flock—his church, purchased with his own blood—over which the Holy Spirit has appointed you as leaders. … Read more

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Happy Birthday CFC

With all the strife and conflict that happened in the 1960’s, there was also a relentless hope. Paired with that hope came an authentic search for real peace, love, and authenticity. The Jesus… Read more

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Teach Us to Pray

You have reached a quiet place. You’re still. No visible distractions. No superficial worrisome thoughts. You bow your head. Do you close your eyes? No bombarding mental images. You’re… Read more

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The Lord's Supper

The Lord’s Supper is one of my favorite celebrations in the church. It is mingled with pain and joy, guilt and forgiveness, grace and mercy. As we prepare to meet the Lord at His table this… Read more

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Back on Track

We talk a lot about discipleship here at CFC, and rightly so. Discipleship is the vision and mission of our church because it is the call and commission of our Savior. It is a long and tedious… Read more

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But Of Course

It had to happen. We are, obviously, in a study of James. THE James. Jesus’ little brother. Homeboy to Jerusalem. Of all the things I admire about James, it is his commitment to stay fixed in… Read more

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Head and Heart

Proverbs 1:1-3 … Read more