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Blessed Are the Merciful

One of the real perks for me being able to participate in each weekend service is the number of new people I meet each week. I’m always blessed when they talk about how welcomed they feel here.… Read more

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The Blessed Hope of a Believer in Jesus

Keeping the most important doctrines of the church front and center is essential. No one would argue that point. It is therefore humorous and frustrating when people end up arguing over things that… Read more

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Prophecy and Practicality

Because prophecy is an integral part of scriptural revelation from Genesis to Revelation, a neglect of this important theme leaves one with an incomplete theology as well as an incomplete philosophy… Read more

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Will this be THE Year?

Our message series leading up to Christmas has been titled “Light and Life.” Jesus is the Light of the world, and He came to bring us life. This season of Advent is a time of expectant… Read more

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What Were You Hoping For?

It can be highly stressful for a parent to watch their kids unwrap gifts at Christmas. How will the child react when he finally sees the present that their great aunt has hidden beneath the three… Read more

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The Final Words

Do you ever think about the last words in the Bible? The last words in our New Testament are spoken by Jesus and the Apostle John. Found in Revelation 22:20-21, they frame for us what should be part… Read more

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Light and Life

Light and Life. It is not only the theme of our upcoming Christmas services but also a fitting description of the Advent season. What is Advent? It can be generally defined as “the arrival of a… Read more

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You're Forgiven Because He Was Forsaken

My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? … Read more

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A Little Something Extra

I am very eager to preach the message from our Colossians study this weekend. I was convicted deeply in my own preparation and trust that this will take us places as a church where we need to go. … Read more

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It's Here

Fall is actually here. Whether it is the colder temperatures or the fact that our annual Autumn Fest is this evening, you could say that the few days of this particular season we enjoy have finally… Read more

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Check Your Philosophy

Don’t let anyone capture you with empty philosophies and high-sounding nonsense that come from human thinking and from the spiritual powers of this world, rather than from Christ. … Read more

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Feeding and Leading

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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Preparing for Marriage?

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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“The name’s Epaphras!”

Do you ever lose sight of the power of God through discipleship? I know we talk about discipleship here often enough. Most people who come to CFC would say that they’ve seen a graphic with… Read more

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Countdown to Adulthood

You’ll find that the story content of many movies is about the transition from adolescence to adulthood. Often, an overconfident teen meets the world head on and is no match for it. The movie… Read more