Worth the Fight
November 26th, 2021
This past session, our Connect Group read Until Unity by Francis Chan. It was a challenging book to read, and I was so thankful to read it alongside friends, so we could discuss how it applies to our ...
The Narrow Road is NOT republican! (1 of 4)
November 22nd, 2021
Ok, so that title is a little bit of clickbait (the narrow road isn't democrat either). This is the 1st of 4 post in a series called "opting out of the culture wars". Over the next few weeks, I want...
Chew and Spit
November 19th, 2021
Want to know how to make sure I will read a book? Give me an assignment. Tell me I have to read certain chapters so we can discuss it the following week. The (recovering) people-pleaser in me will do ...
November 17th, 2021
There is drama all around us! Pretty much anytime, anywhere we can find it. Culture grooms us for it. Movies and shows are made for it. Social media revolves around it. Real life, sinful people, broke...
Listening to God.
November 15th, 2021
In week one of our series, "BRUTIFUL" I used this text:Luke 9:51- When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem.Most commentaries will note this shift in purpose. ...
Who Am I?
November 10th, 2021
AMBASSADOR OF CHRIST⬇️HUSBAND⬇️FATHER⬇️WORSHIP PASTOR⬇️MUSIC DIRECTOR This list could certainly be much wider and longer if I wanted to include some of the other identities that I possess in life. How...
November 8th, 2021
I heard a story the other day about Teddy Roosevelt on a hunting trip. He was getting rained on, it was freezing, and there were no animals in sight. It was miserable. Someone in the hunting party s...
WW - Sunday Ain't Your Fuel
November 3rd, 2021
I've heard it said before that Sunday worship services are like the fuel for our faith. While the heart for that illustration my be in the right place, I would like to offer what I think is a better v...
It was there all along!
November 1st, 2021
As we conclude our series on the life of Abraham, I am amazed at how many of us miss the main message of the Bible. Life is not about "being a good person", it is about our relationship with God. If...
October 29th, 2021
It. Is. Detrimental.Well, that's a loaded word. But that was what I recently read about about a "Sunday school" environment. While we at CPC do not have a "Sunday school," our kid's ministry is set up...
What goes unsaid.
October 25th, 2021
What is the point of this blog post? I simply want us to approach the Bible with an open mind. We need to take the time to study or ask questions about verses that may seem obvious to us. The truth ...
Worship Wednesday - Look In The Mirror...and Smile!
October 20th, 2021
What you think about yourself is reflective of what you think about God.Do you think about yourself in a way that honors your Creator? Let me illustrate this. My boys like to create "works of art" som...