How do you become something? Doesn’t it take intentional training over time?
Whether you want to become a pilot, or an accountant, you need others who will teach you what you need to know and...READ MORE >
Most people don’t like conflict; face-to-face that is. (Online, anything goes).
Speaking of conflict. If you accept God’s word, then it puts you in direct opposition to the world. Why?...READ MORE >
What you say and do matters!
Paul probably thought his trip to Thessalonica was a failure, but in reality it was foundational to Christianity spreading into Europe and “everywhere”(1 Thess....READ MORE >
What does it mean to be “…loved by God…” (1 Thess. 1:4a)? How do we reconcile that with our afflictions? Perhaps being loved by God has far deeper implications than we would have thought....READ MORE >
At the beginning of a new year I take time to do a little personal inventory of my life. I ask myself how things are going in my walk with the Lord, in my family, with my friendships, and in my...READ MORE >
Have you noticed the temperature of rhetoric rising in our country? People have strong opinions ranging from politics to religion, sexuality and everything in between. Along those lines, if you...READ MORE >
Extrovert: “Solitude is punishment.”
Mother of young children: “Solitude would be wonderful.”
Choleric: “I meet God when I am actively doing things.”
Religious person: “I love...READ MORE >
Happy New Year!
Whenever a new year rolls around I get a little reflective.
I try to ask, “What does God really care about…?”
I know God is love, and as a result He cares about caring...READ MORE >
Happy 2019! The new year brings an exciting sense of fresh beginnings. At the same time, most resolutions begin with the wrong end in mind, and shortly after this season of high hopes many of us...READ MORE >
I’m so excited about the Christmas Eve services coming up!
Please pray about inviting someone to one of them. I’m going to take us back to the origin of Christmas and...READ MORE >
Twenty-five years ago, on Christmas Eve, I asked Jen to marry me! I was ready to make a wedding vow based on the value I saw in her. It’s interesting that Leviticus ends with a chapter on...READ MORE >
We are excited to announce the release of the song “Always Good” written by CFC’s own Ty and Justina Godfrey! This song is the first single from a debut Album (EP) titled “From the...READ MORE >
The tree is up. You’re sitting fireside, enjoying the glow of dimmed lights and quiet music. For a moment you get a sense of peace and then your phone “bings”. Peace silently slips away and...READ MORE >
Alyssa Knor, our Children’s Ministry Director is due to have her baby any day now! We are all so excited to welcome another adorable member into the CFC family! Alyssa will most likely...READ MORE >
Please join us in welcoming two new team members at CFC - Chris Vasaturo has been hired as Multimedia Producer and Dave Towers will be our Men’s Ministry Director.
What is hope?
“Hope you have a nice Christmas.”
“I hope it all works out for you.”
Hope in the Bible is deeper than that. More like an inner confidence that finds strength in...READ MORE >
adventus, parousia: to come/coming, arrival
“We are bombarded by distractions. Every single day is shrouded in noise competing for our attention, our time, our affection and our worship....READ MORE >
Happy Thanksgiving! Yeah right!
Yesterday, as a woman walked by me on her way out of a grocery store, she snarled, “Jesus Christ! These PA laws for buying alcohol are ridiculous. How is...READ MORE >
As we continue to look into Leviticus and God’s covenant with the nation of Israel, we see some of the moral and behavioral requirements he gave to them. Having rescued them out of bondage in...READ MORE >
In our story, two of Aaron’s sons offer unauthorized incense and the Presence of God takes them out (Lev. 10)! What? Is the God of the Old Testament really so different or are we missing...READ MORE >