This fall Women’s Ministry studied the Old Testament book of Hosea. The story that begins with a man (Hosea) who takes a prostitute for a wife and an entire nation that is unfaithful to God....READ MORE >
Fleas. Itchy, nasty, disgusting fleas. This might seem like a nonsensical way to begin a post about gratitude, but when I was a child, I heard a story about fleas that had a major impact on how I...READ MORE >
I have been a mom for close to seven years. In that short amount of time, God has molded and shaped me in many ways I never expected.Through motherhood, he has drawn me closer to himself,...READ MORE >
In April the women’s ministry at CFC wrapped up our study of Second Timothy. Mandy Moore, the Women’s Ministry Director, and Jennie Herclerode led us through eight weeks of challenging...READ MORE >
Ask anyone in the Smith family which trait of my dad’s that was passed on to his kids that is the most cringe-worthy and you’ll probably get the same answer: “The Sigh”. You read that...READ MORE >
When I listen to the radio, watch the news and hear conversations around me, I am constantly reminded of our deep need for the Lord to intervene in our lives, in the community, in our country and...READ MORE >
Our founding fathers rightly chose, “In God We Trust” for our currency. Perhaps they were aware of the danger of trusting too heavily on our material resources. This weekend we are going see...READ MORE >
If Jesus is Greater, then I’ll run to Him.
After seeing that Jesus has authority over sickness and nature, we are now confronted with reality of His power over the spirit-world. We are all...READ MORE >
Our vision for 2018 includes healthy community life (Advance). Good relationships are hard to come by. Like moving targets, they require effort and focus. For some of us we can spend years in a...READ MORE >
Advent. Prince of Peace!
Why am I not feeling it? Instead of peace, anxious weeds keep sprouting in my mind.
Anxiety stems from a combination of life experiences, brain chemistry and...READ MORE >
When it comes to lessons in thankfulness, I think my children have taught me the most memorable one.
Two years ago when my wife, Lauren, and I arrived at the hospital for our youngest son to be...READ MORE >