We can choose joy!
“What…are you crazy? Don’t be disingenuous.”
“Whoever said that, obviously has never really suffered.”
This weekend we will take a closer look at joy...READ MORE >
At times we can have a love/hate relationship to our church experiences. What should the expectations be? Encouraging groups are awesome! It’s amazing what we can do to support each other. Our...READ MORE >
On the last day of 1999 I flew from New York to Vienna. The plane was almost empty, so I stretched out on five seats and just slept the night away! What the news media had projected about Y2K...READ MORE >
Due to the impending weather forecast, Senior High is CANCELLED for tonight, March 3, 2019.
Be encouraged today! The return of Christ could come at any moment. If you are in Christ, you will rise to a destiny that is almost indescribable. It will erase every doubt in your heart that...READ MORE >
IF offers an annual pause in the daily rhythm of life. Just after New Years resolutions have faded, IF is a great time to refocus on a deeper relationship with Christ. It is Jesus focused and...READ MORE >
Are you curious what God’s will for your life is? What should you be doing with your life? What path should you take? What kind of work should you be doing? How are you to invest your resources?...READ MORE >
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 >