Posts with the tag “ccckaty”
Hope is Everywhere
July 25th, 2019
"Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert." Isaiah 43:19...
God is Always Faithful
June 19th, 2019
Even though I hate unpredictability, the Lord has chosen to use it in our lives to teach our boys about HIS predictability. He is always faithful. He is always present. He is always trustworthy. We ju...
Beautiful In Its Time
May 23rd, 2019
Graduation season is upon us. Landmark achievements are noted and celebrated. Years of schooling are recognized. Children grow up—another year older, another grade in school. Whether preschool or coll...
Mom On Duty
May 6th, 2019
When we are looking forward to the days when our kids can drive, or bathe themselves, or when we’re finally finished with diapers, we frequently miss the God given gifts that are right in front of us,...
Seven Ways to Help Your Worship Leader
April 18th, 2019
There is often a lot of time devoted to preparing for leading a worship service. Prayer, choosing songs, practicing music, meetings, rehearsals, etc. It’s so rewarding when someone shares testimony ...
April 1st, 2019
Thankfully, God is just, and he sees everything. When we trust him, this knowledge enables us to let offenses go. It also assures us that God will bring every wrong to account....
March 18th, 2019
This results in resentment and bitterness crippling our spiritual growth and damaging our human relationships and our communion with God....
March 4th, 2019
Some people may think greeting guests and being friendly is the job of the welcome team, but it is really the whole church’s responsibility....
Perseverance In Faith
February 22nd, 2019
Simply put, without the assistance of other believers in my life, the perseverance required in faith is nearly impossible....
January 29th, 2019
Faith. It is stating the obvious but faith truly is the foundation of the Christian life. ...
Quiet Time: Risk vs. Reward
January 11th, 2019
Are you regularly spending time meditating and studying God’s word in a way that penetrates your heart?...
Spiritual Goals for a New Year
December 13th, 2018
In addition to the most popular goal-setting areas, here are seven areas of spiritual goals that I’m examining and you may want to consider if you’re so inclined to plan out goals for 2019....
Bankrupt at Christmas
December 4th, 2018
God’s idea of what we need is usually not what we think we need. His priority is our refinement and spiritual growth. From an eternal perspective, that’s our greatest need. If he has to take away our ...
November 15th, 2018
I should love showing kindness to the world around me, not just doing it for the sake of the golden rule. ...
What Have You Done for Me Lately?
October 16th, 2018
Father, wake us from our efforts to try earn your grace, make clear to us the ways we seek glory outside of you, and teach us to choose joy in the hope of your promise to conform us in the image Chris...
October 3rd, 2018
Eating together and praying together cannot be emphasized enough in my life. I need to commune, to gather, to be with the body of believers....
Our Kingdom vs God's Kingdom: What Are We Striving For?
September 20th, 2018
Our goal should never be about growing the “kingdom of Crossings Community Church,” but rather the kingdom of God....
Comparison: The Thief of Joy
September 5th, 2018
Beyond spiritual gifts God has also given you personal experiences that are uniquely your own, that mold who you are. ...
Need a Reminder?
August 22nd, 2018
We need reminders to give regular testimonies about our God. Not only do others around us need to hear what God has done or is doing, but we need to recount these experiences ourselves....
Nothing and Vanity
August 9th, 2018
“But I said, ‘I have labored in vain; I have spent my strength on nothing and vanity’” (Isaiah 49:4a ESV)....
One Church, Multiple Locations?
March 22nd, 2018
Where there is theological/doctrinal unity amidst churches, distinctions then exist within the way each church approaches its unique pursuit of making disciples. ...