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“The Case for Christ” Movie This Saturday. Sad News. New Feature.

Dear CCC Family, Overall last Sunday was a very good day. Strong attendance. Guest musician, Julie Nevel. Prayer for the French service. But there was some sad news announced. May 5 will be Tariq Al-Sabir’s last Sunday with us. We have enjoyed his time with us and wish him God’s best in the future. Be sure to express your appreciation to him before he leaves. Easter is Sunday, April 21. It is a great day to invite people to church…

The Case for Christ Movie. Egg Trays.

Dear CCC Family, The Case for Christ is a great movie to see in preparation for Easter. It is the story of a skeptic who not only comes to believe in the resurrection of Jesus, but who commits his life to Christ, to learning how to follow and live like Jesus. Invite someone to see it with you. You may not be able to get them to join you for our Sunday gathering. However, a movie might be different. It…

Summer Over? William Gomez. “Picnic” in the Cafeteria. Spanish Translation.

Dear CCC Family, This weekend marks the unofficial end to summer. That brings me mixed emotions. I like the extra daylight and slower pace of summer. But, I also like the cooler temperatures and return of a fuller church schedule that the fall brings. You can read about some of that below as the Adult Bible Fellowship topics for this fall. are listed. We are still struggling to find places for small group Bible studies during the week. If you…

Great Joy

True joy is the constant inner feeling of well being that comes from God. Listen and find out how to attain, how to maintain and how to sustain that true joy that God alone can give. “The joy of the Lord is your strength” Nehemiah 8:10

Great Powers of Words

Sticks and stones may …. but WORDS may ….  [build-up, encourage, correct, support, admonish, warn, redeem,  hurt, destroy] . But instead  …… ” And we urge you, brothers, to   admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak,and be patient with everyone. ” (1 Thessalonians 5:14) “The person who is knowledgeable restrains his words, and one who has discernment has a cool spirit”  (Proverbs 17:27). “The one who guards his mouth and his tongue keeps his life from troubles ” (Proverbs 21:23).

Guest Speaker. Retreat News. Not on Vacation.

Dear CCC Family, By the time you get this Laurie and I will have left for a week of vacation.  Our son, Luke, just happens to be in Indianapolis. We will spend tonight there and have breakfast with him Saturday morning. Then it is on to Memphis to see our grandchildren. We will be back on Sunday, August 12. Thank you to Greg Stokes for speaking this coming Sunday and everyone who is doing extra in my absence.  Just because I am away…

I need this. Location change. Sad News.

Dear CCC Family, The Daring Faith series has started and I need this. The challenges we are facing right now as a church are stretching me so I need a deeper faith and this series, the book, and the memory verse are helping. Speaking of the memory verse, it is Matthew 9:29 “Then he touched their eyes and said, “According to your faith let it be done to you.” Next Sunday, May 27, is Reunion Sunday when we will reflect…

Metro Christian Convention. Chris Tomlin Concert. Sunday, 1:00 PM Group?

Dear CCC Family, It is getting busy. Tomorrow is the Metro Christian Convention. You can still attend by registering at the door. The Daring Faith Spiritual Growth Campaign will start soon. There is an Introduction Message and Special Meeting on Sunday, May 6. There will be one service at 10:45 am and the meeting at 12:00 pm on that day. This is important so you will want to make an extra effort to be there. The books that go along…

Bible Studies Start This Sunday! Real Estate Closings Approaching.

Dear CCC Family, Three Bible studies will be starting this coming Sunday. Norma Lozada will resume her Adult Bible Fellowship and they will be studying the “The Gospel According to John” at 11:30 am. If you would prefer to study that Gospel in French you can do it at 11:30 in a group lead by Salomon Matasima. And, there is an Adult Bible Fellowship at 10:00 am led by Russell Kraft. It will be “Growing in Christ.” There will also…

Generosity. Work Day. Future Events.

Dear CCC Family, Thank you for your generosity! We have received many contribution to our Disaster Relief Fund and items for shipment to Puerto Rico. I dropped the items off at the local fire station and they were much appreciated. It is a time of great need due to the natural disasters and we approaching another time when the CCC family has been generous, Christmas. We will again be participating in Operation Christmas Child and the Angel Tree Program. Watch…