Posts from July 2013

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Aching for Maturity

by Jon Wiziarde

There’s a challenge I didn’t expect in raising missionary support. The most common question I’ve been asked by strangers is “Do you have children?” It’s not just a casual get-to-know- you question; they’re asking deeper questions. They’re really asking … How hard will your transition be? Will you have to uproot your kids and separate […]

Missions and Purpose in the Church

by Mike McDowell

“The purpose of Christ Community Church is to make known and promote the worship of God in obedience to the Great Commission and the Great Commandments.”  This statement is a one sentence summary of Article II of CCC’s constitution and it embodies what I think is the heart of God’s desire for the church.  We […]

Maintain the Wonder

by Leo Barnes

Here is a great set of resolutions, not for losing weight or getting in shape, but for continuing to cultivate wonder and awe no matter what age you are: Clyde Kilby’s Resolutions for Mental Health 1.) At least once every day I shall look steadily up at the sky and remember that I, a consciousness […]