Ananias, Boris, and Mordecai

by Leo Barnes

Ananias, Boris, and Mordecai have had a profound impact on the world.  Largely forgotten by history, the faithfulness of these men has led to tremendous fruit for the Kingdom of God through the men whom they led to Christ: St. Paul, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, and Billy Graham.  Some men and women are called to public ministries […]

Children of Satan

by Eliel Rojas

We live in a tolerant society that doesn’t tolerate “offensive” language against people who believe and practice things that once were cataloged as wrong. We are told not to say anything negative to these behaviors people practice because it is offensive.  Reading a book this week I saw the offensiveness of the gospel once again, […]

God Made Male and Female, and it was Good

by Ken Langley

A few days ago I saw a news blurb that a female model is now working as a male model.  She didn’t have a sex change operation; she has deliberately altered her appearance and is going for the androgynous look.  Androgyny is the blurring of gender distinctions, an attempt to embody both male and female.  […]

When the Call Seems Impossible

by Eliel Rojas

When God appeared to Moses in the burning bush, he told him, “I have indeed seen the misery of my people in Egypt.” Then, the Lord communicates to Moses that he is going to rescue them through him. God told Moses, “So now, go. I am sending you to Pharaoh to bring my people the […]

Overwhelming Odds vs. Overwhelming God

by Jon Wiziarde

2 Chronicles 13 tells the story of King Abijah of Judah, the great grandson of King David. Abijah and his army had gone out to battle against the army of Israel led by King Jeroboam. Militarily, the prospects of victory could not have been worse for Judah. The Bible tells us that Abijah’s army was […]

Super-Glued by Choice: Our Goal for the 2013-2014 School Year

by Leo Barnes

Here is the challenge we have issued our junior and senior high youth for the 2013-2014 school year.  It’s applicable to us post-teenagers as well…   Super-Glued by Choice: Our Goal for the 2013-2014 School Year Congratulations.  You have prayed a prayer.  You have confessed your sinful condition.  You have understood that Jesus paid the […]

Toxic Charity

by Mike McDowell

Our mission team at CCC has read and discussed the book When Helping Hurts by Steven Corbett and Brian Fikkert.  If you have been on a mission trip sponsored by CCC it’s likely you were given a copy of the book to read in preparation for your trip.  If you haven’t read it then I’d […]

The Story

by Ken Langley

Beginning with our service on the lawn September 1, the CCC family will spend nine months with “The Story,” an immersion in the grand narrative of the Bible from creation to consummation.  Here’s an invitation to join in.  The words are almost all those of Pastor Rick Brown of Christbridge Fellowship in Tomball, Texas.  He […]