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 […]

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 […]

The Gospel and Homosexuality

by Eliel Rojas

I have a friend in Mexico who went on vacation with his family. It happened that when he and his family were at the beach, there were some ladies there also. The ladies were prostitutes. My friend grew up in a rough area in Mexico. He has a heart of compassion and can identify easily […]

The Moral of the Story

by Ken Langley

This may be the shortest blog I’ll ever write.  No need to spell out “the moral of the story.”  I’ll leave that to you. On a beautiful spring day, biking past Central Junior High, I saw a kid wearing a winter hat – one of those big, colorful sock hats with the little ball on […]

Home

by Jon Wiziarde

What do you call … Twenty-seven hundred square feet of aged pine? A crumbling foundation that buckles inward like an octogenarian’s knees? Damp plaster expanses with varicose cracks revealing age? Asphalt shingles curled by the relentless heat of the Kansas sun? What do you get when you take an inert structure, fill it with a […]

Forgotten Voices

by Leo Barnes

Sometimes the topic of a blog seems like something out of left field.  You find yourself reading what has been written simply because you haven’t gotten over the shock that the blogger is actually addressing an unexpected topic.  You find yourself thinking, “Why has no one blogged about this before?” This isn’t one of those […]