10 Things You Should Know about Union with Christ

1. The Bible contains an astonishing number of terms, expressions and images that bear witness to the reality of our being made one with Christ Jesus. In the Newer Testament we find literally hundreds of references to the believer’s union with Christ. To cite merely a few examples, believers are created in Christ (Eph. 2:10), … Continue reading 10 Things You Should Know about Union with Christ

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Elder Interview Update

Four men have agreed to form a Pastoral Advisory Team (PAT) to interview our elder candidate nominees: Dr. Brent Allen, District Executive Minister, Converge NE Dr. Jeff Arthurs, Professor of Preaching and Communication and Chair of the Division of Practical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary Dr. Bruce Hanlon, Pastor, Forestdale Church, Forestdale MA Dr. Gene … Continue reading Elder Interview Update

The Role of an Elder At CCC

As elder nominees prayerfully consider the role of an Elder at CCC and the time commitment required, here is some basic thoughts to consider… PRIMARY TASKS Elders, which includes the Lead Pastor, have three primary tasks that are carried out in the context of mutual prayer, study, authentic biblical relationships, unity, and consensus building: Doctrine … Continue reading The Role of an Elder At CCC

Are We Ready To Move Into The Worship Center?

God has certainly been gracious to Christ Community Church. Hundreds of people have given sacrificially of their time, talents, and treasure to complete our new Worship Center.  Thank you, thank you, thank you! We don’t deserve God’s blessing and we certainly haven’t earned it, yet by God’s grace we now have this new space in … Continue reading Are We Ready To Move Into The Worship Center?

The Role of An Elder’s Wife

During the elder nominating time it is important, when nominating an elder, to consider his wife (if married).  Is she self-differentiated, or will she feel the need to continually defend her husband and/or turn to triangulation and other forms of gossip to "make sure" everyone "understands"? "Self-differentiation" is a term used to describe one whose … Continue reading The Role of An Elder’s Wife