All Church Transformation Season Q&A (4-Month Review)

Communication Guidelines… Here at CCC we are making a fresh commitment to humble and respectful dialogue at all church information gatherings. (First, seek to understand THEN to be understood.) We want to listen well to one another. Church info gatherings cannot be a place to vent, pontificate, or push your view. There can be no “mindreading” or … Continue reading All Church Transformation Season Q&A (4-Month Review)

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500th Anniversary of Reformation Day

A single event on a single day changed the world. It was October 31, 1517. Brother Martin [Luther], a monk and a scholar, had struggled for years with his church, the [Roman Catholic] church. He had been greatly disturbed by an unprecedented indulgence sale.  [An indulgence is a payment to the Catholic Church that purchased … Continue reading 500th Anniversary of Reformation Day

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

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?