6 Ways to Grow Your Marriage

6 Ways to Grow Your Marriage

Whether your spouse is a follower of Jesus or not, you can worship God with your marriage. God calls us to do all things in a way that honors Him and tells us that our lives are a living act of worship. When we seek to worship God in how

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Where is God?

Where is God?

If you struggle with the question "Where is God?" during a struggle in life I would encourage you to listen to my sister Theresa Reiff's story on this podcast. If you have suffered abuse in your life and are looking for hope and healing, I encourage you to listen to

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Ten Theses on Creation and Evolution That (Most) Evangelicals Can Support

Ten Theses on Creation and Evolution That (Most) Evangelicals Can Support

This is a re-post of an article in this month's Christianity Today. It will have some additional terms that were used over last weekend that may be new to some. Remember, there are still only two broad categories: 1) Young Earth Creationism and 2) Old Earth Creationism. Enjoy... Not long

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A Timeline, Review, & Update of CCC’s Lead Pastor Search

A Timeline, Review, & Update of CCC’s Lead Pastor Search

In the Fall of 2017, an online all-church diagnostic survey report concluded that CCC is a “high-expectation church needs a challenging, visionary pastor who knows clearly what the church needs to do, sets appropriate goals, and will support and maintain discipline in the church” (pg. 90). Two all-church Summits were

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Ministry Area Profile

Ministry Area Profile

A couple of months ago our Staff ordered a demographic profile of the 20-mile area that surrounds the Stevens St campus.  (The average CCC attendee travels 9-miles to attend and 64% travel less than 10-miles.)  The following is an overview.  The goal is multifaceted--we want to know who lives in

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Year-End Giving Opportunity (+ Update)

Year-End Giving Opportunity (+ Update)

Dear CCCers: As we move into the Advent Season, our Pastors, Staff, and Elders would like to offer you a warm and grateful Season’s Greetings! Much of our gratitude is for your patience and faithfulness during this extended season of transition at CCC. There have been some difficult and awkward

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Pastoral Search Team Meeting Update

Pastoral Search Team Meeting Update

Nov 1, 2018 We have received the independent assessment report from The Slingshot Group regarding Matt as an internal Lead Pastor candidate.  The Lead Pastor Search Team (which includes the Elders) along with the Staff have seen it.  Matt has filled out an extensive CCC Lead Pastor Application Packet that

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CCC Lead Pastor Profile

CCC Lead Pastor Profile

The following is the Lead Pastor Profile that was approved by Lead Pastor Search Team and the CCC Elders: The incoming Lead Pastor will serve as the spiritual, directional, and primary communicator of vision for Christ Community Church (CCC). This individual will serve CCC with the heart of a shepherd

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CCC Update – 08/30/2018

CCC Update – 08/30/2018

CCC Update - 08/30/2018 - By Gregg Caruso As I said in the June halftime letter for over two years CCC has been on a difficult, amazing, sad, joyful, revealing, and beautiful journey.  I have been on this journey with you for fourteen months.  When all is said a done

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Let the Worshippers Arise

Let the Worshippers Arise

Let The Worshipers Arise by Stephen Bailey “And there, as soon as you come to the city, you will meet a group of prophets coming down from the high place with harp, tambourine, flute, and lyre before them, prophesying. Then the Spirit of the Lord will rush upon you, and you will prophesy

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