Finding Where the Path Leads | July 13

By Dr. Brad Strait, CCPC Lead Pastor  “Your Word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.” Psalm 119:105 We all long for direction and purpose in life. It is part of what makes us human. As Christians, we can ask the Lord to guide us. How does God guide us to his...

Off-Road and Lost | July 10

By Dr. Brad Strait, Lead pastor at CCPC  The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. (Psalm 23:1-3) I think guidance...

Waking Up | July 9

By Wade Pursell, ACF Teach and former Clerk of Session Yesterday we discussed Psalm 3, David’s morning prayer to God on very likely his darkest day.  He was in great despair and fear, as his son Absalom chased him out of Jerusalem trying to kill him and take over the...

Peace Beyond Understanding | July 8

By Wade Pursell, ACF Teach and former Clerk of Session During this bizarre and unsettling period of our lives we will all have our own unique things and moments we will always remember.  For me one of those will be Psalm 3.  When we stopped gathering together as a...

It’s me, Lord. | July 7

By Dr. Brad Strait, CCPC Lead Pastor “Brothers and sisters, pray for us.” (1 Thess 5:25-26) “As for other matters, brothers and sisters, pray for us…” (2 Thess 3:1-3) “Pray for us…I particularly urge you to pray…” (Hebrew 13:18-19) The Apostle Paul, led by the Spirit,...

God Is Not Through With Us! Part 2 | July 6

By Ken Chang, Clerk of Session It was a passionate debate in the heat of the summer.  More accurately, it almost broke down into a brawl.  People were yelling at each other: “The Federal government is too strong.” “We don’t want a tyrant for a president.”  “Let every...