Easter's Coming

April 12 will be here before we know it. But maybe Easter eggs, crosses with white cloths draped over them, Easter brunch, and singing, “I Know that My Redeemer Lives,” are the furthest thing from your mind right now. After all, we’re not really experiencing the typical beginning-of-spring routine.

It’s interesting that the COVID-19 pandemic is happening during the season at church we call Lent. Lent means spring, and it’s the time when the church zeros in on Jesus’ suffering, death, and perfect victory ...

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Joy to the World

Would you like a little joy? Better yet, would you like a whole lot of joy? Wouldn’t you love to have something real and something lasting that can fill your heart with so much delight that it might actually lead you to audibly sing for all to hear? This Christmas, you can have that kind…

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God Becomes Human

Does anyone ask for a pay cut? Do people look forward to being disrespected or ignored? When’s the last time you thanked someone for treating you less than you thought you deserved? Do you know what Christmas is all about? God gave himself a pay cut, so to speak. He actually chose to be in…

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Opening Presents

Don’t you love watching people open presents? There’s so much joy in the little kids’ faces when they rip off the wrapping paper to see what mom or dad or grandma or grandpa got them this Christmas. God loves watching us open the presents he gives us. He loves the joy on our faces when…

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The Place

Church at a restaurant? Absolutely! It doesn’t look like a church. It doesn’t have a steeple or pews. It doesn’t have stained glass and lots of biblical symbolism. But this Sunday, November 24, when we have our grand opening service at JaK*s Place Neighborhood Grill, it’ll be church. It’s church because we have the message…

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The Hero

Don’t you love a good hero? You know, someone who wins the day by doing what no one else could do and saving everyone who stood helpless in the face of danger? We have a hero at Cross of Christ. This hero won the day by doing what we’d never, in a million years, be…

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The Work

To be honest, it’s been a lot of work to get to this point. It’s been months and months of planning, meeting, hosting, connecting, teaching, and getting ready. But who does the work of starting a church? We could say it’s all the people who execute our plans, meet with people, and get our message…

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