Hebrews :: Jesus Is The True High Priest

What is a High Priest & what does Jesus have to do with it? This week in our series in the letter of Hebrews the writer will begin his lengthy teaching about the high priesthood of Jesus. Over the next several chapters, the writer will go to great lengths in describing how Jesus not only… Continue Reading

Hebrews :: Jesus Is Better Than Moses

How do we enter into the “rest” of God? This week in our study in the book of Hebrews we will explore how God issues an invitation to His people to enter into His “rest”. The word used in the Greek text for “rest” is the same one that is used to describe God’s “Sabbath”… Continue Reading

Hebrews :: Don’t Forget Jesus :: September 9, 2018

Hebrews :: Don’t Forget Jesus :: September 9, 2018

Does the “man upstairs” understand our trials and temptations? Last week we started a new series in the New Testament letter of Hebrews. In this letter, the writer tries to persuade the formerly Jewish community to which he writes to NOT abandon their faith in Jesus by going back to the synagogue. In doing so,… Continue Reading

Jesus Is Better

Jesus Is Better

Is Jesus better? How do you keep your faith in times and places where being a Christian is not welcome or popular? How do you keep your faith when there is pressure from family and friends to not express your faith or your faith convictions? How do you keep faith when – quite simply –… Continue Reading

Launch Sunday

Launch Sunday

Ready to Launch? This weekend will be our Fall launch as we prepare for the upcoming ministry season. Each semester we “launch” new groups, classes, and ministry opportunities for you to engage with in accordance with our church’s vision and mission. This semester’s theme will be asking the question, “What is God doing ‘to me’… Continue Reading

Gospel Clarity: The Power of the Imperative

Blog Post for Sunday, August 19, 2018 How does living with Gospel Clarity help us grow into spiritual and emotional health? Last week we explored together the way in which the New Testament helps to give us “gospel clarity” on our lives and circumstances. My contention is that a spiritually mature Christian who is growing… Continue Reading

Gospel Clarity: The Truth of the Indicative

Gospel Clarity: The Truth of the Indicative

Blog Post for Sunday, August 12, 2018 What does it mean for CCCov to be a “gospel-centered” church? What makes the gospel of Jesus Christ different and distinct from other world religions? Are we all traveling up the same mountain but just using different paths? Or is there something unique about God’s revelation in Jesus… Continue Reading

Family Vacation: Remember The Time

Blog Post for Sunday, July 29, 2018 The end of any family vacation is a bittersweet time. It’s good to get away, but it’s usually exhausting. While you’re overjoyed at being able to rest in your own home, along with it comes responsibilities of normal life: laundry, dishes, work, practices, and other obligations. It’s not… Continue Reading

Family Vacation: Rest Stop

Blog Post for Sunday, July 22, 2018 There’s an inverse relationship that happens on car rides during family vacations. The peace and plan that was in place at the start of the trip slowly evolves into chaos and disorder. The full gas tank empties, the empty trash bag fills, the clean windshield becomes buggier, and… Continue Reading

Family Vacation: The Best Laid Plans

Blog Post for Sunday, July 15, 2018 86 percent of Americans say they have not seen enough of their own country, and with temperatures rising throughout the summer and students out of school for the summer, many families capitalize on the chance to get away on a family vacation. Whether it’s a two-week trip seeing… Continue Reading