Category Archives: CCU Blog

What Should You Do This Year?

Maybe another way to put the question is: “Why are you here?” And I am not asking: “Why have you come to Rekindle?” Because the answer is obvious, you were tricked by a vague link or misleading social media post. The questions I am asking are: why do you exist; what is your purpose; why…
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Look How Your Father Feeds the Birds of the Air

God alone, is God. There is none like him. This God chose us in him before the foundation of the world. This sovereign, choosing God clothes the grass of the field and will therefore so much more readily clothe us (paraphrase of Matthew 6:26-30). This sovereign, choosing, compassionate God wants a relationship with us and…
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Why Habakkuk?

Current Sermon Series Habakkuk opens with a question, “O LORD, how long shall I cry out for help and you will not hear?” But I wonder if many people weren’t asking another question as we started our three part series in the book last Sunday, “Why Habakkuk?” Today many churches consider the Old Testament to…
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Rest on the Power of the Gospel

I think most people would agree that the opposite of the term self-control is losing control. Having a meltdown, losing your temper. This meaning stems from the ‘control’ segment of the term ‘self-control’. But if we focus on the ‘self’ segment of the term ‘self-control’ another opposite emerges: ‘other’.  Other-control. Controlling people and circumstances. (For…
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