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6August 2014

by: Guest Blogger

Desiring to Serve

Gifting is funny. We are so much alike, and we have such common struggles. Yet outside our normal selfish day to day, we as Christians are gifted to fill specific roles in His purposes. The Designer gives us desires. Unique desires or skills, or sometimes just a willingness to do something that would be torture for someone else. Serving and meeting the needs of others is one of these...

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17May 2013

by: Guest Blogger

Motherhood as a Mission Field

By Rachel Jankovic (Blog Manager’s Note: The excerpts listed below are from a blog originally posted on Desiring God’s website called Motherhood as a Mission Field, written by Rachel Jankovic.) ~   The closer you get to home, the less intriguing the work of sacrifice seems. As someone once said, “Everyone wants to save the world, but no one wants to help Mom with...

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15May 2013

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For the Young Mother: Ministry, Guilt, and Seasons of Life

By Jani Ortlund* Guilt is a young mother’s habitual shadow. It has a nasty way of soaking through many of her efforts at nurturing, serving and loving others. “Am I doing enough for my children? For others? What do they think of me? What does God think of me?” As a young mother everyone wants something from you—your family, your church, your boss, your neighbor. And...

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12April 2013

by: Guest Blogger

My Father

By Tony Iacoangelo My father recently passed away at the age of 92. He and my mother were married for 67 years. Growing up in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY he pretty much went through most of his life thinking Jesus Christ as a great man and prophet who went around preaching about God. Although he was raised a Catholic he said he never could really grasp the Holy...

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5April 2013

by: Guest Blogger

Same Sex Concerns: Culturally Changing Morality

What Are We to Say? When the former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton threw in her backing for the legalization of Same-Sex marriage on the national scale, I felt compelled to write. With this growing support for the redefinition of marriage, we as believers face mounting challenges and will likely face growing persecution. For many believers, this issue is a difficult one to...

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7March 2013

by: Guest Blogger

The Wife as Ruler

By Douglas Wilson* (Blog Manager’s Note: while this looks like a post for women- men you will find it’s really for you. And it fits in the sequence of Monday’s, and Tuesday’s posts. This includes a bit of what being a servant husband who washes his wife’s feet looks like.) In a biblical home, the wife has far more practical authority than some reactionary...

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7January 2013

by: Guest Blogger

Jesus is the True and Better

(Blog Manager’s Note: the following comes to you from a Tim Keller sermon, True and Better, quoted by Sovereign Grace Ministries Board member and friend, Ian McConnell in his sermon, “Fuel for the Fire”, which he preached at Covenant Fellowship Church, November 4, 2012. Enjoy!) Jesus is the true and the better. He is better than: …Adam, [for He] passed the test in...

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5January 2013

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The Wrestlings of Fath

By Doug Plank (Blog Manager’s Note: The following excerpt was forward to us by a CFC contributor, Ramona Doyle, with the following explanation: “This is taken from a post on a sister church’s blog—Crossway Church of Lancaster. I came by it because the husband of a dear friend of ours, who at the time of this writing is in a coma with likely only days to live, sent it...

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1January 2013

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God is Good All the Time

(Blog Manager’s note: the following letter was sent to one of CFC’s pastors and has been converted into a blog—with very little editing—with Babitha’s permission.) By Babitha Praveen Dear Brothers and sisters in Christ, Hope each of you is doing well. On the other hand you may not be doing so well this morning, just as I was a few hours ago. But that is not a...

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2December 2012

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The Son of God: Second Sunday of Advent

The Prophecy Isaiah 7:10 -14 - “Again the LORD spoke to Ahaz, ‘Ask the LORD your God for a sign, whether in the deepest depths or in the highest heights.’ But Ahaz said, ‘I will not ask; I will not put the LORD to the test.’ Then Isaiah said, ‘Hear now, you house of David! Is it not enough to try the patience of men? Will you try the patience of my God...

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