Baby’s First Words

Dean Elliott begins “The Language of Generosity” series by asking us to consider what is the language that God understands.  We often use “yes, sir” and “yes, ma’am” when speaking to others out of respect.  God understands the language of the hand and the language of the tithe in a similar fashion.  What is the […]

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The Engine

Pride is the engine that drives all (or nearly all) sin.  David denHartog teaches us how and when pride entered the universe, and then how it moved into the world of men and women.  Pride and sin is now part of our lives.  We also learn some of the symptoms of pride and how to […]

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Doing Life Together

The mission of CBC is to make disciples, from Matthew 28:18-20.  How do we get there?  Acts 2:42 lists four elements of the early church that are vital to our becoming mature believers.  David denHartog explains each briefly, but focuses on the aspect of fellowship.  If you neglect fellowship, it will stunt your growth.  What is […]

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Tipping Point

David denHartog uses the life of Judah, found in Genesis 37-44, to help us understand an important tipping point that we all must go through in our spiritual lives.  A tipping point is an event in time that changes everything.  It completely changes the direction of your life.  This spiritual practice, done on a daily, […]

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Why Israel?

Kevin Bentley, of Messianic Jewish Bible Institute and one of our CBC family members, gives a lot of background information about Israel, Jews, and why they are important. This video was played at the end of the sermon.  Click on the picture to be taken to the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute website to watch the video. The […]

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The Mess We Call Marriage

Marriage is hard, and often it feels like a mess.  David denHartog begins a new series on Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage, leading to the next chapter in I Corinthians.  In this first part, he teaches about marriage, using select passages in Genesis; helping us to understand 4 seeds that can be sown in your marriage that lead to […]

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Worship For Dummies

Dean Elliott finishes the “Basics…Part II” series from Genesis 3:23-4:26.  We can consistently come into God’s presence and worship Him in order to gain the strength we need to overcome the evil one.  When you come into God’s presence, you will always be confronted with the truth – that you are not God and He is […]

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Need Help??

Dean Elliott continues the “Basics…Part 2” series from Genesis 3:16-24.  We all live in a war zone and there is no spiritually neutral place.  There are demonic powers seeking to destroy you and me, to dominate humans.  This situation can only be remedied by Jesus himself.  Today, we look at two more decrees from God. […]

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What’s the Problem??

We live in a world right now that has lots of problems…and we can’t even agree on what the problems are…but to apply the right solution, you have to know the right problem.  God has subjected the world to futility that we might not forget the right problem.  Dean Elliott uses Genesis 3:9-13, where we […]

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Basics…Sin, Shame

Dean Elliott teaches the last in the “Basics” series on who man is and what our purpose is.  Genesis 2:25 – 3:9 contains a fundamental crisis for humanity – that of shame.  There are three important truths for us: how the crisis happened, why it happened, and the only solution.

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