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 delivers.  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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Following Christ Together

David denHartog begins a new series titled, Together.  The series is designed to help Cleburne Bible Church understand what we are seeking to weave into the fiber of our church.  It is together that we accomplish God’s purpose for our lives and the church.  Colossians 1:24-29 helps us realize three primary points regarding the purpose of the […]

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Get A Job…

Dean Elliott concludes the Coming with His Saints series based in II Thessalonians.  He address one of most insidious and universal problems of humanity: laziness.  We look at the problem, as found in II Thessalonians 3:6-15.  We also look at how the church is supposed to respond it and take away specific applications to our own lives.

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Get A Grip…

Dean Elliott continues the Coming with His Saints series, teaching from 2 Thessalonians 2:13 through 3:5.  What brings stability to our lives in this age?  What guards against distractions?  What do we need to hold on to?

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The Final Score

Pastor David denHartog continues the Coming with His Saints series on end times.  When there are difficulties, trials and heartaches in our lives, the temptation is to give up and not keep battling.  We wonder if there really is a God.  How do we bear up when we feel hopeless?  Paul wrote 2 Thessalonians for people […]

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Worthy of the Kingdom

David denHartog begins a new series, Coming with His Saints, focusing on the end times.  He teaches from 2 Thessalonians 1:3-12 and explains the answer to the question: “Why does God allow the righteous to suffer?” Scripture references: 1 Thessalonians 1:9-10; I Thessalonians 4:13-17; I Thessalonians 5:1-3

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Making Peace

Dean Elliott concludes the Family Portrait series with “Making Peace.”  It is as difficult to find common ground in our families as it is to find common ground in our nation.  But it is important in our family to evangelize and lead our kids to Christ.  Dean uses the story found in I Samuel 25 to […]

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A House Divided

Dean Elliott shares that the most painful thing he sees in pastoral care is disharmony in the family – dissolution of a marriage or a break in relationship between parents and child.  Psalm 14 offers an explanation of a problem that we’ve all had experience with.  It also helps us understand how we can pass on […]

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It Takes A Family

David denHartog continues the Family Portrait series with a message on how the extended family, grandparents in particular, can play a role in raising a child.  He jumps through Psalm 71 to help us understand what we need to be and what we need to do to have impact on the next generation.

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People wear different hats in different places and for different purposes.  So also, people wear different ‘hats’ in their families and at different stages of their lives.  But the command to “Honor your father and mother,” from Deuteronomy 5:16, is given to all people.  David denHartog continues the Family Portrait series explaining what the command means and how […]

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