God’s Answer For Anger

David denHartog continues explaining Jesus’ teachings from the Sermon on the Mount, here in Matthew 5:21-26.  The Bible indicates that anger itself is not sinful in other passages, but how you respond to anger can be sinful.  This passage helps us understand how we can deal with our anger in a Godly way. Additional Scripture […]

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The Greatest

David denHartog explains Matthew 5:17-20, the expansion of the Beatitude “pure in heart.”  God desires that we might be great in His kingdom, not greatness as the world believes it to be – with glitter, glamour and fame.  How can we achieve the greatness that this text talks about? Scripture References:  John 8; 1 Corinthians […]

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Where Do We Go From Here??

Wes Aldridge, a Hospitality House Director with Cadence International in Germany (along with his wife, Elaine), shares what God has done in his life and stories of what God is doing around the world with other missionaries.  He encourages us to consider going to another place – either short-term or long-term.  God is calling us all to […]

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The Salt and Light Company

David denHartog again picks up the message series on Matthew titled “Behold the King,”  continuing the Sermon on the Mount.  In Matthew 5:13-16, Jesus teaches that believers are to be salt and light.  Pastor Dave explains the principle, product and more behind these two metaphors.

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Serving Together

Don Hunt continues the Together series, looking at what happens when we serve together – specifically in light of Ephesians 4:7-16.  Just as God has made us all with different physical characteristics, so also has He given us all different gifts and abilities.  These different gifts are used to mend the body, just like fishermen mend their […]

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Dean Elliott continues the Together series; designed to convince you that you need community and entice you to go find it.  In Matthew 18, Jesus goes to great length to answer the question, “Who then will be great in the kingdom of God?”  Jesus explains three things that will prevent you from being great in the kingdom. […]

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Staying Together, Part 1

Dean Elliott continues the Together series by teaching about a key principle that is indispensable for a group to stay together.  From this principle comes a practice for dealing with a offense with a brother. One needs the principle for the practical to work in a community. Main Scripture Passage: Matthew 17:24 to 18:20 Scripture references:  I John 1:8-9; […]

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Don’t Forget The Water

Dean Elliott continues the Together series by looking at the account of Jesus washing the Disciples’ feet in John 13:1-17.  This passage is not just about serving one another physically, but about serving one another spiritually, by dealing with sin together.  Dean explains two mistakes that need to be put away before we can be in community […]

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David denHartog continues the Together series by asking the question: Why?  Why are community groups important?  Using I Corinthians 12:14-27, he makes two important points, answering the question: Why? Additional Scripture References:  Acts 2:42; I Thessalonians 5:11; Romans 15:14; Romans 12:10-13 Recommended Reading: Come and See, by Todd Wagner

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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 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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