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Home is more than just brick and mortar.  We can help to provide homes for others when we participate in a ministry like One:27.  And, as long as some do not share our eternal home, we as believers need to deny ourselves, take up our cross, and follow Jesus so that others may come to […]

I Can’t, He Can.

Dean Elliott teaches from Matthew 16:5-21.  Misdiagnosis of a disease or of termites can have disastrous effects.  Misdiagnosis of your spiritual condition can cost you your soul. In this section of Matthew, Jesus issues a warning about a particular kind of teaching that could potentially cause a lot of misdiagnosis in your life and subsequent […]

Finding Courage

David denHartog teaches from Matthew 14:22-36.  There are those in history who have had great courage in the face of danger.  Courage is also needed to live out the Christian life.  Students need courage to resist peer pressure.  How do we find courage?  Where can we find courage? Additional Scripture references: 1 Peter 1:6-7; Hebrews […]

Discipling the Next Generation; Excuses

On Youth Sunday… Kevin Sale leads a panel of leaders who work with children and youth at Cleburne Bible Church discussing different aspects of “Discipling the Next Generation.” Panel: Crystal Sandefur, High School Jr/Sr Girls Small Group Leader.  Rebecca West, Two year olds room Leader in Children’s Ministry.  Warren Amyett, 8th Grade Boys Small Group […]


Dean Elliott explains that this part is an end of two different sections – The Sermon on the Mount, and then a field trip to see what Jesus was talking about in the sermon.  In this text, Matthew 9:27-10:1, we will see the important qualifications that Jesus places on His people before He gives them power. […]

Second Thoughts

David denhartog teaches from Matthew 8:23-9:8.  The subject that weaves itself through Matthew 8 is the power of the Lord Jesus Christ to work in you and through you to reach others.  Jesus is preparing a group of men to go forth into the world as his apostles and disciples to preach the Gospel.  God […]

Gone Fishin’

Dean Elliott continues the Behold the King series, teaching through the book of Matthew.  Dean explains the historical and contextual setting, and then shows us three ideas we need to understand from Matthew 4:12-25 about Jesus’ ministry.  This section sets the stage for how you hear the Sermon on the Mount, in chapters 5-7.

Forensics: Life in the Body

David denHartog begins with a question: What do you think of when you hear “church?”  The church exists to make disciples – to become disciples and to make disciples.  In other words, to build up the church.  In I Corinthians 14, Paul gives three factors that are necessary for building up the people within the […]

Whatcha Doin’?

David denHartog exhorts us to keep our eye on the finish line if we are to succeed as a church.  What is our goal as a church?  What is our goal as individual believers?  How do we measure success at CBC?  Our goal comes from Matthew 28:19.  Pastor David uses selected verses from the Gospel […]

Life…Where to Find It

Don Hunt teaches from Luke 24:1-12 with a challenge to look at where you find life.  The Disciples went to look for Jesus at the tomb and were challenged, “Why do you look for the living among the dead?”