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Missionary Letter of Karen Watson

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If you worshipped with us on Sunday at Christ Fellowship, you heard this letter read in our commissioning service. It's a beautiful testimony of the infinite worth of Jesus and the joy of taking the gospel to the nations at all costs. Karen Watson was a missionary to Iraq. She gave her life to furthering the gospel in hard to reach places. It was while serving faithfully ...

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Bible Reading Plan: Week 21

Monday, May 22 –Reflect (Mark 7) Tuesday, May 23 – Mark 8 Wednesday, May 24–Reflect Thursday, May 25 – Mark 9 Friday, May 26 –Reflect Saturday, May 27 – Mark 10 Sunday, May 28 –Reflect Here is what you do: On the first day, read a passage from God's Word. The passage will be one or two chapters so you can read slow and ta...

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When the Bottom Falls Out

I wrote this 3 years ago when my daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Pray it helps someone who might be suffering today....

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Bible Reading Plan: Week 19

Monday, May 8 – Reflect Tuesday, May 9 – Mark 1 Wednesday, May 10 – Reflect Thursday, May11 – Mark 2 Friday, May 12 – Reflect Saturday, May 13 – Mark 3 Sunday, May 14 – Reflect Here is what you do: On the first day, read a passage from God's Word. The passage will be one or two chapters so you can read slow...

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Bible Reading Plan: Week 20

Monday, May 15 – Mark 4 Tuesday, May 16 – Reflect Wednesday, May 17– Mark 5 Thursday, May 18 – Reflect Friday, May 19 – Mark 6 Saturday, May 20 – Reflect Sunday, May 21 – Mark 7 Here is what you do: On the first day, read a passage from God's Word. The passage will be one or two chapters so you can read slow and take in w...

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Bible Reading Plan: Week 18

Monday, May 1 – 2 Corinthians 7-8 Tuesday, May 2 – Reflect Wednesday, May 3 – 2 Corinthians 9-10 Thursday, May 4 – Reflect Friday, May 5 – 2 Corinthians 11-12 Saturday, May 6 – Reflect Sunday, May 7 – 2 Corinthians 13 Here is what you do: On the first day, read a passage from God's Word....

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Bible Reading Plan: Week 17

Monday, April 24 – Reflect Tuesday, April 25 – 2 Corinthians 1-2 Wednesday, April 26 – Reflect Thursday, April 27 – 2 Corinthians 3-4 Friday, April 28 – Reflect Saturday, April 29 – 2 Corinthians 5-6 Sunday, April 30 – Reflect Here is what you do: On the first day, read a passage from God's Word. The p...

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Do You Feel Guilty? Men's Round-Table April 26th

Men's Round-Table is a monthly discuss for men around the things of God. This month, gather with us as we talk about dealing with the feelings of guilt and shame....

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Bible Reading Plan: Week 16

Monday, April 17 – 1 Corinthians 9-10 Tuesday, April 18 – Reflect Wednesday, April 19 – 1 Corinthians 11-12 Thursday, April 20 – Reflect Friday, April 21 – 1 Corinthians 13-14 Saturday, April 22 – Reflect Sunday, April 23 – 1 Corinthians 15-16 Here is what you do: On the first day, read a passage from God's Word. The pass...

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Bible Reading Plan: Week 14

Monday, April 3 – 1 Thessalonians 5 Tuesday, April 4 – Reflect Wednesday, April 5 – 2 Thessalonians 1 Thursday, April 6 – Reflect Friday, April 7 – 2 Thessalonians 2-3 Saturday, April 8 – Reflect Sunday, April 9 – 1 Corinthians 1-2 Here is what you do: On the first day, read a passage from God's Word. The passag...

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Bible Reading Plan: Week 15

Monday, April 10 – Reflect Tuesday, April 11 – 1 Corinthians 3-4 Wednesday, April 12 – Reflect Thursday, April 13 – 1 Corinthians 5-6 Friday, April 14 – Reflect Saturday, April 15 – 1 Corinthians 7-8 Sunday, April 16 – Reflect Here is what you do: On the first day, read a passage from Go...

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Men's Round-Table - March 29th

God is calling men to not live passionless and purposeless lives but to live more for the glory of God....

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Men's Round-Table Wed February 22nd

Men's Round-table this Wednesday at 7am at Starbucks Downtown...

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How to Get Your Heart Ready for Revival?

How do you get your heart ready for revival? What do you do to prepare yourself for revival?...

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What is the Fruit of True Revival?

What would it look like if God showed up at our church? What would be the evidence of God being present among us? What fruit would the Spirit bring?...

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How Do I Pray for Revival?

Christ Fellowship Church is having a revival this weekend! Well, at least we hope we have one this weekend. Revival is a supernatural work of the Spirit among God's people through his Word. How should we pray for this upcoming weekend?...

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Men's Round-Table : January 25th

We have a montly Men's Round-Table to discuss issues of biblical manhood. Come join us!...

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Gospel Questions to Ask for Bible Reading

Sometimes it's hard to know what to be looking for when reading your Bible, we encourage people at CFC to look for the gospel when you read. Here is how. . . ...

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Bible Reading Plan: Week 1

Let's Get Started! Here is the first week to our 2017 Bible Reading Plan....

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5 Reasons to Read CFC's Bible Plan in 2017

Every Christian should desire to listen to God speak to them. Every Christian should have a plan to read God's Word. Why not use the "New Testament Reading and Reflection Plan" from CFC? ...

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Christ Fellowship -This is Our ONE Thing

What if your mission should be the church's mission? What if the one thing that you were called to do is the same is all other believers? Read now....

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Dear Smartphone Junkie

An open letter to those who are in love with their phones....

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Prayer For South Asia

We have members of CFC in India right now and we want to be praying for them....

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A Child of the King

We are children of the King. This should change everything in our lives. Please read and keep this document "A Child of the King" for your soul....

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How to Build a Culture of Women's Discipleship

God has really stirred the women of our church towards deeper women's ministry at our church. Women are wanting to grow in Christ and grow together. Here are some way we are praying God will do this among us....

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How Do We Get True Community?

How does God build true community? How do we see the church unified together? Only one way. . . ....

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Why We Worship

Why do we gather together? Why do we sing songs? What's the goal of our gathering? Jared Wilson helps us see what our hearts should be aiming at....

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The CFC Building Project

How can you help with the latest building project?...

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The Congregation and the Sermon

Every Sunday a pastor gets up to preach and to teach the Word for the Congregation, yet does the congregation ever stop to ask "what is our role?"...

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All-Access Pass For Sinners

In light of Sunday's sermon. . . .how priveleged are we on this side of the cross of Jesus! ...

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The Millennial's Greatest Struggle and The Battleplan to Defeat It

The Millennial's of today are facing some of the greatest struggles of our day. We struggle with change, with getting jobs, with choosing schools, etc. However, none of these can contend with the greatest struggle of all: Being Present....

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Christ Fellowship - An Everyday Gospel Church

What does it look like to be a church that is sharing the gospel everyday? What does it mean to really be on mission? ...

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The Best Buzzword

Words that the world by storm. Words become common place. What if the gospel was the buzzword of our day? What if it was the buzzword of our church?...

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10 Reasons Why I Can't Wait Until Sunday

This Sunday is going to be an exciting time to celebrate all that God has done for CFC and to look forward to all that God will do in the future. Here is why I am excited and you should be too. . ....

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Is Your Gospel Too Small?

What if your Gospel is too small? Don't short change how good the good news really is. ...

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A Christmas Eve Meditation

What we miss in all of this Christmas noise? A King has come! ...

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Don't Waste This Ferguson Moment

What can the church learn from this Ferguson moment? When the culture is swarming with confusion, do we retreat or do we speak truth? The gospel leaves us no choice. ...

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The Sneaky and Deceptive Power of the World

One of the greatest enemies of the church is our love for the world. The more we love the world, the less we love Christ or the lost around us....

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Gospel Bomb

How does God both love sinners and love his glory at the same time? That's a hard question yet as we read from John Piper that God's answer comes in the gospel. ...

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What CFC Needs From You

Tim Challies writes wise counsel for members of all churches. Counsel about how you can best be used in your church....

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Steadfast Faith in a Faithful God

What do you do when life falls apart? What would you do if you were imprisoned for your faith? Read an amazing letter from Pastor Saeed who was imprisoned for his faith yet whose faith remains unshaken....

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Talk to Yourself

Why are you not talking to yourself? Sound weird? Speaking truth to yourself is the most important thing you will do today. Listen to this profound truth fleshed out by Martyn Lloyd-Jones. ...

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Prone to Pride, Redeemed for Humility

As people who have been born into sin, we are prone to walk in pride. As believers who have been redeemed in Christ, we are redeemed to walk in humility. Read how our union with Christ frees us to walk in humility. ...

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Ten Take-Aways from When Helping Hurts

How do we further the mission of God without hurting the people of our city? What we learned from our study through When Helping Hurts......

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Best Dating Advice

Are you currently in a dating relationship? Do you desire to honor Christ as you grow together? Here is some of the best advice I have heard. ...

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Sorry Substitutes for Repentance

Why do we often stop short of true repentance? Why do deal with our sin in a half-hearted way? Let's see what are cheap substitutes for repentance. ...

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Help Jessie and Help Haiti

As a church, we are deeply invested in taking the gospel to Haiti. We have sent teams to partner with a church in St. Marc through the Haiti Collective and now we are sending one of our own to invest their life in the people of Haiti. ...

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Songs for Suffering

What do you do when you suffer? Have you tried singing to the Lord? Check out some songs that have blessed me this week....

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Overwhelmed

Do you get overwhelmed? Find out the missing piece that's make you feel that way....

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The Words to Say

What do you say to someone suffering? What do you say to someone struggling with sin? Read to find out what we can and should say....

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The Trouble with Being Nearsighted

Are we too focused on this life that the next seems blurry? Read this blog post to find out!...

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Building a Gospel Culture

Is it enough to just talk about the gospel? Can we claim to be gospel-centered and yet miss what God wants for us? ...

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Mondays Get You Down?

Got a bad case of the Mondays? Read how yesterday's sermon can stick with you all day Monday and the rest of the week....

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