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In Preparation for the Lord's Supper

Dear Family in Christ, As we conclude our sermon series on the Redemptive Story in Romans, we will partake of the Lord's Table this Sunday. We will have the opportunity to focus on a unique aspect of communion as our time of worship will celebrate Restoration in which all things will be made new. The Lord's Table points forward to this glorious reality and serves to stren...

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Dear Baptized Ones...

Dear Baptized Ones, We have the privilege this Sunday of witnessing the baptism of Pack Calton. As part of this service, we will sing "Wash Me Clean", written by David Wilton and performed by Page CXVI (https://soundcloud.com/pagecxvi/03-wash-me-clean). The song opens with words worthy of our consideration: Wash me clean, In the warm sun dry me Cleanse my heart, From al...

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Youth Group Meeting...Location/Time Change

Parents, Please not that we will be moving our Sunday night youth time to the Lucas home (111 Mayes Farm Rd. Marietta 30064) at least for the next month or so as we work on transitioning out of the Glasses' home. Mike and Charlotte have been nothing but generous with their home and I have expressed our gratitude for all they have done for us as a church. We will also be ...

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The Redemptive Story in Romans Sermon Series

Dear Christ Community, We will begin a 4 week sermon series this Sunday entitled The Redemptive Story in Romans. The redemptive story is broken up into the four categories of Creation, Fall, Redemption, and Restoration which together serve as the overarching backbone of the Gospel narrative. These categories grant Scriptural cohesion and a means of how to think in terms...

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In Preparation for Sunday's Baptism

Dear Baptized Ones, We have the privilege this Sunday of witnessing the baptism of Eamon Jolly. This is a wonderful opportunity for those of you who have been baptized to reflect on and improve your baptism. The Larger Catechism Q. 167 is instructive and helpful to us in this regard as it addresses how our baptism is to be improved by us: A. The needful but much neglecte...

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Preparation for Lord's Supper 12/14

Dear Flock of Christ, We have the unique opportunity this week to celebrate the Lord's Supper in the midst of the Advent season. As we come to the table this coming Sunday, we will participate in and bear witness to the glorious fruit of the first Advent and the promised hope of the last Advent. The words and truths of Isaiah 53 have been encouraging and instructive to ...

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Advent Devotional for 2014

We are entering into the Advent season and also into a new sermon series, "Christmas in Isaiah." Here is a devotional that goes with the sermon series and is also an aid to your worship during this Advent season. ...

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Preparation for the Lord's Supper 11/9

Beloved, We will have the opportunity to participate in the Lord's Supper this coming Sunday. Below is a quote from Mathew Henry in Method of Prayer to help you prepare for this valuable means of grace (italics and bolding are mine): "Most holy, and blessed, and gracious Lord God, will all humility and reverence, I here present myself before Thee, to seek Thy face and en...

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Thoughts on our next sermon series.

Dear Christ Community Church, Our next sermon series which starts this Sunday is called "The Church is Called to be...: Gleanings From Paul's Letters." The series is born out of thinking about how those in our various contexts should describe our church as we seek to live as a kingdom of priests in the midst of a fallen world. I would love for Christ Community to be de...

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Preparing for the Lord's Supper

Dear Beloved in Christ, We will observe the Lord's Supper this coming Sunday, and I wanted to give a few words of encouragement as we prepare to receive the sacrament. I am looking forward to participating in my first Lord's Supper with you all! I love how the Larger Catechism expresses what we truly receive when we participate in a worthy manner in the Lord's Supper. I ...

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