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Baptism Letter: April 30th

  Dear Baptized Ones,           We have the opportunity to improve upon our baptisms this Sunday in gathered worship as Wes Calton will baptize his and Kelly’s third born son Whitley Benjamin. While baptism will not save Whit, it will serve as a sign of the Lord calling him to respond in repentance from sin and by faith in God&r...

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Weekly Confession: Apr. 30th

  We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance.   We confess that we often fail to listen and respond to Your word that comes to us graciously (Hosea 1:1).   We confess that we are frequently content to continue in the s...

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Weekly Confession: Apr. 23rd

Gracious and Merciful Father,   We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance.   We confess that we often fail to find comfort in the Holy Spirit as a sign and seal of God’s fulfilled redemptive promises (John 16:5-11). ...

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Weekly Confession: April 16th

  Gracious and Merciful Father,   We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance.   We confess that we often fail to walk in the benefits of the historical fact that Jesus has risen indeed from grave (Mark 16:1-7).  ...

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Communion Letter: April 9th

Dear Family at Christ Community,     This Sunday we will partake of the Lord’s Table. As we approach the cross of Jesus in our time hearing from Mark’s Gospel we learn again how necessary this meal is for sinners like us. One of the sobering realities we have observed in Mark is the repeated failures of the disciples to listen, trust and obey. Like...

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Weekly Confession: April 2nd

Gracious and Merciful Father,   We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance.   We confess that by our words and deeds we often accuse Jesus of not being enough for us (Mark 15:1-5).   We confess that we often put our t...

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Weekly Confession: Mar. 26th

Gracious and Merciful Father,   We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance.   We confess that we often betray Jesus with our words and actions (Mark 14:43-52).   We confess that we sometimes break the law and justify ...

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Communion Letter: Mar. 19th

Dear Family at Christ Community,    This Sunday we will have the privilege of celebrating the Lord’s Supper. As we heard from God’s Word last week, the Lord’s Supper visibly reminds us of what the Gospel gives to us— Jesus Himself. It also physically confirms that the Gospel is a reality operative in our lives if we have received Jesus ...

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Weekly Confession: Mar. 19th

Gracious and Merciful Father,   We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance.   We confess that we often make bold claims contrary to Your Word that we cannot accomplish in our own strength (Mark 14:26-31).   We confess...

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Communion Letter: Mar. 5th

Dear Family at Christ Community,      We will begin our sermon series The Passion of Christ in the Gospel of Mark for the Easter season this Sunday. It is fitting that we would celebrate the Lord’s Table together as we embark on a journey through the betrayal, crucifixion, and resurrection of Christ in Mark’s Gospel over the next few weeks. Th...

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