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Monday Move – InEscapable Obligations

On May 15, 2017, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move – InEscapable Obligations

In the book, Who is this Man? by John Ortberg, he devotes a whole chapter to Jesus’ inescapable impact on how women are viewed and treated.  He describes in contrast how women were viewed and treated in the ancient Greco-Roman world. According to the Law of Romulus (founder & first…

InEscapable – Ads vs. Funerals

On May 8, 2017, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on InEscapable – Ads vs. Funerals

In the 2009 book, They Like Jesus But Not The Church, author Dan Kimball talks about how a lot of people have walked away from the church (or never engaged with the church to begin with) but are still very interested in spiritual matters and actually very much like Jesus….

Monday Move – Us versus Them

On May 1, 2017, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move – Us versus Them

It’s Us versus Them!  You’re either for me or against me!  You’re either my friend or my enemy!  It’s far too easy to live life that way.  It may be the common (or even easy) way of life, but there’s often more to life than what’s common or easy. Part…

Monday Move – InEscapable Pull of Politics

On April 24, 2017, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move – InEscapable Pull of Politics

Two topics we are generally told to avoid are religion and politics.  If we want to stir up a little controversy in a conversation, all we have to do is ask people their opinion about something related to one of these two subjects. You’ve probably noticed that today’s political climate…

Monday Move – InEscapable Easter Greetings!

On April 17, 2017, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move – InEscapable Easter Greetings!

Easter’s a pretty big deal for followers of Jesus!  Easter is such a big deal that the entire Christian faith hinges on this one moment in history.  There is no other faith that hinges on just one moment in history – not Judaism, not Buddhism, not Hinduism, not Islam, nor…

Monday Move – InEscapable Greatness?

On April 10, 2017, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move – InEscapable Greatness?

Jesus was not a great man!  Depending on what you know about and where you are in relationship to/with Jesus that might be a pretty shocking statement.  After all, Jesus is one of the most familiar figures in all of history (if not the most familiar) and his impact on…

Monday Move – Big Time Mess

On March 20, 2017, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move – Big Time Mess

Did you know, though, that studies show holding hands triggers chemical reactions in our minds that simply make us feel better about life? These studies show that holding hands decreases stress, lowers blood pressure (which is good for the heart), increases relational bonding, fights fear, provides a sense of safety…

Monday Move – Big Time Part

On March 13, 2017, Posted by , In CCC News, By , With Comments Off on Monday Move – Big Time Part

Have you ever been a big time part of a big time promise being fulfilled?  Was it a promise you made to someone else?  Was it a promise someone else made that you served a role in fulfilling?  One of the interesting things about fulfilling promises is sometimes it doesn’t…

Monday Move – Big Time Wrestling

On March 6, 2017, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move – Big Time Wrestling

So, here’s one of the most foundational questions of life!  It’s a question that has haunted us for decades and has been debated in all corners of the country.  When the answer to this question is right, all is right in the world.  When the answer to this question is…

Monday Move – Big Time Name & Fame

On February 27, 2017, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move – Big Time Name & Fame

The words “big time” can carry a variety of meanings.  We say someone “hits the big time” when they are seemingly successful in gaining popularity or fame.  We say we want something “big time” when we really want it. In CCC’s “Big Time” series, the idea that God made some…