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Great in Theory

On March 11, 2016, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Great in Theory

Have you ever had a great idea that you didn’t really ever implement?  If so, and it’s likely we all have, what was the reason the idea stalled?  There are a lot of reasons why ideas stop at ideas and never make their way to implementation.  One of the reasons we…

Monday Move – M is for Mulligan

On March 7, 2016, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move – M is for Mulligan

FORE!  That’s the warning sound you hear on a golf course when someone has hit an errant shot & it’s headed your way.  Depending on how far off course the shot is, the person who hit it may have to take a penalty, which only adds to the total of…

Invest & Invite

On March 4, 2016, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Invest & Invite

There are a lot of strategies churches have tried to attract (invite) people to attend church.  A lot of those strategies have been effective while a lot of them – well, not so much.  The most effective invitation strategy is in the context of relationship.  Studies show most people who…

Monday Move – A is for Approachable

On February 29, 2016, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move – A is for Approachable

Today is Monday & it’s also Leap Day.  Leap Day happens in a Leap Year, which happens once every 4 years.  If you want to learn some fun facts about Leap Day and Leap Year, leap over to this blog post for more info: http://franklinccc.org/happy-leap-day/ (sorry for the bad pun…

Missions Moment – Hungary

On February 28, 2016, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Missions Moment – Hungary

As Jesus handed of his mission for the world to his followers, he told them to “go & make disciples of all nations.’  One way churches commonly pursue what Jesus said is sending or supporting people or teams to go to foreign countries communicating the good news of God’s kingdom. …

Happy Leap Day

On February 26, 2016, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Happy Leap Day

This coming Monday will be February 29 – which makes it a Leap Day, which means it’s a Leap Year, which happens only once every 4 years. It was actually the ancient Egyptians that figured out the solar calendar and the 365 day man-made calendars didn’t match up.   It takes…

Monday Move – N is for Notice

On February 21, 2016, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move – N is for Notice

How do you feel when someone notices you?  How do you feel when you go unnoticed?  It might depend on the circumstances, but generally speaking we all like to be noticed. There is a story from Jesus’ life about a blind beggar who, for the most part who seemed to…

Monday Move – L is for…

On February 15, 2016, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move – L is for…

We are very accustomed to focusing the idea of love on beauty and wealth.  It is easy for us to look to love or be loved through our physical looks or prosperity.  Because we are so accustomed to this, it may seem difficult to think about a love that creates…

Happy Valentine’s Day

On February 12, 2016, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Happy Valentine’s Day

You may know Valentine’s Day is February 14, but you may not know how the holiday came about.  It’s a fascinating story in many ways. Valentine’s Day actually originates in a tradition of the Roman Empire called Lupercalia, which was a celebration of fertility that started each year on February 15. …

Monday Move – Better Math

On February 8, 2016, Posted by , In CCC News, With Comments Off on Monday Move – Better Math

If you watched the Super Bowl last night, you were one of an estimated 184 million people to do so.  Some of those 184 million watched just for the commercials, for which companies paid $5 million for every 30 seconds of commercial air time. The players on the winning team…