A Prayer for Sunday Morning Worship

O God, prepare my heart to worship you this morning at church. Help me to see the truth of who you are and approach you in light of this reality. You have no needs, but only a fullness that you lovingly share with me. You don’t require me to survive, but I desperately need you for eve
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Cross of Christ Fellowship Year End Update and Stories

CROSS OF CHRIST FELLOWSHIP YEAR END UPDATE AND STORIES In case you missed it or are not signed up to our church plant newsletter, here’s the year end update and some stories. Thank you to all who regularly pray and give to the church plant. You are partners with us a huge help a
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THE Good News

The Gospel is THE Good News I have been preaching through the book of Titus at our church, Cross of Christ Fellowship. It has been a joy and seems so relevant to us in this season of life and ministry. Lately, one thought has been coming to my mind, as I’ve been reflecting on the cont
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God’s Grace to us in Ecclesiology (Titus 1:5)

1:5: God’s Grace to us in Ecclesiology Ecclesiology a theology of the church. What does the Bible teach about the church? What is the church? What is supposed to look like? Who leads it? All of these questions are matters of ecclesiology. In Titus 1:5 we see the pattern given in Scrip
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Titus Sermon Series

TITUS SERMON SERIES Our church, Cross of Christ Fellowship in Naperville IL, just started a sermon series in the book of Titus. I’m looking forward to working through this letter and see how God uses it to shape, instruct, and encourage us. Here’s a link to the sermons: ht
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How Vast the Treasure We Possess (Watts)

How Vast the Treasure We Possess (Watts) Isaac Watts wrote a hymn called “How Vast the Treasure We Possess.” I think the lyrics are wonderful and really reorient our hearts and our thinking in biblical ways. We’re going to sing it at our church (Cross of Christ Fello
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Cross of Christ Fellowship May Newsletter 2018

Cross of Christ Fellowship May Newsletter 2018 As we strive to plant a gospel-centered church in downtown Naperville, we post monthly newsletters about what we have been up to. Here’s the latest newsletter if you missed it: https://mailchi.mp/662dece15d28/new-baby-new-venue-more
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FOUR-Fold Focus for Cross of Christ Fellowship in 2018

FOUR-fold FOCUS For Cross of Christ Fellowship in 2018 (The following is a document we sent out to the congregation to share about what we are praying and working toward together in 2018) A FOUR-FOLD FOCUS FOR CROSS OF CHRIST FELLOWSHIP IN 2018 Another year is before us and under way.
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Hark the Herald Angels Sing SERMON

Hark the Herald Angels Sing SERMON Here’s the manuscript of a message I preached on the text of ‘Hark the Herald Angels Sing’ at our Cookies & Carols service at Cross of Christ Fellowship in 2017: Cookies and Carols 2017 Message Before we continue singing, I want
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December Church Plant Newsletter

December Church Plant Newsletter Here’s the latest newsletter for Cross of Christ Fellowship, our church plant here in Naperville IL. http://mailchi.mp/60083ae2eec2/prayer-requests-and-update
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