COOKIES & CAROLS 2019: Naperville

This Saturday, from 6-8, Cross of Christ Fellowship, our church in Naperville, is hosting Cookies & Carols. We’ll be meeting at the Old Stone Church (14 S Washington St.), which is where we host Sunday morning worship services. It will be an evening of singing carols, consid
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Methods of Evangelism

I saw down with my friend Joel Settecase, of the THINK INSTITUTE, to talk about different methods of evangelism. Some of these we use at our church in Naperville, Cross of Christ Fellowship. I hope you find the discussion edifying and helpful!
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Phil 1:3 A Reflection and Prayer: MY God

Lord, I praise you that you are our Father (1:2) and as our Father you known my deepest and most profound needs. I am thank you that though I was once estranged and alienated from you (Col 1:21), you brought me near through Jesus Christ and made me a child of God(John 1:12-13) . Now I
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A Small Group Intro to Philippians

Introduction: Starting on September 22nd at Cross of Christ Fellowship, we will be going through the book of Philippians together as a church. This sermon series will take us through the end of 2019. To prepare for this series, tonight we will spend some time becoming more acquainted
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Self-Destructive Nature of Sin

In preaching through Habakkuk at Cross of Christ Fellowship, our church in Naperville, I was delighted to see a truth in one of the passages, which I had not thought of for a while. The truth is this: sin is self-destructive and no one can thwart God who is invincible. We see this in
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Waiting on the LORD and Walking By Faith

Our church in Naperville, Cross of Christ Fellowship, is spending some time this summer in the Old Testament book of Habakkuk. In the book, we see the prophet perplexed at the evil circumstances around him (1:2-4); we also see him perplexed by how God plans to respond through bringing
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Habakkuk Reflections

I’m preaching through Habakkuk at Cross of Christ Fellowship, our church in Naperville. Here’s a few thoughts from my sermon prep: -The theme of Habakkuk is ‘the righteous living by faith.’ or, ‘The righteous living by faith in God who is just, good, and sovereign ev
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The Burial of Jesus

I recently preached on the burial of Jesus from Matthew 27:55-66 at Cross of Christ Fellowship, our church in Naperville. Here are some of my notes. The main melody of this passage is the burial of Jesus, but the supporting voices are the women witnesses, Joseph of Arimathea’s act, an
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Cross of Christ Fellowship Video Update

Here’s a video with some highlights from the past year of Cross of Christ Fellowship: If you are looking to be part of a church in naperville, join us on Sunday morning at 10!
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Jesus: Offensive to the Religious and Secular

If you have listened or read much of Tim Keller, you know that he does a great job of reminding us how the gospel is different from self-righteous religion and from irreligion. I find this to be a helpful contrast to keep in mind as I read through the Scriptures and think about the Ch
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