Beauty of the Gospel Gives Me Courage

BEAUTY OF THE GOSPEL GIVES ME COURAGE EVEN WHEN I FEEL UGLY The gospel is the good news of God’s saving love for us in Christ. It is the message and truth that God, who dwells in unapproachable light and is infinitely holy, loves us and has reconciled us to Himself in Jesus. We were o
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BEAUTY of Christ Outshines ALL Other Beauties

BEAUTY OF CHRIST OUTSHINES ALL OTHER BEAUTIES Naperville, the city I live in, is filled with beauty. There are beautiful people, beautiful homes, a beautiful Riverwalk. There are stores filled with beautiful clothes and barber shops and beauty salons to make your hair look beautiful.
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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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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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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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Advent Over Anxiety Sermon Series

Advent Over Anxiety Sermon Series We recently started a new sermon series at Cross of Christ Fellowship called ‘Advent Over Anxiety.’ I’m excited about this series. Over four weeks we’ll look at different aspects of the incarnation (God’s coming in the fl
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Cookies & Carols 2017

Cookies & Carols 2017 Our church, Cross of Christ Fellowship, is gearing up for Cookies & Carols here in downtown Naperville, on Saturday Dec 16th at 7PM at the DuPage Children’s Museum. This year we are partnering with Family Shelter Service to help victims of domestic
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