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Training to be Outward Focused

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September 4, 2022 • Dr Charles Kyker

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Small Groups

August 28, 2022 • Dr Charles Kyker • 2 Corinthians 1

Where do you turn for comfort, for answers in this post-pandemic grid we find ourselves? Thoughts regarding life, work, and family relationships have been fine-tuned. Many people continue to deal with grief over the loss of a loved one. Extreme loneliness and isolation has caused many to suffer silently. Interruption of work and school routine is still affecting us, resulting in a lack of focus, motivation, meaning and purpose, at some level. Anxiety and depression is a daily battle for many of us. Are you weighed down with troubles? Where do you find respite? This week we are looking at our fifth essential core value represented by the “S” in the acronym of C-H-R-I-S-T. “Small Groups are the best place for life change.”

Incarnational & Inspirational Worship

August 21, 2022 • Dr Charles Kyker

Using the acronym C-H-R-I-S-T, the fourth core value of Christ Church is ‘I’ – “Incarnational and inspirational worship that is relevant and authentic is at the heart of who we are as we help people grow closer in their walk with Christ.” This fourth core value is a big one! What comes to mind when you think about worship? What does worship mean to you—how would you describe (explain, define) worship to someone who has no clue about God, the church, or who Jesus Christ is? Often, even those of us familiar with Christianity and the church may think of worship as a corporate service involving music, teaching, communion, and prayer. Others may think of worship as an event resembling a Christian concert. Still others may think of worship more in terms of a private setting, involving solitude and quiet reflection. Worship means different things to different people. What does the Bible say about worship?

Reaching

August 14, 2022 • Dr Charles Kyker • 1 Corinthians 9

There are six essential core values that keep Christ Church grounded in Scripture, our mission, and focused on the Lord’s work. Today we look at ‘R’ in the acronym of C-H-R-I-S-T – Reaching. Reaching millions of unchurched persons because lost people matter to God. Who is called to go and preach the Gospel? We all are!