Christ Community Chapel - Hudson Campus

Christ Community Chapel - Hudson Campus

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Christ Community Chapel is located in Hudson, Ohio.


Surprisingly Simple - Hospitality
Nov 17 • 30 min
Joe Coffey | This week, Pastor Joe taught us how hospitality is a Surprisingly Simple Way to Make Jesus Famous. Through hospitality, we practice seeing people the way others don’t, caring for them the way others won’t, and sacrificing for them so they can…
Surprisingly Simple - Generosity
Nov 10 • 33 min
Zach Weihrauch | This week, Pastor Zach taught us how generosity is a Surprisingly Simple Way to Make Jesus Famous. We learned that because God has shown his love for us by laying down Jesus’ life for our behalf, we can trust him to take care of us. God…
Surprisingly Simple - Forgiveness
Nov 3 • 32 min
Joe Coffey | Forgiveness is in no way easy, but it’s simple because every day we are given opportunities to offer someone forgiveness. And when we realize how much Jesus has forgiven us, we can no longer hold on to the hurt that has been done to us. Our…
Hebrews Together - Jesus Is Greater Than the Latest Trend
Oct 27 • 32 min
Mike Holwerda | This week we learned about how Jesus is greater than any other trend or teaching. Pastor Mike Holwerda showed us how other popular teachings might seem fair, but in reality, they just give us a checklist that we could never keep in order…
Hebrews Together - Jesus Is Greater Than Your Hero
Oct 20 • 27 min
Joe Coffey | The Bible shares stories about many different heroes who had unwavering faith in God—from Abraham to Moses to Rahab and countless others. All of their stories have one thing in common. They acted out of faith because they were sure of the…
Hebrews Together - Jesus Is Greater Than Any Sacrifice
Oct 13 • 29 min
Joe Coffey | This week Pastor Joe taught us why Jesus’ death on the cross was greater than any other sacrifice that has been made. His sacrifice tells us how broken we are, how much he loves us, but also how we can receive healing for the things we’ve…
Hebrews Together - Jesus Is Greater Than Any High Priest
Oct 6 • 29 min
Joe Coffey | In the Old Testament, we see high priests making sacrifices for the sins of the people and themselves. It was the system God set up to cleanse the souls of his people. The problem with high priests is that they were still human, meaning they…
Hebrews Together - Jesus Is Greater Than You
Sep 29 • 28 min
Joe Coffey | This week we learned that as humans, we inherently struggle to rest our body and soul. It is difficult to not constantly question, “Am I good enough?” or “Have I done enough?”. Rest doesn’t come naturally because we have a hard time believing…
Hebrews Together - Jesus Is Greater Than Moses
Sep 22 • 30 min
Joe Coffey | This week, Pastor Joe taught us why Jesus is greater than Moses. We learned that Jesus is both an apostle and a high priest, making a way to God for us. And nobody, not even Moses, can do what Jesus did by dying on a cross as our sacrificial…
Hebrews Together - Jesus Is Greater Than Angels
Sep 15 • 30 min
Zach Weihrauch | Join us as Pastor Zach continues our Hebrews Together series by sharing why Jesus is greater than angels. Angels carry a temporary message from God, but Jesus is more than a messenger—Jesus has a more authoritative voice than any angel or…
Hebrews Together - Jesus Is Greater Than Any Prophet
Sep 8 • 32 min
Joe Coffey | Hebrews Together is officially here! Pastor Joe kicked off this new series by showing us how Jesus is greater than all the prophets who came before him, delivering messages from God. In Jesus we see more than just a message, we see God fully…
The Transforming Power of Community
Sep 1 • 35 min
Todd Iannetta | This weekend we heard from Pastor Todd Iannetta about the transforming power of community. We learned that not only should our church community be a place that others can be broken, loved, and restored, but that those changes can start…
Orchard NEO Weekend
Aug 25 • 32 min
Orchard NEO Weekend was a celebration of both the mission God has given us as a church, to ensure every neighborhood of Northeast Ohio has an effective gospel-centered church and the role he has given each of us to play in that mission. If you missed it,…
Dirty Dozen - The Paralytic
Aug 18 • 28 min
Joe Coffey | How often do you go to God asking for what you think you need, but he answers that prayer in a different way? Many times we think we know exactly what we need in order to keep us safe, happy, or cared for. But Jesus sees what we really need,…
Dirty Dozen - The Thief on the Cross
Aug 11 • 31 min
Joe Coffey | During Jesus’ crucifixion, two other men, criminals, were crucified with him. The words they exchanged while their deaths quickly approached reveals a great deal of Jesus’ heart and why he saves us. Join us for this message in the Dirty Dozen…
Dirty Dozen - The Canaanite Woman
Aug 4 • 31 min
Zach Weihrauch | Have you ever asked yourself why you think God wants to help you? While it sounds like an odd or harsh question, it reveals a lot about our heart, theology, and expectations of God. Through the gospel, we know that the only reason God…
Dirty Dozen - The Woman Who Made Jesus Late
Jul 28 • 33 min
Joe Coffey | Join us as Pastor Joe preaches from Mark 5:21-43 on how one woman stepping out in faith and believing that even one touch from Jesus could heal her after twelve years of sickness revealed the power of Jesus to everyone around her.
Dirty Dozen - Nicodemus
Jul 21 • 30 min
Mike Holwerda | If Jesus was going to tell someone to change, most people might think Nicodemus would be the last person on that list. He was a Pharisee, ruler of Jews, and a highly moral teacher. He already had all his ducks in a row, nothing left to…
Dirty Dozen - The Woman at the Well
Jul 14 • 33 min
Zach Weihrauch | Sometimes the loudest voices in our head are the negative things that people have said about us. Maybe you grew up hearing negative things from parents, friends, or teachers about who you are and what you’re worth. It’s hard not to let…
Dirty Dozen - Zacchaeus
Jul 7 • 32 min
Zach Weihrauch | An encounter with Jesus always produces change is us, even those of us who seemingly already have all we need. Join us as Pastor Zach preaches about from Luke 19:1-10 on what made Zaccheus an unlikely person to change by explaining why…
Dirty Dozen - Thomas
Jun 30 • 30 min
Joe Coffey | The entirety of our Christian faith anchors on one thing: the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. So when we are asked to believe that the Son of God was killed, buried, and then walked out of the grave, is it any wonder that we…
Dirty Dozen - Mary Magdalene
Jun 23 • 28 min
Joe Coffey | We’ve all been there, in a situation where we don’t know what to do or say. Maybe it’s a person on the street asking for money, or a tragic situation in a friend’s life. We often find ourselves in circumstances where we just can’t find the…
Dirty Dozen - Peter
Jun 16 • 31 min
Joe Coffey | Have you ever felt like you’re not worthy of Jesus’ love because you have failed him in some way? If so, you’re in good company. Even Peter, called to be the rock upon which Jesus would build his church, failed Jesus pretty spectacularly.…
Dirty Dozen - The Demon Possessed Man
Jun 9 • 33 min
Todd Iannetta | It’s easy for us to look around, see people who have ended up at terrible points in their lives by making bad decisions, and think, “That could never be me.” Should we be so sure, though? There is a road to evil, but most people don’t…
Dirty Dozen - Levi
Jun 2 • 30 min
Joe Coffey | Followers of Christ are often characterized as the “good people” living clean lives, but when we look at those who first followed Jesus, we realize that many definitely don’t fit that description. Take Matthew for instance: He was a tax…
Micah 6:8 Weekend - How RZIM Makes Jesus Famous
May 26 • 39 min
Nine years ago, Sanj Kalra gave his life to Jesus, going through what he calls a “Saul to Paul” conversion. Through forgiveness and reconciliation with God, he not only turned away from a sinful life, but eventually became a globe-traveling speaker for…
Great Question - If God is real and loves us, why doesn’t he make himself more obvious?
May 19 • 28 min
Joe Coffey | When we look for evidence of God, we might search for a loud voice to roll through the earth, or for writing to appear in the sky. Maybe we think that if God is real and loves us, he won’t allow tragedies to happen in our lives. Scripture…
Great Question - What can God tell me that science can’t?
May 12 • 26 min
Joe Coffey | What can God tell us that science can’t? Sometimes it feels easy to explain away any problem we face, whether it’s in our own life or another’s. There is a simple answer as to why socioeconomic problems exist, research to prove why some…
Great Question - How can God be loving and send people to Hell?
May 5 • 32 min
Zach Weihrauch | Conversations about hell can be personal and painful. Maybe you’ve been told you will go to hell, or maybe you’re unsure about what happened to a loved one after their passing. It can be difficult to understand why a loving God would send…
Great Question - If God is good, why is my life full of pain and difficulty?
Apr 28 • 33 min
Joe Coffey | At some point in life, everyone will face trials of suffering, it’s an inevitable part of the human experience. But how do we make sense of God’s goodness along with the bad things that happen to us? One thing we know from Scripture is that…
Only Jesus - Offers Forgiveness
Apr 21 • 29 min
Joe Coffey | “It is finished.” The last three words Jesus spoke before his final breath hold significant meaning. They signify the cost of forgiveness, the reality that the Son of God had to die in order for our relationship with God to be restored. Tune…
Only Jesus - Offers a Home
Apr 14 • 29 min
Joe Coffey | The idea of home means different things to different people. For some, it’s a place or a person, maybe for others, it’s a specific smell or sound that feels like home. We all long for a place where we fit, a place where we are comfortable,…
Only Jesus - Offers Hope
Apr 7 • 32 min
Zach Weihrauch | In the chaos of life, we can start to feel like God is far removed from the pain and frustration of our daily lives. Maybe we know that he is all-knowing and that we can go to him and prayer, but we forget that he is a God of empathy, who…
Only Jesus - The True Shepherd
Mar 31 • 30 min
Joe Coffey | John 10:7-15 compares humans to sheep, making the claim that Jesus is our one true shepherd. The funny part about that? Sheep are extremely dumb, dependent, and in constant need of direction from their shepherd. Tune in as Pastor Joe explains…
Only Jesus - Offers Sight
Mar 24 • 29 min
Joe Coffey | Often times when things go wrong we are tempted to think one of two things: this is my fault, or there is someone else I can blame for this. We bounce between anger and guilt, continually asking why we are hurting and why bad things are…
Only Jesus - Offers Light
Mar 17 • 31 min
Zach Weihrauch | Sometimes life feels like we are walking around in darkness. At times we are unsure which decision is the right one, wondering where we should go next, and asking God why hard things are happening to us. We’ve all been there. The truth…
Only Jesus - Offers Life
Mar 10 • 31 min
Todd Iannetta | It’s easy to think if we just had a little bit more of one thing, we’d be content. “If I just had a little bit more money, if I lost a little bit more weight, if my wife just listened a little bit better, then I’d be happy.” We all have…
Only Jesus - Offers Joy
Mar 3 • 28 min
Joe Coffey | John 2:1-11 tells the often referenced story of Jesus surprising guests at a wedding by turning water into wine. This surprises many people, because it may seem odd that the first miracle Jesus ever performed publicly was turning one beverage…
Christianity: Famous of Infamous? - Good or Bad for the World
Feb 24 • 37 min
Joe Coffey | With so many religions, political parties, and special interest groups in our culture, why should Christianity be the best thing for this world? This week Pastor Joe discusses why the “Shalom,” a Hebrew word meaning peace, wholeness, and…
Christianity: Famous of Infamous? - Justice or Injustice
Feb 17 • 36 min
Mike Holwerda | Life is full of “that’s not right” moments. But have you ever stopped to wonder… how did we get here? So often, we find that the church is implicit with the injustices of our time. We tend to be more involved in church-things than…
Christianity: Famous or Infamous? - Judgmental or Merciful
Feb 10 • 30 min
Joe Coffey | A recent study found that 87% of people outside the church view Christians as judgemental. In contrast, during Jesus’ lifetime he was accused of many things, but never of being judgemental. Nobody wants to admit that they have a habit of…
Christianity: Famous or Infamous? - Us vs. Them
Feb 3 • 31 min
Joe Coffey | The Bible has a lot to say about equality, but what does that matter for us today? In this message, Pastor Joe starts off the new series, Christianity: Famous of Infamous?, by speaking on the idea of “Us vs. Them.” Listen to learn how the…
Make Jesus Famous - In Our Region
Jan 27 • 41 min
Joe Coffey & Zach Weihrauch | As we continue to Make Jesus Famous this year, Pastor Joe introduces new staff member, Zach Weihrauch, who is leading our new church planting initiative, Orchard NEO. Listen as Zach shares about the importance of The Great…
Make Jesus Famous - In Your Community
Jan 20 • 35 min
Joe Coffey | After focusing on our homes, Pastor Joe shares how the next step in Making Jesus Famous is to make Him known in our communities. Listen as we learn how we can start by focusing on sharing Jesus with one friend this year, being intentional in…
Make Jesus Famous - In Your Home
Jan 13 • 32 min
Joe Coffey | In this message Pastor Joe shares that a good place to start Making Jesus Famous is in our homes. As we invite Jesus into our homes, he sees us for who we really are and transforms our hearts. We can celebrate and remember all that God has…
Make Jesus Famous - Make Jesus Famous
Jan 6 • 27 min
Joe Coffey | This week Pastor Joe introduces our theme for 2019: Make Jesus Famous! Listen as he shares about what it means to make Jesus famous, why we should worry about making him famous, and how we can all use our personal stories of how Jesus has…
The Night Everything Changed - Coming Home (Christmas Eve)
Dec 24, 2018 • 14 min
Joe Coffey | This Christmas Eve we hear from Pastor Joe as we’re reminded of the love, grace, and forgiveness of God that can only be found at home with Jesus Christ, the one true King, and Savior.
The Night Everything Changed - The Wise Men
Dec 23, 2018 • 43 min
Joe Coffey | This week in our ongoing series called The Night That Everything Changed, we look at how three different groups of people respond to Jesus in the story of the wise men. Everyone has a response to the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem. Does your…
The Night Everything Changed - Mary and Joseph
Dec 16, 2018 • 32 min
Joe Coffey | The birth of any baby brings with it a lot of changes for new parents, but the birth of Jesus likely changed a lot for many closest to him. Among other things, the birth of Jesus likely changed the way Mary and Joseph saw God, the way they…
The Night Everything Changed - The Shepherds: No More Fear
Dec 9, 2018 • 29 min
Joe Coffey | We’re focusing on the birth of Jesus with the last sermon series of the year, The Night Everything Changed. This week, we look at the shepherds who were present the night Jesus was born, Emmanuel. This particular week, we seek a better…
Transformed Serve 101 - The Power to Serve
Dec 2, 2018 • 29 min
Joe Coffey | In our short series on what it means to serve Christ, we look to the third pillar of our purpose statement to know Jesus, to grow in your relationship with him, and to serve him. This we open Luke 10 and discuss the power that believers have…
Transformed Serve 101 - The Reason to Serve
Nov 25, 2018 • 33 min
Joe Coffey | In our short series on what it means to serve Christ, we look to the third pillar of our purpose statement to know Jesus, to grow in your relationship with him, and to serve him. This week we share incredible stories and turn to Deuteronomy…
Ephesians - Old Enemy, New Battle
Nov 18, 2018 • 30 min
Joe Coffey | As we bring to close our series on the book of Ephesians, we look to Ephesians 6:10-20 and the ongoing spiritual battle that we as believers are to be ready for.
Ephesians - New Power
Nov 11, 2018 • 30 min
Jimmy Kozy | This week, hear from Jimmy Kozy, the Student Ministry Pastor of the Hudson Campus. On this special Student Ministries weekend, we celebrate how our student ministries live out their mission to lead students to meet Jesus and take steps toward…
Ephesians - New Marriage
Nov 4, 2018 • 25 min
Joe Coffey | This week in our study on the book of Ephesians, we turn to Chapter 5, which follows Paul’s encouragement to live according to the example that Christ left for us. In verses 18-33, Paul asks the recipients of his letter to walk in love before…
Ephesians - New Walk
Oct 28, 2018 • 37 min
Mike Holwerda | TAs we continue taking strides together through the book of Ephesians, we look to Chapter 5 to and discuss what it means to walk in newness as a follower of Jesus Christ.
Ephesians - New Walk
Oct 28, 2018 • 37 min
Todd Iannetta | As we continue taking strides together through the book of Ephesians, we look to Chapter 5 to and discuss what it means to walk in newness as a follower of Jesus Christ.
Ephesians - New Self
Oct 21, 2018 • 30 min
Joe Coffey | Our walk together through the book of Ephesians continues as we look at the second half of Chapter 4. Here we begin to answer the question, “How does someone really change?” We learn that Paul believes it starts with the mind, then the heart,…
Ephesians - New Community
Oct 14, 2018 • 35 min
Joe Coffey | This week in our ten-week walk together through the book of Ephesians, we pause in Ephesians 4:1-6 to learn how grace revives individuals who believes in Jesus, and in turn the community around them.
Ephesians - New Purpose
Oct 7, 2018 • 30 min
Joe Coffey | We continue our series through the book of Ephesians this week, looking to the third chapter of Ephesians to define the new purpose believers have in Christ. Apostle Paul reminds us that we can trust God now and always, with the purpose of…
Ephesians - New Family
Sep 30, 2018 • 33 min
Sean Mabee | Our ten-week series through Ephesians continues this week as we look to the tail-end of Chapter 2, verses 11-22. This particular week we discuss how being transformed unites and builds together God’s children as one new family in Christ.
Ephesians - New Life
Sep 23, 2018 • 31 min
Jimmy Kozy | This week, we continue our ten-week series through the book of Ephesians. We move on to Chapter 2 of Ephesians and look to verses 1-10 as we reflect on how all of his children have individually been created and designed to do great things,…
Ephesians - New Life
Sep 23, 2018 • 33 min
Todd Iannetta | This week, we continue our ten-week series through the book of Ephesians. We move on to Chapter 2 of Ephesians and look to verses 1-10 as we reflect on how all of his children have individually been created and designed to do great things,…
Ephesians - New Hope
Sep 16, 2018 • 30 min
Joe Coffey | This week, we continue our ten-week study through the book of Ephesians as learn about the new hope we have in Christ. We look to a prayer of Paul’s in the second half of Ephesians 1 and reflect on what it means to share in the power and…
Ephesians - New Status
Sep 9, 2018 • 33 min
Joe Coffey | This week we kick off our new series on the book of Ephesians by exploring our new status as believers, having been saved by the work of Christ for a specific purpose.
Stand Alone - What Do You Treasure?
Sep 2, 2018 • 30 min
Our friend Tom Randall reminds us to keep our perspective attuned to the works of God, in hopes that we might catch even the unseen ways that he protects his children. What do you treasure? We can say with confidence that our father in heaven treasures us.
Transformed Grow 101 - A Different Way to Heal
Aug 26, 2018 • 32 min
Joe Coffey | This week, we conclude our series on growing in Christ as we explore our own brokenness and hear a different way to heal. Pastor Joe surveys stories of Jesus, the Great Physician, to show that spiritual healing is available in Christ if we…
Transformed Grow 101 - A Different Way to Learn
Aug 19, 2018 • 31 min
Caleb Eernisse | We exist to see people come to know Jesus, grow in him, and serve him daily. This week, we continue our discussion on what it means to grow in Jesus and live differently as we survey what Romans 12:1-2 teaches us.
Transformed Grow 101 - A Different Way to Learn
Aug 19, 2018 • 31 min
Mike Holwerda | We exist to see people come to know Jesus, grow in him, and serve him daily. This week, we continue our discussion on what it means to grow in Jesus and live differently as we survey what Romans 12:1-2 teaches us.
Transformed Grow 101 - A Different Way to Live
Aug 12, 2018 • 34 min
Joe Coffey | Why does CCC gather together in worship, love, and service the way that we do? This week, we read through the end of Acts 2 and consider an entirely different way to live together as a church in hopes to be changed ourselves and to change…
Micah 6:8 / RZIM Weekend - Reasoning My Way to Faith
Aug 5, 2018 • 41 min
Abdu Murray | When you are confronted with the truth, sometimes the truth hurts. This week, we hear Abdu Murray share the story of his faith as it changed from Islam to Christ, from what he understood merely as a set of rules and regulations to a…
Shift - The Holy Spirit
Jul 29, 2018 • 31 min
Joe Coffey | This week, we look at the source of the power that transforms us, the Holy Spirit, as well as how it is that God uses the Holy Spirit to change us. We see that the Holy Spirit renews us from the inside out, empowering us to live for Christ.
Shift - Beauty
Jul 22, 2018 • 33 min
Joe Coffey | Beauty draws us in, attracting us and affecting us in powerful ways. It can focus our attention, refresh us and make intimidating change feel worth it… empowering us to be transformed. To be what God wants us to be, we must first see and…
Shift - Suffering
Jul 15, 2018 • 27 min
Joe Coffey | Suffering is one of the best and most terrible gifts God gives us. No one wants to experience suffering, yet when we do, we often find that God uses it to show what we truly believe and truly love. Suffering can make us angry or confused, but…
Shift - Mentors
Jul 8, 2018 • 31 min
Todd Iannetta | As we continue our focus on how God shapes our lives through impactful interactions and subtle shifts, we’re looking at the importance of mentorships. Without mentors, we wouldn’t know how to do anything… Learning from others is an…
Shift - Friends
Jul 1, 2018 • 30 min
Joe Coffey | From the very earliest days of the church, fellowship with cherished friends has been an important part of the Christian experience. God never meant for man to be alone, and we find that strong relationships with other followers of Jesus are…
Man Month - A Man of Purity
Jun 24, 2018 • 38 min
Mike Holwerda | Men are called in the Bible to be leaders within their households and beyond, but what does that look like today? As we continue our series called “Man Month” at CCC, this week we discuss what it means to live like a man of purity in our…
Man Month - A Man of Purity
Jun 24, 2018 • 33 min
Jimmy Kozy | Men are called in the Bible to be leaders within their households and beyond, but what does that look like today? As we continue our series called “Man Month” at CCC, this week we discuss what it means to live like a man of purity in our…
Man Month - A Man and His Legacy
Jun 17, 2018 • 32 min
Jim Colledge | This week, we continue “Man Month” at CCC as we discuss a man and his legacy. We all have a legacy, whether good or not so good, and Pastor Jim Colledge takes us to Nehemiah 5:17-19 and 13:14-31 to reflect on how it is that we will be…
Man Month - A Man of Courage
Jun 10, 2018 • 29 min
Joe Coffey | This week, we look at what it means to be courageous as a man of God, persevering through suffering and finding ways to become more like Jesus in the process. Courage is the motivation to do something challenging because you have a commitment…
Man Month - A Man After God’s Heart
Jun 3, 2018 • 35 min
Caleb Eernisse | This week, we kick off “Man Month” at CCC by talking about what it looks like to be a “man after God’s own heart,” much like King David was. Whether you’re “feasting on the Word of God” by reading, studying and acting upon Biblical truth,…
Agents of Change - The Bible
May 27, 2018 • 33 min
Mike Holwerda | The Bible is a book that has the ability to reshape lives. In a “post-truth” society, it is as important as ever that we recognize God’s word as authoritative in our lives. The Bible won’t change us if we compromise on what it says, nor if…
Agents of Change - The Bible
May 27, 2018 • 32 min
Todd Iannetta | The Bible is a book that has the ability to reshape lives. In a “post-truth” society, it is as important as ever that we recognize God’s word as authoritative in our lives. The Bible won’t change us if we compromise on what it says, nor if…
Agents of Change - Worship
May 20, 2018 • 31 min
Joe Coffey | We often think of worshiping as a choice, but in reality, everyone worships something. We all have a desire for something greater than ourselves, and that’s why we become fans of sports teams, musicians, actors and other entities to the…
Agents of Change - The Gospel
May 13, 2018 • 27 min
Joe Coffey | Good news has the power to impact us and change us long-term. There is no more striking example of this truth than the gospel of Jesus Christ, which is so good, so strong, so wonderful and goes so deep that it has the power to change you…
Agents of Change - Prayer
May 6, 2018 • 33 min
Joe Coffey | This week, Pastor Joe kicks off a new series called “Agents of Change,” focusing on the nature of prayer and its ability to impact our lives. While the power of prayer can be hard to measure, the Bible makes it clear that prayer is an…
Freedom to Change - Refreshers of the Heart
Apr 29, 2018 • 30 min
Tom Randall | In Philemon 1:7, we hear Paul say to his friend Philemon, “Your love has given me great joy and encouragement, because you, brother, have refreshed the hearts of the Lord’s people.” As missionary and chaplain Tom Randall explains today…
Freedom to Change - Too Much Money
Apr 22, 2018 • 29 min
Joe Coffey | In Mark 10:23, we hear Jesus say, “How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God!” It is a verse that can make us uncomfortable, as most of us have more than we need yet don’t like parting with our riches. While money can be a…
Freedom to Change - Too Much Doubt
Apr 15, 2018 • 29 min
Joe Coffey | This week, we look at the story of Thomas, the disciple of Jesus infamous for his doubt. While he may have been among the first Christians to express doubt in Jesus, he was far from the last. There is a type of healthy doubt that helps to…
Freedom to Change - Too Much Sin (RZIM Weekend)
Apr 8, 2018 • 36 min
Sam Allberry | In John 4, we read the story of Jesus’ encounter with an outcast woman drawing water from a well. It would have been a scandalous story during those days, as men were not supposed to speak to women they didn’t know—especially not with…
The Cross Changes Everything - If It’s True
Apr 1, 2018 • 22 min
Joe Coffey | If the story of Jesus’ death on the cross is true, it means God knows you and loves you completely, which can change who you are. This Easter, Pastor Joe explains that in dying on the cross for our sins, Jesus offers us something for our…
The Cross Changes Everything - The Way Home
Mar 25, 2018 • 26 min
Joe Coffey | “Home” has an important meaning to most of us. We’ve heard quotes like “home is where the heart is,” “there’s no place like home” and so on all the time in our culture… And for good reason: home, after all, should be a safe place where we…
The Cross Changes Everything - The Way to Be Free
Mar 18, 2018 • 28 min
Joe Coffey | In many ways, Jesus’ death on the cross gave us freedom. We became free from the law of sin and death, allowing us to flourish as we recognize we are justified through Jesus and nothing else. This week, Pastor Joe explains that, thanks to the…
The Cross Changes Everything - The Way to Endurance
Mar 11, 2018 • 30 min
Todd Iannetta | The concept of suffering is central to the Christian faith. Our most important symbol, the cross, is a symbol of suffering, shame, and death, after all. While this may not sound too encouraging on the surface, when you understand who Jesus…
The Cross Changes Everything - The Way to Endurance
Mar 11, 2018 • 26 min
Jimmy Kozy | The concept of suffering is central to the Christian faith. Our most important symbol, the cross, is a symbol of suffering, shame and death, after all. While this may not sound too encouraging on the surface, when you understand who Jesus was…
The Cross Changes Everything - The Way to Forgiveness
Mar 4, 2018 • 32 min
Joe Coffey | Every human soul is afflicted with two deadly diseases: guilt and shame. As sinful people, we can’t break free of the cycle of guilt and shame on our own… But while trespasses can’t be healed, they can be paid for. By suffering on the cross…
Stand Alone - CCC Kids Weekend
Feb 25, 2018 • 25 min
Joe Coffey | In 3 John 1:4, the disciple John says that there is no greater joy than to hear his children are walking in the truth… We agree. When the next generation is raised up in the ways of the Lord, it’s good for them, it’s good for us and it’s good…
Transformed Know 101 - Inside and Outside
Feb 18, 2018 • 19 min
Joe Coffey | Jesus lit the fuse of a movement that upended the ancient world and continues to rock our world to this day. The process that transformed his followers who in turn transformed the world is the same process today: it takes place on the inside…
Transformed Know 101 - Belong
Feb 11, 2018 • 29 min
Caleb Eernisse | We all have a natural desire to belong, and when we choose to follow Jesus and become a Christian, we find that we suddenly belong to the worldwide family of his followers known as “the church.” As members of the church, we are told in I…
Transformed Know 101 - Belong
Feb 11, 2018 • 33 min
Mike Holwerda | We all have a natural desire to belong, and when we choose to follow Jesus and become a Christian, we find that we suddenly belong to the worldwide family of his followers known as “the church.” As members of the church, we are told in I…
Transformed Know 101 - Believe
Feb 4, 2018 • 30 min
Todd Iannetta | The first step toward being transformed and achieving great things through Christ is believing. It may sound basic, but it can often feel like taking a huge jump. We may know that there is great joy and freedom through faith in God, but it…
Transformed in 2018 - God Can Use You to Change the World
Jan 28, 2018 • 30 min
Joe Coffey | This January, we’re focusing as a church on three bold claims of Christianity: you can know God, God can change you and God can use you to change the world. This week, we investigate the third claim, recognizing that Christianity has changed…
Transformed in 2018 - You Can Change
Jan 21, 2018 • 32 min
Joe Coffey | As we focus this year on knowing God, being changed by him and then being used to change the world, one of the first things we must realize is that we need to change. On the surface, that isn’t exactly hard… Many of us made New Year’s…
Transformed in 2018 - You Can Know God
Jan 14, 2018 • 30 min
Joe Coffey | In Ephesians 2:1-10, we read that we were dead in our trespasses and sins, but because of God’s great love and grace, we have been saved. Because we are naturally spiritually dead, we have little desire to put God at the center of our lives.…
Transformed in 2018 - The Need
Jan 7, 2018 • 29 min
Joe Coffey | Each January, we set a theme for the year as a church, focusing either on “breathing out” to forward God’s kingdom in the world, or “breathing in” to grow closer to God. This year, we’ll be doing the latter, as we all take the challenge to be…