A Simple Guide to Enjoying the Old Testament

May 24, 2019 By: Phil Schaefer

Many of us have an aversion to reading the Old Testament. It is cumbersome, complex, and oftentimes confusing. We naturally ask ourselves, “What am I supposed to get out of this?” So to make our task a little easier I have outlined a few basic steps to help us appreciate the Old Testament more, and to motivate us

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Black History Month

February 21, 2019 By: Phil Schaefer

I am in the middle of reading a book by Martin Luther King Jr. titled, Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? It was written 51 years ago in 1967, a year before Dr. King was assassinated. In it, he wrestles with and articulates a way forward for our nation: the black community and the white community. I find i

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African Christian Fellowship Conference Recap

June 22, 2017 By: Emily Jennings

The African Christian Fellowship Conference was a great experience for all involved! It was truly a blessing to be able to serve our African brothers and sisters in this way. Pastor Nene and Pastor Jean Claude were very blessed by everyone who helped serve. The African groups that attended really seemed to enjoy th

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Happy M-others Day!

May 12, 2017 By: Kaylyn Briscoe

This Mother’s Day I want to write to those who are mothers from the perspective of heaven. This is a day that is celebratory for many but a sad reminder for others. This is for the others. By others, I am mean those who have dreamed of being a mother, but the first letter, “m,” was never added to them –

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Meet Sarah Boyce

May 11, 2017 By: Elizabeth Stott

We are excited to welcome our new Receptionist - Sarah Boyce! We have asked her a few questions so that we can all get to know Sarah - the one who is behind the lovely voice that you now hear when you call CF.A Little About Sarah:Tell us a little about your family. I am married to Kenny.  We met at the

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Guests Are Coming!

April 11, 2017 By: Debbie Koske

Every Easter, we expect an extra large crowd and many first time guests! If you are part of the CF family, let's make an extra effort to be a good host or hostess!Here are some things you can do to make our guests feel welcomed and special:Carpool - Bringing only one car per household will open up park

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Is Easter more than just eggs and candy?

April 11, 2017 By: Elizabeth Stott

As Easter is approaching, we have asked several people who are a part of Christian Fellowship to share what Easter means to them. Here are some of the responses we have received: "Finally rescued! A new beginning, a new life, and a new hope." - James Laney "Living in a middle-eastern country where 99% of the people

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Recognizing and Treating Clinical Depression

February 9, 2017 By: Sunmolu Shoyinka

Depression is one of the commonest mental health conditions worldwide, affecting over 350 million people according to the WHO. It is now recognized as an extremely important medical condition and is one of the leading causes of disability. Depressive disorder affects individuals from all walks of life. Women are at

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My Baptism Story

January 19, 2017 By: Tara Freeman

I remember it clearly, I was 12 starting 8th grade at a new school in a new town and my life was ridiculously messy. It was just me and a single parent. The rest of my family was scattered and had already stopped going to church, so I started walking to a church. I’d wanted to be baptized since I was 7. I was tol

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Making A Prayer Play List

January 19, 2017 By: Deb Schaefer

Since January 1, 2017, we, as a church, have been having thirty-one consecutive evenings of prayer. We are now two weeks into our thirty-one days. For those of you who have not been able to attend, we spend an hour together waiting with God from 7:00-8:00 p.m. each evening. We have been playing a list of songs each

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