Tag: churchfamily

The Parson is Converted!

Challenge Central: a CBC devotional By: Lars Janssen I recently read of a pastor named William Haslam (1817-1905), who was ordained into the Church of England in 1842. An interesting feature of this man’s ministry career is that he didn’t become a Christian until 1851. He diligently ministered to his congregation of Christians in North […]

On The Road to Recovery

Challenge Central: a CBC devotional By: Roger Wood Early Sunday morning on April 3rd, I took a tumble down our front hall stairs, breaking my pelvis and bruising my rib cages. In a few seconds I went from being a healthy senior to one that was facing some months of rehabilitation. Like many men, I […]

The Dead Will Hear

Challenge Central: a CBC devotional By: Pastor Lars Janssen Today, I had the opportunity to hear about what God has been doing in a friend’s life. As the story progressed, it was amazing to hear about God sustaining through sorrow, protecting from fraud, and evangelizing the lost. The story was filled with deep sadness and […]

No Substitute for Time Spent

Challenge Central: a CBC devotional By: Pastor Lars Janssen There is no substitute for time spent with a friend. Sometimes the most trivial moments become more meaningful than we ever expected. Things like a casual conversation or a shared trip to a familiar place circle back months or years later as evidence of a deepening […]