How do we square the knowledge of God’s sovereignty and goodness with challenging circumstances? In this week’s devotion, Kevin Shipp helps us from Isaiah 45 and reminds us that God "bends everything around for a saving purpose….It’s what we love about God. Not even evil can frustrate him. And his surprising strategies are our assurance." ...Keep Reading
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We have a loving, accepting, powerful, sovereign, good, holy, and faithful Friend at all times and in every circumstance. Regardless of where we’re at, we can go to Him and find help and grace in our time of need. We have a refuge from the storm. He will comfort us in our affliction and discipline us in our sin. He will restore us when we are weary. He will never forsake us. Jesus has already given His life for us, so we know He is willing to give us everything else we need....
Stand in awe of God’s great love for you! He set His love on you before the world was formed. He loved you when you were unlovely. He sent His one and only precious Son to rescue you. He gave you new life so that you could respond to Him and enjoy eternal fellowship with Him. It just doesn’t get any better than that. ...
At the root of discontentment is a questioning of God’s goodness, wisdom, love, and justice. In this devotion, Kevin helps us get to the source of our discontentment and shows us from Philippians 4 that when we are enjoying God, we can be happy with very little because we have Him. ...
In this week’s video, Bill talks about the importance of prayer and how the Lord can use this season to make us into a people that pray more. He also answers what that book on his bookshelf labeled "Idiot" is!...Keep Reading
"Sufferings can bring a new dimension of fruitfulness into our lives. It can produce a new gentleness and a tenderness. This was evident in the life of Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones and never more so than in his later years. During his own suffering he remembered others who suffered. In the last year of his life our daughter became seriously ill and died at the age of thirteen. As...Keep Reading
In this week’s video, Bill talks about the importance of reading and shows us some of the books that are encouraging him right now. You’ll even get a glimpse into Bill’s office!...Keep Reading
With the all the information in the news and social media, we wanted to give you faith-building articles and sermons. From short devotional readings to sermon series, “if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” (Phi. 4:8)...Keep Reading
CCK has an opportunity to serve those in our community who have a great need for food and other supplies that would normally be provided to them while school is closed. We work closely with Thrive Parkridge and have asked them how we can serve them during this time. They have given us a list of food and other necessities that would be extremely helpful for some of the stud...Keep Reading
What a comfort the Lord is during times of uncertainty! "When the cares of my heart are many,your consolations cheer my soul" (Ps 94:19). Indeed. Late yesterdayafternoon theGovernor issued a statement asking churches with more than 250 people not to meet tomorrow morning. This statement was posted on the State's website: Heading into the weekend, many Tennesseans w...Keep Reading
Relay March 11th at 7pm Relay, our youth ministry, is meeting this Wednesday at 7 pm at the church building. We'll enjoy a time of singing, studying the Bible, and have snacks and games in the gym afterwards. All teens 6th thru 12th grade are invited, as well as their parents. CU: Sympathy: Following Christ into a hurting world March 22nd and 29th, 2020 God is compa...Keep Reading
Community Groups Meet This Week Our small groups meet in members' homes to share honestly about life and Christ. They meet on various nights of the week all over Knoxville and a few in the Maryville area. More info here. CU: Sympathy: Following Christ into a hurting world March 22nd and 29th, 2020 God is compassionate toward those who have need. Jesus expressed the co...Keep Reading
2020 CCK Women's Conference: Learning Contentment February 28-29,2020 We are excited to have Jani Ortlund and Julie Lowe returning to teach and encourage the women on this most important topic of contentment, being deeply satisfied in the will of God. And just as the Apostle Paul was able to learn the secret of contentment (Philippians 4:11), we can too. You can sign up ...Keep Reading