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There’s No Greater Love: Bridging The Divide

By C3 Church / March 19, 2018 / Comments Off on There’s No Greater Love: Bridging The Divide

This post is adapted from Pastor Mark Kelsey’s message at the C3 Oxford Falls 10am service on Sunday 18 March. Watch the messages here.    ‘But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ. For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in…

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Steps to Thriving: Connecting with One Another

By Phil Pringle / February 12, 2018 / Comments Off on Steps to Thriving: Connecting with One Another

This post is adapted from Ps Phil’s messages at the C3 Oxford Falls 10am and 6pm services on Sunday 11 February. Watch the messages here.    “…from whom the whole body, joined and knit together by what every joint supplies, according to the effective working by which every part does its share, causes growth of…

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Hope

By Phil Pringle / February 3, 2018 / Comments Off on Hope

 HOPE Romans 15:13   Our God is the God of hope and you and I as His people should bring hope into people’s lives. We should smile and make people feel better for having met us. The world has enough negativity: we, the light of the world shouldn’t be in hiding. This verse begins with…

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God and Happiness

By Phil Pringle / December 18, 2017 / Comments Off on God and Happiness

   SHE LAUGHS Proverbs 31:25   Sometimes our joy gets stolen from us due to the pressures of life. Being in the House of God should help restore our laughter.   Abraham and Sarah – Genesis 18 Ps Phil shared the story of Abraham and Sarah and how at 100 and 90 respectively, God tells…

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A Father’s Love

By Phil Pringle / October 28, 2017 / Comments Off on A Father’s Love

A Father’s Love 1 John 1:3   It is fitting that on Father’s Day, we talk about fathers because, even though we don’t all have fellowship with our earthly fathers, all believers have a heavenly father. John writes here about the importance of this fellowship, which means sharing vision and common purpose. When we share…

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As for Me and My House

By Phil Pringle / October 21, 2017 / Comments Off on As for Me and My House

 AS FOR ME Joshua 24:15   Vision always starts with a seed. Someone who plants a seed establishes a legacy. Everything begins with someone; and that someone could be you. Ps Chris reminded us how C3 started 37 years ago with only 13 people at an Easter service. And look at the amazing legacy those 13 people started!…

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Boundaries

By Phil Pringle / October 17, 2017 / Comments Off on Boundaries

  BOUNDARIES 2 Peter 1:5-9   In this Boundaries series we have been slicing into areas of our lives that need attention, areas where we need to establish boundaries and have the freedom to say “no”. But there’s one area where we may be waiting for God to do what He has asked us to…

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How To Handle Your Emotions

By Phil Pringle / October 17, 2017 / Comments Off on How To Handle Your Emotions

 HOW TO HANDLE YOUR EMOTIONS Proverbs 16:32   As there is such a wide array of emotions we deal with, Ps Phil focused on handling the emotion of anger. If we can learn to control anger, we will find we are empowered to control all our emotions. Anger is just one word used to describe a wide…

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How to Handle Disappointment

By Phil Pringle / October 17, 2017 / Comments Off on How to Handle Disappointment

  HOW TO HANDLE DISAPPOINTMENT Proverbs 13:12   “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But when the desire comes, it is a tree of life.” When people speak about handling disappointment, they often just want to inspire but it is more powerful to give people the tools to navigate the low emotional points of their lives. While…

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Steps of Faith

By Phil Pringle / October 17, 2017 / Comments Off on Steps of Faith

STEPS OF FAITH Hebrews 11:8   “By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to the place which he would receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going.” Hebrews tells us that Abraham went, not knowing where he was going. When God asks you to go,…

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