Reducing Possessions Down to the Things That Matter Most
Colin Wright seemed to have it all. A successful, multi-millionaire by the age of 24, he realized there was way more he wanted to accomplish in life than just making as much money as possible. In 2009, he sold everything he owned that wouldn’t fit into a carry-on suitcase (EVERYTHING!)…
Seeking to Understand the Motivation Behind the Most Hated Church in America
Steve Drain is a member of Westboro Baptist Church, a small group of extreme protestors based out of Topeka, Kansas. Founded in 1955, WBC considers itself an “Old School Primitive Baptist Church…”
Essential Strategies for How to Deal with Your Anxiety, Phobias, and Fears
Dr. Matthew Stanford is the CEO of the Hope and Healing Center & Institute in Houston, Texas, and serves as adjunct professor of psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine. He’s an expert on the interplay between psychology and issues of faith…
Debating the differences between Islam and Christianity with an Muslim Imam
Dr. Shabir Ally is a Muslim Imam and serves as the President of the Islamic Information & Dawah Centre in Toronto, Canada. He teaches courses on Arabic, the Quran, and Islam at the University of Toronto, and is known around the world as an expert in Islamic debate and interfaith dialogue.
If you’re sick of nutty Christians arguing on Facebook, I have GREAT news for you.
I talk to my cat a lot. If you spent five minutes with him, you would too. Seriously.
“I believe the gospels are unreliable because of all the contradictions,” someone told me online years ago.
“We don’t understand. We did everything we could.”
VIA CRUCIS, Week 4
Everything Jesus endured in the final hours before his death–demonstrates how great God’s love is for us.
VIA CRUCIS, Week 3
Since the beginning of recorded history, whenever one country would conquer another, the new king would parade his army through the streets of the capital city.
VIA CRUCIS, Week 2
In his book The Cost of Discipleship, Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote, “When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die.”
VIA CRUCIS, Week 1
The events that would lead to Jesus’ death started when the religious leaders of the day learned of his teachings about the Sabbath.
AT THE MOVIES, Week 3
AT THE MOVIES, Week 1
God calls each of us to go on a hero’s journey.
GAME CHANGERS, Week 4
The Parable of the Bags of Gold is one of the most well-known illustrations ever used by Jesus.
GAME CHANGERS, Week 1
This Sunday I talked about how sharing our faith can be challenging.
For most people, church is a building, or an event that you go to – “I’m going to church today.”
This Sunday I talked about our new mission statement here at CCV, which is really YOUR personal mission statement for 2019 and beyond.
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Books by Brian Jones
Finding Favor: God’s Blessings Beyond Health, Wealth, and Happiness
This is a book for people who are discouraged that their life hasn’t turned out the way they wanted.
Second Guessing God (Hanging On When You Can’t See His Plan)
This is a book for people who are wondering why God has allowed them to suffer and want to feel excited about life again.
Getting Rid of the Gorilla (Confessions on the Struggle to Forgive)
This is a book for people who have been hurt by someone and want to know how to move on with their life.
Hell is Real (But I Hate to Admit It)
This is a book for people who want to help their friends but don’t want to resort to weird and manipulative tactics that turn people off.