The Family of God

Parents, siblings, aunts and uncles...You’re committed. You’re bound by deaths, births, and a history of “story” that’s uniquely your own. You’re committed because you’re blood. At CCF, we have something special here - a sense of family that embraces “other” because we share the commonality of Jesus’ blood. We’ve been adopted by the same Father.

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Russians are the Most Privileged Immigrants

I am the most privileged immigrant because I have the option to enjoy aloofness and detach myself from other minorities. I can live quietly and make no noise and continue to patiently prosper without the blame of the white man. I can let other people fight their wars and participate not at all, because only a fool takes up arms against someone else’s enemy.

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One Way Home

Jesus died on our behalf, because God knows our every wrongdoing, and there had to be a punishment for the sin.  And although we often submit again and again to a yoke of slavery (see Galatians 5), acting from our flesh and not in newness of the Spirit, God will not condemn us in the end.

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A Hill To Die On

Jesus’ sacrifice is what gives me the freedom to live my life as he would, without having to prove myself to either the Christian or the non Christian. The certainty and the authority to live out that life unapologetically has only been granted to me by the Holy Spirit.

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