Resilience, or the ability to bounce back in the midst of adversity, is one of those words that communicate inspiration, power, and perseverance. However, we often overlook the most important part of resilience, the “hard times and adversity” part.Read More
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.Read More
This past Sunday we kicked-off our new learning series, Make Room, encouraging and challenging us to be proactive and invite God into our lives for the purpose of transforming the way we define Family, Reconciliation and Renewal. Week one focused on Family. Below is an open letter from one of our long time servants and family members Bryan Perez, who a few weeks ago departed NYC along with this new bride and fellow CCF'er Sasha Perez, to plant roots in another city across the country. We share this letter, as a reminder of how God unites, people from all walks of life and creates a connection that transcends physical borders.Read More
Beginning in July, we are reviewing one book a month that has challenged, encouraged, edified and/or refreshed our souls.
This month, Taina Ramos, CCF Women's ministry leader, shares her journey with Captivating by John & Stasi Eldredge, and a woman's journey of self-discovery.Read More
It's one of those things we think will never happen to us - It happens to them. We pray for them, console them. They may even be our friends or family members; we just never imagine or grasp that "they" can be us - or me.Read More
In the face of tragedy, Pastor Rich shares how he lead us in Family prayer the morning following the Orlando massacre in hopes that they could help guide your prayers in the face of these kinds of tragedies.Read More
So why on earth would a 20-something gal living in New York City, many family and friends far away, sign-off of social media for a year?Read More