August Column: Be Godly Men

August Column: Be Godly Men

1 Corinthians 16:13 ESV Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. In the era of #metoo, promoting strong, masculine leadership seems like an act of aggression in our contemporary culture. Masculinity, in my opinion, has only become “toxic” as it has deviated from scriptural norms. This is precisely why the Lord promotes biblical manliness from the likes of Paul and others in holy scripture. The Bible is wonderfully clear in its distinction between the sexes, as it is concerning their roles they are to live into. To even state such truths today invites rabid attacks of...
Help Us Fill These Shoe Boxes! -UPDATED-

Help Us Fill These Shoe Boxes! -UPDATED-

We are beginning our annual Operation Christmas Child shoe box project, with a goal of filling 100 boxes. School supplies are now available, so watch for sales! Here is the current list of items that we need - if an item is not listed, it has been filled: 24 count boxes of crayons 10 count boxes of markers - thin and thick 12 count colored pencilsPencil sharpenersPens (blue or black)NotebooksSport drink cups (plastic, with lid; must be able to fit into a 6 qt plastic box)Toothbrushes (note that multi-pack ones have to be considered a single one - we cannot...
Community Breakfast July 11

Community Breakfast July 11

Our Community Breakfast will be held on July 11! We will be taking precautions, including having our volunteers wear masks, physical distancing, and keeping surfaces wiped down, to provide a safe environment. The Session of Christ Alone Church continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation, and will decide on a month-to-month basis whether the breakfast for that month can be held safely. You can watch our website, or Facebook, Twitter, and MeWe pages for updates.
EPC issues Call to Lament, Prayer, and Fasting for Monday, June 8, in response to killings, racial unrest

EPC issues Call to Lament, Prayer, and Fasting for Monday, June 8, in response to killings, racial unrest

The Evangelical Presbyterian Church has called for June 8 to be a day of Lament, Prayer, and Fasting: In response to the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer and subsequent protests nationwide against police brutality, the EPC has issued a Call to Lament, Prayer, and Fasting for Monday, June 8.“I am profoundly grieved by the tragic events unfolding in our country in recent days,” said Jeff Jeremiah, Stated Clerk. “The deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd—and countless others over the years—followed by protests, riots, and destruction have again exposed the vein of unequal justice...
Community Breakfast Update

Community Breakfast Update

As Christ Alone Church begins the re-opening process, the Session is taking a cautious, prayerful approach. At this time, our second and fifth Saturday Community Breakfasts are still suspended. We continue to monitor the situation, and are taking things week by week. We will continue to work within the CDC/WIDHS/BCPH/WEDC guidelines. When we believe it is safe to host the breakfast again, we will post an announcement on our website and social media. Thank you for understanding.
Secret Church 20 Registration is Open!

Secret Church 20 Registration is Open!

Registration for Secret Church 20: God, Government, and the Gospel is now open. Secret Church 20 will be broadcast live on Friday, April 24, beginning at 6:00 PM CDT. Due to COVID-19 concerns, Secret Church 20 is going to be completely online this year, meaning that participants will receive the access information so they can watch it online at home (an Internet connection will be required). Because we have a limited number of guides, and because we want as many people as possible to participate, we are limiting study guides to one per household. (For more information about Secret Church...
Secret Church 20 is April 24

Secret Church 20 is April 24

Christ Alone Church is pleased to announce that we will once again serve as a simulcast location for Secret Church 20, entitled, God, Government and the Gospel. What is Secret Church? Teacher David Platt explains it here: Why Secret Church? from Radical on Vimeo. About this year's topic, God, Government and the Gospel: “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities” (Romans 13:1).But what if you don’t agree with who those authorities are and how they are governing? How does this apply to different types of governments in different parts of the world? How does this command apply to...

Kitchen Update

Our kitchen remodeling continues to progress. Painting of the kitchen and the block walls of Fellowship Hall are complete, plumbing and electrical are in process, the flooring will be done soon, along with the wall, the sinks, and the cabinets.The community breakfast will be held on August 31, as scheduled.

Pardon Our Dust!

Our kitchen remodel is underway! Over the past couple of weeks, the kitchen has been emptied out and the old dishwasher and cabinets removed. Removing the old cabinets.After cabinet removal.After cabinet removal.Prepping the wall for extension and new sinks.Prepping the wall for expansion and new sinks. The new cabinets, dishwasher, and sinks will be installed later this month. We are looking forward to continuing to serve our community breakfasts, and for the additional ministry opportunities this may enable for us!