Love is the Truth

Happy Lord's Day. Let's remember why this day is so necessary. Consider Thomas the Doubter. John tells us that Thomas was not with the disciples when Jesus came to them. He doesn't tell us why he wasn't there, but many commentators believe it had something to do with his personal doubts (and despair) not his... Continue Reading →

Thank You + Mil Gracias

"For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: . . . if service, in... Continue Reading →

Worship Order

Covenant Renewal Worship Lord’s Day 33 13 August 2017 Season after Pentecost: Ordinary Time                                       Bible Study/Estudio Biblico – 9am    +     Worship/Culto de Adoración – 10am Prelude Welcome and Announcements / Bienvenido y Anuncios Prayer for the Church / Oracion... Continue Reading →

Welcome + Bienvenidos

North Texas Presbytery Dear Stated Clerk, The Session and congregation of Christ Covenant Church wish to welcome you to Mesquite, TX for Presbytery on August 11th-12th, 2017. We thank you for allowing us the privilege of hosting Presbytery and look forward to serving you as you serve the church. Here are some details for you... Continue Reading →

Laodicea: Rich Yet Poor

Christ Covenant Church Jon Marq Toombs 30 July 2017 Revelation 3:14-22 Ordinary Time Listen / Download 14 “And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: ‘The words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God's creation. 15 “‘I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either... Continue Reading →

Worship Order

Covenant Renewal Worship Lord’s Day 31 30 July 2017 Season after Pentecost: Ordinary Time                                       Bible Study/Estudio Biblico – 9am    +     Worship/Culto de Adoración – 10am Prelude Welcome and Announcements / Bienvenido y Anuncios Prayer for the Church / Oracion... Continue Reading →

Faithful Presence

Several years ago I preached a brief sermon series called Confessions of a Wannabe Minister in which I lowered my guard a little in an effort to let people see ministry from the inside out. In that spirit I share the following. Not long ago it struck me that dealing with the various of circumstances and... Continue Reading →

Summertime Enewz

"I'm gonna raise a fuss, I'm gonna raise a holler" Summer is my least favorite season of the year. Not only because of the insufferable Texas heat, but also because of the inconsistency and instability of congregational ministry that comes with it. Like (grand)parents who never seem to see their (grand)children enough, I find myself... Continue Reading →

Philadelphia: Door and Pillars

Christ Covenant Church Jon Marq Toombs 23 July 2017 Revelation 3:7-13 Ordinary Time Listen/download 7 “And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: ‘The words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no one opens. 8 “‘I know your works.... Continue Reading →

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