Senior Pastor John Smith Announces Leadership Transition

July 18, 2018, By: Crossroads Church

Crossroads Church senior pastor, John Smith recently announced his intention to transition out of the role of senior pastor, effective September 1, 2018. John and Phyllis Smith co-founded Crossroads in 1996, and John will have served as senior pastor for 23 years. “It will always be with overwhelming joy that I remember my time as […]

Carry the Message

July 16, 2018, By: Dana Cramer

“Two are better off than one, because together they can work more effectively. If one of them falls down, the other can help him up. But if someone is alone… there is no one to help him…Two can resist an attack that would defeat one man alone.” Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 In Celebrate Recovery, it is not […]

Disaster Training

July 09, 2018, By: Dana Cramer

“Overwhelming victory is ours through Christ, who loves us. And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from his love. Death can’t, and life can’t. The angels can’t, and the demons can’t. Our fears for today, our worries about tomorrow, and even the powers of hell can’t keep Gods love away…Nothing in all […]

We Are Rich

July 02, 2018, By: Dana Cramer

“And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19 You know what happens when you focus on the problem? The problem just gets bigger. It’s that kind of thinking that brings many of us to recovery; we get stuck and can’t see the solution. We keep […]

Strength in Meekness

June 25, 2018, By: Dana Cramer

“Blessed are the Meek” // Matthew 5:5 Call me crazy, but strength and meekness are related. Suffice to say that these two traits do belong together, and do go hand in hand. As we study this beatitude that covers our third step—make a decision to turn our lives and our will over to the care […]

Take the Right Turn

June 18, 2018, By: Dana Cramer

“And so I tell you, keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be open to you. For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.”  Luke 11:9-10 […]

Relational Negativity

June 11, 2018, By: Dana Cramer

Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you; leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to your brother; then come and offer your gift.  Matthew 5:23-24 Ever have those times when you get caught in relational […]

Yes You Can

June 04, 2018, By: Dana Cramer

“Since we have such a huge crowd of men of faith watching us from the grandstands, let us strip off anything that slows us down or holds us back, and especially those sins that wrap themselves so tightly around our feet and trip us up; and let us run with patience the particular race that […]

Thank You

May 28, 2018, By: Dana Cramer

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” John 15:13 On this Memorial Day I find myself thinking of my namesake. Dana was my dad’s best friend, they were stationed together the Philippines in the latter years of WWII. Story has it that my dad was ill one […]

Lord, Save me from me

May 21, 2018, By: Dana Cramer

“Now that we know we have Jesus… let’s not let it slip through our fingers. We don’t have a Priest who is out of touch with our reality. He’s been through weakness and testing… So let’s walk right up to him and get what he is so ready to give. Take the mercy, accept the […]