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Church Life Update :: July 30, 2020

August 04, 2020, By: Jimmy Scruggs

In case you missed it, here’s what you need to know from our latest Church Life Update. Pastor Ryan Howell and Council Chair Aisha Thomas helped us celebrate our amazing church. God Is in Control This has not changed. God is still working and transforming lives through Crossroads Church. August Weekend Services There will be […]

A Prayer for Racial Consciousness and Restorative Justice

May 31, 2020, By: Jimmy Scruggs

Our God, you who desire to be a father and mother to every nation, tribe and tongue. You who created all things and all people, You love all and sustain all. You are love and truth and justice, You made yourself fully known through Jesus of Nazareth, You guide us today through the Holy Spirit, […]

Daring Faith Devotional: Day 40

May 19, 2016, By: Jimmy Scruggs

SEIZE THE MOMENT! Be careful how you act; these are difficult days. Don’t be fools; be wise: make the most of every opportunity you have for doing good. Ephesians 5:15-16 (TLB) Everyone has a dream, but most dreams never come true. It’s not that we aren’t smart enough, or outgoing enough, or even spiritual enough. […]

Daring Faith Devotional: Day 39

May 18, 2016, By: Jimmy Scruggs

GOD IS IN CONTROL IN YOUR DEAD END Abraham believed in the God who brings the dead back to life and who creates new things out of nothing. Romans 4:17 (NLT) There are certain dead-end words in life: cancer, divorce, bankruptcy, infertility, and unemployment, to name a few. How do you know when you’re at […]

Daring Faith Devotional: Day 38

May 17, 2016, By: Jimmy Scruggs

EVERY DIFFICULTY WILL WORK IN YOUR FAVOR For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. 2 Corinthians 4:17 When we go through difficulties in life, it stings. We’re tempted to blame someone, even God. Some troubles are so troubling, the only comfort is in knowing […]

Daring Faith Devotional: Day 37

May 16, 2016, By: Jimmy Scruggs

FAITH, NOT FEELINGS, MOVES GOD “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised.” Job 1:21 When you are a beginner Christian, God gives you a lot of affirming emotions. But as you grow in […]

Daring Faith Devotional: Day 36

May 15, 2016, By: Jimmy Scruggs

DECISION-MAKING IS A FAITH-BUILDING ACTIVITY But ask in faith, never doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind; for the doubter, being double-minded and unstable in every way, must not expect to receive anything from the Lord. James 1:6-8 (NRSV) Nothing is going to […]

Daring Faith Devotional: Day 35

May 14, 2016, By: Jimmy Scruggs

DARING FAITH HAS BIG DREAMS Now glory be to God, who by his mighty power at work within us is able to do far more than we would ever dare to ask or even dream of – infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, or hopes. Ephesians 3:20 (TLB) Dreaming is an act of faith. […]

Daring Faith Devotional: Day 34

May 13, 2016, By: Jimmy Scruggs

HOW TO SET A FAITH GOAL I know that I have not yet reached that goal, but there is one thing I always do. Forgetting the past and straining toward what is ahead, I keep trying to reach the goal and get the prize for which God called me through Christ to the life above. […]

Daring Faith Devotional: Day 33

May 12, 2016, By: Jimmy Scruggs

CHOOSE HOPE Yet hope returns when I remember this one thing: The Lord’s unfailing love and mercy still continue, fresh as the morning, as sure as the sunrise. The Lord is all I have, and so in him I put my hope. Lamentations 3:21-24 (TEV) Pain is a natural part of life. We can’t escape it. […]