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Freedom Has Many Angles

By Tom Harrison Freedom has lots of angles, and it has been on my mind lately. News and social media is lit 24/7 with oppression and persecution, compromised human rights, human trafficking, challenged free speech, our Second Amendment right to bear arms, and more. The right to vote, the right to travel. Freedom is a yes-or-no question,and it is…

Radically Ordinary

“ . . . aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, so that you may walk properly before outsiders . . .” (The Apostle Paul to the church at Thessalonica) I was introduced to the book (Radical by David Platt) when a…

My 3G Network! Grace, Growth, Gifts…..

When Scott and I moved here 8 years ago, we knew that we were going to be a part of the church plant in Hernando. We had been at Christ Presbyterian Church in Olive Branch for 5+ years and were very “comfortable” in our community, our serving, and our worship. Although I felt called to…

What’s RUF all about?

What is RUF and why do we support this ministry? As I think about RUF (Reformed University Fellowship), my mind runs in many directions. Let’s start with a brief overview of RUF’s history. RUF began in 1971, and it’s beginnings are tied, not only to our denomination, but the state of Mississippi as well. Many…

What Does Discipleship Look Like?

Why do we do what we do at Christ Covenant Church? The simple answer is that we are seeking to make disciples of Jesus Christ. In Matthew 28:18-20, Jesus himself lays out the mission of the church in what is known as the Great Commission. In this commission, Jesus says that the church is to…

Our Partnership in Peru

From the earliest days of the Christ Covenant church plant, we determined to pursue our common missionary calling in a different way. Rather than select a broad range of missions to support mostly financially, we sought to focus our support on fewer works and seek to enter into deeper partnership and relationship with both missionaries…

Supercharged Prayer

By: Scott Smith “A person who sings prays twice” (St. Augustine) As Christians we know how important it is to pray. We also know that it is difficult to make a sharp distinction between prayer and worship. Perhaps our praying really is worshiping, as God intends for us to worship him. Doxological prayer more directly…

Yes and No: Lent and the Reformed Faith Today

Below is an article that I found very helpful as we considered Lent at Christ Covenant in 2013.  Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the formal 2014 Lenten Calendar.  At Christ Covenant we will celebrate communion this Easter season on four Sundays beginning on March 23 – April 13.  Let us feed upon Christ by…