CEDAR CREST

May 31 Children’s Dlife Lesson

Paul taught Peter Galations 2 WEEKLY BIBLE VERSE: Galations 2:20 LIFE POINT: People can help others know how to live as believers in Jesus. Step 1) Go to digitalpass.lifeway.com Step 2) Log in or create an account (free) Step 3) Click the LifeWay Kids (or Preschool) at Home icon on the main page of Digital Pass…

May 21 Children’s DLife Lesson

Paul preached to an angry crowd Acts 17:16-34 WEEKLY BIBLE VERSE: Romans 8:28 LIFE POINT: People can tell about Jesus even in difficult times . Step 1) Go to digitalpass.lifeway.com Step 2) Log in or create an account (free) Step 3) Click the LifeWay Kids (or Preschool) at Home icon on the main page of Digital…

May 17 /// Children’s DLife Lesson

Paul taught in Athens Acts 17:16-34 WEEKLY BIBLE VERSE: John 17:3 LIFE POINT: People can tell about the one true God . Step 1) Go to digitalpass.lifeway.com Step 2) Log in or create an account (free) Step 3) Click the LifeWay Kids (or Preschool) at Home icon on the main page of Digital Pass Watch the…

COVID-19 UPDATE / New Service Times

Now that we have been given approval to meet, Cedar Crest will have services at the church on a modified basis beginning this Sunday May 17th.  The modifications will be based on the ideas of our being careful, cautious, and compassionate. (You knew that they all had to start with the same letter, right?) JWe will…

CCB /// May 10 Children’s DLife Lesson

Paul listened to God Acts 15:36-41; 16:1-12 WEEKLY BIBLE VERSE: Acts 1:8 LIFE POINT: People can tell about Jesus, and the Holy Spirit will help them . Step 1) Go to digitalpass.lifeway.com Step 2) Log in or create an account (free) Step 3) Click the LifeWay Kids (or Preschool) at Home icon on the main page…

CCB /// Preschool Lesson May 10

PARENT’S RESOURCE LINKS: FOR THIS SUNDAY, MAY 10 PRESCHOOL DLIFE LESSON: GOD HELPS ME OBEY New lessons are posted each week. This week’s lesson for Sunday, May 10 is “Noah’s Ark” pages 26-33. Enjoy sharing this lesson with your children! GOD HELPS ME OBEY PGS 26-33 : May 10 Noah’s Ark Video: Click Here May 10…

Children’s DLife Lesson /// May 3

Paul and Barnabas Became Missionaries Acts 13 WEEKLY BIBLE VERSE: Acts 13:2 LIFE POINT: God chooses some people to go to other places and tell  about Jesus . Step 1) Go to digitalpass.lifeway.com Step 2) Log in or create an account (free) Step 3) Click the LifeWay Kids (or Preschool) at Home icon on the main…

Preschool Nursery Lesson /// May 3

PARENT’S RESOURCE LINKS: FOR THIS SUNDAY, MAY 3 PRESCHOOL DLIFE LESSON: THE BEGINNING New lessons are posted each week. This week’s lesson for Sunday, May 3 is “The Sneaky Snake” pages 18-25. Enjoy sharing this lesson with your children! THE BEGINNING PGS 18-25 : May 3 The Sneaky Snake Video: Click Here May 3 The Sneaky…

April 26 DLife Kids Lesson: The Holy Spirit Came – Acts 2

WEEKLY BIBLE VERSE: John 14:26 LIFE POINT: The Holy Spirit helps people understand God’s plan for salvation Digital pass has added a lot of online material!  Check it out! Step 1) Go to digitalpass.lifeway.com Step 2) Log in or create an account (free) Step 3) Click the LifeWay Kids (or Preschool) at Home icon on the…

A Timely Word From James Keys

The current circumstances, though alarming, should present opportunities for us to deepen our relationship with Jesus. Terms like “social distancing,” “flattening the curve,” and “quarantine” have become common, used daily. Zoom has never seen so much traffic. Americans are wearing masks to go out in public. Our hands have never been so clean. Church doors…

Preschool Lesson /// Sunday April 26, 2020

PARENT’S RESOURCE LINKS: FOR THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 26 PRESCHOOL DLIFE LESSON: THE BEGINNING New lessons are posted each week.This week’s lesson for Sunday, April 26 is “Adam and Eve” pages 14-17. Enjoy sharing this lesson with your children! THE BEGINNING PGS 14-17: April 26 Video Adam and Eve (skip to 2:17 time in video for lesson) April…

3 INSIGHTS FROM MARK SAYERS AND CAREY NIEUWHOF’S CONVERSATION

1. The Western doctrine of “more freedom = more happiness” has become an emptier than ever promise.  As humans, we need some level of freedom. But too much freedom can actually be damaging. Mark used the illustration of 3 options for toothpaste are better than 1 option of toothpaste at the store, but 30 options…

Faith Conversation Guides for Parents

A discussion about faith looks different at every phase. It can be talking with a preschooler about Jesus being God’s Son or with a student who is having doubts for the first time. These phase-specific Faith Conversation Guides are here to help when the need arises, so you’ll be ready to talk to your child…

April 19 Kids DLife lesson and…

April 19 Kids Dlife Lesson:  Thomas Believed Step 1) Go to digitalpass.lifeway.com Step 2) Log in or create an account (free) Step 3) Click the LifeWay Kids (or Preschool) at Home icon on the main page of Digital Pass Our Fruit of the Spirit for the month of April isPATIENCE Patience is something we are all working…

Preschool Lesson for April 19

PARENT’S RESOURCE LINKS: FOR THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 19 PRESCHOOL DLIFE LESSON: THE BEGINNING New lessons are posted each week. We are starting back at the beginning of the book. This week’s lesson for Sunday, April 19 is “The Beginning” pages 7-13 . Enjoy sharing this lesson with your children! THE BEGINNING PGS 7-13: April 19 Video The…

How CCB is Responding Locally!

On Easter Sunday, right around noon, right in the middle of a global pandemic, where people were celebrating Easter quarantined in their homes, an F-3 tornado struck our area. This tornado first touched the ground in the Bawcomville area and didn’t lift back up until it was past the Monroe airport. It mostly traveled through…

UNITED WAY /// Local Help

United Way NELA 211: is linking people to resources on the following topics (see attached graphics) *   COVID-19 information *   SNAP benefits *   Tornado sheltering requests https://bit.ly/2z0Uokd *   Tornado disaster assessmentsUnited Way NELA is addressing the following: *   COVID-19: We are addressing food security, food access, and housing stability with the money raised from our UWNELA COVID-19 Response Fund<http://unitedwaynela.org/relief> *   Tornado:…

Local Volunteer Opportunity

Samaritans Purse is organizing volunteers to help with local clean up! The first SP orientation will be tomorrow at 12:30pm at WFR Church, 3201 North 7th Street, West Monroe. Beginning Wednesday, orientations will begin at 7:30am and 12:30pm. Orientation will only be required the first day someone volunteers. Bring sturdy work boots, jeans, gloves (SP…

April 12 Lesson /// Preschool

PARENT’S RESOURCE LINKS: FOR THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 12 PRESCHOOL DLIFE LESSON: JESUS IS RISEN & JESUS RETURNS New lessons are posted each week. We are going over 2 lessons again this week. Jesus is Risen Pg 453 and Jesus Returns Pg 459. Enjoy sharing this lesson with your children! JESUS IS RISEN PG 453: April…

Desiring God

There are many things that have been game-changers as far as resources go, but this one has made the biggest impact on me personally. From the vast sermon archive, the ask pastor John segments, the Look at the Book sessions, and the many articles written from a Biblical perspective; everything at Desiring God has been…

Easter Family Events & April 12 DLife Lesson

Parents, Enclosed are 2 great opportunities happening online this weekend.  The Easter jam is geared for Easter Sunday fun and the TBN/Sight and Sound production  is airing Friday, Saturday and Sunday.   We usually do not have DLife on Easter Sunday but since we will be at home anyway I thought I would attach the…

What YOU Can Do To Prepare For Easter

Easter is this Sunday and it’s going to be different. This is a time when folks come to church in numbers higher than normal because even in our post-modern culture there is still the remnant of a Christian influence. We realize as believers that Easter is a celebration of the resurrection of Christ who, by…

CCB Livestream Goes International

I got the following email from Vlady. Our live service truly is International. Double stream feed with English to Bulgarian translation. -James “Just as a note of encouragement, this past Sunday a bunch of Bulgarian pastors followed your morning (our evening) worship service via Facebook. I was having a video prayer conference with Georgi, Nachko,…

April 5 Children’s DLife lesson

THE CROWD WELCOMED JESUS Step 1) Go to digitalpass.lifeway.com Step 2) Log in or create an account (free) Step 3) Click the LifeWay Kids (or Preschool) at Home icon on the main page of Digital Pass Songs to sing with your kids: Children’s Worship Fruit of the Spirit song – https://youtu.be/xWoWDdeD-ns Children Fruit of the Spirit song…

Family Worship Resources For Livestream

I love family worship.  Families singing together, families praying together, families reading God’s Word together. This is a great guide for your child to use during the online sermon time. Suggestions for younger children:   *Have them bring their own Bible to worship. *Sit beside them and count/mark on a piece of paper the number of…

Keep Singing!

For the family at Cedar Crest, An encouragement for a happy heart in a time of sorrow. “Do you hear the people sing Lost in the valley of the night? It is the music of a people Who are climbing to the light For the wretched of the earth There is a flame that never…

Preschool Lesson For Sunday!

THE LAST SUPPER & JESUS IS ARRESTED & CRUCIFIED New lessons are posted each week. We are going over 2 lessons this week. The Last Supper Pg 442 and Jesus is Arrested & Crucified Pg 446. Enjoy sharing this lesson with your children! THE LAST SUPPER LESSON Pg 442: April 5 Video The Last Supper…

Songs For Your Children!

Parents, many of you are at home with your kids 24/7 now.    Here are some links to get your kids up and moving/singing songs from church that they know (if not then great songs to learn)!    “But the Fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.  Against such…

Specific Things We Can Pray For

Here are a few things that can help us pray during this time: National Prayer for Covid-19 Pray for godly wisdom for our national, state and local leaders.  Pray for those who are sick with the corona virus.  Pray for those families who have experienced loss during the corona virus pandemic.  Pray for our new…

What Can You Do?

Join Unite 7:14 (Pray at 7:14 AM and 7:14 PM) Join our Prayer Ministry so we can make it 24/7.  (contact lynn@ccbchurch.org or barbara@ccbchurch.org) Stay strong spiritually, physically, mentally and emotionally.  Donate Blood LifeShares Blood Center 2909 Kilpatrick Blvd, Monroe, LA (318) 322-4445 Stay in touch with friends and relatives and share hope with them. …

Tim Keller’s Resources For You!

Gospel in Life Tim Keller is a gifted speaker and thinker. His work at Redeemer Church in NYC is amazing and his resources at gospelinlife.com are great for people who are hungry for the Word. Go check it out! 

Grace To You

John MacArthur has been the pastor at his church for at least 175 years, maybe longer. In that time he has done some impressive things. One of the great contributions to theology he has made is his extensive sermon library and resources at grace to you. He is a rock solid teacher and the information…

Parents! You need this for Sunday!

Parents, The online service at  Cedar Crest begins Sunday at 8:30, but can be replayed at any time.  We are encouraging you to keep your kids on a Sunday schedule and have at home DLife  at 9:45.     Here are the directions to get to the March 29 lesson. (no redemption code needed) Step…

You Need This Resource

Right Now Media Hopefully you already know about this resource, but if you don’t, it’s AWESOME!! As a church member you get a free account to RightNow Media which is an enormous library of teaching series, sermons, conference messages, Bible studies, videos, etc. It’s such a vast resource and very usable for all ages. Check…

Want to Understand Scripture Better?

Look at the Book This is one of my absolute favs. John Piper is one of my biggest heroes and he has added a really helpful resource to his website. It’s called “Look at the Book.” It’s him explaining in great detail a selected passage. It’s so very helpful and really helps people understand how…

Great Resources For Your Children!

Parents, many of you are at home with your kids 24/7 now.    Here are some links to get your kids up and moving/singing songs from church that they know (if not then great songs to learn)!    “But the Fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.  Against such…

Preschool Resources For This Week!

FOR THIS SUNDAY, MARCH 29 PRESCHOOL DLIFE LESSON: WASHING THE DISCIPLES’ FEET New lessons are posted each week. Here is this week’s lesson. Enjoy sharing this lesson with your children! March 29 Video March 29 Read Along with Book March 29 Coloring Sheet Written Lesson 26 – This week, please go over “Washing the Disciples’ Feet”. Please scroll…

Student Ministry Virtual Gatherings

Parents and students! As you know, we cannot meet physically but with the blessing of technology, we can meet virtually. I met with our student lead team Sunday afternoon via zoom.us. We decided to have 2 zoom meetings a week with our students. We will do a zoom meeting on Wednesday evenings at 6:15pm for the whole group. We will…

Truth For Life

Do you remember Alistair Begg coming to Cedar Crest about a year ago? He started Truth for Life many years ago and it is FULL of wonderful resources to help you grow spiritually. We hope it is as much a blessing to you as it has been for us! Check it out! -Jarrett https://www.truthforlife.org

Things to Look For This Week!

Happy Saturday! Here are some things to look for this week: Watch our live stream Sunday at 8:30am! The livestream can be watched on Facebook on the Cedar Crest page or on the website – ccbchurch.org. (It will be available after the stream as well if you miss it.)Look for our weekly update video on…

March 22 CCB Kids Life Group Lesson!!

Parents, Sunday worship will be online only at Cedar Crest at 8:30, but can be replayed at any time.  We are encouraging you to keep your kids on a Sunday schedule and have at home DLife  at 9:45.    In response to churches going to online only, the LifeWay Kids team has created a free,…

The Bible Project

This is an amazing resource for better understanding books of the Bible, Biblical themes, and the Bible in general through videos. It’s a great way to see the theme of a book or theme while studying it in Scripture. We hope this enhances your time in the Word! https://bibleproject.com -Jarrett

Ligonier Ministries – All Teaching Series Free!

Ligonier has made all of their teaching series available for FREE!! Check out all the great resources and teaching series they have to offer. R.C. Sproul started Ligonier ministries many years ago and it has been a great blessing to many people. We hope it will be a blessing to you! This is a great…

A Great App to Enhance Your Devotion Time

Solid Joys App by Desiring God (John Piper) This app is awesome! Everyone will be at home much more these next several weeks so here is a great devotional app you can use to enhance your quiet time! I’m a huge John Piper fan and he wrote each one of these daily devos. I’ve never…

Why a blog?

We are always trying hard to keep you up to date on everything happening at Cedar Crest. This is a way we can provide quality content within a quick delivery system available for you to check 24/7. Here you will find our latest updates on everything related to Cedar Crest. Bookmark this blog and check…