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 doorsContinue reading “A Timely Word From James Keys”


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 optionsContinue reading “3 INSIGHTS FROM MARK SAYERS AND CAREY NIEUWHOF’S CONVERSATION”

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 assessments United 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-19Continue reading “UNITED WAY /// Local Help”

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 (SPContinue reading “Local Volunteer Opportunity”

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 beenContinue reading “Desiring God”

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 neverContinue reading “Keep Singing!”

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 suchContinue reading “Songs For Your Children!”

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. Continue reading “What Can You Do?”

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 informationContinue reading “Grace To You”

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. CheckContinue reading “You Need This Resource”

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 scrollContinue reading “Preschool Resources For This Week!”

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

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

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 checkContinue reading “Why a blog?”