CMCC Connections – 16 June 2021

“Fasting is not about food… but focus not about saying no to the body… but yes to the Spirit not about doing without… but looking within not an outward response…

CMCC Connections – 9 June 2021

I don’t believe in coincidences… and so today, when an article showed up in my inbox dealing with spiritual disciplines, I thought, “Hmm… looks like the Lord is wanting to…

CMCC Connections – 2 June 2021

A friend of mine shared this poem, which was written by Dan Erickson (from South Africa). May God use it to encourage our hearts, we who are “bringers of hope,…

CMCC Connections – 26 May 2021

My mom died five months before we moved to Thailand. I was still processing her death, grieving when we arrived in Chiang Mai. Add to that the already challenging mix…

CMCC Connections – 19 May 2021

Little words. “But.” “Therefore.” “Sorry.” “Why?” “How?” “When?” “No.” “Yes.” When reading Scripture, the “but’s” and “therefore’s” are often key to understanding what the author is trying to communicate. There’s…

CMCC CONNECTIONS – 12 MAY 2021

God’s Promise – By Mandi Wilding   God has not promised Skies always blue, Flower-strewn pathways All our lives through.   God has not promised Sun without rain, Joy without sorrow,…

CMCC Connections – 5 May 2021

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of incredulity,…

CMCC Connections – 28 April 2021

Ruts. Have you ever been in one? Think of driving on less-than-perfect terrain on a “road” that is more mud than hard-packed dirt. Staying in the rut is a means…

CMCC Connections – 21 April 2021

Walking with others through difficulties, hardships, those gut-wrenching-yet-to-be-figured-out times in life is akin to walking on hallowed ground. It’s glimpsing into another’s soul – seeing the underside of the unfinished…

CMCC CONNECTIONS – 14 April 2021

Déjà vu: the sense or feeling of having previously experienced something that has been encountered before.   That describes how I felt when I read the “Special Announcement” last Friday…