One of the most daunting, and sobering, aspects of parenthood is being responsible for the spiritual development of this little person you’ve brought into the world.  It’s no surprise that adults who were perhaps sporadic in attending to matters of faith decide that being involved in a community of faith is an important part of life when children are born. At CIL we are committed to being a resource and a partner for parents as they determine how best to guide their children’s spiritual development.  We can’t take your place, but we count it a privilege to walk with you. AWANA is a primary component in that partnership.  This Wednesday night program presents the gospel in every lesson, helps kids learn scripture, gives them a chance to serve others and offers them encouragement and mentoring  from adult volunteers. David, in one of his psalms, wrote, “I have hidden your Word in my heart,...

A wedding ring is an outward sign that a person is married. A military uniform is an outward sign that a person is involved in that particular branch of service. Similarly, water baptism is a symbol designed by God to identify a person as a disciple of Jesus. We are going to celebrate at CIL water baptism on Sunday, August 3. Jesus revealed that water baptism was necessary to "fulfill all righteousness (Mt. 3:15)." This doesn't mean water baptism saves us, but if we refuse to be baptized in water their is something incomplete in our walk with Christ. Water baptism is an act that God requires of every believer.   You never read of an un-baptized Christian anywhere in the Bible. In fact, baptism immediately followed a person's salvation. They didn't see it as something to be delayed or put off. Ultimately, it all goes back to Jesus' statement in John 14:15. "If you love me, keep my commandments." If...


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