An Opportunity to Help an Abuse Survivor in Need

I have known a genuine Christian who is a domestic abuse survivor for over six years now. She contacted me after finding my domestic abuse sermon series online. She was in a legalistic, cruel counterfeit church at the time, and when she separated from her abuser after many, many years of misery, her “church” ex-communicated her. That is a real story in itself.

In addition, she has endured much suffering due to physical ailments from the abuse and is now disabled, unable to work. She maintains a joyful spirit through it all and I have no doubts about the reality of her Christian faith.

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I am With You in Spirit – Biblical Justification for a Virtual Church in These Times

1Co 5:3-4 For though absent in body, I am present in spirit; and as if present, I have already pronounced judgment on the one who did such a thing. (4) When you are assembled in the name of the Lord Jesus and my spirit is present, with the power of our Lord Jesus,

2Co 10:10-11 For they say, “His letters are weighty and strong, but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech of no account.” (11) Let such a person understand that what we say by letter when absent, we do when present.

Col 2:5 For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ.

Ok, I know full well that you and I as well are going to get the “hey, you are forsaking the gathering together of the saints” by doing this online church thing!”

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Sunday Service Videos on YouTube

Unholy Charade – Jeff Crippen

In addition to uploading the CRC Sunday sermon to sermon audio, we are also going to be uploading the weekly sermon to our youtube account. Because the youtube account was set up under our other website,, the account can be found under the name: Unholy Charade – Jeff Crippen. Click on the link above to go there.

Each Sunday morning the Sunday Order of Service with a link to the PDF of the sermon will be published at 6 AM PMT..  Links to the video (on sermon audio and our youtube channel) will be uploaded by Sunday evening.