Pre Easter Attacks

March 16, 2008

It seems that every year around Christmas and Easter….we get attacked.

The flu bug has hit CCFL.

Pastor Bob has it pretty bad, so please pray.  We all know that the enemy doesnt want next week to happen, because many more will enter the kingdom.

If you get a minute please pray for Bob.

Skylar Loves Football

March 11, 2008

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1.With Roy Williams of the Lions

2.Hall of Famer Harry Carson

3. Asking Shawn Alexander a question

4. Adam Vinatieri

5. Bob Sanders from the Colts

6. Gary Brackett from the Colts

7. Brant Gumbel- Announcer

8. Adam Schefter- Announcer from the NFL Network

9. Coach Dungy

10 and 11. Skylar Running for a touchdown!

Happy You Near

January 3, 2008

That’s right….I didn’t spell it wrong. 

Happy You Near.

The New Year always brings thoughts of all the re’s.

Re-organize

Re-structure

Re-finance

Re-duce

Re-commit.

This year I’m committing to being near-er the Heart of God, near-er the needs of my family, and near-er to my calling.

What are you near-er to?

Oh…and Happy New Year too!

What are YOU doing?

December 16, 2007

Don’t know how to get involved in a Christmas Outreach?

We’ve provided a list of events that our church will be “showing up” for in the Ft. Lauderdale area.

My family took part in a couple of outreach opportunities this week at some nursing homes.  Its amazing to see how just a few minutes of sharing Jesus with someone, (as a family), brings back that “Christmas Spirit” feeling that you thought was long gone.

It doesnt have to be difficult or expensive.

You dont have to be a Bible scholar.

You just have to share the gifts that God has already given you.

Go for it!

Christmas inside out

December 7, 2007

This year at CCFL we are doing Christmas inside out.  We usually do the big stadium thing.  Great music, lights, big crowd…its lots of fun.

This year we arent inviting the city to our big party.  We are dropping in on theirs. 

We’re visiting over 65 families in need, giving them a decorated Christmas tree and gifts for their entire family.  We are dropping in on business Christmas parties, public events, homeless hangouts, malls, foster homes, nursing homes, hospitals, and literally taking Christmas to the city.

Its refreshing.

Its contagious.

Its community.

It works.

Its sharing the miracle of what Jesus did.  Not just handing out candy canes and saying God bless you.  Its sharing the Gospel in a tangible way, to those in need and those with plenty.

I Love Christmas time!

December 6, 2007

christmas-1.jpgIts a Pearcy family tradition to set up the tree, the train and decorate the house the weekend after thanksgiving.  We look forward to it every year, and it seems to give us enough time to enjoy the season.

My son Skylar has been saying for weeks “I Love Christmas time”.  His voice always has a special joy in it when he says that phrase, and I love hearing it.  I love hearing it because it helps me remember that I love it too, and I need the reminder.

I need the reminder because all the other junk seems to take over.  The lists, the duties, the church services, the pressure!

I love the excitement of the anticipation of Christmas.  The same anticipation that we should all feel at being in the presence of Jesus.  He is our gift. 

Just a reminder.

Long Lost Family Members

November 10, 2007

David PearcyI’ve  just reunited (by email at least) with one of my cousins that I dont believe that I’ve spoken with since I was in the fourth grade.  Thats my cousin David in the picture.

I have only 4 first cousins, on my Dad’s side.  My Mom was an only child, but had a pretty large extended family that lived closer to us.   We really never got to spend much time with our first cousins that lived in Texas. (we lived in Las Vegas).

Since they are on my Dad’s side, they are the only cousins that share the same last name.  There arent that many Pearcy’s on the planet, so when you find one…its kind of a special deal…….at least to us Pearcy’s.

The older you get, the more you realize that family is special…..whether you know them very well or not.  Im looking forward to getting to know them better!