Bishops, Bodies & Confirmation

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

This Sunday twenty-one people will be confirmed, three adults in the 9am service and eighteen youth in the 11am service! These young men and women will “make a mature public affirmation of their faith and commitment to the responsibilities of … Read More

Ants in the Pants

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

Frederick Buechner writes, “If you don’t have any doubts you are either kidding yourself or asleep. Doubts are the ants in the pants of faith. They keep it awake and moving.” What do I do with the hard questions? How … Read More

PASSION, PLACE & PEOPLE

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

In case you missed last Sunday, I gave an update on the status of our mission at Christ Church, under three headings: passion, place and people. When I spoke about our passion (the unique vision God has for Christ Church) … Read More

State of Christ Church

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

“Teacher!” . . . “My Lord and my God!” . . . these were the first exclamations upon seeing the resurrected Jesus, by Mary Magdelene and Thomas, respectively. They knew rightly who Jesus truly is: Lord. Teacher. God. And do … Read More

A Call to Fans

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

If you’ve ever been to a Longhorn football game, you’ve probably seen Coach Mack Brown’s rousing call to fans, emblazoned on the back of burnt orange t-shirts: “Come early. Be loud. Stay late.” I want to likewise charge you with … Read More