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High School Winter Retreat 2018

High Schoolers of Crux! We’re excited to announce that Winter Retreat 2018 is happening March 16-18 in lovely Big Bear!  That’s right, we’re heading into the mountains to get away from the hustle and bustle of Orange County in order to be refreshed, have some fun, and to focus on God. While in Big Bear our students will… Read More

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High School Haiti Spring Break Mission Trip 2018

Parents and High Schoolers of Crux we are excited to announce that we are going to Haiti during Spring Break 2018!!! That’s right, it is official, etch it in stone, the High Schoolers of Crux will be heading ON MISSION to Haiti from March 31st – April 6th in partnership with the Global Mission (a Crossline Church ministry partner!) and the Chanje movement. This trip… Read More

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CruxGroups 2017/2018 Sign Ups!

Sign Ups for the 2017-2018 CruxGroups season are live! The deets: From September to May we will be meeting WEDNESDAY NIGHTS from 6:30-8pm to study God’s word, have a time of worship through music, hang with friends, and have some fun. We meet at Crossline Community Church (23331 Moulton Parkway Laguna Hills, CA 92653) in the Fellowship Center. What are CruxGroups? CruxGroups offer an incredible… Read More

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Praying to follow Jesus on mission

Praying to follow Jesus Matthew 9:35-38 35 Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness. 36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were…
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Praying for your Church #2

Praying for your Church 1 Peter 2:1-12 Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. 2 Like newborn babies, crave the pure spiritual milk of the Word, so that by it you may grow up in your…
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Praying to be holy

Praying to be holy 1 Peter 1:13-17 13 Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming. 14 As obedient children, do not conform to the evil…
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Praying like the Apostle Paul

Colossians 1:9-12 9 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, 10…
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Bible Study-The Power of the Gospel: Romans 1:1-7

The Power of the Gospel Romans 1:1-7 See It Read Romans 1:1-7 1. What do you think is the big idea in this passage? 2. Why do you think the Apostle Paul would focus his whole life on preaching the gospel? 3. What does…
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Abiding in Jesus: The Key to Fruitful Living

Abiding in Jesus: The Key to Fruitful Living John 15:1-8 1 “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that…
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Real Faith Brings Real Reward

Our weekly “Get Real” post from Donna Jones: Real Faith Brings Real Reward   “Come on, Lord. Throw the dog a bone.”   Not a very spiritual sounding prayer, is it? But it was heartfelt when I prayed it. Someone I love was weary. Worn out from battles of trying to live faithfully, they’d had… Read More

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Real Believers Pray to a God Who Really Hears

Our weekly “Get Real” post from Donna Jones: Real Believers Pray to a God Who Really Hears. Have you ever wondered if God really listens to your prayers? If you’re like most people the answer is “yes”. Sometimes it can seem like our prayers just bounce off the ceiling. Or that perhaps God is too… Read More

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Real Faith Works in Real Life

Our weekly “Get Real” post from Donna Jones:   Real Faith Works in Real Life If a picture is worth a thousand words, a story is worth a million.  That’s why stories of how people like you and me live out faith in real life encourage, inspire, convict and motivate us to live out our… Read More

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Real Faith Brings Real Confidence

Our weekly “Get Real” post from Donna Jones: I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life. 14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.15 And if we know… Read More

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Love Looks a Lot Like Service

  Love Looks a Lot Like Service You were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” (Galatians 5:13-14) The word “servant” gets a bad rap.… Read More

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Real Comfort and Real Confidence Comes from Knowing I’m a Child of God

Our weekly “Get Real” post from Donna Jones: Real Comfort and Real Confidence Comes from Knowing I’m a Child of God   Every once in awhile life throws us a curve ball. A new season of life. A major life change. A diagnosis. A relational issue. Whether the change is welcome or unwanted these events… Read More

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Who is Jesus?

Jesus Claimed to be the Unique God-Man and the Only Way to Salvation   If I consider the Bible as an accurate source of truth, the question becomes, “What does it say about salvation and eternal life?” In John 17:3, the words of Jesus…
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True Faith Isn’t Religious. It’s REAL.

Our weekly “Get Real” post from Donna Jones: True Faith Isn’t Religious. It’s Real. Whenever someone finds out JP is a pastor they pretty much say the same thing: “Oh, so then you’re really religious.” I don’t like being called religious. In my mind being “religious” carries a negative connotation. I much prefer to think… Read More

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How are you gifted to serve the Lord?

1 Corinthians 12:4-7 4 There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit. 5 There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. 6 There are different kinds of working, but the same God works all of them in all men. 7…
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If I’m stumbling in the dark it’s because I’m not walking in the light

Our weekly “Get Real” post from Donna Jones: We’ve all stumbled trying to find our way in a dark room. And we have all kinds of reasons we choose darkness over turning on the light; it would disturb our spouse or roommate; our eyes have to adjust to the change; we’re too lazy to deal… Read More

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Real Fellowship Brings Real Joy!

Our weekly “Get Real” post from Donna Jones: I love Kelly Minter’s thoughts on fellowship: “The absolute irrevocable result of fellowship is joy. So why are so many of us dragging ourselves to church or Bible study? Why are we bored with religion? Why would we rather do anything than stand around a crusty tin… Read More

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