The Significance of Easter

We cannot begin to grasp the magnificence of the pre-incarnate, glorified Christ. Jesus Christ's willingness to step down from the majesty of His heavenly throne to dwell among His creatures is just one demonstration of God's perfect love for us. Christians celebrate Easter because the One who is most exalted came down to the [...]

By |2017-04-10T09:06:03+00:00April 10th, 2017|Articles, Blog Posts, Doctrine, Events, Events, Teaching|0 Comments

Resetting Our Minds at Church

Being a part of a church community is a critical part of growing in your faith.  You and I desperately need the body of Christ.  The non-believing people around us in our communities and workplaces are constantly trying to pull us away from Jesus and into the sideways thinking of the culture.  Genuine Christians [...]

By |2017-02-22T14:03:59+00:00February 28th, 2017|Blog Posts, Doctrine, The Call of God|0 Comments

Free Election Prayer Guide Download

Monday night, November 7th (6pm), a group will be gathering at Pastor Mark's office for a special time of intercessory prayer for our country.  You are invited to join us!  The Bible says in 2 Chronicles 7:14, "If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:35+00:00November 5th, 2016|Blog Posts, Doctrine, Events, Marriage, Missions, Persecution, Prayer|0 Comments

Everything That’s True about God is True about Jesus

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. – Colossians 1:15 He is the visible image of the invisible God.  Eikōn is the Greek word translated as image.  As it is used here, it does not mean a mere likeness – like Jesus seems to appear like God.  It means [...]

Biblical Proof for the Deity of Christ

To understand the Jesus of the holy scriptures, we must recognize that He was both fully human and fully divine.  There are several direct scriptural claims that assert the deity of Jesus.   THEOS The word for God the Father in the original Greek is “Theos.”  There are seven examples of Christ being referred to [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:37+00:00August 20th, 2016|Blog Posts, Doctrine, Prayer, Scripture|0 Comments

A Few Reasons Why We Use the ESV Translation

There are several really good Bible translations on the market right now.  Each one has its merits and each has its weaknesses.  I have committed to avoid "Bible translation wars" whenever possible here at Canyon.  My desire is for people to choose an accurate Bible translation they love and then READ IT!  We want to encourage people to [...]

Intercessory Prayer – Monday at 6pm

We gather every week to pray for God's people because the leadership at Canyon is convinced that a group of 2 or 3 or 8 people gathered together to earnestly seek God’s will for those in His church is a powerful and effective use of time. A group of intercessors gather every week in Pastor [...]

By |2016-09-11T22:16:39+00:00July 13th, 2016|Blog Posts, Doctrine, Prayer, Scripture|0 Comments

Is My Child Ready to be Baptized?

The CBC Elder Team recommends baptism for children 8 years and above. Below are some helpful points from an article written by Paul Lamey, citing biblical reasoning, for parents to use in determining a child's readiness for baptism. Baptism is only for believers. In regards to children, this means that an infant or any child [...]

By |2016-09-20T21:02:34+00:00February 15th, 2016|Baptism, Blog Posts, Doctrine|0 Comments

What Canyon Believes About Baptism

We believe that you are saved by grace alone through faith alone in Jesus Christ alone. We categorically reject any teaching that requires baptism for salvation. However, we do believe that the Scriptures command every believer to be baptized as soon as they are able after they receive Jesus Christ as their Lord & Savior. [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:41+00:00February 14th, 2016|Articles, Baptism, Blog Posts, Doctrine|1 Comment