A non-denominational church in Hendersonville, TN // Sundays 9AM & 10:45AM //

May 9, 2018

Hey guys,

This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and I hope you will join us for worship at CIL!   I’ll be preaching from our lectionary gospel selection (John 17:6-19), a message titled Jesus, Moms and Leadership. While we’ll be honoring moms, the nature of the message will be relevant to every person. Join us at either 9am or 10:45am.

We will also have an area staged for you to take photos!  Let’s use the hashtag #CILMoms on all our social media posts so we can enjoy seeing everyone’s photos.

I love experiencing God’s presence and sharing His word with you.

Who can you invite to church this week? Someone you know needs to be with us.
May the Lord bless you and keep you!

May 2, 2018

America has a great tradition of a prayer.
According to the National Day of Prayer Task Force, here are two amazing statistics on prayer:
  1. Every President since 1952 has signed a National Day of Prayer proclamation.
  2. There have been 146 national calls to prayer, humiliation, fasting and thanksgiving by the President of the United States (1789 – 2017).
We will continue that tradition by participating in the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3.
The CIL sanctuary will be open from 6am to 6pm on Thursday, May 3rd.   Feel free to drop in for any amount of time to seek the Lord and pray for the nation we love.

April 26, 2018


As we approach the summer, there are events that we always look forward to with great anticipation.  For some it may be a fourth of July picnic or perhaps it’s a family vacation.  No doubt your childhood has helped to frame the amount of anticipation you experience when looking ahead.  Some of my favorite childhood activities included summer camp and Vacation Bible School.  These activities meant so much to me as a child, that I have continued to support these types of events my entire adult life.  There is a true satisfaction like no other seeing a child experience God’s love for the first time in a way that prompts them to accept Jesus as their savior.

Jesus gave us clear instructions to spread the gospel to all and to give special attention to children.  If you compiled a list of ways to accomplish both instructions, VBS and summer camp would be at the top.  Your support of these two very important ministries is what makes them possible, both from a financial perspective and a volunteer effort.  It is also vital that we show our support by making sure that our children view them as a priority.  Many activities compete for their time during the summer, but few may have the lasting effect that a few hours at VBS or a weekend at summer camp can provide.

If you’d like to help in any way but aren’t sure how, reach out to me and I will be sure that we figure it out together as we partner to connect children to God’s kingdom one at a time.

If you would like to register your child for Camp Blast you can do that here.

To register you child for VBS you can do that here.

Pastor Chip

Pre-teen Pastor