July 14, 2020

I would expect that most of you have heard about studies that have been done around the importance of human touch, especially in babies and young children. A little investigating revealed something extremely interesting to me regarding the significan...

June 24, 2020

I would like to start by asking you to read Hebrews 10:19-25  (Link). The writer to the Hebrews asks us to think about three things: 1) Be aware of your absolute acceptedness in Christ. 2) Cling to the eternal promise of heaven. And 3) think about ho...

May 26, 2020

I find it hard sometimes to trust God. I am much more inclined to take matters into my own hands and think somehow I can fix what’s wrong with the world - that I know best. I know better. I have been taught better. But I must learn it again and again...

May 12, 2020

It is no secret that I am a huge fan of Dallas Willard. This past month, as part of an on-Iine book club I belong to, I have been re-reading Dallas’ posthumous book, Life Without Lack: Living in the Fullness of Psalm 23. This is my third trip through...

October 16, 2019

Have you noticed some energetic kids bouncing around the firepit area in the early evenings? Have you seen a smiling young woman calmly rounding them up and ushering them out to their waiting parents at the end of the day? Who are they, you ask?


June 26, 2019

Music has always been an important way I connect with God. From my childhood, to my Bethel Choir days, to everyday worship and recorded music, truth and encouragement has washed over me and stuck in my brain creating endless earworms and continuous s...

February 25, 2019

Maybe you have seen the announcements or flyers about the upcoming event we are calling “Ash Bash.” You have asked yourself, “What on earth is an Ash Bash?” The purpose for this article is to give you a little more information. Let’s start with some...

December 6, 2018

Did you know Central operates a separate 501c3 nonprofit known as CCSI (Central Community Services, Inc.)? It has been my privilege and pleasure to direct this organization since 2007. It has grown from zero into a $40,000 annual budget that supports...

November 13, 2018


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August 31, 2018

Our spirituality and what we think about God is the most important thing about us. Our faith is not just a Sunday activity. The presence of God can and should be a part of wherever we are and whatever we are doing. There is no time in our lives when...

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