June 28, 2020

Greetings Central Family,

This morning Staff Member Cecil Bonebright arrived at church around 7:45am and discovered our church had been broken into. The north alley glass door had been kicked in. Additional damage was done to an interior door window i...

June 26, 2020

“We do not know how to pray as we should,” (Rom 8:26, NASB). I often come back to this passage as it delivers the sobering reality of my prayer life. Truthfully, I struggle immensely with my prayer life as I continuously find myself at a loss for wor...

June 24, 2020

Greetings Central Family,

Happy Summer! I hope this finds you all healthy and well.

I haven’t brought you an update in a few weeks, but rest assured much is happening behind the scenes. The Board has been extremely busy with a number of pressing items;...

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...

June 23, 2020

In the Gospel of Luke 15:3-7, we find the parable of the one lost sheep that was found and the owner rejoiced over that one. Jesus masterfully wraps up the parable by introducing the reality of “heaven rejoices” over the one person who repents more t...

June 16, 2020

NO TRUER WORDS WERE SPOKEN BY DAVID, and resound in many of our hearts as we look forward to regathering at Central Baptist Church--“I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.”

Though David never had a sense of pilgrimage...

June 15, 2020

As Christians and people living in a broken world...we have all had them, we have all faced them. Our response to them can be imperative to the building of our character.

I at times have certainly felt those trials glaring at me. Sometimes trials look...

June 13, 2020

As our current fiscal year comes to a close, I want to update the congregation on our financial position.

In spite of our aggressive budget and challenges faced due to COVID-19 closures and interruptions, we have seen God’s provision each step of th...

June 10, 2020

Greetings Central Family.

Last night the Board gathered for our last meeting with Pastor Joel. He is still our Senior Pastor through Sunday June 14, and frankly he has a long to do list from the Board for the remainder of this week! Joel, as well as M...

June 8, 2020

Pastor Joel appeared on the June 8th episode of the "Whole and Holy" podcast from Bethel Seminary.

The episode focused on how to make sense of COVID-19 from a theological perspective.

Podcast can be found here: Link

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