Message for 05.28.17 :: All the Marvel heroes are awesome, but one movie puts them all on a team fighting together for one purpose. At first there's tension, but when they commit to a common purpose these superheros learn they are better together. All of us need a team... a place to belong and where others have our back. That's the church. It's not just a place you go once in awhile, but a new community that can give you new life and purpose.
Message for 05.21.17 :: In this classic story, the most unlikely creature (a hobbit) is chosen for the most monumental task of saving the world. Frodo must take the Ring to Mordor and destroy it even though he feels too small and weak to face the powerful forces trying to stop him. The Bible paints a similar picture for us. God chooses us to be a part of something bigger than we can imagine. He calls us to be a part of story where even though we feel too small and weak for the task, He...
Message for 05.14.17 :: It's a tale as old as time. Belle is held captive by the Beast in his cursed castle, but she overcomes every challenge with her wit and with her heart. Parenting can be a beast of a job, but with God's help, you can learn to see the beauty within those you are called to love... and see them transform.
Message for 05.07.17 :: Rocky is the ultimate underdog. He has heart keep fighting even when the odds seem impossible. He trains when no is looking so he can take the hits and still stand strong. God has won a victory for us in Christ, and we are called to train hard and fight the good fight.
Message for 04.30.17 :: Indy is always searching for lost artifacts of high value. The result is a life of adventure and close calls. The faith journey is similar - God invites you on adventure of faith following him. Unexpected treasure awaits those who meet Jesus and follow him.
Message for 04.23.17 :: Whether you're talking about Anakin, Luke or Rey, the classic Star Wars story begins with a special person stuck on a boring planet wishing to break free. When they finally reach the stars, they get wrapped up in a huge war between darkness and light. Faith is the same. There's a battle between good vs evil in each of our hearts, and we have to choose: join the resistance… or give in to the dark side.
Message for 04.16.17 :: Since Jesus rose from the dead he won the ultimate victory so we can have victory in our life. Since Jesus beat death, his teaching stands and He can bring us back from whatever is holding us down. Easter isn't just about Christ rising 2,000 years ago, but about the power of Christ in our life today. The path to experience this victory this Easter is through surrender.
Message for 04.09.17 :: Join the Central Family as we come together to remember the cross and God's sacrifice of His son through sharing in Communion. This is a special time to prepare our hearts for Easter and the message of hope it brings.
Message for 04.02.17 :: One of the greatest promises of God is that he will be with us. We are never alone and we never have to face life's challenges alone. In this message, we learn to see God's presence everywhere through eyes of faith. When we feel alone, God is accessible.
Message for 02.05.17 :: There is nothing like getting in the game. Following Jesus is an adventure. It's unpredictable. It has its own moments of tension, anticipation and nail biting. In this message we will learn how hearing God's word leads to inspiration and following God's call leads to transformation.
Message for 01.29.17 :: An old Rod Stewart song says, "I wish that I knew what I know now when I was younger." That's a wish for wisdom, and it's essential for having the best year ever. When you live with wisdom you have the ability to weigh multiple options and chose God's best rather than life's worst.
Message for 01.22.17 :: Every year one of the items that tops our list of resolutions is to enjoy life more. In this message, we'll look at how to handle worry and stress to get the most out of each day.