A series of heartfelt letters about the beauty of the Central community, the love of Jesus, and the power of the gospel.
God is actively at work at Central—not only in our ministries and programs—but in individual lives. Read several letters from those in our community about how God is changing their heart through Central.
This Giving Tuesday, join us in raising $300,000 for our program operating fund which makes possible our ministries and programming, and ultimately, our ability to share the good news of the gospel. Thanks to the generosity of Central's Elders and Trustees, all gifts made on Tuesday will be matched up to $115,000! Contribute to the heart change taking place at Central by making a gift on November 28.
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I first began attending Central in 2010. But even though I have always claimed to be a Christian, I did not have a full understanding of the good news of the gospel until very recently.
For many years, I had been taught to believe that the Church was the final authority of my faith, and that I had no right to question its teaching. But eventually, I did have questions.
The first Sunday I attended Central, I heard a sermon on the importance of Christian community and how you can’t be a Christian on your own. That Sunday is when things began to change for me.
Psalm 51:12—”Restore to me the joy of your salvation”—sums up much of what Central has meant to me. I've been a Christian for 20 years, and I would say that in some ways, the gospel had grown stale to me.
In the past, I’ve often felt that I had to check some boxes in terms of saying the right things, or using Christian buzzwords. But the authenticity and vulnerability