Good news to sustain us

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This week’s message comes from Chris Finlay, the interim Regional Leader for the Wellington Baptists. Romans 1:1-17 Writing to believers living in the heart of the Roman Empire, the apostle Paul considers how he may strengthen and encourage them. His message may help to guide and sustain us as we cope with life in the […]

Following Jesus in the time of pandemic

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Paul Thompson brings us this week’s message “Following Jesus in the time of pandemic”. Matthew 6: 25 – 34 Today, we will think about the impact of the Covid-19 virus on New Zealand, and our plans as a church as we go into the coming months. How will we respond? What resources do we need? […]

Right Side Up People in an Upside Down World

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Matthew 5:1-12 The world seems to be even more upside down than usual right now, doesn’t it? And even closer to home, here at Central, we are in a time of transition and moving ahead on a new journey together. When upside down and right side up seem to be all mixed up, when everything seems to […]

Looking back, moving forward

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Ex 15:20-21; Heb 10:23-25 Today we consider how to courageously navigate uncertainty in our lives. Miriam, a leader of the Israelites and the sister of Moses and Aaron, shows us practical ways to strengthen our faith and renew our hope for the future, even when it is hard to see clearly how it will unfold. […]

Love one another (1 John 4:7-12)

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Today, we conclude our series on 1 John. The very brief letters of John (1-3) are tucked away towards the end of the New Testament. It is widely accepted that they were written by the apostle John, the disciple of Christ who wrote the Gospel of John. These letters of John are amongst the last […]