Lent @ Central: Another Story Must Begin

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Isaiah 58:1-12, Rev 21:1-5a This Sunday is the first in the season of Lent. Our series for Lent draws on the story and characters of Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables. Today, through the characters of Fantine and Cosette,  we’ll look at how the beginnings of the story of Les Misérables demonstrate the need for the Gospel […]

Being Church: A place to stand. Prayer, Openness and Outward Focus

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Luke 11:1-4 This week, we conclude our series, Being Church: a place to stand. During this series, we considered some of the practices that have formed the church from its beginnings recorded in the book of Acts. We looked at the common life and hospitality of the church, the practice of communion and baptism. Today, […]

Being Church: A place to stand – Baptism

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Acts 2:37-38, Romans 6:1-4 This week, we continue our series, Being Church: a place to stand. During this series, we are looking at some of the practices of the church from its very beginning to the practices that are important to our community in 2019. Last week, we considered the practice of communion. Today, we […]

Communion – Being Church: A Place to Stand

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Mark 14:22-26, 1 Corinthians 11:23-25 This week, we continue our series, Being Church: a place to stand. During this series, we are looking at some of the practices of the church from its very beginning to the practices that are important to our community in 2019.  Last week, we considered the start of the church […]

Being Church: A Place to Stand – How did we get here?

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Acts 2:1-14, 40-47 This week, we start a new series called Being Church: A place to stand. During this series, we will look at the start of the church recorded in Acts 2, and finish with Central Baptist in 2019! On the way, we will look at some practices that have been key to the […]