Cal Jernigan – Lead Pastor How well can you keep a secret? Usually, if you can keep a secret you are considered virtuous and to be complimented. Not always.

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Cal Jernigan – Senior Pastor “And be grateful.” These are the last three words of Colossians 3:15. While they are powerful words, they are words easier said than done. Why? Because expressing gratitude takes time.

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Cal Jernigan – Lead Pastor I am writing this post from the land of Israel/Palestine, very near the Sea of Galilee. I have come here, yet again, with a group of folks from Central. Our goal is to discover the wonders of this ancient land and to deepen our understanding of the current reality of […]

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Cal Jernigan – Lead Pastor Listen to me! LISTEN TO ME!

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Cal Jernigan – Senior Pastor Recently a number of our Senior Staff members read together the book Onward by Howard Shultz. It is the story of how Starbucks reinvented itself as a result of the economic crisis that began in early 2008. Business as usual was no longer the usual business. If Starbucks failed to […]

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Cal Jernigan – Senior Pastor It happens once a year, and if I am honest, I have to say I hate it. I dread it. I would do just about anything but have to subject myself to it. It always leaves me feeling…well…violated.

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Cal Jernigan – Lead Pastor Lisa and I spent time this past week in Chicago with a group of pastors and wives from large churches from around the country. We meet annually for the purpose of building relationships, learning best practices, spiritual support, and mutual encouragement. It is something we have done for the past […]

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Cal Jernigan – Senior Pastor What do you do when you really don’t understand what’s going on around you? You make something up, that’s what. You create a storyline.

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