Jeremy Jernigan – Executive Pastor This upcoming May will be my twelfth anniversary of being on staff at Central. It has been an unbelievable journey for me and my family. When I started on staff I was finishing up my undergrad degree and was about to get married. I began as a fifteen-month intern and […]

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This is part of a series of posts looking at your questions about theology. Question: Are people born inherently good or inherently bad? What do we do with the idea of original sin? Jeremy Jernigan – Executive Pastor Instead of quoting verses for this answer, I’d like to go back to two early church fathers […]

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This is part of a series of posts looking at your questions about theology. Question: What happens when we die? When I read the Bible it sounds like we go into a sleep state until resurrection day, but I have also heard that we see God and other people that have passed. So which is […]

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This is part of a series of posts looking at your questions about theology. Question: Does believing that Jesus died for our sins give people a free pass to heaven, no matter how much they oppress or hurt others in this life? Jeremy Jernigan – Executive Pastor What does Hitler deserve for eternity? Most people […]

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This is part of a series of posts looking at your questions about theology. Question: There are people who act more like Jesus than some who claim to be Christian. Does a person have to literally profess the name of Jesus to be saved, or can we see evidence of this in their life some […]

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This is part of a series of posts looking at your questions about theology. Question: Is baptism a mandatory part of salvation? If it’s not, what role does it play for believers? Jeremy Jernigan – Executive Pastor Depending on your church tradition growing up you likely have all sorts of views on the role of […]

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This is part of a series of posts looking at your questions about theology. Question: In light of Thanksgiving, how much does faith play a role in being thankful? Do we only thank God for the things we tangibly have? Jeremy Jernigan – Executive Pastor This is a great question and one that might seem […]

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This is part of a series of posts looking at your questions about theology. Question: What’s the difference between an Israelite and an Israeli? Why do I not find the word “Israeli” in the Bible? Jeremy Jernigan – Executive Pastor A couple of groups from Central spent the last few weeks exploring Israel. It is […]

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