Emily Teterud – Marketing Coordinator What’s your go-to response when someone walks by and says, “Hey, how’s it going?” “Good!” “Fine!” Sometimes I toss the question back and hear the same reply. I think most would agree this is a typical and culturally accepted greeting in America—kind of a mindless response, but it’s the way […]

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Monte Hunt – Associate Worship Pastor “Encourage one another daily, as long as it is called Today, so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.” Hebrews 3:13 The act of encouragement can easily be over looked, and yet it’s impact can stretch far beyond our own vision. God fully understands our needs, […]

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Allison Mangrum – Worship Leader These days it’s hard to go anywhere (in person or online) without being inundated with everyone’s opinions on the presidential election. I’ve seen anger, humor, hope, shock, confusion, and frustration. I’ve even seen people threaten to move to Canada. But, you know what the underlying emotion is that ties all […]

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Dakota McGrath – Student Worship Director I’ve had the incredible privilege of working at Central for just about six months now as the Student Worship Director. I love it. It’s been about 5 years since I started leading worship in some capacity, but if you asked me anytime before that, I would have replied in […]

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Monte Hunt – Associate Worship Pastor So much of one’s understanding of God can be influenced by their life experience. If a person’s childhood was bright and enjoyable, they may have a very positive view of God. In contrast, if a person’s childhood was unpleasant and rough, they may have a very negative view of […]

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By Cassie Rosales – Worship Leader My sister was recently married in California and my family decided to rent a 100-year-old hacienda by the beach. Sounded like a great idea … in theory. No A/C meant we had to leave the windows open all the time. Well, as you know, with old houses come a […]

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Steve Mass – Associate Worship Pastor Have you ever played Zoomed In? It’s the game where you look at images up close, to where they are almost in distinguishable, then you have to guess what the image is zoomed out. I remember playing this and how difficult this really is! Sometimes you think with full certainty […]

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Monte Hunt – Associate Worship Pastor This post is a message I imagine many, in one way or another, have heard before. But often in life we need reminding more than we need instruction. My hope is these thoughts will serve as a reminder to us all that the mission of Christ is still the […]

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