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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Jaime Geideman – Associate Worship Pastor I started singing in church when I was four years old. My Dad was a Worship Pastor at the time and he invited me one weekend to join him on stage to sing a special song. I remember how incredible the invitation felt and how special that moment felt, I’ll […]

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Cassandra Moton – Children’s Programming Pastor As a little girl, I loved fairy tales – especially the Disney ones! I loved Disney fairy tales so much that when I was 20 I got the best job ever working at Disneyland; the most magical place ever. And my most all-time favorite fairy tale is Cinderella. What young […]

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Blake Henry – Student Life Group Pastor, Mesa Campus If you don’t mind, I am going to bleed on this page for a little bit as I tell you of some revealing that has been happening in my life.

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Ericka Henry – Lead Life Group Pastor, Mesa Campus I recently returned from a life-changing trip to Israel-Palestine, a place in our world rife with violence, pain and complexity. There are more heartbreaking narratives happening in this space than I had heard or could have imagined. In the midst of all the complexity, I was exposed […]

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James Stanley – Maintenance Supervisor Almost four years ago, the separation which eventually would lead to divorce began. A perfect marriage by worldly standards was ending but a new journey was beginning. A better way to say it after a recent sermon by Cal is this: I needed to make a major course correction back […]

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Jaime Geideman – Associate Worship Pastor I recently read a book called “The Fringe Hours” it’s a book to help busy working moms make the most of all the time they have available for themselves, their families and their work. One chapter in particular stuck out to me in the book and it was about […]

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About today’s guest blogger Lori Schumaker… As a wife, mom, teacher, friend, and writer, Lori believes her purpose is to encourage others to seek hope. Pointing others to Jesus brings her joy. Writing about the hope of Jesus is her focus. It’s because of this that she is excited to welcome you as a friend […]

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