Scott Jones – Gilbert Campus Pastor My daughter, Morgan called and wanted to come home from her summer internship in Tampa, Florida. She was only two weeks in. It was a dream opportunity. I said, “Why would you want to come home?” Conflict. She went there to work with big cats but unfortunately there were […]

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By Corey Bullock – formerly the Ahwatukee Campus Pastor Today marks my last day at Central.  For the past 11 ½ years, this place has been my employment, my ministry, my church, my training ground, my family and so much more.  I still remember arriving in Arizona with my wife and my Toyota Echo on […]

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Scott Jones – Gilbert Campus Pastor “I got this!” That’s what I thought right before I threw my back out. It was Friday by my pool. Not “in” the pool. Outside of the pool while I was skimming leaves. It’s great having a pool in Arizona except I don’t have a pool guy. Actually I do; it’s my […]

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Scott Jones – Gilbert Campus Pastor My credit card just got hacked. Again. The second time in a month. Someone got my number and was pretending to be me. They shipped a few packages from FedEx, did a little grocery shopping at Target and attempted a $500 purchase from Ross. I think the tip off […]

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Scott Jones – Gilbert Campus Pastor Can you remember the last time you experienced disappointment? For some of you, it just happened, which is how you found this blog. You went searching for some encouragement or direction after a big let down. For others, it’s been a while, maybe so long that you almost didn’t […]

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Scott Jones – Gilbert Campus Pastor So there I was talking to this woman while she was sweeping up cigarette butts on her driveway. I bet this is the first time you ever read that opening sentence on a blog post. You’re probably wondering where this going, which by the way, is the point of […]

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Scott Jones – Gilbert Campus Pastor So we went to Florida to visit my family about a week ago. There’s always a risk leaving home in July during monsoon season in Arizona. You never quite know what you might find when you return. I’ve come home to fallen trees, windows screens thrown onto my roof […]

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Karie Herring – Prayer Coordinator Do you often feel or find yourself asking God for the same thing(s) over and over again? Sometimes even in a different manner? Do you sometimes feel like these prayers have gone unheard? Unanswered? “Maybe He is not listening at all,” is what we say to ourselves when we let […]

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