Connecting the Word to Life

September 17, 2017

What God-given strengths, values, and resources can we build upon here at Central? What fresh opportunities for service and growth is God preparing us to seize? How has God positioned us to be “Central” in a missional sense–a place of intersection, a people connecting the heart of Christ to the heart of Cedar Rapids? It’s time to Get Connected!


A Royal Debacle

August 13, 2017

Putting our trust in thorn bushes is beyond foolish (Judges 9:7-21). We’ll definitely get stuck, and in the end we’re liable to get burned. Jesus urges us to test the character and actions of would-be leaders, especially those who seek authority within God’s kingdom: “By their fruit you will recognize them” (Matthew 7:20).