Entries by Jill Beim

SHE Equip – August 29, 2017

Dear Sisters in Christ,​​ Thank you to Kris Studniski for our devotional this week. ​Philippians 4:11 For I have learned to be content with whatever I have. Think about that for a while. For I have learned to be content with whatever I have. Are we content? Are we trusting Him with what He has […]

SHE Equip – August 22, 2017

Dear Sisters in Christ, ​​Thank you to Tonya Marthaier for our devotional this week. Philippians 4:4-9 What struck me while reading these verses was that Paul does not promise us answered prayers. He promises us peace. Paul tells us to “present our requests to God with thanksgiving and we will receive peace that transcends understanding.” […]

SHE Equip – August 18, 2017

Dear Sisters in Christ, Thank you to Sandy Breed for our devotional this week. ​Philippians 4:1-3 Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, dear friends! I plead with Euodia and with Syntyche to be of the same mind […]

White Supremacy or the Way of the Lamb

Central, In our Philippians journey for this Sunday we are exhorted and encouraged to ‘stand firm in the Lord’! To stand firm in the LORD means to stand with all those who are marginalized in this broken and sin filled world. To stand firm in the Lord means that we repudiate and renounce all forms of […]

Children & Family Ministry

Hello, Hello Central Families! As school quickly approaches and we start to gear up for another year full of new beginnings and adventures here at Central we wanted to send you a quick note! As we shared at Prepare: A Parent Gathering, this year we will continue to grow with your families as you encounter […]

SHE Equip – August 7, 2016

Dear Sisters in Christ, ​Thank you to Roberta Takle for our devotional this week. ​Philippians 3:15-21  ​ To understand this section of Philippians we need to start with 3:14, “I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” Then verse 15a says, “All of us, then, […]

SHE Equip – August 1, 2017

Dear Sisters in Christ, ​Thank you to Pat Hackman for our devotional this week on Philippians 3:1-14. This summer as we study Philippians we have been learning how to move from stuck to forward. As we read through these verses there is an overarching message of ‘rejoicing’ or ‘joy’. These words can actually be found 16 times […]

SHE Equip – July 27, 2017

Dear Sisters in Christ, Thank you to MariAnne Medin for our devotional this week PHILIPPIANS 2: 19-30 This bible passage is about Paul, who was in prison, writing to the Christians at Philippi and thanking them for the gift they had sent him and to encourage and strengthen those believers. But, these verses also reveal […]

SHE Equip – July 25, 2017

Dear Sisters in Christ, Thank you to Roseanne Maas for our devotional this week PHILIPPIANS 2: 12-18 NRSV 12 Therefore, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed me, not only in my presence, but much more now in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling; 13 for it is God […]

Glocal Disciples

Central, GLOCAL DISCIPLES! In the 90’s Dr. John Mayer, Director City Vision, coined the phrase ‘GLOCAL’.  As followers or disciples of Jesus our witness and love is always GLOCAL! We ‘Serve Others’ and ‘Share the Good News of Jesus’ locally and globally. It is never one or the other but always both and. One of the great blessings of […]