Praise Be!

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-3mz2f-12b6030 Series: The Family You’re a Part Of – Episode 1 Ephesians 1:1-14 “Remember the family you’re a part of” can sound like a threat. “Don’t make us look bad” or something like that. But what if there were a family where you were wanted from start to finish, and you were chosen and empoweredContinue reading “Praise Be!”

Can We Use Secular Media in Church?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-pfnaa-12acfa7 Series: Any Questions? (Episode 6) 28 August 2022 Acts 17:16-34 Is the Bible enough? Why should we bring in references to other resources when we have a book that came from God? Or should we? Pastor Jenn talks about playing Hide and Seek with Jesus and shows us the Apostle Paul doing just that.Continue reading “Can We Use Secular Media in Church?”

Are Women Still Being Punished for Eve’s Sin?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-kqjdi-12a489c Series: Any Questions? (Episode 5) 21 August 2022 Genesis 3:14-16; Joel 2:25-32 Is God a misogynist? Well really? What is God like? What did God intend for humans? And what kind of punishment are we even talking about? ——————– Scripture Reading: Kathleen Youngs Message in a Basket: Ron Chernisky Main Message: Pastor Jenn (RevContinue reading “Are Women Still Being Punished for Eve’s Sin?”

Why Is the Church Always Asking for Money?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ur5e5-12a03e6 Series: Any Questions? (Episode 4) 14 August 2022 1 Corinthians 16:1-4; 1 Timothy 5:17-18; 6:3-10* Is it sketchy to pay for spiritual care? Or is it absolutely the right thing to do? How giving money to the church and ministry is less about obedience and more about becoming more like Jesus–in humility, compassion, andContinue reading “Why Is the Church Always Asking for Money?”

What Do We Do About Spiritual Wilderness?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-muhx7-1296a81 Series: Any Questions? (Episode 3) 7 August 2022 1 Kings 19:1-18 Have you heard of “spiritual wilderness”? Have you ever been in one? How do we think about it and what do we do if we find ourselves there? The third in a series on questions from the congregation. ——————– Scripture Reading: Tom JerniganContinue reading “What Do We Do About Spiritual Wilderness?”

Can I Ask Questions in Church?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-g4ihc-1296a73 Series: Any Questions? (Episode 2) 31 July 2022 Luke 2:41-52 Even in a church where questions are welcome, do we need to consider what kinds of questions there are? Why did Jesus ask questions? The second in a series on questions from the congregation. Apologies to all who join us online: the first isContinue reading “Can I Ask Questions in Church?”

Whose Vine Is It Anyway?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-bt9kr-127e37c Series: Storyteller #13 17 July 2022 Luke 20:1-19 Where did Jesus get His authority? A parable about authority, in which we see the people with the least legitimate authority are the most violent and controlling. ——————– Scripture Reading: Kathleen Youngs Message in a Basket: Rev Barbara Jernigan Main Message: Pastor Jenn (Rev Jennifer AContinue reading “Whose Vine Is It Anyway?”

The King You Expect

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-qgfp3-126e54f Series: Storyteller #12 10 July 2022 Luke 19:11-27 The king you expect might be the king you get. ——————– Scripture Reading: Paul Layte Message in a Basket: Rev Barbara Jernigan Main Message: Pastor Jenn (Rev Jennifer A G Layte) ——————- Central Baptist Church is embarking on a capital campaign to restore key aspects ofContinue reading “The King You Expect”

My Stuff Tells Me So

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-62jmg-12661ce Series: Storyteller #11 3 July 2022 Luke 16:19-31 Money and hell and other good topics for social gatherings. Also, did you know that there are legends about Sodom and Gomorrah? All this on Communion Sunday. ——————– Scripture Reading: Tom Jernigan Message in a Basket: Rev Barbara Jernigan Main Message: Paul Layte ——————- Central BaptistContinue reading “My Stuff Tells Me So”

Who’s In Charge Here?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-8pgva-125cab3 NOTE: THIS EPISODE INCLUDES A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT. SEE BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS. Series: Storyteller #10 26 June 2022 Luke 16:1-15 What to do when you’re faced with a passage of Scripture you don’t understand. Also what to do (and what not to do) if and when you’re faced with a loss of power andContinue reading “Who’s In Charge Here?”

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