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4th Men’s Fellowship – Bigger and Better!

On August 3, 2019 Central hosted the 4th Annual Mountain Empire Men’s Fellowship.  Just under 200 men from churches of Christ throughout the region gathered for eight hours of challenging messages from God’s word, encouraging fellowship, and some very delicious food. “The Truth Of Things” was the theme for this event, and several Christian men spoke on…

Calling Upon … Whom?

LightGrams September 5, 2019 Volume 23, Number 29 “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” That’s a line from Shakespeare I can quickly recall. But a story I just came across challenges the idea that names don’t matter so much. In the British Isles,…

Daily Focus, August 30, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Genesis 43:1 – 44:34 (“Then Joseph hurried out, for his compassion grew warm for his brother, and he sought a place to weep.  And he entered his chamber and wept there.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Therefore, if anyone is…

Daily Focus, December 17, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Matthew 9:1 – 10:42 (“And when the demon had been cast out, the mute man spoke. And the crowds marveled, saying, “Never was anything like this seen in Israel.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Pride goes before destruction, and a…

Sharing Thanksgiving For 20 Years!

On November 20, 2018 members of Central took part in the 20thanniversary of “Sharing Thanksgiving”. Begun in 1999 with the leadership of Luci and Perry Jernigan, this has become an annual outreach to neighbors in our community.  The big question that is still unanswered is this: Who is blessed more – those who receive these groceries,…

Daily Focus, April 10, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Proverbs 6:1-35 (“Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.”  Colossians 4:6…

2016 Men’s Fellowship

Our First Men’s Day – A Great Success! When plans were begun for a men’s day in late January of 2016, we weren’t sure what to expect.  Even the week before the event, we still had no idea. August 27, 2016 brought abundant evidence that the day was needed and appreciated.  178 men from around…

2016 Men’s Day

Our first-ever Mountain Empire Men’s Fellowship, held August 27, 2016, was a tremendous success.  179 Christian men from throughout the region gathered for a day of fellowship, singing, prayers, and challenging lessons from the word of God.  You can look over the topics and guest speakers below, and listen to recordings of each of these…