Central Revelations February 2015

Blessed Are The Peacemakers
Written by Michael Kelsey   

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As we revive our church newsletter, we decided to have the first issue address what’s happening at Central Church in the realm of Biblical Peacemaking.  For a number of years now, we have been teaching and sharing the importance of--as much as it depends on you, living at peace with one another.  There are ongoing efforts to

Are You Better Than Ezra
Written by Pastor Rob Alfala   

   Peter makes it very clear in 1 Peter 2:4-5 (NASB), that ALL of God’s professed people are called to be a “holy priesthood” for God.  The wonderful thing is that none of us have been given the role of being His High Priest.  That role is reserved solely for Jesus Christ, who by His death, resurrection and ascension, earned that right to represent us as our High Priest before the Father (see Hebrews 3:1; 7:25-28).

Listening With Your Spiritual Ear
Written by Kim LaCoste   

Humans take in hundreds of sounds simultaneously: traffic, planes flying overheard, children playing in a schoolyard, etc.  But how well do we listen with our spiritual ear? I'm using "ear" as opposed to "ears" because I think there are three levels: the first level, where we have the normal hearing of everyday sounds; a second level that can make us

Staying Connected
Written by Kim LaCoste   

   "I am the vine, ye are the branches..."

   A few years ago, a man directed a film where a part of the plot was trying to save a "tree of life".  All of the people were connected to it, through their nervous/circulatory systems and were willing to die to preserve it.

Cooking With Casey
Written by Casey White   

6 Bean Chili

Beans add a wonderful stick-to-your-ribs component to chili, and this receipe delivers.  Enjoy the hearty, robut flavors and a soup that satisfies.


Total Time: Aprox  85 min
Prep: 30 min
Cook: 55 min
Yield: 3 quarts chili