• A Beautiful Mess
    Challenge Central: a CBC devotional By: Charlie Lyons I never cease to be amazed at how a comment from a three-year-old can bring immediate and resounding perspective to just about any situation. Can you recall when you’ve been completely taken aback by a toddler’s seemingly unintended depth and perception? Our three kiddos are either in…

  • Faith & Politics: A Better Way

    Challenge Central: a CBC devotional By: Charlie Lyons I grew up in a setting where it was taught that we shouldn’t talk about religion and politics in public. Years later,… Continue reading

  • A Step of Transition

    Challenge Central: a CBC devotional By: Jeremy Heikkinen This is graduation week for Central Baptist Academy. Our grade 8 students have made it and so have many other students! This… Continue reading

  • The Parson is Converted!

    Challenge Central: a CBC devotional By: Lars Janssen I recently read of a pastor named William Haslam (1817-1905), who was ordained into the Church of England in 1842. An interesting… Continue reading

  • On The Road to Recovery

    Challenge Central: a CBC devotional By: Roger Wood Early Sunday morning on April 3rd, I took a tumble down our front hall stairs, breaking my pelvis and bruising my rib… Continue reading

  • My Weakness, God’s Grace, His Glory

    Challenge Central: a CBC devotional By: Pastor Alan Rietberg One of the many blessings I have in my ministry here at Central is updating the weekly prayer list. That may… Continue reading

  • The Dead Will Hear

    Challenge Central: a CBC devotional By: Pastor Lars Janssen Today, I had the opportunity to hear about what God has been doing in a friend’s life. As the story progressed,… Continue reading