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Reaching Out Through Sports

This week's Sports Camp is almost over, but we are excited about the things God has done and will continue to do throughout the week! So far, we have seen God bring more than 50 different kids out to St. John's to learn about Jesus through sports. Here are some highlights from the week: Sports Skills Each day campers are given the choice between basketball and cheerlea...

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Sports Camp 2016

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Next week we will host a Sports Camp on the east side of Charleston. We are excited to partner with a ministry called Uncharted Waters, as well as Citadel Square Bpatist Church, St. John's Chapel, and Summer LINK Anderson for this week of outreach. Our vision for this year's Sports Camp is two-fold:  It allows us the opportunity for shared mission in the city with ...

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Launching Summer LINK

This week we launched our first Summer LINK for college students in Charleston. Steve Lindenmeyer and Caleb Melton have partnered with Joshua Austin, the area BCM director, to lead fourteen Summer LINK participants. The themewe are using this year is Transformed. Our goal is that by the end of the summer students will be transformed and sent out to multiply the gospel wher...

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Serving Burke

Our church has been blessed with a space to meet that is not our own - it is a space that we share with Burke High School. While we meet in their auditorium one day out of the week, there are people who use the facility on a daily basis. So rather than operating in a "renting" relationship with the school, we desire to be a tangible blessing to the community around us in h...

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1Charleston: The Great Co+Mission

Coming Together To Embrace Diversity In the Church The 1Charleston Conference is about equipping Christians and churches to be on mission, together. This year at Charleston Southern University, leaders sought to demonstrate how overcoming racial and cultural divides can be used as a means of displaying the power of the Gospel. Over the course of one Saturday, those who ca...

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Time Well-Spent

This past weekend, our leadership team took the opportunity to get out of town on a retreat together. We did this out of a desire have a healthy team,  so that we may fully invest in serving our church community. As Pastor Craig mentioned last week, we are glad to serve a congregation who values this for its leadership. For this reason, we believe that this time prove...

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Relational Responsibility at Work

Over the next several months we will be telling stories of the extraordinary work of God in normal people's lives. You will also get the chance to know some of our pastors and staff as they share their stories. If you have a story about how God is working in your life that you would like to share, we would love to hear from you and celebrate together.  Stories: Cal...

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Breaking Down Barriers, Building Bridges

"For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility" - Ephesians 2:14 The Church in Charleston will accomplish far more for the Kingdom of God when our local congregations choose to collaborate rather than compete. For this to happen, divides must be crossed in pursuit of unity. Understanding this, ou...

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One Year in God's Faithfulness

Throughout the Old Testament we see a God who is repeatedly faithful to the Israelite people. In spite of their idolatry and disobedience, the Lord made the decision to pursue a relationship with His chosen people. Two thousand years later, He continues in His faithfulness with those whom He calls His own. This weekend Centerpoint celebrated one year as a church plant. Tho...

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A Biblical Overview

Included in our Missionary Journeys series was a sermon on Acts 17:1-15. During this sermon, Pastor Steve Heron pointed to the Bible as the definitive authority in the life of a Christian. For believers, the Bible is not a textbook that we study to get smarter; the Scriptures are historical love letters written to you and I revealing the God who inspired them. As a church...

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SEND: Translating a Conference to the Church

This past week our pastors and staff traveled to Nashville for the annual SEND: North America conference. The two-day training is hosted by the North American Mission Board - a ministry that exists to spread the gospel through domestic evangelism and church planting. During our staff’s time there, we were able to learn about "Joining the Everyday Mission of God"&nb...

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VBS Update

Vacation Bible School As the week comes to a close, we wrap up this summer's Vacation Bible School. We have been blessed by a team from Crestview Baptist (GA) who, for the second year in a row, has traveled to serve alongside our Kids Ministry at Burns Elementary. This has afforded our church an opportunity to build community with fellow believers while laboring for the g...

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Family Prayer Guide

As Centerpoint Church, we want our ministry to be a resource to families. We do not wish to be weekly event that individual families attend, but rather a unified family of believers being equipped for the work of King Jesus. In everything that we do our church wants to facilitate the family to do ministry, not just those called to work on staff. One of the ways that we wan...

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