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What About Those Who've Never Heard?

This week's post is by Noemi Pagan. Noemi is a member of Centerpoint and travels to North Africa on a regular basis to develop and train Christian leaders.  What About Those Who've Never Heard? “What about those who’ve never heard?” - This is one of those challenging ques­­tions I have heard (and even wondered myself) when thinking throug...

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Tell Us Your Story: AJ Rankin

Centerpoint is blessed to have a number of godly men and women who faithfully serve our church in a multitude of ways. So, every few weeks or so, we highlight one of our leaders, hear their story and learn more about how they serve our church. Today we hear from Pastor AJ Rankin. AJ is a native of the Charleston area, growing up in Goose Creek. He graduated from Charles...

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Tell Us Your Story: Jon Lowder

Centerpoint is blessed to have a number of godly men and women who faithfully serve our church in a multitude of ways. So, every few weeks or so, we will highlight one of our leaders, hear their story and learn more about how they serve our church. Today we will get to know our worship leader, Pastor Jon Lowder. Jon is a native of Columbia, attended Clemson University (...

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Summer Link Update

Summer Link Charleston, our summer discipleship program for college students, kicked off a few weeks ago and is in full gear. This year we have 16 students participating from over seven colleges including Anderson, Clemson, Virginia Tech, as well as our local school College of Charleston, The Citadel and Trident. I cannot be more thankful for the team that God has p...

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The Gospel & Racial Reconciliation

This Saturday, June 17, is the second anniversary of the shooting at Emanuel AME, where nine black churchgoers were killed because of the color of their skin. This anniversary causes our church to stop and reflect because it served as a turning point for our city, our state, and perhaps the entire country, forcing us to see the brutal reality that racism is still alive and...

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SMI Recap

Thank you to all who have prayed for, supported and encouraged our Medical Campus Outreach team who recently returned from North Africa. Centerpoint sent a team of 76 dentists, doctors, nurses, therapists and students to set up and run a health clinic for local adults and children. If you have been with us the last two Sunday mornings, you also know that our team face...

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Reflections on a Year of Serving

Over the past year, our church had the honor of hosting four Generation Link Residents who devoted countless hours serving our church, growing in discipleship and pursuing theological education. As we look to another year of the residency program, we want to take some time to hear what God did in their lives last year as well as share an update on their plans for next year...

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SMI North Africa

This month Centerpoint will be sending a team of 76 people to serve the people of North Africa. Dentists, doctors, nurses, therapists and students will set up and run a health clinic for a local population of adults and children. They are working closely with a small group of believers in the area that are seeking to give the gospel and their lives to the people in the are...

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Summer Link Charleston

Today’s college students are tomorrow’s world-changers! One of the best ways to influence the next generation of leaders is to invest in the lives of college students today. Centerpoint church will play an active role in this vision again this summer through the ministry of Summer Link. Summer Link is a seven-week intentional training strategy to help equip col...

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Meet the Residents: Ben Patton

Centerpoint is happy to host four Generation LINK residents who will spend this year with us learning, serving and growing together. Each month we will highlight one of them for you to get to know a little better. This month we hear from Ben Patton, a Citadel alum hailing from the Upstate Who are you and where are you from? My name is Benjamin Patton and I am from Spart...

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Walking For Life

Last Saturday, Centerpoint participated in the Lowcountry Walk for Life, an annual fundraiser for the Lowcountry Pregnancy Center. The center just celebrated their 30 year anniversary and has locations in North Charleston, West Ashley and Orangeburg. Each site serves young moms, babies, and families by providing free medical care, pregnancy support, parenting education a...

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For the Eastside, By the Eastside

  For the Eastside, By the Eastide On Saturday October 2, Centerpoint partnered with Loving America Street, to host a block party for the Eastside by the Eastside. The words for and by are significant, because too often people who live outside of the Eastside look at this community as a project--something that needs to be fixed. This way of thinking is harmful, cr...

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Longing for Community

Stories: JT Epting We all long for community, not only within the church, but with others outside the church as well. In an age governed by social media and the ability to connect with people one friend request at a time, I consistently meet people who want something deeper and richer, who recognize--even if subconsciously--the void of community relationship plaguing our ...

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A Quest for More

Stories: Brian Reinhardt “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.” (Lk 9:23-24) As a Christian - a partaker in the gospel, a drinker of the cup of grace, and washed by the blood of the Jesus - this comma...

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Not Only the Gospel

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: Micah V...

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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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International Discipleship

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: And...

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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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Life on Life Discipleship

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: Jon...

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God’s Good Gifts

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: Jon...

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The Exponential Fruit of Multiplication

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:...

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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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VBS Recap & Next Steps

VBS Recap & Next Steps This summer our church had the opportunity to partner with Burns Elementary through offering Vacation Bible School to the community. By serving less than a mile away from our church offices, the Lord has continued to bless the relationship that has been established between Centerpoint and Charleston County School District (CCSD). We are seeing more ...

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