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Preparing for Sunday: January 22, 2017

This Sunday we continue in the book of Colossians. Pastor Steve Heron will cover Colossians 3:12-14, the first of two sermons on what attributes we are to "put on": Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving ...

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Sanctity of Life

This Sunday is Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. This day originated when President Ronald Reagan designated January 22 as the first National Sanctity of Human Life Day. This date was chosen because on January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion in all 50 states. Churches like ours around the United States use the day to celebrate God's gift of life, commem...

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Racial Reconcilation

At Centerpoint, our vision is to see the gospel transcend all of life, especially how we relate to brothers and sisters of other heritages. And as the Dylann Roof trial has come to an end and we get ready to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day, this is an important time for race relations not just in our city, but the nation as well. With this in mind, we want to enco...

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Preparing for Sunday: January 15, 2017

This Sunday we continue in the book of Colossians. Pastor Steve Heron will cover Colossians 3:5-11, focusing on what Paul says to "put off": Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. On account of these the wrath of God is coming. In these you too once walked, when you...

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Resolutions are Not Enough

Check out our list of Bible Reading Plans. There are several to choose from - choose one that is right for you and commit to it for 2017!  This post was written by David Mathis and originally appeared at Desiring God. New Year’s resolutions can be an important first step, but they are a far cry from real, lasting change. The ringing in of a new year bring...

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Preparing for Sunday: January 8, 2017

This Sunday we are back in Colossians, now in the second half of the book, which focuses on new life in Christ. This week Pastor Steve Heron will cover Colossians 3:1-4: If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on e...

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Loving our Neighbors

  Over the past few weeks, Drew & Erica Jeffrey shared a burden with their Community Group for those who have no shelter, specifically our Sunday morning neighbors who call Marion Square their home. So last Sunday, they coordinated the collection of coats, blankets and containers of soup to take across the street to any who were in need. We were all a bit anxi...

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Four Ways to Serve This Christmas

This post originally appeared on The Verge Network and was written by Chris Allman. Whether out of genuine desire to provide a happy holiday for the marginalized or out of sheer guilt, Christmas is the time we ramp up our acts of service. Perhaps it’s just a necessary response to the onslaught of opportunities we’re exposed to this time of year. No matter t...

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Preparing for Sunday: December 18, 2016

This week is the fourth Sunday of Advent, and we will celebrate through special readings, new songs, and an Advent message from Pastor AJ Rankin on Matthew 2:1-12. You can prepare this week by reading Matthew 2:1-12 and listening to our songs for the week below. A playlist of all our songs can also be found here. We look forward to gathering with you this Sunday...

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Sent to the Nations

"Missions exists because worship doesn't." - John Piper Sending Our Own to the Nations One of the commands of Jesus is to "Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you." (Matthew 28:19-20a) At Centerpoint, we take this command seriousl...

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