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Centennial News: What is Faith

Dr. Michael Stovall, Columnist One of my good friends is not a Believer, yet. He and I have gotten to be pretty good friends over the last several years. We have had all kinds of conversations about life. I have had multiple opportunities to share the gospel of Jesus

Love is a verb

By: Dr. Michael Stovall John 3:16 is an inexhaustible Bible text, “For God so loved the world, that He gave His One and Only Son, that whoever believes in Him will not perish, but have eternal life.” The context of John 3:16 is a conversation between Jesus and

Sportsman’s Night – A Celebration of Community Heroes

Every once in a while, a community needs an opportunity to get together and enjoy a fun evening…and that’s exactly what we want to help make happen. Centennial Baptist Church is hosting a community wide Sportsman’s Night Out on Thursday, September 11 at 6:30 p.m., at Heritage Recreation Park in

Leaders Should Be Readers

Reading is drudgery for most people. According to the Jenkins Group, a research company, 33 percent of high school graduates will not read another book after graduation. We live in a visual culture where information is gained at the click of a button. With the advent of DVR’s, On Demand Cable and

Honesty is the Best Policy…

I was recently asked by a parent about how much detail should we share with our children. I was reminded of a specific Sunday afternoon when I had to take our then-four year old son to the hospital emergency room after church, because he fell in the nursery

Neighbors and Friends

I have always been told that there is a clear way to tell whether a person needs encouragement. If they are breathing. My wife and I recently visited with a young couple that needed a little encouragement in life and in their ministry. This is one of

Neighbors and Friends

I have always been told that there is a clear way to tell whether a person needs encouragement. If they are breathing. My wife and I recently visited with a young couple that needed a little encouragement in life and in their ministry. This is one of

Fun in the Summer

Summertime is here and maybe your family is looking for affordable camp options to fill in some of that “free time” you have while school is out. There are lots of great opportunities in and around our community for your family. I’d like to tell you about a few

Like Sand Through the Hour Glass…

There are those precious commodities of life that are valuable in nature and limited in amount. TIME is one such commodity. We only have a set amount of time each day. Yet, the demands for our time seem to grow exponentially by the hour. Time is constantly moving and once

My Own Worst Enemy…

Forgiveness is the promise never to bring up again the hurt caused us by another person … not to them, not to God, not to ourselves and not to anyone else. Forgiveness is a choice that we must make. We are only responsible for ourselves, so we