Posts from December 2014

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January 4 Sonny’s Sayings

by Sonny Gallman

As we celebrate the new year as a church, I have become convinced that our mindset needs to be that of an organism, not an organization. An organization has one primary goal: survival through building and expanding its structures. It survives by maintaining these structures. It is more concerned about its functioning than about its […]

December 21 Sonny’s Sayings

by Gwen Bills

And so the homestretch is here. By now many of us have already attended all of our Christmas parties – Sunday School classes, offices, deacons’, choir, family and friends, and so on. All of the parties and Christmas functions are important in that they remind us (some more overtly than others) that Jesus was not […]

“An Unplugged Christmas,” Presented by Our Children, Youth & Adults

by Andy Rawls

“An Unplugged Christmas,” the biggest, brightest Christmas show ever was  presented by Central Baptist Church children, youth and adults on Saturday evening, December 13.   It tells the story of a group trying to win a Christmas decoration contest. Their hopes are dashed when the power goes out. They discover there is a greater Light […]

Christmas Unplugged & Lessons & Carols

by Sonny Gallman

  Dear Central family: I just want to take one last opportunity to invite you to our special events this weekend. “Christmas Unplugged “is the special Christmas pageant that we have been working on this fall. We will perform it tomorrow night at 6 PM. We have all generations represented, and it is a cute […]

December 14 Sonny’s Sayings

by Sonny Gallman

I was on my way to church today, when a truck passed me, looping in and out of traffic. I had seen him in my rearview mirror, and knew that he was going to be a crazy driver. I think it was a white truck, but I couldn’t really tell, because all of the sides […]

December 7 Sonny’s Sayings

by Sonny Gallman

So this morning (Thursday), I had a plan. I have several things to take care of, appointments to keep, and so on. I also had limited time to do them in, so I had made a plan for the order in which they would take place. But you know how God laughs at our plans. […]