• All Things at All Times
    By: Casey Korstanje   “I believe grace is everywhere. It is all around us. If only we had the humility to acknowledge our need and take advantage of it.”  I wish I had said that.   It is a line offered by a minor character in a period rom/com which otherwise followed the cliche pattern of… Read more: All Things at All Times

  • Busy for Jesus?
    Busy for Jesus?

    By: Pastor Jeremy   ● 500 Words  ● Passage of Scripture  ● Question  ● Personal story  “I’ve got nothing”…  Have you ever felt like that? Have you ever said that?  All of us live in different seasons and rhythms that are met with different pressures. Where are you these days? Do you feel like you… Continue reading

  • Accepted

    By: John Kerr   I was blessed with the most wonderful in-laws a guy could ask for. But I often wonder what they thought when Brenda brought me home to meet her family.  I looked more like I came off a rock band poster than the cover of a romance book! I had a big… Continue reading

  • Bringing Light and Hope
    Bringing Light and Hope

    By: Elias Omer   Act 1:8  But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.  Before 2020, the compound would have been filled with the energy of thousands of high school… Continue reading

  • I Belong to Jesus
    I Belong to Jesus

    By: Laura Callaghan   One of my earliest memories as a child is getting lost in the Right House department store at the Brantford Mall. One minute I was clinging to my mother’s skirt, the next lost in the circular racks of dresses that I soon discovered weren’t attached to a pair of maternal legs. … Continue reading

  • Let There Be Light
    Let There Be Light

    By: Casey Korstanje   Imagine life without Jesus. Seriously, try.  I had occasion to chat with some teen boys in December that left a deep and lasting impression. They had come to Central for Christmas dinner – the one organized for the community by Dave and Barb Rogelstad. The amount of work that went in… Continue reading

  • Local Calls
    Local Calls

    By: Pastor Lars Janssen   It’s early on a Saturday morning in February. I don’t tend to enjoy having to be somewhere early on a Saturday morning. My preference is to sleep in a little and do some quiet reading. But on this particular Saturday morning, I have to be at Bethel Reformed Church on… Continue reading