Values: A Community of Grace

Following last weeks vision talk, this week, Nic spoke to us from the story of Zacchaeus that is found in Luke 19:1-10. The topic was the value of grace, which is one of our three core values here at Christ Central.

Nicholas Lines
Story: Why do we exist?

On Sunday Seth shared with us the vision of Christ Central, explaining that we exist to help people find their place in God’s big story. Listen here to find out what that practically looks like.

Seth Hoffman
Alpha: What about the Church?

On the final week of Alpha, Nic looked at what the Bible says the church is meant to look like. He recognised that history doesn't always paint the church in the best light and spoke about how Christ Central wants to reimagine what church life can look like.

Nicholas Lines
Alpha: Does God heal today?

On week seven of our Alpha series. Nic asks and answers the question 'Does God heal today?' In this message we look at the big picture of the Bible when it comes to healing as well as some key values we must hold on to when praying for healing and dealing with suffering.

Nicholas Lines
Alpha: Did Jesus really rise from the dead?

This week Nic looked at probably one of the most important questions we will ever ask ourselves and that is ‘Did Jesus really rise from the dead?' He made the case that Christianity rises and falls on this one question!

Nicholas Lines
Alpha: Why did Jesus die?

This week, on Alpha, Seth asked the question, why did Jesus die? And we spent the morning exploring how in the story of Christianity, forgiveness is not something to earn but a gift to receive.

Seth Hoffman
Alpha: Science and faith

On week two of Alpha we tackled the topic of ‘Science and faith’ and watched a talk by Andrew Wilson. Andrew is a Pastor, author and internationally recognised theologian based in Eastbourne, England.

In this talk he speaks about how science is only part of the picture that helps us understand why we are here and how we need to engage with both science and faith in order to achieve a fuller picture of the meaning and purpose of life.

Nicholas Lines
Alpha: Boring, irrelevant and untrue

On week one of Alpha Nic spoke to us asking the questions ‘Christianity; is it boring, irrelevant and untrue?’ He shared his own story of coming to faith and also looked at three huge claims that Jesus made in John 14.

Nicholas Lines
Who is my Neighbor with Abdul Elenani

The second of two special Sunday’s in which we speak with prominent leaders within our community, seeking to learn from them about how we as a Church community can become better neighbors to Bay Ridge.

Nicholas Lines
Who is my Neighbor with Justin Brannan

The first of two special Sunday’s in which we speak with prominent leaders within our community, seeking to learn from them about how we as a Church community can become better neighbors to Bay Ridge.

Nicholas Lines
Don't get lost on the journey

This week Seth concluded our series in the book of Acts by speaking to us about the importance of being a community who remember who God has called us to be.

Seth Hoffman
Community of Family

This week Amy shared with us how we want to be a community who are a family together and not just a group of who meet on Sundays.

Nicholas Lines
Community on a Journey

This week Nic spoke to us from Acts 19 about how the process in which a persons comes into a relationship with God and that it's a journey we never graduate from.

Nicholas Lines
Community of Grace

This week Nic spoke from Acts 15 about the story of the council meeting at Jerusalem. He shared three key points about how it applies to us today here in Brooklyn.

Nicholas Lines
Relationship and Renewal

This week Seth took some time looking at some of the values that are important to us and talked about the kind of people we want to become here at Christ Central in Brooklyn.

Seth Hoffman