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Leading people to discover and fully own their faith in Jesus. That is the mission of Central Christian Church, led by Pastor Cal Jernigan based in Mesa, Arizona with multiple locations throughout Arizona. Central is a safe and practical place to come as you are and grow in your faith, but it is also a place where complacency is challenged because we believe you are Made For More.
 
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Beyond The Lines

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Welcome to the Beyond the Lines Podcast. In a world where there are a few loud voices spreading division and hatred, we want you to know that there are more of us who want Unity and Love. We are a part of a community of people who love despite differences and listen to the stories of those who have been marginalized. We love beyond the lines of differences so that our lives can be full of diversity. We listen because we believe in human dignity for all people. Come listen with us and join a ...
 
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Summer is here! This summer, experience Travels With several characters from the Bible as they travel along on their path with God. Learn more about many of God's people and how their stories relate to your life today. This weekend starts off Travels with...Abraham.By Central Christian Church of Arizona
 
When an opportunity comes to expand your understanding of the world, do you take it? Even if it means learning some painful truths? Today on the podcast we have two wonderful leaders from Central’s staff joining us to talk about a recent trip they took to the south. This trip wasn’t for pleasure or for relaxation, it was to learn about the awful tr…
 
These past few months, you have learned how Jesus came so you can live free. Don't miss this final weekend to hear the rest of the story. What were the last words the apostle Paul wrote to the churches of Galatia? Join Pastor Cal Jernigan as he teaches on why it’s all about Jesus.By Central Christian Church of Arizona
 
Why are we so divided? Our faith lives were never meant to be lived out as solo sports. Jesus wanted us to live for him together. When our country, communities, and families are so divided it easy for the Body of Christ is be divided as well. God has better plan for us. Join Pastor Caleb Baker as he continues our Galatians series and talks about th…
 
How can we better listen to and love our Muslim neighbors? It all begins with getting to know them as people and hearing their stories. Today on the podcast, we have A delightful conversation with Imam Didmar Faja. An Imam is a Muslim religious leader and teacher. In our conversation with Imam Didmar we get an amazing opportunity to hear his perspe…
 
What does the world need more of right now? What does the church need more of right now? Jesus said that his children would be known by their LOVE. He didn’t say his church would be known by its accomplishments, by its knowledge, or by its daily devotions. He said we would be known by our LOVE. Join us as special guest pastor, Albert Tate, brings a…
 
Over the past several weeks, we have been exploring the freedom Jesus gave us on the cross. We are free from the law. We are free from the need to be good enough. We are free to love all people. But are we free to sin? Join Pastor Cal Jernigan this week as he discusses from Galatians 5 what it means to be a follower of Christ.…
 
What happens when survival is all you can think about and when the education you have been given doesn’t allow you to consider all of the options available to you? Sometimes people make bad decision because of the terrible situations they are born in. Today on the podcast we have Dwight Crocker. Dwight is one of the pastors on our church’s staff an…
 
Did you know there is a difference between hearing and listening? Hearing is passive. When you stand on a busy street, you can’t help but hear all the different sounds passing you by. Listening, however, is active and requires your full attention. Listening is a choice and the power of a listening ear is often underrated if not totally ignored in o…
 
Who doesn’t want to do the right thing? Perhaps some don’t, but most of us go through life trying to do what is right. Sometimes this becomes the whole point of our existence, to be good enough. It can become a trap and steal our joy as we never know if we are truly good enough. Jesus came to set you free from this trap. Join Pastor Cal Jernigan as…
 
Homelessness continues to rise in the United States. How can we better love our sisters and brothers who have hit rock bottom and are living on the streets? Four years ago you could have found Justin drunk and on the streets of Phoenix, but today he is the founder of several business including a non-profit. He has created an organization that is de…
 
So many people choose to be held back by the chains they’ve always worn. What if there was a way to be free? Sometimes we can try to be free on our own, striving to gain God’s acceptance. What if we told you don’t need to strive? Join Pastor Cal Jernigan as he shows us how God has made a way for everyone to find true freedom. The choice is yours.…
 
What if the Easter story changes everything? What if nothing is more important, impactful, significant, and life changing than the moment Jesus rose from the grave? Join Pastor Cal Jernigan this Easter to find out what Easter means and why it represents the most important event in human history.By Central Christian Church of Arizona
 
When is Evangelism Harmful? How have Christians missed the mark in how they share the good news? Where do we need to apologize for our bad behavior and how can we change in order to love better? For this special Easter episode of Beyond the Lines we have Tom Kopp on the podcast to talk about the good news. Tom Kopp is a pastor at Central and a guy …
 
Why do we try so hard to gain what we could never gain on our own? Christians should act like some of the freest people on the planet, but we can get distracted. We end up spending so much energy trying to gain God’s approval, love, or forgiveness, because nothing is really free, right? What if we are freer than we think we are? Join Caleb Baker th…
 
What is Christian Deconstruction and should we fear it? Deconstruction has become a buzz word over the last year in the Christian community so we wanted to have a conversation about what it is and how we can love those who might be experiencing it. Maybe you're deconstructing your faith right now, we may have some helpful insights for you as well, …
 
What does it take to become a verified Christian? How much do we have to do to be loved by God? What is the cutoff for those who are allowed in the church? These are the questions Paul despised. They turned the good news of Jesus Christ in Galatia into the bad news of rules and religion. Join Pastor Caleb Baker as he teaches what it means to be kno…
 
What does it look like to be called by God? Are only certain people called or are all of us called? Paul was the most unlikely person to be called by God, yet Jesus did the extraordinary. God used Paul’s history and his story to transform the world. Did you know God can use your story too? Join Pastor Cal Jernigan this week as he teaches on the pow…
 
How do we better listen to indigenous people and learn more about God in the process? Today on the podcast we are discussing a fantastic speech from Native American Theologian Richard Twiss. We talk about how native people have been excluded from the theological conversation in church history and how we can start changing that. We all miss out on w…
 
Do you know how easy it is to create a FALSE gospel? It is so easy that it immediately began happening a few years after Jesus went back to heaven. What is a false gospel? A false gospel turns the good news of Jesus into the bad news of a legalistic religion. Many of us are living out the rules and regulations of a false gospel right now. That is n…
 
Why did Paul write the book of Galatians? This is the launch of our new sermon series on Galatians. One of the keys to understanding Galatians is knowing the history of the author, Paul. Join Pastor Cal Jernigan as he unpacks for us Paul’s personal journey as we begin this new series on Galatians.By Central Christian Church of Arizona
 
How can Christians do a better job of building relationships with Jews and Muslims? Today on the podcast we have Josh Prather who is the pastor of Pioneering at Redemption Church in Phoenix. We talk about how Christians can learn a lot from visiting a Mosque or a Synagogue. We talk how those of us in the west need to start seeking out and listening…
 
Why is it so important for Christians to tithe? What if God doesn’t need our money? Rather, God wants to give us the opportunity to tithe so that we might experience a part of who God is. Join Pastor Cal Jernigan this weekend as he talks about the importance of the tithe in the life of the believer.By Central Christian Church of Arizona
 
Why is our culture predominantly ruled by debt? There are only three ways to use our money. We can spend it, we can save it, or we can give it. Unfortunately, our culture constantly tells us to spend our money and to spend it fast. Little thought is often given to the other two options. Join Pastor Cal Jernigan as he talks about how changing what w…
 
Deaf people can do everything those with hearing can do except hear. Where have we failed to love the deaf community and what can we learn from them about how to view our world? Today on the podcast we have two incredible guests in Hailey and Julia. Hailey has been deaf her entire life and has faced some challenges because of that. Julia is her mot…
 
What is debt? The reality of debt is that it is a type of slavery. It steals peace and gives shame in peace’s place. But there is good news! Debt doesn’t have to rule your life. God specializes in setting those who are captives free. Join Pastor Steve Carter this week as he talks about debt and how God desires for you to be debt free.…
 
Generosity is in God’s heart. He gave us the most generous gift in Jesus’ life. Why then is generosity so hard to talk about? Think of your favorite selfish person. Can’t do it? That’s because generosity is something we value in others but would rather not do ourselves. Join Pastor Cal Jernigan as he talks about how generosity can bring true joy to…
 
Christians need unity. How do we know that? Because Jesus' longest prayer was for his followers to have unity. Joe Tosini is the founder of the John 17 Movement. John17 is designed to be a tool for unity. We talk about the reasons why Christians have become so divided and why our history is full of hostility toward one another and the world. Join u…
 
Money is a hard topic to talk about. One reason for this is because talking about money and debt is often associated with shame or anxiety. But God wants us to be free from these feelings about money. Join Central this week as special guest, Rachel Cruze, shows us how God can help us get our finances back on track.…
 
If you are 95% faithful to your spouse, are you considered faithful? If your car breaks down once a week but runs well the rest of the time, is it a faithful source of transportation? Join us this week as Pastor Cal Jernigan reminds us that when we choose to follow God, He is concerned with more than just 10% of our resources. He wants us to be fai…
 
The Christian church is full of people, so it should be no surprise that it has a history full of errors. Some of these errors are racism, complicity, and segregation. Today on the podcast we reflect on an interview with Reverend David Wade. We talk about the beauty of the black church’s faith despite the long tragic history of mistreatment they ha…
 
This MLK Weekend we want to acknowledge Martin Luther King’s work in civil rights while also diving deeper into how we can better listen to our sisters and brothers of color. Listen in as Pastor Cal Jernigan and his good friend Reverend David L. Wade from Mt. Calvary Baptists Church of Mesa have a conversation about race, unity, and more.…
 
Many people admire Jesus. Even people who don’t believe in Jesus admire him. Jesus was one of the most influential people who has ever lived in all of history, so it makes sense. But Jesus doesn’t want his followers to just admire him, he wants us to imitate him. Join Pastor Cal Jernigan this weekend as he shows us the difference between admiring J…
 
Today we listen to an ex-convict, David Prian, give his story on how he turned his life around. Spoiler: it wasn't easy. David Prian had to deal with a lot of stereotyping that made it hard for him to succeed. Nevertheless, today, David has started and owns multiple successful businesses and serves the homeless. He is truly an incredible person and…
 
It’s officially 2022! And whenever a new year emerges it invokes ideas of fresh starts, clean slates, new goals and aspirations. These are all honorable desires, but what if we didn’t have to keep making lists each new year with the same content? What if we leaned into the newness that Jesus wants for all of us that lasts year after year? Join Past…
 
What if 2022 could be a year of silence and peace for you? What would it take? Our culture is filled with noise and busyness, but Jesus demonstrated a way to live that was often filled with silence, reflection, and prayer. Join Pastor Caleb Baker as he shows us how God can use silence in our lives.By Central Christian Church of Arizona
 
Did you know that you are loved? We have all been through some tough times in the last few years. Join Pastor Cal Jernigan as he shows us why the Christmas story means that you are loved and not alone. Jesus didn’t come down to live in a royal palace in perfect peace. He came to suffer for you.By Central Christian Church of Arizona
 
Why did God choose Mary to bring Jesus into the world? What did Mary have to deal with in her culture when she was found pregnant? How did Joseph feel when he learned? The Christmas story is filled with so many questions. But have you ever asked this question: how should I live after I learn this story? Join Pastor Cal Jernigan as we dive into Mary…
 
How do we get along with our family this Christmas and Holiday season? Sometimes family conflict can leave Christmas dinner tasting sour. How can you prepare yourself now so that we can have a Christmas that we want to remember with our families later. It is possible! Join us as we learn from the Lisa & Cal Jernigan on how to manage conflict during…
 
Did you know that God doesn’t need our faithfulness in order for Him to be faithful to us? Even when we are unfaithful to God, God remains faithful. We get to read about God’s faithfulness with Zachariah’s story in the Bible. Zachariah laughed in the face of God’s messenger when he heard that he would have a kid in his old age. But God didn’t move …
 
Does it sometimes feels like God is silent in your life? You're not the only one. The Israelites experienced 400 years of silence between the end of the old testament and the beginning of the new testament. This silence is not wasted! Join Pastor Cal Jernigan as he shows us how God uses silence to listen, wait, and trust.…
 
Preventing violence in our communities and nation starts with us. Together we can be a part of making a difference in the world. Identity-based violence is being spread by a few loud voices, but more of us want unity and understanding. Together we can rise up above violence and prevent it from silencing minorities and marginalized communities. Rach…
 
It is easy to hate people who are far from us. Jonah hated the Ninevites and wanted to keep them far away from him. We do that today. We can start to resent God’s love and grace for certain people because in our opinion they don’t deserve it. We get bogged down in the details of our faith and forget the most important principle, love. Join Pastor C…
 
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