“Resurrecting Our Hope in Jesus” was the theme of
Dr. Martha A. Alexander, guest evangelist, delivered three messages of hope, gospel and truth based on the theme scripture: “A new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.” (1 Peter 1:3 (b). Alexander is an elder in the Mississippi Conference and serves as deputy director of Operation Shoestring.
Believing that God is doing a new thing (Isaiah 43:19) in the life of the church, Alexander delivered her messages with down-home axioms and dialect for a new day and a new generation.
“We have been entirely blessed with Dr. Alexander’s presence and the power of her message,” said Dr. Jimmy Barnes, Central’s pastor.
The entire congregation participated in the three-night event. Special thanks were expressed to those participants and to Carlos King, chair, and to the Evangelism Committee for planning the revival.