Central Christian Church (Henderson, Nevada)

Central Christian Church (also known simply as Central) is a postdenominational Evangelical megachurch in Henderson, Nevada, United States.

Central Church
Central
LocationHenderson, Nevada
CountryUnited States
DenominationPostdenominational
ChurchmanshipEvangelical
Weekly attendance21,055
Websitewww.centralonline.tv
History
Founded1962
Clergy
Senior pastor(s)Jud Wilhite

HistoryEdit

It was founded in 1962 and operates a 148,000-square-foot church building in Henderson, NV.[1] Central also has several other locations all around the world.[2] In 2013, Outreach listed Central as the 9th largest church in the United States with an attendance of 21,055.[3] The church's mission statement is to "Introduce people to Jesus and help them follow Him."[4] Jud Wilhite is the senior pastor of Central.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ David Stratton (2004). Las Vegas: Including North Las Vegas, Henderson, and Boulder City. Globe Pequot Press. p. 341. ISBN 0762735058.
  2. ^ Brett McCracken (2010). Hipster Christianity: When Church and Cool Collide. Baker Publishing Group. p. 185. ISBN 1441211934.
  3. ^ Bob Hutchins; Greg Stielstra (2009). Faith-Based Marketing: The Guide to Reaching 140 Million Christian Customers. John Wiley & Sons. p. 186. ISBN 0470483067.
  4. ^ Mark Mittelberg (2000). Building a Contagious Church: Revolutionizing the Way We View and Do Evangelism. Zondervan. p. 273. ISBN 0310221498.
  5. ^ Jud Wilhite, Bill Taaffe (2008). Uncensored Grace: Stories of Hope from the Streets of Vegas. Random House. p. 239. ISBN 1601422024.