Central Church reached out to nonprofit to steady roiling waters

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 06, 2020 12:16 PM CT | Published: January 05, 2020 4:05 AM CT
<strong>Once a megachurch, Central Church in Collierville went through two pastors and lost several thousand members before deciding to bring in an interim pastor with a national nonprofit that specializes in turning around evangelical churches.</strong> (Daily Memphian)

Once a megachurch, Central Church in Collierville went through two pastors and lost several thousand members before deciding to bring in an interim pastor with a national nonprofit that specializes in turning around evangelical churches. (Daily Memphian)

The onetime megachurch lost two senior pastors in quick succession, a warning sign to its congregation that it needed to take time to sift through layers of its history. 

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Jim Lee Central Church David Olford Gene Sauls Tom Harris Dan Werthman Interim Pastor Ministries
Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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