One Thing I Ask

If you could have just one more prayer request answered before you went to heaven, what would that be? That’s the question I asked myself recently. What is the one thing I want more than anything else, summed up in…

I Can’t Do This

In 11 more months, I will no longer be the senior pastor here at EFCCL. I fight off the anticipated grief I know will come on me as a flood when I walk out of this facility for the last…

Make a Difference Every Day

This Saturday is “Make a Difference Day.” Celebrities are promoting it as the day to make a difference in others’ lives. As believers in Jesus Christ, we are to live “Make a Difference Lives” every day. If our focus is…

The Explosive Growth of the Church

Currently I am reading through the book of the Acts, and one of the things that is obvious is how quickly the church grows, even in the midst of persecution. Now we can make theories as to why it happened…

A Life Lived for Jesus

He was one of those rare individuals that you occasionally read about but almost never get to meet. Odos Craig was born in Auglaize County, Ohio, in 1919. A list of his skills? They were many: music, photography, farming, boating,…