Grace, Evangelism, Faith, Prayer, and Hope

We’ve rounded up five of our favorite posts from 2012 (not an easy task!) to share with you. Take a break from the busyness of life today to enjoy these encouraging words from our EFCCL pastors and directors. The Thing…

February 3: You Have Kept All Your Promises

“Promises, promises.” Have you ever heard that said (or said it yourself) with disdain toward someone whose words really meant nothing? They might even have been full of good intentions, but there was very little in the way of follow-through….

January 27: "Without Warning" Worship

Haven’t we all been there? Life is bobbing along fairly smoothly, maybe things aren’t terrific, but they seem pretty manageable, when suddenly—WHAM!—we get blind-sided without warning, and life is anything but under control. In Matthew 8, the disciples found themselves…

Praying for Our Search Committee

There’s a verse I’ve been praying as we continue through our search process: “Do not be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were…

January 20: Hallelujah Anyhow!

Anyone who has ever met with me for mentoring or counseling has heard me say (probably on multiple occasions), “It isn’t our circumstances that affect the way we feel; it is what we tell ourselves about the circumstances that largely…