Jay Childs serves as the Senior Pastor at EFCCL. Subscribe to our blog to get weekly updates from Pastor Jay.

Controversy in the Church

Controversy in the Church

Every age has its share of controversy within the Church. In Augustine’s day, it was controversy over the nature(s) of Jesus. In Martin Luther’s day, it was the argument over justification by faith alone. In the days of Wesley and…

Is God a Narcissist?

Is God a Narcissist?

Many people have accused God of being self-centered and a narcissist. Here’s why: since the story of the Bible is God’s promise to become famous, it seems He is a tad bit self-absorbed. After all, it would be wrong for…

What I've Been Reading Lately

What I’ve Been Reading Lately

Every once in a while, I will publish a list of what I’ve been reading as of late. Here is my latest reading list—with a few comments: I read Saying it Well, by Chuck Swindoll. It is his autobiography, and…

What Is Our Vision?

What Is Our Vision?

Taking our lead from the New Testament, we believe the Bible’s path to salvation and spiritual growth can be summarized in three words: Follow. Connect. Make. These are three words you will hear a lot about around EFCCL. They are…

How Do We Get to Heaven?

How Do We Get to Heaven?

The most important question facing the human race is this: how can a sinful human being be reconciled to a holy God? It is the question asked by a prison guard in the book of Acts, chapter 16. When an…