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

You Are What You Read

You Are What You Read

I have to make a confession . . . I’m a “bibliophile”—someone who is consumed with the desire to hold, read, or even just touch a book. Not only do I read almost anything I can get my hands on,…

The Problem with the Gun Debate

The Problem with the Gun Debate

As I listen to the gun debate around our country, something inside of me keeps saying, “This is off-course.” First of all, I share the outrage of others against the brutal and evil actions of those who take up arms…

A Day in Caerphilly, Wales

A Day in Caerphilly, Wales

On our recent trip to England with our daughter Heidi, to visit our son and daughter-in-law, we had a chance to drive several hours to visit the beautiful country of Wales—in the western part of Britain. We spent a little…

Calling All "Downton Abbey" Lovers

Calling All “Downton Abbey” Lovers

On our recent trip to England, we had the privilege of visiting Highclere Castle. This 5,000-acre estate in Hampshire, England, opened in 1842 and is currently the filming location for the hit British series, Downton Abbey. We were actually a…

Growing Up in Christ

Growing Up in Christ

This weekend we will be starting a new sermon series, Growing Up in Christ. The goal of this series is to help true followers of Jesus better understand the nature of spiritual growth and maturity. One of the realities of…