Encouragement


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Jun 2017

Summer is fast approaching, and that means warmer weather, longer days, and a chance to invest in your leadership and influence skills. We are all leaders—even if you don’t run a team, have a fancy title, or spend your week preparing sermons. If you have influence, you are leading someone. And when a leader gets better, everyone around them gets better, too. ECF is hosting the Global Leadership Summit for the 8th year on August 10-11. We know it’s a commitment in your professional and personal life to attend the Summit, so we......

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13
May 2017

Good morning everyone! In all your Mother’s Day planning I trust being together at church is on the agenda. I’ve invited Rachel Grant, mother of four, to share the Word with us tomorrow at 10 am. I can’t wait to hear what the Holy Spirit and motherhood has taught her. It’s her maiden voyage to take the helm on Sunday morning so let’s be there front and center to cheer her on! By the way I hear free coffee and donuts will be had! Can’t wait to be together! PG...

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23
Feb 2017

Ps 85:4 Restore us again, O God our Savior, and put away your displeasure toward us. 5 Will you be angry with us forever? Will you prolong your anger through all generations? 6 Will you not revive us again ,that your people may rejoice in you? NIV Typically, a technical word like “again” doesn’t get much attention. In our reading today I was mildly amused when I was drawn into the two times it’s used in verse 4 and 6. Throughout their history Israel had a nasty habit of worshiping foreign gods......

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08
Jan 2017

Hello Everyone! I hope you’re doing well and staying warm. We felt the wise decision was to cancel the service this morning and stay off the roads. We’ve rescheduled Wayne Cordeiro for February 19. I do hope you’re joining me in our daily reading and praying through the Lord’s Prayer. Today’s reading from John 6 is challenging from many angles. I was stopped in my tracks by verse 15. “When Jesus saw that they were ready to force him to be their king, he slipped away into the hills by himself.” John......

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