Another Pastoral Epistle 5-24-17

Another Pastoral Epistle May 24, 2017   Hi EBC family, Six times, six different ways. I have used this phrase in many different settings and even spoke of it awhile back in another epistle. It is on my mind presently for a couple of reasons. One reason has to do …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 5-17-17

Another Pastoral Epistle May 17, 2017   Hi EBC family, Are you able to eat enough food today for the next six months? Could you feed your newborn enough milk on Monday to sustain him for a week? Yet that is the approach of many followers of Christ when it …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 5-10-17

Another Pastoral Epistle May 10, 2017   Hi EBC family, Change! The word itself stirs all kind of emotions. Most of us prefer things to be familiar and predictable. I certainly value my routines. I like to know what I can expect each day. Yet the only thing I can …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 5-3-17

Another Pastoral Epistle May 3, 2017   Hi EBC family, “You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.” I don’t know who said it, but it has stuck with me, for it speaks to …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 4-26-17

Another Pastoral Epistle April 26, 2017   Good day, church, Here is an update on the Iski people in Papua New Guinea from team members who work with Seth and Rochelle Callahan.  Be sure to read our EBC announcements below as well.  See you Sunday! Erica LaGrandeur Administrative Assistant     …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 4-19-17

Another Pastoral Epistle April 19, 2017   Hi EBC family, Christ is risen…He has risen indeed! While that annual greeting runs the risk of sounding trite, it has incredible implications to our everyday. Because He is risen, we may face discouragement, but never in despair. Because He is risen, our …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 4-13-17

Another Pastoral Epistle April 13, 2017   Hi EBC family, “They went to a place called Gethsemane…He took Peter, James, and John along with him, and he began to be deeply distressed and troubled. ‘My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death,’ he said to them…Going a …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 4-5-17

Another Pastoral Epistle April 5, 2017   Hi EBC family, “What does it mean to make every pleasure into adoration?” I came across that question recently in a book I am reading on prayer. It is a reference to C.S. Lewis who made it his goal to make every pleasure …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 3-29-17

Another Pastoral Epistle March 29, 2017   Hi EBC family, Have you had someone say to you or have you heard it said, “You get an A for effort?” We might think of this as a way to soften the blow when someone has failed. In other words, you failed, …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 3-22-17

Another Pastoral Epistle March 22, 2017   Hi EBC family, What has God put in your heart to do? That was a question that surfaced from our time in Nehemiah this past Sunday (Nehemiah 2:12). I can say with conviction that God has put it in my heart to edify …

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