Another Pastoral Epistle 12-20-17

Another Pastoral Epistle December 20, 2017 Hi EBC family, Why is it that even with the best intentions to slow things down during the Christmas season, it still seems to arrive way too quickly? With only 5 days to Christmas, there is much to do. Getting ready for the kids …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 12-13-17

Another Pastoral Epistle December 13, 2017   Hi church, Why are we so fascinated with a new baby? New birth is always so astounding. We check to see any family resemblances. We love to hold and cuddle newborns with their soft skin. I guess it is no secret that the …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 12-6-17

Another Pastoral Epistle December 6, 2017   Hi Church, “Jesus is the reason for the season” “Keep Christ in Christmas” “Wise men Still Seek Him” “More Christ in Christmas”   There are many Christian sayings that intend on holding on to the true meaning of Christmas. The pull is real …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 11-29-17

Another Pastoral Epistle November 29, 2017   Hi church, Two thousand years ago in Bethlehem, the world received a very important gift. That’s when Jesus pitched his tent on planet earth. God-man chose to enter a messy world in order to save sinners from the penalty of sin. Of course, …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 11-22-17

Another Pastoral Epistle November 22, 2017     EBC’s Adopted People Group—the Iski of Papua New Guinea   Two years ago, in partnership with Ethnos360, EBC adopted an unreached people group in Papua New Guinea called the Iski. This summer we rejoiced at the news of the Iski hearing the …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 11-15-17

Another Pastoral Epistle November 15, 2017   Hi church, Recently, at the close of a visit, I read from Romans, chapter 8. It is a familiar passage that speaks of the wonderful truth that nothing can separate us from God’s love. There was a particular phrase that jumped out to …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 11-8-17

Another Pastoral Epistle November 8, 2017   Hi church, What do Skittles, Sports, the Statue of Liberty, S’mores, a Shower & a Sweet Shoppe have in common? Trunk or Treat at EBC!   Highlights: 148 kids attended – a record for us! 17 decorated trunks, 3 fire pits, a photo …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 11-1-17

Another Pastoral Epistle November 1, 2017   Hi church, There was a post on the church’s Facebook page this past Monday that said: “there’s no power at the church.” I had to smile. It reminded me of the story of an organ in a large church that broke down one …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 10-25-17

Another Pastoral Epistle October 25, 2017   Hi Church, Flying squirrels! Yes! There are such things! And they are nocturnal. How do I know that? Because when I was trying to sleep they were active in my attic. And after catching 5 of them in four days, I decided it …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 10-18-17

Another Pastoral Epistle October 18, 2017   Hi Church, “When the church is seen to move straight from worship of the God we see in Jesus to making a difference and effecting much needed change in the real world…when people realize that those who pray for the Spirit to work …

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