Please visit our Worship Practices during Covid-19 for updates about changes to our services. 

X Close Menu

The ECC Blog

Posts Tagged with "Bible"

Subscribe to the RSS Feed
  • Featured Posts
  • All Posts

Summer Reading for Women (or anyone!)

79816_3_5[1]

It's summer and the time to pull out some books! I'm going to share what it on my Summer Reading list in hopes of inspiring some of you to join me and push me to read them all. Ten Words to Live By by Jen Wilkin I'm reading this in preparation for our Tuesday Bible study on Exodus that begins in September, but I think I would read it even if that was not the case. After ...

Keep Reading
7

Facing the Enemy

meg-jerrard-f1q4NlVRYSc-unsplash

A prayer of hope in the battle for truth and the hearts of those we love. ...

Keep Reading

Stuff to read and listen to

Library Books 4.JPG

I have read and listened to some really good stuff lately and I do not want to keep it to myself! So here are some recommendations for things to keep you engaged during these lovely winter months. (I really do like winter maybe I keep better in the cold.) Books Aging with Grace by Susan Hunt and Sharon Betters I look around at ECC and I see women who are so strong in t...

Keep Reading

End of the year reflections

New year 2021 blog post

All around us people are saying "good riddance" to 2020. I have found myself joining in with this sentiment all too quickly. Good riddance to lockdowns, toilet paper shortages, people living in fear and isolation, and the ever-present CoVid reports, feeding our anxiety. But what if we could look back at this year, and forward to 2021 with a rather more biblical outlook? I ...

Keep Reading
2

Christmas in the ordinary

Charlie Brown Christmas tree.PNG

Christmas means loving those around me when loving isn't easy. ...

Keep Reading
2

Daniel's Beasts: Politics & the Church

Daniel's Beasts

The issues surrounding this year's election remind me of Daniel 7, that most strange chapter in the Bible with beasts....

Keep Reading
1

How to get the most out of reading your Bible.

Rich Holding Bible 2.JPG

Pastor Rich provides practical suggestions on how to get the most out of reading your Bible....

Keep Reading

Calm....IN the storms

stormy lake

The hurricane which is roaring through Louisiana and other states as I write this seems like an appropriate metaphor for our current times. There are so many storms in our world right now CoVid restrictions, rioting, racial issues, political turmoil, conflict with friends, feeling isolated and alone I could go on, but let's get to the more encouraging part. I am drawn t...

Keep Reading
2

A Testimony of Family Discipleship

Bible Studys button

in an interview Tina Miller's father, Gene Burke, shares his testimony of family discipleship...

Keep Reading
2

Quarantine reading

IMG-2846.JPG

Tina Miller shares some of what she's currently reading....

Keep Reading

Stocking-stuffer ideas for families

Capture.PNG

Reviews of several gift ideas for children and parents....

Keep Reading

Fighting for Joy in the Desert

man in desert

practical thoughts for dealing with a season of spiritual dryness...

Keep Reading

Not in Me

71473596_2772867889390731_4529388694074818560_n

Grace is Not a Bargaining Tool...

Keep Reading

Haunted

Middle eastern women

Middle Eastern women interviewed on a recent podcast have left me humbled and inspired by their devotion and confidence in God's Word....

Keep Reading

Inviting Children to Encounter Jesus

65305649_10218017388739841_7954797396657963008_o

Family ministry summer intern, Kate Cupp, reflects on VBS....

Keep Reading

Thoughts during Lent

Lent is often considered a time of quiet reflection. But it might also be a time God uses to challenge us to consider how we live out the Gospel all year long....

Keep Reading

A Biblical Love Poem

34116_My_Heart

The Bible celebrates love between a husband and a wife, sometimes in the most shocking ways....

Keep Reading

Resolved: Not to make resolutions

Resolutions are easily forgotten in the shuffle of the new year. Instead of a list of resolutions, perhaps one word to guide my thoughts and intentions will keep me focused on how God wants to grow me this year....

Keep Reading

Hope in Christ

How does hope in Christ help in everyday life? Is it just something that we can tuck away for future reference? I am learning that hope is an everyday thing, helping me live life in a way that can honor Christ....

Keep Reading

Gratefulness

Reading Colossians forces the reader to grow in thankfulness and gratitude. ...

Keep Reading

Why should I come to a Women's Bible study?

We need to be in God's Word together, to encourage and exhort one another and to deepen friendships. This year there are 4 opportunities to learn and grow together. Come and join us for a great year in God's Word!...

Keep Reading

Summer Sunday Mornings, revisited

A few ideas for ways to use your Sunday mornings to feed on God's Word this summer, even without Sunday School!...

Keep Reading

Prioritize Family Worship

Let's just admit something. There are two responses when someone sees the words, "Family Worship." The Traumatic Response Some of you hear the phrase and begin to shudder, having traumatic flashbacks of trying to do devotions with your children in the midst of tears, fighting, or squirrely kids. In fact, there is probably a counseling center somewhere devoted simply to t...

Keep Reading

Wide-Angle Bible Reading

Consider a new way of reading your Bible this summer: whole book Bible reading. Here's why to do it and how it might change your outlook on the Bible....

Keep Reading
Subscribe