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On My Reading Shelf

Reading book

Here's a look at what I've recently read or am reading right now...

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What happening for women at ECC?

Tuesday Womens Bible (800x600)

An overview of what it happening for women at ECC....

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A Tragedy for Western Civilization


The burning of Notre Dame is a tragedy for all Western Civilization......

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God & Post-it Notes

Post-it Notes

I have a student - let’s call him Karl - who’s a bit fidgety in choir class......

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Remember Bonhoeffer

Bonhoeffer memorial

On this date, April 9, in 1945 Dietrich Bonhoeffer was put to death by Nazi guards at the Flossenbrg death camp. They hung him. Bonhoeffer, who stood up with his Christian convictions, refused to submit to the idols of the Nazi regime. And it cost him his life. I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now ...

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The Importance of the Resurrection

And if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain, and your faith is in vain. ~Romans 15:14 It hasn't happened recently, but there have been occasions in my life when I have asked myself, "How do I really know that Christianity is true? How do I know that when I die, I won't wake up to some very different reality than the one described in the Bible?" W...

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God's Immutability in Resurrection Glory

the message of Easter flows from the attributes of God...

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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....

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Pastor Briefing: Presbytery

Presbytery Mtg S. Charleston church, 2-19, Harvey, Rich

Three times a year the Presbytery of the Midwest meets over two days to conduct training, business, and worship. Our Presbytery includes more than 50 EPC churches located in Indiana, Michigan, and the western half of Ohio. Local EPC churches are expected to send their ministers (officially referred to as teaching elders) and ruling elders, as representatives. Our presbyter...

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A Biblical Love Poem


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

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