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Discipleship at our Church

At ECC, we are committed to at least 10 core values that guide us in our discipleship practice. ...

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A Summer Rest from Sunday School

As summer is quickly approaching, we again take time to give thanks to God for another great year of Sunday School teaching. We are blessed with godly and capable teachers at every level of Sunday School. I hope that this past year, God has grown you in some way as you or your children experienced Sunday School. As last summer, this year the Session, the Christian Discipl...

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Recommended Reading

Alas, the summer is coming to an end. Sunday School will be beginning soon (Sun, Aug 20!). And there are still dozens of books that you did not get to read yet...(or is that just my problem?) This past summer, the Christian Discipleship Committee sold (at a significant discount) different books that we recommended for your encouragement, edification, and growth. Now that ...

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Lessons from my appendix

Surgery is never fun but God used my recent experience to teach me about His Body....

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Following Jesus...by Loving One Another

So you joined a Community Group back in September and now it's the beginning of February. At first it was exciting; you had the summer off and were glad to be back in regular fellowship with people from Church. But now you hear the steady dripping noise of the kitchen faucet when nobody is talking during a discussion. Or maybe your skin is beginning to bristle because THA...

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God's Warning: The Day After the Election

As I write this, the election results are in and most commentators are calling the results of the presidential election an historic upset in elections. No matter what your feelings are toward the election, God's warning to His people should be heard loud and clear: Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation. When his breath departs he ...

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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....

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Sadness & The Church

Sadness. Everyone experiences sadness at some point; it may come in the form of discouragement, the "blues," mourning over tragedy, depression, etc. Sadness is part of the Christian life. Did you know that? Or did you think that sadness only happens to those who are not following Jesus? The psalmist certainly knew sadness: My tears have been my food day and night...Why ...

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A gentle and quiet spirit? Who, me?

Peter exhorts us to have a gentle and quiet spirit. That is not my natural inclination, but by God's grace I am learning to fight for it....

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Gratefulness

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

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