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A Battle Worth Engaging

Posted by Rose Anderson on

Life in a fallen world is hard.  Even knowing the source of all joy and abundant life,   even knowing that the end game is a huge win, it seems that getting there is still hard.  Believers and unbelievers alike have to deal with sickness, suffering, and death until Jesus...

Thoughts towards this Sunday's Sermon...

Posted by Buster Brown on

Dear Church Family,   As we think about the rapid change in our culture especially in the area of sexuality, please consider the following that comes from a British theologian named Theo Hobson:  For a moral revolution to occur:   What was condemned has to be...

Thoughts on the shooting of Walter Scott

Posted by Buster Brown on

Dear Church, I have been incredibly saddened and “sickened” by the events that have unfolded in the aftermath of the shooting of Walter Scott. This morning I felt compelled to share several points with our men at Man2Man and I’d like to briefly list those out. First of...

Excerpt from Prayer by Tim Keller

Posted by Buster Brown on

I came across the following discussion in reading Tim Keller’s book, Prayer (Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God), (which I highly recommend). I thought this was an excellent statement (pp. 193-194):   “[The] Augustinian model is “I am what I love”. As...

Fight the Good Fight of Faith

Posted by Buster Brown on

This past Sunday, I preached on fighting the good/beautiful/useful fight of the faith and referenced entitled Happiness is a Choice (A Manual on the Symptoms, Causes, and Cures of Depression) by Minirth and Meier. Both are psychiatrists of repute who are adjunct faculty at Dallas...

When the Battles Overwhelm the Blessings

Posted by Brad Reed on

Buster often responds when asked “How is it going?” with the answer, “battles and blessings”.  Rick Warren, Senior Pastor of Saddleback Church, states it this way: “Rather than life being hills and valleys, I believe that it's kind of like two rails on a...

Sanctity of Life Statement

Posted by Buster Brown on

This past week I read this statement at the beginning of my sermon on Sanctity of Life Sunday and several have requested that I reproduce it.   Sanctity of Life Statement January 18, 2015   On this Sanctify of Life Sunday, January 18, 2015, we lament the taking of human life. We...

Christus Paradox Recap

Posted by Dean Henderson on

ECBC Family, Thank you for the kind comments we have received on this year’s Christmas Concert, Christus Paradox.  So thankful that the Lord used it to bless many people in their preparation for the Advent season.  VERY special thanks to Marc Collins and his crew for all their...

Retreat

Posted by Rose Anderson on

I am so excited about what God has been doing among us as a Body of Women!  I have been seeing Him moving in our small groups in Bible study, especially.  I have seen women growing closer to Him and to each other.  New friendships are being made, and the Lord is drawing us all...

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