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Grieve Not…As Others Do

Posted by Van Barnhill on

This past October 27th marked the 157th birthday of the Theodore Roosevelt (my favorite POTUS). His life was fantastic and wonderful and full of adventure. But there were also some low points. When he was 25, Teddy’s mother and wife died. On the same day. Which happened to be...

Discipline Yourself for Godliness

Posted by Leland Brown on

Many of us who drive to and from the same places regularly have experienced distracted driving—where all of the sudden we arrive at our destination and cannot remember how we got there. We’ve travelled the same route many times or we’re in an engaging phone conversation, so we...

The Kingdom

Posted by Van Barnhill on

The spiritual definition of the word kingdom is “the domain over which the spiritual sovereignty of God or Christ extends, whether in heaven or on earth.” Mainly, the domain over which God is sovereign. And because the Bible says, ‘In the beginning, God created the heavens and...

The Clemson Bandwagon

Posted by Buster Brown on

A bandwagon is “a particular activity or cause that has suddenly become fashionable or popular”.In sports, the term “bandwagoner” is used derisively of an individual who suddenly becomes a devotee of an up and coming and winning program. I have been accused of...

Remember Those Who are Persecuted

Posted by Buster Brown on

One way we resist the devil and his overtures is to understand that we are part of a universal church of brothers and sisters who profess faith in the strong reality of the crucified, resurrected, and ascended Christ. Part of my resistance to the devil’s schemes is to know that I have...

Love On Charleston

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Charleston and the surrounding areas have been hit with an historic flood and many of you are looking for ways to serve and bless your neighbors. Join us at ECBC as we become the hands and feet of Jesus to our community. Here are a few ways you can help fulfill the Great Commission in this...

REST (In the Lord)

Posted by Van Barnhill on

I am a self-reliant person. Very task-oriented. Checking items off of a list gives me an immense amount of satisfaction and fulfillment. I like being able to tell myself phrases like “I can do this” or “I got this” (read: I do not need any help whatsoever). In school...

God Wants You to Tip Him Real Good

Posted by Craig Harris on

Now that I have your attention, let me say that there is not a more insidious heresy to propagate. Imagine that we would relegate the Eternal, Triune, Creator God, who has made us and redeemed us to the role of a celestial bell hop, busboy or waiter.  Yet this is how we have practically...

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